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2004-2005 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
2004-2005 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2004-2005 Springfield College Graduate Catalog

Collage of images of Springfield campus.Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive humanics philosophy - education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. It is world renowned as the Birthplace of Basketball™, a game created by alumnus and professor James Naismith in 1891; as the alma mater of William G. Morgan, inventor of the game of volleyball; and for its long-standing and close relationship with the YMCA.

Springfield College has educated more than 33,000 people who are at work throughout the United States and in more than sixty nations. Today, more than 5,000 students attend classes at the College’s main campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, and at campuses in Boston, Massachusetts; Los Angeles and San Diego, California; Wilmington, Delaware; Tampa, Florida; Manchester, New Hampshire; Charleston, South Carolina; St. Johnsbury, Vermont; and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Springfield College Mission Statement

The mission of Springfield College is to educate students in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity by building upon its foundation of Humanics and academic excellence.

Graduate Catalog for 2004-2005

Springfield College
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797

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Richard B. Flynn (1999), B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D.
President of the College

Jean A. Wyld (2001), B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs

M. Ben Hogan (2000), B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students

David J. Fraboni (2001), B.S.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

John L. Mailhot (1988), B.S., M.B.A.
Vice President for Administration and Finance

Gretchen A. Brockmeyer (1979), B.A., M.S., Ed.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

William J. Considine (1976), B.S., M.S., P.E.D.
Dean, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation


Mary D. Healey (1981), B.S., M.Ed., M.S., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies

Betty L. Mann (1984), B.S., M.Ed., D.P.E.
Associate Vice President for Graduate Education and Research

Robert J. Willey, Jr. (2002), B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Human Services

Francine J. Vecchiolla (1990), B.S., M.S.W., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Social Work

John W. Wilcox (1970), B.S., M.Ed.
Executive Director of Enrollment Management

Donald J. Shaw, Jr. (1974), B.S., M.Ed.
Director of Graduate Admissions