Ganley Named SES Dean; Partida Assumes Key Teacher Ed Role


Provost Patricia Easton has announced the appointment of Professor DeLacy Ganley, who has held the role of interim dean of the School of Educational Studies (SES) since the oncoming of this season, because the school’s dean upon the unanimous recommendation from the SES faculty.

Easton’s announcement was sent to the campus community this week and said, in part, that Ganley “has shown to be a gifted administrator and leader, gaining the boldness of her faculty, her peers, and also the CGU administration.”

Since her arrival in 2003 as co-director after which sole director of the Department of Teacher Education, Ganley has secured more than $17 million in grants for that department (which a lot more than $8 million, Easton noted, evolved as the result of grants personally authored by Ganley).

Ganley’s many achievements include spearheading the creation of the Allies of Dreamers certificate program (to supply teachers with training to support undocumented students) and the establishment from the Claremont Native American Fellowship (to boost the number of Native American educators serving Native American populations around the country).

In addition, Easton’s announcement included this news that Eddie Partida, a doctoral student in Education who has held the positioning of Teacher Education’s interim director because the oncoming of this season, has decided to function as the program’s director. Partida can also be Teacher Education’s long-time STEM Coordinator.

“SES has a distinguished background and many successful alumni,” Easton’s announcement concluded, “and i'm confident that it is well-positioned for greater future success.”

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