MSU President Susan A. Cole Named NJ 2006 Leader in Education

Montclair State University President Dr. Susan A. Cole has been named New Jersey's 2006 Leader in Education by Garden State Woman magazine.  

The magazine will present the award at a January 26 luncheon at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park.  

Dr. Cole said she was proud to accept the award on behalf of a university that has been preparing young women - and men - to be leaders for the past 100 years.

"From our start as a teachers college a century ago to the comprehensive university we are today, Montclair State has prepared young women and men to make a difference in their communities, our state and the nation," Dr. Cole said. "I'm proud to accept this award on behalf of a University that remains committed to preparing tomorrow's leaders and helping New Jersey meet the challenges of a changing world."

Dr. Cole became Montclair State University's first woman president in 1998 and has led the University through a dynamic era characterized by dramatic growth and increasing recognition for academic excellence.

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