Associate Dean for Strategic Academic Initiatives
Degree: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Office: Longfellow 101
As the Associate Dean for Strategic Academic Initiatives, Vultaggio partners with faculty and staff leaders across HGSE to manage key strategic initiatives related to the school’s academic development. After executing the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) and the Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D.) degrees with program faculty directors, Vultaggio’s current work focuses on continuous improvement and innovation in master’s education. Her role emphasizes identifying the needs of the education sector, in the U.S. and globally, and unifying work across HGSE departments to ensure graduates have the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to best prepare them for work beyond Appian Way. Vultaggio also collaborates closely with our Programs in Professional Education to extend the reach of professional programs and digital learning assets to audiences worldwide.
In addition to her administrative work, Vultaggio has continued contributing to research and practice-based scholarly communities through her writing. Recent publications include "Inclusivity for all applicants: An admissions case study," in Diversity and Inclusion on Campus: Supporting Racially and Ethnically Underrepresented Students (2013); "Stressors in College Choice, Application and Decision-Making—and How to Reduce Them" in the Journal of College Admission (with S. Friedfeld, 2013); and "Diverse student groups: Teaching with a goal of inclusivity," in The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education (with M. Gasman, 2009). Vultaggio earned her B.S. from Cornell University, Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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