Office of the Dean

 

Staff directory

Dr. Amit Chakrabarti

Amit Chakrabarti

Dean
Bio - Email

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

Dr. Scott Tanona

Scott Tanona

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Bio - Email

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

Kimathi Choma

Kimathi Choma

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Recruitment, and Retention
Bio - Email

  • Serve as the Diversity Point Person for the college
  • Develop and lead academic and professional activities for multicultural students, faculty, and staff
  • Coordinate college diversity activities with the dean’s office and with leaders of other academic units
  • Coordinate recruiting and retention activities of the college and assess effectiveness of these activities
  • Lead the college diversity committee in the enhancement of a diverse learning environment for the campus community
Chris Culbertson

Christopher Culbertson

Associate Dean of Research
Bio - Email

  • Research facilitation, compliance, safety, instructional technology, space, renovations and infrastructure
  • Works with the Graduate School and the Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Directs the Faculty Enhancement Program
  • Serves as the college representative to the Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering
  • Directs the college-level undergraduate research and research travel program
  • Coordinates with departments on expenditures of college fee dollars to support instructional improvements
Dr. Alison Wheatley

Alison Wheatley

Assistant Dean of Students
Bio - Email

  • Oversees advising in the college
  • Manages the academic concerns of more than 7,000 undergraduates, including academic difficulties, withdrawals, reinstatements, Academic Fresh Start and Forgiveness, SPARK, grade appeals, graduation and commencement, study abroad, and complex transfer issues
  • Represents the college on the Committee for Academic Policy and Procedure (CAPP)
  • Liaison for the Office of Student Life

Student Services Center

(785) 532-6904

Liza van der Merwe

Liza van der Merwe

Student Services Assistant
Email

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

Lori LaVezzi

Student Services Supervisor
Email

  • Manages operations for the Deans' Office Student Services Center
  • Provides administrative support to the Assistant Deans, Academic Coordinator and Advisors
  • Schedules advisor appointments and processes program plan changes
  • Supervises Office Specialists and student assistants
Kait Dewell

Kait Dewell

Student Services Assistant
Email

  • Provide support to the Academic Coordinator
  • Process program plan changes and answer college emails
  • Order and maintain office supplies and inventory

Dean's Staff

Sonya Baker

Sonya Baker

Academic Coordinator
Email

  • Transfer credit evaluations and validation of credit requests
  • College representative for KSIS
  • Graduation checks and applications
Cath Harris

Catherine Harris

Budget/Fiscal Officer
Email

  • College budget officer
  • College personnel specialist
Deborah Goins

Deborah Goins

Instructional Designer

  • 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
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
Kristi Kaump

Kristi Kaump

Budget/Fiscal Coordinator
Email

  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • Payroll and personnel
  • Scholarship liaison for Dean’s Office/College
Vacant

Ashley Wolf

Assistant Budget/Fiscal Officer
Email

  • General Budgeting/Acctg
  • Summer School Budgeting/Acctg
  • College Fees Budgeting/Acctg
Annette Maggio

Annette Maggio

Assistant to the Dean/Office Manager
Email

  • Promotion and tenure, mid-tenure and faculty reappointments
  • Primary contact for department heads and central administration
  • Maintain the college’s master calendar and reappointment list
  • Maintain the dean's calendar
Zac Malcolm

Zac Malcolm

Academic Recruitment Coordinator
Email

  • Recruitment efforts, including Preview and Admitted Days
  • Primary contact for prospective high school and transfer students
  • Coordinate college mentorship program
Nathaniel Jarvis

Nathaniel Jarvis

Assistant to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/Administrative Officer
Email

  • Course and curriculum
  • Line schedule
  • KSIS questions
Malorie Wagner

Malorie Sougéy

Communications and Events Coordinator
Email

  • Creates marketing materials and strategic outreach initiatives
  • Develops college communications including newsletters, social media, recruitment materials and college websites
  • Coordinates college events including but not limited to the following:
    • ArtSci Tailgates
    • Alumni Advisory Council
    • Eisenhower Circle Celebration
    • Arts and Sciences Commencement ceremonies

Shared Services Center

785-532-7300

Departments: American Ethnic Studies; Art; Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics; Chemistry; Communication Studies; Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies; Geography and Geospatial Sciences; Geology; History; Journalism and Mass Communications; Political Science; Psychological Sciences; Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work; and Statistics

Accounting

sscas@ksu.edu

Erin Kurtz

Vacant

Business Manager

Lori Page-Willyard

Vacant

Accountant 3

Jackie Chavez

Dinh Phan

Accountant I
(785) 532-0655

Moses

Lori Moses

Accountant 1
Email

Kaci Smith

Kaci Smith

Accountant II
Email

Mary DooleyMary Dooley

Accounting Specialist
(785) 532-1452

Gilman

Coty Gilman

Accounting Specialist
Email

James

Andrew James

Accounting Specialist
(785) 532-0535

 

KathyZimmermanZimmerman

Accounting Specialist
(785) 532-0358

 

Human Capital Services (HCS)

hrsscas@ksu.edu

Kathy Roeser

Kathy Roeser

HCS Supervisor
785-532-4955

Fawn McDougald

Fawn McDougald

Human Capital Specialist 1
(785) 532-2656

Vacant

Lindsay Dunekack

Human Capital Assistant 1
Email

Shared Services North

Departments: Math and Physics

Accounting

Kimberly Elliott

Kimberly Elliott

Accountant III
(785) 532-1607

Cindy Carlyon

Cindy Carlyon

Accounting Specialist
(785) 532-0558

Allison Stadel

Allison Stadel

Accounting Specialist
(785) 532-1601

Human Capital Services (HCS)

Kelsey Young

Kelsey Young

Human Capital Specialist 1
(785) 532-1602

ArtSci

VACANT

Human Capital Assistant 1

Advisors

ArtSci

Sherryl Allen

Email

  • Life Science
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-Health Information Management
  • Pre-Respiratory Care

Gayla Adams Wright

Gayla Adams-Wright

Email

  • Life Science
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Physical Science
  • Pre-Chiropractic Medicine
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
Tami Duch

Tami Duch

Email

  • Open Option
  • Social Science
Nancy Habluetzel

Nancy Habluetzel

Email

  • Open Option
  • Social Science

Kaela

Kaela Urquhart

Email

  • Life Science
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Physician Assistant
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Elli Archer

Email

  • Open Option
  • Social Science
  • Integrated Computer Science

Angelia Perry

Angelia Perry

Email

  • Humanities
  • Open Option