Sydney Richardson is the new dean of the Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education at Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Richardson joined the faculty at Salem College in 2007 and recently was serving as an assistant professor of education and director of the college’s Writing Center.
Salem College is a liberal arts educational institution for women but its graduate and adult education programs are coeducational. The Martha H. Fleer Center for Adult Education offers bachelor’s degree programs for men and women over the age of 23.
Dr. Richardson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she majored in political science. She holds a master’s degree in English from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and a Ph.D. in education studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.