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In the Office of the Dean, the deans oversee specific academic units and college-wide initiatives while administrators and staff direct and manage the college's administrative offices in multiple locations across the Columbia campus.

Please select an office or department below to view the team members.

Team Members

Claudia Benitez-Nelson, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Instruction, Community Engagement, and Research
Loren Knapp, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Enrollment Management, Advising and Retention
Dawn Hiller, Ph.D., Director of Students - Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences & CAS Enrollment Management
Christeen Stephens, Academic Resources and Planning Manager


Team Members

Jodi Salter, Director of External Relations (Interim)

Bryan Gentry, Director of Communications
Kelsey Hagon, Public Information Coordinator
Laura Najim, Associate Director of Advancement
Trudie Wierts, Administrative Coordinator

Vinnie Suarez, Senior Director of Development, Principal Gifts

Rebecca Lancaster, Director of Development
Ashley Lindsay Smith, Director of Development

WEBSITE: CAS Advancement

Team Members

Susan Klie, Director of Budget

Patty Brabham, Senior Budget Analyst
Wendy Roberts, Budget Analyst
Bob Ellis, Business Administration and Operations Manager
Rhonda Stephens, Business Administration and Operations Manager
Joya CaldwellFinancial Analyst

Team Members

Alysia Bridgman, Director of Grants Operations

Jan Miron, Grants Manager
Mike Turner, Grants Manager
Barbara Delaney, Receptionist

WEBSITE: CAS Grants Operations

Team Members

LaTasha Robinson, Director of Human Resources.

Stephanie Marrs, Associate Director of Human Resources
Betty Helms, Human Resources Manager
Sarah Gottshall, Human Resources Associate
Vacant, Human Resources Associate

WEBSITE:  CAS Human Resources

Team Members

Christy Friend, Director
Nina Moreno, Senior Assistant Director
Ronda Sanders, Assistant Director
Mary Fratini, Communications and Programming Coordinator

WEBSITE:  Incubator for Teaching Innovation

Team Members

David Mullaney, Director, Information Technology Services

Jerry Branch, PSC Computing Lab Manager
Jason Dean, Evening Operations Manager
Richard England, Network and Systems Manager
Randolph Franklin, User Support Technician
Lee Hallman, IT Support Manager for Biology
Richard Kemp, Macintosh Support Specialist
Johanna Lewis, Applications Support Specialist
Christian Price, Sciences IT Support Manager
Felicia Smalls, Operations Manager
Zach White, College Web Developer

WEBSITE:  CAS Information Technology Services

Team Member

Allen FryeDirector of Mechanical Prototype Facility

Team Members

John Moring, Director of Space and Facilities Operations

Gary Bennett, Coordinator of Buildings and Services
Brian Grabski, Assistant Coordinator of Buildings and Services
Luther Johnson, Services Crew Member

WEBSITE: CAS Space and Facilities Operations

Team Members

Loren Knapp, Ph.D., Associate Dean

Theresa Ashley, Administrative Coordinator
Michael Davis, Academic Manager and Dean's Advisor
Nora Dragovic, Ph.D., Director of Undergraduate Student Services - Science and Math
Jeanne Fitzgerald, Career Development Coach - Arts and Sciences Career Center Satellite Office
Adam Travis Gardner, Academic Advisor for Undeclared Students
Justice Hill, Student Services Coordinator
Dawn Hiller, Ph.D., Director of Students - Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences & CAS Enrollment Management
Holly Johnson, Assistant Director - Arts and Sciences Career Center Satellite Office
Alexis Mynio, Academic Advisor for Undeclared Students
Doug Roberts, Academic Manager and Dean's Advisor
Jodi Salter, Director of External Relations

WEBSITE: CAS Student Excellence Collaborative (Undergraduate Student Services and Academic Advising)

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