Associate Dean, School of Public Policy and Management
Jackie Speedy is the Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Management at Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy.
As Associate Dean, Speedy is responsible for oversight of all master’s programs within the Heinz College’s School of Public Policy and Management, including the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management, the Master of Public Management, the Master of Science in Healthcare Policy and Management, and the Master of Medical Management.
Speedy joined the Career Services staff at Heinz College in 2005, as the Associate Director for the School of Public Policy and Management. In 2008 Heinz College created the Office of Student Affairs and Speedy served as director until 2016. In 2013, in addition to her duties in Student Affairs, she also became Director of Academic Services; thus overseeing both the registrar functions and student affairs for the college.
Prior to joining the staff of Heinz College, Speedy was the Manager of the Regional Internship Center, a program of the Coro Center for Civic Leadership. In 2005, Speedy was honored as one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s “40 Under 40” award winners for her service to the Pittsburgh community.
A native of Cleveland, Speedy decided to make Pittsburgh her home after completing undergraduate work in Environmental Studies and Communication Arts at Allegheny College. In 2009, she earned her Master of Public Management degree from Heinz College.