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Liz Derickson '01

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Contact

  1. Email:ederick1@swarthmore.edu
  2. Phone: (610) 328-8475
  3. Parrish West 109
Liz Derickson

Liz Derickson is the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs. She works individually with students who face academic dilemmas. Student academic dilemmas include struggling academically, finding an academic major, managing health/personal issues, or returning from a leave of absence.

In collaboration with academic departments and other colleagues across campus, Liz coordinates the process by which students apply for academic majors - the Sophomore Planning process. In collaboration with campus partners, Liz coordinates programming that supports the academic well-being of all students. Liz oversees the staff of the following offices within the Dean's Division: Student Disability Services, Fellowships and Prizes, Studen Academic Mentor (SAM) program, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law.