Stephanie Bowlin, EdD, PA
Senior Vice President, Institutional Engagement, Planning, and Effectiveness
Dr. Bowlin joined WesternU in 1990 as an instructor and went on to serve as Dean of the College of Health Sciences for 20 years. She served as the Founding Chief of Mission Integration from 1999 to July, 2022, when she was appointed to her current role. The Office of Institutional Engagement, Planning, and Effectiveness (IEPE) oversees Academic Community Engagement, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, the Office of Assessment, Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness, Skill Share, the Office of Operational Excellence, and the Office of Title IX . The IEPE supports the efforts of WesternU by ensuring exceptional coordination of resources of the academic and operational entities, providing mission integration leadership, and assuring integration of the University’s basic principles, including humanism, equity, inclusion, and diversity, into the fabric of the institution. Dr. Bowlin graduated from the University of La Verne with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, a master’s degree from WesternU in Health Professions Education, and from the Charles R. Drew University Physician Assistant Program in 1981.