Academic and Student Affairs Staff

Pomeroy building

The Academic and Student Affairs Office exists to support the DVM program and the students within the college. Our responsibilities include supporting administration and faculty with their roles in student learning.

Dr. Margaret Root Kustritz - Associate Dean of Education

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[email protected]

  • CIQ's/Mid-semester evaluations
  • Course coordinator assistance
  • Curriculum management
  • Education Day
  • Educational Support
  • Faculty Peer Review
  • Teaching seminar

Dr. Erin Malone - Assistant Dean for Curriculum

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[email protected]

  • Course Coordinator Assistance
  • Curriculum Details
  • Semester scheduling
  • Student surgery lab scheduling

Joe Maple - Director of Academic Affairs

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 [email protected]

612-624-7474

  • Course scheduling
  • Student advising
  • College policies and procedures
  • Course catalog

Karen Nelson - Director of Admissions

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 [email protected]

612-624-9780

  • Admission requirements
  • Pre-Vet Student Advisors/Mentors
  • Recruitment

Amanda Anderson - Student Affairs Coordinator

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 [email protected]

612-624-7637

  • White Coat and Commencement Coordinator
  • Advising CVM Student Organizations
  • Advising Student Representatives
  • Vet Med Announcements and Classifieds, and coordinates Veterinary Career Network
  • VetCamp program
  • EPA Competency Form

Violeta Bonneville - Admissions/Scholarship Coordinator

Violeta Bonneville

 [email protected]

612-626-7293

  • Admissions and Application Process
  • Prospective Student Advising
  • Recruitment
  • CVM Scholarships

Joe Douglass - Student Services Specialist


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 [email protected]

612-624-4747

  • Active Learning Classroom Scheduling
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Disability Accommodations

Stephanie Krischuk - Externship Coordinator

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 [email protected]

612-625-9268

  • Rotations and Externships
  • E*Value

Jenna Lachinski - Academic Technologist

Ryan Rupprecht - eLearning Coordinator

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 [email protected]

612-626-8408

  • Classroom technology
  • eLearning support
  • Lecture capture
  • Moodle/Canvas assistance

Darlene Toedter - Registrar

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 [email protected]

612-624-5397

  • Classroom calendars
  • Drop/Add courses
  • Course evaluation access/reports
  • Grade submissions
  • E*Value

Laurel Zastrow - Student Services Specialist

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[email protected]

612-624-4747

  • Student Affairs front desk support
  • Student Admissions support
  • VetPAC
  • Rabies vaccination and titer clinics
  • Event planning