August 13, 2022


It's Your Education

Gagliano tapped as Newberry College’s interim dean of arts, humanities & social sciences


NEWBERRY — Newberry Faculty has declared that Pat Gagliano, chair of arts and communications, will provide as interim dean of arts, humanities and social sciences.

“Pat is a continual leader,” said Sid Parrish, Ph.D., vice president for educational affairs. “He has a good deal of working experience functioning in a section that is now a portion of this division. He is structured, very clear-thinking, reliable and intention oriented. We are confident that this will be a prosperous 12 months less than his leadership.”

Gagliano has served Newberry College given that he arrived in 1994 as professor of theatre and speech and chair of the office. In the course of his tenure, he has produced, directed and acted in quite a few university theatre productions and advised innumerable learners. He also served as director of the faculty daily life lessons from 2008-12 and 2019-22.

He has distinguished himself with several awards, including Boyd Professorship for Training Excellence (2006-07) the Carter Professorship for Selfless Giving (2009-10) and the Nationwide Modern society of Management and Success’ Excellence in Educating Award (2014).

He has also been an officer and award-successful educator in the South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association, the South Carolina Theatre Affiliation and the Southeastern Theatre Convention.

“The college in the arts, humanities and social sciences are talented and caring people. I seem forward to operating with each and every of them,” claimed Gagliano.

Gagliano has agreed to provide in the interim purpose for no far more than a calendar year when the establishment conducts a nationwide search for the division’s long lasting dean.