Lynn Bosetti has accepted a position at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.
Bosetti joined The University of British Columbia in 2010 as the Dean of the Faculty of Education. Prior to her position, she was tenured faculty at the University of Calgary in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies.
During her time at UBC Okanagan, Bosetti established the Centre for Mindful Engagement and the Innovative Learning Centre. She is responsible for the 1.2 million donor gift of intellectual property of SMART to the Faculty of Education.
Bosetti’s research focuses on school choice and university leadership in the new economy. She has a forthcoming book Understanding School Choice in Canada with University of Toronto Press, and was co-author of A Primer on Charter schools report of the Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education.
As Head of School at La Trobe, Bosetti will be responsible for the leadership and management of the School of Education.
“Lynn Bosetti has been an integral part of the Faculty of Education team,” says Susan Crichton, director of the Faculty of Education.
“We wish her the best of luck in her new and exciting endeavour, and know she will flourish in her new role as Head of School at La Trobe University.”
La Trobe University is an internationally recognized leader in tertiary education, with strong research and teaching programs and student exchange networks across more than 40 countries.
Bosetti will begin her role at Head of School on August 1st, 2016.