Dean's Office Directory

  • Denise Runge

     

    Denise Runge

    Denise Runge, Ph.D.

    Dean
    drunge@alaska.edu
    SSB 214 C
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    907-786-6400

    Denise Runge serves as Dean, a position she has held since 2016. She has a BA in Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College, an MA from Jacksonville State University, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy & Administration from the University of Alabama. She has 30 years of higher education experience, including eighteen years in a variety of academic administrative roles.

  • Jeff Libby

     

    Jeff Libby

    Jeff Libby

    Interim Associate Dean (Technical Programs)
    jllibby@alaska.edu
    SSB 215
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    907-786-6400

    Jeff Libby, Interim Associate Dean for Technical Programs, provides leadership and direction for the four technical divisions of the College. He has a B.S. in Natural Sciences with an emphasis on Environmental Science and an Associates of Applied Science in Automotive and Diesel Technology, and is currently pursuing his MS. Jeff has been at UAA since 2012. He spent more than 15 years working in the Automotive and Diesel repair industry before pursuing a career in research and education.

  • Deanne Woodard

     

     Deanne Woodard

    Deanne Woodard

    Associate Dean (University Studies)
    lwoodard@alaska.edu
    SSB 216
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    907-786-6400

    Deanne Woodard, Associate Dean for University Studies, provides leadership and direction for the University Studies Division, the UAA Learning Commons and the UAA Testing Center. She has over 20 years of experience in higher education in both student affairs and academic affairs. Deanne is a native Floridian, but is excited to call Alaska home. She earned her B.A. in English from Dillard University in LA and her M.A. in English from St. Louis University in MO, and is currently pursuing her doctorate.

  • Amanda Yauney

     

    Amanda Yauney

    Amanda Yauney

    Director of Finance
    aryauney@alaska.edu
    SSB 214 A
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    907-786-6497

    Amanda Yauney engages in fiscal planning and annual budget execution and analyzes long-term sustainability of resources for the college and its units. She provides personnel and administrative leadership in human resource management for the college. She is an alumna of UAA with a Master’s in Business Administration and a BBA from the UAF. She has over eighteen years of financial management experience including work in the Russian Far East.

  • Leesa Arnes

     

    Leesa Arnes

    Leesa Arnes

    Academic & Student Affairs Manager
    lmarnes@alaska.edu
    SSB 214 D
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    907-786-6495

    Leesa Arnes, Academic & Student Affairs Manager, provides leadership and support for the daily operations of the Dean’s Office, and to the college Student Success Coaches. She coordinates
    recruitment and retention activities and provides support to Curriculum and Peer Review Committees.
    Leesa is an alumna of UAA and has worked at UAA in Student Services for 18 years.

  • Trudy James

     

    Trudy James

    Trudy James 

    Fiscal & Personnel Specialist
    tjjames@alaska.edu
    SSB 214 B
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    907-786-6499

    Trudy James, Fiscal & Personnel Specialist, has been a part of the CTC Dean's Office since 2012, where she provides fiscal and faculty hire support for the college. Trudy was born, raised, and educated in Alaska.