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Academic Deans and Areas of Responsibility

Dean of Liberal Arts: Scott Mertes, Ph.D.

Scott Mertes, Ph.D.
Dean of Liberal Arts
(989) 386-6622 ext. 230

Anthropology (ANT) Music (MUS)
English (ENG) Native American Languages (NAL)
English as Second Language (ESL) Philosophy (PHL)
French (FRN) Political Science (POL)
German (GER) Psychology (PSY)
History (HIS) Religion (REL)
Humanities (HUM) Sociology (SOC)
Japanese (JPN) Spanish (SPN)
Journalism (JOR) Speech (SPE)
Mid Courses (MID) Social Sciences (SSC)
Mid Courses (MID) Theater (TAI)

Dean of Math & Science: Peter Velguth, Ph.D.

Peter Velguth, Ph.D.
Dean of Math & Science
(989) 317-4629
Biology (BIO) Math (MAT)
Chemistry (CHM) Physics (PHY)
Environmental Science (ENV) Physical Science (PSC)
Geology (GEL) Science (SCI)

Dean of Health Sciences: Maggie Magoon, Ph.D.

Maggie Magoon, Ph.D.
Dean of Health Sciences
(989) 386-6645
Allied Health (ALH)
[Director - Jan Noteboom]
Physical Education (PED)
Health Education (HED) Pharmacy (PHT)
[Director - Ashley Couturier]
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
[same as RAD]
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
[Director - Amanda Wismer] [Coordinator - Crystal Parker]
Nursing (NUR)
[Director - Barb W]
Radiography (RAD)
[Director - LouAnn Goodwin]

Dean of Occupational Studies: Shawn Troy

Shawn Troy,
Dean of Occupational Studies
(989) 386-6658
Accounting (ACC) Economics (ECO)
Automotive (AMS) Entrepreneurial (ENT)
Graphic Design (ART) Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (HRA)
Business Information Systems (BIS) Industrial Technology (IND)
Business (BUS) Plastics (PLT)
Computer Information Systems (CIS) Welding (WLD)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement (CJS)
[Coordinator - Barney Ledford]
Welding (WLD)
Drafting (DRF)

Associate Dean of Academic Outreach: Rick Smith, Ed.D.

Rick Smith, Ed.D.,
Associate Dean of Academic Outreach
(989) 386-6658

Early Childhood Education (ECE)
[Coordinator - Julie Ehle]

Education (EDU)

Off-Campus Programs & Academic Outreach

Academic Administration and Support Staff


Jennifer Fager, Ph.D.

VP of Academic Services


Lacey Anderson

Administrative Assistant for Academic Services
(989) 386-6603


Sarah Hamilton

Admin Assist to Academic Deans
(989) 773-6622, Ext. 133


Nivia McDonald

Administrative Specialist to the Academic Deans
(989) 773-6622 Ext. 181


Sarah Gariglio

Administrative Specialist to the Academic Deans (Health Sciences)
(989) 386-6667

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