College of Letters, Arts & Sciences

LAS Dean's Office

Dr. Peter Braza
Dr. Rex Welshon
Dr. Sandy Wurtele
Peter A. Braza, Ph.D.
Dean, LAS
Professor of Mathematics
(719) 255-4550
COLU 2025B
K. Alex Ilyasova, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, LAS
Associate Professor of English
(719) 255-4059
COLU 2025A
Sandy Wurtele, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, LAS
Professor of Psychology
(719) 255-4150
COLU 2025B
COLU 4027
Samuel Frank, MA
IT Professional / Web Designer
(719) 255-4289
COLU 2010
Responsibilities: Web design, training, consulting, support,  usability, and accessibility
Brian Glach
Program Director, LAS Extended Studies
(719) 255-4071
COLU 1007
Responsibilities: LAS budget, expense management, payroll, procurement activities, fund balances, grants
Jacqui Hatfield, MBA
Director for Finance & Operations
(719) 255-4554
COLU 1017
Responsibilities: Provides leadership, management, and oversight of all financial, human resource, and operational matters within the College
Lily Cosgrave
Faculty Program Planning Specialist (temporary)
(719) 255-5162
COLU 2025G
Responsibilities: Faculty work load/course load, differentiated workloads, instructional capacity, course scheduling, catalog, online incentive program
Sherry McDonnell 
Financial Administrator for the College of LAS
(719) 255-4320
COLU 1019
Responsibilities: Oversight of financial, budgetary, payroll and procurement activities
Heidi Wardell, MBA
Student Service Specialist (LAS Extended Studies)& National Student Exchange Coordinator
(719) 255-4502
COLU 1007
Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Manage and implement LAS Extended Studies and National Student Exchange (NSE)
Mary McGill
Human Resources Senior Professional
(719) 255-4074
COLU 2025C
Responsibilities: Faculty and staff searches; appointment changes; annual evaluations; salary increase process; reappointment, promotion and tenure (RPT); sabbaticals; faculty sick and parental leave

Margie Oldham
Associate Director of SLICE & Director of National Student Exchange Program and LAS Community Relations
(719) 244-4552
COH 2025E/1020
Responsibilities: National Student Exchange, LAS community relations, student volunteer/non-credit internship coordination (SLICE), and LAS special events
Brynne Thompson
Executive Assistant to the Dean
(719) 255-4550
COLU 2025H
Responsibilities: Office manager; Deans’ calendar scheduling; Manage C&R, CAP, Faculty Meetings, Fees Committee; FCQ administration; Grade roster management; COLU conference rooms scheduling; President’s/Dean’s lists
LAS Dean's Office

Columbine Hall 2025
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs Colorado 80918
(719) 255-4550
Fax: (719) 255-4200

 
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