Dean's Office Contacts

Office of the Dean
College Of Veterinary Medicine
200 Magruder Hall
Hours: 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Dean’s Office handles administration and student services. We are your support center and strive to provide friendly service to ease you through your four years of the professional DVM program.

Student Services

Dr. Sue Tornquist
Interim Dean
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

Oversees student services and academic affairs, admissions, curriculum; academic advising; mentoring program.

Jolene Bunce
Student Services Coordinator

Student advisor and student records, course scheduling and registration, graduation clearance.

Tess Collins
Admissions Coordinator

Admissions and transfer advising, prospective student information, CVM recruitment and outreach.


Rhonda Hankins
Executive Assistant to the Dean

Arranges appointments with the dean; scholarship coordination; development and alumni liaison.

Kelley Marchbanks
Director of Development

Responsible for all fundraising efforts involving or benefitting the College.

Heather Rapp
Events and Alumni Relations Coordinator


Event planning, alumni relations, student organization advisor, and scholarship coordination.

Lyn Smith-Gloria
Marketing and Communications

Public relations, news media liason, publications, social media, and website; Pet Day.

Katie Larsen
Dean's Office Receptionist

Receptionist, Pet Memorial program; ID Badges; Dean's Office travel.

McDowell Veterinary Library 

Derrick Padar
Library Technician