More than ever before, our world requires courageous, skilled
leaders who reflect the diversity of our society and are able to spearhead
systemic change and inspire future generations. At Seattle University College
of Education, we offer a range of graduate educational opportunities inspired
by the Jesuit intellectual tradition, engaged in the local and global
community, and responsive to the needs of our students.
Washington state’s education community loses “great friend and leader”
Remembering our friend, colleague and educator
SEATTLE – Seattle University Associate Professor Michael Silver, who led the College of Education’s educational leadership program for the past 10 years, died in a Bellevue hospital Tuesday after a long illness. He was 66.
A former superintendent, Silver was hired by the College of Education in 2004 as director of the educational administration program, developing and teaching courses in leadership and administration for principals, superintendents and program administrators. He was also chair of the Department of Professional Studies.
“Michael generously shared his passion and expertise in leadership and administration with students, faculty and colleagues,” said SU College of Education Dean Deanna Iceman Sands. “He was devoted to the work of preparing and supporting leaders in education to create opportunities and access for all children and youth.”
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