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Textbook Co-Coordinator

Donna Plasket

Donna Plasket is Assistant Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and Director of the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies program at the University of Virginia. Previous positions include: Associate Director of the Women’s Center and conductor of the Virginia Women’s Chorus at the University of Virginia; research director at Harvard Project Zero; faculty member in music education at New England Conservatory of Music; Executive Director of Development and Director of the Chapel Choir at Westminster Choir College; minister of music and high school music teacher in various cities in New Jersey. In addition, Ms. Plasket has served as guest conductor and as a clinician, consultant, and speaker in choral music, church music, arts education, alumni relations, institutional advancement, management, and trustee relations.

Ms. Plasket holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and choral conducting from Westminster Choir College and a doctorate in higher
education administration from Harvard University. She has served and held leadership positions on various nonprofit and educational boards, including the College Board of Piedmont Virginia Community College, the Piedmont Educational Foundation, Hospice of the Piedmont, Ash Lawn Opera Festival Foundation, The Oratorio Society of Virginia, Piedmont Council of the Arts, Women Educational Leaders of Virginia, and the Dean’s Advisory Council of Westminster Choir College of Rider University.