Virginia University at Parkersburg
McClung chosen for leaders program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A West Virginia University at Parkersburg faculty member has been selected to participate in the Leaders, an international program for administrators and faculty in higher education sponsored by the National Institute for Leadership Development.
Assistant Professor Denise McClung was selected based on her professional abilities, interest in advancement in higher education and the quality of her proposed project, to enhance the effectiveness of the college’s Center for Teaching Innovation. She serves as the center’s director.
The year-long Leaders program is designed to enhance the skills participants need to assume major decision-making roles in their institutions, including institutional practice in supervisory and human relations skills, planning and budgeting and organizational transformation.
Mrs. McClung’s mentor for her Leaders’ project will be Dr. Cindy Kelley, chair of the Education Division.
Leader participants are chosen for their professional abilities, their interests in advancement in higher education and the quality of their proposed projects. The National Institute for Leadership Development is internationally recognized by colleges, universities and businesses for its visionary, holistic programs that produce leaders who effectively challenge assumptions, eliminate barriers and create new pathways to successful solutions.
Mrs. McClung teaches psychology courses and has been at WVU Parkersburg for nine years. She is a past winner of the college’s "teacher of the year" and "rookie teacher of the year" honors. She is married to Dr. Phil McClung, a psychology professor at WVU Parkersburg.
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