Santa Clara University


Dean's Office Duties

Terri Peretti

Acting Dean

Associate Dean Development
CAS Leadership Board
Chairs Retreat
College Awards
Council of Chairs Mtg Agenda
Council of Deans
Course Load Determination
Course Reduction Approval
Dean's Office Feedback
Department Chair Appointment Processes
External Relations and Fundraising
Faculty Personnel Issues
Faculty Retention
Inclusive Excellence Post-Doctoral Program
New Art/Art History Building
New Performing Arts Facilities
New Integrated Science Center
Planning Action Council
Program Review Coordination
Tenure and Promotion
Tenure Track Faculty Hiring
Sandy Boyer

Web & Digital Communication Specialist

Marie Brancati

Director of External Relations

Gerald and Sally DeNardo Lectureship
Health & Science Horizons
Vari Initiative & Symposium
Liaison to Alumni Association
Liaison to Development
Liaison to Financial Aid
Liaison to the Office of Marketing and Communication 
Liaison to University Relations
Major Donor Stewardship 
New Dean Search Committee
Scholarly Achievement Celebration
Barbara Fraser

Associate Dean

Women's and Gender Studies Program
Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, and Faculty Senate Council
ASCI Courses
Faculty Housing Liaison
Grade Changes
Humanities and Arts Initiative, Center for Arts and Humanities 
Liaison to Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence
Parent and Student Issues
Undergraduate Studies Committee 
Carol Gittens

Associate Dean

Chemistry and Biochemistry
Environmental Studies and Sciences
Mathematics and Computer Science
Public Health Program
Assessment Coordination
Chairs Retreat
College Awards
Family Weekend (Creative Expression Forum)
New Integrated Engineering-Science Center
Program Review Coordination
Scholarly Achievement Celebration (faculty selection)
University Assessment Committee
Sue Khalipa

Office Manager

HR Assistance, Facilities Assistance
Hiring (QPT, AYL, PI, Special Assignments)
Supervision of Front Office
Building Management
M&M Meeting
General Office Support
Stephen Lee

Associate Dean

Ethnic Studies Program
Liberal Studies Program
Modern Languages & Literatures
Political Science
Theatre and Dance
Arts 2020
Enrollment Management Liaison
Faculty Evaluation Tracking
Interdisciplinary Minor Liaison
Liaison to Montalvo Arts Center
New Performing Arts Facility
Sabbatical and University Grant Proposals
Rima Nemechek

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Convocation and State of the College Events
Chair Feedback Surveys, Evaluation of Chairs
Family Weekend 
Leadership Board Administrative Support
Rank & Tenure, Senior Lecturer Promotion Process 
Kathleen Schneider

Senior Assistant Dean

Art & Art History
Liaison to Honors/LEAD Program 
Religious Studies
Arts Initiative
Academic Year Planning
Core Curriculum & Implementation Team
Financial Management and Dean's Grants
Integrated Academic Planning (short, long-term)
Liaison to University General Counsel
New Art/Art History Building
New Chairs Training
New Dean Search Committee
Policy Development incl Protocol Book
Rafael Ulate

Assistant Dean

Military Science Program
SCU Presents
Emergency preparedness/Safety incl lab Safety
Classroom Scheduling
Facilities Management
Faculty Leaves
Human Resource Management incl Affirmative Action Liaison and Faculty Leaves
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Staff Secondary Supervision
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