Friday, October 9, 2015

Gally has a new President

Roberta "Bobbi" Cordano
Roberta “Bobbi” Cordano will become Gallaudet's 11th president. The Board of Trustees picked the Minnesota foundation executive from a group of three finalists. Cordano is 51 years old and deaf. She attended Wisconsin's Beloit College before earning a law degree University of Wisconsin at Madison. She will will take office January 11, succeeding T. Alan Hurwitz. Heather Harker, chair of the Board of Trustees said:
“As our students are connecting with our vibrant community, discovering their academic and career aspirations, and influencing conversations and their futures, Ms. Cordano will be the kind of president to lead transformational change at the university. She’s the right person at the right time for Gallaudet.”
Read more at the Gallaudet website.