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Lynn Hepner

Associate Dean


Associate Dean Hepner oversees the college's graduate and undergraduate programs, including curriculum management, program development and review, and course scheduling and enrollment management. She is also responsible for the college's distance learning initiative and serves as the liaison to UCF's regional campuses and area community colleges.

Academic Planning/Reporting

  • AA Planning Liaison
  • Articulation w/ State Colleges
  • Center for Emerging Media Liaison
  • College Annual Report
  • College Strategic Plan
  • Commencement Liaison
  • Departmental Annual Reports
  • Distance Learning (IDL)
  • Facilitator, Scholarship and Awards Committee (Excellence Awards)
  • Faculty Annual Reports
  • Grade Forgiveness
  • National Merit Scholars
  • Outside Employment/Conflict of Interest
  • Program Development and Reviews
  • Regional Campus Liaison


  • CAHSA Supervision

Area Studies Programs

  • American Studies
  • Asian Studies

Graduate Studies

  • Catalog Review/Revisions
  • Certification for Graduation
  • Curriculum & Standards
  • Fellowships & Assistantships
  • General Graduate Policies and Procedures
  • Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Advising
  • Graduate Faculty Teaching Awards
  • Graduate Programs and Certificates
  • Graduate Student Awards
  • Graduate Studies Liaison
  • Graduate Studies & Research (GS & R) Committee, Chair
  • GTA/GA Policies and Procedures
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Recruitment
  • Registration
  • Student Affairs
  • Student Records
  • Thesis & Dissertation Oversight
  • Tuition Waiver Allocation


  • Course Schedules and Classroom Assignments
  • Enrollment Management
  • Registrar's Office Liaison
  • State Mandates


  • Academic Programs/Curriculum
  • Associate Deans Executive Council (ADEC)
  • Catalog Management/Review (ODAP)
  • College Curriculum Committee, Chair
  • Course Review/Program Revisions
  • Equipment Fees (establishment of)
  • Grade Collection
  • Honors College Liaison
  • Material and Supply Fees(establishment of
  • Registrar's Office Liaison
  • Undergraduate Certificate Programs
  • Undergraduate Studies Executive Council (USEC)