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Dean Gooden Opinion Column in Richmond Times-Dispatch

Susan Gooden, Ph.D., who currently serves as interim dean of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been named dean, effective April 16.
Susan Gooden, Ph.D., who currently serves as interim dean of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, has been named dean, effective April 16.

May 7, 2021

Public service is a bold and noble profession. At the backbone of public service are countless dedicated public servants who work tirelessly to serve citizens and residents.

Dean Susan Gooden’s guest opinion column on public service recently appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.  The piece reminds readers of the importance of celebrating Virginians who have made extraordinary contributions to the practice of government and the well-being of our communities and citizens, and invites them to the Wilder School’s Excellence in Virginia Government Awards on April 15