New Appointment of Senior VP of Academic Affairs

Congratulations Marie Collins!

Marie Collins named Senior VP of Academic Affairs at Hodges University

Hodges Appoints Senior VP of Academic Affairs

Dr. Marie Collins has been named the senior vice president of academic affairs at Hodges University.

In this position, she will help oversee the academic aspects of the university, including the development and implementation of enhancing existing courses and degrees, in addition to launching new programs.

Marie Collins joined Hodges University in August 2018 as the senior director of program development in the school of health sciences. She brings more than 20 years of expertise, which includes holding positions as a full professor with tenure, department chair, course director, interim associate dean, and dean.

Collins is a member of the Florida Gulf Coast University Advisory Council for the Doctor of Nurse Practice program and serves as chairperson on the board of directors for the Quality Life Center of Southwest Florida Inc.

Congratulations, Marie. We are excited to have you in the Senior VP position!

The New Hodges U

Hodges University, a regionally accredited, private nonprofit institution founded in 1990, prepares students to leverage higher learning in their personal, professional, and civic endeavors. With over 10,000 graduates having a 93 percent rate of continued success in careers, Hodges is recognized for developing programs that are uniquely designed and delivered to serve a diverse adult learner population. With campuses in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida, Hodges provides flexible day, evening, and online classes taught by world-class faculty for undergraduate and graduate degrees. Hodges is also designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, and is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). More information about Hodges University is available at


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