Adam PorterAdam Porter | Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Religion
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Dean Porter oversees the faculty and curriculum, organizes and leads the Convocation series, helps students obtain fellowships and apply for graduate schools, and collaborates with a wide variety of faculty and students on daily issues. Dean Porter serves on the Curriculum Review Committee, the Educational Policies Committee, and the Faculty Assessment Committee. He works closely with faculty on issues related to hiring, evaluations, and faculty governance. Dean Porter received his B.A. from Oberlin College, his M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School and his Ph.D. from Duke University and has been at IC since 2000.

Andrew JonesAndrew Jones | Dean of Student Success
Dean of Student Success
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Dean Jones works with students facing academic or personal difficulties, chairs the Early Intervention Committee, and coordinates the Dorothy Foster Society. He also oversees the Center for Academic Excellence, the Writing and Speech Communication Centers, and the Study Abroad and BreakAway Office. Dean Jones has been at Illinois College since 2008. He received his B.M. in Music Education and M.S. in Education Administration from Butler University and his Ed.D. in higher education administration from Indiana University.

Elise MeyerElise Meyer | Administrative Manager
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Elise works closely with Deans O'Connell, Porter, and Jones,  especially on issues relating to the faculty. Her responsibilities include working with Dean O'Connell on departmental budgets, tracking expenditures for faculty awards and grants and student/faculty research, the Convocation program, faculty committees, faculty development, and faculty searches. She supervises the academic support staff.

Helen KuhnHelen Kuhn | Registrar
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Helen joined the Office of the Registrar in 2004. She is responsible for managing course scheduling and registration, ensuring students meet graduation requirements, and developing educational policies in compliance with state and federal guidelines.  She earned her B.S. in Engineering from Northwestern University.

Diane SeufertDiane Seufert | Assistant Registrar
Diane provides technical support for the office, including the database management for the BLUEprint, Illinois College’s general education program. She assists with registration, orientation, course articulation for transfer students, and editing the college catalog. Diane joined the office in 2002. She earned her B.S. in Management Information Systems from MacMurray College.

Lana SheaLana Shea | Academic Records Coordinator
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Lana joined the Registar's Office in 2014 after thirty years of providing educational IT support.   She earned her B.A. in Education from MacMurray College and her M.A. in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Springfield.  Lana's priorities include the office's academic records.

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