Natural Sciences Building 6205
Bill McGinnis, Ph.D.
Richard A. Firtel, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Operations
Urey Hall Room 1625
Gabriele Wienhausen, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Education
John C. Bauer
Assistant Dean and Executive Officer
Responsible for budgetary and fiscal matters, space planning, and analysis and policy development; consults on academic personnel policy, divisional safety program, capital planning, and divisional administrative questions and organizational issues.
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Serves as executive assistant to the dean; manages the dean's calendar and compilation of meeting documents; coordinates the dean's travel and supervises daily activities.
Senior Personnel Analyst
Serves as academic personnel point of contact for the division; reviews and analyzes all academic personnel actions; provides counsel to the Dean, Section Chairs, faculty and staff regarding current, proposed and new academic personnel policies, procedures and practices. Melanie also coordinates endowed chair appointments and works on various special projects.
Educational Program Coordinator
Provides comprehensive program management and administrative support for the development and implementation of MAS degrees and Certificate programs in the Division of Biological Sciences. Participates in program and curriculum development, event management, marketing, public relations, and outreach associated with all educational programs within the Division of Biological Sciences.
Dean's Office Assistant
Provides general administrative support to the dean's office including scheduling, travel arrangements, and reimbursements with attention to projects and events managed by External Relations and the Associate Dean of Education.
Director of Science Communications
Natural Sciences Building 2105
Fax: (858) 534-5224
Serves as the science communications officer for both the Biological Sciences and the Physical Sciences Divisions; publicizes research and other activities for the divisions in the popular news media through news releases, magazine articles, interviews, and television programs.
Director of Development
Beth's major focus is on cultivating new major-gift donors for Biological Sciences, including attention on building the division’s corporate and foundation relations.
Associate Director of Development
Brittany focuses on strengthening relationships with alumni and friends of the Division through philanthropy and engagement. She connects supporters of the Division with their areas of greatest passion so that they may strongly feel the impact of their generosity.
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs, Biological Sciences