Dr. Laura Ross has been named Dean of the Arts and Sciences Division at Seminole State College of Florida, effective June 1.
Dr. Ross's career at Seminole State began in 1991 as a professor of English. From 1995-2001, she was Chair of the English Department and from 2003-04 served as Interim Director of Educational Services. Dr. Ross was also the founding Coordinator of the Title III-funded Faculty Institute for Teaching and Learning, in addition to her responsibilities as director of the Art and Phyllis Grindle Honors Institute. Since 2006, Dr. Ross has served as Director of the Honors Institute and Director of International Studies.
After receiving her bachelor's degree at Heidelberg College, Dr. Ross received her master's from Ohio State University and her doctorate from the University of Central Florida.
Dr. Ross succeeds Dr. Annye Refoe, who is retiring as Dean of Arts and Sciences after 30 years at the College.
As dean, Dr. Ross will oversee the College's core academic courses and faculty.
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