College of Graduate Studies

College of Graduate Studies Staff

Dean & Associate Dean

  • Jianping Zhu, PhD, Dean and Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
    Office Location:  Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 227
    Telephone:  216-687-3595
    E-mail:  dean.graduatestudies@csuohio.edu
     
  • Donna Schultheiss, PhD, Associate Dean
    Office Location:  Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 229
    Telephone:  216-687-9387
    E-mail:  d.schultheiss@csuohio.edu
    Assists with day-to-day business of the College of Graduate Studies and with matters and issues affecting Graduate Faculty.

College of Graduate Studies Staff

  • Kathleen Cuthrell, Graduate Student Services Specialist
    Office Location:  Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 313S
    Telephone:  216-687-5228
    E-mail:  k.cuthrell@csuohio.edu
    Assists with Graduate Assistant Contracts, Doctoral Commencement Ceremony, Doctoral Dissertation Format Approvals, Graduate Certificates.
     
  • David Easler, MBA, Director, Graduate Recruitment
    Office Location:  Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 302
    Telephone:  216-687-5047
    E-mail:  d.easler@csuohio.edu
    Develops and implements innovative strategies, plans, programs and services that support University goals of attracting and graduating an academically talented and diverse graduate student population.
     
  • Maribeth Kralik, Office Coordinator
    Assistant to the Dean
    Office Location:  Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 227
    Telephone:  216-687-3595
    E-mail:  m.a.kralik@csuohio.edu
    Coordinates and assists with Graduate Council, Graduate Faculty renewal, graduate program revisions, OBOR program coordination, and Graduate Catalog.
     
  • Tonita May, Coordinator, Graduate Student Services
    Office Location: Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 308
    Telephone:  216-687-3625
    E-mail:  t.l.may59@csuohio.edu
    Coordinates and supervises administrative office functions related to graduate student services. Also provides administrative assistance and support to the Director of Graduate Recruitment and the College of Graduate Studies. 
     
  • Dianne Oloff, Graduate Student Services Specialist
    Office Location: Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 301
    Telephone:  216-687-5230
    E-mail:  d.oloff@csuohio.edu
    Assists with Academic Regulations and Actions including:  Dismissals/Warnings; Graduate Student Petitions; Grade Changes; Credit Transfers; Transient Approvals; Thesis/Dissertation Proposal (Committee) Forms; Master's Thesis Format review; Graduation Applications. 
     
  • Christopher Pokorny, MCIS, Applications Developer
    Office of Research & Graduate Studies
    Office Location: Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 303
    Telephone: 216-687-9360
    E-mail: c.pokorny@csuohio.edu
    Assists faculty and staff members of the College of Graduate Studies & Office of Research with IT-related topics, such as retrieving data from PeopleSoft, developing or maintaining certain aspects of the website, or working on special projects.
     
  • Patricia Otcasek, Manager
    Graduate Student Resource Center
    Office Location: Parker Hannifin Hall, Room 316
    Telephone:  216-687-5013
    E-mail:  p.otcasek@csuohio.edu
    Assists CSU grad students faculty members/advisors to find outside funding sources to pay for research and education costs, provides GSRC workshops to help grads polish or acquire soft skills and grant writing skills, and sponsors campus presentations of CSU grad students' research projects and scholarship.

College of Graduate Studies Organizational Chart