Longtime RU Professor Named President of Kendall College

Dr. Karen Gersten, new president of Kendall College

Dr. Karen Gersten, a former associate dean and longtime faculty member of ETSCPS, was recently named the new president of Kendall College, a Chicago college well known for its programs in the culinary arts. Most recently at RU, Gersten was the associate provost for academic programs and distance learning, and as such, she helped pioneer the successful online program, RU Online.

Along with the Master of Arts in reading that she earned at Roosevelt University, Gersten also earned an Ed.D. in education from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana.


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