SWU names McLendon dean of School of Education

02.20.14 | Education, Academics

SWU names McLendon dean of School of Education

    Dr. Sandra McLendon has been appointed as dean of the School of Education at Southern Wesleyan University.

    Since July 2013, McLendon has served as acting dean. McLendon has been on the Education faculty at SWU since 2007. Prior to serving as acting dean, she was the associate dean for the School of Education from 2009-2013.

    “Dr. McLendon offers incredible experience, amazing connections and a wealth of ideas to move our already widely acclaimed education program to even greater heights,” said Southern Wesleyan University President Todd Voss. “I could not be more pleased she has enthusiastically accepted this appointment. Students are already benefiting from her outstanding leadership.”

    McLendon earned her Ed.D. in education administration from Nova Southeastern University; a certification in curriculum and supervision from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte; a MLS from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro; and a BS in English from Erskine College. McLendon holds South Carolina certification for secondary English; media specialist, K-12; secondary supervision; and secondary principal.

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