Office of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs


Dr. Denis G. Wright

Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs

Dr. Denis WrightWelcome to the website for the Office of Academic Affairs at Edison State College. As the Chief Academic Affairs Officer at Edison State College, I take great pride in the academic achievements of our students, faculty and staff. 

At Edison State College more than 170 faculty members, over 500 adjuncts along with more than 500 staff deliver high quality education to roughly 24,000 students a year.  As a premier State College, Edison focuses on preparing individuals for the Southwest Florida Workforce and providing a strong foundation for students who choose to transfer to state universities. Edison State College offers twenty Associate of Science degrees, ten Baccalaureate degrees, and eleven certificate programs. In addition, the Associate of Arts degree provides a strong foundation for students who choose to matriculate into one of Edison’s baccalaureate programs or transfer to a state university. 

The Academic unit at Edison State College is divided into five schools and two divisions: School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, School of Business and Technology, School of Education, School of Health Professions, School of Pure and Applied Sciences, Division of College and Career Readiness, and the Division of Libraries.Each of the Schools is led by an academic dean with expertise in their given area.


School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
School of Pure and Applied Sciences
Dr. Emery Alford Dean, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Dr. Theo Koupelis Dean, Pure and Applied Sciences
Amanda Lehrian Department Chair, English
Dr. Brian Page Department Chair, Social Sciences
Jo Ann Lewin Department Chair, Mathematics
Dr. Daniel McDevit Coordinator of Sciences
Myra Walters Department Chair, Speech and Foreign Language
Dr. Catherine Wilkins Department Chair, Humanities
School of Business and Technology
Dr. John Meyer Dean, Business and Technology
Dr. Thomas Rath Associate Dean, Business and Technology
Mary Conwell Program Coordinator, As Paralegal Programs
Dr. Douglas Nay Program Coordinator, Accounting, Business Administration, and Supervision and Management Programs
Dr. Richard Worch Program Coordinator, Criminal Justice, Crime Scene, and Public Safety Administration Programs
School of Education
Dr. Erin Harrel Dean, School of Education
Joycellen Rollins Department Chair, School of Education
School of Health Professions
Dr. Marie Collins Dean, School of Health Professions
Stacey Brown Program Director, Human Services
Pamela Comstock Coordinator, Assessment & Student Success
R. Jeff Davis Program Director, Cardiovascular Technology, AS, and Respiratory Care, AS
Dr. Jeffrey Elsberry Associate Dean, Cardiopulmonary & Emergency Care Programs
Jodi Gootkin Program Director, Physical Therapist Assistant
Bobby Holbrook Program Director, Nursing, AS, Lee Campus, Night/Weekend
Deborah Howard Program Director, Health Information Technology, AS
Margaret Kruger Program Director, Nursing, AS, Collier Campus
Lynne Crandall Director, Simulation Education
James Mayhew Program Director, Radiologic Technology, AS
Richard McCoy Program Director, Opticianry
Karen Molumby Program Director, Dental Hygiene, AS
Chitra Paul Program Director, Nursing, AS, Lee Campus, Day
Barbara Ward Program Director, Nursing, AS, Charlotte Campus
Joseph Washburn Program Director, Emergency Medical Services, AS, and Fire Science Technology, AS
Dr. Suzanne Wells Interim Administrator, Nursing, ASN and BSN Programs
Division of College and Career Readiness
Dr. Eileen De Luca Dean, College and Career Readiness
Dr. Caroline Seefchak Department Chair, Developmental Studies
Division of Teaching Innovation, Faculty Development, and Online Learning
Mary Myers Dean, Division of Teaching Innovation, Faculty Development, and Online Learning
Rona Axelrod Program Coordinator, Online Learning
Robert Anderson Director, Academic Review and Improvement
Melissa Rizzuto Director of Faculty Development and Training
Division of Libraries
Dr. Edith Pendleton Dean, Library Services
Jade Dellinger Director, Exhibitions and Collections
Dr. Wendy Chase Coordinator, Honors Scholar Program
Resources and Links

 

Contact Information

Dr. Denis G. Wright
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Lee Campus, I-214B
239-489-9081

Dr. Laura Weir
Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs
Lee Campus, I-210C
239-433-6941

Michelle Fanslau
Director, Academic Services
Lee Campus, I-214A
239-489-9478

Deb Kelly
Executive Assistant, Academic Affairs
Lee Campus, I-214
239-489-9081

Garnett Salmon
Interim Registrar
Lee Campus, S-206
239-489-9027