Remembering Tim Dunnagan: Celebrating a Decade of Transformative Leadership in Health Sciences

Dean Dunnagan from the College of Health Sciences to be Recognized on April 10th

Tim Dunnagan, who has been the dean of the College of Health Sciences for 14 years, is stepping down from his role. The college will be hosting a recognition reception in honor of his contributions to the institution on Wednesday, April 10 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Stueckle Sky Center’s Bronco Zone. During his tenure as dean, Dunnagan led significant growth and expansion within the college.

Dunnagan has been instrumental in expanding the size of the college and launching three doctoral programs. He also established an advisory group comprised of current and retired CEOs and leaders in the healthcare industry to provide feedback and guidance on course development and major selection. In addition, various programs have been created and expanded under his leadership, including online offerings, a genetic counseling path, and multiple certificates designed for working professionals.

Following his departure as dean, Dunnagan will take on the role of special assistant to Provost John Buckwalter, focusing on new academic programming in health sciences. Joelle Powers, who has been the college’s senior associate dean for several years, has been appointed as Dunnagan’s successor. She will be the first female dean of the College of Health Sciences. To learn more about Dunnagan’s career and achievements, please visit the college’s website.

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