Associate deans

Heather Dillaway

Heather Dillaway
313-577-2520 / dillaway@wayne.edu

  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
    • Undergraduate academic advising
    • General education requirements
    • CLAS college group requirements
    • Undergraduate student success (grade appeals, student conduct, other services)
    • Undergrad enrollments (with Paul C.)
    • Undergraduate curriculum development (courses, programs)
    • Accelerated programs (with Ken J.)
    • Undergraduate retention
    • Student scholarships
    • Undergraduate student diversity and inclusion
    • Michigan Association of State Universities
    • Public Health Program

Ken Jackson

Ken Jackson 
313-577-2094

  • Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    • Accreditation
    • Assessment
    • First-year programs – learning communities
    • Recruitment – undergrad and graduate including orientations
    • CLAS graduate programs/CLAS Master's Office
    • Graduate faculty appointments
    • Graduate student funding
    • Graduate student retention
    • Graduate curriculum development (courses, programs)
    • Graduate enrollments
    • Graduate student success (grade appeals, student conduct, other services)
    • Accelerated programs (with Heather D.)
    • Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA)
    • Grad student teacher training
    • Liaison to Graduate School
    • Graduate student diversity and inclusion
    • Online courses and programs (with Claudio V.)

 

Ratna Naik

Ratna Naik
313-577-2818 / rnaik@wayne.edu

  • Associate Dean of Personnel
    • Academic staff ESS promotions (with Heather D.)
    • Faculty searches and hiring
    • Chair and director searches
    • Faculty promotion and tenure
    • Faculty salary processes
    • Faculty development and mentoring
    • Faculty diversity and inclusion
    • Faculty renewals and retention
    • Sabbaticals, leaves, modified duties
    • Contract issues
    • Lecturer hiring
    • Adjunct and emeritus position requests
    • Retirement and phased retirement
    • Negotiations
    • Course enrollments

Claudio Verani

Claudio Verani
313-577-2530 / claudio.verani@wayne.edu

  • Associate Dean for Research and Space
    • Undergraduate research development
    • Humanities and social science research development (with Ken J.)
    • Grant getting 
    • Research awards
    • Language lab
    • Student service fee
    • Online learning (with Ken J.)
    • Space – allocation, renovation
    • Liaison to OVPR
    • Subventions and research matching
    • Post-docs
    • Museum development
    • Safety issues
    • Technology/IT

 

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