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Claremont McKenna College    
 
    
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Administration



Office of the President

Hiram E. Chodosh
President, 2013
(See Faculty )

Cheryl Aguilar
Special Assistant to the President, 1995

John P. Faranda ‘79
Vice President and Ambassador at Large for the College, 1985
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Dianna M. Graves ‘98
Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, 2001
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Offices of the Board of Trustees and Planning

Matthew G. Bibbens ‘92
Vice President for Administration and Planning, General Counsel, and Secretary of the College, 2000
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; J.D., Cornell Law School

Office of Admission and Financial Aid

Breann M. Jimenez
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, 2016
B.A., Whittier College; M.P.H., Claremont Graduate University

Georgette R. DeVeres
Associate Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, 1983
B.A., California State University, Northridge; M.S., California State University, Los Angeles

Julia A. Easley
Assistant Director of Student Administration, 2008
B.A., University of Texas, Austin

Conor Fritz
Associate Dean of Admission, 2013
B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.S., University of Tennessee

Russell C. Gasaway
Senior Director of Financial Aid, 2013
B.A., Wabash College

Brandon M. Gonzalez
Assistant Dean of Admission, 2009
B.A., University of Southern California

Germaine Graham
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid, 1997

Jennifer L. Hirsch
Senior Assistant Dean of Admission, 2015
B.A., Chapman University; M.Ed., University of Southern California

Jefferson P. Huang
Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid, 1995
B.A., M.A., Colgate University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Jessica D. Jackson
Assistant Dean of Admission, 2013
B.A., Elmira College

Catherine M. Mayfield
Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2000
B.A., Pitzer College; M.D.R., Pepperdine School of Law

Yaneli Ruiz ‘12
Assistant Dean of Admission, 2013
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs
Assistant Vice President for Admission, 2005
B.A., M.Ed., University of Southern California

Omar Zazueta
Senior Associate Dean of Admission, 2015
B.A., Saint Mary’s College

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Nyree Gray
Assistant Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Civil Rights Officer, 2014
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; J.D., Southwestern Law School

Lynzie R. DeVeres
Title IX Coordinator, 2016
B.A., Oberlin COllege; J.D., Loyola Law School

Office of the Dean of the Faculty

Kevin J. Arnold
Executive Director of Scholar Communities, 2001
B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point; M.S.E.S., Naval Postgraduate School; M.Ed., Oklahoma University

Mitchell Brown
Assistant Director/Media Technology Services, 1989

Gemma L. Bulos
Director of Social Innovation and Impact, 2017

Andrew T. Ceperley
Director, Silicon Valley Program, 2016
B.S., Virginia Tech; M.A., University of Virginia

Michelle Chamberlain
Associate Vice President and Dean for Student Opportunities, 2008
B.A., University of Southern California; M.Ed., Claremont Graduate University; J.D., Southwestern Law School

Zachary Courser ‘99
Associate Director for the David Dreier Roundtable and Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, 2006
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Christine Crockett ‘01
Director of the Center for Writing and Public Discourse and Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature, 2010
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Brian S. Davidson ‘08
Director of Fellowships Advising, 2015
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Yale University; M.S., University of Illinois

Ursula Diamond
Director of Student Opportunities, 2017
B.A., University of London; M.A., Ph.D., New York University

David K. Edwards
Manager of the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 1986
B.A., Washington State University

Nancy Faust
Supervisor of Academic Support Services, 2002

Deborah Flynn
Associate Registrar, Records & Registration, 2016
B.S., M.B.A, University of Phoenix

Gregory M. Ford
Network Specialist IV, 2007
B.S., University of La Verne

Bruce Frost
Assistant Director of Information Technology Services, 2000
B.S., University of California, Irvine

Cindi L. Guimond
Director of Academic Administration, 1991
B.A., University of Maryland

John J. Haller
Assistant Director of Institutional Research, 2013
B.A., University of Akron; M.A., California State University, San Bernardino

Brian Hill ‘99
Media Technology Specialist III, 2001
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Blake Horridge
Associate Registrar, Degree Audits & Advising, 2012
B.S., George Washington University; M.Div. American Baptist Seminary of the West

Cynthia Ann Humes
Associate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and Associate Professor of Religious Studies, 1990
(See Faculty )

Priya S. Junnar
Director of the Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 2014
B.A., UC Berkeley; M.A., Yale University; M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University

Shana M. Levin
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Crown Professor of Psychology and George R. Roberts Fellow, 1998
(See Faculty )

Kristen Mallory
Director of Global Education and Off-Campus Study, 2004
B.A., Linfield College; M.A., School for International Training

Micheal M. Malsed
Assistant Director of Student Technology Services, 1997
B.S., California Southern University

Janice Marino
Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services, 2002
B.S., M.S., University of Sunderland, United Kingdom

Mellissa Martinez
Assistant Director of Multilingual Writing, 2013
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., California State University, Fullerton

Melissa M. McCrickard
Assistant Director of Career Services, 2017
B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., University of Redlands

John Meany
Director of Forensics, 1987

Elizabeth Milev ‘05
Director of External Relations for the Robert Day Scholars Program, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A., Claremont Graduate University

Elizabeth S. Morgan
Registrar & AVP for Academic Affairs, 1999
A.B., Hope College; M.A., University of Illinois

Colleen M. Murphy
Associate Director of Career Services, 2016
B.A., Indiana University, Bloomington; M.S., Miami University

Gary S. Salata
Assistant Director of Career Services, 2016
B.A., University of California, San Diego

Scott D. Sherman
Senior Director of Social Innovation and Co-Curricular Programming, 2016
B.A., J.D., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Lee J. Skinner
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Associate Professor of Modern Languages (Spanish), 2008
(See Faculty )

Sherylle Tan
Director of Internships and Kravis Leadership Institute Research, 2004
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Toan Trac
Systems Specialist IV, 2006
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Linda Tuthill
Business Manager of Information Technology Services, 1999

Peter Uvin
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty & Professor of Government, 2015
(See Faculty  )

Elizabeth A. Walkenback
Assistant Director of the Robert Day Scholars Program, 2015
B.A., Cornell University

Evan H. Wollen
Assistant Director, Sponsored Internship Program, 2016
B.A., Amherst College; M.A., The Ohio State University

T. Colleen Wynn
Director of Institutional Research, 2004
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino; M.Ed. Azusa Pacific University

Keck Science Department

Jennifer Hull
Integrated Science Laboratory Director, 2013
B.S., M.S.,University of California, San Diego

Jill Jones
Pre-Health Professions Advisor, 2010
B.A., Binghamton University; M.A., New York University

Matthew S. Jones
Facilities Manager, 2016

Boyle Ke ‘99
Manager of KSD Technology & Scientific Instrumentation, 2003
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Ulysses J. Sofia
Dean of the W.M. Keck Science Department and Professor of Physics, 2017
B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Helen Tang
Chemical Hygiene Officer, Keck Science Department, 2011
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.P.H., California State University, Fullerton

Velda F. Yount
Assistant to the Dean of Joint Science/Program Administrator, Keck Science Department, 1983

Office of Student Affairs

Jessica M. Alampay
Director of International Place, 2008-2013, 2015
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies

Sharon K. Basso
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, 2016
B.A., Lafayette College; M.S., Shippensburg University; Ed.D., University of Delaware

Amy Bibbens
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Center of Civic Engagement, 2001-2008, 2010
B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.P.S., Cornell University

Vincent L. Greer
Associate Dean of Students of Diversity, Inclusion, and Residential Life, 2016
B.A., DePauw University; M.Ed., Northeastern University

Devon MacIver
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Activities, 2014
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; M.S., Northeastern University

Chrystal Orozco
Assistant Director of International Place, 2014
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., University of San Francisco

Sean J. Rollolazo
Assistant Director of Residential Life, 2014
B.S. Azusa Pacific University; M.S.Ed., Baylor University

Kari Rood
Assistant Director of Student Activities, 2014
B.B.A., Southern Methodist University

Office of Advancement

Elizabeth Algermissen
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2012
B.A., Yale University; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management

Colleen S. Bartlett
Assistant Vice President for Advancement, 2010
A.B., Dartmouth College

Martin Beck
Interim Director of Web Communications and Web Content Developer, 2016
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A., University of Missouri, Columbia

Susan Brinkama
Assistant Director of Planned Giving, 2000
B.S., Oregon State University

Dorothy Buchanan
Director of Special Events, 1998-2005, 2008
B.S., Lyon College

Maria Cabello
Assistant Director of Stewardship, 2007

Andrew Carrillo
Assistant Vice President for Advancement Operations and Donor Engagement, 2005
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Grace Comisso
Art Director, 2015
A.A., Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Susan M. Edwards
Associate Director of Institute Relations, 2007

Melissa Flanigan
Assistant Director of Development Services, Gifts Records and Research, 2004, 2005
B.S., AIB College of Business

Neel Garlapati
Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives and Institutional Philanthropy, 2013
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., University of Southern California

Cameron Grimm
Director of Creative Services: Video Productions and Graphic Design, 2013
B.A., Scripps College

James A. Jacobs
Assistant Director of Planned Giving, 1999-2001, 2013
B.S., Northwestern University; M.S., University of Wisconsin

Elizabeth C. Jager
Associate Director of Institutional Philanthropy, 2014
B.A., Chapman University

Jenna Kanegawa ‘14
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Student Programs, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Tessa B. Klarin
Assistant Director of Development Services, Fundraising Systems and Reports, 2016
A.A., A.S., Citrus College; B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Scott Kleinheksel
Director of Annual Giving, 2012-2014, 2015
B.A., Carleton College; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management

Celeste H. Ladd
Assistant Director of Insitutional Philanthropy, 2016
B.A., Bates College

Monica M. Lyons
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Volunteer Manager, 2017
B.A., Azusa Pacific University

Kimberly A. Ordunio
Director of Prospect Research, 2016
A.A., Citrus College; B.A., University of California, San Diego

Rebecca S. Pelen
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2016
B.A., Westmont College

Jessica G. Pfahler
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Communications and Analytics, 2016
B.A, Sonoma State University

Cameron Pinckney ‘04
Associate Director of Leadership Annual Giving, 2015
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Redlands

Kaitlyn Plummer
Assistant Director of Leadership Giving, 2011
B.A., Dickinson College

M. Darrin Roberts
Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2013
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University; M.A., Azusa Pacific University

Raymond Rotolo ‘76
Senior Director of Planned Giving, 1995
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Evan J. Rutter ‘06
Assistant Vice President for Alumni and Parent Relations, 2007
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Jeannie Scalmanini
Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2008
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Tatiana V. Shabelnik
Web Services Manager, 2012
B.S., Belarusian University of Culture; M.L.I.S, C.L.I.S., Louisiana State University

Carroll D. Stevens
Vice President for Advancement, 2016
B.A., LL.D., Georgetown College; J.D., University of Kentucky

Wen-chu Torrey Sun
Executive Director for Principal Gifts, 1978
B.A., Colorado College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Michael Sutton ‘76
Director of Advancement for Athletics, 1979
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.S., United States Sports Academy

Michael D. Tesauro
Writer/Editor, 2017
B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., M.F.A., Chapman University

Christopher P. Watts
Director of Athletic Communications, 2012
B.A., Principia College; M.A., University of San Francisco

Joann D. Young
Executive Director of Public Affairs, 2014
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Office of the General Council

Matthew G. Bibbens ‘92
Vice President for Administration and Planning, General Counsel, and Secretary of the College, 2000
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; J.D., Cornell Law School

Marcie Gardner
Assistant Vice President for Investigations, 2014
B.A., University of Redlands; J.D., University of California, Davis

Office of Investments

Michael J. Denny
Associate Vice President for Investments, 2012
B.S., Azusa Pacific University; M.B.A., University of La Verne

James J. Floyd
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, 2007
B.S., California Baptist University

Tristan J. Gerber
Senior Investment Analyst, 2017
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Department of Physical Education

Nicole M. Ayers
Assistant Director of Events and Operations, 2016
B.S., Juniata College; M.S., Duquesne University

Jodie R. Burton
Professor of Physical Education, Associate Director of Athletics, Senior Woman Administrator, and Head Women’s Golf Coach, 1979
(See Faculty )

Steven Graves
Head Athletic Trainer, 1992
B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Brian Smith
Equipment/Laundry Room Supervisor, 1988

Christopher M. Spells
Roberts Pavilion Manager and Director of Recreation, 2016
B.S., California State University, Fresno

Randall G. Town
Interim Associate Director of Athletic Operations, 1987
B.A., M.A.Ed., California State University, Stanislaus

Terrance J. Tumey
Director of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation and William B. Arce and George R. Roberts Fellow Professor of Physical Education, 2016
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management

Office of the Treasurer

Judy M. Arriola
Director of Student Accounts, 2013
B.A., M.B.A., University of La Verne

Robin J. Aspinall
Vice President for Business and Administration and Treasurer, 2002
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.A., Claremont Graduate University

Michelle A. Barlow
Assistant Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2017
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Carole Bliss
Assistant to the Treasurer, 1993

Janet Dreyer
Director of The Children’s School, 1997
B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Claremont Graduate School

Kenneth A. Eppinger
Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2016
B.A., University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Gary L. Erxleben
Grounds Manager, 2016

Andrea L. Gale
Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, 2009
B.S., University of Southern California; M.B.A., University of California, Irvine

Kathryn A. Kush ‘07
Assistant Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2007
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Robert Lawrence
Assistant Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2001
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara

Barbara Maxwell
Director of Budgeting and Grants Administrator, 1982
B.A., California State University, Long Beach

Agnes A. Sanchez
Senior Associate Director of Human Resources and Director of Recruiting, 2008
B.S., University of Phoenix; M.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Jessica A. Schatz
Senior Director of Finance, 2016
B.S., Azusa Pacific University

Erin J. Watkins
Associate Vice President for Finance and Assistant Treasurer, 2009
B.S., Azusa Pacific University