Office of Undergraduate Engineering Staff

Wesley Burghardt

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Engineering

Tech L268
Phone: 847-467-1401
Fax: 847-491-5341
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Responsible for McCormick's undergraduate education program.

Joe Holtgrieve

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Engineering

Tech L268
847-491-3332
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  • Liaison between faculty/staff/students and CAPS, SASS, and AccessibleNU
  • Point of contact for students struggling academically
  • Point of contact for faculty/staff with concerns about an undergraduate engineering student
  • Students seeking approval for individual course withdrawals after the drop deadline
  • Students wishing to withdraw from all courses for a given quarter
  • Students seeking dean's approval to enroll in School of Professional Studies Courses
  • Incoming transfer students seeking academic advising
  • BS/MS applications
  • Curriculum petitions
  • Donor relations

ellen Worsdall

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Tech L275
847-491-5173
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  • Management of student groups affiliated with the School of Engineering
  • McCormick Student Advisory Board (MSAB)
  • Donor relations
  • Primary adviser for National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and Society of Women Engineers
  • Point of contact for students struggling academically
  • Point of contact for faculty/staff with concerns about an undergraduate engineering student
  • EXCEL program
  • Career Day for Girls
  • Industry Day

Heather Bacon

Assistant Director of Advising and Student Development

Tech L269
847-491-5261
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  • Assistant Director of the office of Engineering Personal Development
  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors pursuing inter-school transfer into or out of McCormick
  • Engineering students pursuing study abroad
  • Students wishing to add courses after the add deadline
  • Liaison between faculty/staff/students and CAPS, SASS, and AccessibleNU where needed to address academic or emotional issues
  • Students considering dual-degrees inside or outside McCormick
  • Coordinates PATH Advising program
  • Point of contact for students struggling academically
  • Point of contact for faculty/staff with concerns about an undergraduate engineering student

Ann Anderson

Business Administrator

Tech L277
847-491-3120
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  • Any issues related to the McCormick Advising System (MAS)
  • Finances for the Undergraduate Engineering Office
  • Payroll for work-study students and temporary employees
  • Distribution of student funding
  • Convocation management
  • Degree auditing
  • Theme forms (online)
  • Managing CLSS for GEN_ENG courses
  • Pass/No Pass forms

Jennifer Henry

Program Assistant to Dean Worsdall and Heather Bacon

Tech L269
847-491-5195

  • Primary contact for Engineering Analysis and McCormick First-Year Experience Seminar registration issues
  • Supports Ellen Worsdall in advising student groups and running the EXCEL program
  • Supports Heather Bacon in inter-school transfers and study abroad

Nga Du

Accounting Specialist

Tech L268
847-467-5925

  • Expense reports
  • Murphy Scholars Program
  • Lost and Found

Melissa Duong

Academic Records Specialist

Tech L269
847-491-4363

  • Curriculum petitions
  • Petitions to graduate
  • Theme forms (paper)