Sister Judith Parsons, I.H.M., Ph.D., has been appointed assistant dean of Immaculata University’s College of Undergraduate Studies.

Sister Judith will also continue in her role as assistant professor of philosophy. Her new duties as assistant dean include serving as director of the honors program and coordinator of the honor societies. She will also be involved with study abroad opportunities, service learning programs, internship development and planning honors events and programming.

Earning her undergraduate degree from Immaculata University in English, Sister Judith then received a second Bachelor of Arts degree in humanities from St. Joseph’s University. She then attendedDuquesneUniversityearning both her Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in philosophy.

Sister Judith has dedicated her life to teaching at all levels starting in grade school and junior high schools in the Philadelphia region and becoming a graduate assistant at her alma mater at Duquesne University before returning to Immaculata in 2004.

With a vast knowledge of Edith Stein, Sister Judith has presented numerous times on the topic and she teaches courses on Edith Stein, now known as St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross.