Staff

Jennifer Cannady
Assistant Dean of the College and Director ofAcademic Advising and Student Success
Buttrick Hall 104 B
404 471-6284
jcannady@agnesscott.edu

The director supervises academic procedures and policies in addition to managing office operations and staff. The director of academic advising is also responsible for:

  • Academic content of New Student Orientation
  • Placement tests
  • Dual-degree program administration
  • Independent study
  • Special study
  • Coordination of programs supporting student success
  • Exceptions to academic policies
  • Leave of absence
  • International transfer credit evaluation

Machamma Quinichett
Director of Summit Advising and Associate Director of Academic Advising
Buttrick Hall G-28
404 471-6150
mquinichett@agnesscott.edu

The associate director helps monitor academic procedures and policies and facilitates informational workshops to support academic success and student retention. The associate director is also responsible for:

  • Assigning academic advisors
  • Directing the Summit Advising Program
  • Directing the Academic Probation Outreach Program
  • Facilitating information sessions and workshops that promote academic success
  • Counseling and advising students about strategies for academic success
Kelly Deasy
Assistant Director of Academic Advising and Student Disability Services Coordinator
Buttrick Hall Room 104 B
404 471-6174
kdeasy@agnesscott.edu

The student disability services coordinator helps facilitate a positive adjustment and integration to the academic community through the coordination of appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities. The student disability services coordinator is also responsible for:
  • Coordinating disability support including the facilitation of accommodations for students
  • Directing the Year-Five Post-Baccalaureate Studies Program
  • Processing transient credit requests
  • Providing support and assistance to faculty
  • Providing academic counseling and advising 

Courtney M. Burton 
Academic Advisor
Buttrick Hall G-29 A
404 471-5554
cburton@agnesscott.edu

Kai Jackson Issa
Academic Advisor
Buttrick Hall G-30 B
404 471-5549
kissa@agnesscott.edu

Mathavi Jothimurugesan
Academic Advisor
Buttrick Hall G-30 A
404 471-5553
mjothimurugesan@agnesscott.edu

Academic advisors provide support, strategies and resources to advisees as they develop an academic plan of study to achieve degree completion and other defined personal, academic and professional goals. 

Cynthia McPheeters
Office coordinator
Buttrick Hall Room 104 B
404 471-6200
cmcpheeters@agnesscott.edu

The office coordinator provides assistance to the assistant dean of the college and works with faculty, staff, students and outside contacts to provide support services for the department. The office coordinator is a notary public and is also responsible for:
  • Representing the office as the initial contact person for office information and procedural queries
  • Scheduling appointments for the associate dean of the college, assistant dean of the college/director of academic advising and the assistant director of academic advising
  • Reserving classroom space for students
  • Assisting with the note taking program for students with disabilities
  • Supervising work study students