College of Arts & Sciences

Dean's Office Administration & Staff

910.962.3111 PH | 910.962.3114 F
General inquiries - uncwcas@uncw.edu
Student specific inquiries - CASStudent@uncw.edu or 910.962.3413

Mailing Address: 601 South College Road, Wilmington NC, 28403-5912
Campus Address: Bear Hall Room 146 
Campus Box: 5912

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Aswani Volety, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Executive Director of the Center for Marine Science
910-962-7232
voletya@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 146
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Daniella Murray, M.Ed.

Executive Assistant to Aswani Volety, Office Administrator, UNCW Seahawk Success Outreach Coordinator
910-962-7232
murrayd@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 146
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Responsibilities:
  • Executive Assistant to Aswani Volety
  • Office Manager
  • Staff Advisor to the CAS Dean’s Student Leadership Council
  • CAS/UNCW Event Coordinator
  • Faculty Contract Status Processing
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Jess Boersma, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Success, Policy and Undergraduate Scholarship
910-962-3413
boersmaj@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 109
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Responsibilities:
  • Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Student research and scholarship awards
  • Student policy
  • Student issues-withdrawals, grade appeals, academic eligibility
  • Internships and DIS projects
  • Sub/Waivers, including OAP
  • Academic Advising in CAS
  • Student retention and progress towards degree initiatives
  • Travel Initiatives
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Kemille Moore, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Faculty Policy and Enrollment Management
910-962-7456
moorek@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 109
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Responsibilities:
  • Enrollment management, which includes schedule overview, course availability, course projections and faculty workload
  • Part-time budgets
  • Summer School
  • Hiring and credentialing of faculty
  • RTP processes
  • Faculty issues
  • Research initiatives
College Day
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Michelle Scatton-Tessier, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Curriculum, New Programs and College Policy
910-962-3963
scattonm@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 109
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Responsibilities:
  • Undergraduate curriculum
  • New undergraduate programs/majors/minors
  • Undergraduate Distance Learning within CAS
  • Liaison with Office of International Programs
  • CAS programs-lecture series
  • CAS Policy
  • Teaching Awards/Pedagogical Initiatives
  • Strategic Planning
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W. David Webster, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Research and Innovation
910-962-3756
webste@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 170
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Responsibilities:
  • Graduate Programs
  • Research
  • GTAs
  • Infrastructure (repairs and renovation)
  • Research Reassignments
  • IT needs
  • Pilot Grant Initiative
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Courtney Sanders, Ph.D.

Director of Assessment
910-962-2653
sandersc@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 170
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Responsibilities:
  • Program evaluation and student learning outcomes assessment
  • Taskstream/Watermark
  • SACSCOC accreditation requirements and processes
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Sue Tatum

Executive Assistant
910-962-3413
tatums@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 109
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Responsibilities:
  • DIS and internships, paper sub/waivers
  • Time conflicts, graduation walker applications
  • End of term processes
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Allison Lawlor

University Program Associate
910-962-3113
lawlora@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 109
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Responsibilities:
  • Student Banner Lead
  • Enrollment Management
  • Orientation and Registration Seat Holds
  • CAS Academic Course Scheduling
  • CAS External Event Coordinator (Graduation locations, College Day, Homecoming, Open House)
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Cathy Murphy

Executive Assistant
910-962-7926
murphyc@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 170
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Responsibilities:
  • Purchasing via UShop
  • Surplus and AIM work order requests for CAS spaces
  • Life Cycle computer inventory and replacement
  • CAS annual lecture series
  • Use of CAS space
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Sarah Schaeffer

Business Officer
910-962-4216
schaeffers@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 146
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Responsibilities:
  • Student Credit Hour Data
  • New Program Budgeting
  • One-Time Funding Requests
  • Funding Restriction
  • Budget Availability
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Olivia Harvey

Business Services Coordinator
910-962-7753
harveyo@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 146
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Responsibilities:
  • Leave keeping
  • Hiring packets for full-time, part-time and GTAs
  • Business operations processes (Budget revisions, journal entries, onterdepartmental invoice, ChromeRiver, Community Engagement awards)
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Maggie Bannon

Academic Services Coordinator
910-962-2294
bannonm@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 114
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Responsibilities:
  • Liaison between CAS and Transition Programs for orientation
  • Seahawk Success program
  • Coordinate end of the semester grade reports and intervention efforts for CAS
  • Work with students on academic contract
  • Share information related to academic policies and advising best practices with CAS departments
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Gena Guthrie

Public Communication Specialist
910-962-3422
guthriegw@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 110
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Responsibilities:
  • CAS communication and marketing initiatives
  • Liaison to the Office of University Relations
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Bill Crews

Facilities Coordinator
910-962-7546
crewsw@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 250
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Responsibilities:
  • CAS-related space issues
  • CAS Key Controller
  • Equipment and furniture
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Lindsay Crighton

Director of Development
910-962-3792
crightonl@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 146
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Responsibilities:
  • CAS Fundraising
  • Alumni
  • CAS Advancement Council, CAS Foundation Board and Board of Visitors
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Toni Diane Whiteman

Program Coordinator
910-962-3356
whitemant@uncw.edu
Bear Hall 109
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Responsibilities
  • Reception
  • Program Coordination