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Wayland Baptist University has named an interim dean after the resignation of Dr. Elyn Parmer in June. 

Dr. Judy Jarratt has been named the Interim Executive Director and Campus Dean for the Lubbock campus. From the school's vice president of external campuses, Dr. David Bishop:

"Dr. Jarratt is a highly effective administrator with a track-record of success... As a former professor at the Lubbock campus she understands the expectations and requirements for the position of Executive Director and already has a good working relationship with her staff. We are looking forward to working with her as we continue to increase our presence in Lubbock."

Dr. Jarratt served as a professor of counseling for Wayland Baptist from 2004 to 2019. Then, she became the senior director of the campus alliance for telehealth resources, affiliated with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's Department of Psychiatry.

Previously, Dr. Jarratt was the campus administrator for the Alternative Education Program at Seminole Independent School District. She was also provost for the University of the Southwest at their Carlsbad campus. Rounding out her professional accomplishments, Dr. Jarratt taught high school in Brownfield and served as school counselor Seminole, Wellman-Union and Meadow ISDs.

Dr. Jarratt's academic accomplishments include an Ed.D. (Doctor of Education) in Educational Administration from Texas Tech University, and a Master of Science in Counseling, and Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Houston.

For more information on Dr. Jarratt or Wayland Baptist as a whole, click here.  

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