Dr. Jeannette Andrews is charged with overseeing all aspects of the academic mission
and executing the College’s strategic initiatives in nursing education, research,
practice and health policy. She is responsible for providing sound management of
resources: fiscal, facilities and human. She ensures adherence to federal and state
and university regulations, maintains accreditation standards and establishes strategic
partnerships. She leads in college fundraising and cultivating relationships with
donors, partners and alumni.
Associate Dean of Academics
Dr. Alicia Ribar is the chief academic officer, providing leadership in the strategic
development and implementation of curricula that meet the needs of a diverse undergraduate
and graduate student population. She oversees the Office of Student Affairs and Clinical
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
Dr. Robin Dail provides leadership for development and career enhancement, workload,
scholarship and special projects to enhance the organizational culture and productivity
for our faculty.
Associate Dean of Research
Dr. Bernardine Pinto oversees all operations and activities of the Office of Research
to foster the research mission and growth of the college's research portfolio by facilitating
grant submissions to local, regional and national funding agencies.
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity and Professor
Dr. Coretta Jenerette facilitates initiatives to enhance and cultivate a climate of
inclusive excellence among the college’s student, faculty and staff. She represents
the college on the university’s Council of Academic Diversity Officers and works with
other colleges/units to support equity, inclusion and diversity efforts.
Associate Dean for Practice Innovation, Partnerships & Policy and Professor
Dr. Joy Deupree is responsible for developing practice partnerships within the community
and beyond assuring compliance with regulatory, legal and fiscal standards for faculty
practice. Additionally, she serves as a mentor to nurse practitioner faculty.
Assistant Dean for Finance & Operations
Ashley Maciaszek manages the college’s accounting and budgeting, and provides strategic
business guidance. She also oversees all general facilities matters and large scale
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Cheryl Nelson oversees the Office of Student Affairs team, providing day-to- day leadership
and direction with respect to policies, practices, systems and operations.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Jessica McCormick works directly with the dean and senior leadership on special projects
and manages the college's strategic planning initiatives. She oversees all dean’s
office communications to employees and outside constituents.
Senior Director of Development
Monica Cromer oversees the college's development team charged with raising money,
specifically the dean's initiatives while collaborating with central development and
all colleges/units at the university.
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