Al Azinger appointed acting dean for College of Education
Al Azinger, a professor emeritus of educational administration, has been named acting dean of Illinois State University’s College of Education. Azinger will fill the post while Dean Perry Schoon participates in an American Council on Education (ACE) fellowship for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Azinger began his term as acting dean in a part-time capacity on June 1 and will assume the job on a full-time basis August 15.
Azinger is an emeritus professor from Illinois State’s Department of Educational Administration and Foundations. He has served in leadership roles within the College of Education and as Illinois State’s ombudsperson and interim associate vice president for human relations. Prior to his tenure at Illinois State, he served as a superintendent of schools in Lawrence, Kansas, and Iowa City, Iowa.