Daina Paupe Henry MA. '81, Ed.S. '94, Ed.D. '01 has a long history with the College of William and Mary School of Education. Now this long time adjunct faculty member and administrative faculty member for the office of Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness will be retiring on May 1 from her full-time position at the College.
She has been with the College for 22 years in the area of institutional research and has served the Commonwealth for over 31 years. She started her association with the School of Education in 1984 with Dean Jim Yankovich as her academic advisor.
Daina will continue to offer her course on quantitative data in higher education in the summer and is looking forward to developing a new course in Institutional Research. Daina is planning to spend more time writing short stories, novels and poems, and plans to stay active in the area of institutional research.
Daina is an avid gardener and has donated to William and Mary landscaping hundreds of plants and flowers that can be seen around campus – including orange day lilies and purple miniature irises. She plans to pursue a Master Gardeners certificate. Additionally, Daina is an avid writer and has completed one book and is in the process of writing another book about her grandmothers and their immigration post WWII from Latvia through displaced persons camps in Germany to America.
She and her husband, John, have a son who will graduate from William and Mary May 2013.