Dr. Rebecca Hoey Dean, Graduate School & Adult Learning
As Northwestern’s dean for the Graduate School & Adult Learning, Dr. Hoey oversees development of the college’s graduate degrees and other programs for adult learners. These include graduate programs in Education, Physician Assistant Studies, Athletic Training, graduate certificates and degree-completion programs in Nursing (RN-BSN) and Early Childhood Education as well as continuing education opportunities. While a research committee member for the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, she helped write a survey of policy and practices around the world. Dr. Hoey is co-editor of NET: An e-Journal of Faith-Based Distance Learning, and she has published in the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration. She has experience teaching online courses and developing and designing online curriculum. Prior to entering higher education, she taught business in high schools in Colorado and Minnesota.