Directory

Kevin Williams
Dean, The Graduate School

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 The Graduate School; 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 The Graduate School

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

Jon Bartow

Shanise Kent
Assistant Dean

Directs University-wide career and professional development for graduate students; manages programs and grants that support diversity and access (e.g., Carson Carr Diversity Fellowship Program, Graduate Opportunity Program, and National Science Foundation Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation); 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 The Graduate School

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

Tara Curley
Director of Finance and Administration
Assistant to the Dean of The Graduate School

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

Colleen Davis
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Assistant to the Dean of The Graduate School

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

cdavis@albany.edu
(518)437-5063

Sean Pease
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions Services
Assistant to the Dean of The Graduate School

Responsible officer for public service contact services, admission decision processing, and departmental communications

spease@albany.edu
(518)437-5070

Soha Acosta
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions 
Assistant to the Dean of The Graduate School

Responsible for all international admissions and credential review and issuance of the initial Form I-20, primary contact for campus tours and recruitment events both on and off campus and supervisor of the graduate ambassador program.

szacosta@albany.edu
(518)437-5049

Katie Bartlett
Coordinator of Web, Marketing and Social Media

Leads the marketing efforts of the office including social media, website maintenance, and designing materials used to promote graduate programs at the University at Albany.

kbartlett2@albany.edu
(518)442-3980