• Hartwick student during art show
  • Hartwick professor with student
  • Hartwick students during MetroLink
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Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is charged with ensuring that the College has high-quality faculty and a strong liberal arts curriculum that prepares students for life-long learning, rewarding careers, and interesting lives.



  • Personnel records office: maintain personnel files for all faculty members
  • Hire in consultation with departments and department chairs
  • Professional Development: provide financial support for professional meetings; professional memberships; grants; endowed chairs and awards; teaching and learning; assessment
  • Evaluations: teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Faculty office assignments, office hours, and collect course syllabi (which are filed in the Library)

Curriculum (in consultation with faculty)

  • Oversee academic instruction
  • Work with Faculty Council on what will be taught and on evaluating the curriculum
  • Overall assessment of student learning and student success


  • Liaison to programs relating to the first-year experience and student success
  • Probation and dismissal in conjunction with the Academic Standards Committee
  • Academic misconduct (plagiarism, cheating, forgery of signatures, etc.)
  • Irresolvable conflicts with faculty members
  • Diversifying the campus in terms of students and programming

Fall and Spring

  • Dean's List (preparation)
  • Dean's Certificates (distribution)

Individuals & Programs Reporting to Academic Affairs:

Office of the Dean of Assessment and Retention
Dr. Robert Drake, Dean of Assessment and Retention

Office of the Registrar
Matthew Sanford, Registrar and Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

Center for Professional, Service and Global Education (PSGE)
The Center for Professional, Service, and Global Engagement (PSGE) supports the administration of experiential and integrative learning in Hartwick's curriculum.

(via Department Chairs)
Download directory listing of Faculty Chair, Division Chairs, Department Chairs, Non-Departmental Studies Coordinators (pdf document).

Information Technology
Thomas Warger, Interim Executive Director
Deb Hilts, Associate Director

  • Information Systems Services (Datatel, WebAdvisor, Informer)
  • Copy Center (photocopying) and Mail Services (intra-campus, USPS, UPS)
  • Technology Resource Center & TechStore (HelpDesk, hardware & software support)
  • Telecommunications (telephone, cable TV, data network)
  • Central Systems (D2L, WickIT, Ingeniux, Calendar, E-Mail, file server, computer labs)

Pine Lake Institute for Environmental and Sustainability Studies
The Pine Lake Institute and Environmental Campus promote sustainability education, research, and outreach in a setting that reflects environmental stewardship and integrates lessons and experiences among all at Hartwick College and in the regional community.

  • Pine Lake Institute for Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Pine Lake Environmental Campus
  • Center for Sustainable Living
  • Pine Lake Summer Institute
  • Academic Theme

The Stevens-German Library
Paul Coleman, Director of Library and Information Resources

The Yager Museum of Art & Culture
TBA, Coordinator, Yager Museum of Art & Culture

Houses the following:

  • Yager Collection; Fine Arts Collection; regular exhibitions
  • Foreman Gallery in Anderson Center for the Arts (contemporary art, student art exhibits).

Office of Academic Affairs Hours & Contacts:
Bresee Hall Room 205
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch
12:30-1:00 p.m.

Phone: 607-431-4400
Fax: 607-431-4405
E-mail: acadaff@hartwick.edu

Know the Facts.
200 +The number of students who participate in the Student Scholar Showcase.