EXPERIENCE: 2006- present AssistantProvost for Academic Quality
Oversee assessment activities. Revised general education and assessment plans.
Serve on Administrative Core Group and Admissions Committee. Developed academic and student policy. Represented university in meetings with accrediting agencies. Aid in the development of new academic programs and grants
1996 - 2000 Academic Dean
East West University
Managed and directed academic programs. Developed curriculum, and
instructional and personnel policies. Chaired Faculty Council meetings. Scheduled classes. Hired and supervised faculty members. Coordinated and supervised academic advising. Certified students for graduation. Served on Administrative Core Group and Standing Committee on University Policy. Contributed to university accreditation self-study report, O&M manual, personnel and
1983 - present Director of English and Communications Program
Teach Language and Society; Language and Mind; Mass Media and Society; Communication Theory; Political and Social Literature; Contemporary Issues of the Quality of Human Life;
Political and Social Literature; Shakespeare; African-American
Literature; English Literature I, English Literature II; English Literature III; American Literature I; American Literature II;
Contemporary American Literature; Introduction to Film;
Introduction to Drama; Introduction to Poetry; Introduction to
Fiction; Persuasion and Research; Ethics and Society; Introduction to Philosophy; Creative Writing; Speech; Business Letter Writing;
Technical Writing; English Composition; Developmental English;
Design overall curriculum for English and Communications Program. Hire and supervise part-time teachers. Member of the Administrative Core Group Serve as academic advisor. Chair annual planning retreat. Contribute to university accreditation self-study report.
1977 - 1981 Instructor; Teaching Assistant
1973 - 1976 Northern Illinois University
Taught Composition and Introduction to Literature
1976 - 1977 Lecteur
Universite de Nantes
Taught English Conversation; American Civilization; Henry David
BA in English, with minors in philosophy and theology
PRESENTATIONS: “The Necessity of Interdiction: The Role of the Teacher in Fellow Teachers,” paper delivered at the Association of Core Texts and Courses, New Haven, 2011
“The Role of Structure in a Post-structural World,” paper delivered at the Midwestern Modern Language Association, St. Louis, 2004.
“Opening Up the Borders of Composition,” paper delivered at
Conference on College and Composition, Boston, 1991.
Book Reviews in The Review of Contemporary Fiction,
“The Role of the Language Teacher Today” paper delivered at the