Glori Hyman joined the IAA faculty in 1990 and became Director in July 2011 after serving as acting director for four years. Her area of expertise is in communication. She earned a B.A. in Communication Arts with specializations in Speech and Journalism from James Madison University. She completed her Master’s degree in Professional Writing at Towson University, and has been a teacher consultant with the Maryland Writing Project since 1989.
Ms. Hyman teaches INAG 110: Oral Communication, INAG 111: Written Communication, and INAG 240: Professional Development Seminar. During her time with the IAA, she has served as the IAA’s Public Relations Coordinator, Chair of the IAA/PCC committee, and editor of such IAA publications as Inag News, Institute Items, and the Student Handbook. Prior to working in higher education, Ms. Hyman spent 5 years working in public relations, publishing, and marketing. She worked for 2 1/2 years as Assistant Editor and feature writer for International Gymnast magazine.
Ms. Hyman says working with great people is the best part of her job. “I just love IAA students, alumni, faculty and staff!” Away from the office, Ms. Hyman enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and four children, bike riding, canoeing, hiking, and gardening.
B.A. Communication Arts with specializations in Speech and Journalism, James Madison University
M.A. Professional Writing, Towson University