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The Provost's Office Co-Management Team of Donna Oliver, Chair of the Academic Strategic Planning Committee, Sylvia Lopez, Chair of the Faculty Status and Performance Committee, and Associate Deans, Lisa Anderson-Levy and Yaffa Grossman work together on Provost's Office business through weekly meetings, joint decision-making, and consultation with President Bierman.

Located on the third floor of Middle College, the Office of the Provost & Dean of the College manages faculty development, academic departments and programs, academic advising, and the Initiatives Program.

 

General Contact
3rd Floor, Middle College
700 College Street
Beloit, WI 53511

Phone: (608) 363-2667
Fax: (608) 363-2717

 

Donna Oliver
Chair, Academic Strategic Planning Committee
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Office: World Affairs Center, 201
Phone: (608) 363-2252
Email: oliverd@beloit.edu

Donna Oliver serves on Senior Staff, co-leads Beloit Forward Committee #1: The Budget Imperative, and coordinates strategic planning related to the academic program.

 

Sylvia Lopez
Chair, Faculty Status and Performance Committee
Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Office: World Affairs Center, 204
Phone: (608) 363-2253
Email: lopezs@beloit.edu

Sylvia Lopez serves on Senior Staff, co-leads Beloit Forward Committee #2: Understanding and Responding to Enrollment Declines, Retention Declines, and the Campus Experience, and is responsible for faculty personnel issues that involve conversations with the provost's office.

 

Yaffa Grossman
Associate Dean of the College
Director of Liberal Arts in Practice Center
Professor of Biology

Offices: Sanger Science Center 332 and Liberal Arts in Practice Center
Phone: (608) 363-2219
Email: grossman@beloit.edu

Associate Dean Grossman is responsible for advising oversight and support, Community Based Learning, Career Services, TRIO Programs, Help Yourself Program, Campus and Community Outreach Center, student/faculty research, and CELEB.  Yaffa Grossman serves on Beloit Forward Committee #4: The Turnaround.

 

Lisa Anderson-Levy
Associate Dean of the College
Professor of Anthropology

Office: Godfrey Anthropology Building, Room 110

Associate Dean Anderson-Levy is responsible for faculty development, summer program development, assessment, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Lisa Anderson-Levy serves on Beloit Forward Committee #3: Telling our Story to Ourselves and the Marketplace.

  

Sue Swanson
Chair of Natural Sciences
Professor of Geology
Weeks Endowed Chair in Physical and Human Geography

Office: Sanger Science Center 434
Phone: (608) 363-2132
Email: swansons@beloit.edu

Sue Swanson is responsible for science resource budgeting, planning, and coordination.

 

Sheila Gustafson
Assistant to the Provost and Dean of the College

Office: 3rd floor, Middle College
Phone: (608) 363-2263
Email: gustafss@beloit.edu

Sheila Gustafson is responsible for faculty salary budget, faculty search coordination, ASP support, department accounting, PPDC and Keefer accounting, new faculty support, and Academic Affairs support staff liaison

 

Kathryn A. Johnson
Executive Administrative Assistant

Office: 3rd floor, Middle College
Phone: (608) 363-2667
Email: johnsonka@beloit.edu

Kathryn Johnson is responsible for the front office and phones, faculty search coordination, Student Affairs liaison (honors terms, appeals), faculty and departmental assessment support, IDST, FS&P, and COA support, Senate administration, committee elections/assignments, event planning, and APM administration.

 

Academic Affairs Organizational Chart, 2018-19