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Departmental Support

How may we help you?

Director of Graduate Studies – Victor Ostrik

Academic advising for graduate students.

Department Manager – Danielle McCarville

Payroll questions; information about spending awards; problems with offices or the math buildings, Fenton and University.

Department Head – Nicholas Proudfoot

Guidance for general departmental affairs, including concerns pertaining to department climate.

Assistant Department Head – Mike Price

Questions about teaching; classroom observations; policies on student grading and confidentiality.

Academic Graduate Program – 

Teaching supplies and copies of syllabi; textbooks; student graders; course scheduling and classroom issues; telephone questions; overrides for students in your courses; anything else undergraduate-related. Graduate academic program paperwork and deadlines; registration questions; keys and building access; graduate program concerns; anything graduate student-related.

Operations Coordinator – 

Payroll, contracts, summer appointments, courtesy appointments, J1 & H1B visas, assist with sabbatical requests, leave requests, reviews, and promotions. Event planning. All financial documents; whether you need a purchase order, Duck Depot purchase, reimbursement or travel arrangement, whether it’s for faculty, grad students, or guests.