Nicolette SmithIn this role, Smith oversees the daily operations of the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs. Her responsibilities include representing the interests of AAP’s programs within the university, collaborating with faculty on curriculum and assessment efforts, working with Human Resources and Finance on all faculty-related processes, participating in faculty hiring and onboarding, and facilitating changes to AAP policy and procedures through the Policy and Curriculum committees.

Smith joined AAP in November 2022 as the assistant director of assessment. Her experience in higher education began in 2011 at the University of Arkansas, where she taught philosophy and gender studies and served as an academic adviser for the general education program. In 2013, she became chair of the Department of Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Languages. She also chaired the academic operations committee for five years, with a focus on policy improvements across the college. She later served under the Provost’s Office as the assessment coordinator and chaired the academic assessment committee. Additionally, she assisted in accreditation efforts, catalog reorganization, and curriculum development.

Smith earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy and a Master of Education from the University of Arkansas. She also completed coursework in liberal and integrative studies at the University of Illinois.


Nicolette Smith

Director of Faculty Affairs
2701 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

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