The Dean and Staff


Photo of Safa Zaki
Dean of the Faculty, Class of 1924 Professor of Psychology
Hopkins Hall
413-597-4594
Photo of Sara Dubow
Associate Dean of the Faculty, Professor of History
Hopkins Hall
413-597-3348
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Associate Dean of the Faculty
Hopkins Hall
413-597-4351

Areas of Expertise

  • Academic budgeting
  • Department and Program Reviews
  • Faculty compensation
  • Williams-Exeter and Williams-Mystic
  • Endowed visiting professorships
  • Faculty Handbook
  • Curricular Initiatives
  • Faculty Leadership Opportunities
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Assistant Dean of the Faculty
Hopkins Hall
413-597-2242
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Faculty Information Systems Analyst
Hopkins Hall
413-597-4138

Areas of Expertise

  • Faculty database updates
  • Faculty reporting needs
  • Staffing Reports Part I & II
  • Hiring and recruiting, including allocation memos, recruiting budgets, background checks, and new faculty onboarding
  • Annual activity report process for faculty
  • Chairs’ Handbook updates
  • Faculty Handbook updates
  • Dean of Faculty webpages
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Executive Assistant
Hopkins Hall
413-597-4351

Commencement and Academic Events


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Director of Commencement and Academic Events
Hopkins Hall
413-597-2347

Areas of Expertise

Support faculty and staff in the planning and execution of events

Responsible for production of Commencement and other College Marshal’s Office events

Responsible for approving and signing academic speaker/performer contracts

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Commencement and Academic Program Coordinator
Hopkins Hall
413-597-3539
Photo of Carrie L. Pierce
Commencement and Academic Events Assistant
Hopkins Hall
413-597-4342

Grants Office


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Director, Grants Office
Mears West
413-597-5053
Photo of Patti Exster
Grants Office Coordinator
Mears West , Rm 205
413-597-4071