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Office of the Dean and Administration

One of six deans at the Anschutz Medical Campus, the CU College of Nurs​ing Dean​ is the chief academic and administrative officer of the college. Responsible for serving as an advocate and effective spokesperson for the college, the dean manages all aspects of the college’s education programs, research and extramural activities, clinical care programs, community service and administration.

The administrative teams of the College of Nursing strive to effectively and efficiently support the academic, research and clinical mission of the college. These teams include Marketing and Communications, Budget and Finance, Information Technology, Continuing Education, Human Resources and Facilities, Faculty Affairs and Support.

Contact the Office of the Dean

Administrative_Department, RN, FAAN, FAANPEli.Provencio-Vasquez@ucdenver.edu303-724-1679Dean and Professor of the Dean
 PorterMichelleBSmichelle.m.porter@ucdenver.edu303-724-1679Executive Assistant to the DeanOffice of the Dean

Marketing & Communications

The College of Nursing Marketing and Communications team is dedicated to providing outstanding marketing and communications support to the college, its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Our goal is to effectively develop and manage the overall strategic marketing initiatives of the College, as well as targeted initiatives for our individual programs and departments. Through our internal and public-facing communications efforts and publications, we will help to tell our story of the CON while building upon our brand and sense of community.

Administrative_Department of Marketing & CommunicationsMarketing and Communications
 MelaniDebradebra.melani@ucdenver.edu303-724-7771Writer & Content SpecialistMarketing and Communications
2.22 Relations and Communications ProfessionalMarketing and Communications

Budget and Finance

The Budget and Finance team supports the College by providing oversight and guidance to the Faculty and Staff on fiscal and budgetary matters. The team is primarily responsible for preparing the annual budget and all financial reports. Overall, providing assistance to the college to ensure that financial resources are effectively and efficiently used to maximize the academic, research and clinical missions.

Administrative_Department Dean of Finance AdministrationBudget and Finance
 BrownStefanieMPPstefanie.brown@ucdenver.edu303-724-3635Assistant Director of FinanceBudget and Finance
2.10, MAOMEdith.Butts@ucdenver.edu303-724-4464Budget and Finance ProfessionalBudget and Finance

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education team develops and manages the continuing nursing education offerings within the CU College of Nursing.

Administrative_Department, RN, CNS, CPNP-PCAnn.Froese-Fretz@ucdenver.edu303-724-7463Continuing Nursing Education SpecialistOffice of Lifelong Learning
1.00 Education Program CoordinatorOffice of Lifelong Learning

Information Technology

The Information Technology team is dedicated and driven to provide effective technology solutions, quality service and support to effectively and efficiently support the academic, research and clinical missions of the College of Nursing.

Administrative_Department Director of IT Operations and Data ManagementInformation Technology

Human Resources and Facilities

The Human Resources team supports recruitment, compensation and payroll, employee relations, professional development, organizational development, and performance management to effectively and efficiently support the academic, research and clinical mission of the college. The Facilities Coordinator manages the facilities needs within the main offices of the CU College of Nursing located within the Education 2 North building.

Administrative_Department, SPHRTracy.Gray@ucdenver.edu303-724-8855Director of Human Resources, Faculty Affairs and FacilitiesHuman Resources
1.00 and Payroll ProfessionalHuman Resources
2.00, PHRRod.DeVriendt@udcenver.edu303-724-3181Clinical HR Program ManagerHuman Resources
3.00 HR Program ManagerHuman Resources
3.10 Resources AssistantHuman Resources

Faculty Affairs and Support

The Faculty Affairs and Support team manages the administrative processes associated with faculty promotion and tenure, faculty recruitment, provides administrative support to four of the six faculty standing committees as well as providing basic administrative support to the faculty of the College of Nursing. This team also staffs the Faculty Support Desk, located in Education 2 North, on the 4th floor, Rm. 4237.

 DavisAnthonyAnthony.j.davis@ucdenver.eduFaculty Support AssistantFaculty Affairs and Support Affairs Program ManagerFaculty Affairs and Support