Messenger - Vol. 3, No. 1, Page 17
Fall 1993
Klinzing appointed dean, human resources

     Dene G. Klinzing, a member of the University of Delaware faculty since
1970, has been named dean of the University's College of Human Resources.
     She replaces Alexander Doberenz, dean of the college since 1976, who
has returned to teaching.
     The College of Human Resources, the University's third largest
college, has an enrollment of 1,076 this academic year, with 47 full- and
26 part-time faculty. Included in the college are the departments of
Individual and Family Studies, Nutrition and Dietetics and Textiles, Design
and Consumer Economics, as well as a program in Hotel, Restaurant and
Institutional Management.
     Klinzing joined the Department of Individual and Family Studies as an
assistant professor in 1970, becoming an associate professor in 1974 and
full professor in 1991. She received an excellence-in-teaching award in
1990 and an excellence-in-advising award in 1989.
     A graduate of Clarion University, she earned her doctorate in child
development and family relations at Pennsylvania State University.
     In the state, Klinzing is founding member of  K.I.D.D.S (Supporting
Kids Involved in Death, Divorce or Separation) and served on the board of
the Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children from 1984-85
and as president from 1982-83. At the national level, she is a member of
the Child Life Education Committee.
     The author of two books, she is now working on a third, entitled
Learning About Children: Theory, Research and Application.