Associate Professor, teaches the Introduction to Education courses as well as courses in the Educational Administration and Leadership program. He is also Coordinator of the undergraduate Leadership Minor program and regularly presents on campus and facilitates leadership retreats for students, faculty and staff. His publications and professional presentations have been in the area of leadership and leadership education. He is a leading national voice for effective undergraduate leadership education. Dr. DiPaolo was selected to serve on the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Leadership Education and has held that position since 2007. Dr. DiPaolo earned his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and joined the faculty there in 1997. After serving for three years as the Cohort Director of the University of Michigan Masters and Certification (MAC) Program he came to UDM and served as Chair of the Education Department from 2003-2006.