Association of Deans and Directors of University Colleges and Undergraduate Studies 
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Association of Deans & Directors

of University Colleges & Undergraduate Studies

AD&D Executive Committee

President, Ralph J. Rascati (Kennesaw State University)

President-Elect, Kathy Johnson (Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolist)

Secretary/Treasurer, David Hood (North Carolina Central University)

Executive Director, Nicole Singleton (AD&D)

The Association of Deans and Directors of University Colleges and Undergraduate Studies is an organization of deans and directors (and their assistants and associates) from colleges or divisions that are enrollment units responsible for advising and other programs and services focused on improving the broad academic experiences of undergraduate students in higher education.

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The Association exists to

  • Establish a community of professional colleagues responsible for academic programs and services for undergraduates
  • Meet annually to exchange information and explore solutions to common problems related to student learning and academic success

Typical Unit Titles

  • University College
  • Freshman College
  • General College
  • General Studies/ Lower Division
  • Junior Division
  • Basic Studies
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • University Studies

Typical Unit Responsibilities

  • Enhancement of academic advising
  • Fostering opportunities for student involvement
  • Fostering relationships with faculty and staff
  • Development and operation of personal and academic support systems
  • Collection and dissemination of data about freshman
  • Support services for undeclared majors
  • Student orientation programs
  • Involvement in general education
  • Tutoring/supplemental instruction programs
  • Academic support services
  • Other student retention programs/services

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