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Dean's Office and Student Services Contacts

Dean’s Office

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Location: 107 Kinard Hall

Phone: (803) 323-2160

Fax: (803) 323-2347

Email: (This is our general office email address; your email will be forwarded to the appropriate person)

Dean's Office Direct Contacts

The duties of the members of the Dean's Office are listed below to aid you in contacting the responsible individual directly, if you desire.

Sumter, Takita  - Professor and Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

  • Development
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • General oversight of all college and Dean’s Office functions
  • Liaison to Division of Academic Affairs and other Campus units
  • Personnel Evaluation

Hackney, Amanda  - Assistant to the Dean

  • Administrative support: Staff professional development, new faculty set-up, and reporting
  • College Budget: Requests, administration, temporary employment, purchasing, and travel
  • Facilities:  Maintenance requests, building coordinator, furnishing, and security

Oakes, Gregory – Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

  • Assessment
  • CAS Curriculum Committee
  • CAS Liaison to Admissions
  • Graduate Studies

Prickett, Robert - Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences & Associate Professor of English Education 

  • CAS Liaison to COE
  • Graduate Research Committee
  • Grants Contracts
  • Professional Development
  • Research

Stiles, Christina - Technology & Data Management Coordinator and Instructor of English

  • F180 Training
  • Course Evaluation Data
  • Course Evaluation Technical Problems
  • Data Support for Annual Reports and Accreditation Reviews
  • OARS Data Maintenance
  • Qualtrics Administration
  • Software Assistance (excluding Blackboard)
  • Special Projects
  • Website Maintenance

Wilson, Kathryn  - Administrative Coordinator

  • Faculty hiring (advertising, interviews, and paperwork)
  • Faculty and staff directory/profile updates
  • Faculty and staff personnel files/processes
  • Requests for assistance from the Events Coordinator
  • Space reservations for Kinard 015 and 012
  • Support for college-level committees and faculty governance
  • Syllabus and Annual Report archives

Student Services

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Office Location:106 Kinard Hall

Phone: (803) 323-2183

Fax: (803) 323-2347

Email: (This is our general office email address; your email will be forwarded to the appropriate person)

Student Services Direct Contacts

Belk, Adria L. - Director of Student Services for the College of Arts & Sciences

Vandersloot, Joan - Administrative Specialist

Visit or contact the Office of Student Services about the following issues:

  • Adding courses after drop/add (students)
  • Assigning faculty advisors
  • Changing or declaring majors, concentrations, and minors
  • College petitions
  • Degree requirements
  • Evaluating transfer credit, including study abroad credit



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