Herbert, James – President
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; B.A., University of Texas at Austin

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

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

DeBurro, Jennifer – Dean of Students and Assistant Provost for Student Affairs
M.Ed., Suffolk University; B.A., Assumption College

Hey, Jeanne A.K. - Associate Provost for Student Success
Ph.D., The Ohio State University; M.A. The Ohio State University; B.A. Bucknell University

Houseknecht, Karen L. – Associate Provost for Research and Scholarship
Ph.D., Cornell University; M.S., University of Georgia; B.S., Virginia Tech

Hunt, G. Christopher - Associate Provost for Community, Equity & Diversity
Ed.D., East Stroudwater University of Pennsylvania; M.S. West Chester University of Pennsylvania; B.A. East Stroudwater University of Pennsylvania

Loftus, Craig – Chief Information Officer
M.Ed., East Tennessee State University

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

Pardue, Karen –Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.S., Russell Sage College; B.S., Russell Sage College

Parker, Holly - Director UNENorth, Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives
Ph.D., Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine; M.Ed., Harvard University; B.A., Dartmouth College

Sheldon, Michael – Associate Provost for Academic Affairs Ph.D., Muskie School of Public Service USM; M.S., P.T., Duke University; M.S. University of Maine; B.S., University of Rhode Island

Steinberg, Scott – Vice President of University Admissions
M.B.A., Columbia University; B.A., Bates College

Thibeault, Alan - Vice President for Operations
B.S. University of Maine, Orono

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

Tumiel, John – Vice President for Board Relations and Senior Advisor to the President
M.A, University of Alabama in Birmingham; B.S., Empire State College, State University of New York; A.A.S., Erie Community College

College Deans

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

Dyer, Elizabeth - Dean of Library Services
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina; B.A. Cornell University

McCarthy, Robert - Dean, School of Pharmacy
Ph.D., Northeastern University; B.S., Northeastern University

McCormack Tutt, Sally - Interim Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions; Clinical Professor, Physical Therapy
Ed.D., University of St. Augustine; M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; DPT, BS, University of New England

Millen, Jonathan - Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; B.A., University of New Hampshire-Communications

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

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

College of Arts and Sciences Administration

Millen, Jonathan – Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst; B.A., University of New Hampshire-Communications

Brown, A. Christine - Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology-Biology; B.A., Bowdoin College-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

Keirstead, Amy – Associate Dean, College of Arts and Science
Ph.D., Dalhousie University-Physical Organic Chemistry; B.S., Bishop's University-Chemistry

Austin, John R. - P.D. Merrill Chair, Department of Business, School of Professional Programs
Ph.D., Boston College-Organizational Studies; B.A., Johns Hopkins University-Economics

Bartholomew, Audrey – Chair, Department of Education, School of Professional Programs
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Special Education; M.A., Lehigh University - Special Education; B.A., University of Maryland at College Park - Special Education

Cripps, Michael J. - Academic Director, School of Arts and Humanities
Ph.D., M.A., Rutgers, State University of New Jersey-Political Sciences; B.S., University of Connecticut-Business Management; B.A., University of Connecticut-Philosophy

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

Koh, Woon Yuen-Academic Director, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; B.S., B.A., Saint Cloud State University

Long, Patricia J. – Academic Director, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Ph.D., M.S., University of Georgia - Clinical Psychology; B.S., Texas A & M University - Psychology

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

Tilburg, Charles - Academic Director, School of Marine and Environmental Programs; Director, Marine Science Center
Ph.D., Florida State University - Oceanography; M.S., University of Texas at Austin - Environmental Engineering; B.S., University of Texas at Austin - Aerospace Engineering

Westbrook College of Health Professions Administration

McCormack Tutt, Sally - Interim Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions; Clinical Professor, Physical Therapy
Ed.D., University of St. Augustine; M.P.H., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; DPT, BS, University of New England

Audette, Jennifer – Program Director, Physical Therapy, Professor, Physical Therapy
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island/Rhode Island College; M.S., Boston University; B.S., Northeastern University

Cohen Konrad, Shelley – Program Director, School of Social Work; Professor, School of Social Work; Director, Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education
Ph.D., M.S.W., Simmons College; B.A., Boston University

Dunbar, Dawne-Marie - Director of the Interprofessional Simulation & Innovation Center; Clinical Professor, School of Nursing and Population Health
MSN/Ed., University of Phoenix; B.S., A.D.N., University of New England

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

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

Mason, Trisha – Director of Service Learning
M.A., Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine; B.A., Hamilton College

McCarthy, Robert L. – Dean, School of Pharmacy; Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration, School of Pharmacy; Associate Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions;
Ph.D. Northeastern, B.S. Northeastern University

Mills, Bernice – Assistant Dean of Clinical & Student Affairs, Westbrook College of Health Professions; Associate Clinical Professor, Dental Hygiene
M.S., University of Southern Maine; B.S., Indiana University, A.S., Westbrook College

Morton, Jennifer – Program Director, School of Nursing & Population Health; Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Population Health
D.N.P., University of Massachusetts - Amherst; M.S. and M.P.H., University of Massachusetts; B.S.N., University of Southern Maine

Nimmo, Cheryl - Program Director, Nurse Anesthesia; Associate Clinical Professor, Nurse Anesthesia
D.N.P., Northeastern University; M.S.H.S.A., Salve Regina University; B.S., Evangel University

Pierce, Heath – Interim Assistant Dean, Westbrook College of Professions; Director, Applied Exercise Science; Associate Clinical Professor, Exercise and Sport Performance
M.Ed., University of Maine; B.S., University of Maine-Farmington

Visich, Diane – Interim Program Director, Physician Assistant; Associate Clinical Professor, Physician Assistant
Ed.D., M.S., Central Michigan University; M.S., George Williams College; B.S., University of Illinois

Visich, Paul – Program Director, Department of Exercise and Sport Performance; Professor, 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; Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.Ed., University of Vermont; B.S., University of New Hampshire

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

Pierce-Talsma, Stacey – Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
D.O., Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine; M.S., Medical Education Leadership, University of New England

Kelley, Patricia – Associate Dean for Recruitment, Student and Alumni Services, Osteopathic Medicine
M.S., University of Tennessee

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

Brenner, Carol - Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship
Ph.D., Tufts University

Brittle, Lori - Assistant Dean of Finance & Administration
M.B.A., Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (University of Economics & Business Administration), Vienna, Austria; I.M.B.A., University of South Carolina

Buonocore, Vin - Assistant Dean of Recruitment, Student and Alumni Services
M.Ed., University of South Carolina

Hermann, Jodie – Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
D.O., University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine; M.B.A., University of Connecticut School of Business

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

Ferland, Russell –  Chair of Biomedical Sciences
Ph.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

College of Graduate and Professional Studies Administration

Wilson, Martha K. – Dean
Ph.D., University of Alabama; D.S.W., University of Alabama

Wilkes, Heidi L. - Associate Dean
D.L.P., Northeastern University; M.B.A. Bently University

Heatley, Scott - Assistant Dean
M.S., New England College

Academic Administration

Benz, Elizabeth A. – Director, Student Support
M.A. Gonzaga University; B.G.S., Valdosta State University

Blickensdefer, Dan – Director of Learning Experience
B.A., University of Maine

Dodge, Elizabeth (Ellie) C. – Program Director, Graduate Programs in Applied Nutrition
Ph.D., M.S., University of Maine

Ferrigno, Melissa - Science Prerequisites for the Health Professions
M.S., University of Southern Maine

Fraone, Stephanie - Director, Research and Strategy
Ph.D., Boston College

Kaszubinski, Matthew – Program Director, Health Administration and Informatics
M.M.E.L., University of New England

Lindsay, Nicole – Director, Online Admissions
M.S. University of New England; B.S., University of Maine

O’Neil, Jennifer – Program Director, Graduate Programs in Social Work Online
Ph.D., Lesley University; M.S.W., Simmons College

Pelletier, Jayne – Program Director, Graduate Programs in Education
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire; M.A.T., University of New Hampshire

College of Dental Medicine Administration

Ryder, Jon S. – Dean of the College of Dental Medicine
D.D.S., University of Iowa College of Dentistry; 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

Abena, Albert G. - Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships
D.D.S., University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry; J.D., Marquette University Law School; B.S., University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry

Erickson, Travis - Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
M.Ed., University of Maine, B.S., University of Maine

Pillsbury, Matthew - Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration
B.A., University of Maine

Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

This Catalog documents the academic programs, policies, and activities of the University of New England for the 2021–2022 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication April 30, 2021.

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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