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Center for Academic Advising and Retention
111 Monroe Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.2345
fax: 509.359.6405

College of Arts, Letters, and Education (CALE)

Mark Ward

Mark Ward, MA

Senior Academic Advisor
Email: mward59@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours: 
     Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm 
Education:  

     Organizational Leadership, MA - Gonzaga University

     Psychology, BA - Eastern Washington University

Professional:

     Coordinator of Student Programs, Lake Washington Institute of Technology

     Assistant Director of Student Life and Retention, DigiPen Institute of Technology
Favorite Quote: "Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird." Anne Lamott

Kathryn Kleypas

Kathryn Kleypas, PhD

Academic Advising and Student Success Coordinator
Email: kkleypas@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Location: 
    Cheney Campus: Patterson Hall, Room 343D 
Education:  

     Comparative Literature, PhD - State University of New York at Stony Brook

     World and Comparative Literature, MA - San Francisco State University

     French, BA - Humboldt State University

Professional:

     Director of Academic Advising and Chair of English, American University of Kuwait

     Assistant Professor of English, CUNY
Favorite Quote: "Anything you do/Let it come from you/Then it will be new."-Stephen Sondheim from 'Sunday in the Park with George'

Cramer, Jared

Jared Cramer, MIT

Academic Advisor
Email: jcramer11@ewu.edu 

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours:
     Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm 
     Learning Commons: Wednesdays 11am - 1pm
Education:

     Masters of Initial Teaching, MIT - Gonzaga University
     Exercise Science, BS - Eastern Washington University

Professional:

     Retention Specialist, Eastern Washington University

     English Teacher, Mead High School

Favorite Quote: "I can accept failure.  Everyone fails at something.  But I can't accept not trying." - Michael Jordan

Jayde Payne

Jayde Payne, MAT

Academic Advisor
Email: jpayne16@ewu.edu 

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours:
     Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm 
     Learning Commons: Wednesdays 1pm - 3pm
Education:

     Master of Arts in Teaching, MAT - Eastern Oregon University

     History, BA - Portland State University     

Professional:

     Social Studies Teacher, University High School

     Program Coordinator: Upward Bound, University of Idaho    

Favorite Quote: "People pretend not to like grapes when the vines are too high for them too reach." Marguerite de Navarre

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Vacant

Academic Advisor
Email: 

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours:
      Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm
      Learning Commons: 
Education:

Professional:

Favorite Quote:

Erica Morris

Erica Morris, MA

Retention & Advising Specialist
Email: emorris@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Education:  

     English - Literary Studies, MA - Eastern Washington University
     English Literature and Creative Writing, BA - Evergreen State College

Professional:

     Retention & Advising Specialist, EWU, 2013-Present

     Curriculum Advisor, Spokane Community College, 2010-2013 
     Quarterly Faculty in English & Writer's Center Responder, EWU, 2009-2010

Favorite Quote: "You can't be that kid standing at the top of the water slide, overthinking it.  You have to go down the chute." - Tina Fey

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