Published on March 7, 2013 by Sarah Waller  
Katrina Mintz

Katrina Hunter Mintz has joined Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy administration as the new associate dean of assessment.

In her new role, Mintz will provide leadership for development, maintenance and evaluation of the assessment and accreditation process within the school.

"With a strong background in the philosophy of education, assessment and online learning, Dr. Mintz will prove to be a great help to MSOP. I look forward with great anticipation to having her with us," Pharmacy Dean Charlie Sands said.

Mintz comes from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minn. where she served as the director of assessment for the master's and bachelor's programs.  She earned her doctor of education and master of arts degrees from the University of Alabama and a master of business administration degree from Walden University.

Sarah Waller is journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in the Office of Marketing and Communication.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.