Alexis Rowland, business manager for the College of Health Sciences, was awarded the distinction of Administrator of the Year on April 23 during the annual Idaho Association of Educational Office Professionals (IAEOP) conference, held in Boise, Idaho.
Rowland began at Boise State in the summer of 2007 as the management assistant for the School of Nursing. She previously worked at University of California Los Angeles for 17 years in various human resources positions including payroll; system support, training and special projects; and academic personnel manager. Prior to that she had a number of years of personnel management experience at the May Company, now known as Macy’s.
Rowland is a dedicated advocate for staff, encouraging staff to attend professional development activities and arranging for financial support for professional development opportunities. Other administrators and staff alike consistently turn to Rowland for advice.
“The College of Health Sciences has experienced tremendous growth in the past five years which has benefited Boise State students, regional health professionals and the state of Idaho. Many hard working people have been involved with the work that has been necessary to be successful in this endeavor. Alexis Rowland has been critical in this effort,” states Tim Dunnagan, dean of the College of Health Sciences. “She does her work with a positive attitude and a wonderful demeanor. Employees such as Alexis are the reason why the College of Health Sciences is successful. She is to be commended for her contributions.”