Dr. Walter F. Wagor
Dean & Chief Administrative Officer
Dr. Wagor became dean of Kent State University at Stark in August 2010. Prior to his appointment at Kent State Stark, Dr. Wagor served as the dean of Behavioral and Applied Sciences and professor of psychology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, a position he held since 2006.
His career also includes service as the acting chair for the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences, assistant vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, co-chair for the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and assistant vice chancellor for Assessment at Indiana University East. In addition, Wagor served as president of Faculty Senate at both Indiana University East and Wright State University â€“ Lake Campus, where he held the positions of instructor of psychology and later assistant professor of psychology.
Wagor holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Houghton College, a Master of Science in Developmental Psychology from George Peabody College and a doctorate in developmental psychology and mental retardation research from George Peabody College.
Dr. Ruth Capasso
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Dr. Capasso received her Ph.D. in French from Harvard University, her M.A. in French from Kent State University and her B.A. in Education from the University of Akron.
She has taught French language and culture courses at both the Stark and Kent campuses before entering the campus administration in 2004. As Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, she works with all aspects of the academic life of the campus, including faculty, course schedules and the development of programs.
Academic Affairs & Office of the Dean
112 Main Hall