The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education (SOE) Interim Dean Randy Penfield announced Dr. Jewell Cooper as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services. Dr. Cooper, who has worked in higher education for 28 years and has been involved in teacher education for the past 25, will begin her new role on August 1.
Dr. Cooper has been a member of the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE). Prior to her time at UNCG, she was a faculty member at Bennett College for Women in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for 9 years. She also has experience in the classroom as a former middle school language arts teacher in North Carolina, Michigan, and Tennessee.