Who Does What

Who Does What

Use this page to learn about the leadership and functional areas that support the faculty, students, and staff of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI.

Cross-Functional Support

Administrative Support Team

The Administrative Support Team is part of Strategic Operations within the Dean’s Office of the IU School of Liberal Arts. Team members provide cross-functional support to faculty in many ways, including assistance with obtaining teaching and office supplies; document copying/printing/scanning; meeting room requests; parking validation; key codes/door unlock services; event planning and project support; course evaluations processes; and making connections to other campus services such as Campus Facilities Services, Parking Services, Campus Center, and University Information Technology Services (UITS). This team also provides academic course scheduling and course permission support.

Send your requests to teamadmn@iupui.edu.

Name

Title

Location

Phone number

Florence Ngala

Academic and Operations Manager

CA 441

317-274-2903

Beth Lafferty

Course Scheduling Coordinator

CA 501K

317-274-3824

Sydney Bielefeld

Project Management Coordinator

CA 504C

317-274-1449

Desiree Collins

Project Management Coordinator

CA 504D

317-278-0019

Graduate Program Team

The Graduate Program Team is part of Strategic Operations within the Dean’s Office of the IU School of Liberal Arts. This team works cross-functionally with department chairs and graduate directors to ensure admission and registration of all approved graduate students, schedule orientation, support graduate student hiring, and provide other types of student support as needed. This team also helps facilitate graduate recruitment, profession, and retention processes.

Send your requests to teamgrad@iupui.edu

Name

Title

Location

Phone number

Loretta Good

Executive Director of Communications & Strategic Operations

CA 441B

317-274-8170

Terri Crews

Student Services Generalist

CA 511

317-274-8100

Data Team

The Data Team includes staff from the Offices of Development and External Affairs, Finance and Administration, and Student Affairs within the IU School of Liberal Arts. Team members have data and report specialties based on their functional areas. They provide decision support beyond users’ initial report capabilities in systems including but not limited to AM360 in One.IU, IRDS Data Link, or SEM360: Point-in-Cycle.

Send your request for data to the report specialty contact.

Name

Title

Report Specialty

Connie Ely

Assistant Director of Finance and Administration

Finance and Administration

Tiea Julian

Director of Student Records and Information

Student Records

Tricia O’Neil

Associate Director for Donor and Volunteer Engagement

Alumni and Donors

Dean’s Office

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

The Associate Dean for Academic Programs (ADAP) is responsible for all aspects of undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including course and program changes and development; general education, major, School and IUPUI curriculum requirements; course scheduling and enrollments; course, program, and department assessment of curriculum and instruction; as well as graduate program and student oversight and support (e.g., block grants, internships, research assistantships). In addition, the ADAP provides school leadership on the development of new majors, certificates, and programs.

Name

Title

Location

Phone number

Raymond J. Haberski

Professor of History
Professor of American Studies
Adjunct Professor of English in the Film Studies Program
Director, American Studies Program
Director, Institute for American Thought
Project Director, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture

CA 531

317-278-1019

Office of Development & External Affairs

The Office of Development and External Affairs is responsible for the administration of School fundraising efforts, including annual, major, planned, and principal gifts. This office also manages donor and alumni engagement, volunteer groups, and stewardship. The staff are the key liaisons to the School of Liberal Arts with the IU Foundation and the IU Alumni Association.

Name

Title

Location

Phone number

Liz Goodfellow

Executive Director for Advancement

CA 436H

317-274-1496

Tricia O’Neil

Associate Director for Alumni Engagement

CA 436E

317-278-1074

James Yoder

Office Manager

CA 436F

317-278-1839

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs (ADFA) is responsible for all aspects of faculty hiring, development, review, leaves, and awards/recognition. In addition, the ADFA provides support to department chairs and program directors in their roles as unit heads.

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Thomas Upton

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Director of the Program for Intensive English and Professor of English

CA 441D

317-274-4226

Office of Finance and Administration

The Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration leads the Office of Finance and Administration. This office is responsible for Budgeting, Strategic Financial Analysis and Financial Management, Payroll, Human Resources Administration, and Operations. The Office of Finance and Administration also provides support in the training and supervision of department and program staff.

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Lori B. Handy

Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration

CA 403B

317-274-4937

Ellen Van De Voorde

Director of Finance and Administration

CA 403A

317-274-4953

Connie ElyAssistant Director of Finance and AdministrationCA 403317-274-7124
Wanda ColwellFinance Affairs AssistantCA 406A317-274-9841
Khadija IsmailGrant Fiscal SpecialistCA 406A317-274-8207
Martha RujuwaFinance Affairs SpecialistCA 406A

317-274-2173

Marketing and Communications

Marketing and Communications sets the strategy regarding building, promoting, and protecting the IU School of Liberal Arts brand and manages its communications across a wide variety of audiences. Team members liaise across the School of Liberal Arts to provide marketing and communications support, as appropriate to its departments, programs, centers, and offices. Marketing and Communications team members are also the primary liaisons for the School of Liberal Arts with their counterparts in IUPUI University Communications and Marketing, IU University Communications and Marketing, and IU Research.

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Loretta Good

Executive Director of Communications and Strategic Operations

CA 441B

317-274-8170

Sherry Minton

Director of Marketing and Communications

CA 436D

317-278-1055

Lizeth Quinones GamezAssistant Director of Digital MediaCA 436317-278-1899
Linda MutchmanMedia Production Studio ManagerCA 446317-278-0887

Associate Dean for Research

The Associate Dean for Research (ADR) leads the team responsible for communicating with faculty about opportunities for funding to support research and creative activity; helping faculty prepare, submit, and manage grants and contracts for all external and some internal grant programs; reporting and analyzing research funding trends within the school; working with the SLA Research Advisory Committee to review and revise research-related polices; administering the SLA Summer Research and Creative Activity Grant program; and reviewing sabbatical applications from tenured/tenure-track faculty.

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Jeff Wilson

Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Geography

CA 207B

317-274-1128

Khadija Ismael

Grants Fiscal Specialist

CA 406A

317-274-8207

Office of Student Affairs

The Associate Dean for Student Affairs (ADSA) leads the Miriam Z. Langsam Office of Student Affairs. Responsibilities for this office involve all aspects of student services, including recruitment, orientation, academic advising, career development, retention and co-curricular activities, student advocacy, and degree conferral. In addition, the ADSA manages cases of academic misconduct and provides support to faculty in such cases.

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Jennifer Thorington-Springer

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Professor of English

CA 441E

317-278-2636

Undergraduate Academic Advising

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Samantha Walters

Director of Academic and Career Advising

CA 401

317-278-2506

Shannon KelleyAcademic Advisor

CA 401

317-274-8495

Career Development

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Front Desk

Career Development

CA 243C

317-274-1224

Samantha Walters

Director of Academic and Career Advising

CA 401

317-274-1224

Anneka Scott

Career Services Consultant

CA 243

317-274-8304

Symphanie Bolds

Employer Relations Specialist

CA 243A

317-278-1224

Recruitment, Retention, and Scholarships

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Tiea Julian

Director of Student Records and Information

CA 401

317-274-2200

Julie Carriere

Scholarship Manager, High Impact Practices and Student Retention

CA 243E

317-274-1634

Kait Bedel

Admissions Counselor

CA 243F

317-278-3147

Student Records and Information

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Tiea Julian

Director of Student Records and Information

CA 401

317-274-2200

Katie Wright

Records Services Representative

CA 401

317-278-2068

Technical Services

Send support requests to techserv@iupui.edu

Technical Services team members are UITS staff embedded within the School of Liberal Arts to provide leadership and support related to computing resources (both fixed and mobile), infrastructure support for storage of personal, group, and research data, and support of special School-owned technology facilities. The Technical Services team also provides liaison services with other campus agencies regarding technology support and using new and emerging technology in teaching and learning.

Name

Title

Location

Phone Number

Joy Kramer

User Support Coordinator (UITS)

CA 001B

317-274-4790

Chris Robinson

IT User Support Tech (UITS)

CA 001C

317-274-2518