Dexter R. Voisin, the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean in Applied Social Sciences, has been elected president of the National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work (NADD). He will serve a three-year term beginning July 1.
Founded in 1986, NADD is a volunteer membership organization dedicated to promoting excellence in social work education. Membership is composed of more than 200 deans, directors and chairpersons of graduate school social work programs in the United States and Canada.
As president of the organization, Voisin will collaborate with the board of directors to convene semi-annual membership meetings, provide oversight and execution of the organization’s strategic plan and bylaws, report to the membership, fundraise and consult with leadership from other social work organizations, and represent the organization in a variety of national forums and meetings.
Voisin is recognized as being among the top two percent of social scientists worldwide within his field and was recently elected to the 2023 class of fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR).