Contacts & Staff

Provost Staff
Faculty Services Staff

    • Marta Bartholomew

      Marta Bartholomew
      Assistant Provost for Administration

      Marta Bartholomew provides coordination of department and Provost Office operating budgets and databases; oversight of Provost restricted funds, Bico reconciliation, and Trico grants; response to inquiries about matters of policy, procedure, and operations affecting individual faculty, departments, and programs; and special projects.


    • Georgia Davidis Malone

      Georgia Davidis Malone
      Faculty Dossier Coordinator

      Georgia Davidis Malone provides administrative and technological support for all tenure line and interim searches; reappointment and tenure and promotion cases; and enhanced administrative support to Academic Council.


    • Lisa Griffin

      Lisa M. Griffin
      Assistant to the Provost

      Lisa Griffin is responsible for scheduling of the Provost and Associate Provost; administration of faculty research grants, travel reimbursements, and restricted funds; and handling Faculty Meeting logistics.


    • Susan Penn

      Susan Penn
      Assistant to the Provost and Coordinator of Faculty Auxiliary Services

      Susan Penn is responsible for administrative support for external departmental review committees; organization of special events for the Provost's Office; management of the Distinguished Visitors program; handling academic scheduling; assignment of Faculty Housing and Faculty Offices; and coordination of visa and permanent residency applications.


    • Ellen Schultheis

      Ellen Schultheis
      Senior Assistant for Curricular and Provostial Affairs

      Ellen Schultheis' responsibilities include support of hiring interim faculty; support for Chairs and Coordinators; development of subgroups and projects undertaken by the Institutional Effectiveness Committee; the Periodic Review Report for Middle States; and the New Faculty Orientation program; managing the Travel, Faculty Research, Limited Research, and Faculty Support Funds; communications in the Provost's Office.


  • Faculty Services

    • Faculty Services Job Description & Duties

      Job Summary

      Provides full administrative support to the faculty and department chairs in the assigned location by performing recurring procedures, and also by acting on non-routine situations through application of office guidelines and general practices. Performs duties with minimal direction. Requires general supervision for assigned special activities.

      Duties and Responsibilities

      1. Provide full administrative support to the faculty and department chairs. Create and maintain calendars of their administrative duties, making certain College deadlines are met and compile/prepare complex reports at their request.
      2. Coordinate the preparation/duplication of course packets, assignment sheets, etc. Prepares routine correspondence, syllabi, recommendations, one-time reports and special departmental specific materials. Responsible for own, and to a limited extent, principals’ quality of work by reviewing materials for accuracy and conformity with procedures. Utilizes specialized and technical terminology. Ensures that copies and attachments are accurately distributed in a timely manner.
      3. Coordinates special events for the department/programs. Works with department chair, program and concentration coordinators and the Registrar’s Office to schedule courses and classroom assignments. Works with Director of Academic Scheduling and Distinguished Visitors to set up speaking engagements, travel arrangements, overnight accommodations, and dinners for guest lecturers. Generates and distributes announcement and coordinates lecture series. Anticipates needs and prepares materials for speakers.
      4. Regularly reviews the department website in consultation with the department chair. Submits requests for updating and/or revising content to the Academic Web Support Specialist.
      5. Tracks department/program expenses. Coordinates administrative forms processing for the office. Maintains highly reliable record-keeping system. Exercises discretion in all matters of confidentiality.
      6. Oversees/assists in training student support staff.
      7. Orders supplies and distributes mail in a timely fashion.
      8. Under direction of the supervisor, may conduct special projects as assigned.
      9. Responsible for maintaining office machines and equipment, coordinating repair services as needed.
      10. Act as building advocate. Notify Facilities Management Coordinator of building issues that need attention and follow up to ensure issue has been resolved.
    • Fran Blase

      Frances Blase
      Provost & Associate Professor of Chemistry


      The Provost is the chief academic officer of the College, with oversight of the Faculty, the curriculum, general education, faculty research, the three Academic Centers, the Library, and all other academic and instructional support services.

      The Provost is a member of Academic Council, and is an ex-officio member of the Educational Policy Committee, the Administrative Advisory Committee, the Faculty Affairs and Policy Committee, and the Two-College Committee on Academic Cooperation.

    • Associate Provosts

      Rob Fairman

      Robert Fairman
      Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Support & Professor of Biology


      Areas of oversight include: Personnel case preparation; Faculty Research, Support and Travel Funding (including extramural grants); administration of Student Research Account funding; Distinguished Visitors program; administration of Tri- College grants; and Affirmative Action Officer on Faculty searches.

    • Richard Freedman

      Richard Freedman
      Associate Provost for Curricular Development and Support & John C. Whitehead Professor of Music


      Areas of oversight include: Chair of the Institutional Effectiveness Committee; Faculty mentoring and New Faculty Orientation; hiring and supervision of interim and part-time faculty; assistance with Departmental external reviews; Liaison to Writing Program, Writing Center, OAR, Athletics, & Registrar; and Affirmative Action Officer on Faculty searches.

Campus Location

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Founders Hall 109

Mailing Address

Haverford College
Office of the Provost
370 Lancaster Avenue
Haverford, PA 19041-1392