Dean's Office

  • Keisha L. Hoerrner, Ph.D.


    Responsible for oversight of all college responsibilities including strategic planning, budgeting, new and existing degree programs, global education, and personnel. Co-Chair of the American Democracy Project and an AASCU Global Engagement Scholar.

  • Carolee A. Larsen, Ph.D.

    Assessment Coordinator

    Responsible for working with program directors and coordinators on assessment studies. College representative on the Assurance of Learning committee.

  • Linda M. Lyons, Ph.D

    Director of Strategic Initiatives

    Responsible for oversight regarding the development, implementation, and execution of the college's five-year strategic plan. Works with both academic departments and the Center for Student Leadership on collaborative opportunities to advance the strategic goals of the college.

  • Lisa L. Bauer

    Office Manager

    Responsible for the daily operations of the Dean's office, development of policies, and administrative support for the Dean. Supervises student assistants and serves as administrative liaison between Dean's office and the departments within the college.

  • Deborah Mixson-Brookshire

    Interim Assistant Dean

    Responsible for distance learning and technology implementation as well as facilitation of grant support.

  • Loretta Daniels

    Communication & Marketing Director

    Responsible for oversight regarding the marketing, branding, and advancing of University College. Works with both academic departments, the Center for Student Leadership and Honors College.

  • Zai Sookram

    Business Manager

    Responsible for ensuring Business Services’ processes and procedures are followed within the college, both academic departments, and the Center for Student Leadership.

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