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2015-2016 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2015-2016 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog

Springfield College Catalogs

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; for its long-standing and close relationship with the YMCA; and for academic excellence.

Springfield College has educated over 45,000 people throughout the United States and in more than sixty nations. Today, over 5,000 students attend classes at the College’s main campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, and at campuses in Boston, Massachusetts; Tustin, California; Wilmington, Delaware; Tampa Bay, Florida; Manchester, New Hampshire; Charleston, South Carolina; Houston, Texas; 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 others.

Undergraduate Catalog for 2015 - 2016

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

(413) 748-3000



Mary-Beth A. Cooper (2013), B.S., M.Ed., M.B.A., Ph.D., D.M.

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

Shannon Finning (2015), B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs

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

John White (2001), B.A., M.A.
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Calvin Hill (2015), B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Vice President for Inclusion and Community Engagement

Christopher Neronha (2015), B.A., J.D.
Vice President and General Counsel

Mary Ann Coughlin (1993), B.S., M.S., C.A.G.S., D.P.E.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs



Anne Herzog (2011), B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies

Tracey D. Matthews (2002), B.S., M.S., D.P.E.
Dean, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

David J. Miller (1993), B.A., M.S., C.P.T., Ph.D.
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies

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

David Rudder (2011), B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Interim Dean, School of Professional and Continuing Studies

Mary N. DeAngelo (1984), B.A., M.Ed.
Director of Enrollment Management

Keith A. Ingalls (2000), B.B.A., M.S.