2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Jun 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Administration and Faculty


Administration

R. SENTWALI BAKARI
Vice Chancellor for Student Success
BS, MS, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; PhD, University of Northern Colorado

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 Student Success and Auxiliaries
BA, MA, University of Texas at El Paso

C. ANDREA HERRERA
Associate Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Professor of Women’s and Ethnic Studies
BA, St. Joseph’s University; MA, West Chester University; PhD, University of Delaware

HARPER JOHNSON
Assistant Vice Chancellor of IT and Chief IT Officer
BS, United States Air Force Academy; MS, University of Phoenix

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

CHUCK LITCHFIELD
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
BS, United States Naval Academy; MS, Naval Postgraduate School; MBA, University of Coloardo Colorado Springs

KENT MARSH
Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Planning and Facilities Management
BS, Colorado State University; MBA, Coloardo Mesa University

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

JESSI L. SMITH
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research; Professor of Psychology
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; MS, PhD, University of Utah

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

SUSAN TAYLOR
Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning; Professor of English
BA, Swarthmore College; AM, PhD, Brown University

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

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

JEANETTE DIAS
Assistant Dean for Internal Operations, College of Business and Administration
BS, University of Minnesota; MBA, Old Dominion University

BARBARA FRYE
Associate Dean, College of Education; Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning
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; Professor of Psychology
AA, Los Angeles Baptist College; BA, San Francisco State University; PhD, University of Minnesota

KEVIN LAUDNER
Dean, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Professor of Health Sciences
BA, California State University; MS, Northeastern State University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

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

KRISANN MCBROOM
Assistant Dean, Graduate School
BS, Colorado State University; MA University of Colorado Colorado Springs

ERIC OLSON
Interim Dean, College of Business and Adminstration
BS, Lewis and Clark College; MBA, Portland State University; PhD, University of Minnesota

DONALD A. RABERN
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
BS, University of Utah; MS, PhD, University of Arizona

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

AMY SILVA-SMITH
Associate Dean for Academics and Operations, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Professor of Nursing
BS, MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin

JEFF SPICHER
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, Eastern Mennonite University; BS, MS, University of Virginia; DNP, University of Colorado Denver

MEGHAN STIDD
Assistant Dean for External Relations, College of Business and Administration
BS, MPA, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

JANICE THORPE
Assistant Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences; Senior Instructor of Communication
BA, University of Tennessee; MA, University of Colorado Denver

ROBERT C. WELSHON
Interim Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences; Professor of Philosophy
BA, MA, Colorado State University; PhD, Brown University

REGINA WINTERS
Assistant Dean, School of Public Affairs; Senior Instructor of Public Administration
BA, MPA, University of Wyoming

Directors

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

ED ANDERSON
Executive Director, Strategic Military, Science, Space, and Security Initiatives
BS, United States Military Academy; MS, Georgia Institute of Technology; MA, Naval War College

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

MATTHEW BALK
Director, Excel Writing Center
BA, Loras College; MA, PhD, Ball State University

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

JOANNA BEAN
Director, Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund
BA, Colorado State University

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

MEGAN BELL
Director, Community Learning and Assessment
BA, University of Northern Colorado; MEd, Washington State University; PhD, Colorado State University

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

SUZANNE BYERLEY
Faculty Director, 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

JONATHAN W. CAUDILL
Director, Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs; Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
BA, MA, Sam Houston State University; PhD, University of Texas at Dallas

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
Senior 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, Excel Mathematics Center; Assistant Professor Attendant Rank, 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

JANICE DOWSETT
Director, Graduate Programs, College of Business
BS, Salem-Teikyo University; MA, West Virginia University

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

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

BRETT FUGATE
Director, Academic Advising
BA, Cornell University; MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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
Executive Director, Department of Athletics
BA, Azusa Pacific University

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

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

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

MELINDA HAGEMANN
Executive Director, Development
BAFA, University of New Mexico

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

MANDY HANSEN
Director, International Affairs
BA, University of Pittsburgh; MPA, Alfred University; EdD, Northern Arizona University

KATIE HARRIS
Director, College of Business Undergraduate Programs
BA, MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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

SANDY HO
Director, Excel Languages Center; Assistant Professor Attendant Rank, Languages & Cultures
BA, MA, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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

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

ANNA E. KOSLOSKI
Director, Undergraduate Programs in Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs; Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
BA, University of Minnesota, Morris; MS, PhD, Iowa State University

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

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

RASHELL MCCANN
Director of Academic Programs, College of Business and Adminstration
BA, Boston University

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

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, English
BA, MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

DEBORAH O’CONNOR
Director, Campus Compliance
BS, Colorado State University; MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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
Executive Director, Excel Centers; Director, Excel Science Center; Professor Attendant Rank, Chemistry
BA, University of Colorado; PhD, Colorado State University

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

SARA HONN QUALLS
Director, Gerontology 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
Senior 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

VICKI SCHOBER
Medical Director, Wellness Center
BA, Northwestern University; MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

VALERIE SCHWINN
Executive Director, Online and Academic Outreach
BS, MBA, Arizona State University

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

CATHERINE A. SIMMONS
Director, Graduate Programs in Public Administration, School of Public Affairs; Associate Professor of Public Administration
BA, University of Delaware; MEd, Wilmington College; MSW, Delaware State University; PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

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

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

ANDREW SUBUDHI
Director, Human Physiology and Nutrition Program
BA, Colorado College; MS, Colorado State University; PhD, University of Utah

RODNEY S. WALKER
Faculty Director, Public Safety Initiative, School of Public Affairs; Senior Instructor of Criminal Justice
AAS, Pikes Peak Community College; BS, University of Southern Colorado; MCJ, University of Colorado Denver