Campus Connection.

September 5, 2003 Volume 19, Number 3

Barbara Baily Named Western Illinois University Associate Provost

Barbara Baily, has been named associate provost at Western, effective immediately. She has served as interim associate provost since 2001 and will continue her duties as director of graduate studies.

“I am so pleased that Dr. Baily has agreed to remain in the Provost’s Office.  Her energy, expertise and dedication have been instrumental in shaping the academic policies of Western over the past several years,” said Provost Joseph Rallo.

“Although Dr. Baily will still lead our graduate program, she will also assume additional responsibilities in the critical areas of assessment, accreditation and program development,” Rallo added. “I look forward to her guidance and counsel as we initiate several new and exciting academic initiatives for the University in the coming months.”

She has been director of graduate studies at Western since 1993. She previously served as assistant to the dean of graduate studies and assistant to the dean of graduate and international studies. Prior to coming to Western in 1986 Baily served as placement director and assistant program director/faculty at Robert Morris College, Carthage.

Baily received her Ph.D. in educational administration from Southern Illinois University in 1996. She earned her education specialist, master’s and bachelor’s degrees at Western. She has served as president for the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals and is a member of the Council of Graduate Schools, the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools, the Illinois Consortium for Educational Opportunity Board of Directors, the Quad Cities Graduate Studies Board of Directors and Phi Delta Kappa professional education fraternity.



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