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(810) 762-3234
College of Arts & Sciences

Susan Gano-Phillips, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

  • Leadership of CAS, including budget
  • Managing all issues related to tenure-track faculty appointments
  • Chairing Executive Committee
  • Working with University Advancement (Development and Alumni Relations) to expand relationships and resources
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College of Arts & Sciences

Roy Barnes, Ph.D.

Associate Dean

  • Supervision and oversight of a significant portion of the CAS staff in consultation with CAS Dean and other Associate Dean
  • Planning, coordinating and approval of course schedules for a portion of the CAS departments
  • Authorization of LEO faculty hires
  • Attending and/or sitting ex officio as a member of various Governing Faculty committees of CAS (Executive Committee, Education Unit)
  • Authorization of additional pay for CAS faculty as required by UM-Flint Human Resources
  • Coordinating coverage and acting on behalf of the CAS for essential functions of the College in conjunction with the other Associate Dean, during any absences from the campus of the Dean of CAS
(810) 762-3234
College of Arts & Sciences

Chris Pearson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean

  • Administrative supervision and oversight of CAS non-administrative staff in consultation with CAS Dean and other Associate Dean
  • Enrollment management through planning, coordination and approval of course schedules for CAS
  • Implementing LEO-related policies that include: authorization of the hire of LEO faculty, supervision of the review process for LEO-related issues, and/or training of CAS chairs/directors regarding LEO-related matters
  • Authorization of additional pay for CAS faculty as required by UM-Flint Human Resources
  • Attending and/or sitting ex officio as a member of various Governing Faculty committees of CAS (Academic Standards Committee, Curriculum Committee) 
  • Attending CAS Council of Chairs meetings and CAS Governing Faculty meetings
  • Coordinating coverage and acting on behalf of the CAS for essential functions of the College in conjunction with the other Associate Dean, during any absences from the campus of the Dean of CAS
(810) 424-5463
College of Arts & Sciences

Rhonda Broadworth

Administrative Assistant Intermediate

Academic Standards Committee

  • Handling questions, process, and documentation of the petitioning process
  • Interpretation of university policies and procedures for students, faculty, and staff
  • Coordination of academic misconduct and academic deficiency matters
  • Maintaining confidential Academic Misconduct Database

Curriculum Committee

  • Communicating all College curricular changes to faculty, including new/revised courses, program and degree requests
  • Attending Governing Faculty meetings
  • Setting deadlines for curricular revisions in CAS to meet the timing of University Catalog production


  • Executing peer facilitator job postings, hiring and timekeeping 
  • Providing backup for LEO Lecturer I job postings
  • Coordinating administrative staff job posting and hiring process for CAS
  • Assisting with office coverage as needed
(810) 424-5466
College of Arts & Sciences

Jami Caulkins

Administrative Specialist

  • Managing CAS teaching loads database
  • Coordinating LEO lecturer appointments
  • Producing contract appointment letters 
  • Coordinating LEO review schedule
  • Inputting HRMS appointment information for CAS faculty
  • Processing stipend requests for CAS employees and faculty
  • Responding to inquiries from CAS faculty and staff members regarding appointment transactions and payroll issues
  • Processing new hire LEO I appointments and paperwork
  • Assisting Deans as matters arise
(810) 237-6514
College of Arts & Sciences

Brett Dennis

Assistant to the Dean

General Duties: 

  • Assisting with the day-to-day, and long-term operations of the Dean's Office
  • Managing the Dean’s calendar
  • Performing routine correspondence with a variety of constituents on behalf of the Dean's Office
  • Providing back-up support to Associate Deans
  • Meeting facilitation for Executive Committee, Council of Chairs, & Governing Faculty
  • Special projects and meetings such as annual reports, faculty retreats, etc., as assigned
  • Digital personnel information entry
  • Assisting with and acting as an intermediary for promotion and tenure cases.

For TT Faculty:

  • Supporting annual reviews, 2/4 year reviews, sabbaticals, etc.

For Tenured/Tenure Track & LEO III/IV:

  • Coordinating processes for modified duties, leave of absences, job postings, offer letters, and other various HR procedures
(810) 237-6681
College of Arts & Sciences

Dana Evans

Budget Analyst Senior

Overseeing Budget and Financials for the College

  • Preparing, analyzing, and managing CAS budgets and related financial activities
  • Providing financial, budget support to CAS Deans
  • Assisting CAS Chairs and Program Directors in department finance matters
  • Monitoring financial policy matters for CAS
  • Acting as CAS liaison to UM-Flint administration office for budget, finance, and procurement matters

Leading CAS Accountant, Accountant Associate, and HR Specialist

  • Coordinating workload and processes related to budget and financial activities with Dean/Associate Deans
  • Overseeing Accountant Internal Control assessment/sub-certification
  • Conducting Annual Space Survey and monthly departmental reports

Resource for CAS Staff

  • Monitoring and insuring all CAS staff are trained and supported in financial activities
  • Supervising GF budget transfers, Journal Entries, and P-Card processes
  • Updating and communicating CAS financial Policy and Procedures
(810) 237-6537
College of Arts & Sciences

Amy Hartwig

Communications Specialist

  • Creation and implementation of CAS website and social media content/strategy
  • Creation and distribution of College of Arts and Sciences communications
  • Providing departmental support for website and social media needs, communication planning, and event promotion
  • Acting as CAS liaison with UM-Flint offices as needed
  • Responding as needed to work with university leadership, alumni, students, staff, faculty, and community members
(810) 762-3234
College of Arts & Sciences

Carolyn Horne

Accounting Clerk Senior

  • Processing hosting and travel pre-authorization funding forms and People Pay forms for CAS
  • Preparing reimbursement and reconciliation of Moving and Relocation Expenses forms for incoming tenure-track faculty, honorariums for promotion and tenure cases, and pre-authorization forms for the CAS Dean's Office
  • Assisting the Dean's Office with Concur reports
  • Supporting the Art & Art History and Communication Studies Departments by ordering equipment/supplies, preparing People Pay and pre-authorization forms, paying invoices, and assisting with Concur reports
  • Assisting with preparing the budget and reconciling both ART and COM departments
(810) 762-6703
College of Arts & Sciences

Lora Priebe

Accountant Associate

  • Processing CAS pre-authorization and faculty travel funding request forms
  • Preparing/reviewing People Pay forms
  • Preparing/submitting Moving and Relocation Expenses advances and reimbursements for incoming tenure-track faculty
  • Acting as Concur delegate/reconciler for P-Card holders, travel, and hosting for CAS Dean's Office
  • Reconciling all CAS payroll
  • Providing financial support for the AFA, ECN, ENG, FOR, & POL departments
  • Performing analysis and review of departmental financial transactions with department staff to take corrective action
  • Preparing Journal Entry transfers for CAS Dean's Office and departments as requested
  • Supporting CAS staff and assisting department chairs in financial areas as needed
  • Producing all financial reports as needed upon request (CAS GPR, Org/Budget/Status, all funds summaries, etc.)
  • Producing various reports and reconciliation of Business Objects statements
  • Assisting Budget Analyst with budget preparation, projects, and transfers
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College of Arts & Sciences

Tamasha Vorrice

Administrative Assistant Intermediate

General Duties:

  • Ensuring the smooth operation of the office and administrative functions on a daily basis
  • Providing administrative support for associate deans
  • Providing administrative support to various college committees, as needed
  • Reviewing student documents for accurate and thorough information and supporting documentation
  • Receiving/processing Change of Grade and Incomplete Grade extension request forms
  • Providing support for Annual Report submission
  • Providing Blackboard support during review processes
  • Event planning including venue and catering reservations
  • Scheduling and coordinating calendars for conference rooms and College meetings
  • Coordinating and executing bi-annual CAS Honors Recognition night
  • Creation and communication of bi-annual CAS Dean's List, in cooperation with Registrar's Office
  • Communication to donor and departments upon receipt of gifts, in cooperation with the Development Office

Human Resources:

  • LEC I, GSI and GSRA postings
  • Timekeeping for exempt and non-administrative staff, work-study and, as needed, department temps
  • Assisting with LEO Major, Continuing and Intermittent Review processes