2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Administration and Faculty



Administration

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AMANDA ALLEE
Dean of Students
BA, Metropolitan State University of Denver; MA, PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

ANDREA CORDOVA
Chief of Staff, Office of the Chancellor 
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs 

CARLOS GARCIA
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
BA, MA, University of Texas at El Paso

KIMBERLY GUYER
Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
BA, Susquehanna University; MA, Hawaii Pacific University; EdD, University of Pennsylvania

MELINDA HAGEMANN
Assistant Vice Chancellor of University Advancement
BAFA, University of New Mexico

STEPHANIE HANENBERG
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness
BSN, Beth-El College of Nursing; MSN, FNP, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

RAME HANNA
Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
BA, University of California, Santa Barbara; MA, Colorado State University

HARPER JOHNSON
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Technology and Human Resources
BS, United States Air Force Academy; MS, University of Phoenix

NANCY MARCHAND-MARTELLA
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
BA, Purdue University; MS, Southern Illinois University; PhD, Utah State 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

KARL SPIECKER
Interim Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
BS, University of Colorado Boulder; MPP, MS, University of Michigan

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

CHRIS VALENTINE
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communication
BA, University of Southern Colorado; MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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


Deans

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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

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

BARBARA FRYE
Associate Dean, College of Education; Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning
BA, Colorado College; PhD, University of Minnesota

JACQUI HATFIELD
Assistant Dean, Finance and Operations, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
BA, MBA, Ohio University

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

MICHAEL KISLEY
Associate Dean, College of Letters, Arts & Sciences; Professor of Psychology
BS, MS, University of Colorado Boulder; PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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

KAREN MARKEL
Dean, College of Business and Administration
BS, Washington University; MA, State University of New York; PhD, Michigan State University

DEBORAH POLLARD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Operations, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Chair and Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN, West Liberty State University; MSN, West Virginia University; PhD, University of Pittsburgh

SETH PORTER
Dean of the Library, Kraemer Family Library

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

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

LYNN VIDLER
Dean, College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
BA, New York University; MA, PhD University of California Irvine

PAIGE WHITNEY
Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences; Senior Clinical Instructor
BS, Colorado College; MSc, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

REGINA WINTERS
Associate Dean, School of Public Affairs; Senior Instructor of Public Administration
BA, MPA, University of Wyoming; PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

XIAOBO “CHARLES” ZHOU
Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor of Computer Science
BS, MS, PhD, Nanjing University


Directors

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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

ANN AMICUCCI
Director, First Year Rhetoric and Writing Program; Assistant Professor of English
BA, Dent State University; MA, Youngstown State University; PhD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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

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

BILLIE JO BAPTISTE
Director, Health Services, Gallogly Recreation and Wellness Center
BSN-RN, MSN-FNP, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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

BRAD BAYER
Senior Executive Director, Student Life and Assessment
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, University Advancement
BA, Colorado State University

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

CANDIDA BENNETT
Director, Operations, Academic Outreach | Extended Studies
BS, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; MA, Webster University

MARIANNE BLACKWELL
Senior Director, Gift Planning and Leadership Giving, University Development
BA, University of Oklahoma; JD, University of Oklahoma College of Law

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

LISA BUCKMAN
Director, Veteran and Military Affairs

ELLEN BURKART
Director, First Year Experience and Parent & Family Programs
BS, MS, Colorado State University

SHANNON CABLE
Director, Student Employment
BS, MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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

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

STEPHEN T. CUCCHIARA
Director, Student Activities and Community Service
BS, Ramapo College of New Jersey; MA, New York University

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

THOMAS G. DEWAR
Executive Director, Development, University of Advancement
BA, Northwood University in Michigan

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

SEASON DOEBLER
Director, Family Development Center
BA, Susquehanna University; MA, Concordia University

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

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

LAURA EMMOT
Director, Institutional Equity; Title IX Coordinator
BA, Lakeland College

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

DAVID FEHRING
Interim Director, Campus Recreation
BS, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; MA, Oregon State University

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

JENIFER FURDA
Director, Partnerships, Governmental Affairs & Military Liaison, University Advancement
BA, MA, University of Northern Colorado

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

CLAY GARNER
Director, Police Operations; Police Lieutenant; Deputy Chief

LYNN GATES
Faculty Director, Cataloging and Metadata Services, Kraemer Family Library
BA, Aquinas College; MLIS Rutgers 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; MS, University of Colorado Northern

RALPH GIESE
Director, Housing Operations, 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

TRACY GONZALEZ-PADRON
Director, Ethics Initiative, College of Business; Professor of Marketing
BS, Aquinas College; MBA, Grand Valley State University; PhD, Michigan State University

RYAN GRODMAN
Director, Student Financial Services (Bursar)
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz; MS, Colorado State University, Global

WHITLEY HADLEY
Director, MOSAIC and LGBTQ+ Resource Center
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; MS, Colorado State University 

PHILLIP HAISLEY
Director, UCCS Writing Portfolio; Senior Instructor of English
BA, University of Central Oklahoma; MA, Northern Arizona University; PhD, 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

NANCY HERNÁNDEZ
Academic Services Director, Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center
BA, Colorado College; MNM, Regis Universit; PhD, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

BEAU KELLY
Director, Development, University Development 
BA, Nebraska Wesleyan University

MARK HILBERG
Director, Applications, Office of Information Technology
BS, MS, Stevenson University

MOLLY KINNE
Director, Residence Life, Residence Life and Housing
BA, University of Northern Colorado; MEd, Ohio University

LARRY LEE
Executive Director, Auxiliary Services
BBA, Mississippi State University; MA, University of Southern Mississippi

NICHOLAS LOCKWOOD
Director, Orientation and New Student Outreach
BA, University of Colorado Boulder; MA, University of Montana

CAITLIN LOWANS
Director, Theatreworks
BS, Georgetown Univeristy; EdM, Harvard University; MFA, Northwestern University

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

FEDERICO MARTINEZ-GARCI
Faculty Director, Access Services, Kraemer Family Library
BA, MLIS, University of Arizona; MPA, Arizona State University

NORAH MAZEL
Faculty Director, Instructional and Research Services, Kraemer Family Library
BA, Mount Holyoke College; MS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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

VICKIE MCCOY
Director, Excel Communication Center
BS, Colorado Christian University; MS, MA, Regis University

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

SARAH MENSCH
Interim Director, User Services, Office of Information Technology
BA, Western State Colorado University; MBA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

OMAR MONTOYA
Director, Gateway Seminar Program; Instructor of English
BA, MA, New Mexico State University

C. DAVID MOON
Director, Compass Curriculum, Graduate Programs in Public Administration; Professor of Political Science
BA, Austin College; MA, PhD, University of Texas, 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

DANNY PAPE
Director, T. Rowe Price Career & Innovation Center
BS, Missouri State University; MSE, The University of Kansas

JESSE PEREZ
Interim Director, Excel Languages Center
BA, MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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

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

ALFONSO QUINONES
Director, Dining and Hospitality Services
AA, The Culinary Institute of America; BBA, Fundación Universidad de Bogotá ‘Jorge Tadeo Lozano’​; MBA, Universitat de Barcelona​

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

KACEY ROSS
Director, Writing Across the Curriculum; Senior Instructor of English
BA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs; MA, University of Colorado Denver

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

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

DAVID SIEGEL
Executive Director, UCCS Presents (Ent Center for the Arts)

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

ELISSA UNGER
Director, Development, University Advancement
BA, Michigan State University; MA, Kent State University

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

CORRIE J. WEST
Director, Development, University Advancement
BS, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; MBA, Concordia University-Wisconsin; MA, University of Northern Colorado

GREG WILLIAMS
Director, Operations, Office of Information Technology
BS, Colorado Technical University; ME, University of Colorado Colorado Springs