Dr. Jane Piirto, Trustee Distinguished Professor

Dr. Jane Piirto

Emeritus Faculty
Dwight Schar College of Education
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Retired Emeritus faculty, Dr. Jane Piirto, joined Ashland University in 1988.  She served as the Director of Talent Development Education. In 1998 she was appointed Trustees' Distinguished Professor. She has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mensa Research and Education Foundation, and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Northern Michigan University. She is the author of many books, articles, poems, studies, and an award-winning novel.

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The Department of Doctoral Studies and Advanced Programs's purview includes all Master of Education programs and the Doctor of Education degree program at Ashland University.