Averett University’s beloved Professor Barbara Kushubar ’75 passed away after a valiant battle with cancer. She touched countless lives as an Averett student and then for 36 years as a professor, coach, mentor and colleague She was admired for her dedication to Averett students, and loved her for her relentless passion to motivate and guide them into successful lives. We will all miss her dearly.

Averett has truly been blessed by the bountiful dedication and gifts of this consummate teacher, and we are forever grateful for her contributions to Averett, to the community and to the world.

To view the recorded Celebration of Life honoring Professor Kushubar on April 7, 2024, click here. To read more about her inspiring life, click here.