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College Coordinating Council

The Patton College Coordinating Council, chaired by the Dean, is the formal administrative leadership body charged with addressing challenges that impede the success and effectiveness of faculty, staff, and students.

Purpose of the Council:

  1. To encourage a constructive, positive, and affirming culture that fosters performance, progress, and prominence.
  2. To address challenges that impede the success and effectiveness of faculty, staff, and students.
  3. To steward the common vision guiding The Patton College toward performance, progress, and prominence.
  4. To develop and maintain a strong sense of community, essential to breaking down silos, territorialism, and other dysfunctional elements.
  5. To encourage collaboration and professional autonomy in solving problems across and within units of The Patton College.
  6. To provide technical and psychosocial support across and within units of the College.

Functions of the Council:

  1. Establishes and maintains open lines of communication among a diverse community of leaders essential in carrying out the mission and vision of The Patton College.
  2. Provides an intentional and purposeful venue for communicating needs for information, resources and support.
  3. Engages in ongoing professional development experiences and activities necessary for effective leadership and management.
  4. Provides support in the development, facilitation, and implementation of solutions to promote greater efficiency and effectiveness across and within units of the College.

Council Members:

Dean Headshot
Renée A. Middleton
Dean
McCracken Hall 133
740.593.9449


PaulinsAnn Paulins
Senior Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
McCracken Hall 133
740.593.4402
 

 

 

Maureen Coon
Maureen Coon
Assistant Dean, Student Affairs & Academic Advising
McCracken Hall 124L
740.593.1302
 

Frans Doppen
Frans Doppen
Chair, Teacher Education
McCracken Hall, 210B
740.593.0254

 

Krisanna Machtmes
Krisanna Machtmes
Chair, Educational Studies
740.597.1322

 

Beth Vanderveer
Beth VanDerveer
Chair, Recreation and Sport Pedagogy
740.593.0235
 

 

Greg Foley
Greg Foley
Morton Professor of Mathematics Education
740.593.4430
 

 

Marlene SwartzMijeong Noh
Acting Chair, Human and Consumer Sciences
740.593.0235

 


Marlene Swartz   
Marcy Kennedy
Director, Center for Professional Development School Partnerships
740.593.9989

 

 

Linda Fife
Linda Fife
Director, Institute Democracy in Education

 

 

Laura Risler
Laura Risler
Director, Center for Higher Education


 

Cathy Waller
Cathy Waller
Director, Child Development Center
740.593.1819
 

 

Tim Binegar
Timothy Binegar
Director of Development
740.593.4465

 

 

Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng
Kwabena Owusu-Kwarteng
Director, Upward Bound
740.593.4432
 

 

Tamy Solomon
Tamala Solomon
Director, Alumni Relations and Events
740.597.2990
 

 

 

Beth Backes
Beth Backes
Director of the Curriculum and Technology Center and Online Programs
740.539.2288
 

 

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     Kim Barlag
     Communications & Design Specialist
     740.593.9586

 

Lindsey Ladd
Lindsey Ladd
Statistical Data and forecasting Administrator
740.597.3164

 

 


 Marlene Swartz    Chip Rice
     Research Grants Development Coordinator
     740.597.9007

 

 

 

Connie Patterson
Connie Patterson
Director, Assessment & Academic Improvement
740.593.0084


 

Beth Lydic
Beth Lydic
Administrative and Financial Officer
740.593.4401
 

 

 

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