Ava Norris

Ava NorrisAva Norris is the Executive Administrative Manager in the School of Pharmacy Dean’s Suite.

She manages the administrative and logistical activities for the Dean’s Administration and plans various high-level events for the school. She also works alongside senior staff on curriculum & program development, project management, and legislative planning. In addition to her primary responsibilities, Ava serves as a member of the School of Pharmacy Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Taskforce as well as the campus Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC). In both roles, she works with the groups to promote DEI initiatives to school and campus leadership.

Ava is also an adjunct faculty member at Goucher College in their MS in Higher Education Policy, Research, and Administration program. She teaches two courses (History, Philosophy, and Theory of Education & Managing Diverse Populations) and develops & revises her courses as well as other courses for the program. In her Managing Diverse Populations course, Ava takes pride in ensuring that her students are knowledgeable in all aspects of diversity from admissions, employee relations, faculty affairs, and student affairs.