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Department Administration

Caroline Freund, Dean
Meredith D’Angelo, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Chris Jones, Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration
Ruthie Pyles, Assistant Dean for Community Engagement and Business Development

Quick Reference: Responsibility Matrix

Function Primary Staff Secondary Staff
Admissions  Sonja Steinbrech
Alumni TBD
Audio Visual Issues GPS Help
Community Relations  GPS Media
Communications Amy Robinson
Computing Support  GPS Help
Contracts and Grants  Misty Cervantes Nguyen
Copier/Scanner/Fax Assistance GPS Help Front Desk Interns 
Course Scheduling and Support  Nancy Gilson
Department Manager  Chris Jones
Development and Fundraising Donna Armand
Events–Research Centers Maggie Heimann
Events–IGCC Marie Thiveos Stewart
Events–General Maggie Heimann
Executive Education/GLI Grace Osborne
Facilities Anna Ariola
Faculty Benefits  Website
Faculty Compensation Chris Jones
Faculty Committees Chris Jones
Faculty Leave of Absence Alice Shnitkind
Fund Management GPS Chartstrings and Team Assignments Misty Cervantes Nguyen
Graduate Travel/Research Grants  Misty Cervantes Nguyen
Hiring–Graduate Students  Nancy Gilson
Hiring–Undergraduate Students  Jana Stewart
Instructional Support  Nancy Gilson
Keys Anna Ariola
IRB Vanessa Pool Misty Cervantes Nguyen
MOUs Chris Jones
Office Supplies Anna Ariola Front Desk Interns 
Office for Students with Disabilities Liaison Nancy Gilson
Parking Website 
Payroll–Faculty and Staff Alice Shnitkind
Payroll–Graduate Students Nancy Gilson
Postdoctoral Scholar Appointments Alice Shnitkind
Press, Media and Op-Ed Inquires–Faculty Christine Clark GPS Media
Press Clips–Faculty Amy Robinson GPS Media
Reimbursements/Purchasing Misty Cervantes Nguyen GPS Chartstrings and Team Assignments
Room Reservation Nancy Gilson
Software GPS Help
Student Career Services  Stephanie Boomhower
Student Financial Support Nancy Gilson
Student Organization Sponsorships Jerry Pang
TA and Reader Assignments Nancy Gilson
Teaching Credits Chris Jones
Textbook Orders Nancy Gilson
Travel Misty Cervantes Nguyen UC San Diego Travel & Entertainment
Visiting Scholars Alice Shnitkind
Web–Faculty Pages and Research Sites Amy Robinson  GPS Media