Dean's Welcome Address

Dean William Clements and Norwich University President-elect, Mark Anarumo will discuss leadership and the future of Norwich.

Join Dr. William Clements, Vice President and Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies as he sits down with recently appointed Norwich University president, Colonel Mark Anarumo, USAF to discuss leadership, higher education, and the future of Norwich University.


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Dean, William Clements, Ph.D.

William Clements, Vice President and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, charged with bringing Norwich’s innovative and experiential learning into its online offerings. Norwich offers a variety of online bachelor's and master's degree programs, as well as professional education courses and certificates through Norwich Pro. He served on the National Academy of Sciences - Justice Statistics Review Panel (2006-2009) and has published criminal justice research in Vermont as former executive director of the Vermont Center for Justice Research. He has professionally served as President of the Northeast Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, President of the Justice Research and Statistics Association and Co-Editor of the journal Justice Research and Policy. Dr. Clements helped form (2014) and serves as founding President of the Crime Research Group, Incorporated, a Vermont non-profit justice research organization. Additionally, he serves on the founding Board of Trustees for The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Lebanon.

Mark Anarumo portrait

President-Elect, Mark Anarumo, Ph.D.

24th President, Norwich University

Before beginning his tenure as Norwich University's 24th president, Colonel Mark Anarumo, USAF was the director and permanent professor for the Center for Character and Leadership Development, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado. The Center provides leadership, honor, and character education to a Cadet Wing of more than 4,000 officer candidates. The center advises honor education programs and execution of the Cadet Honor Code, hosts several large forums per year including the annual National Character and Leadership Symposium, and conducts leading-edge research, instruction and assessment for advancing the 21st century profession of arms. The center is integral to the academy’s mission of graduating officers of character and integrating the Air Force’s core values of “Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence In All We Do” for faculty, staff, and cadets.

View Norwich announcement of its 24th President.

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