Dean's Office-Who Does What
Office of Academic Programs
The Associate Dean for Academic Programs (ADAP) leads the Office of Academic Programs. Responsibilities for this office involves all aspects of undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including course and program changes and development; general education, major, School and IUPUI curriculum requirements; course scheduling and enrollments; course, program, and department assessment of curriculum and instruction; as well as graduate program and student oversight and support (e.g., block grants, internships, research assistantships). In addition, the ADAP provides school leadership on the development of new majors, certificates and programs.
Name Title Phone Room Rebecca Shrum Interim Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Assistant Director of Public History, and Associate Professor of History email@example.com 317-274-3916 CA441 Candice Smith Academic Programs Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-8305 CA441
Office of Development & External Affairs
The Executive Director for Advancement leads the Office of Development and External Affairs. This office is responsible for administration of School advancement efforts including fundraising, marketing and communications, media and public relations, alumni and volunteer engagement, and event planning. The staff are the key liaisons to the School of Liberal Arts with the IU Foundation, IU Alumni Association, and IU Communications. The office is the resource for Liberal Arts units regarding policies and practices for administration of philanthropic funds, alumni data and records, media outreach, communications and marketing, university brand standards, and event management. The office manages the School and unit websites; School-level social media; recruitment materials and promotional items; annual, major, and planned gift fundraising; Dean’s Advisory Council; donor relations and stewardship; and management of school-level events (such as the Celebration of Scholarship, the Joseph Taylor Symposium, the Liberal Arts Talks speaker series, the Barlow Lecture, etc.).
Name Title Phone Office Liz Goodfellow Executive Director for Advancement email@example.com 317-274-1496 CA436H Tiffany Martinez Online Content Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-2095 CA436G Sherry Minton Director of Marketing and Communication email@example.com 317-278-1055 CA436D Tricia O’Neil Associate Director of Donor and Volunteer Relations firstname.lastname@example.org 317-278-1074 CA436E Lizeth Quinones Assistant Director of Digital Media email@example.com 317-278-1899 CA436B Madeline Richard Assistant Director of Development firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-3185 CA436C James Yoder Office Manager email@example.com 317-278-1839 CA436F
Office of Faculty Affairs
The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs (ADFA) leads the Office of Faculty Affairs. Responsibilities for this office involve all aspects of faculty hiring, development, review, leaves, and awards/recognition. In addition, the ADFA provides support to department chairs and program directors in their roles as unit heads.
Name Title Phone Office Thomas Upton Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Director of the Program for Intensive English and Professor of English firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-4226 CA441D Candice Smith Academic Programs Manager email@example.com 317-274-8305 CA441
Office of Finance & Administration
The Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration leads the Office of Finance and Administration. This office is responsible for Budgeting, Strategic Financial Analysis and Financial Management, Payroll, Human Resources Administration, and Operations. The Office of Finance and Administration also provides support in the training and supervision of department and program staff.
Name Title Phone Office Rick Hanson Assistant Dean for Finance and Admininstration firstname.lastname@example.org 274-4937 CA403 Wanda Colwell Finance Affairs Assistant email@example.com 274-9841 CA406A Connie Ely Assistant Director of Finance and Administration firstname.lastname@example.org 274-7124 CA403 Eric Hamilton Grant Fiscal Specialist email@example.com 274-8207 CA406A Martha Rujuwa Finance Affairs Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org 274-2173 CA406A Ellen Van De Voorde Director of Finance and Administration email@example.com 274-4953 CA403A
Office of Research
The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) leads the Office of Research. The responsibilities of this office include communicating with faculty about opportunities for funding to support research and creative activity; helping faculty prepare, submit, and manage grants and contracts for all external and some internal grant programs; reporting and analyzing research funding trends within the school; working with the SLA Research Advisory Committee to review and revise research-related polices; administering the SLA Summer Research and Creative Activity Grant program; reviewing sabbatical applications from tenured/tenure-track faculty.
Name Title Phone Office Jeff Wilson Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Geography firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-1128 CA441B Edith Millikan Grants Specialist email@example.com 317-278-6970 CA441C Candice Smith Academic Programs Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-8305 CA441
Office of Student Affairs
The Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) leads the Miriam Z. Langsam Office of Student Affairs. Responsibilities for this office involve all aspects of student services, including recruitment, orientation, academic advising, career development, retention and co-curricular activities, student advocacy, and degree conferral. In addition, the ADSA manages cases of academic misconduct and provides support to faculty in such cases.
Name Title Phone Office Jennifer Thorington-Springer Interim Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Professor of English email@example.com 317-278-2636 CA441E
Advising Center (Undergraduate)
Name Title Phone Office Samantha Walters Director of Advising firstname.lastname@example.org 317-278-2506 CA401 Tanner Hammock Academic Advisor email@example.com 317-278-7356 CA401 Kim Heavrin Academic Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org 317-278-7585 CA401 Shannon Kelley Academic Advisor email@example.com 317-274-8495 CA401 Christopher Schumerth Academic Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-2865 CA401 Lygia Vernon Academic Advisor email@example.com 317-274-4767 CA401
Name Title Phone Office David Heard Director of Career Development firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-8304 CA243B Symphanie Bolds Administrative Assistant and Career Counseling Assistant email@example.com 317-278-1224 CA243 Gauri Dronamraju Assistant Director of Career Development firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-2214 CA243C Stephanie Enyeart Career Consultant email@example.com 317-274-5974 CA243
Recruitment, Retention, and Scholarships
Name Title Phone Office Amy Jones Richardson Assistant Director of Recruitment, Retention, and Academic Services firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-2465 CA243F Julie Carriere Scholarship and Student Retention Coordinator email@example.com 317-274-1634 CA243E Cassandra Williams Interim Manager for Recruitment and Retention firstname.lastname@example.org 317-278-2841 CA213A
Student Records and Information
Name Title Phone Office Tiea Julian Director of Student Records email@example.com 317-274-2200 CA401 Kim Cozzi Student Information Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org 317-278-7230 CA243
The staff of Technical Services provides leadership and support in the use of new and emerging technology in teaching and learning in the School of Liberal Arts, including computing resources (both fixed and mobile), audio and video media production, infrastructure support for storage of personal, group and research data, and support of special School-owned technology facilities. Technical Services staff also provides liaison services with UITS and other campus agencies.
Name Title Phone Office Michael Scott Director of Technical Services email@example.com 317-274-2590 CA001D Joy Kramer User Support Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-4790 CA001B Levi Osborn Technical Services Coordinator and Multimedia Language Resource Center Evening Building Coordinator email@example.com 317-274-2518 CA319A William Stuckey Network and Info Services Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 317-274-2978 CA001C