Robert Q. Berry III Named Education Dean at the University of Arizona

Robert Q. Berry III, Ph.D. has joined the University of Arizona as the Dean and Paul L. Lindsey and Kathy J. Alexander Chair of the College of Education. In this role, he will continue to build upon the College of Education’s mission to promote learning, research, and transformative action to create a more inclusive and equitable community and world.

Dr. Berry will join the College of Education from the University of Virginia, where he was the inaugural Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the School of Education and Human Development and the Samuel Braley Gray Professor of Mathematics Education. Additionally, Dr. Berry is the immediate Past-President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and he was recently elected to the National Academy of Education.

Berry is a first-generation college graduate who received his Bachelor of Science degree from Old Dominion University, his master’s degree from Christopher Newport University, and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

WittKieffer’s Alejandra Gillette-Teran, Cathryn Davis and Jen Meyers Pickard, Ph.D. led this search.

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