Dr. Pierce serves as the Executive Director of Counselor Education and Associate Professor at St. Bonaventure University. She has sixteen years of experience in higher education, both as a faculty member and administrator. She is a member of the St. Bonaventure President’s Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, as well as a member of the A-10 Athletic Conference/NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Commission.
Dr. Pierce served for seven years on an IRB (institutional review board), many of which she served as the expediter for all social science research proposals. She has served as a Subject Matter Expert in Diversity for the UL System, as well as a Cultural and Linguistic Specialist at Arkansas State University.
Dr. Pierce’s previous administrative experience includes serving as a Program Director, Field Site Coordinator, and Director of Academic Effectiveness and Program Administration. She has chaired and served on multiple dissertations. She is actively serving on five local boards in the community focused on advocacy, the arts, and community engagement.