Lynne Arric

Vice President of Student Affairs & Admissions, Associate Professor
Office: 2205
Phone: 305-760-7508
Hours: By Appointment

Dr. Arric serves as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Admissions at Larkin University where she uses her career experience in administration, education, student affairs, and counseling to support the health care programs and students at LU. She joined Larkin University in 2015 as a founding administrator in the College of Pharmacy and continues to teach in the Department of Clinical and Administrative Sciences. Dr. Arric has worked in pharmacy education since 2011 and was previously the inaugural Director of Student Services at the Taneja College of Pharmacy at the University of South Florida. Dr. Arric received her doctorate in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from Lamar University. She also completed her master’s degree in Counseling & Student Personnel and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, both from Oklahoma State University. She has assisted students in successfully navigating higher education through administrative and program management, admissions, advising, career exploration, personal counseling, leadership and professional development, and supervision of professional staff. Previous positions include the coordinator of graduate studies in the College of Education at Lamar University and counselor and coordinator for three federal grant programs. Dr. Arric has experience in the community with at-risk youth and crisis mental health. Her research interests are student retention and persistence, leadership development, stress management, academic affairs collaboration with student affairs, higher education program development, mental health in higher education, and student wellness.