Staff and Contact Information

The Main Office of the Graduate School is located in Room 401, on the top floor of the Museum Building (Idaho Museum of Natural History).

Graduate School
Idaho State University
921 South 8th Ave., Stop 8075
Pocatello ID 83209-8075

Phone: (208) 282-2150
Fax: (208) 282-4847
Email: graddean@isu.edu

Cornelis J. Van der Schyf, B. Pharm., D.Sc., DTE, Dean

Cornelis J. Van der Schyf, B. Pharm., D.Sc., DTE

Dean of the Graduate School, Professor of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Office: Room 411, Museum Building

(208) 282-2150

vandcorn@isu.edu

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Tracy Collum, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of the Graduate School

Office: Room 409, Museum Building

(208) 282-3140

colltrac@isu.edu

Tracy’s role in the graduate school is to implement strategies to reach enrollment goals, provide services to help students with their professional development, evaluate policies, petitions, and requests, as well as support faculty and departments in the development and recruitment of graduate programs.

Amanda Eakins, M.Ed.

Interim Associate Director for Operations

Office: Room 412, Museum Building

(208) 282-2665

eakiaman@isu.edu

Amanda’s role in the graduate school is to manage funding accounts such as student travel scholarship; nonresident tuition Waivers (NRTW); ASISU scholarships; Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTA); Graduate Assistantship Teaching Experience (GATE); and Graduate Recruitment Assistantships for Faculty (GRAF); staff Advisor for the Graduate Student Association; as well as HR, payroll, staff supervision and development.

Student Engagement & Success

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Anna Siddoway

Recruitment, Retention & Graduation Coordinator

Office: Room 401, Museum Building

(208) 282-3362

siddanna@isu.edu

Anna’s responsibilities include Degree Clearance, Programs of Study, Event Planning, Recruitment Support, Current Student Support, and Petitions.

Admissions

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Elizabeth "Liz" Christensen

Admissions Coordinator

Office: Room 416, Museum Building

(208) 282-3276

monseliz@isu.edu

Liz works with processing new applications and admissions for new and current students. Her latest project is working in conjunction with the CollegeNet team where she leads the operations for the new application system for the Graduate School.

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Bea Valencia

International Admissions Coordinator

Office: Room 415, Museum Building

(208) 282-2270

valebeat@isu.edu

Bea’s role in the graduate school focuses on International Admissions which includes International Student Assistance, Admissions, Recruitment Support, and the managing of College Week Live, an online platform used for real-time dialogue between the Graduate School and international students.

Operations

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Thomas Naranjo

Media & Data Coordinator

Office: Room 413, Museum Building

(208) 282-4911

narathom@isu.edu

Thomas's role includes data reporting, media support, and records management. He also edits the Graduate Catalog, is the Graduate School’s webmaster, and assists with customer insights.

Career Path Interns

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Jade Davenport

Admissions & Finance

Jade performs several tasks for the Graduate School including Admissions and Online Applications, and Financial Coding.

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Kailey Murphy

Operations

Kailey assists faculty, students, and prospective graduate applicants in finding solutions to their unique questions and concerns.

Kiki Wu

Marketing and Media

Kiki currently assists the Graduate School’s Media Coordinator with social media, website content and creative works.

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Volkan Aktas

International Admissions and Recruitment

Volkan’s role includes International Student Recruitment Support, Admissions and Online Applications Support, Graduate School Liaison Support, Customer Service Support, and helping to run College WeekLive, an online platform that provides real-time dialogue between the Graduate School and international students.

Contact

gradschool@isu.edu

1-208-282-2150

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921 S. 8th Ave, Mail Stop 8075

Pocatello, ID 83209-8075


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