New AAP Associate Dean Announced
Dean Beverly Wendland has announced that Veronica Donahue, a noted leader in continuing education, has been appointed associate dean for the Advanced Academic Programs.
Donahue comes to Johns Hopkins from Georgetown University, where she worked in multiple positions at the School of Continuing Studies since 2006. Most recently, she was responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Academic and Faculty Affairs Division, which oversees faculty serving adult learners in the applied learning environment, which includes online, hybrid, and on-ground delivery formats. She was also responsible for faculty development programs and workshops.
During her earlier years at Georgetown, Donahue served as associate dean of summer school and special programs; associate dean of professional and executive education at the university’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar; and associate dean of the applied management graduate programs.
Before Georgetown, Donahue worked at American University as faculty chair of the Washington Semester Program.
Donahue brings with her an outstanding reputation for working collaboratively with faculty, faculty chairs, and deans; developing innovative programming; exceeding revenue goals; and successfully leading diverse and complex program portfolios.
She has a broad range of expertise in implementing and managing higher education divisions, developing and setting academic strategy, designing curriculum and assessment strategies, and setting standards for strong learning outcomes and higher satisfaction among faculty and students.
Donahue received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Syracuse University. She holds a master’s degree in media studies from The New School in New York, and master’s and doctoral degrees in political science from Johns Hopkins.