Learning Center location and contact information

fountain The Learning Center is located in the lower level of the Logan Library.

Contact Information

Phone: 812-877-8876
Email: learningcenter@rose-hulman.edu

Office Hours
Mon.- Fri.: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tutoring Hours
Mon.- Fri.: 9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Sun. - Thur.: 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.


Susan Smith Roads, Director



Susan has been at Rose-Hulman since 1987. Susan received her B.S. and M.A. degrees from Indiana State University.  She established the Rose-Hulman Learning Center and developed the Rose-Hulman Homework Hotline.  In addition to being an assistant professor of English, Susan supervises all Learning Center & Homework Hotline programs.                                                                                                                          

James Hoffmann, Learning Center Assistant Director

James2James joined the Learning Center in October of 2003. He has a B.A. in physics from Hanover College and a M.S. in physics from Ball State University. James coordinates various Learning Center programs.

Margaret Hurdlik, ESL Director


MargaretMargaret joined the Learning Center in September 2012.  She earned her B.A. at Carleton College and her M.A. in TESOL/Applied Linguistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She has taught ESL in Chicago, New Orleans, and most recently at Indiana State University.  Margaret provides ESL tutoring, coordinates the ESL peer tutoring program, and teaches CLSK121, an integrated skills ESL course.


Lindsay Hull, Homework Hotline Associate Director: Operations and Education

LindsayhullLindsay Hull became the Assistant Director for Operations & Education in May 2013.  After earningher B.S. in Mathematics Education on a golf scholarship from Evangel University, she taught Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, and AP Calculus at Center Grove High School in Greenwood, IN.  At the same time she taught ACP Calculus for Indiana University.  Lindsay also helped coach the Women’s Lacrosse program at Center Grove High School.  

Tony Karras, Homework Hotline Assistant Director: Outreach & Planning







Tony Karras joined the staff in January 2012. He holds a B.S. degree in education/human        development and social policy from Northwestern University.  Past employment includes positions with The Quaker Oats Company, Kraft /General Foods and Ecolab.  Most recently, Tony served as an assistant football coach and recruiter for Rose-Hulman.

Kim Anderson, Administrative Assistant


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Kim Anderson joined the staff in July 2014. Past employment includes Scott Oil, Inc., South Vermillion School Corporation, and the Clinton Public Library. Kim provides administrative support to the Learning Center and Homework Hotline programs and staff.

Kelli Martin, Secretary

KelliMartinKelli Martin joined the Learning Center staff in July 2009.   Kelli has an Associate Degree in business administration from Ivy Tech Community College, Terre Haute.  Prior to coming to Rose-Hulman, Kelli served as an Admissions Receptionist and Financial Aid Assistant at Ivy Tech Community College.  She provides clerical support to the Learning Center and Homework Hotline programs and staff.