The Dean's Office

Located on the second floor of I.G. Greer Hall, 201

The Dean's Office

Neva_Specht
Dr. Neva J. Specht
Interim Dean
828-262-3078
spechtnj@appstate.edu

Contact us about:

The Dean's Office and CASSH are
available to answer any of your
questions, please don't hesitate
to contact us. 


Jennifer_Burris
Dr. Jennifer L. Burris
Interim Associate Dean
828-262-6879
burrisjl@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Assessment
  • Summer School
  • Seats Management
  • Commencement
  • Outstanding Alumni 

 

Ruth_Cook
Ruth C. Cook
Business Officer
828-262-3078
cookrc@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Assistant to the Dean (Dean's Calendar)
  • Contracting, Personnel and Position Management
  • Reappointments; Promotion/Tenure; Post Tenure & Annual Reviews;
  • Faculty leaves (OCSA, Medical & Family)
  • Distinguished Professorship Endowment Funds
  • Summer School
  • Policies and Procedures 

 

Lauren_Maltba
Lauren Maltba
Administrative Support Specialist
828-262-3078
maltbaln@appstate.edu 

Contact me about: 

  • Donations
  • Assistant for Executive Director Advancement
  • Faculty/Staff Awards Program and Honor's Day
  • Administrative assistance for the Dean's & Departmental Chair Searches
  • Faculty compliance with SACS requirements
  • Travel
  • Curriculum Proposals 

 

Jennifer_Coffey
Jennifer Coffey
University Program Associate
828-265-8629
coffeyjg1@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Travel 
  • Program Management - (Blue Ridge Parkway, Humanities, Bill Morgan Fund)
  • Honorariums and Speaker Funds
  • Grant proposals
  • Administrative assistance for the Dean's office

  



Dru Henson 
Dr. Dru A. Henson
Associate Dean
828-262-3078 
hensonda@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Curriculum Proposals
  • Scholarships
  • Student Issues/Grade Appeals
  • Faculty and Staff Awards

  

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Carey Fissel
Director of Development
College of Arts and Sciences
828-262-7622
fisselcm@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Giving to and investing in the College
  • Student scholarship support
  • Faculty and staff support
  • Connecting with Arts and Sciences alumni, faculty and students

 

Tracie McLemore Salinas 
Tracie McLemore Salinas
Director of Secondary Education Program
106 I.G. Greer
828-262-3088
salinastm@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Collaborates with the Reich College of Education, and other stakeholders
  • Outreach & Engagement activities

 

Ellen Gwin Burnette
Ellen Gwin Burnette
Public Relations and Communications Director
828-262-8035
burnetteeg@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Sharing News and Stories about Faculty, Students and Alumni - submit your ideas through our online form
  • Promotion of events, awards and information about the College 
  • Acting Communication Liaison for the College of Arts and Sciences 
     

 Sharon L. Huntley
Sharon L. Huntley
Budget Coordinator
828-262-8861
huntleysl@appstate.edu 

Contact me about: 

  • State and special funds
  • Distance Education program (contracts and operational funds)
  • Policies, procedures, & spending guidelines