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Continuing and Professional Education names new director

Shelly Jobst has been named director of Continuing and Professional Education, a unit in Outreach and International Affairs

Jobst, a longtime employee of Continuing and Professional Education, will oversee a $9 million portfolio of program services for conferences, short courses, workshops, and certificate programs.


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September 26, 2018 - March 29, 2019 - Recently Appointed Administrators Program

This program is taught in four cohort sessions and provides multiple, hands-on opportunities structured to hone and expand existing skills and to sharpen decision-making abilities for newly appointed school administrators.

October 1, 2018 - December 3, 2018 - Lifelong Learning Fall Term

Providing intellectual, cultural, and social experiences for curious adults 50 and older.