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Educational Administration Faculty

Dr. James Connell, Advisor
Co-Director Education Unit
Program Director

Fun Facts

Jim Connell, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Educational Administration program.  His primary areas of interests are curriculum development and leadership. Prior to coming to Ursuline College, Jim served for 35 years in public education, beginning his career as a high school English teacher at Beachwood High School and concluding his career at Berea City Schools where he served as Curriculum Director, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent, prior to his retirement in 2005.  He is a member of the Distribution Committee and an evaluator for the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.  Jim is also one of the co-founders of the Jennings Educators Institute and through the Institute has provided professional development for teachers and administrators throughout Ohio. 

Teaching: ED 530 Curriculum Development, ED 520 Instructional Leadership, ED 590 Integrating Seminar

Sr./Dr. Rosemary Hocevar

Retired Principal & Central Office Administrator Diocese of Cleveland
Teaching: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as part of ED 590 Integrating Seminar

Mr. Robert Hunt

Assistant Superintendent of Chagrin Falls City School District

Teaching: ED 505 Principles of Supervision, ED 570 School Finance

Dr. Patricia Nugent

Principal of St. Hilary Elementary, Fairlawn

Teaching: ED 536 School Climate, ED 531 Curriculum Leadership

For more information, please call the Program Administrative Assistant Diana Lynch at 440 646 8145 or dlynch@ursuline.edu or the Program Director Jim Connell at 440 449-3413 or email jconnell@ursuline.edu.