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                                                                                                       June 16, 2005


CUA Appoints Harriet A. Nokuri as New Summer Sessions Director

Harriet A. Nokuri


WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Catholic University of America announces the appointment of Harriet A. Nokuri as the university’s new director of summer sessions, effective July 11, 2005.


Nokuri has served as director of academic advising services for the School of Professional Studies at Trinity University in Washington, D.C., since 2001. As director she manages advising services for 450 non-traditional undergraduates. Prior to assuming the position of director, she served as senior academic adviser at Trinity’s School of Professional Studies for a year.


“Harriet Nokuri brings a wealth of academic and managerial experience in varied educational settings to her position as director of summer sessions at Catholic University,” says John Convey, university provost. “I look forward to working with her as she oversees the development of a larger summer program at CUA.”


Nokuri’s prior professional experience includes several positions at the University of Maryland. There she served as assistant director for pre-professional programs in the Division of Letters and Sciences from 1999 to 2000; as the division’s assistant director for advising services from 1997 to 1999; and as the division’s adviser consultant from 1992 to 1997.


A native of Cameroon,  Nokuri earned a bachelor’s in sociology at Sioux Falls College, S.D., in 1985; a master’s in sociology at South Dakota State University in 1987; and a master’s in community planning at the University of Maryland in 1992.


Catholic University’s Summer Sessions offers a range of courses and programs for undergraduate, graduate and high school students in May, June and July. Classes are open to CUA students as well as those from other colleges and universities.


MEDIA:    A digital photo of Harriet A. Nokuri is available on request. For more information,

contact Katie Lee in the Office of Public Affairs, 202-319-5600.




The Catholic University of America, located in the heart of Washington, D.C., is unique as the national university of the Catholic Church in America. Founded in 1887 and chartered by Congress, the university opened as a graduate research institution. Undergraduate programs were introduced in 1904. Today the private and coeducational campus has approximately 5,900 undergraduate and graduate students from all states and 90 countries enrolled in 11 schools of architecture and planning, arts and sciences, canon law, engineering, law, library and information science, music, nursing, philosophy, social service, and theology and religious studies. 


















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