College of the Arts

Maricela Alvarado

Maricela Alvarado
VA D 280A (
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(657) 278-3255
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Welcome from the Assistant Dean

The assistant deans work in collaboration with the vice president for Student Affairs and the deans in each college to deliver services that support student progress toward degree and professional objectives. In addition, the assistant deans design and coordinate programs with faculty, students and administration that enrich the academic environment and enhance student development within the colleges.

Responsibilities of the assistant deans may include counseling students with personal and academic concerns, coordinating orientation and retention programs, advising student groups, administering scholarship programs, and developing alumni and community support for the college.