SALISBURY, MD—Dr. Chrys Egan, professor of communication at Salisbury University, has been named associate dean of the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts.
Not only a member of the faculty, Egan has held numerous leadership positions throughout campus, including director of the Youth Innovation Academy, Co-Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, Faculty Senate president and Business Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON) scholar-in-residence.
Off campus, Egan is currently the president of the International Leadership Association’s Women and Leadership, second vice president of the Maryland Communication Association, and past president of the Popular Culture Association in the South.
“Dr. Egan has been a great asset to the Fulton School, and I’m confident she will excel in her new role,” said Dr. Maarten Pereboom, dean of the Fulton School. “Her involvement in so many groups and organizations both on and off campus demonstrate a strong commitment to helping her colleagues and making our community stronger.”
She has 35 academic publications and 50 popular press articles on communication, leadership and culture. Her most recent co-edited book Pathways into the Political Arena: The Perspectives of Global Women Leaders by Information Age was released in 2020. She has taught over 40 different university subjects, mentored more than 100 research students and delivered over 100 conference presentations.
“I love serving as the Fulton School of Liberal Arts associate dean because I collaborate with colleagues, students, and community members to support the arts, humanities, and social sciences,” she said.
For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the Fulton School webpage at www.salisbury.edu/fulton
The diverse and varied Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts plays a vital role in the academic experience of nearly every Salisbury University student. Our unique, vibrant and well-respected educational community offers programs based in the visual and performing arts, the humanities and the social sciences.