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.

George Shuffelton
George Shuffelton Profile
Associate Dean of the College
Professor of English
Off Campus: Fall 2017 through Spring 2018

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.

Gretchen Hofmeister
Gretchen Hofmeister ’85 Profile
Associate Dean of the College
Professor of Chemistry
Alfred Montero
Alfred Montero Profile
Director of Advising and Faculty Diversity Recruitment
Director of Political Economy
Frank B. Kellogg Professor of Political Science
Marynel Ryan Van Zee
Marynel Ryan Van Zee Profile
Director of Student Fellowships
Lecturer in History

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. 

Andrea Nixon
Andrea Nixon Profile
Director of Educational Research
Off Campus: Spring 2017 through Fall 2017

Director of Educational Research Andrea Nixon assists departments and programs as they assess learning outcomes, oversees Carleton’s institutional-level assessment, and conducts educational research projects.

Peggy Pfister
Peggy Pfister Profile
Senior Assistant to the Dean of the College & Office Manager
Danette DeMann
Danette DeMann Profile
Sr Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of College
Becky Krogh
Becky Krogh Profile
Academic Project Specialist
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Director of Advising and Faculty Diversity Recruitment
Karen Moldenhauer
Karen Moldenhauer Profile
Assistant to the Director of Student Fellowships
Sr Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of College