Dean Pamela Jansma in her office.

Pamela Jansma

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...
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.
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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.
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Faye Caronan

Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Affairs
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff Affairs supports the faculty and staff of the college. This position oversees faculty processes involving reappointment, tenure, promotion, and post-tenure review and is charged with broad issues of planning, recruitment, mentoring, retention, equity, and conflict and grievance resolution in CLAS.
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Marjorie Levine-Clark

Associate Dean of Diversity, Outreach, and Initiatives
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Prof. Levine-Clark brings together faculty, staff, and students to collaborate on interdisciplinary teaching, research, and programming; strategic planning; continuing and professional education; and online initiatives. She is committed to the college's priority to enhance diversity and foster a culture of inclusion and works with members of CLAS to develop programs and policies to support those goals. She looks for opportunities to enhance CLAS outreach to Colorado K-12 schools and our...
Portrait of Rob Stiner.

Robert Stiner

Assistant Dean of Finance and Administration
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mr. Stiner is responsible for overseeing the budget, finance, accounting and human resources 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 and human resources policies and procedures. Mr. Stiner also serves as college representative on...
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John Swallow

Associate Dean for Student Success
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Swallow is committed to the university-wide "Big I.D.E.A!" of inclusion, diversity, equity, and access as the foundation for advancing excellence in teaching and research. In his role as Associate Dean for Student Success, he promotes undergraduate recruitment, retention, graduation, and overall student success. He supervises the CLAS Undergraduate Advising Office, Academic Standards Committee, and the College's Office of Recruitment, Retention and Student Success. He also collaborates with offices across...