Office Directory

Kevin Williams
Dean, Graduate Education

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 Education; 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.

Kevin Williams

Jonathan 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

Jon Bartow

Michael DeRensis
Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment Management

The Assistant Dean serves as responsible officer for planning and coordination of targeted graduate recruitment initiatives as directed by the Dean of Graduate Education.  The incumbent also provides redundant support for several graduate admissions operations and international regulatory compliance as required.  The Assistant Dean reports to the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of Graduate Studies.
mderensis@albany.edu
(518) 437-3843

Michael DeRensis
Graduate Admissions Staff

Jane Champagne
Director of Graduate Admissions
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Education

Manages Graduate Admissions operations, including admissions policy, application processing, and services .  Responsible officer for management of application processing services and associate for unit operations management
jchampagne@albany.edu
(518) 442-3980

Admissions officer:
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Computing and Information
College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering
School of Social Welfare 

Degree services officer:
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Computing and Information

Colleen Davis
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Education

Responsible officer for graduate admissions public contact services
cdavis@albany.edu
(518) 442-3980

Degree services officer:
School of Business
School of Criminal Justice
School of Education
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
School of Public Health
School of Social Welfare
College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering

Erin Barrett
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Services
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Education

Responsible officer for International admissions and credentials
ebarrett@albany.edu
(518) 442-3980

Erin Barrett 

Sean Pease
Staff Associate

Responsible officer for admission decision processing and departmental communications

Admissions officer:
School of Business
School of Criminal Justice
School of Education
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
School of Public Health

 
Graduate Education Staff

Dr. Betty P. Shadrick
Assistant Dean of Graduate Education
Director of Graduate Student Diversity
UAlbany NSF-AGEP Director

Manages the NSF (National Science Foundation) grant; Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP); the Carson Carr Graduate Diversity Scholar assistantship; the Graduate Tuition Opportunity Program (GTOP).  Designs numerous student-focused activities to improve the recruitment, retention and graduation of graduate students and, in particular, graduate students from diverse cultural backgrounds
bshadrick@albany.edu
(518) 442 - 3899 - Office
(518) 442 - 3922 - Fax

Betty Shadrick

Florie Bolton
Staff Associate
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Education

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

Florie Bolton