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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., Health Law, Loyola University School of Law; M.S., Oral Biology, Loyola University; B.S., John Carroll University

Beaulieu, Ellen, G. – Vice President for Academic Affairs
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
Ph.D., Syracuse University-English; M.A., City University of New York-English; B.A., University of Fez, Morocco-English

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

Bilsky, Edward - Vice President for Research and Scholarship
Ph.D., University of Arizona; M.S., B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Wilson, Martha - Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., University of Alabama

Tumiel, John - 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

Mills, Dora A. - Vice President of Clinical Affairs
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine; M.P.H., Harvard University

Trufant, Nicole - Vice President for Fiscal Affairs/CFO
M.S.M., New England College; B.A., B.S., University of Southern Maine

Smith Forrest, Cynthia - Vice President for Student Affairs
Ed.D., M.Ed., Harvard University; M.Ed., B.A., University of South Carolina

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

Wood, Douglas - Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine; Ph.D.,Wayne State 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

Hanley, James - Dean, College of Dental Medicine
DMD, Tufts University School of Medicine; B.A. Assumption College

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

Nahorney, Mark - Dean of Students
M.S., Central Connecticut State University; B.S., Central Connecticut State University

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.

St. Ours, Paulette - Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
M.S., University of Southern Maine - Statistics; M.A., Boston College - Mathematics; B.A., Saint Joseph's College - Mathematics.

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

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 and Communications
M.F.A., SUNY at Purchase - Printmaking; B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design - Illustration

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.

Diehl, William C. - Chair-Department of Education
Ph.D., B.S., Pennsylvania State University - Education.

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 - Chapel Hill - Political Science.

Frank Cathrine O. - Acting Chair, Department of English
Ph.D., George Washington University - English Literature; M.A., University of Cincinnati - English Literature; B.A., Wake Forest University.

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

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

Sartorelli, Linda M. - Chair, Department of History and Philosophy
Ph.D., M.A., Indiana University - History and Philosophy of Science; A.B., Barnard College, Columbia University - Mathematics

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

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

Graybeal, Clay T. – Associate Dean and Program Director (Interim) - School of Community and Population Health
Ph.D., Rutgers University; M.S.W., Fordham University; B.A., Ohio University

Harmer-Beem, Marji - Program Director (Interim), 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
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

O'Brien, Jane Clifford – Program Director, Occupational Therapy
Ph.D., University of South Carolina; MSOT, Boston University; B.A., University of Maine Orono

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

Wozniak, Danielle - Program Director, School of Social Work
Ph.D., University of Connecticut; M.S.W., Fordham University; B.A. Miami University of Ohio

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 Admissions Services and Faculty Development
Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin; M.S., Purdue University; B.S., University of Rhode Island

Rosenthal, Glenn W. - Associate Dean, Academic Services and Business Ventures
Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania; MBA, Rider University; M.A. Psych., Ohio University; B.A., Ohio University

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

Marsh, Wallace – Assistant Dean, Assessment and Accreditation
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.

Sutton, Steve – Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ph.D., State University at Buffalo, State University of New York, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; B.S. Pharmacy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences

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

Allen, George – Interim 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

Wood, Douglas - Dean. College of Osteopathic Medicine
D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine; Ph.D., Wayne State University

Wayne, David -  Associate Dean Planning, Innovation and Assessment 
PH.D. Walden University, M.Ed., Toronto University, M.S., Niagra University, B.A., Shimer College

Pillsbury, Matt- Director of Finance & Administration
B.A. University of Maine

DeFeo, Guy- Associate Dean Clinical Education
D.O., UNECOM, B.S. Fairfield University

Kelley, Patricia -Associate Dean Constituent Services, Osteopathic Medicine 
MS University of Tennessee , Knoxville; B.A. University of Maine, Orono.

Manyan, David - Associate Dean Research, Osteopathic Medicine
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island.

Brandt, Kathryn - Chair of Primary Care

Carreiro, Jane -Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Cawley, Robert - Chair of Specialty Medicine

Winterson, Barbara - Chair Biomedical Sciences
Ph.D., B.S., University of Maryland.

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, Jane –  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; B.A., Augustana College

Vachon, Lionel - Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs
D.D.S., Dental Surgery, Marquette University; 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 2015-2016 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication April 30, 2015.  *Addendum published January 29, 2016.

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.