ASU education dean to retire June 2013
by Anna Oakes
Appalachian State University Reich College of
Education Dean Charles Duke will retire at the end of the academic year, a
letter from ASU Lori Gonzalez recently announced.
Duke’s retirement will be effective June 30,
“Charlie’s career started as a high school English teacher and then led to work at Clarion University, Utah State, Murray State and Plymouth State College,” the letter stated. “In total, he has devoted 51 years of his life to public education and he has served as Dean here at Appalachian for 18 years. He is an active researcher, bringing in over $5 million in extramural funding during his career in higher education. He has authored five books and nine book chapters and has over 300 publications. Charlie represents the consummate academician — teacher, scholar and administrator.”