2015-2016 Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2020  
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration



Office of the President

Hiram E. Chodosh
President and Professor of the College, 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

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

Teresa S. Hidalgo
Senior Assistant to the Vice President for Administration and Planning, General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary of the College, 1985

Office of Admission and Financial Aid

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
Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions, 2013
B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.S., University of Tennessee

Russell C. Gasaway
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
Associate Director of Financial Aid, 1997

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

Jessica D. Jackson
Admission Counselor, 2013
B.A., Elmira College

Catherine M. Mayfield
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, 2000
B.A., Pitzer College

Yaneli Ruiz ‘12
Admission Counselor, 2013
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs
Director of Admission, 2005
B.A., M.Ed., University of Southern California

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

Office of Civil Rights and Title IX

Nyree Gray
Title IX Coordinator & Chief Civil Rights Officer, 2014
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; J.D., Southwestern Law School

Office of the Dean of the Faculty

Kevin J. Arnold
Director of Graduate Admission for the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, 2001
B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point; M.S.E.S., Naval Postgraduate School; M.Ed., Oklahoma University

Bidushi Bhattacharya
Director of Sponsored Research, Keck Science Department, 2011
B.A., B.S., Rutgers University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Mitchell Brown
Assistant Director/Media Technology Services, 1989

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

Michelle Chamberlain
Interim Executive Director of the Robert Day Scholar Program, 2008
B.A., University of Southern California; M.Ed., Claremont Graduate University; J.D., Southwestern Law School

Zachary Courser
Associate Director fo the David Dreier Roundtable and Visiting Assistand Professor of Government, 2006
M.A., University of Virginia

Christine Crockett ‘01
Associate 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 B. Dennis ‘97
Director of Administration and Programs for the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, 2003
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A., Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Nancy Faust
Supervisor of Academic Support Services, 2002

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

Dianna M. Graves ‘98
Director of Academic Planning, 2001
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

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

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

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

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

Kristen Mallory
Director of 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
Director of Instructional Technology and Client Services, 2002
B.S., M.S., University of Sunderland, United Kingdom

Mellissa Martinez
International Student Language Support Coordinator, 2013
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., California State University, Fullerton

John Meany
Director of Forensics, 1987

Elizabeth S. Morgan
Registrar and Director of Institutional Research, 1999
A.B., Hope College; M.A., University of Illinois

Erica A. Nichols
Assistant Director of Academic Planning and Administration, 2012
B.S., M.Ed., University of La Verne

Detlef Ott
Departmental Coordinator, Keck Science Department, 1986
B.A., California State University, Los Angeles

Marion Preest
Professor of Biology and Interim Dean of W.M. Keck Science
(See Faculty  )

Velda Ross
Assistant to the Dean of Joint Science/Program Administrator, Keck Science Department, 1983

Fred Reimann
Assistant Director of Infrastructure Design and Data Center Operations, 1999

Ronald E. Riggio
Associate Dean of the Faculty and Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership & Organizational Psychology, 1996
(See Faculty )

Stephen Siegel ‘87
Director, Silicon Valley Program and Sr. Development Officer, 1990-93, 2000
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A., Peter F. Drucker & Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University

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

Michael Sutton ‘76
Director of Physical Education and Athletics and Professor of Physical Education, 1979
(See Faculty )

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

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

Sara E. Thompson
Director of Leadership Programs, 2013
B.S., M.A., University of Illinois

Linda Tuthill
Business Manager of Information Technology Services, 1999
B.A., Principia College; M.A., University of San Francisco

Marisa Walter ‘98
Interim Director of the External Relation for the Robert Day Scholars Program, 2011
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Claremont Graduate University

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

Jeremy Whaley
Director of Information Systems and Network Services, 2002
B.S., California Baptist University, Riverside

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

Office of Student Affairs

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

Scott Busiel
Assistant Director, Event and Social Media Coordinator, 2015
B.S., University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC; M.S., Oklahoma State University

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

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

Barbara Guerra-Torres
Assistant Director of Residential Life, 2014
B.A., Reed College; M.Ed., Seattle University

Marsha Habib
Assistant Director of International Place, 2013
B.A., Wellesley College; M.Ed., Boston University

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

Jason Jeffrey
Assistant Director of Career Services and Coordinator of Sponsored Internships, 2004-08, 2010
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

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

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

Adam Pruett
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Recreational Sports, 2010
B.A., University of West Florida; M.Ed., University of Kentucky

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

Elizabeth Saliba ‘05
Associate Director, Employer Relations Manager, 2014
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A., Claremont Graduate University

Diana Seder
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Career Services, 2008
B.A., Whitman College; M.B.A., Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University

Mary J. Spellman
Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, 2010
B.A., Occidental College; M.S., Indiana University; Ed. D., St. Mary’s College of California

Eric G. Vos
Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life, 2011
B.A., Middlebury College; M.S., Northwestern University

Kristin J. Weyman
Associate Dean of Students, 2013
B.A., Middlebury College; M.S.E.D., Northwestern University

Office of Advancement

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

James Baillie
Director of Prospect Research, 2012
B.S., Excelsior College; M.S.L.I.S., Syracuse University

Colleen S. Bartlett
Senior Institute Relations Officer, 2010
A.B., Dartmouth College

Max Benavidez
Associate Vice President for Public Affairs, Communication, and Marketing, 2011
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

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

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

Andrew Carrillo
Director of Advancement Operations and Donor Relations, 2005
B.A., University of California, Irvine

Grace Comisso

Art Director, 2015

A.A., Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Caitlin M. Drulis ‘06
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2011
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Susan M. Edwards
Assistant 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
Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations, 2013
B.A., Pomona College; M.A., University of Southern California

Cameron Grimm
Director of Video Operations, 2013
B.A., Scripps College

Elizabeth Hartnett
Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Giving, 2014
B.A., Chapman University

Elizabeth Hersh
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Alumni Ambassadors
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; J.D., SUNY Buffalo Law School

Ernest B. Iseminger
Vice President for Advancement, 2010
B.A. Washington State University

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

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

Alia Kate
Associate Director of External Relations, 2014
B.A., Oberlin College

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

Jessica Kurrle-Bair
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Parent Fund, 2014
B.A., University of Southern California

Todd Mandel
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2011
B.A., Oberlin College; M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Nicholas Owchar ‘90
Director of Development Communication and Content Production, 2012
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., Boston University

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

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

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

Evan J. Rutter ‘06
Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2007
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Rachel M. Sanchez
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Res Publica, 2011
B.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

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

Bryan C. Schneider
Director of Integrated Communication, 2013
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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

Elizabeth Walkenbach
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations, 2015
B.A., Cornell University

K. Josh Walter ‘01
Associate Director of Leadership Giving, 2006
B.A., Claremont McKenna College

Lorraine Wang
Director of Web Design and New Media Productions, 2013
B.A., Yale University

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

Aleta F. Wenger
Executive Director for International Programs, 2008

B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.P.A., University of Washington, Seattle

Joann Young

Director of Media Relations, 2014

B.A., University of California, Irvine

Office of Investigations

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
Assistant 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.

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

Carole Bliss
Assistant to the Treasurer, 1993

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

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

José Huezo
Associate Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 1987
B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; M.B.A., University of Phoenix

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

Frank Perri
Director of Construction, 2008
B.S., Central Connecticut State University

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

Melissa Schild ‘01
Assistant Vice President for Facilities, 2015
B.A., Claremont McKenna College; M.A., University of Southern California

Marsha Tudor
Associate Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 1999
B.A., California State University, East Bay

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

Brian Worley
Director of Facilities and Campus Services, 2007
B.A., Pomona College