The College of Arts and Sciences
University of Vermont
438 College Street
Burlington VT 05405

For questions regarding Student Services or Student Advising: (802) 656-3344
For general Dean’s Office inquiries: (802) 656-3166
Main email:
Fax: (802) 656-4529


Dean and Associate Deans

Main phone: (802) 656-3166, Main e-mail:

William Falls, Dean

E-mailProfile (Psychological Science Department website)
(Students: please use to communicate with the dean)


Kelley Helmstutler Di Dio, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Faculty development; faculty reappointment, promotion and tenure processes; CAS internal funding for faculty research; communications; UA/personnel; faculty diversity and inclusion initiatives.

E-mail | Profile (Art and Art History Department website)


Abigail McGowan, Associate Dean, Curricular and Enrollment Management 

Curriculum; student engagement and success; TAP; first-year and transfer student experience; individually designed majors/minors; enrollment management; course/room scheduling; lecturer hiring; APLE/Suiter Awards; diversity and inclusion initiatives.

E-Mail | Profile (History Department website)


Rory Waterman, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Education

Research; diversity and inclusion initiatives; graduate programs; grants and contracts; Honors College.

E-MailProfile (Chemistry Department website)

Office Staff

Main phone: (802) 656-3166, Main e-mail:


Ashleigh Howard, Administrative Assistant

Dean’s Correspondence; Faculty, Staff, and Board of Advisors meetings; CAS Events (Homecoming Open House, Awards Ceremony, Commencement, Dean's Lecture and Full Professor Lecture Series); Nominations and Elections; Emeriti Status Nominations; CAS weekly gift reports; Faculty and Student Awards.



Kristen Flynn, Dean's Assistant

Dean’s correspondence; Scheduling of meetings for the Dean and Associate Deans, Travel for Dean; Chairs’ and Directors’ meetings; Logistics Coordinator; Safety Captain; 438 College St. Maintenance Issues; Front desk; Mail; Regalia.



 Administrative Process Coordinator

Faculty workloads, RPT actions, sabbaticals, annual evaluations, Endowed Professorships, Faculty Standards Committee support; Chair/Director Reviews and Searches


Finance and Administration

Main e-mail:


Betsy Baker, Assistant Dean for Business Operations

Oversight of all financial, budgetary, and human resource activities for College

E-mail | Phone: (802) 656-9651


Jennifer Prada, CAS Business Office Analyst

Specialized financial, budget and HR analysis; planning and data management. Contact for autoreporting, awards, gifts and endowments.

E-mail | Phone: (802) 656-1451


Randi-Lynn Crowther, CAS Business Office Assistant

E-mail | Phone: (802) 656-3753


Heather Cyr, CAS Business Support Generalist

E-mail | Phone: (802) 656-1351


Constance Paun, CAS Business Office Analyst

Specialized financial, budget and HR analysis; planning and data management.

E-mail | Phone: (802) 656-4103


Molly Nilan, CAS Business Office HR Administrator

Contact for human resource issues for College of Arts & Sciences departments and programs.

E-mail | Phone: (802) 656-3182

Student Services

Main phone: (802) 656-3344, Main e-mail:


Katie BabioneKatie Babione, Academic  Advisor

Senior Advisor






Alec BuzzelAlec Buzzell,  Professional Advisor

Advisor: First-Year Natural Sciences, Sophomore Undeclared






Dana ChristiansenDana Christiansen, Academic & Student Services Advisor

Advisor, Orientation, Enrollment Management Support, Financial Aid Appeals






Cathy DiamondCatharine Diamond, Recruitment & Retention Coordinator 

Enrollment Management, Liberal Arts Scholars Program, Advisor






Libby DunbarElizabeth Dunbar, Academic & Student Services Advisor

Advisor, MCSC Liaison, Admissions, Visitation Programs, Scholarships






Kelayah Gregg, Professional Advisor

Advisor: First-Year Psychological Science






Hannah Hansen, Professional Advisor

Advisor: First-Year Fine Arts, Humanities, Languages






Sarah HelmerSarah Helmer, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Co-Director of Student Services, Liaison with Counseling and Psychiatry Services, End-of-Term Grade Review






Kim HughesKimberly Hughes, Academic Advisor

Supervisor for Professional Advising






Kelley KartlukeKelley Kartluke, Student Services Advisor

Advisor: First-Year Biological Science






Ben Langton, Professional Advisor

Advisor: Environmental Program






Lise LaRoseLise Larose, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs/Enrollment Management

Co-Director of Student Services, Enrollment Management, Course/Room Scheduling






Patrick McManus, Professional Advisor

Advisor: Undeclared First-Years






Grace Spadoro, Professional Advisor

Advisor: First-Year Social Sciences






Sophia TriggSophia Trigg, Student Services Professional

Experiential Learning Coordinator






Katie TylerKatie Tyler, Student Services Coordinator

Advisor, Liaison with Counseling and Psychiatry Services






Amelia WilcoxAmelia Wilcox, Academic & Student Services Advisor

Advisor, Transfer Student Coordinator, Honors


Information Technology

Main phone: (802) 656-7971, Main e-mail:


Andrew Hendrickson, Support Team Supervisor

Computer consultation, support, set-up, troubleshooting and training; contact for CAS purchasing programs; "webmaster" for CAS website



Andrew Green, ETS IT Assistant

Computer consultation, support, set-up, troubleshooting and training; manages repurposed equipment pools for lecturers, temporary employees and research groups



Justin Howard, ETS Information Tech Professional

Computer consultation, support, set-up, troubleshooting and training; specializes in MacOS computer teaching labs



Beth Wilkins,  ETS IT Assistant

Computer consultation, support, set-up, troubleshooting and training;Windows computer lab mangement; VDI lab management; college web content specialist


Development Officers

George Rutherford, Director of Major Gifts

Coordinate major gift fundraising efforts to benefit the College of Arts and Sciences

E-mail | Phone: (802)922-5236