Jeanette Dias, Ph.D.

Jeanette Dias, MBA

Jeanette Dias, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Internal Operations
Dwire Hall 310B


  • PhD, Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2023
  • MBA, Old Dominion University, 2007
  • BS, Physics, University of Minnesota, 2003

Professional Experience

Jeanette Dias currently serves as Assistant Dean for Internal Operations in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) College of Business, with a focus on accreditation, assessment, and strategic planning. Jeanette joined the college in 2018, having previously worked at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. During her eleven years at Old Dominion, she held several roles, including Associate Director of Institutional Research and Assistant Director of Information Technology & Assessment for Student Engagement & Enrollment Services. Jeanette has been working in higher education since 2004; and has also served at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and at Leeward Community College in Pearl City, Hawaii.

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Staff Award, UCCS College of Business, 2022
  • AABY Award, UCCS College of Business 2022
  • Dean’s Recognition Award, UCCS College of Business, 2020
  • Mountain Lion of the Quarter, UCCS College of Business, February 2020
  • Employee of the Month, Old Dominion University, February 2013


Impact of Capitalism on Caregivers in the U.S. Higher Education System

Global Conference on Women and Gender | March 2022

Impact of Course Delivery Mode on Student Evaluations of Teaching

2021 Assessment Institute | October 2021

Impact of Course Delivery Mode on Student Evaluations of Teaching

Distance Teaching & Learning Conference | August 2021

Understanding STEM Identity Using the High School Longitudinal Study from the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics

STEM 2021 Virtual Conference | July 2021

An Examination of the Relationship Between STEM Identity and Postsecondary Indicators Using High School Longitudinal Study 2009

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting | April 2021


  • Dias, J.G. L. (2023). An Analysis of the Montana University System Performance Funding Policy's Impact on Undergraduate Degree Production (Doctoral dissertation, University of Colorado Colorado Springs).