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University Administration

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

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

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

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

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

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

Leighton, Dennis Associate Provost for Student Affairs                                                                                      D.P.T., University of St. Augustine; M.S., Boston University; M.A.T., University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill; B.S., Springfield College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pardue, Karen  Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions                                                                    Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.S., Russell Sage College; B.S., Russell Sage 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

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

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

Keirstead, Amy – Interim Associated 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

Bartholomew, Audrey – Interim Chair, Department of Education
Ph.D., University of Northe Caolina at Charlotte - Special Education; M.A., Lehigh University - Speical Education; B.A., University of Maryland at College Park - Speical Education

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

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

Perlut, Noah – Chari, Department of Environmental Studies
Ph.D., University of Vermont - Natural Resources; M.A., New York University - Environmental Conservation Education; B.S., James Madison University - English

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

Tilburg, Charles - Chair, Department of Marine Sciences; Director, Marine Science Center
Ph.D., Florida State University - Philosophy in Oceanography; M.S., University of Texas at Austin - Environmental Engineering; B.S., University of Texas at Asutin - Aerospace Engineering 

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

Pardue, Karen T. – Dean, Westbrook College of Health Professions
Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University; M.S., B.S.N., Russell Sage College

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

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

Dunbar, Dawne-Marie - Director, Clincal Simulation; Associate Professor Nursing, Common Interprofessional Curriculum Coordinator
M.S.N.eD., University of Phoenix; B.S., A.D.N., University of New England

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

McCormack Tutt, Sally - Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; DPT, BS, University of New England

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

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

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

Pierce, Health – Interim Assistant Dean 
M.Ed., University of Maine; B.S., University of Maine-Farmington

Risling-de Jong, Robin - Director, Physician Assistant
Ed.D., University of South Alabama; MHS, University of South Alabama; BA, California State University Fullerton

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

Houseknecht, Karen L. – Interim Dean 
Ph.D., Cornell University; M.S., University of Georgia; B.S., Virginia Tech

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; M.S., University of New England, 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. – Coordinator of Professional and Alumni 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

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

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

Hermann, Jodie 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

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

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

Littlefield, Michelle  Assistant Dean, Finance and Strategy
M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University, B.A., University of Maine 

Academic Administration 

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

Connor, Erin L. – Program Director, Graduate Programs in Education 
Ph.D., University of Southern Maine; Ed.M., Harvard University

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

Fortier, Barbara A. – Program Director, Science Prerequisites for the Health Professions
M.S., Mississippi State University, M.S., University of New England 

Landry, Megan – Program Director, Graduate Programs in Health Informatics

MHA, St. Joseph's University; BSN, Husson College

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. (Candidate), Lesley University; M.S.W., Simmons College

Pelletier, Jayne – Director, Academic Policy and Accreditation
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire; M.A.T., University of New Hampshire

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

Tin Maung, Nang H. – Program Director, Graduate Programs in Public Health Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School; MPH, Harvard School of Public Health

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

Koelbl, James – Executive Associate Dean
D.D.S., University of Illinois College of Dentistry; M.J., Loyola University School of Law; M.S., Loyola University Graduate School. 

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

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 2019-2020 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication April 26, 2019.

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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