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UW–Madison alum Marri named dean of Ball State's Teachers College

January 10, 2020

UW-Madison alumnus Anand R. Marri was named dean of Ball State University’s Teachers College, BSU announced in a news release on Jan. 7.

Marri will begin his post at Ball state on July 1.

Anand Marri
Marri earned his Ph.D. from the School of Education’s highly ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction in 2003. He also is a member of the School of Education’s Board of Visitors.

Marri says he admires how Ball State provides a high quality postsecondary education and serves its neighbors, near and far.

“Ball State serves the needs of all students, particularly first-generation college students who might not otherwise have access to postsecondary education,” says Marri. “In doing so, Ball State also improves lives in both the local community and the state of Indiana. I am excited to work with our community partners, especially Muncie (Ind.) Community Schools.”

To learn more about Marri and his appointment, check out the full Ball State University news release here.

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