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Associate Deans

Laurie Fluker

Dr. Laurie Fluker
Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Retention

  • Chairs all college-wide scholarship selection committees
  • Chairs college curriculum committee and tracks all curriculum matters
  • Administers all student scholarship programs
  • Oversees annual student awards convocation program with administrative support from staff
  • Reports and analyzes freshmen retention and 6th year graduation rates
  • Develops strategies and initiatives to increase retention/graduation rates
  • Resolves student complaints/grievances
  • Communicates with family members about student problems pending FERPA approval
  • Oversees grade appeals and withdrawals

Joey Martin

Dr. Joey Martin
Associate Dean of Faculty Development and Research

  • Conducts needs assessments of academic units to enhance units' facilities (i.e., Planning for and build-out of the Performing Arts Center, Increasing instructional space in the Mitte Building for the School of Art & Design, and Increasing or enhancing instructional and related space for the School of Music)
  • Assists with all matters related to new building renovations and relocation of academic units
  • Assesses and develops staffing plan for performing arts venue management (Evans Auditorium, Performing Arts Center) including building, tech, and box-office services and support
  • Manages public relations for the college including the promotion of faculty, staff, and students.