SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Richard Helldobler has been named vice president for academic affairs at Shepherd University.
will begin his
duties July 1.
will provide collaborative academic leadership and internal management for faculty, academic staff and students.
will supervise the deans of Shepherd's
four schools, the graduate and continuing education program, the Scarborough Library
, the Center for Teaching and Learning and athletics.
Helldobler comes from California University of Pennsylvania where he has held several positions since 1990, most recently serving as the associate provost/associate vice president for academic affairs.
While at California, Helldobler was the dean of the College of Liberal Arts following 10 years as chair of the Department of Theater and Dance.
will be tenured as a professor in Shepherd's Department of Contemporary Art
and Theater in the School of Arts and Humanities.