Academic Support

Academic Support

Academic Support Offices

The Academic/Technical Support Assistants and Program Associates work as a team and with other offices and staff in providing excellent secretarial, technical, clerical, and receptionist support for academic departments, programs, and faculty. The Academic Support Assistants Team provides over 156 years of cumulative experience working at Grinnell College. In our Team, you will find Master Certification of Microsoft Office Specialists, representation on committees across the college and local community, as well as numerous community service programs in the area. We do our best to prioritize the workload so please discuss your project needs with us in advance.

The assignment of office staff and the departments they serve are listed below.

Name Position Email
Joyce Bergan Academic Support Assistant: Departments of Art and Art History, Music, and Theatre and Dance bergan[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Sondi Burnell Academic Technology Support Specialist burnell[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Patty Dale Technical Support Assistant: American Studies, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Chinese & Japanese, Classics, French & Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, RCEES, ALSO, WES, Writing Lab, Cultural Films Committee dalep[at]grinnell[dot]edu
DeAnn "De" Dudley Technical Support Assistant: English and History; Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, and Writers@Grinnell dudleyd[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Cheryl Fleener-Seymour Academic Support Assistant: Education, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and GWSS fleeners[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Jan Graham Center for the Humanities and Center for Prairie Studies, Program Associate grahamj[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Mary Lyons Academic Support Assistant: Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Computer Science, and Psychology; Math Lab; Science Learning Center; Environmental Studies; Health Professions Advisory Committee lyonsmar[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Stephanie Puls Micetich Academic Technology Support Specialist pulsstep[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Marna Montgomery Technical Support Assistant: Anthropology, Global Development Studies, Technology Studies, Linguistics, Institutional Review Board (IRB) montgomm[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Lisa Mulholland Academic Support Assistant: English, History, Gender, Women's, and Sexuality, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship mulholll[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Doug Peterson Academic Technology Support Specialist petersod[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Travis Renze Academic Support Assistant: American Studies, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Chinese & Japanese, Classics, French & Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, RCEES, ALSO, WES, Writing Lab, Cultural Films Committee renzetra[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Michelle Sears Academic Support Assistant: Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Computer Science, and Psychology; Math Lab; Science Learning Center; Environmental Studies; Health Professions Advisory Committee searsmic[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Lynn Stafford Off-Campus Study Associate, Center For International Studies Program Associate stafford[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Angie Balm Story Coordinator of Academic Support & Assisstive Technology story[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Ivy Van Ersvelde Academic Support Assistant: Departments of Art and Art History, Music and Theatre vanersvi[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Laureen Van Wyk The Rosenfield Program in Public Affairs, Program Associate vanwyk[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Carol Ver Ploeg Academic Support Assistant: American Studies, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Chinese & Japanese, Classics, French & Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, RCEES, ALSO, WES, Writing Lab, Cultural Films Committee verploeg[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Allison Vosburg Academic Support Assistant: Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math & Computer Science, and Psychology; Math Lab; Science Learning Center; Environmental Studies; Health Professions Advisory Committee vosburga[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Laurie Wilcox Academic Support Assistant: American Studies, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Chinese & Japanese, Classics, French & Arabic, German, Russian, Spanish, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, RCEES, ALSO, WES, Writing Lab, Cultural Films Committee wilcoxl[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Cass Williams The Donald L. Wilson Program williamc[at]grinnell[dot]edu
Angela Winburn Academic Support Assistant: Departments of Education, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and GWSS winburn[at]grinnell[dot]edu