CNS Deans Office – Staff Directory

Natural Science Building
288 Farm Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824 [map]
Main Phone: (517) 355-4470 | Fax: (517) 432-1054

Deans Office

R. James Kirkpatrick, Dean [BIOGRAPHYDean Kirkpatrick on LinkedIn ]
Room 104
(517) 355-4473

Faith Peterson, Executive Staff Assistant
Room 104
(517) 355-4473

R. Sekhar Chivukula, Associate Dean (Faculty Development) [website | R. Sekhar Chivukula on LinkedIn ]
Room 
125
(517) 884-5567

Academic Student Affairs

G. Mark Voit, Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies)
Room 101
(517) 353-1698

Richard Schwartz, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies)
Room 101A,
(517) 355-4474

Debra Dotterer, Assistant Dean and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Room 106
(517) 355-4475

Denise Benington, Office Assistant
Room 106
(517) 355-4470

Natalie Clark, Advisor
Room 108
(517) 884-0351

Janae Currington, Advisor
Room 108
(517) 353-8951

Mo Gerhardt, Advisor
Room 108
(517) 353-7153

Karen Lienhart, Study Abroad & Off-Campus Credit Program Specialist
Room 108
(517) 432-9260

Danielle Lopez, Coordinator of Student Success
Room 108
(517) 353-9833

Heidi Purdy, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Room 108C
(517) 432-2381

Teri Roache, Administrative Assistant
Room 
103A
(517) 432-1107

Carolyn Sekedat, Office Assistant
Room 108
(517) 355-8419

Chris Sell, Internship Coordinator
Room 106
(517) 884-6029

Karen Smith, Office Assistant for Study Abroad & Off-Campus Programs
Room 124
(517) 884-0519

Brian Telfor, Career Services
Room 108
(517) 355-8455

Susan Stoltzfus, SpartaNature Coordinator
Room 103
(517) 884-0385

Advancement Office

Corey Longley, Senior Director of Development Dean Kirkpatrick on LinkedIn
Room 5
(517) 353-1637

Becky Jo Farrington, Assistant Director of Development Dean Kirkpatrick on LinkedIn
Room 5
(517) 432-9738

Marie Hensley, Office Assistant
Room 5
(517) 353-9855

Val Osowski, Communications Director Val Osowski on LinkedIn
Room 5
(517) 432-4561

Ryan M. Ward, Digital Media and Training Manager
Room 5
(517) 884-7553

Karen Wenk, Associate Director of Development Dean Kirkpatrick on LinkedIn
Room 5
(517) 353-5962

Elizabeth Wheeler, Alumni Relations Dean Kirkpatrick on LinkedIn
Room 5
(517) 884-0290

Budget, Planning, Research and Administration

Dave DeWitt, Associate Dean Dean Kirkpatrick on LinkedIn
Room 122
(517) 432-0011

Jim Keller, Technology Assistant
Room 154
(517) 884-2187

Sonya Ribnicky, Budget Officer
Room 123
(517) 432-2586

Karen Maki, Accountant
Room 122
(517) 355-4472

Matt Stehouwer, Technology Manager
Room 154
(517) 355-9003

Liz Lynch, Data Resource Analyst
Room 103D
(517) 353-1858

Shari Townsley, Human Resources Coordinator
Room 103C
(517) 884-6262

Office of Research Support

Judy Brown, Director
Room 103
(517) 355-8460

Amy Smith, Research Administrator
Room 103
(517) 432-7166

Dania Diaz, Research Administrator
Room 103
(517) 355-8468

Elizabeth Soules, Research Administrator
Room 103
(517) 432-7165