Barbara Broome, Ph.D., a native of Braceville, was appointed dean of Kent State University’s College of Nursing, effective March 17, 2014.
Broome succeeds Susan Stocker, Ph.D., who served as interim dean since Aug. 1, 2013. Stocker held the interim position as well as her duties as dean of Kent State University at Ashtabula while the search for a permanent dean was conducted. Stocker will return to her position as dean of Kent State at Ashtabula.
Broome attended Braceville schools and graduated from LaBrae High School in 1972.