Amanda Bell, Ph.D., has been named assistant director of the OneAmerica Personalized Learning Center at Marian University.
As assistant director, Dr. Bell will coordinate academic and non-academic services for students with disabilities and monitor the effectiveness of their accommodations. Her knowledge and expertise will help further pave the way to access being at the forefront for all Marian programs, policies, and practices.
“We are excited for Dr. Bell’s expertise and contributions to the OneAmerica Personalized Learning Center at Marian University,” said Jennifer Plumlee, assistant vice president for student success and engagement. “It is critical to our mission to provide access to higher education and give wrap-around support so all students can thrive and graduate as transformational leaders.”
Prior to joining the Personalized Learning Center, Dr. Bell was an access consultant at the Disability Resource Center at Purdue University. She has also served as a disability advisor at the Disability Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University, as well as an instructor at the university. Dr. Bell earned a doctorate in Educational Studies from Eastern Michigan University, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University, an Educational Specialist degree from Eastern Michigan University, and a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Michigan State University.
Dr. Bell has been published in numerous professional journals, presented at multiple conferences, and has many national professional affiliations.