Office of Academic Programs


The mission of the Office of Academic Programs is to provide oversight for all of the academic programs from student matriculation through graduation, as well as development and delivery of professional development information regarding excellence in teaching and instructional design. The functions of the office include development and management of course schedules, management of student-related matters including student academic issues, grievances, off- and on-site clinical experiences, compliance, etc, faculty evaluations and learner outcomes and management of the academic program curricula and syllabi.

Academic Programs


Jeffrey Kenney

Undergraduate Program Manager

Glenda Robertson

Instructional Design Manager

Ryan Cloyd

Instructional Design Professional

Kyle Van Horn

OAP Systems Support Specialist

Undergraduate Program


Tammy Spencer DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CNE

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Program Specialty Lead Academic Advisor, Baccalaureate Nursing Program

Susan Bonini EdD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor of Clinical Teaching Coordinator of the Integrated Nursing Pathway Program

Jeffrey Kenney

Undergraduate Program Manager

Graduate Program


Peggy Jenkins PhD, RN, CNE

Senior Assistant Dean of Academic Operations Assistant Dean for MS Programs

Experiential Learning Team: Clinical Placements and Simulation


Fara Bowler DNP, APRN, CHSE

Assistant Professor Sr. Director of the Experiential Learning Team

Joey Failma EMT-B

Simulation Operations Specialist

Krista Neu MHA

Graduate Clinical Placement Manager

Lifelong Learning


Karen Mellis BSM

Continuing Education Program Assistant