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Dr. Kathleen Jacquette Promoted at Farmingdale State College

Dr. Kathleen Jacquette
Dr. Kathleen Jacquette
Dr. W. Hubert Keen , president of Farmingdale State College, is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathleen Jacquette has been promoted to full Professor. Dr. Jacquette, a resident of Farmingdale, joined the Farmingdale State community when she was hired as an Instructor in 1986. In 2005, she received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service as an associate professor in the English & humanities department.

Dr. Jacquette may hold a college record of having been re-elected six times to serve as Chair of the Farmingdale Executive Committee. An active member of her department, she helped to rewrite the department's by-laws and to conduct self-study reviews. She has also chaired the promotions and reinvestment committees.

Dr. Jacquette voluntarily serves as an advisor to Liberal Arts students and is responsible for the creation of the Liberal Arts Honor Society which she and a colleague developed. Beyond her service and commitment to the faculty, Dr. Jacquette has been a constant source of knowledge and assistance for students as well.

Dr. Jacquette served as the chairperson of the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee and the Middle States Steering Committee. She has also held positions on the Faculty Senate, made numerous presentations and continues to serve as a professional consultant.

Dr. Jacquette has received numerous awards and grants and her essays on authors Katherine Anne Porter and Edna O'Brien have been published. Her slide presentation on romantic poets titled "Landscapes of the Mind," is often requested by area high schools.

Dr. Jacquette earned her BA, and MA at Brooklyn College and her MPhil and PhD at the City University of New York.