Assistant Dean, Business Operations
Vanessa Nichols-Holmes has been with the Philip Merrill College of Journalism for her entire career with the University of Maryland. Starting as a business services specialist in 2004, she was promoted to business manager in 2011 and then became the assistant dean for business and finance in January 2017. She earned her master’s in management with a concentration in human resource management at UMGC in 2021.
Nichols-Holmes manages the financial and administrative functions of the college. Please feel free to contact her with questions regarding payroll, financial aid, grant applications and management, personnel, contracts, budget and funding.
B.S., University of Maryland University College
M.S., University of Maryland Global Campus