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Meet the Staff


Academic Affairs Staff

(413) 662-5242 or

Richard Glejzer, Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs

(413) 662-5242 or

Dr. Carolyn Dehner, Dean of Academic Affairs

(413)662-5300 or

Lisa has a long and varied tenure at the College.  In her current role as Coordinator of Curriculum, she works closely with academic departments and Academic Affairs administration to assist in the development and revision of academic courses, programs, and policies.  She coordinates the movement of proposed governance items from initial submission to final approval and is responsible for implementing and maintaining all approved items into each of MCLA's various systems.  In addition, Lisa serves as the lead for all programing and maintenance of Degree Works. She can be reached at (413) 662-5277 or

Lisa Milanesi Coordinator of Curriculum

Deborah has been with the College since 2015.  She is responsible for schedule development, coordinating catalog support requests, and serves on the Academic Policies Committee.  She can be reached at (413) 662-5526 or

Deborah Currie, Operations Coordinator

Sherry’s first job at MCLA was as Campus Police Officer in Public Safety starting in 2002, where she spent 12 years working to provide a safe, secure, supportive environment for the campus community. She then worked for two years in Student Affairs as supervisor for the information booth. Sherry now works in the Academic Affairs Office, where she supports a variety of efforts which include, among other things: supporting the academic deans, pro­cessing faculty payment, keeping track of full- and part-time faculty workloads. When Sherry transitioned to Academic Affairs, she was in the process of obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree here at MCLA. Sherry received her Bachelor of Arts and received Magna Cum Laud status. In February 2024 Sherry will be celebrating her 22nd year of service here at MCLA. She can be reached at (413) 662-5227 or

Sherry Burdick, Aministrative Assistant 2

Lilian has been with the College since 1994. In her time at MCLA she was responsible for assisting the Registrar with graduation, veteran's affairs, processing transcripts, and general office duties. Currently, Lilian supports Academic Affairs, Bowman hall, as well as the departments of Math, Computer Science, and English and Philosophy. She can be reached at (413) 662-5525 or

Lilian Shaker, Administrative Assistant

Amanda has been with the College since 2022. She is responsible for supporting the office of Academic Affairs (the Provost & Vice President and the Dean in particular), scheduling for various needs, and managing faculty reappointment and evaluations.  She can be reached at (413) 662-5246 or

Amanda Despain, Administrative Assistant