Sr. Joseph Marie Carter, IHM, Named Dean
Immaculata University announces that Sister Joseph Marie Carter, IHM, Ed.D., has been appointed as dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies. Sister Joseph will be responsible for the new Pathways to Success program, which centralizes many campus resources for students such as career development, advisement, and academic success services. In addition to these duties, she will oversee academic programming for the traditional-age students and support enrollment and recruitment events.
Beginning her career as a first grade teacher in the Philadelphia region, Sister taught in elementary schools in Pennsylvania and in Lima, Peru. Sister Joseph became principal of Holy Family School in Harrisburg before returning to Immaculata as an assistant professor in the Education Division where she taught Undergraduate, Masters and doctoral level classes. In 2009, Sister Joseph became director of Academic Advisement which led to her current position as dean for the College of Undergraduate Studies.
Receiving a B.A. in English from Immaculata, Sister Joseph continued her education earning an M.Ed in Elementary Education from West Chester State University, an M.S.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Fordham University and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Immaculata.
“It’s a pleasure to work with the Immaculata students and bring them the integrated services needed to develop holistically into mature men and women prepared for the future”, commented Sister Joseph on her new appointment.