A&S Leadership

Office of the Dean

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Valerio Ferme

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

155B McMicken Hall (ML 0367)

  • Responsible for the overall achievement of the college mission
  • Foster faculty and student research, and promote collaborative endeavors
  • Manage the college's full range of operations, including strategic, programmatic, financial and fiscal
  • Develop and execute an effective strategy for college fundraising
  • Corresponds with faculty, staff, students, alumni and administration; across departments; within the university; and throughout the community at large
  • Supervises, appoints, and reviews all assistant and associate deans
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Christopher Carter

Divisional Dean, Humanities, Professor of English

150 McMicken Hall

(513) 556-0740

  • Oversees the Humanities division, including Classics, English, German Studies, History, Judaic Studies, Philosophy, and Romance Language and Literatures
  • Represents the Dean's office at the Undergraduate Directors Council
  • Supports writing-enriched curriculum throughout the Arts and Sciences
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Margaret Hanson

Divisional Dean, Natural Sciences

151A McMicken Hall

(513) 556-5896

  • Oversees the Natural Sciences division, including Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Psychology
  • Represents the Dean’s office at the Graduate Council
  • Leads the college’s Sensors research theme
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Sarah Jackson

Divisional Dean, Social Sciences

  • Oversees the Social Science Division, including Africana Studies, Anthropology, Communication, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, and Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • Represents the Dean's office with the following groups: Research Advisory Board, IRB Advisory, Faculty Senate, and the Innovation Council
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Littisha A. Bates

Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence and Community Partnerships

  • Leads the college in our effort to be a leader in equity and inclusion
  • Establish and support college wide equity and inclusion policies impacting students, staff, faculty and our community.
  • Oversees the implementation of college wide equity and inclusion policies
  • Acts as the college’s liaison for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives
  • Cultivate community partnerships
  • College Coordinator: Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
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Cammie Hulett

Associate to the Dean and Scholarship Coordinator

115 McMicken Hall

(513) 556-5858

  • Preparation and delivery of faculty offer letters
  • College Administrator for the eRPT dossier system
  • Oversight of Dean’s Office college records
  • College-wide event planning and meeting coordination

Student Services

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Lisa Holstrom

Senior Assistant Dean

2144 French Hall West

(513) 556-9172

  • Provides leadership and management of the College of Arts and Sciences Academic Services operations for undergraduate recruitment, advising and student support
  • Oversees and supervises College staff with responsibilities for recruitment, admissions, orientation, advising, records management, and related academic support
  • Ensures all students experience a welcoming environment with accessible and accurate advising
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Jeannette L. Songer Mautner

Senior Assistant Dean for Administrative Processes

French Hall West, 2nd Floor (Mail Location 0037)

(513) 556-5876

  • Provide leadership and management of student-focused processes and procedures, including degree certification, satisfactory academic progress and evaluation of all transfer credits
  • Long-standing participation in multiple University Committees focused on student success
  • Serve as resource to A&S faculty and staff in an effort to provide up-to-date information and support for our students
  • Provide support in the resolution of student issues throughout their undergraduate career
  • Manage talented staff of individuals who handle multiple responsibilities related to student processing, from point of entry to graduation
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Allison Logan

Assistant Dean, Declared Student Advising & Center for Exploratory Studies

2624 French Hall West

(513) 556-6538

  • Provides vision, leadership and direction for the College of Arts & Sciences Declared Advising unit and the Center for Exploratory Studies
  • Oversees all the College of Arts & Sciences Advising functions and supervises a team of 17 professional advisors
  • Represents and Advocates for all Arts and Sciences advising needs in University Committees
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Carol Tonge Mack

Assistant Dean of Academic Services

2126 French Hall West

(513) 556-6541

  • Student Retention and Success
  • Students At-risk: Academic Alert and Probationary Students
  • College Conduct Administrator---Academic Misconduct for undergraduate students
  • College Liaison: GEN-1 Theme House
  • Architect and Facilitator: Award-winning Cultural Competence Workshops for faculty and staff
  • Co-direct the PR1ZE (Putting Retention 1st in the Zest for Excellence) Mentoring Program for African-American Students
  • Advisor: Cariba Caribbean Student Organization

Business Office

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Marcia Miladinov

Executive Business Officer

114B McMicken Hall

(513) 556-5854

  • Long-range Financial Planning
  • Oversee day to day business operations
  • Space and Facilities Planning
  • Supervise the budget support staff in the college and oversee all business and financial matters for the college. 
  • Serve as a member of the Dean’s cabinet to advise the Dean and his leadership team on the management of all college finances and related matters
  • Manage the college budget submission process including budget formulation
  • Oversee (PBB) Performance Based Budgeting  and the associated impact on the college
  • Create proforma financial statements for new college ventures
  • Develop navigational budget reports to aide in forecasting
  • Assist the dean , faculty, and staff in the development of entrepreneurial and revenue-generating activities
  • Provide advice and technical assistance to the Dean and department Heads on cost analysis, funds allocation, and budget preparation and management
  • Work with the dean to develop and recommend financial and administrative policies and procedures that will help strengthen the college finances
  •  Development of Departmental PBB reports
  • Partner with the Dean, Department Heads and the Provost office in helping us strengthen the financial position of the college
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Cindy Treacy

Assistant Director, Grants

(513) 556-3533

  • Assist faculty and staff with researching, locating, developing, writing, and administering federal, state, and private grants, contracts, and external funding sources.
  • Implement policies to ensure compliance with funding agency regulations
  • Oversee and ensure compliance of grants.
  • Conduct or carry out work procedures and activities in accordance with local, state, federal, and university regulations.
  • Oversee proposal preparation and submission process.
  • Pre-award duties in providing oversight of Federal and non-Federal grants for the College of Arts & Sciences.

Development

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Michael Griffin, MBA

Senior Director of Development

147 McMicken Hall

(513) 556-3772

  • Chief development officer for the college
  • Plan and execute fundraising activities for A&S
  • Assist departments on fundraising efforts
  • Manage A&S Foundation staff