Dr. Ameeta Jadav Named Dean of Academic Affairs at The Art Institute of Atlanta
March 16, 2012
The Art Institute of Atlanta recently announced the appointment of Ameeta Jadav, Ph.D., to be the college’s dean of academic affairs. Dr. Jadav’s tenure with The Art Institute of Atlanta began in 1999 as department chair of multimedia and web design. For the past two years, she has served as associate dean of academic affairs.
Previous academic and professional experience includes: designing, developing and implementing web-based business solutions as head of the publishing studio for Planetasia.com (Bangalore, India); educational technology specialist for CMC Limited (multiple offices, India); visiting scholar at Edith Cowan University (Perth, Australia); and teacher at Lourdes Convent High School (Gujarat, India). Dr. Jadav holds a Ph.D. in instructional science and technology from Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), as well as an M.Ed. in Educational Technology, a B.Ed. in Teacher Training and a B.S. in physics/math minor, all from Gudjarat University (South Gujarat, India). The author of numerous professional papers and presentations, Dr. Jadav most recently authored a book, “Designing Usable Web Interfaces,” a paper (with J. Bothra) on “Evolution of the Higher Education Faculty Role: From Facilitator to Orchestrator,” presented at the E-Learn Conference in Vancouver, Canada, and a poster session called “Community Service at The Art Institute of Atlanta” (with Sally Parsonson, Ph.D.), presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Jo Ann Koch, president of The Art Institute of Atlanta, commented, “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Ameeta to the executive committee at The Art Institute of Atlanta. She has contributed to The Art Institute of Atlanta and our students’ success in so many very important ways and I am looking forward to her continued leadership in an even broader arena than before. Her wealth of experience with The Art Institute of Atlanta will be most welcome as we move forward to the next stage of the college’s growth in service to the business community and people of the greater Atlanta area.”
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