Staff Directory

Administration

Dean and Vice Provost of Academic Program Development and Strategic Initiatives 

Dr. Mike McKenzie

mckenziemj@appstate.edu
Associate DeanDr. Marie Hoepfl

hoepflmc@appstate.edu 
828-262-2691

Business Officer and Executive Assistant to the Dean Marty Hall

hallml4@appstate.edu 
828-262-2693

Director, Graduate Student Life (Support Services)Laura Padgett

padgettlc@appstate.edu 
828-262-6178


Staff Contacts by Function

ADMISSIONS FUNCTIONS (now housed within Appalachian's Enrollment Management unit)

  
Admissions Questions / Director, Graduate AdmissionsDontrell Parson

gradadmissions@appstate.edu 
828-262-8350

Admissions Application Processing / Associate Director, Graduate Admissions
Victoria Carlberg

carlbergvs@appstate.edu 
828-262-7133

Graduate Student Ambassadors Kelly Burkett

 kb22293@appstate.edu 
828-262-2175

Graduate Admissions Program SpecialistDenise de Ribert

deribertda@appstate.edu
828-262-7334

ENROLLED STUDENT SERVICES FUNCTIONS

  
Student Professional Development, Commencement / Director, Graduate Student Life ServicesLaura Padgettpadgettlc@appstate.edu 
828-262-6178

New Student Orientation, Student Workshops, Graduate Student Life Questions
Stephanie Hickey

gradschool@appstate.edu 
828-262-2219

Degree Programs, DegreeWorks, Internships, Change of Program (add or delete a graduate program or certificate)Charity Chicoine

chicoinecl@appstate.edu 
828-262-6438

Certificate Programs, Special Course Forms, Thesis/Dissertation Processing
Sharron Grimes

grimessl@appstate.edu 
828-262-2765

Course OverloadsTeresa Greene

greenetm1@appstate.edu 
828-262-2695

Residency QuestionsAnna Basnightgradresidency@appstate.edu

BUSINESS AND FINANCE FUNCTIONS

  
Assistanstships: GRA, GAA, GRAMTeresa Greene

greenetm1@appstate.edu 
828-262-2695

Assistantships: GTFA, GTA, Grants, Scholarships & FellowshipsMonica Rose

rosemd@appstate.edu 
828-262-2173

Graduate Online Program Course SchedulingSharron Grimes

gradregistration@appstate.edu 
828-262-2765

Data Analytics and Reporting, DegreeWorks, Bulletin Updates, IT/Software, and WebsiteAnna Basnight

basnightal@appstate.edu 
828-262-2131

Administrative Financial Transactions, Graduate Faculty Membership & Dean's CalendarMarty Hall

hallml4@appstate.edu 
828-262-2693

GSGA (Graduate Student Government Association)Stephanie Hickey

hickeyss@appstate.edu 
828-262-2219

Graduate AP&P Support and Proposal ProcessingLaura Padgett

padgettlc@appstate.edu 
828-262-6178