Jill Rhodes Manuel
Jill joined the department in 2005. She is the Administrative Assistant to the Head. She also has broad responsibilities in the daily operations, management and communications of the department. She supervises the clerical support staff and manages work flow. Jill is the faculty search coordinator, departmental schedule deputy and the textbook and course evaluation coordinator. She is also the liaison for the Office of Institutional Equity and the Center for Instructional Excellence.
Jill graduated from Purdue University and holds a bachelor's degree in Retail Management. Outside of work, she gives her time supporting various organizations dealing with grief and workplace deaths. She loves all things Purdue, reality television, gossip magazines and spending quality time with her daughter, as well as family and friends.