Dr. Dahmes first came to the University of Holy Cross in 2004. She is a strong supporter of the University's mission and currently serves as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Education, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Institutional Liaison. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Western Michigan University, a master's degree in Guidance and Counseling from Loyola University, thirty additional graduate hours in Educational Administration from the University of New Orleans, and a doctor of philosophy degree in Educational Leadership, also from the University of New Orleans. She completed post-doctoral training at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Dahmes has taught at Loyola University and the University of New Orleans in addition to the University of Holy Cross. She had a distinguished career as an urban principal in the New Orleans Public Schools. There, she received many awards and led her school to become a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. In 1997, she toured Japan with two hundred other educators from the United States through the Japan Fulbright Fund. She brings a wealth of experience and talents to her current position.
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Dahmes, V.M. (1993). A descriptive study of multicultural elementary student playground behaviors and their relationship to gender, age, race and socioeconomic status. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (New Orleans, LA, November 10-12, 1993). Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED369521)