Dr. Jeannette Andrews is charged with overseeing all aspects of the academic mission
and executing the College’s strategic initiatives in nursing education, research,
practice and health policy. She is responsible for providing sound management of
resources: fiscal, facilities and human. She ensures adherence to federal and state
and university regulations, maintains accreditation standards and establishes strategic
partnerships. She leads in college fundraising and cultivating relationships with
donors, partners and alumni.
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Accreditation
Dr. Alicia Ribar is the chief academic officer, providing leadership in the strategic
development and implementation of curricula that meet the needs of a diverse undergraduate
and graduate student population. She oversees the Office of Student Affairs and Clinical
Associate Dean of Research
Dr. Bernardine Pinto oversees all operations and activities of the Office of Research
to foster the research mission and growth of the college's research portfolio by facilitating
grant submissions to local, regional and national funding agencies.
Interim Associate Dean, Access, Belonging and Community Engagement and Associate Professor
Dr. Sevilla Bronson facilitates development of initiatives to both cultivate and synergize
an environment of inclusive excellence in the college. She oversees the operations
of the college’s Carolina Cares Cupboard, serves on the university’s Council of Academic
Diversity Officers, and collaborates with peers in other colleges and units to promote
the representation and participation of stakeholders and to nurture relationships
for community building.
Department Chair, Professional Nursing Practice
Dr. Rachel Onello is charged with leading faculty development and advancement in teaching,
scholarship, and service for faculty members who teach in the Baccalaureate of Nursing
and Masters Entry to Practice (MEPN) programs. She oversees the department’s growth
and commitment to excellence in carrying out the College’s mission and vision.
Department Chair, Advanced Professional Nursing Practice & Leadership
Dr. Sheryl Mitchell is charged with leading faculty development in the Department
of Advanced Professional Nursing Practice and Leadership. The department's programs
include Master's of Science in Nursing, Certificate of Graduate Study, and Doctor
of Nursing Practice.
Interim Department Chair, Biobehavioral Health & Nursing Science
Dr. Cheryl Addy Is Interim Chair of this department. Biobehavioral Health is the integrative
scientific study of many factors (e.g., biology, psychology, environment) that affect
health. The discipline focuses on how these different factors influence health and
the development of interventions to improve health outcomes.
Assistant Dean, Finance & Operations
Jay Davis manages the college’s accounting and budgeting, and provides strategic business
guidance. He also oversees all general facilities matters and large scale facilities
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs
Cheryl Nelson oversees the Office of Student Affairs team, providing day-to- day leadership
and direction with respect to policies, practices, systems and operations.
Senior Director of Development
Monica Cromer oversees the college's development team charged with raising money,
specifically the dean's initiatives while collaborating with central development and
all colleges/units at the university.
Director of Strategic Initiatives
Jessica McCormick works directly with the dean and senior leadership on special projects
and manages the college's strategic planning initiatives. She serves as the dean’s
office liaison to other staff members regarding correspondence, scheduling, general
office procedures and projects. She also assists with various internal committees.
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