University Dean for Undergraduate Studies
Lucinda Zoe has served as a University Dean at The City University of New York since September, 2012, first as University Dean of Academic Initiatives, and then in the position of University Dean for Undergraduate Studies to which she was appointed in June, 2014. In her current role, she supports and facilitates CUNY-wide academic initiatives and provides a campus perspective on emerging issues and projects.
With 20 years of experience on CUNY campuses, Dr. Zoe has developed a deep understanding of and appreciation for CUNY campus life and culture, as well as a great respect for the diversity and identity of each unique college. Her research and professional interests focus on information technology management in higher education, educational technology training and development, and the design and provision of educational support services to diverse communities.
Her publications include articles, proceedings, monographs and book chapters on academic support services to international students and diverse populations; academic readiness, retention and information literacy; and faculty leadership and curricular design.
Prior to assuming her role as University Dean, Dr. Zoe served as a faculty member in the library department at Baruch College from 1994 to 2001. She subsequently served as Chief Librarian and Department Chair at Hostos Community College where she worked from 2001-2010, her last two years in the position of Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. In addition to being a University Dean, Dr. Zoe is currently a member of the faculty at Hunter College where she served as Associate Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs from 2010-2012.
Before her arrival at CUNY, Dr. Zoe served as Assistant Director and Research Associate for the Center for Business and Economic Research in the College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Zoe received her Doctorate in Library and Information Science from Columbia University and earned her Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) as well as a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Kentucky.