Staff - Office of the Dean of the Faculty



Abigail Van Slyck

Abigail Van Slyck

Dean of the Faculty, Dayton Professor of Art History
· Email: aavan@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2030 

Jeffrey Cole

Jeffrey Cole

Associate Dean of the Faculty, Professor of Anthropology
· Email: jcole1@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2030 

Barbara Winters

Barbara Winters

Senior Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty, Dean of the Faculty Office Manager

Barbara provides administrative assistance to the Dean of the Faculty and works with the Dean, as well as CAPT, on faculty personnel issues such as hiring, promotion and tenure, re-appointments, salary and the staffing plan. She coordinates special events for the office and is staff support for the Dean of the Faculty to the Board of Trustees.

· Email: bwinter1@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2033 

Amanda Barnes

Amanda Barnes

Secretary to the Faculty, Assistant to the Associate Dean of the Faculty

Amanda provides general support for faculty governance, including FSCC, AAPC, PPBC, EPC and faculty meetings. She sets meeting dates, prepares agendas, minutes, etc. The Secretary maintains IFF and curricular changes as well as email lists for the server. Amanda is the person to contact to schedule appointments with the Dean of the Faculty and with the Associate Dean of the Faculty. Amanda provides all administrative support for the Associate Dean of the Faculty.

· Email: abarnes@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2030 

Tapiwanashe Nhundu

Tapiwanashe Nhundu

Human Resources Specialist

Tapi works with the Dean of the Faculty and the Associate Dean of the Faculty on all aspects of visiting faculty appointments. She is the person to contact for all new, visiting and tenure-track faculty hires. Tapi maintains personnel files, tracks sabbatical requests and eligibility and other personnel schedules. She is the liaison with Human Resources on all processes and special projects.

· Email: tnhundu@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2285 

Mary Ellen Deschenes

Mary Ellen Deschenes

Accounts Payable Assistant

Mary Ellen is the contact person for all funds administered through the Office of the Dean of the Faculty including: endowed chairs, R.F. Johnson and Hodgkin funds, Research Matters, Faculty/Student Engagement, faculty searches, relocation expenses, and visiting committees, etc. She is the liaison with Accounting for processing receipts for reimbursement requests and cash vouchers.

· Email: mdesch@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2013 

Judy Kirmmse

Judy Kirmmse

Affirmative Action Officer, Title IX Administrator

As affirmative action officer, Judy oversees faculty hiring and policies/procedures for claims of discrimination and harassment. As Title IX administrator, she oversees campus prevention, investigation, and training regarding sexual assault and harassment. She also coordinates faculty search processes, new faculty orientation, and Faculty@Work program.

· Email: jkkir@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-2103 

John Nugent

John Nugent

Senior Research Analyst and Special Assistant to the President

John designs studies of campus policies and programs to inform institutional decision-making, fosters informed program improvement via collection, analysis, and reporting of campus data, maintains major institutional data sets reported to external agencies; completes or coordinates major institutional surveys and supports the College's enrollment and planning efforts.

· Email: jdnug@conncoll.edu  · Phone: 860-439-5266 

Contact Information:

Phone:
860-439-2030
  

Dean of the Faculty
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196