This team provides administrative and student support to the following College of Arts and Sciences departments and programs:

The support office in 220 French Hall is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Call the number listed above or visit the support office for assistance.

Phone:
(810) 766-6643
Email:
abeauche@umich.edu
ECN, HIS, MUS, POL, and THE & DAN

Audrey Beauchesne

Public Relations and Advising

Audrey is the first point of contact for students. Contact Audrey for assistance with:

STUDENT SUPPORT

  • general questions/inquiries
  • processing prerequisite overrides
  • assisting with advising appointments/questions
  • connecting with a faculty member
  • processing grade change forms

COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS SUPPORT

  • event or meeting planning (catering, room reservations, promotion--advanced notice required)
  • graphic design for events
  • updating a department webpage 
  • posting messages to social media

FACULTY SUPPORT

  • retrieving enrollment reports
  • form / template creation
  • Degree Works
  • scanning and copying (advanced notice required)
  • obtaining a blank copy of a form
  • sending a mass email to students
  • composing correspondence
  • collecting and compiling student-related data (e.g., portfolios, exit exams, assessments)

Need help with something else? Don't hesitate to call or email!

Phone:
(810)766-6621
Email:
markpy@umich.edu
ECN, HIS, MUS, POL, and THE & DAN

Mark Pyland, Public Relations and Advising

Public Relations and Advising

Public Relations and Advising

Mark is the first point of contact for students. Contact Mark for assistance with:

STUDENT SUPPORT

  • general questions/inquiries
  • processing prerequisite overrides
  • assisting with advising appointments/questions
  • connecting with a faculty member
  • processing grade change forms

COMMUNICATIONS & EVENTS SUPPORT

  • event or meeting planning (catering, room reservations, promotion--advanced notice required)
  • graphic design for events
  • updating a department webpage 
  • posting messages to social media

FACULTY SUPPORT

  • retrieving enrollment reports
  • form / template creation
  • Degree Works
  • scanning and copying (advanced notice required)
  • obtaining a blank copy of a form
  • sending a mass email to students
  • composing correspondence
  • collecting and compiling student-related data (e.g., portfolios, exit exams, assessments)

Need help with something else? Don't hesitate to call or email!

Phone:
(810) 766-6639
Email:
sshivnen@umich.edu
ECN, HIS, MUS, POL, and THE & DAN

Suzanne Shivnen

Personnel and Course Scheduling

Contact Suzanne for assistance with:

COURSE SCHEDULING SUPPORT (FOR FACULTY)

  • entering course schedule into system
  • processing course change or instructor change
  • obtaining instructor verification reports

CATALOG SUPPORT

  • changing a course description
  • adding a new program to the catalog

PERSONNEL SUPPORT

  • hiring a temporary or work study student
  • onboarding new work study students
  • timekeeping for work study students
  • creating a directed or independent study course
  • collecting course syllabi
  • major reviews
  • LEO onboarding
  • 2-year and 4-year reviews
  • addressing teaching load discrepancies
  • addressing payroll issues
  • faculty search administrative support
  • addressing questions about joint appointments
  • departmental mail distribution
  • arrangements for a special delivery

Need help with something else? Don't hesitate to call or email!

Phone:
(810) 424-5491
Email:
kleonard@umich.edu
ECN, HIS, MUS, POL, and THE & DAN

Karri Spoelstra

Finances

Contact Karri for assistance with:

BUDGET SUPPORT

  • Statements of Activity reports
  • work budget status monthly reports
  • updates on grant balances
  • planning a long-term departmental purchase

EXPENSE PROCESSING SUPPORT

  • processing travel expenses (PCard or reimbursement)
  • making travel arrangements
  • travel pre-authorizations

SUPPLIES 

  • ordering classroom or office supplies
  • updates on equipment inventories

Need help with something else? Don't hesitate to call or email!