STEVE DORMAN ('79)
Steve finished Lee in 1979 he went on to complete his Master of Public
Health and his doctorate in health education both from the University of
Tennessee at Knoxville. From there he served for a year as a health
education supervisor for the Onslow County Schools in Jacksonville, N.C.
Following that position Steve accepted a position as Assistant
Professor in the Department of Health Science Education at the
University of Florida in 1986. Two years later he became the
Co-Director and founding faculty member of the Center for Cooperative
Learning in Health Science Education at the University of Florida. In
2000, Texas A&M University recruited Steve as their Division Chair
in Health and Safety before promoting him to Department Head in 2002.
At A&M, Steve directed over 85 faculty, 30 support staff, and 65
graduate assistants with a total budget of $5 million. In 2006 the
University of Florida lured Steve back to Gainesville as the Dean of
Health and Human Performance where he works today.
In June 2012
Steve was named the 11th president of Georgia College & State
University. He is celebrated as a scholar and leader in the field of
public health. In addition to being widely published in his field,
Steve has also been honored in his role as an outstanding college
administrator. Steve was the Lee University 2007 Alumnus of the Year.