Dean of Academics
Was an active change agent in all career roles; includes transitioning one University to cloud technology – online textbooks – the largest school to do so at the time, saving student body $500K per semester.
As Dean, oversaw an $8M budget with 39 direct reports and ~1400 student body population.
Established a groundbreaking Office of Student Success, boosting student retention for one employer from 60% to 83%.
Through the expansion of programs, housing options, and athletic teams, along with active listening and a personal, honest approach, shot enrollment up 50% in 24 months, increasing revenue by $5.5M.
Founded and supported faculty governance for the first time.
Humanized the Dean’s office to serve students and staff and established a broad base of support when decisions were implemented.
Within two years, successfully expanded academic divisions from 2 to 6 and academic programs skyrocketed from 6 to 20.
Competed in a local market with 3 other schools, outgrew them all in programs and student population.