Suzanne Power, EdD - Executive Dean
College of Liberal Arts
Dr. Suzanne Power joined Ashford University in August 2011. As Executive Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. Power is responsible for academic, curricular, and co-curricular policies, as well as the academic programs of the college. Her duties include coordination of campus deans, chairpersons, and faculty in various academic environments, and to liaison with accreditation agencies. She supports the University provost and president in the achievement of University goals. Prior to serving as Executive Dean, Dr. Power served as the Systemwide Director of Educational Leadership and Management at Alliant International University. She is retired from the San Diego Unified School District, where she spent over 30 years as a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent. Dr. Power earned her Doctor of Education degree from Alliant International University in the field of Educational Leadership and Management. She holds an Education Specialist degree from Point Loma Nazarene University, an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from San Diego State University, and a BA in Social Science from San Diego State University.