Dean's Office

 

Staff Directory

Interim Dean, Chris Culbertson

Dr. Chris Culbertson

Dean
More info - Email

  • Chief Academic and Administrative Officer
  • Strategic and budget planning
  • Advocate for College with central administration and external constituencies, including fundraising

Dr. Scott Tanona

Dr. Scott Tanona

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
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  • Curriculum planning and development
  • Academic program review including summer school coordination
  • International programs coordinator
  • Budget planning
  • Academic promotion and tenure
  • Faculty Affirmative Action issues

Headshot of Dr. Mary CainDr. Mary Cain

Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies

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  • Foster research, scholarship, creative and discovery activities; interdisciplinary collaboration; early-career faculty development
  • Interface with the Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Support college strategic planning and data analysis
  • Manage instructional fees and faculty enhancement programs
  • Represent college on ADR Council and liaise with Graduate School

Dr. Christie LauniusDr. Christie Launius

Associate Dean for Student Success, Engagement & Undergraduate Studies
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  • Academic advising and student success
  • Grade appeals, withdrawals, Academic Fresh Start and Forgiveness, SPARK, reinstatements, graduation, study abroad and complex transfer issues
  • Strategic Enrollment Management
  • Admissions, including high school concurrent
  • College Academic Standards Committee
  • Committee for Academic Policy & Procedure
  • Coordinate with Division of Academic Success & Student Affairs and Offices of Recruitment & Admissions, the Registrar, and Strategic Enrollment Management

Kimathi ChomaDr. Kimathi Choma

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Recruitment and Retention
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  • Diversity point person for college
  • Academic and professional activities for multicultural students, faculty and staff
  • Diversity activities with dean’s office and leaders of other academic units
  • Recruiting and retention
  • Lead college diversity committee in enhancing diverse learning environment

Ben StarkDr. Ben Stark

Assistant Dean for Infrastructure & Faculty Support
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  • Research facilitation, compliance, safety, instructional technology, space, renovations and infrastructure
  • Graduate School, Engineering, Office for the Advancement of Women in Science, Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Direct Faculty Enhancement Program
  • Undergraduate research and research travel programs
  • Department expenditures of college fee dollars for instructional improvements

photo of Cath Harris

Catherine Harris

Budget/Fiscal Officer
Email

  • College budget officer
  • College personnel specialist

Student Success and Engagement Center

(785) 532-6904

Frank Bailey

Frank Bailey

Student Services Assistant
Email

  • Assistant to the Assistant Deans
  • Administrative support for Student Success and Engagement Center including diversity, recruitment and retention initiatives
Lori LaVezzi

Lori LaVezzi

Student Services Supervisor
Email

  • Manage ArtSci Student Success and Engagement Center operations
  • Administrative support to Assistant Deans, Academic Coordinator, Advisors
  • Schedule advisor appointments and process program plan changes
  • Supervise office specialists and student assistants
Jami Harrison

Jami Harrison

Student Services Assistant
Email

  • Support Academic Coordinator
  • Process program plan changes and answer college emails
  • Order and maintain office supplies

Advisors and Program Administrators

Elli Archerheadshot of Elli Archer

Academic Advisor
Email

  • Social Science
  • Integrated Computer Science

Chrissie Patryheadshot of Chrissie Patry

Academic Advisor
Email

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences

Emily Mannheadshot of Emily Mann

Academic Advisor
Email

  • Physical Science
  • High school concurrent enrollment

Aryn HopsonPhoto of Aryn Hopson

Academic Advisor
Email

  • Athletic Certifying Officer

Christia Stein

Academic Advisor
Email

  • Life Science
  • Medical Laboratory Science

Chloe WallaceChloe Wallace

Program Administrator, Environmental Science
Email

  • Academic advising
  • Program management
  • Communications
  • Recruitment

Dr. Kaela UrquhartBecky O'Donnell

Program Administrator, Integrated Health Studies and Life Science
Email

  • Academic advising
  • Program management
  • Communications
  • Recruitment

Deans' Support Staff

Sonya Baker

Sonya Baker

Academic Coordinator
Email

  • Transfer credit evaluations and validation of credit requests
  • College representative for KSIS
  • Graduation checks and applications
Deborah Goins

Deborah Goins

Instructional Designer
Email

  • Work with college faculty and staff to develop strategic directions
  • Facilitates the development of quality computer mediated learning experiences
  • Support the assessment of learning outcomes

Carmen ThurlowCarmen Thurlow

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Email

  • Promotion, tenure, mid-tenure, faculty reappointments, sabbatical, recruitment and contracts
  • Primary contact for department heads and central administration
  • Maintain college’s master calendar and reappointment list
  • Maintain dean's calendar
Laura Hohenbary

Laura Hohenbary

Grant Specialist & Assistant to Associate Dean for Research
Email

  • Assists the Associate Dean for Research
  • Searches for extramural funding opportunities for faculty
  • Facilitates faculty collaborations to form multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Supports faculty in novel grant writing situations

Stacy VarsStacy Vars

Assistant to Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Email

  • Administrative support for Deans' Office Academic Affairs items
  • Assistant to Associate Dean Tanona

Becky O'Donnell Becky O'Donnell

Scheduler and Curriculum Coordinator
Email

  • Course and curriculum
  • Line schedule
  • KSIS questions

Coty GilmanAshley Wolf

Budget/Fiscal Coordinator
Email

  • General Budgeting/Accounting
  • Summer School Budgeting/Accounting
  • College Fees Budgeting/Accounting

Zac MalcolmZac Malcolm

Director of Recruitment
Email

  • Oversee all recruitment efforts, including campus visits
  • Primary contact for prospective high school and transfer students
  • Coordinate college mentorship program
  • Advise college's student ambassadors

Kaci Smith

Kaci Smith

Business Manager
Email

 

Marcia LockePhoto of Marcia Locke

Director of Communications and Marketing
Email

  • College communications, website, news
  • Marketing, publicity, social media
  • Support university and department marketing and recruiting efforts
  • Oversee event coordination

Katie Messerlaphoto of Katie Messerla

Event Coordinator & Communications Specialist
Email

  • Coordinate events like Commencement, Alumni Council meetings, career fairs, K-State Open House, and more
  • Publicize events and support college communications and marketing

Shared Services Center

785-532-7300

Departments: A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication; Art; Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics; Chemistry; Geography and Geospatial Sciences; Geology; History; Modern Languages; Political Science; Psychological Sciences; Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work; Social Transformation Studies; and Statistics

Accounting

sscas@ksu.edu
211 Calvin Hall

Naaz Yasmin

Naaz Yasmin

Business Manager
Email

Michele Kotopish

Lori Moses

Accountant I
Email

Jackie Chavez

Eve Wilson

Accountant II
Email

Moses

Erin Lacey

Accountant I

Eve Wilson

Samantha Campbell

Accountant I
Email

Kathy Zimmerman Kathleen Zimmerman

Accountant I
(785) 532-0358
Email

Jessica LuNaaz Yasmin

Accountant
Email

Human Resources

ASHumanResources@ksu.edu

VacantAllison Oberle

HR Analyst
785-532-4955
Email

Dedra Schweirphoto of Dedra Schweir

HR Representative
Email

College of Arts and Sciences logoAngel George

HR Analyst
785-532-0412
Email

 

Shared Services North

Departments: Math and Physics

Accounting

Kimberly Elliott

Kimberly Elliott

Accountant III
Email
(785) 532-1607

Cindy Carlyon

Cindy Carlyon

Accounting Specialist
Email
(785) 532-0558

Krysta Wiseportrait of Krysta Wise

Accounting Specialist
Email
(785) 532-1601

Human Resources

Vacant

Alicia Cribbs

Human Resources Representative
Email
(785) 532-6782