University Administration

Ripich, Danielle - President

Ph.D., Kent State University; M.A. Cleveland State University; B.A. Cleveland State University

Koelbl, James J. - Provost and Senior Vice President
D.D.S., University of Illinois College of Dentistry; M.J., Loyola University School of Law; M.S., Loyola University; B.S., John Carroll University

Beaulieu, Ellen, G. – Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.P.H., University of Hawaii; B.A., University of Hawaii; A.S., Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists

Majid, Anouar - Vice President for Global Affairs and Communications
Ph.D., Syracuse University; M.A., City University of New York; B.A., University of Fez, Morocco

Bola, William - Vice President for Operations
M.S. University of Southern Maine

Wilson, Martha Kirkendall - Dean, College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Ph.D., University of Alabama; M.S.W., University of Alabama; D.S.W., University of Alabama

Tumiel, John - Senior Advisor to the President and Chief Compliance Officer
M.A, University of Alabama in Birmingham; B.S., Empire State College, State University of New York; A.A.S., Erie Community College

Mills, Dora Anne - Vice President for Clinical Affairs, Director Center for Excellence in Health Innovation, Interim Vice President for Research
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine; M.P.H., Harvard University

Trufant, Nicole - Vice President of Finance and Administration/CFO
M.S.M., New England College; B.A., B.S., University of Southern Maine

Chance, William - Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.A., Yale University

Brazeau, Gayle A. -  Dean, College of Pharmacy
Ph.D. University at Buffalo, State University of New York, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; M.S., B.S. University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy

Carreiro, Jane E. - Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Vice President of Health Affairs
D.O. University of New England: B.A. Clark University

Hey, Jeanne A. K. - Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., M.A., The Ohio State University; B.A., Bucknell University

Francis-Connolly, Elizabeth –  Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions
Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.S., Boston University; B.S., Quinnipiac College

Ryder, Jon - Dean, College of Dental Medicine
D.D.S., University of Iowa College of Dentistry; M.S., University of California Ostrow School of Dentistry; B.A., Augustana College

Golub, Andrew – Dean of Library Services
M.S., Simmons College; M.A., Miami University; B.A., Boston University

Steinberg, Scott - Dean of University Admissions
M.B.A., Columbia University; B.A., Bates College

College of Arts and Sciences Administration

Hey, Jeanne A. K. - Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., M.A., The Ohio State University - Political Science; B.A., Bucknell University - International Relations and Spanish.

Gray, Susan - Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ed.D., Boston University - Mathematics Education; M.A.T., University of Pittsburgh - Secondary Science Education; B.S., Pennsylvania State University - Medical Technology/Biology.

Guay, David A.- Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
M.S., University of California, San Diego - Marine Biology; B.S., Bates College - Biology

Tilburg, Charles - Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., Florida State University - Philosophy in Oceanography; M.S., University of Texas at Austin - Environmental Engineering; B.S., University of Texas at Austin - Aerospace Engineering.

Aromando, Lorraine - Coordinator, - Early College Program
M.A., Seton Hall University - Educational Leadership and Supervision; B.A., Seton Hall University - Communications

Arciero, Michael - Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island - Mathematics; B.S., University of Rhode Island - Physics

Brown, A. Christine - Chair, Department of Biology
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology - Biology; B.A., Bowdoin College - Biology

Burt, Stephen - Chair, Department of Arts
M.F.A., State University of New York at Purchase - Printmaking; B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design - Illustration

Clarke, Lane - Interim Chair, Department of Education
Ed.D., University of Cincinnati - Literacy; M.S., Rowan University - Teaching; B.A., Dickinson College - Psychology

Costa-Pierce, Barry - Chair, Department of Marine Sciences; Director, Marine Science Center; Doherty Chair
Ph.D., University of Hawaii - Oceanography; M.S., University of Vermont - Zoology; B.A., Drew University - Zoology

Dragon, Emily - Director, Global Education Program
B.A., Brown University.

Duff, Brian - Chair, Department of Political Science
Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Berkeley - Political Science; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Political Science.

Gower, Tami - Chair, Department of Business
M. Ed., Lesley University - Education; M.B.A., Bentley University; B.S., Husson University - Accounting

Long, Patricia J. - Chair, Department of Psychology
Ph.D., M.S., University of Georgia - Clinical Psychology; B.S., Texas A & M University - Psychology

McHugh, Susan - Chair, Department of English
Ph.D., Purdue University - English; M.A., B.A., University of Massachusetts - English

McReynolds, Samuel - Chair, Department of Society, Culture and Languages
Ph.D. Cornell University - Development Sociology; M.A. University of Vermont - History; B.A. University of Virginia - Government

Peterson, Richard - Chair, Department of Environmental Studies
Ph.D., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison - Environmental Studies; B.A., Michigan State University - International Studies 

Simon, Cynthia - Director, Internship Office
M.S., Lesley College - Environmental Education; B.S., Northeastern University - Business Administration - Marketing

Stubbs, John - Chair, Department of Chemistry and Physics
Ph.D., University of Minnesota - Chemistry; B.A., University of Minnesota at Morris - Chemistry and German

Zuelow, Eric - Chair, Department of History and Philosophy
Ph.D., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison - Modern European History; B.A., University of Washington - Political Science


Westbrook College of Health Professions Administration

Francis-Connolly, Elizabeth - Dean of the Westbrook College of Health Professions
Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.S., Boston University; B.S., Quinnipiac College

Cohen Konrad, Shelley - Program Director, School of Social Work
Ph.D., M.S.W., Simmons College; B.A., Boston University

Feldman, Rhonda - Program Director, Physician Assistant
M.S., Duke University; M.S., United States Sports Academy; B.S., University of West Florida

Harmer-Beem, Marji - Program Director, Dental Hygiene
M.S., B.S., University of Southern Maine; A.S., Westbrook College

Husman, Caryn – Program Director, Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies
M.S.O.T., B.S., University of New England.

Mason, Trisha - Coordinator for Service Learning
M.A., Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine; B.A., Hamilton College

Massie, Maribeth -  Program Director, School of Nurse Anesthesia
Ph.D. Candidate, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Columbia University; B.S., Ohio State University

Mills, Bernice - Assistant Dean of Student & Clinical Affairs
M.S., University of Southern Maine; B.S., Indiana University, A.S., Westbrook College

Morrill, Allison - Associate Dean for Research (Interim)
Ph.D., Boston College; J.D., University of Maine School of Law; B.A., Case Western Reserve University

Morton, Jennifer - Program Director, Nursing
D.N.P., University of Massachusetts - Amherst; M.S. and M.P.H., University of Massachusetts; B.S.N., University of Southern Maine

Pardue, Karen - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.S., B.S.N. Russell Sage College

Sheldon, Michael - Program Director, Physical Therapy
Ph.D., University of Southern Maine; M.S., Duke University-Physical Therapy; M.S., University of Maine, Orono Zoology; B.S., University of Rhode Island -Zoology

Visich, Paul - Program Director, Department of Exercise and Sport Performance
Ph.D., M.P.H., University of Pittsburgh;  M.S., George Williams College; B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Winston, Kristin - Program Director, Occupational Therapy
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.Ed., University of Vermont; B.S., University of New Hampshire

College of Pharmacy Administration

Brazeau, Gayle A. - Dean
Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; M.S., B.S. University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy

Woodward, Jean M. B. - Associate Dean for Student Services and Faculty Development
Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin; M.S., Purdue University; B.S., University of Rhode Island

Krebs, James R. - Assistant Dean, Experiential Education
Pharm.D., University of Rhode Island; B.S. Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University

Marsh, Wallace – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Pharmacy Administration, University of Texas; M.S., Education, Nova Southeastern University; MBA, Nova Southeastern University; M.S., Pharmacy Administration, University of Texas; B.S., Pharmacy, University of Texas.

Guvench, Olgun – Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D. Scripps Research Institute; M.D. Columbia University; B.A. Harvard University

Allen, George – Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Pharm.D., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences; B.S. Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences; B.S. Biology, University of New Hampshire

Ochs, Leslie – Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Ph.D., University of South Carolina; Pharm.D., Shenandoah University; M.S.P.H., University of South Carolina; B.S. South Carolina College of Pharmacy

McCall III, Kenneth L. – Director of Professional Affairs
Pharm.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy; B.S. Pharmacy, University of Oklahoma

College of Osteopathic Medicine Administration

Carreiro, Jane E. - Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
D.O., University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

DeFeo, Guy- Associate Dean for Clinical Education
D.O., University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine; M.S., Medical Education Leadership, University of New England, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, B.S., Fairfield University

Kelley, Patricia -Associate Dean for Recruitment, Student and Alumni Services, Osteopathic Medicine 
M.S., University of Tennessee; B.A., University of Maine.

Doane, Cheryl - Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University; M.S.Ed., Northern Illinois University.

Brandt, Kathryn - Chair of Primary Care Medicine
D.O., University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine; M.S., Medical Education Leadership, University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Frothingham, Christopher - Interim Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
D.O., University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Cawley, Robert - Chair of Specialty Medicine
D.O., University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Mokler, David - Interim Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Ph.D., Michigan State University

College of Graduate and Professional Studies Administration

Wilson, Martha K. –  Dean, College of Graduate Studies and Professional Studies
Ph.D., University of Alabama; D.S.W., University of Alabama

Pelletier, Jayne – CGPS Director, Academic Partnerships
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire; M.A.T., University of New Hampshire

Parent II, Richard Elliott – CGPS Director, Assessment and Pedagogy
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh; M.A., Mills College

Littlefield, Michelle CGPS Director, Strategic Marketing Initiatives
B.A. University of Maine

College of Dental Medicine Administration

Ryder, Jon S. - Dean of the College of Dental Medicine
D.D.S., College of Dentistry, University of Iowa; M.S., University of Southern California Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry; B.A., Augustana College

Farrior, O. Fields - Associate Dean of Clinical Education and Patient Care
D.M.D., Tufts University College of Dental Medicine; M.S., University of New England; B.S., Auburn University

Kimmes, Nicole - Associate Dean of Curriculum Integration and Analytics
D.D.S., Creighton University School of Dentistry; B.S., Northern State University

Martinez, Timothy S. - Associate Dean of Community Partnerships and Access to Care
D.M.D., Harvard School of Dental Medicine; B.S., University of Southern California

Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

This Catalog documents the academic programs, policies, and activities of the University of New England for the 2017-2018 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication April 28, 2017.

The University of New England reserves the right in its sole judgment to make changes of any nature in its programs, calendar, or academic schedule whenever it is deemed necessary or desirable, including changes in course content, the rescheduling of classes with or without extending the academic term, canceling of scheduled classes or other academic activities, in any such case giving such notice thereof as is reasonably practicable under the circumstances.

While each student may work closely with an academic advisor, he or she must retain individual responsibility for meeting requirements in this catalog and for being aware of any changes in provisions or requirements.

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