Staff

Below is a listing of DUS advisers, college coordinators, staff assistants, and technical staff at University Park.

For general inquiries about DUS, please send email to dus@psu.edu or call 814-865-7576.

Executive Director

David Smith, Associate Dean for Advising and Executive Director of the Division of Undergraduate Studies

David R. Smith - Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Advising and Executive Director of the Division of Undergraduate Studies

Associate Directors

Theresa Musser, Associate Director for Enrollment and Operations

Theresa K. Musser - Ph.D.

Associate Director for Enrollment and Operations

Janet Schulenberg, Associate Director for Advising Technology and Curriculum

Janet Schulenberg - Ph.D.

Associate Director for Advising Technology and Curriculum

Jeff Warner, Associate Director for Outreach and Orientation

Jeff Warner - M.S.

Associate Director for Outreach and Orientation

DUS Academic Advisers

  • Elizabeth C. Agler; M.Ed.; Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Heather A. Atkinson; M.A.; Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Pamela A. Baron; M.S.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Laura S. Brown; M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Alyssa C. Bumbaugh; Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Elena V. Galinova; Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Katherine E. Garren; J.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser and Pre-Law Adviser
  • Irma Giannetti; M.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Jeff Gugino; M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, Smeal College of Business
  • Hilleary A. Himes; M.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator and Director of Academic Advising, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • Natalie James; M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Carolyn Jensen; Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Coordinator and Director of Academic Advising Center, Eberly College of Science
  • Courtney Karmelita; M.Ed.; Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Maren Larson; M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Diane J. Leos; M.F.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Rhea Leydig; M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Project LionPATH
  • Deborah L. Oakes; B.S.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser (Communications Director)
  • Brian Petrosky; M.Ed.; Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Tanja St. Pierre; M.A.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • Wendell Schwab; Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser
  • K. Marion Schwartz; Ph.D.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Adviser; Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Education; Affiliate Assistant Professor of English
  • Kellie Scofield; M.S.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator and Director, College of Engineering Advising Center and Pre-Major Programs
  • Margaret A. Sebastianelli; M.Ed.; Senior Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Health and Human Development and School of Nursing, Director of Student Services
  • Joane R. Stoneberg; B.S., Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator, College of Arts and Architecture

Support Staff

Advisers at Other Campuses

For a complete list of DUS advisers at campuses other than University Park, see Academic Advising Centers.

Administrators Emeriti

  • Linda Higginson; B.A., M.Ed., D.Ed.; Assistant Dean for Advising Emerita, 1975-1983, 1986-1995, 2006-2013
  • Harvey W. Wall; B.S., Ph.D.; Director Emeritus, 1974-1986
  • Eric R. White; A.B., M.S., Ed.D.; Executive Director and Associate Dean for Advising Emeritus, 1986-2012; Affiliate Assistant Professor of Education