Dean's Office Directory

LAS Administration
4th Floor, University Hall
Reception (312) 413-2500

Name Title Responsibilities Telephone    E-mail
Astrida Orle Tantillo Dean Chief academic and budgetary officer of the College, executive resource, academic policy and administrative decisions (312) 413-7329
Beth Allen Assistant Dean Administrative support for the Dean; Promotion and Tenure; Executive Officer reviews (312) 413-2504
Richard Alpern Associate Dean for Financial Operations Budget Planning; Fiscal Oversight; Financial Operations; Accounting; Payroll; Operations (312) 413-2509
Henrik Aratyn Associate Dean for Research and Facilities Capital Planning/Renovations; Space Utilization; Major Equipment; Promotion of Research (312) 413-9466
Gildardo (Lalo) Camacho
IT Support Associate
Support Desk
(312) 996-9596
Sara Connell Director of Engagement and Participation Advancement communications; publications; annual fund; alumni relations; departmental news and awards; LAS scholarships (312) 996-0046
Arlene Cortez Director of Development  Major gifts (312) 413-4368
Edward Drogos Dean's calendar, College-level events; faculty searches, office management (312) 355-0646
Alma Faust Director of Faculty Research Activities Funding opportunities, major grant applications (312) 413-4328
Trenace Ford Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs Curriculum and Program; Educational Policy Committee; New Programs; Less Commonly Taught Languages; Newberry Library; General Education (312) 413-2515
Agnes Herget
Assistant Dean
Project Management; Administrative Support to the Dean
(312) 413-2470
Rosilie Hernández Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs Student Academic Affairs related to LAS educational programs and policies, departments, and faculty. (312) 413-7563
Wendy Irvine
Assistant Dean & Director of Advancement Development and Major Gifts; Board of Visitors (312) 413-3469
Jannie Kirby Director of Communication and Marketing Communication and Marketing (312) 413-4366
Gwen Lazard Business/Administrative Associate Accounting; Graduate Student Human Resources; Payroll
(312) 996-3364
Linda Macias Assistant Director of Donor Relations Donor relations
(312) 413-3281
Dibyen Majumdar Executive Associate Dean of the College Fiscal and Research Oversight; Faculty Recruitment and Retention; Academic Program Review; Primary Liaison to the Office of Social Science Research; Information Technology (312) 413-2510
Jorge Martinez Romo Human Resource Associate Human Resources, Ethics training (312) 413-2506
Laura Oliver Assistant Dean Human Resources; summer school (312) 996-2169
Brian Roessler Executive Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Student Affairs Undergraduate Operations; Academic Advising (312) 413-2532
Myrna Romero
Graphic Designer
Graphic design for websites and print material
(312) 413-9363
Scott Rozman Web Application Developer Website, Web Application and Database support (312) 996-3361
Marya Schechtman Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Interdisciplinary Programs Faculty Affairs; Promotion and Tenure; Sabbaticals; Faculty Diversity; Faculty Development and Evaluation; Faculty Awards; Primary Liaison to the Humanities Institute; Primary Liaison to the Graduate College; Interdisciplinary Programs (312) 996-4687
Karen Sholeen Assistant Dean Human Resources and Finance (312) 413-2508
Ron Versetto Executive Director for IT Information Technology planning and leadership
(312) 413-9017
Montanee Wongchinsri Director of Finance and Budget Finance and Budget (312) 413-2507
Connie Zdenek
Director of College Analytics Data Analysis (312) 413-5697