College Administration

Dean: Beate Schmittmann
Associate Dean: Arne Hallam
Associate Dean: Amy Slagell
Associate Dean: Bill Gutowski

Budget and Operations

Executive Assistant: Gaye Simonson
Fiscal Officer: Venita Currie
Program Coordinator: Mary Ullestad-Heneke
Program Coordinator: Stephanie Hamilton
Program Coordinator: Nolan McDonald

Human Resources

Human Resources Officer: Stacy Kilstofte
Human Resources Generalist: Mallory Hamilton

Student Enrollment, Advising, and Career Services

Director of Student Enrollment, Advising and Career Services: Jane Jacobson
Director of LAS Student Academic Services: Jennifer Owens
Director of Recruiting: Dan Rice
Director of Career Services: Taren Crow
Director of LAS Study Abroad: Nancy T. Guthrie

Alumni Relations

Director of Alumni Relations: Kim McDonough


Communications Director: Amy Juhnke
Communications Specialist: Jess Guess
Communications Specialist: Stacey Maifeld
Communications Specialist: Elizabeth Peterson
Analyst/Programmer: Will Stone


Executive Director of Development: Michael Gens
Director of Development: Neel Bal
Director of Development: Eric Bentzinger
Development Coordinator: Teresa Albertson

Information Technology

IT Director: Andrew Albinger
IT Manager: Brent Moore
Research IT Director: Levi Baber
IT Server Lead: Barry Britt
Systems Support Specialist: David Hemken

LAS External Research Support (LASERS) Team

Grant Coordinator: Sandra Norvell
Grant Coordinator: Diane Smith
Grant Coordinator: Samone York

Student Academic Services


Director of Student Enrollment, Advising and Career Services: Jane Jacobson
Director of LAS Student Academic Services: Jennifer Owens Coordinator Pre-Med and Pre-Professional Health, advises P MED, PHP, Biological Pre-Medical Illustration (BPMI)
Director of Recruiting: Dan Rice
Academic Adviser: Bruce Allen Coordinator for Pre-Law advising, advises Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS), Pre BLS (P LST), and Open Option
Academic Adviser: Mason Babcock Advises Open Option, Secretary of LAS Academic Standards Committee
Academic Adviser: Autumn Cartagena Open Option
Academic Adviser: KB Gwebu Advises International and Open Option students
Academic Adviser: Suzanne Härle Advises International and Open Option students
Academic Adviser: Dan McCurley Open Option, Pre-med and Pre-health, and International Studies
Academic Adviser: Emily Olson Advises P MED, PHP, and Open Option students
Academic Adviser: Kathleen Timmons Coordinator of Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) degree, advises BLS, pre BLS (P LST)
Academic Adviser: Elizabeth Zimmerman Advises Open Option, International Studies (second major/minor), Biological Pre-Medical Illustration (BPMI), LAS International Exchange, Coordinator of LAS Orientation
Multicultural Liaison Officer: Der Vang
Degree Audit Records/Classification: Sarah Frette
Data Management: Nancy Rosenquist
Office Receptionist: Melinda Howard
Office Receptionist: Tammy Blakeley

Student Recruiting

Director of Recruiting: Dan Rice
Recruitment Coordinator: Kathy Houseman
Academic Adviser: Dawn Walker Advises Mathematics and Statistics

Career Services

Director of Career Services: Taren Crow
Career Services Coordinator: Leslie Ginder
Career Advisor and Internship Coordinator: Tabatha Carney

LAS Study Abroad

Director of LAS Study Abroad: Nancy T. Guthrie
IT Staff

By Topic

Advising ServicesJane Jacobson
Alumni Magazine (Link)Jess Guess
Alumni RelationsKim McDonough
Around LAS – Faculty-Staff NewsletterJess Guess
Budget ApprovalsArne Hallam
Budget TrackingVenita Currie
Career ServicesTaren Crow
Community College Articulation and Regents ConnectionsAmy Slagell
Continuous Improvement ProgramStephanie Hamilton
Course Availability – Budget and PersonnelArne Hallam
Course Availability – Seat RequestsJane Jacobson
Cross-Disciplinary Studies ProgramsAmy Slagell
Curriculum Committee ProcessesStephanie Hamilton
Curriculum DevelopmentAmy Slagell
Dean Schmittmann's CalendarGaye Simonson
DesignWill Stone
Development/Fund RaisingMichael Gens
Diversity and InclusionDer Vang
eData ReportsVenita Currie
External Reviews of LAS Programs – Policies and PlanningAmy Slagell
External Reviews of LAS Programs – SchedulesStephanie Hamilton
Faculty AwardsMallory Hamilton
Faculty Professional Development AssignmentsBill Gutowski
Faculty Sponsored Funding Orientation and OverviewSandra Norvell
Faculty Start-upsBill Gutowski
Financial PoliciesVenita Currie
Foreign Travel GrantsMallory Hamilton
Funding for Lectures, ConferencesArne Hallam
GoldsheetsVenita Currie
Graduate Programs and PoliciesBill Gutowski
Graduate Tuition ScholarshipsVenita Currie
Grant Writing & Sponsored Funding WorkshopsSandra Norvell
How to Develop a Proposal to meet Funder GuidelinesSandra Norvell
How to Navigate the Internal ISU ApprovalsSandra Norvell
How to Prepare a Proposal Budget and Budget JustificationSandra Norvell
How to Submit a Proposal to an External Funding AgencySandra Norvell
Human ResourcesRachele Kugel
Information TechnologyArne Hallam
Information Technology ProblemsCatt Tech
International ProgramsArne Hallam
InternshipsTaren Crow
LASCAC LAS Computer – AccountsVenita Currie
LASCAC LAS Computer – ProposalsArne Hallam
Learning Communities, Connections, FrontiersStephanie Hamilton
Learning Outcomes and AssessmentAmy Slagell
Marketing needsJess Guess
Matching Funds for GrantsBill Gutowski
Multicultural Student ServicesDer Vang
Online and Distance EducationArne Hallam
Phi Beta KappaStephanie Hamilton
PhotographyWill Stone
Press ReleasesJess Guess
Promotion and Tenure PoliciesArne Hallam
Recruitment (Faculty and Staff)Rachele Kugel
Recruitment (Students)Dan Rice
Recruitment (Students) – Experience Iowa State, Departmental Visits, LAS AmbassadorsDan Rice
Regents Committee on Educational RelationsAmy Slagell
Representative AssemblyGaye Simonson
Research and Economic Development CouncilBill Gutowski
Research Funding OpportunitiesSandra Norvell
Research Grants and ContractsVenita Currie
Research Grants and Contracts PolicyBill Gutowski
ScholarshipsMary Ullestad-Heneke
Signature Research InitiativeBill Gutowski
Small GrantsBill Gutowski
Space and FacilitiesArne Hallam
Special Course FeesVenita Currie
Student Academic AppealsJane Jacobson
Student GrievancesAmy Slagell
Study AbroadNancy T. Guthrie
Sustainability and Green InitiativesArne Hallam
Undergraduate Certificate ProgramsAmy Slagell
WebsiteWill Stone
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