Professor of Chemistry Richard Prigodich was appointed Interim Dean of the Faculty in January of 2013. Reporting to the President, he is the chief academic officer and the second ranking officer of the College.
The dean shares responsibility for academic administration with two associate deans. Although each member of the dean's staff operates with considerable autonomy in his or her respective sphere, each is responsible for keeping the dean informed of emerging issues and actions taken, and for working together as a part of a coordinated team.
The associate deans (and general areas of responsibility) are:
| Sheila M. Fisher|
Associate Academic Dean and Associate Professor of English
Diversity Officer; Curriculum Committee (secretary); General Education Council (secretary); Director, Guided Studies Program; First-Year Program, Writing Center and Internship Office oversight; Graduate Fellowships Committee; Trustee Excellence Awards; Catalogue liaison with Communications Office.
(Williams Memorial 226, 860-297-2457)
Associate Academic Dean and Professor of Mathematics
Manages academic budget, including travel and research funds, and is first point of contact for department chairs and program directors regarding adjunct staffing needs; coordinates assessment initiatives.
(Williams Memorial 232, 860-297-2290)
Three staff members, functioning as a team, provide a range of administrative support services to the Dean's Office, the faculty, various committees, and others engaged in academic administration.
|| Janet A. Marotto|
Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty, manages the Dean's calendar and the daily flow of activity within the Dean of Faculty's Office.
(Williams Memorial 120, 860-297-2144)
|| Sylvia W. DeMore|
Special Assistant to the Dean of Faculty, assists the dean with all matters pertaining to the A & P Committee and the Educational Policy Committee, contract renewals, appointment letters, leave requests, faculty profiles, and faculty newsletters.
(Williams Memorial 228, 860-297-2152)
|| Nan Horton|
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Academic Deans, provides primary support for the work of Deans Fisher and Stein. She also assists with the work of the Faculty Research Committee and the Ann Plato Search Committee. Nan is also responsible for the administration of all faculty reimbursement requests.
(Williams Memorial 232, 860-297-2128)