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Virginia Stallings

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Lyn Stallings is Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at American University. She served as chair of the Faculty Senate in 2009 and Past Chair in 2010. She received the American University Award for Outstanding Service (2010) for her work in coordinating the revision of the Faculty Manual. She has been awarded the Mathematical Association of America's Regional Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics (1998) and the American University Award for Outstanding Teaching (1994). Before coming to the university, Lyn taught mathematics for grades 8 through 12 in the Louisiana Public School System. She was designated the 1987 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching for her work in training teachers to adopt innovative methods in geometry and algebra. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi specializing in secondary mathematics education and research. Lyn's research interests are in authentic assessment, student self-evaluation, and writing in mathematics.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Southern Mississippi
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  • Provost, Office of the
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Area of Expertise: Mathematics education, assessment practices in education, portfolios, learning outcomes, assessment of undergraduate and graduate programs, preparation of graduates for college teaching, faculty development, technology for teaching and learning, mathematics teaching standards, shared governance and faculty manuals

Additional Information:  Virginia (Lyn) Stallings's research interests are in authentic assessment, student self-evaluation, and writing in mathematics. She received the Mathematical Association of America’s Regional Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in 1998 and the American University Award for Outstanding Teaching in 1994.  Before coming to the university, she taught mathematics for grades 8 through 12 in the Louisiana Public School System.  She is a 1986 Woodrow Wilson Fellow and was designated the 1987 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching for her work in training teachers to adopt innovative methods in geometry and algebra instruction.

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