Undergraduate Business

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Undergraduate Program Office
University of Iowa
Henry B. Tippie College of Business
108 John Pappajohn Business Building, Suite C140
Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Phone: 319-335-1037
Fax: 319-335-3692
Email: business-undergrad@uiowa.edu

Kenneth Brown

Kenneth Brown
Associate Dean

Susan Felker

Susan Felker
Assistant Dean & Director

  • Admissions and recruiting
  • Course scheduling
  • Data reporting and enrollment management
  • Technology applications
Shari Piekarski

Shari Piekarski
Assistant Dean & Director

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Student services in the Undergraduate Program
  • Tippie College International Programs
  • Probation and dismissal

Pamela BourjailyPamela Bourjaily
Director of Frank Business Communications Center

  • Direct the Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center
    which includes the Business Writing Center and the Business Speaking Center
  • Supervise Graduate Writing Fellows and Undergraduate Peer Tutor program
  • Director for the Business Communication and Protocol course, 6B:100
Vicki VavraVicki Vavra
Associate Director, Advising & Registration
  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Community college liaison
  • Transfer course evaluations
  • Schedule coordination for UPO advisors
  • Risk Management and Insurance liaison
  • Commencement, co-coordinator

Melissa BakerMelissa Baker
Associate Director, Tippie Experience

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Undergraduate Judicial Board
  • Admissions Team
  • Commencement co-coordinator

Maureen BeranMaureen Beran, Assistant Director, Student Professional Development

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Tippie Roadmap program management
  • Student organizations
  • Tippie Fest and Business Week

Jennifer BlairJennifer Blair, Assistant Director, Global Community Engagement

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Tippie College International Student Orientation
  • Cultural competency and global awareness programs
  • International Students and Scholars Service liaison

Rachael KowbelRachael Kowbel
Assistant Director, Student Recruiting

  • Prospective Student Visit Day Planning and Implementation
  • Admission publications
  • Admission and recruiting data collection and reporting
  • Tippie Spring BBQ
  • Business Student Ambassador advisor
Matt Edwards

Matt Edwards
Assistant Director, Global Perspectives

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Study abroad course evaluation
  • International Business Certificate coordinator
  • TCOB World Language Policies
  • ADMIT ONE (fall semesters)

Mike SchluckebierMike Schluckebier
Assistant Director, Student Leadership Development

  • Student organizations
  • Business Week Committee co-chair
  • Leadership Banquet
  • Student conference participation
  • Beta Gamma Sigma and Honors

Brooke PaulsenBrooke Paulsen
Assistant Director, Student Transition Success

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Transition programming: first-year and prebusiness students
  • The Iowa Edge
  • Admissions Team
  • Center for Diversity & Enrichment Liaison

Mark ArchibaldMark Archibald
Assistant Director, First Year Experience

  • Advising prebusiness and business students
  • Coordination of Direct Admit Seminar Course
  • BizHawks Living-Learning Community
  • First-Year Experience programming
  • ADMIT ONE (spring semester)

Shari TolanderShari Tolander
Assistant to Associate Dean

  • Budget
  • Scholarships
  • Web updates
  • Human resources

Deone PedersenDeone Pedersen

  • UPO reception area coordination
  • Undergraduate Update (weekly news digest)