Susan M. Merritt
Dean, School of Computer Science and Information Systems
and Professor, Computer Science

Pace University, 1 Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
Phone: (914)422-4375   Fax: (914)422-4434   email: smerritt@pace.edu


Education

B.A. Mathematics, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1964 -- 1968
M.S. Computer Science
The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University, New York, N.Y.
1968 -- 1969
Graduate Coursework. Theology
Fordham University, New York, N.Y.
1975 -- 1976
Ph.D. Computer Science
The Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University, New York, N.Y.
1976 -- 1982
Postdoctoral Certificate. Educational Management
Institute for Educational Management (IEM)
Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1985

Administrative Appointments

Founding Chair, Department of Computer Science,
Dyson College of Arts & Sciences
Pace University
1981 to 1983
Founding Dean, School of Computer Science & Info Systems
Pace University
1983 to present

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor Lubin School of Business 1978 to 1981
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 1981 to 1982
Associate Professor Dyson College of Arts and Sciences 1982 to 1983
School of Computer Science & Info. Systems 1983 to 1985
Professor School of Computer Science & Info. Systems 1985 to Present

Honors And Awards

Elected member of Phi Beta Kappa, 1968.
Fellowship to New York University, 1968.
Elected member of Kappa Gamma Pi, 1968.
Elected member of Sigma Xi, 1983.
Elected Dyson Fellow, Pace University, 1983.
Elected member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Computer Science Honor Society, 1986.
Led School to receive Homer and Charles Pace Award, 1998.

University Service

Member of Search Committee, Dean of the Lienhard School of Nursing, 1985.
Member of Search Committee, Director of Academic Computing, 1989.
Member of Search Committee, Dean of Lubin School of Business, 1990 to 1991.
Chair of Faculty Effectiveness & Enhancement Initiative,
University Plainning Process, 1990 to 1991
Member of University Planning Process Steering Committee, 1990 to 1992.
Chair of Academic Program and Policies Committee, University Senate,
1990 to 1991, 1993 to 1994.
Coordinator of Middle States Visit, 1991 to 1992.
Liaison With Educational Policies Committee, Board of Trustees 1991 to 1992.
Chair of the Task Force: University & Technology, 1992 to 1996.
Member of Middle States Report Steering Committee, Academic Programs and
Policies Committee, Governance and Administration Committee, 1993 to 1994.
Chair of the Search Committee, Dean of the School of Law, 1993.
Member of University Budget and Planning Committee, 1994 to present.
Member of Search Committee, Chief Information Officer, 1996.
Member of Pew Roundtable, 1996 to present.
Chair of the Search Committee, Dean of the School of Law, 1998.
Chair of the Task Force on Continuing, Corporate and Distance Education, 1998 to present.

Related Experience

1969 to present Consulting: program evaluation, corporate training,
analysis programming, speaking.
1969 to 1970 Systems Programming, project management,
Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Mass.
1970 to 1975 Teacher of mathematics and computer science
Good Counsel Academy, White plains, N.Y.
1972 to 1978 Adjunct Instructor of Mathematics and Computer Science
The College of White Plains, White Plains, N.Y.; Mercy College,
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.; Pace University, Pleasantville, N.Y.