College of Education and Allied Professions

HESA Faculty

Dr. April Perry, Assistant Professor, Program Director
Western Carolina University

Dr. Yancey Gulley, Assistant Professor
Western Carolina University

Adjunct Instructors:

Dr. Carol Burton, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Organization, Administration, & Finance in Higher Education; Program Assessment and Evaluation

Dr. Kevin Koett, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: The College Environment & Student Success; Principles of Enrollment Management; Academic & Student Affairs Partnerships; Student Judicial Issues in Higher Education; Human Resources Management in Higher Education; Facilities Management in Higher Education; Organization, Administration, & Finance in Higher Education

Dr. Ling LeBeau, Director of International Programs and Services
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Teaching & Learning Strategies; Academic & Student Affairs Partnerships; International Administration in Higher Education; The College Environment & Student Success

Dr. Beth McDonough, Reference Librarian – Education Liaison & Associate Professor
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Teaching & Learning Strategies; Academic & Student Affairs Partnerships; Community Engagement in Higher Education

Dr. Sam Miller, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Organization, Administration, & Finance in Higher Education; Film in Higher Education

Dr. Dana Patterson, Director of Intercultural Affairs
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Counseling Theories & Techniques; Student Judicial Issues in Higher Education; Film in Higher Education; Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education; Academic & Student Affairs Partnerships; The College Environment & Student Success

Dr. Lane Perry, Director of the Center for Service Learning
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Community Engagement in Higher Education; Teaching & Learning Strategies; Academic & Student Affairs Partnerships; Film in Higher Education; The College Environment & Student Success

Dr. Shauna Sage, Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness
Western Carolina University
Areas of Specialization: Facilities Management in Higher Education; Human Resources Management in Higher Education; The College Environment & Student Success

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