Dean Pamela Jansma in her office.

Pamela Jansma

Dean
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Jansma came to the University of Colorado Denver in 2014 after many years in both academic and administrative positions the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, the University of Arkansas, New Mexico State University, and the University of Texas at Arlington. Her background is in geosciences, with a research focus on using the Global Positioning System to examine deformation of Earth's surface with emphasis on active tectonics of the Caribbean...
Pamela.Jansma@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7000
Associate Dean Richard Allen

Richard Allen

Associate Dean of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Allen oversees issues related to undergraduate curriculum and the teaching and learning resources in the College. This includes ​oversight for enrollment management, educational and curriculum compliance, new curricular initiatives, classroom resources, and learning enhancement and assessment. He interfaces with all groups on campus concerned with undergraduate programs, policies, and curricula, working to facilitate a high-quality and positive undergraduate course experience.
Richard.Allen@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7000
Portrait photograph of Laura Argys

Laura Argys

Associate Dean of Research and Creative Activities
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Argys works to promote the research and creative activities of the faculty. Her responsibilities include oversight of sponsored programs within CLAS, development of policies and programs to enhance faculty research opportunities and facilitation of research connections across departments, colleges and campuses. Dr. Argys seeks to expand and enhance research and creative activities by graduate and undergraduate students and scholarly collaboration between students and faculty.
Laura.Argys@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7000
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Kathleen Bollard

Associate Dean of Faculty and Staff Affairs
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Bollard advocates for members of the faculty and staff in the college through recruitment, retention, mentoring and development. She chairs both the CLAS Dean's Advisory Committee, which oversees the Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion (RTP) processes and sabbatical approvals for tenure-track faculty members, and the Dean's Advisory Committee for the Clinical Teaching Track, which oversees Appointment, Reappointment and Promotion processes for CTT faculty members. She also serves as the College’s...
kathleen.bollard@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7239

Kuan-Yi (Rose) Chang

Assistant Dean of International, Continuing & Professional Education
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Chang manages all college activities associated with international initiatives (particularly the International College in Beijing [ICB]). She serves as the liaison for all matters associated with the Office of International Education (OIE) and the office of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE). Dr. Chang seeks to expand the current continuing and professional educational programs in the college by seeking new avenues and course offerings.
Kuan-Yi.Chang@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7000
Associate Dean Sarah Fields

Sarah Fields

Associate Dean of Student Success
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Fields promotes undergraduate recruitment, retention, and success. In the college, she works with undergraduate advising, the Academic Standards and Academic Ethics Committees, and the national scholarships team. She collaborates with other offices across the university on a range of issues related to students including transfer credit policies, relations with community colleges, student conduct, and student support.​​
Sarah.Fields@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7000

Marjorie Levine-Clark

Associate Dean of Diversity, Outreach, and Initiatives
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Prof. Levine-Clark brings together faculty, administrators, staff, and students to collaborate on strategic planning; diversity initiatives; promotes continuing and professional education; and interdisciplinary teaching, research, and programming; online initiatives; and strategic planning in CLAS. She is committed to the college’s priority to enhance diversity and foster a culture of inclusion and brings together faculty, administrators, staff, and students to develop programs and policies to support those goals. She looks for...
Assistant Dean Joann Porter

JoAnn Porter

Assistant Dean or Finance and Administration
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ms. Porter is responsible for overseeing the budget, finance and accounting functions in the college. The position collaborates with the Dean and the Associate Deans in the establishment and administrative leadership of all areas under the Dean’s authority. The Assistant Dean functions as the School’s financial manager and the Dean’s consultant on College financial policies and procedures. Ms. Porter also serves as college representative on numerous campus and system finance-related...
JoAnn.Porter@ucdenver.edu     303-315-7022

Carol Rivas-Morken

Assistant Dean of Student Advising
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ms. Morken directs the efforts of a talented team of undergraduate student advisors who help build a successful experience for over 5,000 individuals each year.
Carol.Morken@ucdenver.edu     303-556-2556