Current Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Advising Staff

Sharon Clancy  

Sharon Clancy Orban

Academic Advisor


Sharon Clancy Orban has been a member of the Mendoza College of Business staff since 1969. Her responsibilities include analyzing degree audits, determining eligibility for graduation, providing academic counseling and guidance for current students, and counseling potential internal transfer students within the University. She is a member of the College Re-admission Committee.
Mrs. Clancy Orban earned a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership from Indiana University's School of Education. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University with a major in Management and Organizational Behavior, a minor in Sociology, as well as an A.S. in Accounting. In August 2002, she received the University of Notre Dame Award of Merit for exceptional performance and service to the University and in August 2003 was a member of the Undergraduate Advising Team receiving the University of Notre Dame Awards of Excellence “Team Irish Award."
Contact: 574-631-4823 or sclancy@nd.edu

Amy Crane  

Amy Crane

Academic Advisor


Amy Crane has worked at the University since 2005, spending two years working with student issues in the Office of Residence Life in Student Affairs, and five years in the Registrar’s Office providing extensive and timely support to ND undergraduates in general, and Mendoza’s undergraduate advising program in particular. Amy joined the Undergraduate Advising Office at the Mendoza College of Business in July 2012. Prior to her return to Notre Dame, Amy worked in retail management and as an accounting associate for the Osceola County Florida Tax Collector.
As an Academic Advisor, Amy provides academic counseling and guidance for all business students and administers the Peer Tutoring Program. She also focuses on data analysis and generation of ad hoc reports which aid in delivering timely academic advice to our students. Amy graduated with a BA in Sociology from Notre Dame in 1995. Additionally, Amy earned a Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership from Indiana University's School of Education.
Contact: 574-631-5196 or acrane1@nd.edu  

Laura Glassford  

Laura Glassford

Administrative Assistant


Laura Glassford joined the Undergraduate Advising staff as office manager in October 2004. She is responsible for all administrative aspects of the office and ensures that the office's many constituencies are satisfied. In addition, she also manages most of the classroom and conference room space in the college.
Before coming to Notre Dame, Mrs. Glassford worked in the Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation’s KinderClub Program as an assistant. For seven years, she taught 3-to-6 year olds at a preschool in South Bend. Prior to that she was employed in the sales and administrative departments of an office equipment dealership.
Laura received a B.A. in Art History from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Contact: 574-631-6602 or lglassfo@nd.edu

Doug Hemphill  

Doug Hemphill

Academic Advisor and Associate Professional Specialist


Doug Hemphill has held faculty and/or staff positions at the University of Notre Dame since 1986. Until his retirement from the Army in 1991, he taught and counseled students as Chair of the Notre Dame Army ROTC department. As a Human Resources manager for the next seven years, he was responsible for all staff employment and affirmative action processes throughout the University.
Mr. Hemphill joined the Mendoza College of Business in July 1999 as an Academic Advisor. He holds a Bachelor's degree in English from Bucknell University and a Master's in International Relations from Notre Dame, with additional Notre Dame graduate level business courses. A graduate of the Defense Language Institute, he has considerable experience in bilateral negotiations concerning burden-sharing and operations.  His intercultural experience includes Germany, Greece, Korea and Vietnam. 
Mr. Hemphill has taught sophomore level "Principles of Management" and "Business Ethics" courses, as well as "Introduction to Business" for first year students.
Contact: 574-631-5236 or dhemphil@nd.edu

Alison Levey  

Alison Levey

Academic Advisor


Alison Levey joined the Undergraduate Advising Office at the Mendoza College of Business in September 2008. She feels very much at home, having started her career on the other side of the desk as a Notre Dame Finance student and graduate of the class of 1984.
Prior to her return to Notre Dame, Mrs. Levey's career took her from banking to Human Resources at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to teaching gifted and talented elementary students.
She provides academic counseling and guidance for all business students. She also spearheads the office automation initiatives and maintains the program's Website. In addition to her BBA in Finance from Notre Dame, Alison holds a Master’s degree in Education from Marymount University.
Contact: 574-631-3863 or alevey@nd.edu

Dale Nees  

Dale Nees

Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies


Dale Nees is the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the Mendoza College of Business. In this position, he is responsible for the overall administration of the college’s undergraduate program and student advising. His responsibilities include management of daily college operations, staff supervision, academic counseling and guidance, budgeting, and coordination of scheduling and classroom assignments. Prior to joining the Mendoza team he spent four years as the Professor of Naval Science and Chair of the Naval ROTC Department at the University of Notre Dame and retired as a Navy Captain with over 30 years of operational leadership and financial management within the Department of Defense. Mr. Nees received his B.S. degree from the United States Naval Academy and earned a Master of Science degree in Management (Financial and Material Logistics) at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University’s Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He was also a 2005-2006 MIT Seminar XXI Fellow on Foreign Politics and International Relations.

Gina Shropshire  

Gina Shropshire

Academic Advisor and Assistant Professional Specialist


Gina Shropshire returned to her Alma Mater in the fall of 1998 after earning an MA in French Literature and a Ph.D. in Education from Purdue University. During her tenure in the Mendoza College of Business, Gina has divided her time between her academic advising duties and her commitment to working on diversity issues within the college and within the University at large.
In this latter capacity, Dr. Shropshire sits on many alumni and university-wide committees and coordinates special programs in the college aimed at providing both support for students of color and a forum where all students can be challenged to become agents of change. Gina has also taught a popular course called “Diversity in the Workplace.”
Gina is integral in coordinating the study abroad plans for many Mendoza students. Her coordination with the International Study Office ensures that Mendoza students have successful experiences.
Contact: 574-631-3857 or gshropsh@nd.edu