Henley-Putnam University Dean Colonel Susie S. Kuilan Confirmed for Promotion to Brigadier General

Posted by Nancy Reggio on February 21, 2018 12:31 PM

Henley-Putnam University is honored to announce that Dean Susie Kuilan is confirmed for promotion to Brigadier General and assigned as Deputy Commander (Operations) (Troop Program Units), 200th Military Police Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Dr. Kuilan is currently the Assistant Division Commander, for the 102nd Training Division (Maneuver Support) at Fort Leonard Wood. She had been nominated and confirmed for promotion. Promotion will be effective 1 May 2018.

When asked about Dr. Kuilan, Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Amy DiMaio, commented, “Dr. Kuilan is an invaluable part of Henley-Putnam University because of her applied experience in the field, service, and depth of knowledge in the profession. We congratulate her on this impressive and well-earned promotion, and we are honored to have her on the H-PU team.”

The Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Barbara Burke, describes Dean Kuilan as, “…a true strategic security professional. Susie is committed to leading and educating others about prevention and deterrence as key concepts to national security and greater global understanding. By any metric Susie is top notch, and her continued military service and this promotion are outstanding examples of that truth.”

Dr. Kuilan’s previous military positions include the inaugural holder of the John Parker Chair for Reserve Component Studies at the US Army War College and Military Fellow for Chief of Staff of the Army’s Strategic Studies Group. She has served in multiple positions in the 102nd Division (Maneuver Support) as a Brigade Commander, Deputy Brigade Commander, Battalion Commander and Battalion Operations Officer. She deployed with the Logistics Civilian Augmentation Program Support Unit (LOGCAP) out of Fort Belvoir, Virginia to Camp Bucca, Iraq as the LOGCAP Support Officer.

As a civilian, Dr. Kuilan has held numerous instructor positions at various universities including Arkansas Tech University, University of Arkansas, and Northwestern State University (Louisiana). She has numerous publications primarily on southern literature and African-American literature.

Dr. Kuilan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications, a Master’s degree in English, a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the Army War College, and a Doctorate in English from Louisiana State University.