The Office of Undergraduate Education, located in Goldring/Woldenberg Hall I, Suite 200, provides student support services related to the Freeman School's Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) program. The office manages BSM admission, registration, student counseling and advising, student records, monitoring of academic performance, student organization advising, and certification for graduation. Additionally, the office provides academic services for students minoring in business.
The Office of Graduate Programs, located in Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II, Suite 4113, provides student support and services for Master of Business Administration (MBA), Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA), Master of Accounting (MACCT), Master of Finance (MFIN), Master of Management in Energy (MNRG), and various joint-degree programs. The Stewart Center for Executive Education, also located in Goldring/Woldenberg Hall II, Suite 4113, manages all Executive MBA (EMBA) programs with administrative staff in New Orleans and in Houston.
Undergraduate Education Team Members:
Michael H. Hogg, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education. He is also on the faculty of the Freeman School and the area coordinator for Legal Studies in Business. In his capacity as Associate Dean, he monitors the quality of the Freeman undergraduate experience, oversees the Office of Undergraduate Education and reviews the student's academic progress.
Phone: (504) 862-8495
Amy Macneill, Director of Undergraduate Education. She oversees the daily operations of the Office of Undergraduate Education and the Management Communications Center. Ms. Macneill is responsible for BSM program advising for all undergraduate Freeman School students. The director coordinates all student orientations and ensures that the students are informed about events, important dates, policies, and procedures. Ms. Macneill's office is located in GWI, suite 200.
Phone: (504) 314-2478
Lauren Gavioli is the assistant director of undergraduate education. She assists in overseeing the daily operations of the Office of Undergraduate Education. Ms. Gavioli serves as the advisor for all undergraduate Freeman School student organizations. Her office is located in GWI, Suite 200.
Phone: (504) 865-5457
Santha Rathnam is the Senior Executive Secretary to the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education. Her office located in GWI, Suite 200.
Phone: (504) 314-2496
Tamar Starck, Kate Levitov-Baxter, and Melanie Lee are the BSM academic coordinators. The coordinators are responsible for advising students on the Freeman major degree requirements and work in conjunction with the academic advisors at the Newcomb-Tulane College Academic Advising Center to ensure that students meet their graduation requirements. The coordinators' offices are located in GWI, suite 200. To make an appointment with your BSM academic coordinator please visit the Freeman website at:
Students whose last names begin with the letters A-G are advised by:
Students whose last names begin with the letters H-O and international students are advised by:
Melanie Lee (Email)
Students whose last names begin with the letters letters P-Z are advised by:
Tamar Starck (Email)
Julie Gomez,Executive Secretary for the Office of Undergraduate Education. Ms. Gomez provides administrative support in addition to overseeing all classroom and break-out room reservations. Ms Gomez is located in GWI, suite 200.
Phone (504) 865-5322
Phylicia Richardson is the Project Assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Education. Ms. Richardson provides administrative support in addition to overseeing Freeman School special accommodation testing. Ms. Richardson is located in GWI, suite 200.
Phone: (504) 862-8377
Graduate Programs Team Members:
John Clarke, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, monitors the quality of the Freeman School's graduate programs, ensuring their continuous improvement, and facilitating the coordination of the faculty who teach in the various graduate programs and the staff who support the programs.
Phone: (504) 865-5661
Tonya Durden, Executive Secretary -- coordinates various activities in the front office, including room reservations, and assists the program directors and associate dean as needed. She works closely with the graduate programs staff to help ensure the highest-quality program delivery.
Phone: (504) 865-5463
Stephen Estrada, Director of Professional Education and Global Business Curriculum-- works closely with all MFIN and PMBA students to help them fulfill the requirements for their respective degrees. He coordinates orientation activities, provides academic advising and program delivery, and acts as a liaison between students, faculty, and committee members to address special situations and student concerns. In addition, he directs periodic curricula reviews and facilitates instructional development for the courses associated with the MBA Global Leadership Module. Mr. Estrada is the first point of contact for all MFIN and PMBA questions and problem resolutions.
Phone: (504) 865-5402
John Silbernagel, Director of Graduate Education -- serves as academic advisor to the graduate students in the full-time MBA, MACCT, and MNRG programs and coordinates the activities of graduate Freeman School student organizations. He works with the faculty and deans to address student concerns and directs grievances and special requests to appropriate individuals and committees. Mr. Silbernagel is the first point of contact for full-time MBA, MACCT, and MNRG questions and problem resolutions.
Phone: (504) 865-5480
Laney Armstrong, Graduate Programs Manager -- oversees the daily operations of the Graduate Programs office including the planning and implementation of all logistics for the Global Leadership Program's international trips. She works closely with students, faculty, and staff to provide academic support and coordinates orientation activities. In addition, she manages course scheduling and commencement activities, and serves on several school committees to ensure consistent delivery of excellence for all graduate programs.
Phone: (504) 314-2454
Executive Programs Team Members:
Mauricio Gonzalez, PhD
Interim Assistant Dean, Executive Education
New Orleans Campus
Caryn D. Lang
Associate Director, Executive Education
Associate Director, Executive Education
Director, Corporate Recruiting, Houston Programs
Assistant Director, Operations and Admissions, Houston Programs
Program Coordinator, Houston Programs
Project Assistant, Houston Programs