University of Utah
The University of Utah announced Elaine Clark, a professor of educational psychology at the U., will be the new dean of the College of Education. She will assume the role July 1, 2017.

SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah announced Elaine Clark, a professor of educational psychology at the U., will be the new dean of the College of Education. Clark takes over for María Fránquiz, who was named deputy chief academic officer for faculty development and innovation.

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Clark has been a member of the faculty in the educational psychology department since 1983. She served as the director of the school psychology program for 21 years and department chairwoman for six.

Clark has served as the president of the Society for the Study of School Psychology and is a member of the American Psychological Association Board of Professional Affairs. She has also served in offices within the state, including the Utah Association of School Psychologists and Utah Psychological Association.