Dr. Marché Fleming-Randle is an assistant dean for the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She is the college liaison for student services planning and implementation, encompassing undergraduate recruitment activity, the enrollment process, and matriculation to degree completion. She consults with faculty and students on academic issues, including administrative withdrawal, assisting with the concurrent enrollment program, coordinating the representation of the college at admissions programs, representing the college with Kansas community colleges, and analyzing student data. Her research and academic interests include mental health, substance abuse, child and youth programs, educational leadership, and diversity.
Assistant Dean Fleming-Randle earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education her master’s in adult and continuing education from Kansas State University. She earned her doctorate in adult education with emphasis in diversity, and her Ed. D. in child and youth studies from Nova Southeastern University. She joined the faculty at Upper Iowa University in 1999 as an adjunct faculty member and served as the senior project coordinator, graduation chair, search committee member, and faculty development facilitator. Dr. Fleming-Randle has also received a number of awards and honors. She was the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award at Upper Iowa University 2004, and in 2005 she was named Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.
Assistant Dean Fleming-Randle’s hobbies include listening to music, bowling with friends, reading an enlightening book, talking with her father, James Sr., about social issues, and spending quality time with her husband, Aron, and her only sibling, James Jr. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
She volunteers for community organizations It’s All About Me Breast Cancer Awareness Committee, American Red Cross, Center for Health Equality Advisory Council, HIV and AIDS, and Honoring our Diversity.
Her education and service commitments include Research Association of Minority Professors; WSU Council of University Women, President; Council on Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Committee on Associate/Assistant Deans (appointment); 5th International Conference on Intercultural Communication Competence, Editorial Committee; Xavier McDaniel Scholarship, Fund Coordinator; WSU Women’s Association; Academic Operations Council; Tilford Diversity Committee; and two TRIO Programs: Educational Opportunity Center Program Advisory Board; and Veterans Upward Bound.