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Meet our Staff

We are dedicated to helping all DePauw students succeed and excel in their courses as scholars and 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. 

 Dave Berque

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

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
dberque@depauw.edu

  • Oversees the in-classroom student academic experience.
  • Coordinates academic component of Extended Studies program.
  • Assists with student academic opportunities and concerns, and with general issues related to the office of Academic Life.
  • Administers the Grade Grievance Policy.
  • Administers the Field Trip Fund and the Hospitality Fund
 

Kelley J. Hall, Associate Dean of Academic Life and Part-Time Associate Professor of Sociology

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
khall@depauw.edu

 

Julianne M. Miranda, Associate Dean of Academic Life and Part-Time Associate Professor of University Studies

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
jmiranda@depauw.edu

  • Supervises the Academic Integrity Policy.
  • Oversees Student Disability Services.
  • Works with students in Academic Distress.
  • Assists with Student Academic Success services (e.g., study skills, test anxiety, learning styles, note taking, time management, academic excellence courses, and peer tutoring).
  • Works with students on final graduation plans, degree completion, and re-entry to DePauw after time away.
  • Coordinates technology initiatives within Academic Life.
 

Loutfi Jirari, Associate Dean of Academic Life and Director of International Recruitment

Emison Admission Building, 224 E. Seminary Street
765-658-4547
loutfijirari@depauw.edu

  • Coordinates administrative aspects of the Language Department Assistant (LDA) program.
  • Leverages faculty international travel and international connections in support of Admission activities.
  • Serves as Academic Standing Advisor, especially for international students.
  • Leads an academic summer program for International students in their sophomore or junior year of high school.

Pam Roberts, Director of Student Disability Services and ADA Compliance

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
pamelaroberts@depauw.edu

  • Administers Student Disability Services.
  • Supervises exam proctoring services for students with accommodations.
  • Coordinates ADA compliance and campus accessibility.
  • Provides staff and faculty development on disability issues.
 

Lynn Ishikawa, Director of English for Academic Purposes and Assistant Professor of English

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-4737
lynnishikawa@depauw.edu

  • Oversees English-Language Assessment, Placement, Assistance, and Tutoring.
  • Organizes International Student Orientation (with International Student Services).
  • Supports international students with academic English language concerns.
  • Provides professional development and support for faculty members with respect to their work with International students.

Tamara Stasik, English for Academic Purposes Specialist and Assistant Professor of English

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
tamarastasik@depauw.edu

  • Teaches language courses for non-native speakers of English.
  • Supports international students with academic English language concerns.
  • Provides professional development and support for faculty members with respect to their work with International students.
 

Mishelle Malayer, Office Manager

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
mishellemalayer@depauw.edu

  • Serves as the point of contact for all referrals, manages calendars, and assigns requests to appropriate resources.
  • Compiles information related to requests for housing and dietary accommodations.
  • Maintains department budgets.
  • Provides administrative support and supervises office functions.
  • Provides on-site examination administration services.
 

Tiffany Hebb, Part-time Assistant Dean of Academic Life and Coordinator of Library Instruction with Rank of Professor

Roy O. West Library
765-658-4409
thebb@depauw.edu

 

Marian Abowitz, Part-time Academic Coach 

Memorial Student Union Building, Suite 200
765-658-6267
marianabowitz@depauw.edu

  • 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.