Contact Information

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


Jennifer Ziegler, Dean 

Jennifer Ziegler, Ph.D






Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Ph.D

 Associate Dean



Daniel Hoyle

Director of Academic Services

M.A. Valparaiso University (2011)

B.A. Brigham Young University-Idaho (2009)




Jamie Haney

Associate Director of Academic Services & Internships

M.S. Indiana State University (2014)

M.A.L.S. Valparaiso University (2006)

B.A. Albion College (2004)



Nadea Khorbotly

Nadea Khorbotly

Assistant Director of Student Services

M.Ed. University of Toledo (2011)

B.S. University of Akron (2008)





Jessica Choquette

Graduate Admissions Specialist

M.A. Ball State University (2012)

B.S. Ball State University (2010)



Megan Mankerian

 Graduate Admissions Specialist

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

B.S.M. Purdue University (1995)

MBA Valparaiso University (2014) 





Ryan Segally

Graduate Application Specialist

B.S. Valparaiso University (2009)



Stephanie Kinkade

Stephanie Kinkade

Executive Assistant 




Marsha Gerhardt

Associate Administrative Assistant