Dean of the College Staff
- Phone: 507 222 4303
- Fax: 507 222 5427
Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Sociology, Science, Technology, and Society
Dean Nagel oversees the faculty and academic programs of the College. She is responsible for faculty recruitment, review and promotion, as well as review of academic departments and programs. Dean Nagel also oversees the Gould Library and Information Technology Services (ITS). The Dean is co-chair of the Education and Curriculum Committee, and chairs the Budget, Faculty Personnel, Faculty Curricular Planning and Faculty Grants Committees. She is the chief academic officer of the College, and is a member of College Council.
Professor of Biology
Associate Dean Jaramillo oversees the Animal Care Facility, Art Gallery and Collections, Summer Academic Programs, Science Education Resource Center (SERC), and Cowling Arboretum. He is responsible for academic budgets, classroom improvements, and faculty office assignments, and sits on several committees including the Budget Committee, Capital Finance and Planning Committee (CF&PC), and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
Director of Advising
John M. and Elizabeth W. Musser Professor of Religious Studies
Associate Dean and Director of Advising Louis Newman has primary responsibility for the College's academic advising program. He serves as the liaison between the Dean of the College office and many of the curricular initiatives and other academic programs, including CCCE, the Writing Program, the Humanities Center, QuIRK, EthIC, the Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching (LTC), and is a member of the Institutional Review Board for Research on Human Subjects. He also works on implementing some of the recommendations that emerged from the College's strategic plan, such as integrating curricular and off-campus educational opportunities and working with the Career Center to help prepare students for lives and careers after Carleton.
Associate Professor of English
Associate Dean Shuffelton oversees the offices of Off-Campus Studies, the Language Center, and the Registrar. His responsibilities include academic integrity cases, language exemptions, and student academic concerns. As a standing member of the College's Education and Curriculum Committee (ECC) and Academic Standing Committee (ACS), he is deeply involved in academic policy, and in students' academic progress. In addition, Dean Shuffelton is responsible for the College's non-tenure-track faculty hiring.
Director of Student Fellowships Marynel Ryan Van Zee advises Carleton students and recent alumni applying for most highly competitive external fellowships and manages all on-campus elements of the evaluation and endorsement processes for such fellowships. She is also responsible for Carleton-funded opportunities managed through the Office of Student Fellowships.