Whom do I call for general information about forming or managing a contract?
Hampshire College Contracts Manager Nancy Karella: 413.559.5528
For questions on process and preliminary contract review.
Director of Risk Management Beth Carmichael: 413.538.2731
For template forms, contract structure, risk issues, insurance and indemnity agreements, professional services, contract management, getting and giving certificates of insurance.
The dean or director of the department initiating the agreement to understand or clarify what the subject of the contract is, what points may be negotiable, cost limitations.
For contracts regarding the purchase of goods and services, visit the website or call:
Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC): 413.545.4669
Who can help with contracts for entertainment for student events?
Assistant Director for Campus Leadership and Activities Carolyn Koske Strycharz: 413.559.5746
All student-initiated events or entertainment must go through campus leadership and activities.
Whom should I call for use of College facilities or special events?
For all events that involve the use of facilities and related College resources, contact the event services and summer programs office, 413.559.5610.
How do the accounting issues get sorted out?
Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration Sandy Chessey: 413.559.5788
What about construction (including maintenance or repairs) contracts?
Construction agreements or agreements for facilities maintenance and repairs must all be entered into and managed by facilities and grounds. If you have a project that you are thinking of calling a contractor for, call facilities and grounds FIRST!
Director of Facilities and Grounds Larry Archey: 413.559.5767
How do I know if I should hire an independent contractor or casual employee?
See employee or independent contractor for more information or call:
Associate Vice President for Human Resources Shelly Ruocco: 413.559.5605
Questions about IT agreements?
Director of Information Technology Bob Crowley: 413.559.5566
For computing, wireless infrastructure, and networking services.
Questions about guest lecturers and speakers cannot be answered by one person:
- Contact your department chair or head for funding/approval; faculty contact is Yaniris Fernandez, 413.559.5781
- Contact Event Services and Summer Programs if you need to reserve space for the event, 413.559.5610
- See Templates: Guest Lectures and Speaker for letter forms
- For international speakers: contact Mike Ford, 413.559.5450
Whom should I contact with questions about grants?
Grants are managed between two departments: