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Welcome Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold
Dr. BASDEN ARNOLD NAMED PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Dr. Lorin Basden Arnold has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Kutztown University, announced Friday by university president Dr. Kenneth S. Hawkinson. Basden Arnold will begin at KU Monday, June 28.
Basden Arnold, who will serve as the university's chief academic officer and as a member of the president's cabinet, will be second-in-command for the institution. Her position serves as the main advocate for student success and the pursuit of academic excellence. This will include oversight of educational, scholarly, service and research initiatives throughout the division of Academic Affairs. In addition, the position oversees all technology efforts at the university.
"The selection of Dr. Basden Arnold is an ideal match for Kutztown University and our many outstanding students, faculty, staff and administrators," Hawkinson said. "Her solid mix of experience, including nine years as a dean, three years as a provost and impressive credentials as a teacher, scholar and provider of service will be highly beneficial to our campus.