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New Leader for Academic Affairs

Norah Shultz will begin her career at SDSU on June 27.
By SDSU News Team

Norah Shultz will become the associate vice president for Academic Affairs, Student Achievement on June 27.

She received her bachelor's degree in social science from Rosemont College in 1978 and her master's degree and Ph.D. in sociology from Bryn Mawr College in 1984 and 1988, respectively.

Shultz will join SDSU from Penn State Abington where she serves as the senior associate dean for Academic Affairs, providing leadership for the three academic divisions and an array of academic support services, while working with the senior team in providing fiscal management and planning for the college. 

She began her academic career at Arcadia University, becoming the Acting Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the summer of 2000. Soon thereafter she became the dean of Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Development, eventually holding the positions of associate vice president for Undergraduate Education and founding dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.