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Deans

Our deans are prominent academics who provide leadership and guidance to ensure UoPeople offers the highest quality degree programs.
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Dr. Russell S. Winer
Dean, Business Administration
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Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin
Dean, Computer Science
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Dr. Dalton Conley
Dean, Health Science
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Dr. Audra M. Watson
Dean, Education

Deans

Our deans are prominent academics who provide leadership and guidance to ensure UoPeople offers the highest quality degree programs.
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Dr. Russell S. Winer
Dean, Business Administration
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Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin
Dean, Computer Science
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Dr. Dalton Conley
Dean, Health Science
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Dr. Audra M. Watson
Dean, Education

PROVOST & VICE PROVOST

The Provost and Vice Provosts are distinguished professionals who utilize their vast knowledge and experience to guide the academic programs of the University.
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Dr. David Cohen
Provost Emeritus and Special Advisor to the President
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Dr. Marie Cini
Provost
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Dr. Erin Rodgers
Vice Provost, Instructor Quality and Student Success
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Dr. Roxie R. Smith
Vice Provost, Academic Development

PROVOST & VICE PROVOST

The Provost and Vice Provosts are distinguished professionals who utilize their vast knowledge and experience to guide the academic programs of the University.
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Dr. David Cohen
Provost Emeritus and Special Advisor to the President
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Dr. Marie Cini
Provost
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Dr. Erin Rodgers
Vice Provost, Instructor Quality and Student Success
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Dr. Roxie R. Smith
Vice Provost, Academic Development

ADVISORY BOARD: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Business Administration Advisory Board comprises leading academics and professionals who contribute their decades of experience and knowledge to supervising the program activities and development.
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Dr. Russell S. Winer
Dean, Business Administration
Dr. Richard Lamontagne
Chair, Business Administration, Senior Instructor
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Dr. Barbara E. Kahn
Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School
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Prof. Kriengsak Charoenwongsak
Senior Fellow, Harvard University

ADVISORY BOARD: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Business Administration Advisory Board comprises leading academics and professionals who contribute their decades of experience and knowledge to supervising the program activities and development.
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Dr. Russell S. Winer
Dean, Business Administration
Dr. Richard Lamontagne
Chair, Business Administration, Senior Instructor
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Dr. Barbara E. Kahn
Patty and Jay H. Baker Professor, Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School
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Prof. Kriengsak Charoenwongsak
Senior Fellow, Harvard University

ADVISORY BOARD: COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Computer Science Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished industry professionals and academics working to maintain the high level of quality in our online degree program. Leading and overseeing various developments and activities within the computer science program, they assure a high standard of education.
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Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin
Dean, Computer Science
Dr. Sanjay Bhargava
Interim Chair, Computer Science & MSIT, Senior Instructor
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Dr. Albert Wenger
General Partner, Union Square Ventures
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Dr. Avi Silberschatz
Sidney J. Weinberg Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

ADVISORY BOARD: COMPUTER SCIENCE

The Computer Science Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished industry professionals and academics working to maintain the high level of quality in our online degree program. Leading and overseeing various developments and activities within the computer science program, they assure a high standard of education.
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Dr. Alexander Tuzhilin
Dean, Computer Science
Dr. Sanjay Bhargava
Interim Chair, Computer Science & MSIT, Senior Instructor
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Dr. Albert Wenger
General Partner, Union Square Ventures
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Dr. Avi Silberschatz
Sidney J. Weinberg Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

ADVISORY BOARD: Health SCIENCE

The Health Science Advisory Board leadership includes an advisory board, comprising academic and business professionals in the Health Science field.
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Dr. Dalton Conley
Dean, Health Science
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Darcy Brisbane Kelley
Professor of Biological Sciences, Columbia University
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Stanley Bergman
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Henry Schein, Inc.
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Mark Cullen
Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Stanford University

ADVISORY BOARD: Health SCIENCE

The Health Science Advisory Board leadership includes an advisory board, comprising academic and business professionals in the Health Science field.
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Dr. Dalton Conley
Dean, Health Science
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Darcy Brisbane Kelley
Professor of Biological Sciences, Columbia University
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Stanley Bergman
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Henry Schein, Inc.
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Mark Cullen
Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Stanford University

ADVISORY BOARD: Education

The Education in Advanced Teaching Advisory Board is made up of professionals and academics overseeing and leading the degree programs activities and development.
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Dr. Audra M. Watson
Dean, Education
Dr. Heather Moore
Department Chair, Health Science and MEd, Senior Instructor
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Dr. Teboho Moja
Professor of Higher Education at New York University
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Conrad Hughes
Campus and Secondary Principal at the International School of Geneva

ADVISORY BOARD: Education

The Education in Advanced Teaching Advisory Board is made up of professionals and academics overseeing and leading the degree programs activities and development.
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Dr. Audra M. Watson
Dean, Education
Dr. Heather Moore
Department Chair, Health Science and MEd, Senior Instructor
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Dr. Teboho Moja
Professor of Higher Education at New York University
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Conrad Hughes
Campus and Secondary Principal at the International School of Geneva

ADVISORY BOARD - ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

The English as a Second Language Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished professionals and academics that supervise the development of the program to ensure a high quality education.
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Dr. Shondel Nero
Chair, ESL Advisory Board
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Dr. Frances Boyd
Senior Lecturer, Columbia University
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Deanna Wormuth
Former Director, English Language Center, Georgetown University
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Carol Numrich
Senior Lecturer, Columbia University

ADVISORY BOARD - ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

The English as a Second Language Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished professionals and academics that supervise the development of the program to ensure a high quality education.
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Dr. Shondel Nero
Chair, ESL Advisory Board
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Dr. Frances Boyd
Senior Lecturer, Columbia University
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Deanna Wormuth
Former Director, English Language Center, Georgetown University
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Carol Numrich
Senior Lecturer, Columbia University

ADVISORY BOARD - Library Services

University of the People Library and Resource Center (ULRC) provides students and faculty access to various collections of quality academic resources and services to support the University’s academic programs.
Mardene Carr
Director, Library Services, MLIS
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S. Blair Kauffman
Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Yale Law School
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Betsy Wilson
Vice Provost, Digital Initiatives and Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington
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Laura Brown
Executive Vice President of ITHAK2A

ADVISORY BOARD - Library Services

University of the People Library and Resource Center (ULRC) provides students and faculty access to various collections of quality academic resources and services to support the University’s academic programs.
Mardene Carr
Director, Library Services, MLIS
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S. Blair Kauffman
Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Yale Law School
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Betsy Wilson
Vice Provost, Digital Initiatives and Dean of University Libraries, University of Washington
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Laura Brown
Executive Vice President of ITHAK2A

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