Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Office is responsible for all aspects of academic life at Deerfield. The Dean of Studies is Lydia Hemphill. The Director of Academic Support is Jackie DeLuca. Anne Bruder serves as the Dean of Academic Affairs.

Responsibilities of the Academic Affairs Office include:

  • Management of the Curriculum
  • Course requests and scheduling 
  • Reviewing and approving course change requests
  • Holding teachers accountable to Academy guidelines
  • Ensuring NCAA compliance—overseen by NCAA Compliance Officer
  • Overseeing the academic honesty disciplinary process
  • Making sure that students meet their graduation requirements

For more information about academic life at Deerfield, including the academic calendar, please visit the Academic Affairs Office page.


  1. Anne Bruder

    Dean of Academic Affairs
  2. Jaclyn DeLuca

    Director of Academic Support
  3. Erin Donnally Drake

    Manager of Student Information Systems
  4. Lydia Hemphill

    Dean of Studies
  5. Amanda Howe

    Learning Support Specialist
  6. Hadley Westman

    Dean of Teaching & Learning, English Teacher
  7. Hannah White

    Administrative Assistant to the Academic Affairs Office