Veteran Educator Tapped to Lead Adult-Serving University

As the new president of Union Institute & University, Dr. Karen Schuster Webb will be able to increase her impact on higher education by expanding horizons for adult learners.

Webb, who assumes the presidency July 1, said she is deeply honored to be named Union’s sixth president, noting that the university’s mission and legacy of social justice advocacy reflect her passion for equity of access to excellence in education and the belief that diversity enriches everyone. She plans to work with faculty, staff, alumni, administration and students to continue developing Union’s vision for 21st-century education.

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