College of Arts and Letters

Meet the Dean and the Dean's Office Staff

Photo of Dr. Melissa Gregory Assoc. Dean for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersDr. Melissa Gregory
 UH 3160 
Phone 419.530.4616
Dr. Melissa Gregory who has served as interim dean of the College of Arts and Letters since February 2022, was selected following a national search to continue to lead the college as its permanent dean in March 2024. Dr. Gregory joined the College of Arts and Letters dean’s office in 2018 as an associate dean. Gregory’s accomplishments include leading multiple innovative curricular initiatives, increasing the college’s overall participation in undergraduate research, and elevating the visibility of the arts and humanities. Gregory is committed to student success and is proud to lead the college where students graduate with degrees that have trained them to adapt, pivot, and grow into future.
Associate Dean

Photo of Dr. Edmund Lingan, Assoc. Dean for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersDr.  Edmund Lingan
Office UH 3160E 
Phone 419.530.5506
See Dr. Lingan for matters relating to:
Honors, Undergraduate Research, Study Abroad, Humanities Institute, Academic Grievances, General Education Core Curriculum, as well as Arts, Humanities and General Studies Degree Programs/Departments

Associate Dean

Photo of Dr. Kristen Keith Assoc. Dean for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersDr. Kristen Keith
Office UH 4140 F
Phone 419.530.5507
See Dr. Keith for matters relating to:
Scholarships, External Research Grants/Awards, Graduate Education, Diversity and Equity, Data and Assessment, College Credit Plus, Summer Scheduling, as well as Social Sciences Departments/Programs and Interdisciplinary Programs

Director of Development, Dr. Brittanie Kuhr

Dr. Brittanie Kuhr Director of Development for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersDr. Brittanie Kuhr
UH 3160 C
Phone 419.530.5418
Dr. Brittanie Kuhr is director of development for the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and the University Libraries. With nearly ten years of higher education experience, Kuhr has served in various fundraising roles at other four-year institutions in the region. She currently serves as the chair of the strategic compliance committee, which supports the University’s Office of Community Engagement and Strategic Partnerships. Kuhr also has a passion for student success and has supported retention efforts by teaching study skills courses to undergraduate students and serving as a liaison for first-year students navigating the college experience.

Recruitment and Retention

Sydney Schauwecker, marketing, communication and enrollment specialist for The University of Toledo College of Arts and LettersSydney Schauwecker
Marketing, Communication, and Enrollment Management Specialist
Office UH 3160A
Phone 419.530.4673


Photo of Stella Vay Assistant Director of UToledo Student Advising for Arts and LettersStella Vay
Assistant Director
Student Advising
Office UH 3001
Phone 419.530.5151


Photo of Michelle Sullivan Director of UToledo Student Advising for Arts and LettersMichelle Sullivan
Program Manager & Advisor
Student Advising
Office UH 3000
Phone 419.530.5274

College of Arts and Letters Staff

Robert Bruno technical administration for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersRobert Bruno
Grants/Instructional and Student Technical Administration
Office UH 2230
Phone 419.530.4978

Photo of Ann Lopez Business Manager for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersAnn Lopez
Business Manager
Office UH 3160
Phone 419.530.7898

Photo of Angela Riddel Promotions Specialist for the UToledo College of Arts and LettersAngela Riddel
Promotions Specialist
Office UH 3160C
Phone 419.530.2452

Teri Garcia
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Office UH 3160
Phone 419.530.4616


Last Updated: 7/15/24