Dean of Strategic Initiatives
Main Hall 115
Anneliese Ripley oversees all aspects of the School of Outreach and has served as its dean since 2000. She is also responsible for overseeing the university’s grants and sponsored program activities. Anneliese graduated from Humboldt State University with a bachelor’s degree in geology, and earned a master’s degree in geology and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Montana. Dr. Ripley’s career has been centered on creating lifelong learning opportunities for children, adults and seniors. She is committed to creating new educational opportunities and obtaining extramural funds to advance workforce training, professional development, and community engagement. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, cycling, gardening, and being with family.