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WATERBURY, Conn. (September 28, 2022) – Post University has announced the promotion of three programmatic leadership team members: Elizabeth Kranz, Ed.D., dean for the School of Arts & Sciences; Camille Dumont, director for the Center for Career and Professional Development; and Kellie Lambert, program chair for Communication & Media Studies in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Upon her promotion, Elizabeth “Betsy” Kranz now serves as the university’s second female dean, following School of Continuing Education Dean Dawn Sherman. Kranz began her career at Post in 2008 as a math adjunct faculty member. After joining the full-time faculty roster in 2012, she has risen through the academic ranks, serving as the assistant program manager for Mathematics, chair of the Applied Mathematics and Data Science degree program, and assistant dean. Kranz earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of New England, her Master of Science in Education – Curriculum and Instruction from Western Connecticut State University, and her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Boston College.

With more than 11 years of experience preparing Post University students for successful and fulfilling careers, Camille Dumont will assume the role of director for the Center for Career and Professional Development. Highly skilled in professional development and relationship management, Dumont previously served as the College to Career program chair and associate faculty member. She also served as the interim director of the First Year Experience (FYE). Dumont is active in various professional organizations, having served as president of the Connecticut Career Counseling & Development Association (CCCDA). She also is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the National Career Development Association (NCDA). She earned a Master of Science in Health Services Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York.

Communication & Media Studies Program Chair Kellie Lambert joined Post University as an associate faculty member in 2013. She most recently served as Communication & Media Studies associate program chair, primarily overseeing introductory coursework. Lambert brings her experience as a features writer for Waterbury, Conn.’s “The Republican-American” to her role, offering her students a perfect combination of theoretical studies and practical application. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Connecticut and her Master of Arts in English from Central Connecticut State University.

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