Dean's Office

  • Administrative Office

What We Do

The Dean's Office team is committed to the EHD mission and community, exemplifying respect for all, excellence in service, and stewardship of financial and physical resources.

Meet the Dean

Dean Stephanie Rowley sitting at her desk writing in a notebook and looking at the camera and smiling

Stephanie Rowley

An accomplished educator and leader, Stephanie Rowley, has dedicated her career to teaching and mentoring with a deep commitment to student and organizational success. Rowley joined the University of Virginia in July 2022 from Teachers College, where she served as provost, dean, and vice president for academic affairs. Her many accomplishments at Teachers College included advancing research and teaching support for faculty, advancing interdisciplinary collaboration, and strengthening graduate student life and development.

School Leadership

Dean's Office


Kelly Bloem

  • Assistant Director, Special Events and Community Life
Stephanie Rowley

Stephanie Rowley

  • Dean
  • William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Education
Katie Schmitt

Katie Schmitt

  • Chief of Staff

Rajiva Seneviratne

  • Director of Faculty Affairs

Justine Weaver

  • Faculty Affairs Project Associate

Jean Werley

  • Dean’s Office Executive Assistant

Bavaro Hall Exterior

School Leadership

The associate deans are responsible for all matters relating to their units' educational, budgetary, and administrative affairs. They are charged with providing the vision and leadership needed for their teams to excel and to advance the School’s teaching, research, and service missions.

Associate Deans

Contact Us

Office Location

  • Bavaro Hall 130

Office Hours

  • 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday

Mailing Address

  • 417 Emmet Street S
    Charlottesville, VA 22903