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Office of the Dean

The Office of the Dean strives to provide quality service and a warm environment for all constituents of the College of Nursing, including faculty, staff and students. Thank you for taking the time to visit us.


Linda Weglicki, Dean | 843-792-3941
Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Leadership
  • Strategic and vision planning for advancing excellence and innovation to the college in education, research and practice
  • Faculty affairs and appointments
  • Academic programs and policies
  • Research infrastructure and support
  • Financial operations and institutional budget planning and administration
  • Collaboration with faculty, staff, community partners and other stakeholders

Jo Smith, Executive Assistant to the Dean | 843-792-3941
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Daily administrative operations of the dean’s office
  • Dean’s calendar
  • Faculty affairs processes (appointments, promotions, tenure, search)
  • Lifelines magazine


Rosa Barnes, Facilities Manager / Administrative Coordinator | 843-792-3941
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Faculty files (contracts, licensure, certifications, transcripts, CV’s)
  • Facilities management (keys, telephones, furniture, office assignments)
  • Administrative support
  • Special events support
  • Arrangements for visiting professors and other external guests

Kim Witte, Assistant Dean for Finance & Administration | 843-792-2652
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Financial planning and administration
  • Operational support planning, administration, and continuity
  • Faculty contracts
  • Strategic initiatives
  • Compliance and alignment with goals, objectives, policies and procedures across the MUSC Enterprise
  • Liaison with enterprise-level financial and administrative functions


Adam Taylor, Administrative Manager | 843-792-2653
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Personnel functions
  • Unrestricted purchases monitoring
  • Part-time faculty contracts
  • UMS administration
  • P-Card administrator
  • New faculty and staff orientation


Kathy Williams, Accountant/Fiscal Analyst | 843-792-3791
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Time keeping for all exempt and non-exempt staff
  • P-card liaison
  • Monthly financial reconciliation, analysis and reporting

Beth Khan, Communications & Marketing Director | 843-792-9690
Areas of Responsibility:

  • External and internal communications
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Graphic design
  • Digital signage
  • Media relations

Anahita Modaresi, Director of Development | 843-792-8421
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Philanthropy and institutional advancement
  • Alumni and community engagement
  • College of Nursing Board
  • Major gifts


Sarah Schwartz, Development Associate | 843-792-0287
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Annual gifts
  • Alumni and community engagement
  • Donor stewardship and acknowledgement
  • Fundraising events
  • Social media

Bernie Jansen, Senior Technology Consultant | 843-792-0213
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Technical support
  • Website support
  • IT project management
  • Technology vendor management


Bill Atkins, System Programmer | 843-792-9354
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Application development and support
  • Database management and support


Toni Fancy-Denton, Technology Consultant | 843-792-1492
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Hardware and software support
  • IT services
  • Web support and development


Josh Goodwin, Media Resources Consultant | 843-792-3077
Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Photography and video support
  • Photo/video editing
  • Web content


Alex Walters, Educational Technology Specialist | 843-792-1535
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Educational technology management and support (Moodle,
    ExamSoft, Panopto, Poll Everywhere, Ally, Data Analytics)
  • Instructional design consultations
  • Training (Pedagogy and Technology)