Dominican Names 10th President
Dr. Nicola Pitchford, a professor of English whose research and teaching interests include contemporary British literature, feminist theory, race and national identity, and landscape writing, has been named President of Dominican University of California. Her term begins July 1, 2021.Read More About Dr. Nicola Pitchford
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