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Administration

Kathleen Blee
Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the College of General Studies 

John Twyning
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Antonio M. Quarterman
Director, McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success and College of General Studies

Gretchen Holtzapple Bender
Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs, College of General Studies

Lydia Heyliger
Administrative Coordinator
412-624-6608

Elisabeth Estes
Receptionist & CGS Student Government Administrative Assistant
412.624.7007

Academic Affairs 

Boryana Dobreva
Director of Academic Programs
boryana.dobreva@pitt.edu
412-624-6173

Leslie Hilliard
Program Assistant
hilliard@pitt.edu
412-624-6617

Advising

Tiwanda Taylor 
Director of Advising and Student Support
tltst28@pitt.edu
412-624-7019

Tom Damski
Academic Advisor 
tjdst27@pitt.edu
412-624-7012

Courtney Fleck
Academic Advisor 
courtney.fleck@pitt.edu
412-624-7319

Krista Stokes
Academic Advisor
kqs1@pitt.edu
412-624-7314

Mel Watkins
Academic Advisor
mwatkins@pitt.edu
412-624-9707

Admissions and Enrollment  

Adeola Adefemiwa
Interim Admissions Coordinator 
aja66@pitt.edu

412-624-7311

Lena Zellers
Recruiter
ljz14@pitt.edu
412-624-8484