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Meet our Staff

We are dedicated to helping all DePauw students succeed and excel in their courses, as scholars, and as members of an academic community; immerse themselves in DePauw's rigorous and rewarding curricular programs; and integrate their curricular and co-curricular experiences into an engaging academic program that prepares them to excel in their careers and their lives.

 We enjoy working with students and invite you to contact us at any time. 


Marian Abowitz, Academic Coach 

101 E. Seminary St.; Tel. 765-658-6267;

  • Coaches students on time management, study skills, test anxiety, note taking  and a full range of additional academic success issues.
  • Assists in assessing language ability of non-native speakers of English.
 Dave Berque

Dave Berque, Dean of Academic Life and 
Professor of Computer Science

101 E. Seminary St.; Tel. 765-658-4601;


Kelley Hall, Associate Dean of Academic Life

101 E. Seminary St.; Tel. 765-658-6267;


Lynn Ishikawa, Coordinator of English for Academic Purposes

Asbury Hall 115E, Tel. 658-4496; and 101 E. Seminary St., Tel. 658-4737;


Mishelle Malayer, Secretary

101 E. Seminary St.; Tel. 765-658-6267;

  • Manages schedules and refers students and faculty to appropriate resources
  • Maintains budgets
  • Provides administrative support and supervises office functions

Pam Roberts, Coordinator for Academic Success, Student Disability Services, and ADA Compliance

101 E. Seminary St.; Tel. 765-658-6267;

  • Oversees Student Academic Success services (e.g., study skills, test anxiety, learning styles, note taking, time management, tutoring)
  • Administers Student Disability Services
  • Coordinates ADA Compliance and campus accessibility
  • Provides staff and faculty development on disability issues
   Carol Steele, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

101 E. Seminary St.; Tel. 765-658-6267;