Academic Advising

Academic Advisor Directory

If you are a new freshman planning to attend Western in the fall, please follow the registration process here before meeting with your academic advisor. You will need to sign up for a Leatherneck Launch date and complete Registration 101 before you can be registered for your fall classes. Thank you and Welcome to Western!

To search for your academic advisor, start typing their last name. Use the link provided to schedule an appointment. If there is no appointment link, contact the advisor directly at the email address listed. To see all advisors within a major or area, enter the name of the major. Freshman advisors are in purple.

Major First Last Location Phone Email Schedule

General Studies (BGS) - Macomb

Interdisciplinary Studies

Keri Allison HH 6 309-298-1929 KL-Allison@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Accountancy (Acct), Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management (HRM), Marketing (Mktg), Management (Mgt), Supply Chain Management (SCM) (Macomb Last Name A-S)
Michele Aurand ST 133 309-298-1619 MJ-Aurand@wiu.edu Make an appointment
FRESHMAN - Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, English, Foreign Languages and Literature, Forensic Chemistry, Geography(GIS), Geology, High School Dual Enrollment, History, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Math, Meteorology, Physics, Political Science, University Advising Bryan Barker     BC-Barker@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Athletic Advisor Latrese Barker BH 116 309-298-1879 LJ-Barker@wiu.edu  
Music Business Courtney Blankenship BR 209 309-298-1464 CC-Blankenship@wiu.edu  
FRESHMAN - Dietetics, Exercise Science, Fire Protection Services (FPS), Nutrition and Food Service Management, Pre-Nursing (Nurs), Public Health, Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration (RPTA) Julie Brines MH 34 309-298-1846 JA-O-Brien@wiu.edu Make an appointment
First-Year Advising - Graduate Assistant Tammie Brown-Edwards MH 32 309-298-1846 TL-Brown-Edwards@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Music Education - Choral, General, Instrumental Richard Cangro BR 203 309-298-3114 RM-Cangro@wiu.edu  
First Year Advising - Graduate Assistant Ian Clark MH 309-298-1846 I-Clark@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Art - Graphic Design, Studio Jan Clough GH 33 309-298-1549 JB-Clough@wiu.edu  
Dietetics, Hospitality Management, Nutrition & Foodservice Management, Recreation, Park & Tourism Administration (RPTA), Social Work (SW) Cindy Dadello HH 091 309-298-1438 C-Dadello@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Exercise Science (Last name A-G)

Fire Science (FPS), Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) (Last name A-F) 

Public Health/Health Services Managment/Emergency Management

Stacy Dorsett HH 091 309-298-1438 SE-Dorsett@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Exercise Science (Last name H-P)

Fire Science (FPS), Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) (Last name G-N)

Monica Eskridge HH091 309-298-1438 MJ-Eskridge@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Musical Theatre Lysa Fox BR 100A 309-298-1747 L-Fox@wiu.edu  
Honors College Programs  (Last Name A-L) Jeanne Gage Library, 2nd Floor 309-298-2228 JC-Gage@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Broadcasting & Journalism (BC&J), Communication, Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPA) Jennifer Grimm MH 335C 309-298-1938 JK-Grimm@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Communication - Quad Cities Jennifer Grimm QC 309-762-9481 JK-Grimm@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Anthropology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Sociology Niall Hartnett WG 154 309-298-1593 N-Hartnett@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Honors College (Last name A-L) TBD     309-298-2228    
Theatre - Production Design Steven House BR 108 309-298-2116 SP-House@wiu.edu  
FRESHMAN - Agriculture (AG), Computer Science, Construction Management, Cybersecurity, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Health Services Management, Hospitality Management, Information Systems, Interdisciplinary Studies, Network Technologies, Pre-Accountancy, Pre-Business Economics, Pre-Business Undecided, Pre-Finance, Pre-Human Resource Management (HRM), Pre-Management, Pre-Marketing, Pre-Supply Chain Management (SCM) Anna James MH 36 309-298-3755 AL-James@wiu.edu Make an appointment
FRESHMAN - Anthropology, Art, Broadcasting, Communication, Graphic Communication, Journalism, Music, Psychology, Sociology, Speech Pathology and Audiology (SPA), Theatre and Dance Tim Johnson MH 37 309-298-1871 T-Johnson2@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Music Therapy Jennifer Jones BR 211 309-298-1187 JD-Jones2@wiu.edu  

Agriculture (AG) - Business, Science, Teacher Certification, Pre-Forestry, Pre-Vet Med

Online HRM, MGT, MKTG, SCM 

Ember Keithley KH 110 309-298-2100 EL-Keithley@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Art - Art Education Ta-Teh Ku GH 23 309-298-1549 T-Ku@wiu.edu  
Music - Entering Students Rick Kurasz SA 100 309-298-1355 RM-Kurasz@wiu.edu  
Academic Success Coach - Graduate Assistant Johna Lawens MH 30 309-298-1846 JD-Lawens@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Theatre Adam Lewis BR 111 309-298-1340 A-Lewis@wiu.edu  

Computer Science, Cyber Security, Information Systems

Accounting (Acct), Business Analytics,  Economics, Finance, Human Resource Management (HRM),  Management (Mgt), Marketing (Mktg), Supply Chain Management (SCM) (Macomb Last Name T-Z)

Sara Lytle ST 133 309-298-1619 SM-Lytle@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Study Abroad Kim McDaniel HH 8 309-298-2504 KD-McDaniel@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Academic Success Coach (Coordinator) Lisa Melz-Jennings MH 29 309-298-1846 LA-Melz-Jennings@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Education (Online only), Fire Science/Fire Administration, (Online only) Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA), Recreation Park & Tourism Administration (RPTA) - Quad Cities Kim Moreno QC 309-762-9481 KM-Moreno@wiu.edu Make an appointment
FRESHMAN - Emergency Management, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA), Middle Level Education, Physical Education, Pre-Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Pre-Elementary Education, Pre-Early Childhood, Pre-Social Work (SW), Special Education Kelly Morris MH 38 309-298-1871 KA-Morris@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Math permissions and placements Jim Olsen MG 478 309-298-2315 JR-Olsen@wiu.edu  
Dance Lara Petrin BH 204 309-298-1543 LM-Petrin@wiu.edu  
Military Science (ROTC) Larry Pickett HH 103B 309-298-1161 LH-Pickett@wiu.edu  
Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Graphic Communication Andi Potter KH 110 309-298-2100 AD-Potter@wiu.edu  Make an appointment
English, Foreign Languages & Literature (FLL), History, Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) - Macomb, Political Science Ellen Poulter MG 436 309-298-1129 E-Poulter@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Quad Cities Honors, Science Teacher Ed James Rabchuk QC Bldg A, Rm. 1211 309-762-7095 JA-Rabchuk@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Academic Success Coach Andrea Riebling MH 30 309-298-3750 AN-Riebling@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Biological Sciences (Botany, Environmental Biology, Microbiology, Teacher Certification, Zoology);

Chemistry (Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Pharmacy, Science/Chem-Teacher Certification);

Geographic Information Science (GIS), Geography, Geology, Meteorology;

Physics (Standard, Engineering, Teacher Certification);

Mathematics

Jennifer Sandrik-Rubio MG 207C 309-298-3606 JL-Sandrik@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Biological Sciences (Biology) - Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Sciences

Nursing (BSN)

Theo Schultz MG 207B 309-298-2571 T-Schultz@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Music Therapy Emily Sevcik BR 208 309-298-1544 EE-Sevcik@wiu.edu  
Honors College Programs (Last Name M-Z) Krista Skien Library, 2nd Floor 309-298-2228 KE-Skien@wiu.edu Make an appointment
Music - Applied Music - Voice Lynn Thompson BR 125 309-298-1544 L-Thompson@wiu.edu  
Athletics Academic Coordinator Holly Van Vlymen BH 116A 309-298-1721 HR-Vanvlymen@wiu.edu  
Music - Applied Music - Winds/Percussion/Strings; Jazz Studies; Keyboard; Composition John Vana BR H 309-298-1544 JW-Vana@wiu.edu  

General Studies (BGS) - Quad Cities

FRESHMEN - Quad Cities

English, Liberal Art and Sciences, Psychology - Quad Cities

Kenny Wheeler QC 309-762-9481 KW-Wheeler@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Quad Cities Accounting (ACCT), Human Resource Management (HRM), Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Online Acct and Econ

Ashley Wilkinson QC 309-762-5787 AL-Wilkinson2@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Exercise Science (Last Name Q-Z)

Fire Science (FPS), Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (LEJA) (Last Name O-Z)

Phoebe Wilson HH 091 309-298-1438 PV-Wilson@wiu.edu Make an appointment

Teacher Licensure

(Interim) Bilingual/ESL Education, Elementary Education (ElEd), Early Childhood Education (ECH), Middle School Education (MSE) (Math, Literacy, Science, Social Science), Secondary Education, K-12 Education, Physical Education, Special Education (Sped)

Tammy Wilson HH 040 309-298-2117 TS-Wilson@wiu.edu