Dean for Academic Affairs
Office: CSP 203
Dr. Evan Robinson is the Dean at the Western New England University College of Pharmacy where he has served since 2008. As the founding dean for the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Robinson has been involved in a variety of the foundational considerations of the program’s development including accreditation, assembly of the leadership team, facilities design, academic master plan development and implementation, marketing and advancement activities, and faculty, staff, and learner recruitment. He was appointed as the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs in September 2016.
Dr. Robinson received his B.S. degree in Pharmacy and M.S. in Pharmacy Administration from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He received his Ph.D. in Pharmacy Administration from Auburn University, the Department of Pharmacy Care Systems.
Dr. Robinson participated in the development of two new schools of pharmacy prior to joining Western New England University. He was the Director of the Division of Technology and Education at Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy. Within this role Dr. Robinson led the launch of an online non-traditional doctor of pharmacy program delivered nationally as well as contributed to the implementation of the entry-level doctor of pharmacy program. In 2004 Dr. Robinson joined the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy as the founding Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs to assist in the development of that program, focusing on the academic and technology aspects of the implementation.
Dr. Robinson has published over forty peer-reviewed and non-peer reviewed manuscripts and book chapters as well as engaged in over fifty presentations and posters on a variety of topics; many in the area of the impact of technology on teaching, learning and assessment as well as considerations of leadership. He was elected to the position of Speaker of the House for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and will be serving in that role from 2015 – 2017.