July 22, 2011
Stewart appointed associate dean for continuing education
A. David Stewart, assistant dean of continuing education, was appointed associate dean for the K-State Division of Continuing Education effective June 12.
Stewart joined the division in 1996 as a program coordinator and was appointed to assistant dean later that year. Since then he has assisted with the creation of an internal grant funding process, assisted academic units with the development of distance education programs, overseen the marketing and communications unit within the division, and served as the division’s face with education programs with the corporate sector and the Army post at Fort Riley.
In service to the university, Stewart has been the K-State representative for the National Universities Degree Consortium, a member of the President’s Commission on the Status of Women and the International Advisory Council, and elected Faculty Senate member where he has served as co-chair of the Academic Affairs Committee. He has also served on the All-University and Changing Lives campaigns, Kansas Center for Rural Initiatives Board and United Way allocations panels.
In the continuing education field, Stewart currently serves as the central region representative to the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, a commissioner of the International Affairs Commission and past chair of the association region. He also serves as the division’s institutional representative to the Association for Continuing Higher Education. He has also been honored with awards for outstanding leadership from both of these continuing education organizations.
Stewart completed his bachelor’s degree in math and social studies education from West Virginia Tech, a master’s degree from Duke University and doctoral degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary. He is a vibrant part of the Division of Continuing Education, Kansas State University and the worldwide profession of continuing education.