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Carson named assistant vice president, McGalliard named director at Wake Forest

September 11, 2006

Wake Forest University has promoted two administrators in its Office of Residence Life and Housing.

Connie L. Carson was promoted to assistant vice president for campus services and planning. Carson was executive director of residential services.

Donna P. McGalliard was promoted to director of residence life and housing. She was director of residence life.

In her new role, Carson will supervise Wake Forest’s conference and guest services department and its dining services department, and will have overall responsibility for the Deacon OneCard program. She will also work on budgeting, planning and special projects for the university’s vice president for administration, Matthew S. Cullinan.

Carson has held a number of staff positions since joining Wake Forest’s Residence Life and Housing office in 1986. At Wake Forest, she received a Master of Business Administration degree. At North Carolina State University, she received a master’s degree in counselor education and bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences and science education.

As director of residence life and housing, McGalliard will be responsible for supervising the programs and operations of the following units: residence life and housing, Greek life and off-campus housing. She will supervise day-to-day operations of the Deacon OneCard program.

Wake Forest’s residence hall system includes 15 residence halls, two apartment complexes and seven theme houses. McGalliard’s responsibilities include overseeing the delivery of all services for the residence halls, routine maintenance of the residences, and renovation and construction projects related to the facilities.

McGalliard joined Wake Forest in 2000 as associate director of residence life. She received a doctorate in higher education administration at Florida State University, a master’s degree in higher education administration at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a bachelor’s degree in communications at North Carolina State University.

Press Contacts:

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