Contact Us

 

Contact us

 


Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

 

Campus Location:

Student Affairs: 214 CSC
Dean’s Office: 214 CSC
Development Office: 210 CSC

Phone:

Student Affairs: 801-587-8978
Academic Advising: 801-587-0639
Dean's Office: 801-581-6958

Address:

The College of Science
1390 Presidents Circle,
Crocker Science Center, Rm 214
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0140
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Dean's Office


Peter E. Trapa, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Science

Peter E. Trapa, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Science
Peter E. Trapa is the Dean of the College of Science. He oversees all aspects of the college, and is responsible for the college’s student success initiatives, academic programming, research activity, faculty, and staff.
 Contact Lindsey DeSpain at 801-581-7214
 lindsey@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Lindsey DeSpain

Administrative Manager & Assistant to the Dean

Lindsey DeSpain

Administrative Manager & Assistant to the Dean
Lindsey provides administrative support to the Dean and Associate Deans including scheduling appointments and assisting with faculty-related activities such as retention, promotion, and tenure (RPT), sabbaticals, elections and college committees, and special projects as assigned. Lindsey also provides support for the Junior Faculty and EDGES Programs.
 801-581-6958
 lindsey@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Pearl Sandick, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, OEO/Title IX Liaison

Pearl Sandick, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, OEO/Title IX Liaison
Pearl Sandick is the Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Affairs and the OEO/Title IX Liaison. She advocates for faculty and oversees the RPT process, as well as leads strategic planning for the College.
 Contact Lindsey DeSpain 801-581-7214
 sandick@physics.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Katelin Goings

Events Manager

Katelin Goings

Events Manager
 801-581-6958
 katelin.goings@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Vahe Bandarian, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Vahe Bandarian, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Vahe Bandarian is the Associate Dean of Student Affairs. He oversees student affairs, including recruitment, advising, engagement, and success metrics.
 vahe@chem.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Tiffany Jensen

Accounting & Finance Manager

Tiffany Jensen

Accounting & Finance Manager
Tiffany provides support to the Dean, Chairs, and Department Accountants and groups both in and outside of the College with matters involving college financials, budgeting and reporting. Tiffany works with the Department accountants within the college to provide high levels of support of college programs and personnel. Tiffany is a member of the campus Budget Officers Professional Peer group.
 801-581-4437
 tiffany@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Cassie Slattery

Director of Special Projects

Cassie Slattery

Director of Special Projects
Cassie develops and manages a portfolio of projects and strategic initiatives for the College. She focuses on student and community engagement in the College and across the University.
 801-587-7061
 cassie.slattery@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Advancement


Eliot Wilcox

Director of Operations

Eliot Wilcox

Director of Operations
Eliot's portfolio includes grant writing, research development, corporate and foundation relations, and administration of the College's annual giving campaign. He prepares proposals for College programs, endowment requests, and capital projects. As part of his duties, he also locates potential funding opportunities for faculty and assists, as needed, with pre-award activities.
 801-581-4360
 wilcox@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

David Pace

Advancement Coordinator for the School of Biological Sciences

David Pace

Advancement Coordinator for the School of Biological Sciences
David works with biology faculty, staff and students to steward alumni and other donors to cultivate gifts and is content specialist for outward facing communications via the SBS print magazine OUR DNA and digital content (including social media and the website). He also develops and stages exhibits and events while collaborating with College and University-level fundraising campaigns.
 801-587-9020
 pace@biology.utah.edu
 257 S. 1400 E. #201B
   South Biology Building

James (Jim) DeGooyer

Major Gifts Officer

James (Jim) DeGooyer

Major Gifts Officer
Jim works closely with Science alumni and donors to identify and facilitate specific giving opportunities to help donors realize their philanthropic goals. Jim specializes in annual giving, major gifts, and Planned Giving. He travels throughout Utah and nearby states to meet with individual alumni and donors.
 801-581-3124
 jdegooyer@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Michele Swaner

Advancement Coordinator for Mathematics and Physics

Michele Swaner

Advancement Coordinator for Mathematics and Physics
Michele manages the advancement and communications activities for the Mathematics and Physics Departments. This includes working with students and faculty to highlight research, as well as writing articles, creating content, and managing websites and social media. She serves as the editor of Aftermath and the Spectrum--the Math and Physics Department magazines. She also is involved in campaigns and events related to department development.
 801-580-9590
 swaner@science.utah.edu
 115 South 1400 East
   JFB Room 205

Mathew Crawley

Marketing & Communications Manager

Mathew Crawley

Marketing & Communications Manager
Mathew manages the marketing and communications for the College of Science. This includes the Notebook and Discover publications, science.utah.edu website, and numerous other print and electronic outlets.
 801-897-4830
 crawley@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Student Affairs


Lisa Batchelder

Director, Student Services and Administration Manager

Lisa Batchelder

Director, Student Services and Administration Manager
Lisa oversees the College of Science activities related to student success and retainment, recruitment, scholarships, residential housing opportunities, new student orientation, and convocation.
 801-581-3374
 batchelder@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Katie Barnard

Associate Director of Advising

Katie Barnard

Associate Director of Advising
Katie oversees the Academic Advising team for the College of Science. She works closely with advisors and college leadership to develop best practices for academic advising to improve outcomes and the student experience.
 katie.barnard@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 240

Samantha Shaw

Student Affairs Coordinator & ACCESS Program Manager

Samantha Shaw

Student Affairs Coordinator & ACCESS Program Manager
Sam supports all student-related activities in the College of Science, including recruitment, events, scholarships, petitions, orientation, and social media. She manages the Student Ambassador Program, developing student leaders and providing support for events in the College and its four departments. As the ACCESS Program Manager, Sam recruits applicants, facilitates selections, and manages administrative logistics throughout the year-long scholarship and research program.
 801-882-4639
 shaw@science.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Megan Bettilyon

Student Engagement Coordinator

Megan Bettilyon

Student Engagement Coordinator
Megan provides career-readiness opportunities for all students across both Colleges, including internship assistance, connecting students to research positions, and hosting career development events.
 megan.bettilyon@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Tanya Vickers

ACCESS Program Director

Tanya Vickers

ACCESS Program Director
 801-587-8978
 tanya.vickers@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Megan Wolfe

Embedded Mental Health Professional

Megan Wolfe

Embedded Mental Health Professional
Megan provides up to 12 sessions of therapy, or "quick care" one/two session appointments. Talmage building hours are Monday 12 - 5 pm, Tuesday 8 am - 5 pm and Friday 8 am - 5 pm.
 801-581-6826
 mwolfe@sa.utah.edu
 1430 Presidents Circle
   James Talmage Building (JTB), Room 220

Labs & Buildings


Jim Muller

Executive Director of Facilities Management

Jim Muller

Executive Director of Facilities Management
Jim helps oversee the facility-related operations of the Crocker Science Center. He works with building occupants, project managers, architects and contractors to facilitate renovation, infrastructure upgrades and new construction projects for the College of Science.
 801-949-1123
 jmuller@chemistry.utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

David Thomas

Educational Lab Facilities Manager

David Thomas

Educational Lab Facilities Manager
David manages the educational laboratory facilities within the Crocker Science Center. He and his team of student interns also directly support laboratory courses taught within the building. This support includes maintenance of equipment, stocking and preparation of media and chemicals, and training on best safety practices and good lab hygiene.
 828-553-3180
 d.r.thomas@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Dominic Wasescha

Facility Manager

Dominic Wasescha

Facility Manager
 u6040832@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Position open

Associate Director of Safety

Position open

Associate Director of Safety
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Josh Steffen, Ph.D.

Science Research Initiative Director

Josh Steffen, Ph.D.

Science Research Initiative Director
Josh manages the Science Research Initiative SRI, a program that focusses on engaging undergraduates in research activities in the College of Science. In addition he is a lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences, teaches courses associated with the SRI, and manages two undergraduate research streams.
 801-581-6958
 josh.steffen@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Heather Briggs, Ph.D.

Science Research Initiative

Heather Briggs, Ph.D.

Science Research Initiative
 heather.briggs@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Ryan Stolley, Ph.D.

Science Research Initiative

Ryan Stolley, Ph.D.

Science Research Initiative
 ryan.stolley@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214

Laura Rupert

SRI Project Coordinator

Laura Rupert

SRI Project Coordinator
 L.rupert@utah.edu
 1390 Presidents Circle,
   Crocker Science Center, Room 214