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GCU Provost Warner Named One of Girl Scouts’ 2020 Women of Distinction

Janice Warner
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The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore have selected Georgian Court Provost Janice Warner, Ph.D., as one of their five 2020 Women of Distinction. Provost Warner and the other honorees reflect the Girl Scout vision in their lives and fulfill the Girl Scouts’ mission to help girls become women of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

As provost, Provost Warner is a member of the President’s Cabinet and leads the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. She works collaboratively with the Provost’s Council to strengthen the student experience. She helped develop and implement Georgian Court’s Strategic Compass and is a member of the Middle States Accreditation steering committee, and co-chair for the strategic enrollment plan. Prior to serving as provost, she served as dean and faculty in the School of Business and Digital Media. Before entering academia, Provost Warner was a director at Telcordia Technologies. In 2017, she was named one of the Fifty Best Women in Business by NJBIZ. A lifelong Girl Scout, she served as a troop leader for eight years in Holmdel.

Provost Warner and the other honorees will be recognized at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s Women of Distinction and Community Partners Gala, which has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 30.

Aerial view of GCU.

About Georgian Court University

Georgian Court University is a leading regional university that provides a transformative education, preparing students for ethical leadership and service in the Catholic Mercy tradition. Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is Central and South Jersey’s only Catholic university. The university has a strong liberal arts core and a historic special concern for women.

As a forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, GCU is known for expanding possibility for more than 1,900 students of all faiths and backgrounds in 35+ undergraduate majors and 10+ graduate programs. The GCU Lions compete in 16 NCAA Division II sports in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). In 2020, GCU was named a Best Value College by Money.com and a Best Bang for the Buck (Northeast) by Washington Monthly. High student retention and graduation rates make GCU a Top Performer on Social Mobility on U.S. News & World Reports rankings.

The main campus is in Lakewood, New Jersey, on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court, which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, also serves students through its Center for Professional Studies, and at other locations, including GCU at Brookdale, and through multiple online degree and certificate programs.