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UCCS Academic Catalog 2012-2013

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
   
 
  Aug 23, 2017
 
 
    
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2017-2018 Catalog

Administration and Faculty


Administration

THOMAS M. CHRISTENSEN
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Professor of Physics & Energy Science
BS, University of Minnesota; MS, PhD, Cornell University

CARLOS GARCIA
Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
BA, MA, University of Texas at El Paso

KELLI J. KLEBE
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Faculty Development; Dean, Graduate School; Professor of Psychology
AA, Los Angeles Baptist College; BA, San Francisco State University; PhD University of Minnesota

DAVID MOON
Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning; Professor of Political Science
BA, Austin College, MA, PhD, University of Texas, Austin

VENKATESHWAR K. REDDY
Interim Chancellor; Professor of Finance
BS, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, India; MS, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

GARY REYNOLDS
Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Planning and Facilities Management
BS, MS, Iowa State University

GAYANNE SCOTT
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance and Human Resources
BS, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

CHARLES SWEET
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives
BA, Duke University; JD, University of Virginia

SUSAN SZPYRKA
Senior Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
 BA, MPA University of Colorado Colorado Springs

MARTIN WOOD 
Senior Vice Chancellor of University Advancement & Chief Operating Officer
BS, MA, Emporia State University

Deans

ROBERT BLOCK
Associate Dean, College of Business and Administration
BS, United States Air Force Academy; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; PhD, University of Tennessee

PETER A. BRAZA
Dean, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Professor of Mathematics
BA, University of Wisconsin; MS, PhD, Northwestern University

VALERIE MARTIN CONLEY
Dean, College of Education; Professor of Leadership, Research, and Foundations
BA, MA, University of  Virginia; PhD, Virginia Tech

RAMASWAMI DANDAPANI 
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
BE, Indian Institute of Science; MSEE, PhD, University of Iowa

BARBARA FRYE
Associate Dean, College of Education
BA, Colorado College; PhD, University of Minnesota

MARTIN GARNAR
Dean, Kraemer Family Library; Professor of Library Science
MLIS, University of Denver; MA, BA, State University of New York at Binghamton

K. ALEX ILYASOVA
Associate Dean, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences; Associate Professor of English
BA, MA, University of Colorado Denver; PhD, Michigan Technological University

KELLI J. KLEBE
Dean, Graduate School; Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Faculty Development; Professor of Psychology
AA, Los Angeles Baptist College; BA, San Francisco State University; PhD University of Minnesota

STEPHEN LINHART
Dean of Students
BS, U.S. Air Force Academy; MPA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

CHRISTINA MARTINEZ
Associate Dean, Kraemer Family Library
BA, Arizona State University; MA, University of Denver

GEORGE E. REED
Dean, School of Public Affairs; Professor of Public Administration
BS, University of Central Missouri; MFS, George Washington University; PhD, Saint Louis University

NANCY L. SMITH 
Dean, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Professor of Nursing
BSN, MS, Adult Nurse Practitioner, California State University at Long Beach; MS, PhD, University of Colorado Denver

SANDY WURTELE
Associate Dean, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences; Professor of Psychology
BA, University of Nebraska; MA, PhD, University of Alabama

Directors

JULIE ALBERTSON
Director, Colorado Affiliate Project Lead the Way
BS, MS, PhD, Washington State University

ERICA ALLGOOD
Director, Communication Center
BA, University of Pittsburgh; MA, Kent State University; PhD, Northcentral University

Z. BENEK ALTAYLI
Director, Wellness Center Mental Health Services
BS, MA, Hacettepe University; PsyD, Colorado School of Professional Psychology

DAVID R. ANDERSON
Director,Faculty Resource Center; Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
BS, University of Minnesota; PhD, University of Colorado

TATIANA BAILEY
Director,UCCSEconomic Forum
BA, Carleton University; MA, MAS, PhD, University of Michigan

TRACY L. BARBER
Registrar
BSBA, BA, University of Arizona; MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

IDA BAUER
Director, Family Development Center
BA, Brooklyn College

BRAD BAYER
Senior Executive Director, Student Life and Leadership
BS, MS, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, Ed. Admin. Licensure, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

CHRIS BEISWANGER
Director, Admissions Services
BA, MA, University of South Dakota

MEGAN BELL
Director of Assessment, Policy and Efficiency
BA, University of Northern Colorado; MEd., Washington State University; PhD, Colorado State University

CANDIDA BENNETT
Director, Extended Studies Online and Academic Outreach
BS, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, MA, Webster University

JOHN BROCK
Director, Center for Economic Education; Senior Instructor of Economics
BS, U.S. Air Force Academy; MBA, University of Southern California; PhD, Cornell University

SUZANNE BYERLEY
Faculty Director of Instructional and Research Services, Kraemer Family Library
BA, University of Colorado; MLS, Denver University

ROBERT E. CAMLEY
Director, UCCS Center of the Biofrontiers Institute; Director, Center for Magnetism and Magnetic Nanostructures;
Director of Physics and Energy Science Graduate Studies; Distinguished Professor of Physics
BA, MA, PhD, University of California, Irvine

MINETTE CHURCH
Director, Heller Center for Arts and Humanities; Associate Professor of Anthropology
BA, University of Colorado Boulder; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

ANTHONY J. CORDOVA
Director, CU Opportunity and MOSAIC, Multicultural Office for Student Access, Inclusiveness and Community
BA, MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

MATHEW A. COX
Executive Director, Enrollment Management
BS, MS, University of Southern Mississippi

JEFF DAVIS
Executive Director, Auxiliary Services Operations
BA, Western Washington College; MS, Western Illinois University

PAUL DENISTON
Director, Retail Services
BS, University of Colorado Boulder

IDA DILWOOD
Director, Disability Services and University Testing
BA, MPA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

JENNY DORRINGTON
Director, Mathematics Center; Assistant Professor Attendant Rank  of Mathematics
BA, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, Northwestern University

ROB DOUGHERTY
Senior Executive Director, Physical Plant
BS, University of Southern Colorado; MA, University of Phoenix

JOSHUA DUNN
Director, Center for the Study of Government and the Individual; Chair, Political Science; Professor of Political Science
BA, Bob Jones University; MA, PhD, University of Virginia

TABATHA FARNEY
Faculty Director of Web Services and Emerging Technologies, Kraemer Family Library
BS, MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

JULAINE FIELD
Faculty Director, Gateway Program Seminar; Professor of Counseling and Human Services
BA, MA Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; PhD, North Carolina State University

CAROLYN FOX
Executive Director, Planning, Design and Construction and University Architect
BA, Syracuse University

BARBARA A. GADDIS
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Office of First Year Experience and Student Retention
BS, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; MS, University of Colorado Boulder; MAT, Colorado College; PhD, University of Colorado Denver

CHAD GARLAND
Director, University Center and Conference Services
BA, Ohio Wesleyan University; MEd, Grand Valley State University

GWENDOLYN LOGAN GENNARO
Executive Director, Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity
BA, University of Denver; MSS, University of Denver

NATHAN GIBSON
Director, Department of Athletics
BA, Azusa Pacific University

RALPH GIESE
Director, Residence Life and Housing
BS, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay

BRIAN GLACH
Program Director, LAS Extended Studies
BA, University of Colorado Boulder

RHONDA GLAZIER
Faculty Director of Collections Management, Kraemer Family Library
BSE, MLS, Emporia State University

JENNIFER HANE
Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund
BA, MPA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

STEPHANIE HANENBERG
Executive Director, Wellness Center
BSN, Beth-El College of Nursing; MSN, FNP, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

MANDY HANSEN
Director for Global Engagement
BA, University of Pittsburgh; MPA, Alfred University; EdD, Northern Arizona University

MARK HAYES
Director, Dining and Hospitality Services
BS, Slippery Rock University; MPA, Indiana University; EdD, Edgewood College

ANDREA HERRERA
Director, Women’s and Ethnic Studies Program; Professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies
BA, St. Joseph’s University; MA, West Chester University; PhD, University of Delaware

SANDY HO
Director, Excel Languages and Social Sciences Center
BA, MA, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

THOMAS HUTTON 
Executive Director, University Communications and Media Relations
BS, University of Kansas; MPA, University of Colorado Denver

MICHAEL KENNY
Director, UCCS Aging Center
BA, Colorado State University; MA, University of Northern Colorado; PhD, University of Denver

DAVID KHALIQI
Executive Director, Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center
BS, Colorado State University; MA, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

DONALD KLINGNER
Director, Graduate Programs in Public Administration, School of Public Affairs; Distinguished Professor of Public Administration
BA, University of California, Berkeley; MA, The George Washington University; PhD, University of Southern California

LINDA KOGAN
Director, Office of Sustainability
BBA University of Wisconsin - Madison; MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

BEVERLY KRATZER
Director, Career Center
BA, MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

ROBYN MARSCHKE
Director, Institutional Research
BA, Concordia College - Minnesota; PhD, University of Colorado Boulder

MICHAEL MARTINEZ
Director, Undergraduate Programs in Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs; Senior Instructor of Criminal Justice
BS, Metropolitan State College; MCJ, University of Colorado Denver

DREW MARTORELLA
Executive Director, UCCS Presents
BA, Drew University; MPA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

RASHELL MCCANN
Director, College of Business Undergraduate Programs
BA, Boston University

DAISY MCGOWAN
Director, Galleries of Contemporary Art
BA, Colorado College

STEVEN MEDLIN
Director, Student Financial Services
BS, University of Phoenix; MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

PHILLIP MORRIS
Program Director, Veteran and Military Student Affairs
BA, Concord University; MA, PhD, University of Florida

MICHELLE NEELY
Director, Writing Across the Curriculum and Portfolio Assessment; Assistant Professor Attendant Rank of English
BA, MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

MARGIE OLDHAM 
Director, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Community Relations and National Student Exchange
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

ERIC M. OLSON
Director, Sports Management; Professor of Marketing and Strategic Management
BS, Lewis and Clark College; MBA, Portland State University; PhD, University of Minnesota

JERRY L. PHILLIPS
Director, Science Center; Professor Attendant Rank of Chemistry
BA, University of Colorado; PhD, Colorado State University

MARC PINO
Interim Executive Director and Chief of Police, Department of Public Safety
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

NINA A. POLOK
Director of  Bachelor of Innovation and Organization Development
BS, PhD, University of Colorado Boulder; MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

SARA HONN QUALLS
Director, Gerontology Center; Director, Aging Center; Professor of Psychology
BS, Middle Tennessee State University; MA, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

STEPHEN RECCA
Executive Director, Center for Human Security, School of Public Affairs
BS, United States Naval Academy; MA, Naval Postgraduate School

JEVITA R. ROGERS
Executive Director, Office of Financial Aid, Student Employment and Scholarships
BA, New England College

SKYLER RORABAUGH
Director, Recreation Center
ASc, Brown Mackie College; BSc, MSc, Fort Hays State University

CAROLYN RUPP
Controller, Director of Accounting
AAS, Pikes Peak Community College; BS, University of Phoenix; MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

PAMALA SAWYER
Director, Strategic Initiatives and Alumni Relations, School of Public Affairs
BA, MPA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; MURP, University of Colorado Denver

VICKI SCHOBER
Medical Director of Student Health Services
BA, Northwestern University; MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

SUZANNE SCOTT
Budget Director
BA, MPA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

SUDHANSHU SEMWAL
Faculty Director, Honors Program; Professor of Computer Science
BS, University of Roorkee, India; MS, University of Alberta, Canada; PhD, University of Central Florida

JIM SPICE
Executive Director, Department of Parking and Transportation Services
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

MICHAELA STEEN
Director of Visual Resources, Visual and Performing Arts Department
BA, California State University, Long Beach; MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

DAVID WEISS
Faculty Director of the Compass Curriculum; Associate Professor of Chemistry
BS, University of California, Riverside; PhD, University of Kansas

ANJA WYNNE
Executive Director, Human Resources
BBA, James Madison University; MA Boston University; PhD, University of the Rockies