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Center for Global Education

Department Chairs & Deans for Study Abroad

Please use this as a guide as you contact Department Chairs or other appropriate faculty members for course approvals. You will use the official Course Approval Form (included in the Center for Global Education's pre-departure packet) to obtain approvals/signatures prior to your semester or summer abroad.

Andre B. Lacy School of Business

  • Associate Dean, Dr. Bill Templeton, 317-940-940-9419, Lacy School of Business, room 455F
  • Advising for Study Abroad Programs in Germany only - Robert Bennett, 317-940-9502, Lacy School of Business, room 440

College of Communication

  • Associate Dean, Dr. Suzanne Reading, 317-940-9492 Fairbanks Building, room 218C
  • Music Industry Studies/Creative Media and Entertainment/Web Design and Development, Sports Media, and Journalism, Dr. Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh, 317-940-6047, Fairbanks Building, room 118
  • Communication and Media Studies, Human Communication & Organization Leadership, Critical Communication & Media Studies, Dr. Kristin Swenson,  317-940-6466, Fairbanks Building, room 256
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders, Dr. Tonya Bergeson, 317-940-5975, Jordan Hall, room 246K
  • Strategic Communication, Mark Rademacher, 317-940-9823 Fairbanks Building, room 238

After all departmental approvals have been obtained, communication courses need to be approved by Dr. Reading.

College of Education

  • Assistant Dean, Dr. Angela Lupton, 317-940-9963, South Campus Main Building, Room 105

All education courses must first be approved by your academic advisor within COE. 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Associate Dean, Dr. Bonnie Brown, 317-940-8800, Pharmacy and Health Sciences Building, Room 107

All Pharmacy courses need to be approved by Dr. Brown.

Jordan College of the Arts

  • Associate Dean, Wendy Meaden, 317-940-9961, Lilly Hall, room 138
  • Art, Steve Nyktas, Chair, 317-940-3054, Jordan College Annex, room 111A
  • Arts Administration: Susan Zurbuchen, Chair (Associate Professor), 317-940-9463, Lilly Hall, room 131
  • Dance, Larry Attaway, 317-940-9662, Lilly Hall, room 052
  • Music, David Murray, 317-940-9988, Lilly Hall, room 225
  • Theatre, Diane Timmerman, 317-940-9875 Lilly Hall, room 161

Core Approval for Study Abroad

  • AR—Contact the department teaching the class, such as MA, CS.
  • GHS—Contact the GHS Director, Dr. Sholeh Shahrokhi, 317-940-8335, Jordan Hall, room 349B
  • NW—Contact the department teaching the class, such as BI, PS.
  • PCA
    - Contact department of English for PCA-EN courses
    - For all other PCA courses, contact Associate Dean of JCA Wendy Meaden, 317-940-9961, Lilly Hall, room 138
  • PWB—Contact the College of Education, Dr. Mindy Welch, 317-940-9550, Hinkle Fieldhouse, room 1227
  • SW—Contact the department teaching the class, such as SO, JR, COB, PO, etc.
  • TI—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.
  • ICR—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.
  • SAC—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.
  • WAC—Contact the department teaching the class, such as CL, EN, PL, RL, STS, etc.

Before May 2020, please contact Faculty Director of the Core Curriculum, Dr. James McGrath, 317-940-9364, Jordan Hall, room 206B. 
After May 2020, please contact Dr. Travis Ryan,  317-940-9977, Gallahue Hall, room 039

All Core courses will need approval from the Faculty Director of the Core Curriculum, in addition to the area director or department chair. 

For more information please contact: core@butler.edu

 

Updated on 3/23/2020.