The Dean’s Office is located on the 3rd floor of Armitage Hall. General questions about the academic programs of the College of Arts and Sciences, University College, and the Graduate School can be directed to (856) 225-6097 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The dean is the chief executive officer of FASC, working to develop and implement policies and goals while leading the units in devising strategies for effective teaching, high-quality research, and meaningful service to the state, region, and nation. She directs the appointment and promotion process, as well as numerous programs designed to support faculty and staff.
Dr. Lindenmeyer is a noted scholar in the areas of childhood, public policy, and social entrepreneurship. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati and is a professor of history.
The duties of the associate dean for the Graduate School include managing all matters pertaining to the Graduate School; processing promotion/tenure packets; arranging matters pertaining to external review and reaccreditation of all FASC departments and programs; and developing special programs connected to The Graduate School, as well as overseeing relevant aspects of research centers and institutes.
Dr. Marchitello, earned his Ph.D. at SUNY Buffalo and is a professor of English.
Joseph C. Schiavo
The associate dean for undergraduate education administers the part-time lecturer budget; monitors course enrollment and makes sure that resources are used efficiently; maintains communication with department chairs on various issues; handles student complaints beyond the departmental level; as well as overseeing relevant aspects of research centers and institutes.
Dr. Schiavo, earned his Ph.D. at Rutgers University—New Brunswick and is a professor of music.
Joseph V. Martin
The associate dean for science, mathematics, technology, and health sciences leads program growth in these fields and is responsible for continuing to build collaboration with outside partnerships, including work with the Rutgers-Camden-Rowan University joint board. Dean Martin also maintains communication with department chairs; handles student queries beyond the departmental level; and oversees relevant aspects of research centers and institutes.
Dr. Martin earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and is a professor of biology.
Assistant Director, Rutgers-Camden Information Technology
Phone: (856) 225-2824
As Assistant Director of the Rutgers-Camden Information Technology group, Rich Buonpastore serves as the main technology officer for FASC, assessing IT needs and developing strategic plans to meet them.
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (856) 225-6097
The executive assistant to the dean serves as a liaison between the dean’s office and campus, university, and community, as well as professional units, groups, and organizations; acts as the confidential and executive assistant to the dean; maintains records and works with a variety of faculty committees regarding faculty appointment, assignment, promotion, reappointment, and review; coordinates, prepares, distributes, and compiles records regarding FASIP, Pay for Performance, departmental and working budgets, sabbatical and competitive leave; and supervises work-study students.
Phone: (856) 225-6100
The business manager for FASC oversees the budget for the entire unit and the smaller entities for which it is responsible. She also deals with payroll, summer salary, student payroll; forms to make changes for payroll deductions, address change, W-4, and direct deposits; paychecks; and budget issues.
Phone: (856) 225-6768
The business specialist handles accounting business processed for FASC.
Principal Accounting Assistant
Phone: (856) 225-6096
The principal accounting assistant reports to the business manager and is responsible for expediting purchase orders, reimbursements, and travel advances; managing expenditures charged to departmental and supplemental accounts as well as to start up funds; responding to queries about payroll; and supporting the work of the dean’s office, especially regarding financial matters.
The web designer is part of the FASC Office of Web, New Media, and Design, which provides leadership, coordination, and support to the FASC in online communication via websites and social media, graphic design in print and web, photography, videography, on-campus event advertising, and other online resources. The web designer designs and updates the FASC website, including department and individual sites; trains faculty and staff to use tools such as WordPress; and assists with the coordination and development of FASC media and promotional efforts.
The assistant dean is part of the FASC Office of Web, New Media, and Design, which provides leadership, coordination, and support to the FASC in online communication via websites and social media, graphic design in print and web, photography, videography, on-campus event advertising, and other online resources. Her main focus is on social media. In addition, the special programs and initiatives coordinator organizes special events such as the Celebration of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity (CURCA), FASC Honors Convocation, FASC New Faculty Orientation, FASC New Faculty Connections. She also coordinates undergraduate research grants; provides administrative support for the FASC Academic Integrity Policy; and maintains the FASC Sakai site.
The assistant dean oversees recruitment and retention efforts within the Graduate School; coordinates recruitment for the Graduate School and organization of recruiting events and promotional activities; analyzes recruitment data and creates graduate school marketing plan; plans workshops for graduate students; coordinates the Graduate Student Advisory Council and Ambassador programs; analyzes enrollment data and student services to improve student success; serves as a resource/information ombudsperson for graduate students; and verifies graduation eligibility for graduate students.
The Graduate School Administrative Assistant provides administrative support for the Graduate School; processes graduate academic approvals; administers student conference travel and research grants; assists the associate dean for the Graduate School with distribution of scholarship funding; assists the Graduate Student Services Coordinator with graduation eligibility verifications for graduate students; and manages Graduate Catalog and website content updates.
Administrative Coordinator to the Associate Dean for FASC
Phone: (856) 225-6515
The administrative coordinator to the associate dean for FASC prepares contracts for and maintains files regarding PTLs, gathers and prepares materials for promotions and reappointments; provides support services for the associate dean and dean’s office; and serves as the contact person between students and the associate dean’s office.
Phone: (856) 225-2597
The program coordinator prepares contracts for and maintains files regarding off-campus PTLs, assistant instructors, and instructors; provides administrative support for FASC scholarships, the FASC Scholarship Committee, media outreach, FASC donor outreach and alumni relations.
Administrative Staff (part-time)
Phone: (856) 225-6097
The administrative staff assists the business manager and principle accounting assistant.