Staff

The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation Office of Student Retention and Academic Success is open year round to assist undergraduate students in their pursuit of a business degree at the associates and bachelors degree levels. 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 PM and select evenings during peak periods
The office is open year-round except for University and federal holidays.

For General Advising Questions, email COBIadvising@utoledo.edu - also include your Rocket Number!

Barb Robertson
Director, Office of Student Retention and Academic Success 

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Graduation
  • Plans of Study
  • Degree Audit Questions
  • Lower & Upper Division Undergraduate Advising
  • Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology (BAOT) Program
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Dean’s Office Contact
  • Business Minors
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor
  • Administers and provides support to every area of student advising and retention
Barb Robertson

 

Debbie A. Jones
Academic Services and Transfer Specialist

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Transfer Students (Domestic & International)
  • Athletes
  • Undergraduate Upper Division Advising
  • BBA Partnerships
  • Lorain County Community College (LCCC) Liaison
  • Bachelor of Applied Organizational Technology (BAOT) Program
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Business Minors
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor
Debbie Jones

 

Jennifer Tharpe
Academic Services and Honors Specialist

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Honors Student Advising
  • Graduation
  • Degree Audit Questions
  • Undergraduate Upper Division Advising
  • Plans of Study
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Business Minors
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor
Jennifer Tharpe

 

Whitney Valencia
Academic Adviser

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Undergraduate Lower & Upper Division Advising
  • Athletes
  • Transfer Students (Domestic)
  • Plans of Study
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Upper Division Applications
  • Business Minors
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor
 Whitney Walker

 

Jessica Weigle
Academic Adviser

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Associates Degree Programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Lower Division Advising (Freshman & Sophomore)
  • Jeep Program Liaison
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • Certificates
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor
 Jessica Weigle

 

Darlene Stevens
Enrollment Management Specialist 

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Recruitment Events
  • Retention Programs
  • JumpStart
  • 1:15 Tours
  • Student Organizations
  • Limited Lower Division Advising
  • Business Living Learning Community
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor

 

Darlene Stevens

 

Deborah Krohn
College of Business and Innovation Study Abroad Adviser

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Assists students looking to study in another country       
  • Helps students plan their academic stay overseas
  • Determines courses taken overseas while study abroad that transfer back as degree requirements
  • Directs students to appropriate personnel for financial support while studying abroad
Deb K

 

Carole Sedlock
Student Services Coordinator II

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Information resource for Associate & Bachelors degree students
  • Provides support and referral to students on any issue
  • Processes grade recalculations, and assists with all other academic policy issues such as add/drop, withdraw, and probation/suspension
  • Schedules advising appointments & responds to student email requests

 

 Carole Sedlock

Steven Calhoun
Graduate Assistant

Primary areas of expertise:

  • Provides support and referral to students on any issue
  • Academic Review/Issues
  • BUAD 1000 Instructor
 steve
Last Updated: 6/30/19