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Margie Martyn, Ph.D. selected as Chicago Campus Dean

The former president of Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, has also served as an assistant dean at DePaul University 

(CHICAGO) (August 31, 2017) Dr. Margie Martyn has been named Campus Dean of the Chicago Campus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP). The Chicago School is one of the leading nonprofit institutions devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences. Dr. Martyn assumed the new role on August 14.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Martyn, who brings a wealth of academic leadership experience to the Chicago Campus, our founding campus. Not only has she done great work for institutions like Harold Washington College and DePaul University, but she is also a former TCSPP colleague. Dr. Martyn helped develop our very successful Online Campus while serving as Vice President of Instructional Systems and Dean of Online-Blended Programs five years ago,” said TCSPP President Michele Nealon, Psy.D. “She wholeheartedly embraces our vision to become the preeminent institution for professional psychology.”

“It’s an honor to be given this opportunity to rejoin The Chicago School community,” said Dr. Martyn. “TCSPP’s mission and values truly resonate with me—the focus on innovation, commitment to diversity, and service to community are all priorities in my personal and professional life. It’s exciting to be a part of such a forward-thinking team. I look forward to helping to grow the Chicago Campus and advance the mission and vision.”

A life-long educator dedicated to student success, Dr. Martyn previously worked at DePaul University as Assistant Dean of Academic Administration, College of Computing and Digital Media; was a full-time faculty member at Baldwin-Wallace University; and served as part-time faculty at DePaul, the University of Akron and Harold Washington College. She has published numerous articles and conducted recent research on the impact of technology on student learning outcomes and engagement, and is a peer reviewer and chair for the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditor in the Midwest region.

Dr. Martyn earned her Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the University of Akron and her M.B.A. from Baldwin-Wallace College.

 About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private school devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences. The Chicago School is an affiliate of TCS Education System, a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact. The institution serves approximately 4,300 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego); and Washington, D.C., as well as through online programs. The Chicago School is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, (WSCUC), and its Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs in Chicago and Washington, D.C. are accredited by the American Psychological Association. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is the leader in professional psychology and behavioral health education. To learn more, visit


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