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St. Norbert College's Mary Oling-Sisay named ACE Fellow

From St. Norbert College, March 30, 2009
by Mike Counter,, (920) 403-3089

Molly Corbett Broad, president of the American Council on Education (ACE), recently announced that Mary Oling-Sisay, vice president for student affairs and dean of students at St. Norbert College has been named an ACE Fellow for the academic year 2009-10.

The ACE Fellows Program, established in 1965, is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing promising senior faculty and administrators for responsible positions in college and university administration. Thirty-eight fellows, nominated by the presidents or chancellors of their institutions, were selected this year in a national competition.

Oling-Sisay provides vision, leadership, strategic direction and management oversight for a comprehensive student affairs program at St. Norbert College. She joined the college in July 2007. Prior to that, she held several administrative positions at City College of the City University of New York, and at California State University, Chico.

Oling-Sisay has teaching experience in international relations, African studies and women and gender studies. She also has considerable experience in the media field as news anchor and reporter in Kampala, Uganda. Oling-Sisay has written and presented numerous articles on student affairs and has published pieces focusing on international relations. She speaks 10 languages.