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LouAnne Lundgren Named SAGE Dean

May 14, 2014 -- LouAnne Lundgren has been named the dean of CNM’s School of Adult & General Education (SAGE). She served as Interim Dean of the school for the past year.
LouAnne Lundgren Named SAGE Dean

Jul 17, 2015

Lundgren has 16 years of experience with faculty, students and staff in the developmental and adult basic education fields. Prior to her year as Interim Dean, she was the Associate Dean for seven years and the Director of Instruction for one year. In those roles she served as the supervisor of full-time and part-time faculty in the English, English as a Second Language (ESL), English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), GED, Reading, College Success Experience (CSE) and Math disciplines. She also was director of the Adult Basic Education program.

Her previous post-secondary experience includes academic advisor for Regis University; technology instructional support specialist at Northeastern Junior College (NJC); director of GED/ESL at NJC; and adjunct faculty at CNM, NJC and National American University.

Lundgren earned a master’s degree in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Regis University and an associate degree in Marketing Management from NJC.

Lundgren on the vision she has for SAGE: “The School of Adult & General Education will become a national leader in adult and developmental education by providing students the opportunity to develop effective learning skills and strategies that will be transferable to college-level courses and useful in the students' lives outside of the college. This will be accomplished through innovative course offerings and academic support services that meet the unique cognitive and affective learning needs of all students.”

To facilitate this vision as dean, she says she will commit to:

  • Supporting discipline initiatives that improve student success and college readiness
  • Expanding and enhancing student support services offered by our support staff and achievement coaches
  • Providing funding for professional development to support the growth of our faculty and staff
  • Continually measuring the success of improvement initiatives
  • Creating a work environment where faculty and staff feel recognized and valued for their contributions