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About Excelsior College

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Executive Staff

Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Deborah Sopczyk, PhD, RN

Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Master of Science in Child Health Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo
PhD in Social Welfare, State University of New York at Albany

Deborah Sopczyk

Prior to her appointment as provost and chief academic officer, Deborah Sopczyk was dean of the Excelsior College School of Health Sciences since 2007. As dean, she was responsible for leading the faculty and staff in carrying out the school's strategic plan.

Sopczyk joined Excelsior College in 1984 and has served in a variety of capacities in both the School of Nursing and the School of Health Sciences. She has diverse professional interests. With colleagues Susan Bastable, Pamela Gramet, and Karen Jacobs, she co-edited the textbook "Health Professional as Educator," published by Jones and Bartlett Learning.