Quick Guide: Who to Contact

A Quick Guide to Who Handles What in the Provost's Office (and Beyond)

General Enquiries

  • Scheduling Appointments – Larry Picard
  • Upcoming Deadlines and Submissions – Larry Picard

Academic Budgets

  • Budgets – Leslie Cawley
  • Faculty Budgets and Procedures Committee (FBPC) –  Linda Bell, Patricia Denison, or Sarah Freidel

Curriculum and Assessment

  • Academic Program Reviews –  Patricia Denison
  • Assessment –  Patricia Denison /  Becky Friedkin, Institutional Research and Assessment
  • Committee on Instruction (COI) –  Abby Lembersky
  • Academic Curricular Review Implementation – Deysy Ordóñez-Arreola
  • Course Catalogue – Sarah Freidel or Larry Picard
  • Course Evaluations – Sarah Freidel or Alexis Seeley, BLAIS
  • Middle States Reaccreditation –  Patricia Denison
  • Student Appeals for General Education Requirements (GER) – Abby Lembersky

Department Chairs and Administrative Support

  • Administrative Support Staff – Annie Burrows
  • Chairs’ Meetings –  Patricia Denison or Sarah Freidel
  • Computer Purchases – Annie Burrows

Faculty Appointments and Leaves

  • Appointments and Reappointments – Leslie Cawley
  • Leave Records – Leslie Cawley
  • Personnel Status and Timelines – Leslie Cawley

For questions concerning payroll, please contact Sumerita Persaud, Office of the Controller.

For questions concerning benefits, please contact Harry Alvia, Senior HR Manager, Benefits/Work Life, and Robin Beltzer, Senior Generalist, Academic Programs, in the Office of Human Resources.

Changes of address and phone, Direct Deposit banking information, and  IRS Form W-4 for  tax withholdings can be submitted through Barnard College Employee Self Service (ESS) in the “myApplications” section of my.barnard.edu.

Faculty Committees and Governance

  • Faculty Elections – Abby Lembersky
  • Faculty Governance and Procedures Committee (FGP) – Abby Lembersky
  • Faculty Meetings – Patricia Denison or Sarah Freidel

Faculty Development and Diversity

  • Faculty Diversity and Development (FDD Committee) – Debra Minkoff and Fabiola Lafontant
  • Mentoring for Junior Faculty – Debra Minkoff
  • New Faculty Orientation – Debra Minkoff and Fabiola Lafontant
  • Willen Seminar Applications and Support – Debra Minkoff and Fabiola Lafontant

Faculty Tenure, Promotions, and Reappointment Reviews

  • Advisory Committee on Appointments, Tenure, and Promotion (ATP) Support – Sarah Freidel
  • Internal Promotion Review Procedures – Sarah Freidel
  • Reappointment Review Procedures – Sarah Freidel
  • Tenure Timeline and Procedures – Debra Minkoff or Sarah Freidel
  • Third Year Review Procedures – Debra Minkoff or Sarah Freidel

Grants and Research Support

  • Conference Travel Grants – Annie Burrows
  • Internal Grants – Patricia Denison and Annie Burrows
  • Sponsored Research/External Grants – Leslie Cawley  /  Institutional Support staff, Development Office
  • Barnard Teaches: Real Place + Digital Access – Sarah Greene
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Research Integrity – Patricia Denison
  • College-Subsidized Summer Housing for Student Employees – Leslie Cawley

International Initiatives

  • Global Symposium – Lisa Hollibaugh
  • International Research, Partnerships, and Opportunities for Faculty – Lisa Hollibaugh

For questions concerning study abroad and the visiting international students program (VISP), please contact the Dean of Studies Office.