Diann Newman has been an educator/administrator at Florida International University since 1975. She has had administrative responsibilities ranging from the Director of Admissions to Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies to her current role as Vice Dean for The Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Professor Newman also teaches Leadership Training for Teambuilding and Emotional Intelligence.
Dr. Newman is a professional speaker and workshop facilitator. She conducts seminars on topics such as self-esteem, and communication skills and a frequent presenter at Rancho La Puerta.
Dr. Newman is licensed in Florida as a Mental Health Counselor. She has co-authored the book, Human Resource Management: A Customer-Oriented Approach (Prentice-Hall).
She has received recognition in the University for her excellence in advising and teaching and for her work in promoting the appreciation of diversity.