2018-2019 University Catalog 
    Aug 23, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog archived

Administrative Officers


Supervisory staff with earliest date of most recent employment (in parentheses) and date of most recent title, reflecting employment after July 1, 2018.

Corporate Officers

William C. Dudley, Ph.D.—(2017)-2017
President of the University

Steven G. McAllister, M.B.A.—(1993)-2008
Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer

James D. Farrar Jr., B.A.—(1986)-2002
Secretary of the University and Senior Assistant to the President

Office of the President

William C. Dudley, Ph.D.—(2017)-2017
President of the University

James D. Farrar Jr., B.A.—(1986)-2002
Secretary of the University and Senior Assistant to the President

Timothy M. Diette, Ph.D.—(2004)-2018
Senior Adviser to the President for Strategic Analysis

Academic Administration

Marc C. Conner, Ph.D.—(1996)-2017

Paul Alan Youngman, Ph.D.—(2012)-2018
Associate Provost
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

R. Bryan Price, M.Ed.—(2012)-2012
Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Director of Institutional Research

Lena M. Hill, Ph.D.—(2018)-2018
Dean of The College

Gwyn E. Campbell, Ph.D.—(1985)-2017
Associate Dean of The College

Meredith McCoy, Ed.D.—(2017)-2017
Associate Dean of The College

Robert D. Straughan, Ph.D.—(2000)-2015
Crawford Family Dean of the Ernest Williams II School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics

Elizabeth Goad Oliver, Ph.D.—(1991)-2018
Associate Dean of the Ernest Williams II School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics

John Tombarge, M.L.S.—(1996)-2013
Hal F. and Barbra Buckner Higginbotham University Librarian

D. Scott Dittman, A.B.—(1985)-1985
University Registrar

Barbara L. Rowe, M.S.—(2002)-2002
Associate University Registrar

Deborah K. Alden, B.B.A.—(1990)-2007
Assistant University Registrar

Mark E. Rush, Ph.D.—(1990)-2015
Director of International Education

Hunter R. Swanson, M.S.—(2017)-2017
Associate Director for International Education

Robert W. H. Mish III, M.A.—(1990)-2005
Director, Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts

Paul Richard Kuettner, D.M.L.—(1989)-1989
Director, Global Research Laboratory

Tammi Hellwig, J.D.—(2017)-2017
Director, Community-Based Learning

Elizabeth P. Knapp, Ph.D.—(1997)-2016
Director of the Johnson Program in Leadership and Integrity

Beth A. Staples, M.F.A.—(2018)-2018
Editor of Shenandoah

Physical Education and Athletics

Janine M. Hathorn, M.A.—(1987)-2007
Head of the Department and Michael F. Walsh Director of Athletics

Elizabeth Igo LeRose, M.Ed.—(2014)-2014
Associate Athletics Director

Neil Cunningham, M.S.—(2000)-2007
Assistant Athletics Director and Director of Physical Education

Bryan Lee Snyder, B.S.—(2000)-2007
Assistant Athletics Director for Finance

Information Technology Services (ITS)

David W. Saacke, B.S.—(2007)-2011
Chief Technology Officer

Kerri Lynn Chapman, M.Ed.—(2016)-2016
Director, Enterprise Systems and Integration Services

Mark Keeley, M.B.A.—(2011)-2011
Director, ITS Projects

Julie M. Knudson, M.A.—(2001)-2014
Director, Academic Technologies

Jeffrey L. McCreery, B.A.—(2008)-2008
Director, Core Services

Dean E. Tallman, B.A.—(1999)-2016
Chief Information Security Officer

Matthew Fitzgerald, B.S.—(2017)-2017
Director, Network and Telecommunications

John C. Watkins, B.S.—(2001)-2014
Director, Client Services

School of Law

Brant J. Hellwig, LL.M.—(2012)-2015
Dean, School of Law

Johanna Bond, LL.M.—(2008)-2016
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Law

Paul B. Rollins, J.D.—(2015)-2015
Associate Dean for Administration and Student Affairs, School of Law

Elizabeth Outland Branner, M.B.A. —(1999)-2015
Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement

Clifford R. Jarrett, J.D.—(2014)-2014
Assistant Dean for Career Strategy, School of Law

Christopher Seaman, J.D. —(2012)-2017
Director, Frances Lewis Law Center, School of Law

Peter Jetton, M.A.—(2000)-2008
Director of Law Communications

Linda F. Johnson—(1978)-2007
Director of Law Records

Student Affairs

Sidney S. Evans, J.D.—(2000)-2011
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

David M. Leonard, M.S.—(2003)-2011
Dean of Student Life

Tamara Y. Futrell, M.S.—(2003)-2018
Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Student Engagement

Tammi R. Simpson, J.D.—(2013)-2013
Associate Dean of Students

Jason L. Rodocker, M.Ed., J.D.—(2005)-2014
Associate Dean of Students

Megan T. Hobbs, M.Ed.—(2012)-2017
Associate Dean of Students

James Dick, M.A.—(2004)-2017
Director of Outdoor Education and Recreation

J. Corey Gant, M.S.Ed.—(2018)-2018
Director of Greek Life

Kelsey Goodwin, M.A.—(2010)-2016
Director of Student Activities

Kimberly S. Hodge, Ph.D.—(2013)-2014
Director of Sustainability Initiatives and Education

Lauren E. Kozak, J.D.—(2010)-2017
Title IX Coordinator and Director of Disability Resources

Amy B. Perkins, M.A.Ed.—(2011)-2018
Director of Residence Life

Margaret B. Shapiro Haskett, B.A.—(2017)-2017
Director of Jewish Life

Crasha V. Townsend, M. Ed.—(2018)-2018
Director of Inclusion and Engagement

Lynn B. Fitch, B.S.—(1996)-2012
Manager of Student Affairs Operations

Career and Professional Development (Undergraduate)

John A. Jensen, B.A.—(2011)-2017
Dean of Career and Professional Development

Lorriann Olán, J.D.—(2007)-2016
Associate Director, Career and Professional Development

Molly M. Steele, M.S.—(2016)-2017
Director of Student Advising

Kelley Z. Melvin, B.S.—(2017)-2017
Director for Employer Development

Katherine (Kip) Brooks, M.S.—(2007)-2016 (through December 14, 2018)
Assistant Director for Career and Professional Development

Richard A. (Randy) Karlson, B.A.—(2017)-2017
Assistant Director for Recruitment, Career and Professional Development

Health and Counseling Services

Jane T. Horton, M.D.—(1987)-1996
Director of Health and Counseling Services and University Physician

Matthew T. Crance, M.A., PA-C—(2012)-2012
Physician's Assistant

M. Christina Barongan, Ph.D.—(2002)-2002
Clinical Psychologist

E. Kirk Luder, M.D.—(2004)-2016
University Psychiatrist

Janet Boller, Psy.D.—(2010)-2010
Clinical Psychologist

Rallie G. Snowden, M.S.W.—(2014)-2014
University Counselor

Janis G. Kaufman, M.S., M.P.H.—(1991)-2002
Director of Health Promotion 

Public Safety

Ethan R. Kipnes, B.S.—(2013)-2013
Director of Public Safety

Kevin M. Tierney—(2015)-2015
Assistant Director of Public Safety

Admissions and Financial Aid

Sally Stone Richmond, M.Ed.—(2015)-2015
Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

Leonard L. Satterwhite, M. A. T.—(2015)-2015
Senior Associate Dean of Admissions

Jonathan A. Webster, M. Ed.—(2002)-2002
Associate Dean of Admissions

Grace A. Loughhead, B. A.—(2015)-2015
Associate Director of Admissions

Adam J. Gross, B.S.—(2017)-2017
Admissions Information Systems Manager

Financial Aid

James D. Kaster, B.S.—(2000)-2010
Director of Financial Aid

Jennifer Davis, M.Ed.—(2010)-2010
Associate Director of Financial Aid

Cynthia R. Hintze, B.A.—(1991)-2010
Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Edward Drake Breeden, B.S.—(2013)-2013
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Financial and Administrative Operations

Steven G. McAllister, M.B.A.—(1993)-2008
Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer

Deborah Z. Caylor, B.S.—(1988)-2004
Associate Treasurer and Controller

Jodi L. Williams, M.B.A—(2002)-2018
Executive Director for Budgets and Compensation

Natalie R. Garvis, M.B.A.—(2007)-2007
Associate Controller

Sue Bryant—(1982)-2008
Operations Supervisor, Business Office

Cathy A.R. Coleman, B.S.—(2003)-2005
Senior Accountant

Joan Swisher, B.S.—(2001)-2005
Senior Accountant

Thomas L. (Les) Gearhart, B.S.—(2007)-2011
Payroll and Accounts Payable Manager

Lori Oliver—(2004)-2018
Assistant Director for Programs and Risk Management

Auxiliary Services

Kenneth Charles (K.C.) Schaefer, B.A.—(2004)-2013, 2015
Executive Director, Auxiliary Services

Meg Beebe, B.F.A.—(2017)-2017
Marketing Manager, Auxiliary Services

April L. Washburn, B.S.—(2005)-2018
Associate Director, University Store

David Coffey—(2004)-2017
Floor Manager, University Store

Lewis Coffey—(2017)-2017
Operations Manager, University Store

Emily E. Mays, A.A.—(2018)-2018
Book Manager, University Store

Steven Morris Trimmer, B.A., EMU-CP—(1995)-2011
Energy Specialist

Genevieve (Jane) Stewart, B.A., SCPD-CP—(2004)-2011
Energy Specialist

Christopher G. Adkins, B.B.A.—(2000)-2005
Supervisor, Mail Services

Michael E. Rhodes, B.A.—(2012)-2015
Manager, Copying Services

Dining Services

Jennifer L. Hickey, M.A.—(2017)-2017
Director of Dining Services

Ryan Miller, B.S.—(2018)-2018
Associate Director of Dining Services, Retail Operations

Andrew Watling, B.A.—(2018)-2018
Associate Director of Dining Services, Board Operations

Dwight D. Bitz—(1996)-2011
Assistant Director of Dining Services

Derrick Smith—(2004)-2017
Assistant Director of Dining Services, Catering

Greg Gearheart, M.B.A—(2018)-2018          
Assistant Director for Business Operations

Patricia Jansen, B.A.—(2018)-2018
Production and Menu Management System Administrator

Human Resources

Mary Main, M.P.A.—(2016)-2016
Executive Director of Human Resources

Kimberly S. Austin, B.S., PHR, SHRM-CP—(1996)-2016
Associate Director for Operations

Wanda R. Scott—(1979)-2008
Senior Employment/Technology Coordinator

Anne S. Remington, M.A.—(2013)-2013
Work-Life Coordinator

Deborah Stoner—(1989)-2010
Assistant Director for Leaves and Retirement Benefits

Cheryl F. Wright, M.P.S.,SPHR—(2006)-2016
Associate Director for Workforce Development

University Facilities

Randolph Hare—(1971)-2016
Executive Director, University Facilities

Linda H. Agnor—(1964)-2010
Operations Manager

Raymond E. (Billy) Bryant—(1975)-2008
Associate Director, MEP Services

Deborah H. Weinerth—(1988)-2016
Director, Facilities Services

Ted D. Hickman—(2001)-2010
Assistant Director, Facilities Services

Richard C. Rogers, B.S.—(2004)-2004
Assistant Director, Landscape

Thomas M. Kalasky, B.S.—(2005)-2011
Director, Capital Projects

Carole A. Bailey, B.S.—(1996)-2008
Senior Project Manager, Capital Projects

Brian T. Connolly, B.S.—(2013)-2013
Project Manager, Capital Projects

Vienna Romesburg, B.S.—(2014)-2014
Project Specialist - Interiors, Capital Projects

Hugh Latimer, M.Arch.—(2016)-2016
Architect and University Planner

Michael Truman Payne, A.A.S.—(2009)-2012
Assistant University Planner

David Merchan, B.S.—(2013)-2016
Engineer and Director of MEP Services

L. Paul Burns, M.Div.—(2001)-2011
Director, Environmental Health and Safety

Karen E. Paulk, B.S.—(2012)-2012
Director, Business Operations

Rebecca C. Lewis, A.A.—(1993)-2012
Help Desk Manager

Virginia Gardner, M.A.—(2016)-2016
Data/Financial Analyst

University Advancement

Dennis W. Cross, M.Div., Th.M.—(2004)-2004
Vice President for University Advancement

Alumni Affairs

Waller T. (Beau) Dudley, J.D.—(2006)-2006
Executive Director of Alumni Affairs

Thomas D. (Tom) Lovell, B.S.—(2000)-2006
Senior Associate Director of Alumni Affairs

Communications and Public Affairs

Jessica L. Willett, B.A.—(2002)-2016
Executive Director of Communications and Public Affairs



Clarence (Tres) Mullis, M.B.A.—(2006)-2006
Executive Director of University Development

Susan Wood Cunningham, M.S.—(2001)-2014
Director of Leadership Giving

Ronni M. Gardner, B.S.—(2005)-2005
Director of  Parent Giving

Sierra R. Gray, B.S.—(2015)-2016
Assistant Director of Advancement Operations for Reporting

Cassie Ritter Hunt, B.A.—(2015)-2015
Director of Advancement Operations

Margaret K. (Margie) Lippard, M.Ed., M.A., M.B.A.—(2015)-2015
Associate Director of Gift Planning

Melissa G. (Missy) Witherow, A.B.—(2015)-2015
Director of Annual Giving

Wendy Lovell, B.A.—(2009)-2018
Director of Donor Relations

Law School Advancement

Elizabeth Outland Branner, M.B.A.—(1999)-2008
Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement

Lifelong Learning

Robert P. Fure, Ph.D.—(1977)-2018
Director of Lifelong Learning Programs

Special Events

Barbara W. Mollica, B.A.—(1992)-2006
Director of Special Events

University Collections

Lucy R. Wilkins, M.C.M.—(2012)-2015
Director, University Collections and Lee Chapel and Museum

Ron Fuchs II, M.A.—(2008)-2008
Curator of the Reeves Collection and Manager of the Reeves Center

Patricia A. Hobbs, M.A.—(1998)-2008
Associate Director, University Collections

General Counsel

Jennifer E. Kirkland, J.D.—(1997)-2017
General Counsel

Jana Carissa Shearer, J.D.—(2013)-2017
Associate General Counsel

Administrative Emeriti

Farris P. Hotchkiss, B.A.—(1966)-2002
Secretary of the University and Senior Assistant to the President, Emeritus

June R. Aprille, Ph.D.—(2007)-2011
Provost, Emerita

Kenneth Patrick Ruscio, Ph.D.—(2006)-2017
President, Emeritus