College Administration

 

Dr. Bertina H. Combes

Interim Dean and Professor

Bertina Combes

Faculty Profile

Responsibilities of the Dean

  • Chief academic officer of the College
  • Responsible for the College Mission and Strategic Plan
  • Provide leadership for effectiveness in the College
  • Responsible for the functions of the College
    • Research and scholarship
    • Teaching and learning
    • Service and engagement
  • Promote excellence in all undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Work with and supervise associate /assistant deans and department chairs
  • Serve as the College advocate and representative to the central administration, professional groups, and the community
  • Support the University mission, goals, and strategic plan
  • What Do Deans Do?

 

Dr. Pamela Harrell

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research

Pamela Harrell

Faculty Profile

Responsibilities of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research

  • Undergraduate academic affairs and UAC/UCC
  • Graduate academic affairs and GAC/Graduate Council
  • THECB academic issues
  • Strategic and Academic Planning
  • College Centers
  • College Graduate Student Travel
  • Assistant Dean for Educator Certification and Undergraduate Academic Services
  • Research/Grants/Contracts
  • Office of Technology

Dr. Lisbeth Dixon-Krauss

Associate Dean for Educator Preparation Programs

Lisbeth Dixon-Krauss

Faculty Profile

Responsibilities of the Associate Dean for Educator Preparation Programs

  • Teacher Education Council
  • Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureate, and Advanced Educator Preparation Programs
  • Educator Preparation Programs Assessment Committee
  • Assessment/Data Management for  Educator Preparation: TK20 Assessment System
  • Coordinator for Accreditation of Educator Preparation Programs
  • Oversees Clinical Practice for Educator Preparation
  • Coordinates with Federal, State and Local Education Agencies: PEDS, Title II, SBEC, THECB, School Districts

Dr. Gwenn Pasco

Assistant Dean for Educator Certification and Undergraduate Academic Services

Gwenn Pasco

Responsibilities of the Assistant Dean for Educator Certification and Undergraduate Academic Services

  • Director of the Student Advising Office (SAO)
  • Oversees TExES Advising Office (TAO)
  • Orientations: Freshman, Transfer, Parent
  • Preview Days and Prospective Student Recruitment
  • Communicates with state agencies, TEA, SBEC, and provides data collection for state and federal reports and mandates
  • Recommends graduates and undergraduates for initial and supplemental certifications
  • Coordinates with departments about student and academic affairs
  • Advising Task Force Committee member
  • Administration of College Commencement

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Senior Academic Budget Officer

 

Responsibilities of the Senior Academic Budget Officer

  • Oversees and reconciles budgets
  • Approves and signs all HRM forms and budgetary transfers
  • Records and manages faculty and staff records
  • Compiles enrollments and semester credit hours reports
  • Building Representative for Matthews Hall

DeeAnna Oliveira

College Research Officer

Responsibilities of the College Research Officer

  • Initial contact for grant initiation
  • Assistance in finding appropriate grants
  • Pre- and post-grant budgets
  • Grant budget processing support and tracking

Ms. Jo Monahan

Embedded Librarian

Jo Monahan

Responsibilities of the Embedded Librarian

  • Support information needs of faculty and students
  • Provide group or individual instruction on use of information resources
  • Support literature reviews and data storage related to grant writing

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