FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 18, 2010
Dr. Linda Vaden-Goad started in her new position on August 2, 2010. She comes to Framingham State from Western Connecticut State University's School of Arts and Sciences, where she served as Dean for eight years. She succeeds Dr. Robert Martin, who retired earlier this summer after six years at his post. Vice President Vaden-Goad is a native of Texas and graduated from the University of Houston. Dr. Vaden-Goad is especially interested in higher education’s role in an increasingly globalized world and appreciates strides the University faculty has made in promoting global citizenship. Dr. Vaden-Goad plans to reside in Framingham with her husband, Robert, a professor of mathematics at Southern Connecticut State University.
About Framingham State University
As Massachusetts' premier state university, Framingham State University offers prepared and motivated students a wide range of challenging undergraduate and graduate programs. Located just 20 miles from Boston, the university offers many options for students to engage in real-world learning both on its quintessential New England campus and in Boston and its thriving MetroWest region.
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