Jennifer Cannady
Assistant Dean of the College and Director ofAcademic Advising and Student Success
Buttrick Hall 104 B
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
Director of Summit Advisors and Associate Director of Academic Advising
Buttrick Hall G-28
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:

  • Assigning academic advisors
  • Directing the Summit Advisors Staff
  • 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

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
Buttrick Hall G-29 A
404 471-5554

Edmund Goode
Buttick Hall G29B

Elizabeth Egan Henry
Buttick Hall G28A

Kai Jackson Issa
Buttrick Hall G-30 B
404 471-5549

Tanzania Nevels

Mathavi Strasburger
Buttrick Hall G-30 A
404 471-5553

Cynthia McPheeters

Office coordinator
Buttrick Hall Room 104 B
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