Graduate School Staff



Jennifer Ziegler, Dean 

Jennifer Ziegler, Ph.D


Christina Grabarek 

Christina Grabarek, Ph.D
  Associate Dean  




Jamie Haney
Associate Director of Academic Services

M.S. Indiana State University (2014)
M.A.L.S. Valparaiso University (2006)  
B.A. Albion College (2004)



Nadea Khorbotly
Assistant Director of Student Services

M.Ed. University of Toledo (2011)
B.S. University of Akron (2008)



Jessica Choquette

Jessica Choquette
Assistant Director of Graduate Admission and Outreach 

M.A. Ball State University (2012)
B.S. Ball State University (2010)






Megan Mankerian
Assistant Director of Graduate Admission and Outreach 

M.S. Valparaiso University (2013)
B.S. Valparaiso University (2011)






Cindi Czapla
Continuing Education Advisor 

          M.A.L.S. Valparaiso University (2010)
         B.A. Purdue University North Central (2004)






Melanie Trowbridge
Graduate Enrollment and Market Analyst

    MBA Valparaiso University (2014) 
B.S.M. Purdue University (1995) 













Ryan Segally
Graduate Application Specialist

B.S. Valparaiso University (2009)


Stephanie Kinkade

Stephanie Kinkade
Executive Assistant 



Marsha Gerhardt
Associate Administrative Assistant


Office Hours

Academic Year: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Graduate School & Continuing Education
Kretzmann Hall
1700 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Phone: 219-464-5313
Toll Free: 1-800-821-7685
Fax: 219-464-5381