For Immediate Release
May 24, 2010
Contact: Daphne Larkin
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Norwich announces new vice president of academic affairs
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University officials announced today that beginning July 1 Guiyou Huang, Ph.D., will serve as vice president of academic affairs and dean of the faculty.
Huang is currently dean of Biscayne College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences and professor of English at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. He has served in numerous administrative roles at various institutions, including dean of undergraduate studies and programs at St. Thomas University; Honors College director at Grand Valley State University, Michigan; and director of University Honors Program and chair of the English department at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
“It is with great pleasure that I make this announcement,” said President Richard Schneider. “I look forward to welcoming Dr. Huang and his family into the Norwich community.”
Huang grew up in eastern China before pursuing a graduate education in Beijing. Huang’s degrees include a Ph.D. in English from Texas A&M University, a Graduate Studies Completion Diploma in English from Peking University, and a B.A. in English from Qufu Teachers University, China.
Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army. Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu