Key contacts

For all inquiries regarding student services and academic programs, or if you are a prospective student or faculty member, we’d like to direct your call to the right person. Please contact the main office at 704‑687‑0088, and we will gladly direct you to the correct individual.

Dean’s Office

John Smail, Interim Dean

Syreeta Taylor, Executive Assistant to the Dean
Contact me about: dean’s calendar, promotion and tenure process, lecturer reappointment process

Banita Brown, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Success
Contact me about: grade appeals, grievances against instructors faculty: student-related instructional issues, student success initiatives, undergraduate research

Maisha Cooper, Assistant Dean of Inclusive Excellence

Greg Weeks, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Contact me about: assessments and accreditation, course and curriculum program reviews, faculty governance, LASER implementation

Beth Whitaker, Associate Dean

Academic Advising and student services

Tanya Hunt, Assistant Dean for Student Services

Jennifer Warner, Director of LEADS

Additional information for students

Academic Technologies

Alex Chapin, Executive Director
Office of Academic Technologies

External Relations, Alumni Engagement and Development

Judy Lekoski, Director of Development

Nana Sledzieski, Director of External Relations and Events

Alumni and Giving

Graduate Programs

Alaina Names-Mattefs, Director

Office of Research

Peter Szanton, Director
Contact me about: pre-award and post-award assistance including: college research initiatives and collaborations, proposal budget development, proposal review and submission, and post-award staff training

More information about research in the college