Academic and Student Affairs Staff
The Academic and Student Affairs Office exists to support the DVM program and the students within the college. Our responsibilities include supporting administration and faculty with their roles in student learning.
Dr. Laura Molgaard - Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs
Dr. Laura Molgaard is the Associate Dean for Academic and Students Affairs at the University Of Minnesota College Of Veterinary Medicine. She is a 1991 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she was in small animal private practice before moving into teaching at a veterinary technician program for several years and joined the UMN CVM in 1997. Dr. Molgaard’s research interests include selection for and development of non-technical competencies, technology enhanced learning and outcomes assessment. Her interest in diversity includes veterinary pipeline development, admissions, and culture/climate.
Dr. Margaret Root Kustritz - Assistant Dean of Education
Dr. Erin Malone - Curriculum Coordinator
Joe Maple - Director of Academic Affairs
Karen Nelson - Director of Admissions
Amanda Anderson - Student Affairs Coordinator
- White Coat and Commencement Coordinator
- Advising CVM Student Organizations
- Advising Student Representatives
- Posts Announcements, Classifieds, and coordinates Veterinary Career Network
- Coordinator for VetCamp program