As the founding dean of the College of Human Sciences, Achterberg's charge will be to bring together programs formerly housed in the colleges of Education and Family and Consumer Sciences. She will begin her post at Iowa State on Sept. 1.
"Cheryl was hired in 1998 to take a wonderful gift from William and Joan Schreyer and transform that gift into an unparalleled honors education program," said Penn State President Graham Spanier. "The Schreyer Honors College now stands as a national leader, thanks to Cheryl's wonderful leadership. We wish her well at Iowa State."
A search for Achterberg's replacement will begin in the next few weeks. [Full article...]