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Staff Directory

Graduate School Information

Brenda Hoiness, 230 Adams Hall,, (815) 753-0395

Admissions Staff

For questions about international applications and related inquiries:
Erin Corwin-Surwillo,, (815) 753-9410

For questions about domestic degree-seeking applications and related inquiries:
Taylor Honeyman,, (815) 753-2699

For questions about non-degree (Student at Large) applications and related inquiries:
Anne Arne,, (815) 753-4900

Initial application processing:
Anne Arne,, (815) 753-4900

For immigration issues and departmental questions about overall admission policies:
Ann Sims,, (815) 753-9409

Enrolled Student Staff

Enrolled students with questions about degree-completion requirements and schedule/grade changes should contact one of the following individuals.

For questions about graduation requirements for master's students
Kathleen Feith,, (815) 753-0431

For questions about schedule changes, grade changes, graduation requirements for doctoral students and probation/dismissal:
Theresa La Rocco,, (815) 753-9411

Thesis/Dissertation Office

Carolyn Law,, (815) 753-9405


Casey Coots, Director of Marketing and Communications,, (815) 752-6962

Graduate Career and Professional Development

Dr. Gary Baker, Co-Coordinator,, (815) 753-1946
Dr. Elizabeth Wilkins, Co-Coordinator,, (815) 753-9406

Technical Services

For questions about degree progress report set-up and functionality:
Lakeisha Jackson,, (815) 753-9414

Eric Biletzky, Manager of Technical Services,, (815) 753-3439

Graduate Colloquium

Deborah Williams,, (815) 753-0425

Office of the Dean

Dana Hughes, Administrative Assistant,, (815) 753-9403
Debbie Williams, Office Manager,, (815) 753-0425
Bonni Feltz, Office Support Specialist,, (815) 753-9654
Dr. Bradley G. Bond, Dean,, (815) 753-9402