Dean's Welcome

Headshot of Dr. James Hannon, Dean

Welcome to the College of Education, Health and Human Services. As you explore our website, you will discover the scope, diversity and excellence of our college. We currently offer 27 undergraduate degree programs, 25 graduate degrees and 14 doctoral programs. Our graduates go on to serve as leaders in a wide variety of fields, ranging from education, counseling and health care to hospitality, recreation and sport. While our students and alumni appear to have diverse interests, they all have one thing in common - they have committed their lives to serving others and to making the world a better place.

In order to prepare our students for the 21st century with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to be leaders in the workplace and engaged citizens, the College of Education, Health and Human Services has focused on hiring outstanding faculty and staff who have developed widely respected programs. Please take the time to review the contributions of our engaged faculty, the indicators of program quality and the strength of our 14 high-profile research, outreach and learning centers. I believe that you will find that our college has much to offer, and is committed to supporting our students and the larger community.

Underlying this commitment is our commitment to engage in scholarly dialogues and to conduct high-quality research. I believe you will find many ways that our work has contributed to the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of local and global societies.

I am pleased you have decided to visit our website and trust that after reviewing it you will see why we are a college of choice for students who want to make a difference in the world. Welcome!

James Hannon, Ph.D., Dean
College of Education, Health and Human Services