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New CUA Officers Appointed

18 September 1997

t.gif (986 bytes)he Catholic University of America announces three new appointments: Provost John J. Convey announces the appointment of Katherine S. Lafrance of Reston, Va., as dean of admissions and financial aid.

Ms. Lafrance has served as enrollment systems analyst in the university's Office of Admissions, director of enrollment systems, and associate dean of undergraduate admissions and financial aid. She holds a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Mount Holyoke College and a master's degree in education from Framingham State College in Massachusetts.

G. Kendell Rice, the university's new registrar, comes to Catholic University from the School of Theology at Claremont, of Claremont Colleges, Calif., where he served as registrar and director of enrollment services. He holds a Ph.D. in administration from the University of Oklahoma.

William Lantry has been named director of academic services in the Center for Planning and Information Technology. He will be responsible for educational technology. He comes to Catholic University from Slippery Rock University where he was a member of the English department, chair of the educational technical committee and webmaster for the college of arts and sciences. He earned his Ph.D. in creative writing at the University of Houston.

Lantry, who lives in Silver Spring, Md., will coordinate the expansion of educational technology, both on and off campus, and will assist the implementation of video-conferencing, web-based instruction, and the development of a lab for faculty discussion of technology in the classroom.


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