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FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICESSCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS > ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION AND STAFF
Academic Administration and Staff

The dean and the associate dean have primary responsibility for the overall administration and direction of the school, and they work on a daily basis with the four academic department heads and other program administrators as an administrative team.

Dean

Barbara J. Levine, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication

Associate Dean

Jon A. Radermacher, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Media Arts

Associate Dean

David F. Wood, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer  & Information Systems

Department Heads

Each academic unit within the school is headed by an experienced faculty member/administrator.

Department of Computer and Information Systems

John Turchek, M.Ed., M.S.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems

Department of Communication

Heather Pinson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication

Department of English Studies & Communications Skills

Diane Todd Bucci, Ph.D.
Professor of English

Department of Media Arts

Helena Vanhala, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Media Arts

Department of Organizational Leadership

Anthony R. Petroy,  D.M.
Assistant Professor Organizational Leadership

Academic Administrators

In addition to the deans and department heads, key professional areas within the school are headed by outstanding and accomplished professionals.

Academic Media Center

Michael DiLauro, M.F.A.
Director, Academic Media Center
Associate Professor of Media Arts

Integrated Bachelor's/M.S. Programs

John Turchek, M.Ed., M.S.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems

Colonial Theatre

Ken Gargaro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Communication

The Sentry (Student Newspaper)

Carrie Moniot (Student Media/New Media Advisor)

Faculty Members

There are 54 full-time faculty in the school, 50 of whom hold the rank of assistant professor of higher.
Of these ranked faculty members, 46 hold Ph.D., J.D. or M.F.A. degrees. Individual professor's biographies may be found with the department of their assignment.