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Staff Directory


Team Leaders

Lian Lynch

Assistant Dean for Student Administration and Academic Affairs

David Shafer

Assistant Dean for Outreach and Diversity

Savita Sharma

Assistant Dean for Operations, Fiscal Affairs, and IT

Rhonda Sutton

Assistant Dean for Professional Development

Associate Dean Emeritus

Michael Carter

Associate Dean Emeritus

Administrative Assistants


Katherine Dils

Admissions & International Clearance Processor

Hayley Hardenbrook

International Admissions & Recruitment Manager

Student Records / Academic Affairs

Jennifer Beaman

Liaison for College of Engineering, Operations Research

Peggy Olive

Liaison for Agriculture & Life Sciences, Textiles, Veterinary Medicine

Stephen Synk

ETD Reviewer & Graduation Coordinator

Jessica Whittier

Liaison for College of Sciences, Design, Humanities, Social Science

Jenni Wilson

Liaison for Education, Management, Natural Resources, Certificates

Operations and Fiscal Affairs

Dare Cook

Graduate Student Support Plan Manager

Richard Corley

Graduate Appointments & Fellowships

Todd Marcks

Fellowships and Grants Administrator


Gregory Hedgepeth

Director of Marketing and Communications

Darren White

Digital Communications Manager

Professional Development

Katie Homar

Director of Academic and Engineering Writing Support

Graduate Fellowship Advising

Kristen Hetrick

Graduate Fellowship Specialist

Courtney Hughes

Director, University Fellowship Office

Information Technology


Graduate School Org Chart

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