• Haya Ajjan, associate professor MIS, Gordon Professor in Entrepreneurship, Director Center for Org. Analytics and Faculty Admin Fellow
      • Luke Bierman, dean of the Elon University School of Law
      • Tom Brinkley, executive director of the student professional development center
      • Anne Bryan, executive director of the Koenigsberger Learning Center and director of Academic Advising
      • Ann Bullock, dean of the School of Education
      • Lee Bush, chair of academic council
      • Peter Felten, assistant provost, Teaching and Learning & executive director of the Center for Engaged Learning
      • Rochelle Ford, dean of the School of Communications
      • Kenn Gaither, associate dean of the School of Communications
      • Don Grady, associate dean of the School of Communications
      • Nancy Harris, associate dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences
      • Amy Johnson, director of Elon Core Curriculum
      • Angela Lewellyn Jones, associate dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences
      • Maurice Levesque, associate provost for curriculum and assessment
      • Deandra Little, director of the center for the advancement of teaching and learning
      • Shannon Lundeen, director of academic initiatives for the residential campus
      • Paul Miller, assistant provost for academic operations and communications
      • Becky Neiduski, dean of the School of Health Sciences
      • Rodney Parks, University Registrar, Assistant to the Provost
      • Paula Patch, senior lecturer in English

    Get to Know your Danieley Center Neighbors

    Neighborhood Leadership Team

    Tyler Placeres is the Community Director of Danieley Center. Tyler lives in Danieley F. You can find Tyler in his office in Daniel Commons.

    Mark Einfield is the Faculty Director of Danieley Center. Professor Einfield lives in Danieley D with his wife and children.

    Jenna Gibilisco is the Graduate Apprentice for the Danieley Center. Jenna lives in Danieley F and her office is in Daniel Commons.

    Marcia Dodson is the Program Assistant for the Danieley Neighborhood. Marcia’s office is located in Daniel Commons.


    Together, Matt, Tyler, and Jenna oversee the development of the social and intellectual life of the Danieley Center Neighborhood. They are the Co-Chairs for the Danieley Neighborhood Association (DNA), which consists of students who reside in the neighborhood as well as faculty and staff who are engaged in various events and programs with the neighborhood. The “DNA” works to serve the interests of the residents in the Danieley Center community while planning and implementing programming that fulfills the goals and outcomes of the Danieley Center Neighborhood Plan. The DNA meets four to six times per year and offers leadership opportunities for students and an easy way for faculty and staff to become more engaged in the life of our neighborhood. Please check out our Get Involved page for more information on connecting to the neighborhood.

    Danieley Neighborhood Association Members

        • Mark Einfield, Faculty Director of Danieley Center Neighborhood
        • Tyler Placeres, Community Director of Danieley Center Neighborhood
        • Jenna Gibilisco, Graduate Apprentice for the Danieley Center Neighborhood
        • Ryan Johnson, Faculty Affiliate
        • Matt Wittstein, Faculty Affiliate
        • Cara McFadden, Leadership Representative
        • Detric Robinson, Student Conduct Representative
        • TBD, Athletics Representative
        • TBD, Senior Resident Assistant
        • TBD, Lead Student Mentor

    Faculty Affiliates

    There are two neighborhood faculty affiliates, Dr. Matt Wittstein (Asst. Professor of Exercise Science) and Dr. Ryan Johnson (Asst. Professor of Philosophy), who are each affiliated with the Danieley Flats to help students there make connections.


    • Tim Peeples, senior associate provost for faculty affairs
    • Woody Pelton, dean of global education
    • Jennifer Platania, associate professor of economics and chair of department of economics
    • Jean Rattigan-Rohr, executive director of community partnerships and director of the center for access and success
    • Kelly Reimer, director of teaching and learning technologies
    • Joan Ruelle, dean and university librarian
    • Gabie Smith, dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences
    • Rob Springer, executive director of institutional effectiveness
    • Raghu Tadepalli, dean of the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business
    • Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler, interim associate provost for academic excellence and director of the Center for Research on Global Engagement
    • Aswani Volety, provost and vice president for academic affairs
  • Kirby Wahl, interim associate dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Christopher Waters, assistant vice president for technology and chief information officer
  • Randy Williams Jr., vice president and associate provost for inclusive excellence