Barry Pearson, Chair
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Academic Management Team (AMT)

This team facilitates the coordination of academic affairs planning, assessment, personnel matters, and other related operational work. Attendees are determined by the agenda. Often some members of this team will not be required to attend. Likewise, colleagues who are not on this list will be asked (or may request) to attend. Meetings are broken out in half-hour slots to make maximum use of our time.

Meets every Monday, except holidays or unless otherwise notified
1–2 p.m. (starting Aug. 14, 2017) | President’s Conference Room

AMT Members 2017–18
  • Robin Aleman, Director of Budget and Administration, Academic Affairs
  • Patricia Bice, Dean of Student Affairs
  • Peggy De Cooke, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Acting Dean, School of the Arts
  • Suzanne Kessler, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Trudy Milburn, Assistant Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Director of Liberal Studies
  • Barbara Moore, Director of Institutional Research
  • Suzanne Neary, Director of International Programs and Services
  • Anna Oyola, Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Jennifer Shingelo, Assistant Dean for Students and Enrollment, School of the Arts
  • Attending as needed, depending on agenda:
    Michael DeGrazia, Director of Finance and Administration, School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education
  • Attending the first and third meeting each month or as needed, depending on agenda:
    Kelly Jackson, Director of Continuing Education, School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education

Administrative Planning and Academic Affairs Coordination (APAAC)

This team consists of the deans, assistant deans, directors and chairs of the academic units, and others who play a critical leadership role in accomplishing the mission of the institution. Other Academic Affairs colleagues are invited as needed, depending on the agenda. Agendas are a mix of topics, solicited in advance from the group.

Meets on the third Monday of the month, except holidays or unless otherwise notified
2–4 p.m. | President’s Conference Room
2017–18 schedule (subject to change): Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Dec. 4, Feb. 26, March 19, April 16

APAAC Members 2017–18
  • Robin Aleman, Director of Budget and Administration, Academic Affairs
  • Linda Bastone, Chair, School of Natural and Social Sciences, and Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Patricia Bice, Dean of Student Affairs
  • Ross Daly, Chair, School of Humanities, and Associate Professor of Journalism
  • Peggy De Cooke, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Acting Dean, School of the Arts
  • Michael DeGrazia, Director of Finance and Administration, School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education
  • Tracy Fitzpatrick, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art
  • Edward Herran, Director, Grants and Contracts Financial Administration, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Kelly Jackson, Director of Continuing Education, School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education
  • Bill Junor, Director, Campus Technology Services
  • Chris Kaczmarek, Director of Instructional Support, School of the Arts
  • Suzanne Kessler, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Steven Lam, Director, School of Art+Design, and Associate Professor of Art+Design
  • Keith Landa, Director, Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center, and University Faculty Senator
  • Trudy Milburn, Assistant Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Director of Liberal Studies
  • Barbara Moore, Director of Institutional Research
  • Suzanne Neary, Director of International Programs and Services
  • Rebecca Rugg, Director, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, and Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance
  • Jennifer Shingelo, Assistant Dean for Students and Enrollment, School of the Arts
  • Seth Soloway, Interim Director, Performing Arts Center
  • Jenny Undercofler, Director, Conservatory of Music, and Associate Professor of Practice in Music
  • Nelly van Bommel, Interim Director, Conservatory of Dance, and Associate Professor of Dance
  • Agustin Zarzosa, Chair, School of Film and Media Studies, and Associate Professor of Cinema Studies