Linda Schoen Wolf
March 4, 2014
9:30-11:00 a.m. in the Conference Center Ballroom
Linda Schoen Wolf, Ph.D. is an accomplished academic leader with a successful record in strategic planning, organization and management, faculty development, assessment, teaching, and research. She seeks innovative ways to build partnerships and connect resources (ideas, people, technology, and finances) to develop effective educational practices. A student and learning-focused educator, she has extensive experience in program and curricular development. Dr. Wolf is a strong advocate for the arts and sciences. She believes in the importance of providing all students with a quality educational foundation on which to overlay discipline-based knowledge, leading to specific career pathways.
She is currently Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology at Ohio Dominican University and oversees graduate programs; curricular development and assessment; P-16 initiatives; and student retention and success. During her tenure at Ohio Dominican University, she served as Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs for
more than two years and was responsible for all aspects of faculty and academic matters. At The Ohio State University, she held positions of Assistant Executive Dean of Arts and Sciences, and Assistant Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences. In these roles, she developed the Freshman Seminar Program; created and provided oversight for 16 interdisciplinary curricular programs; and delivered college-level support for undergraduate programs. Dr. Wolf also has been on the faculty at the Pontifical College Josephinum and the University of Queensland (Australia).
Dr. Wolf earned her Doctor of Philosophy from The Ohio State University, where she specialized in Counseling Psychology. She earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Psychology also from Ohio State. Enjoying both clinical and academic aspects of her profession, she provided psychological assessment and therapy in private practice in Columbus, before returning full-time to academia. She attributes her well-developed communication and listening skills, problem-solving abilities, and a deep understanding of process to her clinical work, as well as her values of hospitality and inclusiveness.