Associate and Assistant Deans for Academic Affairs

Michelle Nearon, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Student Development and Diversity; Director, Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity (OGSDD);

Jasmina Besirevic Regan, Associate Dean for Partnerships and Special Projects;

Ann Gaylin, Associate Dean for Graduate Education;

Richard G. Sleight, Associate Dean for Graduate Student Advising and Academic Support;

Robert Harper-Mangels, Assistant Dean;

The academic deans of the Graduate School are responsible for the administration of graduate programs, normally in consultation with the directors of graduate studies, and for the academic progress and well-being of students. They participate in decisions regarding admissions, financial aid, academic performance, and the application of the policies of the Graduate School.