Dean of the Faculty

Welcome to Reed's Office of the Dean of the Faculty

Staff in the Office of the Dean of the Faculty

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Tamara Metz

Associate Dean of the Faculty and Associate Professor of Political Science and Humanities
Eliot Hall 425

Primary responsibilities: academic advising, academic policy and planning, academic programming and curriculum development, Academic Success Committee, accreditation, faculty development and mentoring, governance, new faculty support, Northwest Five Consortium (NW5C), student success programming, and visiting faculty searches. > See bio.

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Jolina Kwong Caputo

Associate Dean of Academic Operations
Eliot Hall 317

Primary responsibilities: academic equipment budget, academic staff evaluation and human resources compliance, Committee on Academic Policy and Planning (CAPP), Committee on Advancement and Tenure (CAT), endowed chairs and professorships, endowed lecture funds, faculty development fund requests (Stillman Drake, Sabbatical Research, Summer Research, etc.), faculty reviews, foundation and corporate support, sabbatical and leave eligibility, student research and faculty-student research, supervisor to administrative coordinators to the faculty, and supervisor to Dean’s office staff.

Matthew Packwood

Associate to the Dean of the Faculty
Eliot Hall 318A

Primary responsibilities: Academic Affairs Committee, academic misconduct, Dean of the Faculty office community liaison, dean’s calendar and meeting coordination, Dean’s office operating budget, Dean’s office website, faculty announcements, faculty committees, faculty database and Banner records, faculty elections, faculty housing, faculty meetings, faculty minutes and legislative record, Northwest Five Consortium (NW5C), program review, and accreditation.

Karin Purdy

Faculty Search Coordinator
Eliot Hall 403

Primary responsibilities: 
Associate Dean of the Faculty calendar and meeting coordination, Associate Dean's office operations, faculty offer letters and startup agreements, faculty office assignments, faculty recruitment and hiring processes, immigration and visas, and new faculty orientation and onboarding.

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Lin Reedijk

Administrative Coordinator
Eliot Hall 317

Primary responsibilities: Dean’s office operations and administrative support, faculty development fund reimbursements (Stillman Drake, Sabbatical Research, Summer Research, etc.), faculty employment files, faculty evaluation files, and faculty professional travel.

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Anne Ha

Data and System Coordinator
Eliot Hall 429

Primary responsibilities: annual faculty salary letters, faculty database and Banner records, faculty directory, Faculty Handbook, Guidebook, and Language Scholars orientation.


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See the list of past Provosts and/or Deans of the Faculty

Page updated September 5, 2023