Staff & Responsibilities

Meet the staff of the Office of the Provost 
and Dean of the College

  • Courtney Mansfield Chu, Faculty Information Specialist
  • Hannah Carpenter, Academic Budget & Operations Administrator
  • Jennifer Ellis, Clerk of the Committee on Faculty Appointments
  • Ruth Frommer, Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Tbd, Manager of Academic Budget and Financial Operations
  • Kathy Sanger, Assistant to the Provost and Dean of the College

 

 

 

Hannah Carpenter is the Academic Budget and Operations Administrator. She provides the primary financial support for the operations team in the Provost's office.  She shares responsibility for the Provost finance ticketing system and Workday expense transactions with Manager of Academic Budget and Financial Operations. 

 

Courtney Mansfield Chu is the Faculty Information Specialist in the Office of the Provost and Dean of the College. Courtney supports the Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs. She is responsible for all administrative information processes relating to faculty including contract letters, data entry, salary letters and leaves. Courtney maintains the faculty handbook and faculty roster, handles staffing requests, and serves as the faculty liaison to LTS. In addition, Courtney assists with the faculty sabbatical leave process, including processing/monitoring leave applications and grant proposals, preparing notification letters, and tracking leave reports and intents.

 

Jennifer Ellis is the Clerk of the Committee on Faculty Appointments. Jen manages and supports the work of the Committee on Faculty Appointments (CFA) and the Advisory Committee on Merit relating to faculty reappointment, tenure, promotion, merit and sabbatical leave decisions. She acts as the liaison between the Provost and Dean of Faculty Affairs, CFA and merit committee members, Reappointments and Promotions Committees and faculty under review.  In addition, Jen is responsible for the faculty leave application process for sabbaticals, early leaves and professional development leaves.

 

 

Ruth Frommer is the Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs. Ruth oversees all administrative Human Resources processes for faculty including hiring, staffing, and contract-related activities, salary changes, visa/immigration issues, resignations and retirements. In addition, she manages faculty leave eligibility and applications for non-sabbatical leaves (e.g., medical, parental, unpaid). Ruth works with the Provost to manage the early retirement program for faculty, provides the primary support for the Agenda Committee and the Advisory Committee on Academic Staffing, and manages faculty SEQ access.
 

 


Kathy Sanger is the Assistant to the Provost and Dean of the College. She provides direct support to the Provost and dean, manages communication with internal and external constituencies, schedules appointments for the provost and deans with committees and individuals, and manages various projects for department. She is responsible for the day-to-day office operations.

 

 

 

 

Hannah Carpenter is the Academic Budget and Operations Administrator. She provides the primary financial support for the operations team in the Provost's office.  She shares responsibility for the Provost finance ticketing system and Workday expense transactions with Aimee Huff, Manager of Academic Budget and Financial Operations.