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Evangelista to serve as associate provost

Nancy Evangelista will be Alfred University’s associate provost during the 2010-11 academic year, Provost William Hall announced today.

But that’s only one responsibility Evangelista, who served as acting associate provost during the 2009-10 academic year, will fulfill. In addition to being associate provost, Hall said Evangelista will continue her duties as chair of School Psychology, a position she has held since 2006; she will also be interim dean of the College of Business, and dean of the Graduate School.

Evangelista will assist will strategic planning and assessment, and will support international programs and initiatives.

“Nancy Evangelista has worked very hard over the past year to create a responsive and engaged set of support services,” said Hall. “She has been willing to take on new challenges and work diligently to develop comprehensive support for our academic programs. She is committed to excellence and works in a collaborative manner with all members of the Alfred University community.

“I am confident she will provide excellent leadership in her new role as interim dean of the College of Business and will continue to provide a high level of leadership as chair of the School Psychology program,” Hall said.

Evangelista joined Alfred University in 1997 as a member of the faculty in the Division of School Psychology; she was promoted to full professor in 2008.

She co-chaired the University’s student learning assessment committee and chaired the 2006 provost search committee.

Prior to coming to Alfred, Evangelista was a senior psychologist at the Developmental Evaluation Center at the Health Science Center in Syracuse and adjunct professor at Syracuse University.

Evangelista is a member of the American Psychological Association Division 16 for School Psychology; the National Association of School Psychologists; the New York Association of School Psychologists; the School Psychology Educators’ Council of New York and “Zero to Three,” the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs.

Evangelista has been the recipient of several grants, individually and with other members of the School Psychology Division.

She is the author or co-author of several publications and has been chosen to present at several conferences and workshops.

She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi national scholastic honor society; received the Legislative Leadership Certificate from the National Association of School Psychologists; is a two-time winner of the Presidential Service Award from the New York State Association of School Psychologists; and received the Ted Bernstein Award from the New York Association of School Psychologists.

A summa cum laude graduates of Western Michigan University with a B.S. degree in special education, Evangelista earned her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in school psychology from Syracuse University.