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Please feel free to contact the West Chester University College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office Staff to assist you.

Dr. Lori Vermeulen   ( lvermeulen@wcupa.edu )

Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Vicki Tischio ( vtischio@wcupa.edu )

Interim Associate Dean for the School of Humanities and Liberal Arts (HuLA)       more...

Faculty and students are encouraged to see the Interim Associate Dean for Humanities, Languages, and Arts (HuLA) for a variety of issues, including support for grants, scholarly and entrepreneurial projects, new course proposals and other program- or course- related ideas in HuLA-related majors, minors, and programs. Chairs in these areas can receive support with scheduling, staffing and other concerns from the Interim Associate Dean for HuLA.

Dr. Marc Gagne ( mgagne@wcupa.edu )

Interim Associate Dean for the School of Science and Mathematics (SaM)       more...

Faculty and students are encouraged to see the Interim Associate Dean for Science and Mathematics (SaM) for a variety of issues, including support for grants, scholarly and entrepreneurial projects, new course proposals and other program- or course- related ideas in SaM-related majors, minors, and programs. Chairs in these areas can receive support with scheduling, staffing and other concerns from the Interim Associate Dean for SaM.

Dr. Anita Foeman ( afoeman@wcupa.edu )

Faculty Associate for Student Issues        more...

Dr. Anita Foeman Faculty, students, and their families are encouraged to see the Faculty Associate for Student Issues if they encounter problems in first-line processes (for example, appealing a grade). The Faculty Associate also supervises scholarships and student research awards, and is always willing to discuss, informally, concerns related to the quality of student life in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Hyoejin Yoon ( hyoon@wcupa.edu )

Faculty Associate for Special Projects       more...

Dr. Yoon is currently serving as Faculty Associate for Special Projects. This year, the special project involves strengthening the organizational structure of the college by studying, in collaboration with representatives of the provost, a variety of interdisciplinary programs and special projects. If you have questions about the project, feel free to contact Dr. Yoon at hyoon@wcupa.edu.

Kathleen Sanger ( ksanger@wcufoundation.org )

CAS Major Gifts Officer       more...

The CAS Major Gifts Officer is responsible for coordinating the fundraising efforts of the college as they related to gifts from alumni and friends and grants from foundations. She is the CAS liaison to the WCU Foundation.

Becca Grisillo ( rgrisillo@wcupa.edu )

Assistant Dean and Budget Manager       more...

Becca Grisillo The Assistant Dean/Budget Manager is responsible for managing fiscal affairs for the College of Arts and Sciences. Questions about payroll, reimbursements, purchases, and other fiscal policies can be directed to this position, along with inquiries about grants and contracts. The Assistant Dean/Budget Manager is also responsible for confirming faculty workloads with the departments.

Becky Mason ( rmason@wcupa.edu )

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences       more...

Faculty are encouraged to see Becky Mason for questions/assistance regarding the Dean's calendar, temp/adjunct hiring issues, sabbatical paperwork, faculty evaluations, tenure/promotion process and faculty searches.

Linda (Lin) Cavileer ( lcavileer@wcupa.edu )

Administrative Assistant to the Interim Associate Deans       more...

Linda (Lin) Cavileer The Administrative Assistant to the Interim Associate Deans is available for questions and assistance regarding their calendars and their activities, including internal and external grants, and course proposals. She also provides support to the Faculty Associate for Student Issues for undergraduate grants, and the CAS Accepted Students Day and Outstanding Student events.

Linda O'Donnell ( lodonnell@wcupa.edu )

Receptionist       more...

Linda O'Donnell The CAS Receptionist is responsible for answering the main office line, greeting all visitors to the CAS office, helping them with any questions or problems, helping students with obtaining the correct signatures on various forms, routing those forms where necessary and keeping the front of the office organized in regard to guiding people to their correct appointments as they arrive.




School of Humanities and Liberal Arts (HuLA)


  • Communication Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Holocaust and Genocide
  • Languages & Cultures
  • Liberal Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Professional Studies
  • Teaching English as Second Language (TESOL)
  • Women & Gender Studies

School of Science and Mathematics (SaM)


  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geology and Astronomy
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)
  • Psychology





         Office of the Dean
   Anderson Hall, Suite 119
    West Chester University
   West Chester, PA 19383
      Phone: 610-436-3521
         Fax: 610-436-3150
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