Dean, College of Education, Health and Human Services

James Hannon, Ph.D.James Hannon, Ph.D.

College of Education, Health and Human Services


  • B.A, Southern Illinois University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois
  • Ph.D., Florida State

Job Description

Responsible for the College of Education, Health and Human Services’ functions at the university. Dean Hannon is the administrative officer overseeing the administration, planning, coordinating, publicizing and reporting of the activities of the college. Hannon leads and manages the policies, programming, personnel and resources; provides leadership for the 18 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate degrees and 13 doctoral programs; and serves as a faculty member for physical education teacher education.

Direct Reports

  • Associate Dean, Administrative Affairs and Graduate Education, Stephen Mitchell
  • Associate Dean, Student Services and Undergraduate Education, Alicia Crowe
  • Assistant Dean, Access and Engagement, Daniel Diaz Nilsson
  • Assistant Dean, Assessment and Accreditation, Michael Bell
  • Assistant Dean, Advising, Student Success and Licensure, Kathy Zarges
  • Director, School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration, Mark Lyberger
  • Director, School of Health Sciences, Ellen Glickman 
  • Director, School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences, Frank Sansosti
  • Director, School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies, George Kamberelis
  • Director, External Relations, Kelsey Hukill
  • Director, Gerald H. Read Center, Amanda Johnson
  • Director, RCM and Business Operations, Larry Gibson
  • Communications and Marketing Manager, Joe Richardson
  • Coordinator, Operations and Special Projects, Marcia Kibler
  • Faculty, College of Education, Health and Human Services

Contact, 330-672-2202

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