WATERBURY, Conn. (July 21, 2022) –Post University has promoted Sandra Wilson, J.D. as assistant provost for teaching and learning. Wilson previously served as the university’s assistant dean at the John P. Burke School of Public Service and Education.
In her new role, Wilson will oversee the academic support departments and faculty professional development. She will also provide recommendations for educational programs, course materials and policy.
Wilson began her career at Post in 2005 as an adjunct faculty member in the legal studies program. In 2007, she joined Post full-time as the criminal justice academic program manager. For the next 12 years, she rose within the John P. Burke School of Public Service and Education, serving as the director of undergraduate programs and assistant dean.
“Sandra holds a deep understanding of our vision through her 17 years at Post,” said Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Post University provost. “With her approach of collaboration, creativity, and strategic insight, I have the utmost confidence that she will continue to serve as an exemplary leader.”
In addition to her integral role at the Burke School, she has developed holistic relationships with students by serving as the chair of the curriculum committee, coach for the cheerleading team, faculty advisor for the Black Student Union, and as a member of the university’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advocacy Council.
Prior to joining Post University, Wilson served as a litigator for a law firm in Boston and proprietor of her very own entertainment management company, but never lost her passion for teaching, which led her to an accomplished academic career at Post.
The Bridgeport, Connecticut native earned her juris doctorate degree from New England Law in Boston, her master’s degree in education from the University of Bridgeport, her bachelor’s degree in political science at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut.