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Dr. Mary Anne Templeton named associate provost, dean of graduate school at Troy University

May 29, 2017

Dr. Mary Anne Templeton has been named associate provost and dean of the Graduate School at Troy University.

Dr. Templeton, who has been a member of the TROY faculty since 2006, has served as associate dean of the Graduate School since November 2013. Prior to that appointment, she served as an associate professor and Rehabilitation Counseling Program coordinator in the Department of Counseling and Psychology.

“Dr. Templeton is a leader and scholar with an unwavering commitment to serving students that we pride ourselves on at Troy University,” said Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor. “She brings to the position a proven record of success at various levels throughout the University, and I know that our Graduate School and its students will benefit from her experience.”

Dr. Templeton earned her Ph.D. in counselor education from the University of Alabama in 2006, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She also earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Alabama.

During her time at TROY, Dr. Templeton has served as chair of the Graduation Planning Committee and the Helen Keller Lecture Committee and as a member of the TROY Online Instructional Design Faculty Feedback Group and Institutional Effectiveness Committee, among others. She was selected as a Chancellor’s Fellow in 2013, and recognized with the Chancellor’s Award of Distinction for Sponsored Programs Success in 2010.

Dr. Templeton served as the chair-elect of the Alabama Council of Graduate Deans in 2016-2017, president of the Alabama Division of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association from 2006-2010, and the southeastern regional representative for the Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association from 2009-2012.

“I am grateful and excited for the opportunity to serve as associate provost and dean of Troy University’s Graduate School,” Dr. Templeton said. “TROY is committed to offering academic programs that are quality-driven and student-focused, and I look forward to serving and working with our graduate students and faculty.”

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