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University College is a network of programs and services available to assist Tarleton students as they work toward degree completion and their future career goals. University College works in collaboration with academic colleges and departments to coordinate meaningful first-and second-year experiences and support student success through degree completion. University College includes the departments of Academic Advising, Career Services, First and Second Year Academic Programs, Student Development and Mentoring, Student Retention, the Testing, Tutoring and Learning Center, Texan SMART, and the Title III Program.


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Dr. Rusty Freed

Dean of University College
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-9601


Dr. Melody Loya

Associate Dean
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-1696

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Dr. George Mollick

Associate Dean, Director of the Division of Workforce Pathways & Career Development, and Acting Director of Career Services
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-9012

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Mr. John Duarte

Director of Student Retention
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-1710

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Dr. Manon Shockey

Director of Student Development and Mentoring
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-0766


Ms. Melissa Eubank

Director of Testing Services and the Tutoring and Learning Center
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-9009

Juan Gallardo

Dr. Juan E. Gallardo

Director for Texan SMART Financial Center and QEP Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-459-5483

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Ms. Angie Jones

Director of Title III Program
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-459-5579

Ashlee Tolliver

Ms. Ashlee Tolliver

Director of Academic Advising
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 254-968-0550

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