Kathleen Kingston, Ph.D. named associate provost
Posted: July 9, 2013
Kathleen Kingston, Ph.D. has been selected as associate provost
at Gannon University. Prior to her appointment, Kingston served as
associate professor of education and associate director of the
School of Education in Gannon's College of Humanities, Education
and Social Sciences.
Kingston joined Gannon associate professor in Fall 2004. She has
been an engaged member of the faculty, serving on various
committees including Faculty Research, Graduate Council, Faculty
Senate and College Rank and Tenure. Kingston has been instrumental
in developing strategic international partnerships and
collaborations with educational institutions in Jordan and
Kingston has vast experience in all levels of education, having
served as a public school administrator and then as an executive
director at Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., prior to joining
Gannon. Kingston was selected for the position upon
completion of an internal search.
She has worked extensively to develop international programs that
benefit students, University programs, and faculty through
exchanges, service-learning, teacher training, and cultural
immersion programs. Most recently Kingston and Tim Hartigan, Ph.D.
accompanied Gannon students to Thailand to teach English at Hua Hin
Salesian School in the town of Hua Hin, and to provide training
workshops for teachers in Thailand's Roman Catholic schools.
An account of their efforts can be read here.