Meet Monnie Wertz
Vice President, Operations
Phone: (813) 257-3757
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
Building: PH Room: 106
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, cognate in Educational Psychology
2022 Awarded a certificate of completion for the Leadership in Crises program, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education
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.
Professional and Community Activities
Wertz is a member of the Leadership Tampa class of 2019 and the Downtown Tampa Rotary club. She is also a board member of Three Strand Cord, a nonprofit organization committed to building self-sustaining communities in developing countries.
Honors and Awards
Joseph Carroll Vance Award for Excellence in Historical Research
Outstanding Contribution to Student Life Award