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     ATU Graduate College
     1507 North Boulder Avenue
     Tomlinson 113
     Russellville, AR 72801

Arkansas Tech University strives to be an institution of choice.  Our goal in the Graduate College is to provide optimal student service, and generate graduates who will meet global societal demands across various disciplines.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 479-968-0398 or



Courtney Mullen
Director of Graduate Support Services

  • M.S., Arkansas Tech University, 2011
  • B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2008

Courtney began working at Arkansas Tech University in 2008 as an undergraduate Admissions Officer.  After traveling throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma during the academic year, she spent her summers as an Upward Bound instructor.  In the summer of 2011, she took the director position in the Graduate College and now aids in recruitment, thesis work, and the graduate assistant program.  Courtney currently resides in Russellville with her dog Watson.


Michelle McMinn
Administrative Specialist II

  • M.S., Arkansas Tech University, pending
  • B.P.S, Arkansas Tech University, 2012

Michelle, originally from Arkansas, has lived in Idaho and Florida but moved back here to her hometown of Russellville in 2003.  She began working at the Graduate College in 2011.  Since then she has started working with the Graduate Council, serves as a program director liaison, and budget coordinator.  Michelle currently resides in Russellville with her husband Brad, young son Jae, and her dogs JoJo, Teeny, and Sweetpea.

Jill Hays
Administrative Specialist I 

Jill began working in the ATU Graduate College in 2006. She has aided the office in system updates and evolving initiatives which improve the application experience for students. As the primary admission specialist, Jill is often the first contact students have with our Graduate College. She currently resides in Russellville with her puppy Sadie.





Trent DeWitt
Graduate Assistant

  • M.A., History, pending
  • B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2008

Trent graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts.  He spent the next four years playing music in the tri-state area.  He is currently enrolled in the Masters of Arts in History program, and is interested in becoming a history professor upon graduating. Trent currently resides in Russellville.





Brittany Puerto
Graduate Assistant

  • M.S., Information Technology, pending
  • B.S., University of the Ozarks, 2012

Brittany completed her Bachelor's degree in 2012 with a double major in Marketing and Strategic Communication, from the University of the Ozarks.  She is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Information Technology.  Upon graduation, she is interested in working with an advertisement agency developing websites for clients or becoming a database analyst.  Brittany currently resides in Russellville.


Tiffany Tiffany Walker
Graduate Assistant

M.S., College Student Personnel, pending
B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 2014

Tiffany graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English in 2014. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science in College Student Personnel. Once completed, Tiffany plans on working as a college administrator, eventually working her way up to an executive position. She currently resides in Russellville with her dog, Othello.