Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

The academic area of the University is organized into seven schools. Each school is coordinated by a faculty Dean who reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. Schools are divided into separate departments – each of which offers a set of academic programs. Departments are administered by Chairpersons who coordinate their operations with the Dean of the respective school.? 


Joanne Hosey-McGurk, Ph.D. - Vice President for Academic Affairs

Associate Vice Presidents

Andrea Barnett, MA - Student Services and Support
Dyan Jones, Ph.D. - Curriculum & Instruction


School of the Arts
     Dean: Jodi Staniunas-Hopper, MFA
          Art, Design & Communication, Dance, Music

School of Business and Applied Business
     Dean: Peter Zohos, MBA
          Business, Applied Business

School of Health Professions
     Dean: Janice Haas, PTA, MS
          Nursing & Respiratory Therapy, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitative Services, Physician Assistant Studies

School of the Humanities
     Dean: Jeffrey Roessner, Ph.D.
          Anthropology & World Languages, English, History, Religious Studies & Philosophy

School of the Intelligence, Computing, & Global Politics
     Dean: Brian Ripley, Ph.D.
          Cyber Security & Data Science, Intelligence Studies, Political Science

School of the Natural Sciences
     Dean: Clinton Jones, Ph.D.
          Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry Geology & Physics, Mathematics

School of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
     Dean: Maria Garase, Ph.D. 
          Applied Forensic Sciences, Education, Psychology, Social Justice & Community Health

Strategic Initiatives
     AVP John Olszowka, Ph.D.

Degrees & Certificates
Course Descriptions