Academic Organization
Academics at Utica College

Academic Organization

Office of The Provost

John H. Johnsen, M.A., Ph.D.

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Room 201, DePerno Hall
(315) 792-3122

Robert M. Halliday, DPhil

Senior Associate Provost and Dean for Graduate Studies
Professor of Philosophy
Room 201B, DePerno Hall
(315) 792-3122

Polly J. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Provost and VP for Online & Extended Studies
Associate Professor of Sociology
Room 207, DePerno Hall
(315) 792-3376

Ann E. Damiano, D.Litt. 

Dean of Academic Assessment
Room 127, White Hall
(315) 223-2568

Alane P. Varga, M.A

Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Chair of the Diversity Committee
Room 103, Strebel Student Center
(315) 792-3100


School of Arts & Sciences

Sharon E. Wise, Ph.D.

Room 286, Gordon Science Center
(315) 792-3028 

School of Health Professions and Education

Harry F. Slife, Jr., Ph.D.

Room 230, White Hall
(315) 792-3059

School of Business and Justice Studies

Richard (Rick) G. Fenner, Ph.D.

Room 102, Economic Crime & Justice Studies Building
(315) 792-3060

Frank E. Gannett Library and Learning Commons

James Teliha,  M.L.I.S., M.A.

Director of the Library and Learning Commons
Gannett Library
(315) 792-3752

Office of the Registrar

Craig Dewan M.S.

College Registrar
(315) 792-3393

Office of International Education

Deborah Wilson-Allam, M.A.

Executive Director of International Education
(315) 792-3259


John H. Johnsen, Ph.D.
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

(315) 792-3122
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502