Thursday, September 10, 2015

Lynn Jamieson named Interim Chair of RPTS

Lynn Jamieson
Lynn Jamieson has been appointed as the interim chair of the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies for the School of Public Health – Bloomington. This appointment took place on July 1 and will continue through the 2015-16 academic year. She is succeeded by Dr. Bryan McCormick, who is stepping down to devote more time to research and teaching after serving many years in the leadership role of the department. Dr. Jamieson has previously served the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism at IU as Full and Associate Professor, Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs, and as Chair of the Department for seven years. She has also been the president and owner of Leisure Visions, a recreation and tourism-planning firm, since 1986.

“Lynn first joined our school’s faculty in 1993, and has been a dedicated and loyal colleague in a variety of ways,” School of Public Health-Bloomington Dean Mohammad Torabi said of her appointment. “The Department and School are indeed fortunate to have someone of Lynn’s qualifications to serve in this interim role.”