Office of Dean

The Office of the Dean strives to provide quality service and a warm environment for all constituents of the College of Nursing, including faculty, staff, and students. Thank you for taking the time to visit us.

Linda Weglicki, Dean | 843-792-3941
Major Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Leadership
  -  Strategic and vision planning for advancing excellence and innovation
     to the college in education, research and practice
  -  Faculty affairs and appointments
  -  Academic programs and policies
  -  Research infrastructure and support
  -  Financial operations and institutional budget planning and administration
  -  Collaboration with faculty, staff, community partners and other stakeholders

Jo Smith, Executive Assistant to the Dean | 843-792-3941
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Daily administrative operations of the dean’s office
  -  Dean’s calendar
  -  Faculty affairs processes (appointments, promotions, tenure, search)

Rosa Barnes, Facilities Manager / Administrative Coordinator | 843-792-3941
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Faculty files (contracts, licensure, certifications, transcripts, CV’s)
  -  Facilities management (keys, telephones, furniture, office assignments)
  -  Administrative support
  -  Special events support
  -  Arrangements for visiting professors and other external guests

Finance / Human Resources

Mary-Evelyn Armstrong, Assistant Dean Finance and Administration | 843-792-2652
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Principle business officer and F&A team leader
  -  Decision support for CON leaders
  -  Financial reporting to Dean, Controller, University leadership and external
  -  University funds flow (RCM)
  -  New program support (feasibility, modeling and analysis)
  -  Implements F&A component of strategic initiatives

Carlos Lopez, Grants Finance Business Manager | 843-792-4827
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Grants management and reporting
  -  Annual budgeting (research lead)
  -  PI training (research administration)
  -  Research effort oversight (PEARs/TAMS)
  -  TACHL account management

Lauryn Ward, HR Services Business Manager | 843-792-2653
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  HR Services Director
  -  Compensation management, analysis
  -  Compliance, policies, procedures
  -  Faculty contracts
  -  General operations
  -  Kronos oversight
  -  PEAR officer
  -  Annual budgeting (personnel lead)
  -  Pcard administrator / Purchase approver

Mary Catherine Williams, Finance Business Manager | 843-792-8952
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  College budget manager (annual budgeting lead)
  -  Development of financial analysis and reporting tools
  -  Financial projections
  -  Practice contracts
  -  Tuition and fee schedules
  -  Financial reporting (non-research)
  -  Daily financial reviews and approvals/monthly BTA's
  -  Back-up to HR Service Director

David Stalvey- Fiscal Analyst, College Finance | 843-792-7568
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Practice invoicing
  -  Unrestricted (non-research) accounting (fund balances, journal entries)
  -  Unrestricted (non-research) financial reporting
  -  Year-end closeout
  -  Scholarship award process (support)
  -  Accounts receivable (check deposits)

Kathy Franks - Fiscal Analyst, Grants Accounting and Foundation Funds | 843-792-6217
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Post award / Grants accounting
  -  PI reports
  -  Foundation fund balances, reimbursements, check requests
  -  Meditract

Kathy Williams - Fiscal Analyst, Payroll and General Accounting | 843-792-3791
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Kronos timekeeping
  -  Reconciliations: Unrestricted (non-research)
  -  FE&D fund balance reporting

Meredith Kerr - Procurement Specialist (research and non-research) | 843-792-4647
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Reimbursements (travel/personal)
  -  Procurement (including MUSCP)

Leona Frazier - Procurement Specialist (research and non-research) | 843-792-4647
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Reimbursements (travel/personal)
  -  Procurement

Communications and Marketing

Jennifer Turner, Director of Communications and Marketing | 843-792-9690
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  External and internal communications
  -  Print and digital publications and social media
  -  Marketing and advertising
  -  Storytelling and content creation
  -  Brand strategy and management
  -  Media relations
  -  Graphic design
  -  Digital signage


Lilia Correa, Director of Development | 843-792-8421
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Philanthropy and institutional advancement
  -  Alumni and community engagement
  -  College of Nursing Board
  -  Major gifts 

Catherine (Katie) Hyman, Development Coordinator | 843-792-9135
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Annual gifts
  -  Alumni and community engagement
  -  Donor stewardship and acknowledgment
  -  Fundraising events

Nursing Technology Center (NTC)

Brian Getsinger, Technology Center Director | 843-792-0213
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Technical support
  -  Website support
  -  IT project management
  -  Technology vendor management 

Shane Petry, IT Business Analyst II | 843-259-2880
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Technical Support
  -  Educational Technology Support
  -  Website Support

Josh Goodwin, Media Resources Consultant | 843-792-3077
Areas of Responsibility: 
  -  Photography and video support
  -  Photo/video editing
  -  Social media visual content

Harshal Patel, Educational Technology Specialist | 843-259-2880
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Educational technology management and support (BrightSpace, Moodle,
      ExamSoft, Panopto, Poll Everywhere, Ally, data analytics)
  -  Instructional design consultations
  -  Training (pedagogy and technology)

Tamia Starling, Information Systems/Business Analyst I | 843-259-2880
Areas of Responsibility:
  -  Hardware and Software Technical Support
  -  Audio Visual Class and Conference Room Support
  -  Helpdesk Support