SAINT LEO – Lorrie McGovern, D.B.A., has been promoted to the new position of assistant dean of graduate programs at the Donald R. Tapia School of Business at Saint Leo University, Dean Michael Nastanski announced.
Dr. McGovern joined Saint Leo in October 2010 as director of graduate programs at the Tapia School. Her promotion reflects her increased responsibilities in overseeing an expanded portfolio of academic programs. Specifically, the Tapia School launched a Doctor of Business Administration degree program in 2013, has added new specialization options in its Master of Business Administration degree program, and will expand its computer science offerings to include a Master of Science in cybersecurity. Dr. McGovern also works with corporations that want graduate degree-level programs taught at their worksites.
Dr. McGovern continues to report directly to Dean Nastanski.
About Saint Leo University
Saint Leo University is a regionally accredited, liberal-arts-based institution known for an inclusive Catholic heritage, enduring values, and capacity for innovation. The school was chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks in rural Pasco County, FL, making Saint Leo the first Catholic college in the state. Over its 125-year history, Saint Leo has provided access to education to people of all faiths, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit.
Today the university welcomes learners from all generations and backgrounds, from civilian occupations and the armed forces, and from all 50 states and more than 60 nations. Saint Leo’s 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students may elect to study at the beautiful University Campus in Florida, at more than 40 teaching locations in seven states, or online from other locations. The university’s degree programs range from the associate to the doctorate. Throughout these rich offerings, Saint Leo develops principled leaders for a challenging world.