Dean, Honors College

Alison Smith, Ph.D.Alison Smith, Ph.D.

Honors College


  • B.A., Wheaton College
  • M.Phil., University of Cambridge, England
  • M.S., University of Delaware
  • Ph.D., Brown University

Job Description

Responsible for curricular development, faculty affairs and budgetary affairs for the Honors College. Dean Smith oversees student affairs, including recruitment, admission, advising, retention, college planning, internal university relations, and alumni and donor relations.

Direct Reports

  • Assistant Dean, Frank Congin
  • Associate Director, Advancement and External Relations, Angela Mattox
  • Associate Director of Strategic Communications and External Affairs, Stephanie Moskal
  • Coordinator I, Stacey Spearman
  • Coordinator II, Theresa Yogi
  • Coordinator II, Ólöf Thórdardóttir
  • Coordinator II, Erin Ahrens
  • Coordinator II, Lauren Huffman
  • Coordinator l, Kaylene Trimmer
  • Advisor ll, Adam Santavy
  • Honors Thesis Advisor and Special Assistant, Marsha Kraus
  • Special Assistant, Elizabeth Kudravy 

Contact, 330-672-2312

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