College Leadership

Deans

Brian Primack
Brian Primack
(EDUC)-Education
Dean
Professor of Public Health and Medicine
Matthew S. Ganio
Matthew S. Ganio
(HHPR)-Health, Human Performance, & Recreation
Interim Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Professor of Exercise Science
Stephen W. Dittmore
Stephen W. Dittmore
(BCSS)-Boyer Center For Student Services
Assistant Dean for Outreach and Innovation
Professor of Recreation and Sport Management
Lewatis D. McNeal
Lewatis D. McNeal
(EDUC)-Education
Assistant Dean for Administration and Diversity

Department Chairs

Ed Bengtson
Ed Bengtson
(CIED)-Curriculum and Instruction
Department Head
Associate Professor
Michelle Gray
Michelle Gray
(HHPR)-Health, Human Performance, & Recreation
Interim Department Head
Associate Professor of Exercise Science, COEHP Honors Program Director
Michael Stephen Hevel
Michael Stephen Hevel
(RHRC)-Rehab, Human Resources, & Comm.Disorders
Department Head
Associate Professor of Higher Education
Sherry L. Muir
Sherry L. Muir
(OTD)-Occupational Therapy
Program Director of OT
Associate Professor
Susan Kane Patton
Susan Kane Patton
(NURS)-Department of Nursing
Departmental Chairperson
Patrick J. Wolf
Patrick J. Wolf
(EDRE)-Education Reform
Distinguished Professor of Education Policy
21st Century Endowed Chair in School Choice

Administrative Staff

Aaron Abbott
Aaron Abbott
(BCSS)-Boyer Center For Student Services
Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment & Pre-Professional Advising
Jamie B. Banks
Jamie B. Banks
(EDUC)-Education
Sr. Dir. of Development, COEHP
Office of the Dean
Denise Rene Bignar
Denise Rene Bignar
(BCSS)-Boyer Center For Student Services
Director Academic Services
HRWD advisor
GRAD
Bart Cohen
Bart Cohen
(EDUC)-Education
Director, Technology Services
Office of the Associate Dean for Administration
GRAS
Mary Margaret Hui Cunningham
Mary Margaret Hui Cunningham
(EDUC)-Education
Executive Assistant to the Dean and Chief of Staff
Gina Hardin
Gina Hardin
(EDUC)-Education
Fin. Systems & Scholarship Mgr
GRAD
Glennia Hunt
Glennia Hunt
(EDUC)-Education
Human Resource Manager - COEHP
Office of the Assistant Dean for Administration
GRAD
Shannon G. Magsam
Shannon G. Magsam
(EDUC)-Education
Director of Communications
Brandi Nichole Maples
Brandi Nichole Maples
(EDUC)-Education
Director of Financial Affairs
GRAD
Elizabeth Lyn McKinley
Elizabeth Lyn McKinley
(BCSS)-Boyer Center For Student Services
Director of Academic Advising & Initiatives
Advisor for Exploring Majors and TAP students
Jackie Micheletto
Jackie Micheletto
(EDUC)-Education
Asst. Dir of Financial Affairs
GRAD 319
Michelle Musial
Michelle Musial
(EDUC)-Education
Post Award Specialist
ADMN
Stacy F. Stuart
Stacy F. Stuart
(EDUC)-Education
Research Director
Brandon K. Weston
Brandon K. Weston
(EDUC)-Education
Administrative Analyst

Office of Academic and Student Affairs

The Office of Academic and Student Affairs, on the third floor of the Graduate Education Building, offers a wide range of services. Associate Dean Kate Mamiseishvili oversees the office. Undergraduates come by for assistance in the following: Academic standards petitions, assistance with registration, change of major, enrollment overload requests, grade appeals, academic integrity, graduation checks and clearance, degree verification and athletic verification. The Boyer Center for Student Services fulfills these needs. The Office of Academic and Student Affairs also is responsible for academic program review, accreditation, community relations, encouraging external funding applications, articulation agreements, curriculum approval and regulation, and a variety of faculty support programs, including tenure and promotion, faculty development and off-campus duty assignments. The Office of Teacher Education places student interns at area schools as well as assists in licensure for newly graduated teachers.

Office for Administration

The Office for Administration — headed by Assistant Dean Lewatis D. McNeal — is responsible for facilities, financial systems, human resources, and technology services.

Office of Development

The staff of the Office of Development — including Senior Director of Development Jamie Banks — helps arrange for private gift support for the college's academic and research units and programs.

Office of the Dean

The college's Office of the Dean oversees many executive functions including coordination, outreach, communications and media.