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Dr. Steve R. Parker, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Advising and Student Success

Dr. Parker serves as associate dean and associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. He oversees advising for all undergraduate students and saftety policies and procedures for the College. His areas of academic interest include athletic probation and its effect on donor contributions to the university; event management solutions, issues, and problems; and sports leadership and law.



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Dr. Melody Noland, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Accreditation, and Planning

Dr. Noland serves as interim associate dean and professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion.  In close collaboration with program faculties across the educator preparation unit, she is responsible for program development and evaluation, state and national accreditation, compliance of the College with state and federal regulations related to educator preparation, and strategic planning.



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Dr. Margaret Bausch, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Student Success

Dr. Bausch serves as associate dean and professor in the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling.  She is responsible for the College’s research and technical supports for students, faculty and staff; professional development services; new financial model implementation; enrollment management; and graduate student success.



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Dr. Gerry Swan, Assistant Dean for Program Assessment

Dr. Swan serves as assistant dean and associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.  Through the OTIS initiative, he has developed assessment tools for the College and beyond which translate research-based ideas into practice for tens of thousands of students and instructors from kindergarten to college.  His research interests include use of interactive media with instruction and computer-managed instruction.