Introduction to Catalog

This is an archived copy of the 2013-14 Catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit

The Official 2013-2014 Catalog

of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies

The Catalog of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies is the official catalog for all students enrolled in online programs. It contains all applicable academic rules, regulations, and policies for students enrolled in semesters beginning after September 1, 2013. The Catalog is published for students enrolled in the following degrees and certificates:

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis
Master of Arts in Diplomacy
Master of Arts in History
Master of Arts in Military History
Master of Business Administration
Master of Civil Engineering
Master of Public Administration
Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance (formerly Master of Science in Information Assurance)
Master of Science in Leadership (formerly Master of Science in Organizational Leadership)
Master of Science in Nursing
Certificate in Teaching and Learning

University Information

Norwich University
College of Graduate and Continuing Studies
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, Vermont 05663
Phone: 802-485-2567
Student Helpline: 866-NU-GRADS (866-684-7237)
Fax: 802-485-2533

Officers of the Board of Trustees

Officer of the Board Name
Chairman of the BoardGordon R. Sullivan, BA, MA, DMilS (Hon)
Vice Chairman of the BoardJoel A. Kobert, BA
SecretaryDavid J. Whaley, BS, MS
Assistant SecretaryLaura Amell

Norwich University Board of Trustees

Name Address Term Expires
Keith R. Barrett, BSNorthfield, VT2015
Lance Boxer, BA, MBAJersey City, NJ2017
John W. Bride, BS, JDCorral de Tierra, CA2013
Leo A. Brooks, Jr., BA, MPAMcLean, VA2017
Paul J. Carrara, BSMiddlebury, VT2014
Larry P. Costa, BS, JDNottingham, NH2018
Alan F. DeForest, BSKingston, NY2015
Harvey C. DeMovick, Jr., BAWesterley, RI2014
Denise M. Donovan, BAFairfax, VA2017
Philip B. Down, BS, MHSEllicott City, MD2017
Lorna D. Edmundson, BA, MEd, EdDSharon, CT2017
Danial E. Faizullabhoy, BS, MBALos Altos, CA2015
John J. Gatti, BS, MSWoodridge, IL2013
Roberta F. Haney, BS, MSNashua, NH2014
Wm. Blaine Hawkins, BS, MBACharlotte, NC2016
Mark M. Kisiel, BAWest Falmouth, MA2013
Joel A. Kobert, BAHackettstown, NJ2015
Larry A. Lang, BSWarren, PA2014
William M. Lasky, BAStuart, FL2015
J. A. "Yogi" Mangual, BA, MSAdvance, NC2014
Douglas M. McCracken, BA, MA, MSMooresville, NC2016
Richard I. "Butch" Neal, BS, MAWashington, DC2016
E. Miles Prentice, BA, JDNew York, NY2017
Martha Rainville, BAAlexandria, VA2017
Steve Rippe, BSWashington, DC2016
Richard W. Schneider, BS, MALS, PhDNorthfield, VT2017
Philip L. Soucy, BS, MSAlexandria, VA2014
Gordon R. Sullivan, BA, MA, DMilS (Hon)Alexandria, VA2015
Gary F. Terry, BSHanover, MA2016
Mark D. Thompson, BS, MBASo. Hamilton, MA2013
Elizabeth Veach, BAGreenville, SC2014
David G. Warren, BS, MA, MPA, DMSt. Petersburg, FL2018
Fred Weintz, Jr., BA, MBARiverside, CT2015

Officers of Administration

Officer of Administration Name
PresidentRichard W. Schneider, PhD
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the FacultyGuiyou Huang, PhD
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing StudiesWilliam H. Clements, PhD
Vice President, Alumni and DevelopmentDavid J. Whaley
Vice President, Student Affairs and Enrollment ManagementFrank T. Vanecek, PhD
Vice President, Strategic PartnershipsPhilip Susmann
Chief Administrative OfficerDavid Magida
Chief Financial OfficerLauren D. Wobby, CPA

Equal Opportunity

Norwich University is committed to providing equal opportunity in education and employment to qualified persons. The university admits students without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, or qualified disability and does not discriminate in the administration of its educational and other admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, employment practices, athletic, and other university administered programs.

Implementation of this policy shall be in compliance with Title IV and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1992; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; and other pertinent federal and state non discrimination laws and statutes. Contact Title IX Coordinator, 802-485-2144, or Director of Human Resources, 802-485-2075, with questions, compliance concerns, or discrimination complaints regarding gender equity.