Key contacts

Human Sciences Administration

Dean, Dean's Chair: Laura Jolly

Assistant to the Dean: Theresa Boettcher

Office assistant: DeAnn Barnes

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs: Robert Reason

Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education: Jennifer Margrett

Director of operations: Jennifer Plagman-Galvin

Academic fiscal officer: Ben Phillips

Budget analyst: Cambria Hoffmann

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

Associate Dean and Director: Debra Sellers

Office assistant: Patti Lewis

Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management

Department chair: Eulanda Sanders

Office assistant: Payton Conard

Director of graduate education: Ann Marie Fiore

Director of undergraduate education: Susan Arendt Wohlsdorf


Office assistant: Brett Willenborg

Graduate programs assistant: Sara Goplin

Director of Education Preparation: Heidi Doellinger

Food Science and Human Nutrition

Department chair: Ruth MacDonald

Office assistant: Alice Pareti

Graduate programs assistant: Brenda Emery

Undergraduate programs:

Great Plains IDEA

GPIDEA Campus Coordinator: Katie Mott

Dietetic graduate program: Sarah Francis

Early childcare education and programming undergraduate program: Raquel Zuniga

Family financial planning graduate program: Jonathan Fox

Gerontology graduate program: Jennifer Margrett

Youth development graduate program: Meghan Gillette

Human Development
and Family Studies

Department chair: Carl Weems

Office assistant: Mary Jane McCunn

Director of graduate education: Kere Hughes-Belding

Graduate programs assistant:

Director of undergraduate education: Gayle Luze


Department chair: Li-Shan Chou

Office assistant: Jo Burdick

Director of graduate education: Jason Gillette

Graduate programs assistant: DeAnn Pitman