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University Leadership

Board of Trustees

Voting Members

Ms. Rose C. Cali
Ms. Mary Comito
Dr. Francis M.C. Cuss, Vice-chair
Mr. George J. Hiltzik, Chair
Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr.
Mr. Douglas L. Kennedy
Mr. Ralph A. LaRossa
Mr. Thomas Maguire
Mr. Jean Marc de Grandpre
Mr. John L. McGoldrick
Mr. William T. Mullen
Mr. Preston D. Pinkett III
Mr. Kent Sluyter, Secretary
Ms. Cierra Watts, Student

Non-voting Members

Dr. Susan A. Cole
Ms. Nikita Williams, Student

Faculty Representative

Dr. Sandra Adams

Officers of the University

Susan A. Cole

Willard P. Gingerich
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Joseph A. Brennan

Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Shawn M. Connolly, MS
Vice President for University Facilities

Colleen Coppla

Vice President for Development

Candace C. Fleming
Vice President for Information Technology

Jon Rosenhein
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

David Vernon
Vice President for Human Resources

Mark J. Fleming
University Counsel

Karen L. Pennington
Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life

John T. Shannon, Jr.
Vice President for Strategic Alliances, Economic Development and Community Partnerships



Academic Deans

Scott Herness
Vice Provost for Research and Dean, The Graduate School

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

A. Gregory Cant, PhD
Dean, School of Business

Judith Lin Hunt, DLS
Dean, Library Services

Robert S. Friedman PhD
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tamara F. Lucas, PhD
Dean, College of Education and Human Services

Lora Billings, PhD
Dean, College of Science and Mathematics

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