At a Glance

Started at Trinity: 1996


BA, Westmont College
MA, Wheaton College
EdD, Northern Illinois University

Awards, Affiliations, & Achievements

Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (past president)
Illinois Association for Teacher Education in Private Colleges (past president)
Wheaton College: Board of Trustees member

Publications of Note

Dr. Hsieh has contributed to numerous papers and publications on education, including a chapter in Nurturing Christians as Reflective Educators (Light Educational Consulting and Publishing, 1997).

Portrait of Jeanette Hsieh

Jeanette L. Hsieh, EdD

Special Assistant to the President for Academic Administration

Schools: Trinity College , Trinity Graduate School , TEDS

Contact: 847-317-7004 Email
Office: • Mansion 101

Jeanette L. Hsieh is Dean of Trinity College and Trinity Graduate School and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Trinity International University, as well as Professor of Education.

Prior to assuming her present role at Trinity, Hsieh was dean of the college and graduate school and senior vice president for academic affairs for seven years, and she served as interim president of the university for nearly two years. Before that, she was chair of the education department at Wheaton College. While at Wheaton, Hsieh developed and coordinated the master of arts in teaching program for ten academic disciplines. Before that she served as director of teacher education at Judson College, where she developed the secondary physical science, secondary mathematics, and secondary English education programs. She also has taught in Illinois school districts in Deerfield and Elgin.

Hsieh earned the Doctor of Education in curriculum and supervision from Northern Illinois University, the Master of Arts in Christian education from Wheaton College, and the Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Westmont College.

Dr. Hsieh's areas of expertise include the role of Christian teachers in a pluralistic society and multicultural education in Christian colleges and universities. Dr. Hsieh has addressed the issues of cultural pluralism and multiculturalism before college associations such as the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, and the Illinois State Board of Education.