The dean serves as the chief administrative officer of the College of Health, Education, and Human Development. He provides leadership in long-range planning, budgeting, fundraising, and other activities that foster outstanding teaching, research, and service within the college. The dean reports to the provost/vice president of academic affairs. More | Education | Research | Scholarship & Outreach
William L. Havice, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Academic Support Services and Undergraduate Studies/Professor
The associate dean for academic support services provides academic support services for the college. Academic support services uphold the overall university and college missions by providing services that enable meeting goals of teaching, research, and public service. These services include academic advising, media and learning resources, communications and public relations, student services, technology resources, facilities and operations, classified staff, and undergraduate studies. The associate dean reports to the college dean. More | Education | Scholarship & Outreach | Service & Recognition
Kathy Headley, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, Clemson University, College of Health, Education, and Human Development
Kathy Headley, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Interim Director for the School of Education
Kathy Headley is a professor of reading education and a faculty member at Clemson University since 1987. Dr. Headley began her career as an elementary classroom teacher and reading specialist in Georgia before completing her doctorate in reading from Auburn University. In addition to her position as associate dean, Dr. Headley continues her collaboration with the Center of Excellence in Adolescent Literacy and Learning as the research director, having previously served as co-director of the center. Scholarship & Outreach | Service & Recognition
Lee Cranall, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University College of Health, Education, and Human Development
Lee Crandall, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Public Health Sciences
Lee Crandall is a medical sociologist, health services researcher, and social epidemiologist who was trained as a United States Public Health Service Fellow at Purdue University’s Health Services Research and Training Program. He has been a faculty member at the University of Florida College of Medicine (1976-94), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1994-2000) and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2000-2007). Since July 2007 he has served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences at Clemson University. More | Education | Administrative Experience | Teaching | Professional and Community Services |
The assistant dean of the Office of Distance Education
is responsible for managing all of the off-campus credit programs offered through the Office of Distance Education.
Paula Watt, Ph.D., MS, APRN-BC, FNP
Paula Watt, Ph.D., MS, APRN-BC, FNP
Manager, Joseph F. Sullivan Center/Lecturer
The director is responsible for the day-to-day management and the strategic leadership of the Joseph F. Sullivan Center
. The Sullivan Center provides clinical practice opportunities for students and health services to the community. The director works collaboratively with academic department heads and community leaders to develop and initiate innovative outreach programs that integrate teaching, research, and service. The director reports to the college dean.
The director of the School of Nursing
serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of Nursing. She provides leadership in long-range planning, budgeting, fundraising, and other activities that foster outstanding teaching, research, and service. The director of the School of Nursing reports to the college dean.
Brett Wright, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
The chairperson of the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
serves at the pleasure of the dean of the College of HEHD. He is delegated the authority to administratively represent and operationally execute the academic and business functions of the department. Responsibilities include oversight of the academic course offerings, evaluation activity, planning functions, budget and staff supervision, adherence to university policies and procedures, contract and affiliation activity, and general advocacy of the department and its programs to the university, other educational institutions, and corporate communities. The chairperson reports to the college dean.
Beth Reynolds, Director, National Dropout Prevention Center
Beth Reynolds, Ph.D.
Executive Director, National Dropout Prevention Center
Dr. Reynolds has 37 years of experience in education at all levels and positions including teacher, high school principal, district assistant superintendent, state level consultant, adjunct professor and author. Reynolds comes to Clemson from Pioneer Regional Education Service Agency (RESA), an office of the Georgia Department of Education, where she worked as a performance consultant. Prior to that, she worked as assistant superintendent for leadership development and school administration for Bibb County, Ga. Throughout her career, she has held various teaching and administration positions at schools in South Carolina and Georgia. The executive director of the National Dropout Prevention Center
is the center's administrator, reporting to the dean of the College of Health, Education, and Human Development. Duties include: liaison with national organizations and agencies; long-range planning; management of professional staff; grant writing and fund-raising, including extensive travel and business and social contacts; evaluation of program effectiveness; and budgeting. The executive director reports to the college dean.
Suzanne Rosenblith is the professor and chair of teacher education. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2001. Rosenblith's research interests include religion and public education, philosophy of teaching and learning, social-political philosophy, and educational equality and justice.
Rob Knoeppel, Ph.D.
Rob Knoeppel, Ph.D.
Professor, Department Chair, Leadership, Counselor Education, Human and Organizational Development, Eugene T. Moore School of Education
Rob Knoeppel currently serves as department chair of leadership, counselor education, human and organizational development. He earned his Ph.D. in Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia in 2001. Knoeppel's research interests include school finance, leadership/principalship, education accountability policy, education reform, teacher quality, equity and adequacy.