Dr. Linda Swartz received her Ed.D. from the University of Maryland, her M.S. from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and her B.A. from Houghton College. She also holds a Reading Supervisory Certification from Shippensburg University. Before coming to Wilson, Dr. Swartz completed a 37-year career in public education and also taught at a local community college. Dr. Swartz is the first college reading specialist hired by Wilson College and hopes to be a valuable resource to students. She believes that the teaching of reading comprehension is intertwined with the teaching of study skills.