2019-2020 University Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
2019-2020 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, 2019.

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 Advisor 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 Advisor to the President

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

Communications and Public Affairs

Jessica L. Willett, B.A.—(2002)-2019
Chief Communications Officer

Brian L. Laubscher, B.S.—(1998)-2019
Director of Athletics Communication

Drewry A. Sackett, B.A.—(2016)-2017
Associate Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Mary S. Woodson, A.S.—(1978)-2017
Assistant Director of Communications and Public Affairs; Publications Director

Institutional History

Lynn Rainville, Ph.D.—(2019)-2019
Director of Institutional History

Lucy R. Wilkins, M.C.M.—(2012)-2015 (to January 2, 2020)
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, Curator of Art and History, University Collections

Strategic Affairs and Institutional Research

R. Bryan Price, M.Ed.—(2012)-2019
Executive Director of Strategic Analysis and Institutional Research

Kristy L. Crickenberger—(2017)-2017
Associate Director of Assessment

Provost and Academic Administration

Marc C. Conner, Ph.D.—(1996)-2016

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

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

Frederick J. LaRiviere, Ph.D.—(2006)-2019
Associate Dean of The College

Beth Lucy-Speidel, M.A., M.S.—(2019)-2019
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 (to December 31, 2019)
Associate University Registrar

Kimberly D. Robinson, B.A.—(2019)-2019 (from November 25, 2019)
Associate 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

Paul S. Hanstedt, Ph.D.—(2019)-2019
Director of the Center for Academic Resources and Pedagogical Excellence (CARPE)

Matthew P. Loar, Ph.D.—(2019)-2019
Director of Fellowships

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

David. C. Baluarte, J.D..—(2013)-2019
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Law

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

Trenya Mason, J.D..—(20xx)-20xx
Assistant Dean of Law Student Affairs

Elizabeth O. Branner, M.B.A.—(1999)-2012
Assistant Dean for Law School Advancement

Alex Zhang, M.A., M.S.I., J.D.,.—(2019)-2019
Assistant Dean for Legal Information Services

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

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

Nicole More, M.Ed.—(2017)-2017
Associate Director of International Admissions

Amber J. Cooper, M.S.—(2016)-2018
Assistant Director of Admissions

Julia Littlefield, M.Ed.—(2017)-2017
Assistant 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

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

Celia A. Kovac, B.S.—(2019)-2019

Sue V. 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

Mary S. Nicely, B.S.—(2008)-2018

Irma Bailey, M.S.—(2019)-2019
Senior Accountant

Fontanne Bostic—(1971)-2015
Fixed Asset/Purchasing Manager

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

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

Auxiliary Services

Kenneth Charles (K.C.) Schaefer, B.A.—(2004)-2017
Executive Director, Auxiliary Services

Meg Beebe, B.F.A.—(2011)-2017
Marketing Manager, Auxiliary Services

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

Anna Windman, B.A.—(2016)-2019
Floor Manager, University Store

Lewis Coffey—(2010)-2017
Operations Manager, University Store

Nancy Trumps, B.A.—(2018)-2018
Book Manager, University Store

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
Assistant Director of Dining Services, Retail Operations

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

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

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

University Facilities

Thomas M. Kalasky, B.S.—(2005)-2019
Executive Director of University Facilities

Linda H. Agnor—(1964)-2010 (to December 31, 2019)
Operations Manager

Raymond E. (Billy) Bryant—(1975)-2008 (to December 31, 2019)
Associate Director, MEP Services

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

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

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

Carole A. Bailey, B.S.—(1996)-2019
Director of Capital Projects

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

Colin B. (Brendan) Perry, B.S.—(2018)-2018
Engineer and Director of MEP Services

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

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

General Counsel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

J. Corey Gant, M.S.Ed.—(2018)-2018 (to October 31, 2019)
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

Christopher B. Reid, M.P.A.—(2019)-2019
Director of Residence Life

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

Margaret McClintock, B.A.—(2019)-2019
Associate Director of Intramurals and Adventure Program

Leah A.B. Beard, M.Ed.—(2019)-2019
Assistant Director of Leadership Development and Student 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

Gabriel A. Pickett, M.S.—(2019)-2019
Assistant Director for Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives

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

Brooke Peccie, B.S.—(2019)-2019
Career Operations Coordinator

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)-2019
University Counselor

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

Janet Boller, Psy.D.—(2010)-2019
University Counselor

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

Leslie Anne Robinson, M.S.W.—(2016)-2016
University Counselor

Lance Crawford, M.Ed.—(2019)-2019
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

Ryan L. Beauford, E.M.P.A.—(2019)-2019
Associate Director of Public Safety

Charles G. (Chuck) Hubbard (2018)-2018
Assistant Director of Public Safety

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

University Advancement

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

Advancement Operations

Cassie Ritter Hunt, B.A.—(2015)-2019
Executive Director of Advancement Operations

Theresa M. (Tia) Byrd - (2006)-2019
Assistant Director for Research and Analytics

David Toomey - (2019)-2019
Associate Director for Gift Administration

Alumni Engagement

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

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

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


Clarence (Tres) Mullis, M.B.A.—(2006)-2006 (to Feburary 2020)
Executive Director of University Development

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

Ronni M. Gardner, B.S.—(2005)-2018
Director of Parent Giving

Jamesine M. (Jamie) Killorin, Ph.D. - (2019)-2019
Director of Gift Planning

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

Patricia-Joy (P.J.) Townsend - (2019)-2019
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

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

Law School Advancement

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

Special Events

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

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