The Office of Academic Affairs is over the academic life of the college, which is the central mission of why we’re here. We are concerned with faculty well-being, research, scholarship; engaged student learning for a global environment; a vibrant curriculum.
Sandra Doneski, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean of Faculty
Office: Phillips Music Center 107 & Frost Hall 206
Sandra Doneski is the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Music Education at Gordon College. She teaches courses in music education methods, learning theory, assessment, and curriculum development in the Department of Music. She also supervises student teachers and conducts the Gordon College Children’s Choir. She is a graduate of Gordon College and received her Master’s and Ph.D. in Music Education from The Hartt School, University of Hartford.
Jewerl Maxwell, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Initiatives
Dean of School of Graduate, Professional and Extended Learning
P 978 867 4118
Office: Frost Hall 206
Jewerl Maxwell is the Vice President for Academic Inititiaves and the Dean of the new school of Graduate, Professional and Extended Studies. He has also taught Political Science at Gordon College. He holds an MA and Ph.D. in Political Science from Miami University, and a BA (summa cum laude) in history, political science, and public affairs from Muskingum University. His research interests include presidential unilateral powers, constitutional law, and affirmative action policy. He recently co-authored Tough Times for the President, co-edited Rendering to God and Caesar: Critical Readings for American Government and published an article entitled "Has Barack Obama Embraced the Unitary Executive" in the journal PS: Political Science & Politics.
Jerry Logan, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Operations
P 978 867 4063
Office: Frost Hall 206
Jerry Logan joined the Provost’s Office in 2010 and now serves as Director of Academic Operations. A graduate of Gordon, he earned a master’s in higher education administration from the College of William and Mary and a doctorate in higher education from Boston College.
Director of Operations for Adult,
Graduate, & Pre-Collegiate Programs
P 978 867 4113
O Frost Hall 206