The University of Iowa

Graduate College Directory

Graduate College Offices

Dean's Administrative Offices

201 Gilmore Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1320
319-335-2143

Academic Affairs Office

205 Gilmore Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1320
319-335-2144

Graduate Student Success

413 Gilmore Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1320
319-335-2147

Office of Graduate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

201 Gilmore Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1320
319-335-2147

Office of Postdoctoral Scholars

201 Gilmore Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1320
319-335-2136

Graduate College Staff

Graduate College Leadership »

Dean John Keller

Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Education
Dean of the Graduate College

201 Gilmore Hall
Steven Varga
Steven Varga

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Graduate Student Development
Graduate program reviews & formal academic grievances

319-353-2361
205 Gilmore Hall
Shelly Campo
Shelly Campo

Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs
Fellowships, DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion), postdoc affairs, responsible conduct of research, commencement & GA overloads

319-335-2136
201 Gilmore Hall

Administration, Finance, HR, Scholarships, and Fellowships »

Donna Welter
Donna Welter

Executive Director of Operations
Finance and budget, human resources, internal fellowships, graduate student employment, scholarships & facilities

319-335-2145
201 Gilmore Hall
Tanesha Herman
Tanesha Herman

HR Manager

319-335-1287
201 Gilmore Hall
Jennifer Crawford
Jennifer Crawford

Administrative Services Specialist

319-335-3493
201 Gilmore Hall
Wendy Danger
Wendy Danger

Assistant to the Dean
Calendar and meeting planning, commencement, program accreditation reporting, professional program action & general questions/data requests

319-384-1310
201 Gilmore Hall
Cindy Fetters
Cindy Fetters

Secretary
General questions, reception & form intake

319-335-2144
205 Gilmore Hall
Paul Meintel
Paul Meintel

Administrative Services Coordinator
Underrepresented Minority (URM) fellowships/scholarships, Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP), Summer Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC), professional development (operational support/scholarships) & postdocs

319-335-2147
205 Gilmore Hall
Kathy Klein Gerling
Kathy Klein Gerling

Secretary
General questions, reception & form intake

319-335-3492
201 Gilmore Hall

Academic Programs/Progress, Dissertation/Thesis »

Heidi Arbisi-Kelm
Heidi Arbisi-Kelm

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs
AAO administration, student concerns, DGS assistance & program actions

319-335-2135
201 Gilmore Hall
Anne Sparks
Anne Sparks

Academic Affairs Coordinator
Degree clearance, non-degree study advising & registration

319-335-2146
205 Gilmore Hall
Erin Kaufman
Erin Kaufman

Academic Affairs Coordinator
Thesis & dissertation

319-335-3599
205 Gilmore Hall
Fran Boyken
Fran Boyken

Academic Affairs Coordinator
Degree audit & U2G (Undergraduate to Graduate) program

319-335-4042
205 Gilmore Hall
Wanda Osborn
Wanda Osborn

Professional Employee
Sample Plans, Academic & Curricular Planning Projects

205 Gilmore Hall

Graduate Student Success »

Jen Teitle
Jennifer R. Teitle

Assistant Dean for Graduate Development and Postdoctoral Affairs
Graduate student career and professional development workshops, collaborations & campus initiatives

319-335-3597
413 GILH
Elizabeth Savelkoul
Elizabeth Savelkoul

Graduate Fellowships Specialist, Graduate Student Success
National fellowships & career advising (STEM graduate students and postdocs)

319-335-3432
415 Gilmore Hall (M-W), 386 MRC (Th-F)
Brady Krien
Brady Krien

Graduate Careers and National Fellowship Advisor
National fellowships & career advising (Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts)

319-467-1808
410 Gilmore Hall
LIsa Kelly
Lisa Kelly

CIRTL Program Coordinator
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) & Graduate Student Orientation

319-335-3145
412 Gilmore Hall
Vivian Sheridan
Vivian Sheridan

Program Coordinator
Professional development workshop coordination, data and assessment, GradNav Newsletter & 3MT Competition

319-467-2930
411 Gilmore Hall

Office of Graduate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion »

Elizabeth Lara
Elizabeth Lara

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) outreach and support & Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)

319-384-2704
201 Gilmore Hall
Joe Henry
Joseph Henry

Outreach and Recruitment
URM (Underrepresented minority, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & Persons of Color) & DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) recruitment

319-335-2138
205 Gilmore Hall

Technical Support »

Andy Jenkins
Andrew Jenkins

Director of Information Technology
Business process and data support, academic and administrative IT liaison, IT purchasing & IT planning

319-353-2321
201 Gilmore Hall
Sean Adams-Hiett
Sean Adams-Hiett

Senior Application Developer
Web application development, web strategy development and support & campus web liaison

319-335-2215
420 Gilmore Hall
John Riehl
John Riehl

Web Content Strategist
Web content creation and support, Qualtrics & Universal Workflow

319-384-1309
420 Gilmore Hall
Archit Agarwal
Archit Agarwal

Senior Business Intel Analyst
Business intelligence, data reporting & visualization

201 Gilmore Hall

External Relations »

Katie McKibben
Katie McKibben

Director of External Relations
Strategic Communications, Alumni Engagement, Development, Event Coordination & External Advisory Board Liaison

319-335-2815
205G Gilmore Hall
Cale Stelken
Cale Stelken

Creative Coordinator
Videography, photography & graphic design

563-552-6183
205 Gilmore Hall
Anders Frieberg
Anders Frieberg

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Writer/editor, social media content creation & social media analytics

201 Gilmore Hall

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