April Carter has joined the iSchool as assistant dean for student affairs. In her new position, she will provide strategic direction and support academic advising, career services, and enrichment of the student experience.
Carter has worked at UIUC for 15 years and has extensive experience in providing academic support to students. Prior to joining the School, she served as assistant dean for undergraduate affairs in the College of Education. Carter holds a bachelor's degree in management information systems from Oakland University and a master's degree in special education cross categorical from Northern Arizona University. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in education policy, organization, and leadership.
Outside of work, Carter enjoys spending time with her family and baking and decorating cakes and cookies.
"I am looking forward to supporting students and staff as the iSchool continues to grow," she said. "I believe the sky is the limit to what we will accomplish in our School."