College of Arts and Sciences Advising

100 Fitzgerald House
614 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4567

College of Arts and Sciences
Dean's Office

Varner Hall, Room 217
371 Varner Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4485
(location map)
(248) 370-2140
Fax: (248) 370-4280

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Faculty and Staff

The College of Arts and Sciences faculty and staff is comprised of a diverse group of widely talented individuals that are here to assist you as you pursue your academic goals here at Oakland University.

Office of The Dean

Office of the Dean

Elaine Carey
(248) 370-2140

Joseph Shively
Associate Dean
(248) 370-2140

Elisabeth Hoegberg
Associate Dean and Director, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
(248) 370-2036

Fabia Battistuzzi
Interim Associate Dean
248) 370-2140

Laura Culbert
Assistant Dean - Finance
(248) 370-2140

Beth Dawson
Assistant Dean - Curriculum
(248) 370-2140

Carrie Miller
Business Manager & Financial Analyst
(248) 370-2140

Christopher Ware
Computing & Instructional Resource Manager
(248) 370-2888

Tammye Stoves
Executive Secretary
(248) 370-4535

Christopher Delacruz
Administrative Secretary
(248) 370-2140

Lynn Bernardi
Office Assistant
(248) 370-2154

Dave Pemberton
Director of Communications and Marketing
(248) 370-2428

Development Office

Kelly Ann Fiore
Senior Major Gift Officer
(248) 370-2146

Angela Robinson
Major Gift Officer
(248) 370-3183

Lori Posey
Development Associate
(248) 370-2650

Traci Stefan
Office Assistant II 
(248) 370-2173


The Ambassadors of the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to advancing the College's vision and mission - to provide a quality liberal studies education that will enrich students' lives and give them the tools they need to lead productive personal and professional lives.  The Ambassadors create a bridge between the College of Arts and Sciences and the community by generating increased awareness of the college's academic programs and community initiatives.

The current members of the College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors are:

  • Barbara Anness, Rochester Community Schools
  • Shaquonda Bailey, Shay B. Beautiful LLC
  • Jeffrey Eberle
  • Robert L. Gebbie, Natural Bridge Technologies
  • Grant R. Gerhart, TACOM/tardec Army (retired)
  • Nihal Goonewardene
  • Jonthan Kane, Lion Labs Ltd
  • Renique Kersh, University of Illinois
  • Thomas E. Kimble, AARP of Michigan (retired)
  • Jonathan D. Parks, Wayne State University
  • Vito J. Pianello, First State Bank
  • Richard E. Rassel, Butzel Long
  • Lois Shaevsky
  • Tobye S. Stein, Co-op Financial Services (retired)
  • John D. Stoll

Ex Officio

  • Elaine K. Carey, Dean
  • Kelly Conway, Director of Philanthropy
  • Angela Robinson, Director of Philanthropy