Anita Thomas serves as executive vice president and provost, overseeing the University's three colleges, and promoting the important, student-centered initiatives of faculty and deans.
Lynda Szymanski serves as interim associate provost, supporting the work of academic affairs, providing institutional and historical context, and assisting new academic leaders in their transition.
Beth Halloran holds primary strategic and oversight responsibility for the University's development and alumni relations, events, sponsored programs, operations and analytics, and marketing and communications teams.
Angela Riley oversees the University’s financial planning and analysis, investment portfolio, financial services relationships and transactions, and legal affairs. She also has oversight of information technology, public safety, facilities, procurement and auxiliary services and The O’Shaughnessy.
Drew Melendres brings his vast experience working with private, liberal arts institutions to oversee admission, financial aid, and student services for the University's three colleges.
Pat Pratt-Cook leads the University's efforts in faculty recruitment and contracts, equity and inclusion initiatives, and human resources.
The purpose of the president's cabinet is to bring together the leaders across the University to engage in a healthy, current exchange of information and viewpoints on key decisions and opportunities the University faces. Under the direction of the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Accreditation, the cabinet also acts as the internal quality assurance group to assess the progress of the Strategic Plan for our HLC Assurance process.
Professor, Interprofessional Communication
President-Elect, Faculty Senate
Beth Riedel Carney '82, MA
Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations
Sharon Doherty, PhD
Endowed Chair for Mission, Women's Education
Director, Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women
Lisa Dutton, PT, PhD
Dean of Health Sciences, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health
Laura Fero, PhD, MSN, RN
Dean of Nursing, Henrietta Schmoll School of Health
Vice President for Finance and Controller
Jean Guezmir, MBA
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Sharon Howell, CSJ
Director, Center for Spirituality and Social Justice
Endowed Chair for Mission, Catholic Identity
Director, Myser Initiative in Catholic Identity
Vice President and Director of Public Safety, Security and Facilities
Kate Kelly, PhD
President, Faculty Senate
Associate Vice President, College for Women
Jennie Robinson Kloos, PhD
Assistant Dean, Institutional Research, Planning and Accreditation
Eric Stacey, MA
Director, Athletics and Butler Center
Tarshia Stanley, PhD
Dean, School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences
Toccara Stark MAOL'09, EdD
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Greg Steenson, MA
Associate Vice President, Admission and Market Development
Seth Snyder, PhD
Dean of Students
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management and Director, Financial Aid
Pa Der Vang
Associate Professor, Social Work
Endowed Chair for Mission, Liberal Arts
Director, Evaleen Neufeld Initiative in the Liberal Arts
The Office of Academic Affairs is directly responsible for the University's strategic academic vision, accreditation and assessment, budgeting and finance (including faculty staffing), and academic centers.