The Administration of the New York State College of Human Ecology is headed by the College’s academic leaders and includes the directors and staff of the College’s Student Services and Support Services units. Whether employed in academic support, student services, computing, human resources, finance or facilities, each member of the College administration is dedicated to supporting the College’s teaching, research and outreach mission.

Leadership Directory

Name Title Room Phone Email

Rachel Dunifon

Interim Dean

1300 MVR Hall, East

607-255-2138

red26@cornell.edu

Karl Pillemer

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Outreach

1300F MVR Hall, East

607-255-8086

kap6@cornell.edu

Margaret Frey

Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

1300B MVR Hall, East / 137 HEB

607-255-1937

mfw24@cornell.edu

Craig Higgins

Assistant Dean, College Business Officer

1301B MVR Hall, East

607-254-6446

cth3@cornell.edu

Amy Meckeler

Assistant Dean for Communications

1303A MVR Hall, East

607-255-1403

aem333@cornell.edu

Jennifer Rouin

Assistant Dean for Alumni Affairs and Development

1302A MVR Hall, East

607-255-1850

ejr68@cornell.edu

Sandy Dhimitri

Assistant Dean for Human Resources

1301A MVR Hall, East

607-255-1254

sd255@cornell.edu

 

Department Chairs and Directors

Name Title Department Room Phone Email

Kelly Musick

Interim Chair

Policy Analysis and Management

2301G MVR Hall

607-255-1961

kam386@cornell.edu

Kay Obendorf

Interim Department Chair

Fiber Science & Apparel Design

T57 HEB

607-255-3151

sko3@cornell.edu

Mardelle Shepley

Department Chair

Design + Environmental Analysis

3429 MVR Hall

607-255-2144

mms449@cornell.edu

Patricia Cassano

Interim Division Director

Division of Nutritional Sciences

127 Savage Hall

607-255-8001

pac6@cornell.edu

Qi Wang

Department Chair

Department of Human Development

209 MVR Hall

607-255-0849

qiwang@cornell.edu

 

Administrative Directors

Name Title Department Room Phone Email

Michelle Lyon

Director

Finance

1301C MVR Hall, East

607-255-3114

mh30@cornell.edu

Kristine Mahoney

Director

Facilities

1301E MVR Hall, East

607-255-6128

km285@cornell.edu

Randi Rainbow

Director

Information Technology

1301D MVR Hall, East

607-255-8979

randi.rainbow@cornell.edu

Darryl Scott

Director

Admissions and Student & Career Development

170 MVR Hall, West

607-255-5471

ds42@cornell.edu

Tracey Thompson

Registrar

 

149 MVR Hall

607-255-2235

tlt3@cornell.edu

 

Organizational charts: Human Ecology Leadership Team

Administrative Departments in the College