Employee News - July and August 2021

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  • Charlotte Jablonski, administrative assistant, mathematics and computer science, married Michael Howard on May 28, 2021.
  • Carolyn Strobel, director of Thought Into Action, married Robert Larsen on July 16, 2021.


  • Laura Andrekanic, associate director of financial aid
  • Joshua Boiselle, senior system engineer, ITS
  • Karen Cheal, associate director of institutional research
  • Harold Comfort, stock clerk, facilities
  • Kristin Cothran, associate dean for first- and second-year experience and community development
  • Denise Crandall, program and production coordinator, University Theater
  • Sarah Curtis, associate director, CDME, ITS
  • Daniel DeVries, senior director, communications and media relations
  • Brittney Dorow, senior assistant dean of admission
  • Shannon Enders, associate director of employer relations, career services
  • Brent Farrell, lead data warehouse analyst, ITS
  • Tamala Flack, Title IX coordinator and equity and diversity officer
  • Teresa Fravil, gift processing assistant
  • Ellen Holm, associate dean of the college for administration
  • Sarah Hughes, administrative assistant for geology, geography, and environmental studies
  • Tara Hulme, senior regional advancement director
  • Kerra Hunter, associate dean and director of international student services
  • Dianne Johnson, senior retail manager, bookstore
  • Sarah Jones, associate dean for administrative advising
  • Jasmine Kellogg, assistant director for internal communications
  • Dawn LaFrance, associate vice president of Counseling and Psychological Services, director of sexual violence support
  • Helen Leonard, advancement operations analyst
  • Thomas Mariano, senior leadership gifts officer of athletics
  • Serenity McCracken, assistant director, university events
  • Rebecca Mendelsohn, co-director of university museums and curator of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology, research affiliate and instructor in sociology and anthropology
  • Kristin Monteith, senior manager, admission communications
  • Brittany Plumley, associate vice president, controller
  • Mari Prauer, associate dean of admission
  • Pauline Schambach, stock clerk, facilities
  • Jennifer Stone, associate vice president, alumni relations, annual giving, and leadership gifts
  • Kelly Thomas, operations manager, bookstore
  • Mark Walden, senior director, communications and strategic initiatives
  • Nicholas West, co-director of university museums and curator of the Picker Art Gallery, research affiliate in art and art history
  • Susanna White, head of collections, museum
  • Stephen Wright, associate dean of fellowship advising
  • Steven Wynn, associate director, annual giving


  • Rich Grant, associate director of academic digital media and production, ITS, retired on June 30, 2021.
  • Bill Northey, stock clerk, retired on July 6, 2021.

New Arrivals

  • Ben Oliver, director of outdoor education, instructor of physical education, and his spouse welcomed a baby, Jemma McKinley, on June 8, 2021. 

In Memoriam

  • William Hodges, retired custodian, passed away on July 10, 2021.