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Department Administration




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If you have any questions about courses and registering for courses, please contact PMA Registrar, Donna Miller, dm246@cornell.edu or the Director of Undergraduate Studies at PMA-DUS@cornell.edu.

Department Administration Directory

The Department of Performing and Media Arts is open Monday-Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Contact the front desk @ 607-254-2700 for general department information.

Title

Department Chair
Director Graduate Studies
Director Undergraduate Studies
Senior Dept. Manager
Chair's Assistant, Accounts, Receptionist
Events Coordinator
Graduate/Undergraduate Field Asst. & Registrar
Interim Communications Manager
Finance & HR, Production & Box Office
IT Support
Director of Cornell Cinema
Director of Productions & Events
Master Electrician & Facilities Supervisor

Name

Amy Villarejo
Debra Castillo
J. Ellen Gainor
Judy Virgilio
Emily Drew
Carolyn Palladino
Donna Miller
Michael Gross
Julie Tibbits
Chris Christensen
Mary Fessenden
Pam Lillard
Jeff Franzese

Email

av45
dac9
DUS
jav4
eed34
ckp37
dm246
mdg232
jlt3
cgc23
mkf2
psl1
jf267

Phone

4-2700
5-4155
4-2700
4-2731
4-2700
4-2702
4-2757
4-2730
4-2758
4-2239
5-3883
4-2703
229-2014

Staff Responsibilities: Who Does What in PMA?

*If you don't find what you're looking for, just contact any of the staff & we'll assist you!

ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL

Primary

 

Back-Up

 

  • Accounting & Payroll for Faculty & Staff
  -Account Balances & reports
  -Account Codes
  -Payments, all types
  -Pcards, purchase orders, eShop
  -Travel & other expenses
  -W-9, W8 Ben
Emily Drew
4-2700
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
  • Accounting & Payroll for Students
Donna Miller
4-2757
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Budgeting
  -Department Budget
  -Department funding requests
  -Proposals for external, internal (Cornell) funding
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
Julie Tibbits
4-2758

BOX OFFICE

Primary


Back-Up


Julie Tibbits
 4-2758

Emily Drew
 

4-2700
 

BUILDING & VEHICLES

Primary


Back-Up


  • Building Repairs & Maintenance
Jeff Franzese
229-2014
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Building Displays
Michael Gross
4-2730
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Custodial Services
Jeff Franzese
229-2014
Emily Drew
4-2700





     Keys
Jeff Franzese
229-2014

Emily Drew
4-2700
     Swipe Cards
Chris Christensen
4-2239

Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Vehicles
Jeff Franzese
229-2014Emily Drew
4-2700

COMPUTERS & IT SUPPORT

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • Audio/Visual cart, portable projector
  • CIT courses
  • Classroom technology support
  • Computing support & consultation
  • Email, e-Calendar, other Software Support
  • Laptops for loan
  • Network connectivity
  • Printing issues, office & networked printers
  • Purchasing computers, peripherals
Chris Christensen
4-2239
Emily Drew
4-2700

cornell cinema

Primary

 

  • Manager
Railey Savage
5-8252

  • Projectionist
Paul Dimmick
5-3522

  • Director
Mary Fessenden
5-3883
  • Graphic Designer
Ross Haarstad
5-3522
  • Cinema Assistant
Teresa Alvis
5-3522

HUMAN RESOURCES

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • Appointments-new faculty, staff, visitors
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
  • Appointments-current faculty, staff, visitors
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
Judy Virgilio

4-2731
  • Appointments-students
Donna Miller
4-2757
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Academic reviews & promotions
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
Donna Miller
4-2757
  • KRONOS - staff employees
Emily Drew
4-2700
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
  • KRONOS- student employees
Donna Miller
4-2757
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Leaves, academic
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
Donna Miller
4-2757
  • Leaves, non-academic
  • Leave accrual, staff
  • Paychecks, payroll, direct deposit
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
  • Searches, faculty
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
  • Visa, International visitors
Julie Tibbits
4-2758
Judy Virgilio
4-2731

MARKETING & PUBLICITY

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • Advertising
  • Announcements: PMA-L, getcast-L, Facebook
  • Brochures, playbills, posters
  • Lobby displays, plasma screen
  • Press releases for performances
Michael Gross
4-2730
Emily Drew
4-2700

PERFORMANCE & EVENT PLANNING

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • General guest artist & performer support
Carolyn Palladino
4-2702
Pam Lillard
4-2703
  • Marketing & publicity

Michael Gross


4-2730
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Scheduling & Calendar of Events
Pam Lillard
4-2703
Emily Drew
4-2700
  - Scheduling space in Schwartz by
     external groups
Emily Drew
4-2700Pam Lillard
4-2703
  • Tech for scheduled performances/events
Jeff Franzese
229-2014

Pam Lillard
4-2703

TEACHING & COURSES

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • Academic Records
  • Add/drop & pre-enrollment
  • Admissions, grad & undergrad
  • Classroom scheduling
  • Course catalog & roster
  • Course descriptions
  • Course evaluations
  • Exams
  • Grades
  • Summer courses
Donna Miller
4-2757
Judy Virgilio
4-2731

teaching support staff

Primary

 

  • Assistant Technical Director
Fritz Bernstein

4-2751
  • Costume Shop Manager
Lisa Boquist
4-2710
  • Media Assistant
Randy Hendrickson
4-5258
  • Props Coordinator
Tim Ostrander
4-8925
  • Stage Manager
Kristin Kurz

 

Website

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • Articles, performances, announcements
Michael Gross
4-2730
Carolyn Palladino
4-2702
  • Department, academic, & people information
Carolyn Palladino
4-2702
Michael Gross
4-2730

OTHER DEPARTMENT SERVICES

Primary

 

Back-Up

 
  • Announcements for general distribution
Michael Gross
4-2730
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
  • Assistant to Chair
Carolyn Palladino
4-2702
Judy Virgilio
4-2731
  • Commencement
Donna Miller
4-2757
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Copy Machines

Emily Drew

 4-2700
Donna Miller
4-2757
  • Copier Codes
Chris Christensen
4-2239
Emily Drew
4-2700
  • Department Directories
  • Fax Machine
  • Mailboxes
Emily Drew
4-2700
Donna Miller
4-2757
  • Room Reservations
Emily Drew


4-2700

Donna Miller

4-2757
 
  -Classrooms (PMA courses)
Donna Miller
4-2757
Emily Drew
4-2700
  -Events & performance spaces
Pam Lillard
4-2703
Jeff Franzese
229-2014
  -Meeting & all other uses
Emily Drew
4-2700
Donna Miller
4-2757
Postage Meter, UPS, Fedex, USPS
Emily Drew
4-2700
Donna Miller
4-2757
Supplies, office
Emily Drew
4-2700
Donna Miller
4-2757
Telephones, services, bills
Emily Drew

4-2700
Donna Miller
4-2757
Tours
Carolyn Palladino
4-2702
Donna Miller
4-2757