Beginning January 1, 2013, Dr. Prasse will assume the role of Vice-Provost of Academic and Faculty Resources. Dr. Prasse has led the School of Education as dean since 2004. As dean of the school, he has planned and overseen the school’s reaccreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), achieved accreditation for the programs in school psychology and counseling psychology, realigned the graduate programs leading to the PhD and EdD degrees, restructured the leadership program in principal preparation, and enhanced the quality and outreach of the teacher preparation program. Dr. Prasse also advanced the mission of the school and University with the successful launch of the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness and through exceptional grant-funded programs in the school. As a national leader in education, Dr. Prasse has often been called upon to testify on national legislation and was directly involved in the rule-making process for the reauthorization of Title II of the Higher Education Act.
Dr. Prasse, who joined Loyola’s faculty in 1999, has also held faculty and administrative appointments at Governors State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He holds a BA degree from Hanover College in Indiana, and MS and PhD degrees in school psychology from Indiana State University, Terre Haute.