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Staff

Kevin WilliamsKevin Williams
Dean, Graduate Studies

Provides leadership and coordination for campus-wide policies and procedures related to the graduate academic program; advises the Provost on matters pertaining to graduate study; formulates executive-level strategies for student recruitment and retention; administers Office of Graduate Studies; ensures coordination between Graduate Admissions and Academic Affairs; works with fellow Deans and graduate program directors to develop and interpret academic policies; advocates for support for graduate students and programs; meets individually with graduate students upon request; resolves issues related to graduate study.

Jonathan BartowJonathan Bartow
Vice Dean for Graduate Education

Guides and supports faculty efforts to develop and maintain academic program registrations; acts on behalf of Dean to administer and enforce academic policies; coordinates and supports operation of the Graduate Academic Council; oversees maintenance of Graduate Bulletin; serves as campus-wide resource for graduate students, faculty, and staff
jbartow@albany.edu
518-437-5062

Betty ShadrickDr. Betty P. Shadrick
Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
Director of Graduate Student Diversity
UAlbany NSF-AGEP Director

Guides and supports faculty efforts to develop and maintain academic program registrations; acts on behalf of Dean to administer and enforce academic policies; coordinates and supports operation of the Graduate Academic Council; oversees maintenance of Graduate Bulletin; serves as campus-wide resource for graduate students, faculty, and staff
bshadrick@albany.edu
(518) 442 - 3899 - Office
(518) 442 - 3922 - Fax

Michael DeRensis Michael DeRensis
Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
Director of Graduate Admissions

Manages Graduate Admissions operations, including admissions policy, application processing, and services
mderensis@albany.edu
(518) 437-3843

Florence BoltonFlorie Bolton
Staff Associate
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Studies

Manages student support awards program; maintains Graduate Bulletin and course master file; provides support to GAC Curriculum Committee; provides support to graduate students and faculty
fbolton@albany.edu
(518) 442-5121

Joanne BaronnerJoanne Baronner
Graduate Studies Secretary

Provides secretarial support to the Graduate Deans in their various functions, as needed; in particular coordinates dissertation and thesis submissions with and on behalf of graduate students; provides significant coordination on behalf of the office pertaining to University Commencement ceremonies; maintains files and updates graduate student records, graduate level courses, and graduate program registrations as called upon; generates correspondence related to the student services function of the office; provides support for the Diversity Teaching/Research Fellowship Program; and coordinates support procedures for graduate level Hudson-Mohawk Cross-Registration.
jbaronner@albany.edu
(518) 437-5061