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Mary Ann Danowitz

Sep 28, 2021

“Extraordinary Service and Impact”

After leading the College of Education through five-and-a-half years of unprecedented growth, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz will step down Oct. 4. We look back at her tenure. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Sep 27, 2021

Outgoing Dean Mary Ann Danowitz: “My Hope is That We Will Never Waver from Being Deeply Connected to Our Land-grant Mission”

Mary Ann Danowitz, D.Ed., will step down as dean of NC State’s College of Education on Oct. 4 after leading the college through five-and-a-half years of unprecedented growth. Danowitz reflects on… 

Sep 22, 2021

Dean of College of Education Committee Charge Meeting

The nomination committee for the dean of the College of Education will hold its initial charge meeting. Agenda items include Provost Warwick Arden’s charge to the committee, open meetings law, the importance of… 

May 17, 2021

College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz to Step Down in October

After leading NC State’s College of Education since 2016, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz has decided to step down as dean and will return to the college’s faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, effective Oct. 5, 2021. During her tenure, the college has experienced unprecedented growth. 

Jul 30, 2018

Education Matters: Leadership Conversations

NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz explains how a new partnership with Johnston County Public Schools and Johnston Community College that will create a guided pathway to prepare teachers for Johnston County on this week's episode of Education Matters. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz on Education Matters

Dec 6, 2017

Education Matters: Dean Danowitz on Re-Established Teaching Fellows Program

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz appeared recently on Education Matters to talk about the re-established N.C. Teaching Fellows Program, which will provide forgivable loans to students who teach science, technology, engineering, mathematics or special education in a North Carolina public school. 

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz at Action Summit 2017

Mar 17, 2017

EdNC: Action Summit creates strategies to prepare youth for postsecondary success

College of Education faculty and staff and Wake County leaders in business, government, and education assembled March 16 to create strategies to prepare youth for success after high school. 


Apr 1, 2016

Spotlight on Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Today, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz moves from interim to permanent dean of the College of Education. Part of the university faculty since 2012, she will play an integral role in the college’s efforts to shape North Carolina’s educational future. We caught up with Danowitz to get her thoughts on her new role and what the college means to teachers and students throughout the state.