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David Hallowell
Assistant Dean for Academic Life
(Areas of oversight: Academic Resource Center, Office of International Student Support, and the Office of Disability Services)

David joined Muhlenberg in the summer of 2015. David holds a master's degree in higher education from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor's degree in biology from Drexel University. Prior to his joining the college, David spent 14 years working in support of student success at Drexel University. In his free time, David enjoys reading, hiking, and playing video games.

Tel: 484-664-3408

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Mary Beth Kallen
Associate Director

Mary Beth joined Muhlenberg in 1998. She holds a master's degree in education from Lehigh University and a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the College, Mary Beth spent 11 years working as the director of the Language and Learning Lab at Lehigh University. Mary Beth loves tea, chocolate and cats. In her spare time, she is an avid reader with eclectic interests ranging from Shakespeare to the sci-fi/fantasy genre.

Tel: 484-664-3433

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Cailin Sweeney
Assistant Director

Cailin joined Muhlenberg in 2021. She holds a BA in Dance from DeSales University, interned at the Koresh Dance Company, and has been described by her faculty as an excellent choreographer. Prior to joining Muhlenberg, Cailin worked at a Philadelphia-based organization, called Kids at Play, that specializes in whole-child development through multi-sensory experiences and therapeutic intervention.

Tel: 484-664-3827

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Nicole Gerhard
Administrative Assistant

Nicole joined Muhlenberg in fall 2022. Before that, she studied at Lehigh Carbon Community College and spent nearly two decades working both as a paralegal and brokerage sales assistant. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys staying active through cardio strength training and walks with her two dogs Karma (German Shepherd) and Kingston (Rottweiler).

Tel: 484-664-4377