- University of North Carolina-Charlotte College of Education Dean Mary Lynne Calhoun announced that she will retire at the end of the academic year after 30 years at the university.
- Calhoun's replacement has been announced as Ellen McIntyre of North Carolina State University, who will begin work July 1.
- Calhoun became dean of the College of Education in 1999, overseeing an expansion of the school's graduate program and its rise to the second-largest producer of teachers in the state, and officials at the university recently announced that the College of Education's atrium will be named for her.
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... Calhoun came to UNCC in 1982 as assistant professor of special education. She became dean of the College of Education in 1999 and since then has overseen expansion of the graduate education program, which added doctoral degrees in counseling and curriculum and instruction. ...