Academic Affairs

Office of Academic Affairs

Provost & Staff

Ruth Striegel Weissman
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ext. 2010
Walter A. Crowell University Professor of the Social Sciences
rweissman@wesleyan.edu 
Ruth Striegel Weissman 
  • Direct Reports
      • Athletics
      • Center for the Arts
      • Institutional Research
      • NAGPRA
      • Registrar
      • University Librarian
Karen Anderson
Senior Associate Provost
Ext. 2337
kanderson@wesleyan.edu
Karen Anderson 
  • Direct Reports
      • Graduate Studies
      • Graduate Liberal Studies Program
      • Institutional Review Board
      • Wesleyan University Press
      • Wasch Center for Retired Faculty
 
Sheryl Culotta
Associate Provost
Ext. 3680
sculotta
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Faculty personnel administration
      • Faculty data reporting and data project development
      • Departmental and chair support
      • Budget planning
      • Pre-major faculty advising
      • Grants and donor utilization
      • Liaison and special projects

Academic Deans

Andrew Curran
Dean of Arts and Humanities and Director of Curricular Initiatives
Ext. 3110
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures acurran@wesleyan.edu
Andrew Curran
 
  • Key Responsibilities
    • Arts:

      • Art and Art History
      • College of the Moving Image
        • Cinema Archives
        • Film Studies
      • Dance
      • Music
      • Theater

      Humanities:

      • Asian Languages and Literatures
      • Classical Studies
      • College of Letters
      • English
      • German Studies
      • Less Commonly Taught Languages
      • Romance Languages and Literatures

      Interdiciplinary Porgrams:

      • East Asian Studies 

      Centers:

      • Freeman Center for East Asian Studies
      • Center for the Humanities
      • Davison Arts Center
      • Language Resource Center
      • Shapiro Writing Center
      • Writing Programs

Joyce Jacobsen
Dean of Social Sciences and Director of Global Initiatives
Ext. 2357
Andrews Professor of Economics
jjacobsen@wesleyan.edu

 

 

Joyce Jacobsen 
  • Key Responsibilities
    • Social Sciences:

      • American Studies
      • Anthropology
      • College of Social Studies
      • Economics
      • Government
      • History
      • Philosophy
      • Religion
      • Sociology

      Interdisciplinary Programs:

      • African American Studies
      • Archaeology Program
      • Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies
      • Latin American Studies
      • Medieval Studies
      • Russian & East European Studies
      • Science in Society

      Centers:

      • Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life
      • Center for Community Partnerships
      • Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship
      • Quantitative Analysis Center
      • Service-Learning Center
      • Center for African American Studies
      • Center for the Americas
      • Office of International Studies
      • PUblic Affairs Center

Ishita Mukerji
Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and Director of Technology Initiatives
Ext. 3110
Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 
imukerji@wesleyan.edu

 

Ishita Mukerji
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Astronomy
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Earth and Environmental Sciences
      • Mathematics and Computer Science
      • Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
      • Physics
      • Psychology

      Interdiciplinary Programs:

      • Environmental Studies
      • Neuroscience and Behavior

      Centers:

      • Center for Faculty Career Development
      • College of the Environment
      • McNair Program

      Facilities Management:

      • Animal Facilities
      • Hall-Atwater/Shanklin 

Staff

Megan Flagg
Executive Assistant to the Provost and Academic Deans
Ext. 2726
mflagg@wesleyan.edu

 

mflagg
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Administrative support for Provost
      • Administrative support for Academic Deans
      • Support Academic Secretary, Chair of the Faculty, and Chair of EPC
Eloise Glick
Faculty Personnel Analyst
Ext. 2708
eglick@wesleyan.edu

 

 Eloise Glick
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Faculty personnel processes and reporting
      • Faculty database and systems
      • Sabbaticals and leaves
      • Teaching evaluation data
      • Support Advisory Committee
      • Support Review & Appeals Board
      • Immigration issues

Shawn MacDuff
Associate Director, Financial Planning
Ext. 3954
smacduff@wesleyan.edu

 

 
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Supports the development, implementation, and management of the University’s operating budget.
      • Assists in budget management of external grants.
      • Collaborates with departments and fiscal managers in various areas of the University on budget matters.
      • Provides training for Pivot Tables, WFS Inquiry, and Budget Transfers.
Lisa Sacks
Coordinator, Office of Academic Affairs
Ext. 3428
lsacks@wesleyan.edu
Sacks
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Faculty Searches
      • Fiscal Manager for Academic Departments
      • Teaching Apprentice program
      • Course Assistant program
      • Coordinator for Institutional Review Board
      • Oversee the grader process, external reviews, one-day retreats
      • Oversee funding for course fees and field trips
      • Coordinator for Churchill and Goldwater Scholarships
      • Support the Office of Institutional Research 

       

Joy Vodak
Assistant Director, Office of Academic Affairs
Ext. 2705
jvodak@wesleyan.edu
 Joy Vodak
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Liaison for administrative support staff and Chairs on HR issues
      • Oversee computing and non-computing Capital process and awards
      • Oversee Grants in Support of Scholarship process and awards
      • Implements new portfolio applications
      • Process insurance claims
      • Support the Academic Secretary on faculty governance
      • Coordinate monthly administrative support staff meetings
      • Manage office work flow

Institutional Research

Rommel Guadalupe
Assistant Director
Ext. 2305
rguadalupe@wesleyan.edu
Rommel Guadalupe
Michael Whitcomb
Director
Ext. 5340
mwhitcomb@wesleyan.edu
Whitcomb

Office of the Academic Secretary

Thomas Morgan
Academic Secretary
Ext. 3351
tmorgan@wesleyan.edu
Tom Morgan 
  • Key Responsibilities
      • Provide guidance, strength, stability and consistency to faculty governance
      • Advise committees and individuals on matters of academic governance
      • Codify and clarify existing and new legislation, and provides substantive and logistical support for faculty leadership, the Advisory Committee, the Review and Appeals Board, and the Academic Council.
      • Serve as legislative archivist and parliamentarian and administers faculty elections.