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Gwen Shoemaker

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Placement Coordinator
765.494.8257
765.494.7953
Nelson Hall of Food Science Room 2203
745 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Gwen works directly with and advises the department head regarding the management of operations of the Department.  She manages the department head's calendar.  Gwen serves as the departmental administrative liaison with the offices of Dean of Agriculture and other high-level university offices. 

Gwen assists with matters related to the faculty, such as faculty position searches, faculty promotion and tenure, and faculty committees.

Gwen serves as the departmental liaison with International Students and Scholars to obtain appropriate visa status; communicate with visiting staff; orient new visiting staff to Purdue and department; locate housing.  She trains and supervises the department's secretarial clerical staff.