Maya Sanyal, Ph.D. –  Assistant Director, Academic Services & Drew University Writing Center, Adjunct Faculty, First Year College Writing ProgramMaya Sanyal, Ph.D. Assistant Director of Academic Services

Maya’s expertise includes:

  • Program management: Tutoring Services and Writing Center
  • Advising: Student Success
  • Teaching: Academic Writing & First Year Composition

Asha Nambiar – Disabilities Coordinator

As a coordinator, I serve as the:LD_1013_ANambiar_0017

  • Point person regarding the scope and nature of the services provided by Disability Services to a range of audiences including potential students (and their parents), enrolled students, and the Drew community (including faculty, staff and other academic and service areas).
  • Review student documentation and determining what accommodations would best mitigate the student’s needs.
  • Meet with enrolled students each semester to arrange accommodations.
  • Collaborate with other university departments to ensure students with disabilities needs are being met throughout campus as consistently and appropriately as possible.


Jana McKelroy – Academic CoachLD_1013_JMcKelroy_0033

Jana’s expertise includes:

  • Helping students become independent learners
  • Assisting students in developing study plans to accommodate any content material
  • Developing students’ study skills that they will be able to use throughout their college career and into their professional life
  • Teaching STDY 101: “Introduction to Collegiate Studies”
  • Conducting professional development workshops for the peer tutors at the Drew Writing Center
  • Moderator of the “S4: Student Success Seminar Series”


Linda Snyder – Learning Specialist

Linda’s expertise includes:LD_1013_LSnyder_0134

  • Providing individualized instruction to address
  • Improving Reading Rate and Comprehension
  • Planning, Sequencing, and Revising Assignments
  • Developing Task Timelines
  • Implementing Test Review Strategies
  • Creating and Utilizing Mnemonic Devices – (Memory Techniques)
  • Identifying Learning Styles and Preferred Modalities

Personal interests include: Fiber Arts, Performing Arts, Kayaking and Snow Sports. Please contact me at for schedule and rate information.


Joanne McCann – Administrative Assistant and Office ManagerLD_0913_JMcCann_0147

Joanne’s expertise includes: