Office Staff


Dawkins, Nancy

Nancy Dawkins

Director of Academic Affairs
HLC  Accreditation Liaison Officer
(414) 410-4007

Nancy Dawkins, director for academic affairs, began her Stritch career in 1990 in the Art Department as assistant to the chair. In 1992 she joined the Office of Academic Affairs as assistant to the executive vice president, and was appointed academic administrator in 2000, and director in 2007. As director, Dawkins assists the executive vice president in insuring that academic policies and procedures are properly administered. She directs the University catalog revision process, and collaborates with deans, registrar and faculty council to be certain that academic policies are accurately reflected in student and faculty handbooks.  Dawkins assists department chairs with academic grievance matters and faculty hiring processes, reviews faculty load, conducts new chair orientations, and coordinates commencement planning activities. She monitors University academic compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), and Higher Learning Commission (HLC) accreditation regulations. 

Davidson, Gail

Gail Davidson

Assistant to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs 
(414) 410-4009

Gail Davidson, assistant to the executive vice president, has been with Stritch since 2002. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Davidson began at Stritch as an academic counseling assistant in the College of Business and Management. In 2004, she accepted the position of assistant to the executive vice president for academic affairs. Her responsibilities include managing the office, creating and maintaining the faculty, department and committee office files, and facilitating the process for undergraduate and graduate appeals to the standards committees.