Robert D. Bunnell, Ed.D.
Dr. Bunnell joined Neumann University as Director of Sport and Entertainment Management and Associate Professor in Business and Information Management in the fall of 2011, and was named Interim Dean of Continuing Adult and Professional Studies in May 2013. Prior to coming to Neumann, he served as Assistant Vice Chancellor of Health, Recreation and Sports/Athletic Director at Purdue University Calumet (Hammond, IN) from2007-2011. His prior college administrative and teaching experience included stints at Point Park University, Franklin & Marshall College, Kenyon College, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Temple University.
Dr. Lemon began teaching at Neumann in 2007 in the Division of Arts & Sciences as adjunct faculty and has taught graduate level courses in the Master of Science in Organizational and Strategic Leadership Program. He has also served as a member of the adjunct faculty at Delaware County Community College. Dr. Lemon holds a Doctorate in Education from the University of Pennsylvania (2007). His dissertation was entitled, "The Construction of Ethnoracial Identity within Situational Contexts." He also holds a Master's degree in Instructional Media from West Chester University, and an A.B. in English Literature from St. Joseph's University.
Prior to his work in academia, Dr. Lemon had an extensive career in the fields of social services, communications, and community education. His areas of academic interest include social anthropology, cultural diversity, world affairs, immigration, belief systems, African American history, Native American history, and pre-Columbian America. His personal interests include music, literature, the arts, film and television, gardening, science and ethnic cuisines. As a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), he finds the Franciscan values on which the University stands, extremely relevant and inspiring.
Dr. Donnelly joined the Neumann family in 2004, serving as an academic advisor in the Division of Continuing Adult and Professional Studies, and presently as the Director of Virtual Learning. Prior to Neumann, she held a senior position in the financial aid office at Drexel University. Her breadth of knowledge in student services and adult learning continues to serve as strong foundations for her dedication to Neumann University’s mission.
Senior Academic Advisor
Jackie joins our division with a passion for higher education and lifelong learning. “Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” – Emerson. As an academic advisor, Jackie works with students in the undergraduate degree programs. She also leads adult student programs and initiatives, including the Learning Exchange programs with Career Development and Alumni Affairs, and manages enrollments and advising with Corporate Partners. At present, Jackie is the Assistant Program Chair for the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) for the MidAtlantic Region.
Jackie holds a B.A. in Political Science and M.S. in Higher Education Counseling from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.