Charter College of Education

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  October 29, 2003

Margie Yu
Public Affairs Specialist 
(323) 343-3047



Cal State L.A. 
Office of Public Affairs 
(323) 343-3050 
Fax: (323) 343-6405

For immediate release:
Cal State L.A. Announces New Dean of
the Charter College of Education

Los Angeles, CA – California State University, Los Angeles recently appointed Carol A. Bartell (Moorpark resident) as Dean of the Charter College of Education and Professor of Education, effective October 1, 2003.

Bartell will provide leadership in implementing academic activities and the mission of the college. She overseas management of college resources and generates resources from within the University and from external sources. Bartell is responsible for providing leadership in curriculum and program development, organizing and scheduling of classes and programs, coordination of academic support services, supervision and development of academic support personnel, and interaction with students in activities related to academic programs.

Bartell has served as the Dean of the School of Education at California Lutheran University from 1995 to September 2003. She developed the first doctoral program offered by California Lutheran University and obtained WASC approval, led in the development of grants and contracts totaling over $3 million, and led the School of Education through a successful NCATE accreditation. For the past four years, she represented the independent colleges and universities as ex-officio member of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

She received her B.A. from Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois, in 1967; M.A. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1972; and Ed.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, in 1985.

California State University, Los Angeles, is a comprehensive university at the heart of a major metropolitan city. The 175-acre hilltop campus is located five miles east of Los Angeles’ civic and cultural center. Since 1947, Cal State L.A. has been a leader in providing quality higher education. Today, the campus comprises a faculty of internationally recognized scholars and artists, and more than 21,000 students with a wide variety of interests, ages and backgrounds that reflect the city’s dynamic mix of populations. The CSU: A leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education.

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