CAITLIN CARON, Coordinator of Writing Initiatives
Caitlin supervises the Writing Fellows Program; provides direct writing support to students; partners with faculty to provide writing support in courses; identifies and develops writing initiatives; collaborates with WRRH and the Writing Colleagues program; and teaches in the Summer Institute.
SUSAN K. HESS, Writing and Teaching/Learning Specialist and Assistant Director of the First Year Seminar Program
Susan provides writing and teaching consultation to faculty; offers in-class workshops to compliment instruction; develops programming to support Honors students including teaching Readers Colleges “Generating a Thesis” and “Countdown to a Thesis”; provides assessment support to faculty and departments; and teaches in the First Year Seminar Program and in the Summer Institute.
SUSAN M. PLINER, Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment & Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
Susan manages initiatives across the CTL; represents the CTL on issues of teaching, learning, and faculty development; provides consultation to faculty and departments; and is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department and Social Justice Studies Program.
RUTH SHIELDS, Assistant Director
Ruth directs the Teaching Fellow Program; oversees the oral communication programs; collaborates with faculty, deans, and staff to support student learning; oversees the Senior Symposium; and assists in the daily operations of the CTL office.
DAVID SILVER, Coordinator of Disability Services
David oversees all aspects of disability services; provides direct support to students with disabilities; provides information and support to faculty accommodating students with disabilities; develops and manages documentation guidelines, processes, and review; and collaborates with offices across campus on disability related issues.
EVELYN SPERRY, Administrative Assistant
Evelyn provides general support for all CTL activities, staff, and events.
SAM VANN, Coordinator of Student Services
Sam directs the Study Mentor and Study Table programs; manages office scheduling and data software; provides support to faculty; acts as a liaison to athletic departments; accommodates students with disabilities testing needs; provides direct learning and study support to students; and teaches for the Summer Institute.