Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
David C. Crago
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David C. Crago joined the faculty of the College of Law in 1991 and became dean of the college in January, 2001. In 2009, Crago was named Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and became Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs in February, 2012.
Prior to joining the faculty, he spent over 14 years in private practice with Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue and Murphey, Young & Smith in Columbus, Ohio, where he specialized in business and commercial litigation. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools and the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) and a fellow inthe Ohio State Bar Foundation. Crago is an active leader in the State Bar Association, serving on several committees and chairing the OSBA's Commission on Judicial Campaign Advertising and Monitoring Committee from 2002 through 2011.
Crago was awarded the 2007 Legal Education Committee Award by the Ohio State Bar Association. This award is given to the law professor who has contributed the most to Ohio law and the Ohio bar. Crago was recognized for his contribution to the OSBA, the lawyers of Ohio, and the public for his leadership on the OSBA Judicial Campaign Advertising and Monitoring Committee.
Crago was selected for the Fowler V. Harper Faculty Scholarship Award in 1997. This award, given annually to one member of the ONU Law faculty, goes to the faculty member judged by a committee of his/her colleagues to have made the greatest contribution to legal scholarship during that year.
Crago earned his Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Duke University and his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Michigan.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Juliet Hurtig
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Dr. Hurtig is a native of the Pittsburgh, PA area. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Northern University in 1991. She then attended graduate school at The Ohio State University, earning her master’s and doctorate degrees in electrical engineering (control systems). Her industrial background focused on automotive anti-lock braking systems.
Her academic career began in 2000 when she joined ONU’s College of Engineering as assistant professor of electrical engineering. In 2003 she was named assistant dean for admissions and advising, followed by being promoted to associate professor of electrical engineering in 2004. Her research interests include educational pedagogy and nonlinear system identification. Dedicated to her students, she was awarded the Professor Henry Horldt Outstanding Teacher Award for 2001-2002 and 2007-2008.
She was appointed interim assistant vice president of academic affairs in August 2009, then promoted to associate vice president of academic affairs in August 2011. Her areas of responsibility include academic oversight of semester transition, the university catalog, academic scheduling, and summer sessions. She also oversees assessment activities in the academic areas and serves as chair of the University General Education Committee. International study abroad programs and exchange student and scholar visa concerns are also handled by Dr. Hurtig.
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Lynda Nyce
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Dr. Lynda Nyce earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Goshen College in 1991. She then earned her master’s and doctorate degrees in sociology at The University of Notre Dame. She came to Ohio Northern University in 2013 as Director of Global Academic Initiatives.
Prior to joining ONU, she was Professor of Sociology, Director of Cross-cultural Programs, and Chair of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Bluffton University. In addition to developing and teaching courses for undergraduate and graduate students in sociology, criminal justice, restorative justice, gender studies, intercultural communication and competency, and organizational management at Bluffton, Goshen College, and the University of Pittsburgh, Nyce has taken over 200 students on faculty led cross-cultural experiences to South Texas and Northern Mexico. Her current areas of research focus on immigration and migration, particularly in the Midwestern United States.
In 2013 she was selected as one of twenty participants in the first Future Leaders Summit convened by the Council on International Education and Exchange (CIEE) and Diversity Abroad. This summit brought together international education professionals from across the United States to develop new ways of attracting diverse and underrepresented student populations to study abroad, and broaden campus internationalization efforts.
In August of 2015, Lynda was appointed Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. In this new role, her primary areas of responsibility include retention and student success planning, and global/intercultural initiatives, as well as other initiatives within Academic Affairs. She supervises the Study Abroad Coordinator and works with both visa and academic concerns of international students.
Director of Foundation, Government, and Academic Grants
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DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT
Dr. Eunhee Kim
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STUDY ABROAD COORDINATOR
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