Graduate School Office Directory

The University of Akron

Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School

George R. Newkome, Ph.D.
Professor of Polymer Science, Professor of Chemistry, James and Vanita Oelschlager Professor of Science and Technology  
Phone: (330) 972-6458
Fax: (330) 972-2413

Office directory

Name Title Phone
Dr. Mark Tausig Associate Dean (330) 972-7664
Heather Blake Administrative Assistant Sr (330) 972-7664
^ Contact for graduate faculty membership, graduate curriculum review, academic probation and dismissals, program extensions, and cross registration
Dr. Heather Burton Director, McNair Scholars Program (330) 972-2135
Karen Caldwell Coordinator, Graduate Student Financial Aid (330) 972-6310
^ Contact for graduate assistantship and scholarship program and Graduate School budgets. For questions regarding Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (330) 972-7032.
Tracy McCune Manager, Graduate Admissions (330) 972-8233
^ Contact for graduate admission issues, evaluation of foreign credentials, English language requirements, and transfer of credit
Leanne McNicholas Student Services Counselor (330) 972-5169
^ Contact for graduate student degree completion and thesis/dissertation submission
Megan Richardson Student Services Counselor (330) 972-5296

Mailing Address: The University of Akron  Graduate School  Akron, Ohio  44325-2101

Main Office Phone Number: (330) 972-7663

Fax Number: (330) 972-6475

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