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Jeffrey Fairbrother Interim Dean, Education, Health & Human Sciences

Fairbrother Named Interim Dean

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS) is pleased to announce that Jeff Fairbrother will be serving as interim dean effective July 1, 2019.  Fairbrother has been serving as CEHHS’ associate dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs since May, 2016.

Fairbrother joined the administrative team in the college from the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies (KRSS).  His career with the college began in 2003 when he accepted a position as assistant professor in Exercise, Sport, and Leisure Studies (now KRSS), reaching the rank of full professor in 2015. Prior to this appointment, Fairbrother also served as interim department head and then department head of KRSS for a total of four years.  He was awarded the 2015 Dean’s Leadership Award in our college and was also a Fellow in the 2015 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program.

Fairbrother said, “I am delighted and honored to serve the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences in this capacity. This is an exciting time as we transition to the next stage of the journey for our wonderful college. I thank Dean Bob Rider for his many years of leadership and his tireless passion for the college and those we serve.”

Please join CEHHS in welcoming Fairbrother as the interim dean of CEHHS.