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Ching-Yune Sylvester

Deputy Assistant Dean

1213 Angell Hall
435 South State Street
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Office Location(s): 1213 Angell Hall
Phone: (734) 764.7297
Fax: (734) 647.5577

  • About

    In her capacity as Deputy Assistant Dean, Dr. Sylvester is responsible for supporting the Assistant Dean in the overall administration of LSA Student Academic Affairs, including the Newnan Academic Advising Center. The Office of the Assistant Dean is also responsible for the administration of the College’s Academic Judiciary Committee and for the adjudication of academic misconduct cases.

    Dr. Sylvester earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.A. in Cognitive Science and Psychology from the University of Virginia. Since her arrival at U-M in 2000, she has served in various roles working with both students and faculty: as a research associate and lecturer in the Psychology department, the program evaluation manager for NSF-ADVANCE, a member of the LSA Newnan Advising Center staff, and project coordinator for the Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) in the Center for the Education of Women (CEW). She has also taught at Eastern Michigan University as an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Educational Leadership.


  • Education
    • BA Cognitive Science and Psychology [University of Virginia]
    • PhD Psychology [University of California, Berkeley]

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