Provide strategic planning and leadership; execute strategic initiatives; oversee academic programs and curriculum development; lead the college in AACSB, ABET, and HLC accreditations; represent the college within the university and in external business communities; provide leadership and support for strategic enrollment management; support faculty and staff development.
Perform chair’s responsibilities including department governance, financial management and budgeting, curriculum and program development, faculty mentoring, and fundraising. Obtained a Faculty Development grant, developed and implemented a strengths-based model for faculty peer mentoring.
Led the initiative to conceptualize, design, and construct the Data Analytics & Visualization Environment (DAVE) lab, funded by a $600,000 state fund obtained under prior Dean Joanne Li. The lab opened in September 2015.
Led and supported collaborative efforts to develop interdisciplinary analytics curricula and programs, student projects, faculty research, education and training, and collaborations such as sports analytics.
Co-founded and continue to serve on the university Data Governance Committee to govern, guide, and advise the use of institutional data; to promote meaningful use of information and effective communication of institutional insights.
Served on the Board of Directors for Technology First, a non-profit organization serving as the hub of the IT experts in the greater Dayton region. Advocate for women and minority populations and organizations, provide resources and support their access to education and career advancement.
(more in the Service section)