Office of the Dean of Faculty

Norman F. Sprague Center

Norman F. Sprague Center

About the Dean’s Office

The Office of the Dean of the Faculty oversees the academic program, supports the faculty in their teaching and research, administers existing academic programs and explores new teaching and learning initiatives. We share in the College’s mission to provide a top-notch science and engineering education within a liberal arts context, so that our graduates are uniquely prepared to lead in their fields and understand their impact on society.

The Dean of the Faculty and Staff

Vice President and R. Michael Shanahan Dean of the Faculty

Lisa SullivanLisa Sullivan

Sprague 403
909.621.8122 (main office)
sullivan@hmc.edu
Message from the Dean

Associate Dean of Faculty

Kathy Van Heuvelen

Kathy Van Heuvelen

Sprague 412
909.607.9019
vanheuvelen@g.hmc.edu

Assistant to the Dean

Holly HauckHolly Hauck

Sprague 403
909.621.8340
hauck@hmc.edu

Executive Assistant to the Dean of Faculty

Esther HughesEsther Hughes

Sprague 403
909.621.8122
hughes@hmc.edu

Administrative and Budget Coordinator

Carissa SaugstadCarissa Saugstad

Sprague 403
909.607.0667
csaugstad@hmc.edu

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Marianne de LaetMarianne de Laet

Office (by appointment) Parsons 1275 or Division of Student Affairs
909.621.8125 (Kim Nykanen in DSA) 909.607.3812 (de Laet Parsons office)
delaet@g.hmc.edu or academicdeans-l@g.hmc.edu
Calendly link: http://calendly.com/delaet

  • Collaborates with the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, the Associate Dean for Academic Resources and Student Success, and the Director of Learning Programs in providing support for student academic success.
  • Serves as the ultimate academic adviser at the College.

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Elizabeth ConnollyElizabeth Connolly

Keck 1226 or Department of Student Affairs
909.607.2087 or 909.621.8125
connolly@g.hmc.edu or academicdeans-l@g.hmc.edu
Calendly Link: http://calendly.com/elizabeth-connolly

Core Curriculum Director

Ben WiedermannBen Wiedermann

Olin B161C
909.607.5330
bwiedermann@g.hmc.edu

  • Oversees Core scheduling, staffing and assessment.
  • Facilitates development of electives for first year students, both at Harvey Mudd and in the 5-Cs

Director of Summer Programs and Special Projects

Brandon IceBrandon Ice

Sprague 411
909.607.3148
bice@hmc.edu

  • Oversees the Summer Program.
  • Manages special projects within the purview of the Dean of the Faculty’s Office including but not limited to projects related to accreditation, space and building, grants writing, budgeting, and visiting delegations.

Assistant Vice President of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Laura Palucki BlakeLaura Palucki Blake

Sprague 101
909.607.8191
lpblake@hmc.edu

  • Partners with academic and administrative units to develop and manage comprehensive institutional research, assessment and strategic planning to support the curricular, analytical, informational, reporting needs of the college.
  • Coordinates and manages the WASC accreditation process, including serving as the institution’s liaison to the accrediting agency; assisting in the implementation of programmatic and assessment modifications and improvements.

Aye Mon Htut-RosalesAye Mon Htut-Rosales

Associate Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness 
909.621.8751
ahtutrosales@hmc.edu

  • Works with a wide range of offices and individuals across campus to conduct, manage, and support the accurate and timely collection and dissemination of information across the college.
  • Provides data and statistics to internal and external audiences and manages HMC’s program of teaching evaluations.

Kevin BiancoKevin Bianco

Assistant Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness
909.621.8925
kbianco@hmc.edu

  • Provides technical, organizational and analytical support for data reporting needs of the college.
  • Works with both the Office of the Registrar and the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness to define, develop and document data resources and processes that support institutional planning, analysis and process improvement.

Assistant Vice President of Sponsored Research and Projects

Colleen Coxx

Colleen Coxe

Sprague 406
909.607.7015
ccoxe@hmc.edu

  • Manages the College’s comprehensive corporate relations program to promote the College within the corporate sector.
  • Works closely with clinic directors and the academic community in the implementation of the Clinic Program, including assembling the annual project portfolio.
  • Develops partnership opportunities and funding sources to support college-based needs and programs.

Kelly Barker

Assistant Director of Special Projects
Sprague 410
909.607.0898
kbarker@hmc.edu

  • Coordinates special events, campus tours, and other corporate, sponsor and donor-related stewardship activities.
  • Handles administrative and budget details for corporate relations unit.

Nicole Wallens
Associate Director of Sponsored Research
Sprague 409
nwallens@hmc.edu
909.607.2843

Senior Director of Learning Programs

Wendy Menefee-LibeyWendy Menefee-Libey

Shanahan 1472
909.607.3626
menefee@hmc.edu

  • Oversees the Harvey Mudd Writing Center and stewards the College’s core writing program.
  • Oversees the Academic Excellence Program.

Director of Study Abroad

Rhonda Chiles

Platt Campus Center
909.607.3993
rchiles@hmc.edu

  • Oversees the Harvey Mudd Study Abroad Program.
  • Organizes outreach and recruitment for the Harvey Mudd Study Abroad program.
  • Develops and coordinates study abroad promotional programs, informational materials and various orientation sessions.

Director of Upward Bound

Angie AguilarAngie Covarrubias Aguilar

Platt Campus Center [downstairs]
909.621.8123
covarrubias@hmc.edu

  • Supervises Upward Bound staff, conducting staff meetings, staff training and evaluation, and personnel management.
  • Coordinates all programs and student academic assessment activities.
  • Organizes outreach efforts to parents, target school staff, the Harvey Mudd community, local community organizations, summer mentors and supporting agencies and programs.