Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Provost
Office of Dean of Academic Affairs
Abigail Puskar provides administrative support for the Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost. She is responsible for managing a wide range of processes that serve the needs of all faculty and academic units including: full-time and part-time faculty appointments and searches, faculty awards, leaves, merit process, and startups, etc. Abby serves as the systems administrator of the Faculty Activity Reporting System (FARS) and other faculty compliance programs. She oversees the processes for faculty support awards, coordinates required training programs for all faculty, orientation programs and other faculty-related events.
Abby earned a BA in International Studies and Communication from Denison University, and is pursuing a Masters in Public Administration from American University. Abby transitioned into higher education from her experience in private elementary school administration in the DC area.