Office of the Dean

Listed below are the staff of the Dean’s Office, located on the first floor of Old Main. Faculty issues are handled through the Dean’s Office. Our knowledgeable personnel coordinate recruiting, hiring, program reviews, dean’s calendar, and scholarships, among other things.

Steven Leigh, Dean

  • 303-492-7294, Old Main 1-43

Susan Sires

  • Assistant to the Dean – Faculty Liaison
  • 303-492-4933, Old Main 1-43
  • Email:
  • Responsibilities: Faculty affairs such as recruiting and hiring, leaves, and post-tenure reviews.

Anna Jensen

  • Professional Assistant to the Dean
  • 303-492-8799, Old Main 1-43
  • Email:
  • Responsibilities: Liaison between the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and its departments and programs and centers, as well as with other campus administrators, faculty, students, and with the general public.  Calendar and travel arrangements for the Dean.  Administrator for A&S Fund for Excellence, College Scholar Award and Gamm Interdisciplinary Course awards.


  • Executive Assistant to the Dean
  • 303-492-7294, Old Main 1-43
  • Email: xxx
  • Responsibilities: Dean’s Office assistant, handling calls and walk-ins. Maintains Chairs-Directors and Assistants e-mail lists. Oversees Arts & Sciences scholarship accounts and Dean’s List.