Academic Affairs: Colleges & Deans
College of Arts & Sciences
Dr. Frances M. Zauhar
Dr. Frances M. Zauhar became Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) in July 2012. Before coming to Marywood, she was the Humanities Division Chair and Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Chair and Associate Professor of English at Saint Vincent College, and Assistant Professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus College.
Dean Zauhar has been a committed classroom instructor and teaching scholar
Dean Zauhar's prior experience includes planning, developing, and assessing successful academic programs at both of her former institutions. At Saint Vincent, she was
Dean Zauhar earned her B.A. degree in English from Seton Hill
College of Health & Human Services
Lori E. Swanchak: Interim Dean
On behalf of the faculty and staff of the College of Health and Human Services, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. The College offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders; Nutrition, Athletic Training and Exercise Science; Nursing; Physician Assistant Studies; Psychology and Counseling; and Social Work. Additionally, we house a state-of-the-art Human Physiology Laboratory.
I invite you to peruse our website and become familiar with the many quality programs we offer. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions or would like additional information.
College of Professional Studies
James Sullivan, RA, AIA
James Sullivan, RA, AIA, is the dean of Marywood's College of Professional Studies.
Most recently, Mr. Sullivan has served as dean of Marywood's School of Architecture, the first and only architecture school in Northeast Pennsylvania.
Prior to coming to Marywood, Mr. Sullivan served as an associate professor and chair of the Department of Interior Design at Louisiana State University (LSU).
Mr. Sullivan earned his bachelor of environmental design degree from Miami University of Ohio, and a master of architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed architect in New York State with a broad range of experience as a practitioner, educator, and administrator in both architecture and interior design.
Mr. Sullivan began teaching architecture at LSU in the fall of 2000 and gained academic administrative experience as the undergraduate program coordinator for four years at the School of Architecture. He also gained valuable experience working in partnerships with interior designers in New York City for ten years prior to moving to Baton Rouge, while running his own firm, the Louisiana Architecture Bureau, located in Baton Rouge. The majority of Mr. Sullivan’s professional work is in the renovation and adaptive reuse of existing structures with a focus on