Work History

Work History

Dean

College of Arts & Sciences University of West Florida
Dean

Professor of Communication

Columbus State University University of Southern Mississippi
Professor of Communication,.

Vice President

Columbus State University, University System of Georgia University of Southern Mississippi
Diversity: Developed first ever campus diversity plan. Oversaw increase in graduation rates for multicultural students of 5.6%. Winner State of Wisconsin's Ann Lydecker Educational Diversity Award. Programming: Developed Student Ambassador Program. Launched three new undergraduate online programs. Vice President for Academic Affairs,. Development: Leadership Team, $100 million capital campaign launched. Direct involvement: 8 named professorships; 26 named scholarships; naming of TSYS Department of Computer Science ($3 million); naming of Saunders Center for Music Studies($3 million); endowment for faculty professional development($ 1 million); Kresge Grant for capital projects($ 1 million); Knight Grant for teacher retention($375,000): Goizueta Foundation grant for the recruitment and retention of Hispanic students($500,000). Created CSU Centers of Excellence to oversee 30+ public-private partnerships including the Coca-Cola Space Science Center; Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center; Columbus Regional Mathematics Collaborative; Command College for Law Enforcement Professionals; and Georgia Intellectual Capital Partnerships(ICAAP) programs in computer science and nursing. Attained initial AACSB accreditation for D. Abbott Turner College of Business. Designed and implemented a plan for recruitment and retention of minority faculty leading to a 25% increase in two years. Secured collections for Bo Bartlett Gallery to be housed on downtown arts campus. Established CSU campus in Oxford, England. Negotiated enrollment agreements with Greyfriar's College and Corpus Christi College of Oxford University. Led in the acquisition of a privately funded $2. 5 million residential facility for students in Oxford. Wrote collaborative grant(with Muscogee County School System) leading to establishment of Early College(scheduled opening 2006). Established CSU Center for Quality Teaching and Learning. Developed and implemented award winning comprehensive media program(“ Change Your Mind… At CSU”) including television, radio and print advertisements and collateral materials contributing to average enrollment increases of 9%. Developed specialized recruitment plan for Schwob School of Music. Designed and implemented a faculty salary competitiveness program to increase faculty salaries to national averages(currently in year two of a 5-year plan). Designed and implemented a model for employment of part-time faculty consisting of increased salary, specialized orientations and part-time faculty handbook. Expanded International Education from 11 to 27 individual programs. Won University System of Georgia 2004 Best Practices Award

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University of Southern Mississippi

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University of Southern Mississippi
Chancellor Whitewater, Wisconsin

Professor of Communication

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University of Southern Mississippi
Professor of Communication,.

President

University of Southern Mississippi
President Professor of Communication (six teaching/research campuses) Administrative Initiatives: Strategic plan with clear, measurable indicators Master plan for Hattiesburg campus Master plan for Gulf Coast Research Lab Master plan for new campus on Gulf Coast Climate Action Plan(toward carbon neutrality by 2040) Revised budget model Increased reserve funds Facilities(Approximately $300 million) Century Park Phase II Residence Facilities/approximately $55 million Trent Lott National Center of Excellence for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship/$25. 8 million Century Park Residence Facilities(LEED gold certified) $47. 6 million

Professor of Communication

University of Southern Mississippi
Professor of Communication,,.

Chi Omega Fraternity, Roselyn Dabbs Outstanding Alumna University of Southern Mississippi

Chi Omega Fraternity, Roselyn Dabbs Outstanding Alumna University of Southern Mississippi
Alumni Hall of Fame, The Hub Award(City of Hattiesburg) 2008

Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges

Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges
SACSCOC): Board of Trustees(through).

Professor of Communication

University of West Florida
Professor of Communication

Provost

University of West Florida
Provost Professor of Communication Established UWF Innovation Institute. Its mission is to enrich the community, state and region through academic partnerships. Current projects include STEM Immersive Education; a Cyber Security Center focused on information technology and industry standard certifications; and a legislatively funded degree completion initiative for the state of Florida. Awarded oversight of Florida Virtual Campus. Funding= approx. $40 million. Re-organized Division of Academic Affairs leading to establishment of one additional college. Established University College committed to the institution-wide delivery of high-impact educational practices leading to professional readiness. Established the Office of Equity, Diversity and International Programming and commissioned UWF's first diversity plan. Leading SACSCOC Application for Reaffirmation of Accreditation. Launched faculty & staff professional development programs. Developed a five-year strategic enrollment plan. Developed a financial literacy program for current students. Launched Banner Student project.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Board of Directors(through) and Machine Cognition(IHMC), Pensacola, Florida: Board of Directors.

Education

Education

Institute for Management

B.A

University of Southern Mississippi

M.A

Grady School of Journalism University of Georgia

PHD Doctorate

Florida State University

Skills

Skills

stem

academic partnerships

communications

Civilian Orientation

Department Of Defense

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT