Marsha Horton was named interim dean of the College of Education, Health, and Policy at Delaware State University. She was dean and associate professor in the School of Education, Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies at Virginia Union University in Richmond. Earlier, Dr. Horton was an associate professor at Wilmington University in Delaware.
From 1993 to 1999, Dr. Horton was associate secretary of assessment and accountability for the Delaware Department of Education. From 1987 to 1992, she was director of the Office of Authentic Assessment in the South Carolina Department of Education.
Harry L. Williams, president of Delaware State University, stated that “Dr. Horton comes to Delaware State with years of proven educational leadership experience and success. We are fortunate to have her join our dedicated faculty at this time.”
Dr. Horton is a magna cum laude graduate of Sweet Briar College in Virginia. She holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Illinois.