Meet Monnie Wertz
Associate Vice President, Operations and Planning
Phone: (813) 257-3757
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
1991 Mary Washington College, B.A. in History
1992 Virginia Commonwealth University, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
2019 University of South Florida, Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
Monnie Wertz has served The University of Tampa in positions of increasing scope and responsibility since 1992, working at the director level in the areas of residence life, student conduct, orientation and student activities, as well as the associate dean of students.
As a professional at The University of Tampa, she has worked to establish several significant programs such as Victim Advocacy, Students of Concern, ELITE student leadership and was the primary author of the Spartan Code, the value statement for the institution. She has experience working with regional and national professional organizations, presenting on issues such as safety, emergency planning, sexual assault and Title IX, and generational research.
She currently works on University resiliency efforts through student case management, victim advocacy and emergency management responsibilities. Her research interests focus on epistemological development and critical thinking skills in collegiate populations.
Wertz is a board member of Three Strand Cord, a nonprofit organization committed to building self-sustaining communities in developing countries.