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Associate Deans


Laurie Fluker

Dr. Laurie Fluker
Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Retention

  • Chairs all college-wide scholarship selection committees
  • Chairs college curriculum committee and tracks all curriculum matters
  • Administers all student scholarship programs
  • Oversees annual student awards convocation program with administrative support from staff
  • Reports and analyzes freshmen retention and 6th year graduation rates
  • Develops strategies and initiatives to increase retention/graduation rates
  • Resolves student complaints/grievances
  • Communicates with family members about student problems pending FERPA approval
  • Oversees grade appeals and withdrawals

Lynn Brinkmeyer

Dr. Lynn Brinckmeyer
Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Research

  • Chairs College-level Presidential Awards and all College-level teaching, research and service awards and nominations
  • Mentor faculty in identifying professional development opportunities and building research/creative agendas
  • Provides College-level support/mentoring for faculty for teaching success
  • Provides guidance to faculty with annual evaluations, re-appointments and tenure/promotion
  • Serves as the College liaison for the C3 Research Center
  • Serves as the College liaison for Faculty Qualifications
  • Mentors faculty to increase funding opportunities for internal grants such as the Research Enhancement Program and externally funded grants