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Dr. Janet Applin

Dr. Janet Applin

Associate Dean for Academic Programs / Associate Professor, Special Education

Office:  GRH 2045
Phone:  270-745-4014
Email:  janet.applin@wku.edu

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees academic college curriculum issues – e.g., program revisions, course proposals, catalog changes – and assists faculty with preparing curricular revision proposals.
  2. Chairs CEBS Curriculum Committee – serves as Vice-Chair of Professional Education Council.
  3. Chairs College Complaint Committee
  4. Coordinates CEBS Academic Transitions Program (ATP) activities and Meet the Dean Sessions
  5. Oversees graduate admissions/alternative admissions/comprehensive exams/student appeals.
  6. Collaborates with and serves as liaison between the Graduate School and faculty in CEBS
  7. Provides oversight for CEBS Catalog Revision Efforts.
  8. Represents CEBS on the University Curriculum Committee and at Graduate Council Meetings.
  9. Serves as program coordinator for the MAE: Education and Behavioral Science Studies (EBSS) 
  10. Consults with Teacher Services and Teacher Certification on certification issues and requests. 
  11. Coordinates new faculty activities and faculty professional development activities
  12. Represents dean’s office when appropriate at recruitment and retention events.      
  13. Supervises and collaborates with office associate in dean’s office. 
  14. Provides oversight for CEBS Catalog Revision Efforts
 Last Modified 8/7/13