Amy Tureen accepted the position of Dean of Academic Success Programs effective January 1, 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Scripps College, a Master of Arts degree in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons College, and a Master of Library Information Services degree from Drexel University iSchool. She is also currently working on a Doctor of Education degree at the University of La Verne.
Prior to joining SPSCC, Amy worked in a number of librarian and academic support roles at both public and private universities in California, Georgia, and Nevada. Her research focuses on both the intersection between leadership and wellness and best practices for developing diverse and antiracist library collections that reflect student needs, experiences, and identities.
As the Dean of Academic Success Programs, Amy will provide leadership and support for the library, tutoring, the Center for Teaching and Online Learning, eLearning, computer labs, College and Career Success courses, College in the High School and other academic support operations and activities.
We are very excited to welcome Amy to SPSCC! Please give Amy a warm welcome when you see her.