Marian University, central Indiana’s only Catholic liberal arts university, announced today that Diana Cheshire, Ph.D., has joined the university as its new dean of the School of Education.
Cheshire joins Marian University from George Fox University in Oregon, where she served as the director of institutional assessment. Prior to that, she was on faculty at the College of Charleston’s School of Education. She has also held staff and faculty positions with Anderson University and Point Loma Nazarene University. She also worked as a middle school math teacher in California for 15 years.
Cheshire earned her Ph.D. at Indiana University in Mathematics Education, with minors in Instructional Systems Technology and Educational Psychology. She earned her master’s degree in Research of Teaching and Learning at University of California-San Diego, and her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University with a double major in Education and Mathematics.
While working at the College of Charleston, Cheshire received the Teacher Scholar Award and Distinguished Teacher Award for Teacher Education.