Professional Studies Building, Room 1175
John Cottone, dean; Eileen Gravani, associate dean
Role of the Dean
The dean oversees all the activities of the academic departments within the School of Professional Studies. The school consists of six academic departments. Graduate degrees awarded in the school include master of science, master of science in teaching, and the master of science in education. The dean is responsible for overall supervision of the school and for curriculum, program development, budget and personnel. The dean’s office is staffed by two secretaries, one for the dean and one for the associate dean.
Role of the Associate Dean
The associate dean assists the dean in the management of the school. This includes addressing student issues such as academic policy interpretation and clarification, degree audit clearance, withdrawals and leaves of absence from the College, academic probation, suspension, dismissal, reinstatement and readmission, including contracts. The associate dean approves course overloads and serves as the dean’s curricular representative at the school and college level.