Dean of the College Staff

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Beverly Nagel
Beverly Nagel ’75 Profile
Dean of the College
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.

Fernan Jaramillo Profile
Associate Dean of the College
Professor of Biology

Associate Dean Jaramillo oversees the Animal Care Facility, Art Gallery and Collections, Summer Academic Programs, Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Cowling Arboretum, and the Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching (LTC).  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), Technology Planning and Priorities Committee (TP&PC), and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. 

Louis Newman
Louis Newman Profile
Associate Dean of the College
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, 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. 

George Shuffelton
George Shuffelton Profile
Associate Dean of the College
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.

Andrea Nixon
Andrea Nixon
Director of Educational Research

Director of Curricular and Research Support Andrea Nixon is responsible for assessing and conducting educational research relating to curricular and research support and coordinating Carleton's Coordinated Support Model - a campus-wide effort to continuously refine the ways in which support is provided given the dynamic educational goals of the institution.  She coordinates assessment activities in Dean of the College office including institutional-level learning goals and provides advice and support to departments and programs of study in their assessment efforts.  She works with curricular initiatives and academic programs in identifying resources and coordinating efforts to provide curricular and research support.

Peggy Pfister
Peggy Pfister
Senior Assistant to the Dean of the College & Office Manager
Danette's New Picture
Danette DeMann
Sr Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of College
Becky Krogh
Becky Krogh
Academic Project Specialist
Sr Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of College
Karen Moldenhauer
Karen Moldenhauer
Sr Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of College
Michael J. Flynn
Mike Flynn Profile
Chair of Linguistics
Interim Director of External Student Fellowships
John E. Sawyer Professor of Liberal Learning
Professor of Linguistics
Allison Parker ’14
Educational Associate in Psychology
Pathways Coordinator