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Meet the Academic Programs Team

The staff of the Office of Academic Programs invites students and those with an interest in our educational offerings to visit at any time.

Our goal is to assist students in achieving their academic best and doing so in a pleasant, efficient manner. Drop by—our open door policy ensures that if someone is here, we will make time to see you. You may also contact us for an appointment.

We are located in 0107 Symons Hall, 7998 Regents Drive. View it's location on-campus through UMD's Web Map feature or here through Google Maps

Email: agnr@umd.edu, Phone: 301-405-2078

Dr. Joe Sullivan

Dr. Joe Sullivan is the Associate Dean for Academic Programs and a Professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Contact Dr. Sullivan at 301-405-2078 or e-mail him at jsull@umd.edu.

Dr. Evelyn Cooper

Dr. Evelyn E. Cooper is the Assistant Dean for Academic Programs in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Dr. Cooper oversees major academic advising, exceptions to academic policy, and permission to enroll registration.  In addition, Dr. Cooper represents AGNR at recruitment events. Contact Dr. Cooper at 301-405-7044 or ecooper@umd.edu.

April Brohawn

April Brohawn is the Program Director for Recruitment and Student Engagement in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. April oversees the recruitment team within AGNR and helps plan opportunities for prospective and admitted undergraduates to visit AGNR. In addition to recruitment, April serves as the manager of the AGNR scholarship and financial aid programs and oversees student development experiences within the college. Contact April at 301-314-7222 or abrohawn@umd.edu.

Heather Buchanan

Heather Buchanan is the Coordinator for Undergraduate Academic Programs. Heather oversees undergraduate college-level student advising and academic policy to help students track their progress and bench-marking all the way to graduation. Heather also works with new AGNR students guiding them through the orientation process and organizing Change of Major workshops. You can contact Heather at 301-405-0117 or hbuchan1@umd.edu

Amanda Brown Clougherty is the Associate Director for Alumni Programs within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Amanda serves as the point of contact for all alumni of the College and oversees the AGNR Alumni Network Board of Directors. In her role, she organizes high impact alumni programming including the annual Eat, Drink, and Be Maryland! Alumni Dinner. Contact Amanda at akbrown@umd.edu or 301-314-9032.

Kristen Coffey

Kristen Coffey is the Coordinator for Recruitment in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Kristen works directly with prospective students and transfer students interested in AGNR programs. During the fall semester, Kristen represents AGNR at open houses, college fairs, and high school events. She also connects prospective students with AGNR Ambassadors. During the spring semester, Kristen helps students make their college decision and will meet with students and their families on an individual basis. Contact Kristen at 301-405-5308 or kncoffey@umd.edu.

Christina Farmer

Christina Farmer is the Program Director for Career Services within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In her role, she works to connect employers and students for meaningful career and professional development opportunities. She meets directly with students to prepare them for internships and jobs. Further she is charged with coordinating career programs and events to expose students to careers with the agriculture and natural resources fields. Students can make an appointment with Christina through Careers4Terps.

Tyra Gallman

Tyra Gallman is the Administrative Assistant to the Office of Academic Programs and the Associate Dean. Tyra helps with the daily operation of the Academic Programs office, including scheduling and student appointments, and is the contact for the Associate Dean. She also assists with planning for Ag Discovery and Maryland Day. Contact Tyra at 301-405-2078 or tgallman@umd.edu