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Undergraduate Dean's Office
Eugenia Chase Guild Hall
Lower Level
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: (610)526-5375
Fax: (610)526-7560

Office Hours
9am - 5pm
Monday - Friday

For Faculty For Faculty

The Undergraduate Dean's Office is charged with overseeing the academic and personal well-being of undergraduates at the College.  Faculty and deans work together on matters ranging from curriculum and registration to the problems encountered by individual students.  Six deans serve as primary academic advisers for students.  We divide our time between working with our advisees and collaborating on various college programs.  We are

Karen Tidmarsh, Dean of the Undergraduate College

Ph.D. University of Virginia, English

 X 5370 / ktidmars


Judy Balthazar, Dean of Studies

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Archaeology

X 5374 / jbalthaz


Chuck Heyduk, Associate Dean

Ph.D. Bryn Mawr College, Human Development

X 5379 / cheyduk


Rona Pietrzak, Associate Dean

J.D. University of Pittsburgh

X 5373 / rpietrza


Raima Evan, Assistant Dean

Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, English Lit

X5369 / revan


Assistant Dean Michelle Mancini

Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley, English

X 5372 / mmancini


The Dean’s Office in Taylor is assisted by three administrative support staff:


Patricia Wilkins, Receptionist (pwilkins, x5375)

Anne Marie McElwee, Secretary (amcelwee x5378)

Joann O’Doherty, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College (jodohert x5377)


Five other deans with offices elsewhere on campus focus on specific programs: 


Isabelle Barker, Coordinator of Summer Internships

Ph.D. Rutgers University, Political Science

X 5375 (Taylor Hall) ibarker


Theresa Cann, Assistant Dean and Director of International Programs

M.Ed. Widener University,

X 7352 (Canwyll House)


Mary Beth Davis, Assistant Dean and Undergraduate Health Professions Adviser

Ph.D. Cornell University, Genetics and Developmental Biology

X 7350 (Canwyll House) medavis


Jodi Domsky, Associate Dean and Director of

Health Professions Advising

M.Ed., Bowling Green State University

X 7350 (Canwyll House) jdomsky


Christopher MacDonald-Dennis, Assistant Dean and Director of Intercultural Affairs

Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, Social Justice Education

X 6586 (Multicultural Center) cmacden


Who advises whom


Most transfer and guest students and McBride Scholars (students beyond traditional college age) are advised by Rona Pietrzak.  Otherwise, students are assigned as follows:


A-B        (’10):                    Raima Evan

A-B        (’11,’12 &‘13):    Rona Pietrzak

C-G       (‘10 – ’13):         Chuck Heyduk

H-L        (‘10 – ’13):         Michelle Mancini

M-R       (‘10 – ’13):         Judy Balthazar

S              (’10,& ’11):         Karen Tidmarsh

S              (’12& ‘13):          Raima Evan

T-Z        (‘09 – ’12):         Raima Evan