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Academic Affairs staff

Dean of the College (Pareena Lawrence)

Office: Founders Hall
(309)794-7312
PareenaLawrence@augustana.edu

  • Academic Affairs Office and staff
  • Strategic planning
  • Higher Learning Commission accreditation
  • Academic planning
  • Oversight of all academic departments, programs, and offices
  • Tenure track hiring
  • Faculty staffing and loads
  • Budget
  • Tredway Library
  • Swenson Center
  • Augustana Teaching Museum of Art
  • Registrar
  • Center for Faculty Enrichment
  • Institutional Research
  • Faculty Council and full faculty meetings (consult)
  • Working with the Board of Trustees
  • Committees: President's Cabinet, Faculty Welfare Committee, General Education, Budget, Jaeke Awards

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Academic Initiatives (Wendy Hilton-Morrow)

Office: Founders 116
(309) 794-7313
Wendyhilton-morrow@augustana.edu

  • Art Museum Liaison
  • Annual Dept. Goods and Services Budget Liaison
  • Faculty Development (in collaboration with CFE)
  • Friday Conversations
  • Grade Appeals
  • Grants (SPMA & APT PMA, Humanities Fund, New Faculty Research, Presidential Research, Blended/Connection)
  • Summer School
  • TEAGLE Grants
  • Title IX Officer
  • Office Management
  • Program Reviews
  • Visiting and Fellow Hires
  • Committees: Diversity Initiatives, Academic Technology, Humanities Fund, EPC
     

Associate Dean for Academic Student Success and Persistence (Kristin Douglas)

Office: Founders Hall
(309) 794-3443
KristinDouglas@augustana.edu

  • Advising (CORE)
  • Attendance disputes
  • First-Year Experience
  • Honor Code/Council
  • Liaison to Student Life
  • Orientation and registration
  • Reading/Writing Center
  • Retention/Persistence Initiatives
  • Summer Academy
  • Transfer issues
  • Tutoring
  • Committees: Student Policies Committee

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Enrichment (Jeff Ratliff-Crain)

 

Office: Founders Hall
(309) 794-7331
JeffreyRatliff-Crain@augustana.edu

  • General education curriculum and assessment
  • CORE (Augie Choice, Student Research, National Fellowships & Scholarships, Board of Trustee Fellow)
  • Course approval process
  • Institute for Leadership and Service (ILS)
  • Symposium Days/Celebration of Learning
  • General Education Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  • Institute for Leadership and Service
  • HLC Criterion 3
  • Admissions Liaison
  • Academic Facilities Renovation
  • Committees: Gen Ed, GPG, Symposium, Student Research

The Office of Academic Affairs also includes:

Mark Salisbury, director of Institutional Research and Assessment,  (309) 794-7504.

Kimberly Dyer, part-time research assistant for Institutional Research and Assessment.  (309)794-7148

Administrative assistants Sherry Docherty, (309) 794-7312, Michelle Heinrichs, (309) 794-7311, and Mary Koski, (309) 794-7328.

Updated 10/8/14