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Ph.D. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Administrative Leadership in Higher Education

M.Ed. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Educational Administration

B.A. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

§ Management and Organization: supervision, program development, strategic planning, goal setting
§ Training and Development: needs analysis, program planning, leadership training, mentoring
§ Financial Management: budget management and oversight, analysis, planning, forecasting and reports
§ Plant Management: Experience in building trades, physical plant maintenance, repair, and renovation
§ Community Relations: Public speaking and presentation skills, writing skills, interpersonal skills
§ Crisis Management: crisis response and coordination, decision making, and resource allocation
§ Research and Assessment: program evaluation and assessment, survey research, qualitative research
§ Human Relations: leadership abilities, supervisory abilities, counseling/advising/mentoring, collaboration
§ Technological: IBM and Macintosh proficiency, database, spreadsheet, networking, web browsers, etc.


Associate Dean 1987-present
Office of the Dean for Student Development

Principle responsibilities include: program development, strategic planning, fiscal management, staff development, crisis response and coordination, advising, community standards/judicial affairs, and evaluation, research, and assessment. Assist the dean in goal setting, fiscal planning and overall operation of a comprehensive student development office servicing 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students; coordinate budgets (totaling in excess of $2,000,000) and personnel for office of twelve professional and five support staff

§ Provide leadership to a professional staff in the areas of judicial affairs, programming,
community relations, alcohol, drug and wellness education, and leadership education
§ Coordinate the Emerging Leader Program, a year-long leadership program for first year students
§ Coordinate the University judicial system; supervise and train all judicial hearing board members
§ Conduct research and assessment activities in the area of student life
§ Develop policies and procedures relating to community standards and co-curricular programming
§ Manage information technology for the department
§ Co-facilitate Nicaragua Immersion Program; accompany students to Nicaragua
§ Reside on campus, oversee 24 hour administrator-on-call program
§ Design and oversee the publication of documents including the Boston College Student Guide
§ Chair and/or participate in a number of University-wide committees and task forces including the:
Student Center Planning Committee, Personal Formation Council, Project Delta Student Life Committee
(re-engineering initiative), Athletics Advisory Board, Critical Incident Steering Committee, et al.
§ Departmental liaison with Counseling Services, Health Services, Police, Residence Life, Buildings and Grounds
§ Coordinate the Sexual Assault Network which provides services to survivors of sexual assaults
§ Represent the department in the absence of the dean

Assistant Dean 1980-1987
Dean of Students Office

§ Oversaw and managed Murray House, one of Boston College's student centers
§ Oversaw the University Judicial System, community, court and police relations
§ Designed and implemented alcohol and other drug education programs
§ Advised the Undergraduate Government and the Senior Week Committee

Clinical Instructor 1983-present
Schools of Education and Social Work

§ Supervise graduate students in field work internships and assistantships

Adjunct Instructor 1974
School of Education

§ Taught Social Studies Methods course


Director 1976-1978
Office of Student Activities and Athletics

Overall responsibility for the administration of the college's athletic, cultural, social and
recreational programs, supervising professional and support staff and athletic coaches

§ Coordinated all student-sponsored programming on and off campus; advised student government
§ Coordinated new student orientation
§ Managed the student activities budget
§ Prepared and edited the annual student handbook
§ Developed and implemented leadership development workshops
§ Coordinated the college's adherence with NJCAA athletic regulations

Adjunct Faculty Member 1976-1978

§ Taught Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, and Social Deviance


Ø Counter-Cultural Mandate: Personal International Conference on the First Year Experience, Dublin, Ireland
Formation in a Time of Ethical Vacuum
Ø The Do's and Don'ts of Study Abroad Boston College Office of International Student Programs Orientation
Ø Ethical Dilemmas and Political Realities ACPA National Conference, San Francisco, CA
Ø Student Affairs Assessment - 3 Examples Boston College Student Affairs Retreat
Ø Creating Change on Campus: JASPA Alcohol Consortium, Denver, CO
A University Wide Strategy
Ø Technology and Student Affairs NASPA Region 1 Conference, Portsmouth, NH
Ø Establishing a Comprehensive NASPA National Conference, New Orleans, LA
Harassment Policy
Ø Sexual Assault Network: National Association of Women in Catholic Higher
A 7 X 24 Response Education National Conference, Boston, MA

Involvement and Student Outcomes: The Student Development Effects of Co-Curricular Programs
An Analysis of the Impact of Leadership Development Programs, Service-Learning and Intercollegiate
Athletics on First Year Students