Graduate School staff are available to answer questions and respond to enrolled and prospective students’ concerns. If you have general questions for the Graduate School, call 215-204-1380 or send an email to grad@temple.edu.

JoAnne A. Epps, executive vice president and provost, oversees all academic policies and activities of the university.
Phone:  215-204-4775
Email: provost@temple.edu

Zebulon Kendrick, vice provost for graduate education, promotes excellence in graduate program administration and ensures creative environments for the advancement of scholarship and student research.
Phone: 215-204-8526
Email: zkend@temple.edu

Shawn Schurr, associate vice provost, provides operational oversight of graduate programs and oversees the administrative aspects of academic standards for graduate students and the daily operations of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.
Phone: 215-204-1595
Email: shawn.schurr@temple.edu

Tangia L. Boyd, assistant director of business and financial operations, administers budgets, fellowships, sponsored projects and tuition scholarships.
Phone: 215-204-8816
Email: tlboyd@temple.edu

Nina Marie Campellone, project manager for postdoctoral affairs, administers postdoctoral fellow appointments and visiting research scholar appointments.
Phone: 215-204-6587
Email: campello@temple.edu

Maureen De Lio, administrative coordinator for student services, processes additional employment requests and assistantship letters.
Phone: 215-204-6578
Email: maureen.delio@temple.edu

Brenda J. Mims, senior administrative specialist, manages reception and special projects.
Phone: 215-204-1380
Email: brenda.mims@temple.edu

Kathryn Petrich, director of graduate communications, leads department communications including the Graduate Bulletin and Graduate School website.
Phone: 215-204-3880
Email: petrichk@temple.edu

Tara Schumacher, department coordinator of graduate recruitment, handles international student credential evaluation, as well as outreach and recruitment.
Phone: 215-204-6575
Email: schumach@temple.edu  

Michael Toner, director of student services, graduate enrollment and data management, drives data analyses and special projects.
Phone: 215-204-6577
Email: mike.toner@temple.edu 

Christa Viola, administrative coordinator for graduate records, maintains committee composition, defenses, dissertations and theses, and proposals.
Phone: 215-204-6924
Email: cviola@temple.edu