Jennifer Cannady
Assistant dean of the college and director of academic advising and student success
404 471-6284

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
Associate director of academic advising
404 471-6150

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:

  • Academic adviser assignments
  • Year Five Post-Baccalaureate Studies
  • Transient credit approval
  • Academic advising
  • Academic Probation Outreach Program
  • Facilitating information sessions and workshops that promote academic success
  • Counseling and advising students about strategies for academic success
Kelly Deasy
Student Disability Services Coordinator
404 471-6174

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:
  • Implementing Disability Education and Awareness Programs
  • Providing support and assistance to faculty
  • Counseling and advising students about strategies for academic success

Cynthia McPheeters
Office coordinator
404 471-6200

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