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

Shanise Kent
Assistant Dean of Graduate Education
Director of Graduate Student Diversity
UAlbany NSF Director

Directs University-wide career and professional development for graduate students; manages programs and grants that support diversity and access (e.g., Carson Carr Diversity Scholar Award Program, Graduate Tuition Opportunity Program, and National Science Foundation); collaborates with campus and community partners to support graduate student wellness, degree completion, and career outcomes; seeks new opportunities for grants and collaborative funding; and supports assessment and evaluation of graduate programs and procedures.

snkent@albany.edu
(518) 442-3980                   

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.

Admissions officer: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Social Welfare 

Degree services officer: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

jchampagne@albany.edu
(518) 442-3980

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

Responsible officer for graduate degree clearance, graduate student records maintenance, and website maintenance

Degree services officer: School of Business; Department of Computer Science; School of Criminal Justice; School of Education; College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity; Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy; School of Public Health; School of Social Welfare; College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering

cdavis@albany.edu
(518) 437-5063

Sean Pease
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Services
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Education

Responsible officer for public service contact services, 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

spease@albany.edu
(518) 437-5070

 

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

Responsible officer for International admissions and credentials

 

Tara Curley
Staff Associate
Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Education

Manages student support awards program; responsible for accounts and procurement management; manages budget and financial information for the Dean; provides support to graduate students and faculty
tcurley@albany.edu
(518) 442-5121

Kaya A. Phillips
Social Media and Communication Coordinator

kphillips@albany.edu
(518) 442-3980