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DeAnne Perry

Director, Undergraduate Student Programs
DeAnne Perry
215 Hancock Hall (0275)
490 Old Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Responsibilities

DeAnne directs the Peer Mentoring Program, the Hypatia and Galileo living-learning communities, invents collaboration, and other programs related to the retention of current engineering students.

Education

Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Morgan State University, May 2019; M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, May 2010; B.S.Ed., Secondary Education Social Studies, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, May 200

Background

A strong advocate for the retention of at-risk students, conducted research on retention rates of minority students in predominantly white institutions.  Her professional interests and research focus on the retention of underrepresented and underserved students with a concentration on first-generation college students.