Dean's Office Contacts
Dr. William M. DownsDean 252-328-6249 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Gina BetcherPre-Award Grants Manager252-737-4389 | email@example.com
Ms. Betcher furthers the research mission of the College by assisting faculty and department staff with all aspects of developing competitive proposals in a timely fashion. She also presents and coordinates informational sessions on RAMSeS, budget guidelines and narrative development, sponsor regulations and requirements, funding opportunities, ECU compliance and adherence to other guidelines.
Dr. Cindy Putnam-EvansAssociate Dean for ResearchPhone: 252-328-4395 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Putnam-Evans administers the college research awards and the Glaxo Scholars Program. She disseminates information relating to funding available for college researchers and reviews and approves grant proposals. In addition, Dr. Putnam-Evans serves as liaison between the college and the university's Division of Research, Office of Sponsored Programs, and Grants Administration.
Mr. Todd BerryAssociate Dean for Resource Management252-328-6473 |
In his role, Mr. Berry oversees the management of Harriot College resources, including faculty positions and operating budgets.
Debby DiffenbaughAdministrative Associate252-737-1755 | email@example.com
Ms. Lacey L. GrayDirector of Marketing and Communications252-737-1754 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Gray presents news from the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences through the creation and distribution of stories, press releases, media advisories, alumni updates, event announcements, and Voyages of Discovery publicity. She maintains and updates content on the college's web site and social media pages, and she coordinates the publication of Cornerstone, Harriot College's annual alumni magazine.
Mr. Scott JamiesonPost-Award Grants Manager252-737-5178 | email@example.comMr. Jamieson provides post-award assistance, which includes overseeing grant expenditures and budgets, ensuring compliance with both internal and external policies and procedures, reviewing terms and conditions of awards with investigators, assisting in hiring grant personnel, timely requests of project extensions, developing spending plans, assisting in award close-out, and providing training to post-award personnel.
Ms. Angela KnightBudget and Resource Coordinator252-328-1528 | firstname.lastname@example.org
In her role, Ms. Knight is responsible for monitoring, approving and processing financial transactions for the 16 departments and 17 interdisciplinary programs in Harriot College. She is the liaison between college administrators and financial services, academic affairs, the foundations office, special funds office, and materials management. In addition, she is responsible for individual and group training of SHRA employees in budget-related positions within the college.
Dr. Eduardo LeorriAssociate Dean for Planning, and Interim Chair of Foreign Languages and Literatures252-737-2529 | email@example.com
Dr. Leorri's duties include oversight of college space allocation, oversight of the Harriot College departments' outcome assessments, serving as a liaison to the SACS Planning Group and Compliance Certification Council, serving as a liaison to IPAR and ensuring the integrity of COACHE, Delaware, and CUPA reports, and monitoring and analyzing college SCH production.
Dr. Derek MaherAssociate Dean for Undergraduate Studies252-328-5332 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Maher is responsible for the College's undergraduate education and interdisciplinary programs, including advising faculty members on curriculum development, study abroad programs, scholarships, and academic policies. He also leads the Undergraduate Council that seeks to promote student success, improve graduation rates, enhance instruction, and strengthen general education.
Ms. Mira MihajlovichPre-Award Grants Manager252-737-5438 | email@example.com
Ms. Mihajlovich provides pre-award grants management services to the College of Engineering and Technology, Harriot College's Departments of Chemistry and Physics, and the College of Business.
Ms. Denise MillerExecutive Assistant252-328-6249 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Miller is the business operations officer for the Dean's Office, executive assistant to the Dean, SPA employment manager, EPA recruitment coordinator and Dean's liaison with the 16 departments in the college.
Ms. Tina MooreCollege Resource Coordinator252-328-6977 | email@example.com
Ms. Moore assists the associate dean for resource management and the budget and resource coordinator with positions and budget resources within Harriot College.
Ms. April DorcentCollege Personnel Coordinator252-737-1929 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Dorcent is one of two College Personnel Coordinators in the Dean's Office who serve as the point-of-contact for EHRA personnel issues. She reviews and assists with all EHRA personnel actions for the departments of Anthropology; Criminal Justice; Economics; English; Foreign Languages and Literatures; Geography, Planning and Environment; Philosophy and Religious Studies; and Political Science.
Ms. Jessica C. NottinghamDirector of Alumni Relations and Outreach252-737-1753 | email@example.com
Ms. Nottingham enhances the engagement and investment of alumni and friends of the college. She manages the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Advancement Council, donor events and communications, and other alumni and donor activities at the college level.
Dr. Heather RiesAssociate Dean for Graduate Studies252-328-4248 or 252-328-6552 | firstname.lastname@example.org
In her role, Dr. Ries administers assistantships and tuition remissions for the college. She acts as a liaison between college departments and the graduate school for issues pertaining to policies governing graduate education, graduate student funding, and graduate curriculum development.
Ms. Tawnee PhilipponCollege Personnel Coordinator252-737-4373 | email@example.com
Ms. Philippon is one of two College Personnel Coordinators in the Dean's Office who serve as the point-of-contact for EHRA personnel issues. She reviews and assists with all EHRA personnel actions for the departments of Biology; Chemistry; Geological Sciences; History; Mathematics; Physics; Psychology; Sociology; University Studies; and the Dean's Office.
Dr. Liza WielandAssociate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development252-328-5564 | firstname.lastname@example.org
In her role, Dr. Wieland oversees distance education for the college, assists departments and faculty with the promotion and tenure process, and leads promotion and tenure workshops and new faculty orientation.