Portrait of Cheryl Norman

Cheryl Norman, Ed.D.

Dean of Assessment and Academic Administration
Adjunct Instructor

Ed.D. Higher Education Administration, St. Cloud State University
M.S. Education: TESOL, Shenandoah University
Licensure Special Education: Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, University of MN
B.A. Elementary Education, Concordia University

Contact Information

Nazareth Hall, N2309
3003 Snelling Ave. N
St Paul, MN 55113


As the Dean of Assessment and Academic Administration, Cheryl Norman provides leadership, coordination, and oversight of institution-wide assessment and offices and programs within Academic Affairs which support academic functions and services.

Core duties include the collection, analysis, and distribution of assessment of student learning and academic programs across venues to be used for continuous quality improvement. Cheryl provides supervision to Academic Achievement, Career Development, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Institutional Review Board. She also serves as the liaison to the Faculty Development Committee, Academic Policies and Curriculum Committee, Academic Program Advisory Committee, Assessment Steering Committee, and the university's liaison to the Higher Learning Commission. Cheryl comes with experience in customized training, assessment coordination, and has served as a teaching faculty in higher education.

Cheryl has served in education abroad at the International Christian School of Vienna, Austria, and the Alliance Academy International in Quito, Ecuador. She has also conducted faculty development training in El Salvador.

Cheryl earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary education from Concordia University, St. Paul, a licensure in Special Education from the University of Minnesota, a master’s degree in Education at Shenandoah University (VA), and a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration from St. Cloud State University.

She and her husband, Ken, reside in Chanhassen, Minnesota, and have four children and two son-in-laws (Alexis and Taylor, Shelby and Clarke, Jericho, and Abigail) and three grandchildren (Isaiah, Esther, and Leonidas).

Specialty Areas: Assessment, Accreditation, English Language Learner Education, Special Education, Faculty Development

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