Assistant Dean for Academic Programming


As Assistant Dean for Academic Programming, Tara L. Weekes provides event communication vision, strategy, and execution, particularly in programming and interactive elements. With more than 10 years of event planning— most of it in the non-profit sector connecting attendees to the bold vision of the equity movement, applying a lens of inclusion, justice, and prosperity to the urgent issues of today. She enjoys seeing a detailed event come to life, where people grow and expand their network both personally and professionally.

Tara holds a Master of Public Administration from the School of Public Service at Old Dominion University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Hampton University.