College Leadership

Executive Leadership

Photo of Roland MitchellRoland Mitchell
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Photo of Eugene KennedyEugene Kennedy
Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Institutional Effectiveness
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Photo of Arend Van GemmertArend Van Gemmert
Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies
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Photo of Chad GothreauxChad Gothreaux
Assistant Dean for Advancement & Engagement Services
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Photo of Ed HoltonEd Holton
Special Assistant to the Dean for Leadership Initiatives
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Photo of Rob LylesRob Lyles
Assistant Dean for Administration
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Photo of Renee Boutte-MyerRenée Boutte Myer
Assistant Dean for Advocacy, Collaboration & Engagement
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Photo of Dog WaddellDouglas K. Waddell, Sr.
Assistant Dean for Student Services
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Photo of Mary WoodsMary P. Woods
Assistant Dean for Strategy
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School Leadership

Photo of Eugene KennedyEugene Kennedy
Interim Director, School of Education
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Photo of Carol BarryCarol Barry
Director, School of Information Studies
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Photo of John NaurightJohn Nauright
Director, School of Kinesiology
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Photo of Tracey RizzutoTracey Rizzuto
Interim Director, School of Leadership & Human Resource Development
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Photo of Michelle LivermoreMichelle Livermore
Director, School of Social Work
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Photo of Kevin GeorgeKevin George
Director, University Laboratory School
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Center & Institute Leadership

Photo of Lacy DicharryLacy Dicharry
Director, Leadership Development Institute
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Photo of Cyndi DiCarloCynthia DiCarlo
Executive Director, Early Childhood Education Institute
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Photo of Scott WilksScott Wilks
Director, Healthy Aging Research Center
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Photo of Judith RhodesJudith Rhodes
Director, Social Research & Evaluation Center
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Staff Leadership

Photo of Emily BerniardEmily Berniard
Director of Alumni Relations
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Photo of Jeremy BrokawJeremy Brokaw
Director of Development
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Photo of Paul MantheiPaul Manthei
Director of Logistics for Online & Continuing Education Partnerships
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Photo of Terri Michel

Terri Michel
Director of Sponsored Program Accounting
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Photo of Petra RobinsonPetra Robinson
Director, Faculty Affairs & Professional Development
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Photo of Rachanda SmithRachanda Smith
Executive Assistant to the Dean & Office Manager
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Photo of Kamille WatsonKamille J. Watson
Director, Early Childhood Laboratory Preschool
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CHSE Organizational Chart


Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council (DAC) is a committee of alumni and friends who advise the College of Human Sciences & Education dean on initiatives that support the college’s mission and strengthen its role within the university by increasing its resources and enhancing its outreach. This group of accomplished professionals donates their time, talents, and resources to advance the college.

"D-D" Breaux serves as the chair.

Meet the Dean's Advisory Council Members


Unit Advisory Boards & Committees

Early Childhood Education Institute Executive Committee

Leadership Development Institute Advisory Council

Louisiana Association for the Education of Young Children Board

School of Information Studies Alumni Advisory Council