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Fontbonne Names New Vice President for Academic Affairs

ST. LOUIS – Fontbonne University has appointed Dr. John A. Bruno as vice president for academic affairs.

Since 2008, Bruno has served as dean of Flagler College-Tallahassee in Tallahassee, Fla. From 2001 – 2008, he was director and associate in education at Florida State University. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in special education, as well as a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from the University of Illinois. He has also taught both undergraduate and graduate courses in education.

“I am honored to be a part of Fontbonne University with its proud tradition of academic excellence, diversity and a caring campus community,” Bruno said. “I look forward to advancing a mission that helps students achieve academic excellence within the framework of being ethical and responsible citizens of the world. Fontbonne has a great reputation of challenging each student to reach their personal potential, and I am looking forward to being a part of that.”

Dr. Joyce Starr Johnson had been serving as interim vice president of academic affairs. She will now oversee the school’s traditional graduate programs.

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