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University Leadership

Board of Trustees

Voting Members

Ms. Rose C. Cali
Ms. Mary Comito, Secretary
Dr. Francis M. Cuss, Chair
Dr. Tracy Higgins
Mr. Douglas L. Kennedy
Mr. Sreeni Kutam
Mr. Ralph A. LaRossa
Mr. Jean Marc de Grandpre
Mr. William T. Mullen
Mr. Preston D. Pinkett III
Mr. Kent Sluyter, Vice-Chair
Ms. Maria Cavero Munoz, Student

Non-voting Members

Dr. Jonathan Koppell
Ms. Mariana Luna-Martinez, Student

Faculty Representative

Dr. Saundra Collins

Trustee Emeritus

Mr. George J. Hiltzik

Officers of the University

Jonathan GS Koppell

Joseph A. Brennan

Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Shawn M. Connolly
Vice President for University Facilities

Jerome DeSanto

Interim Vice President for Information Technology


Lisa Hoyt

Interim Vice President for Development

Michael Galvin
Interim Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Junius Gonzales
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Wendy Lin-Cook
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Dawn Meza Soufleris
Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life

David Vernon
Vice President for Human Resources


Academic Deans

Lora Billings, PhD
Dean, College of Science and Mathematics

Katrina Bulkley, PhD
Acting Dean, College of Education and Human Services

Margaree Coleman-Carter, PhD
Dean of Students

Daniel A. Gurskis, MFA
Dean, College of the Arts

Kimberly Hollister, PhD
Dean, School of Business

Peter Kingstone, PhD
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Danianne Mizzy, MFA, MLIS
Dean, Library Services

Janice Smolowitz, DNP, EdD, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, DCC
School of Nursing