Meet the Academic Advising Office

Our Staff

Mandie-PorickMandie Porick

Director, Academic Advising
Mandie is the Director of Academic Advising. She holds a Masters of Education degree, a Bachelors of Arts degree in Applied Linguistics from Moody Bible Institute, as well as an Illinois elementary teaching certificate. She has also been honored with a Lifetime Bible Certification from the Association of Christian Schools International. Mandie has served the Wheaton College community for more than 15 years. Prior to becoming the director of academic advising, she was an academic advisor for the Army ROTC program for 10 Chicagoland higher education institutions. She has also been a teacher, an office manager, an operations assistant, and a volunteer coordinator at her church. In her spare time, Mandie enjoys reading and spending time with her family.  

120X150 james-kimJames Kim

Academic Advisor
James is a first-generation college student originally from South Korea. James holds a Masters of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary and a Bachelor's degree in history from Wheaton College. Before becoming an academic advisor, James held student development positions at Taylor University for five years and the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) for nine years. James is married with two daughters and is always up for a game of pickleball. 

Pam Hittie

Academic Advisor
Pam holds a Masters degree in Higher Education and Student Development from Wheaton College and has a bachelors degree in English from Loyola University Chicago. Prior to being an academic advisor, she was the Program Coordinator for the Doctor of Ministry degree at Wheaton College, as well as an assistant to the Dean of the A. Duane Litfin School of Mission, Ministry, and Leadership. Before serving at Wheaton, Pam managed a private business for more than 17 years. She has also worked for the Chicago Transit Authority, the Chicago Fire Professional Soccer Team, the Museum of Science and Industry, Loyola University Chicago, and Trinity Christian College. Pam loves serving the Church and has a passion for encouraging and coaching emerging adults.

Rachel-DoriotRachel Doriot

Academic Advising Office Coordinator