Academic Administrators, Deans, Chairs, Committee Chairs, Directors, and Fellows

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Office of the President

  • President, Connie Ledoux Book
  • Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Jeff Stein
  • Vice President and Associate Provost for Inclusive Excellence, Randy Williams
  • Vice President for Finance and Administration, Janet Williams
  • Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Trustees, Patrick Noltemeyer

Office of the Provost

  • Provost, Raghu Tadepalli, Interim
  • Vice President for Academic Affairs, Tim Peeples, Interim
  • Senior Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Tim Peeples
  • Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Jennifer Platania
  • Associate Provost for Academic Excellence and Operations, Paul Miller
  • Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning & Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning, Peter Felten
  • Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Deandra Little

Academic Deans

Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dean, Gabie Smith
  • Associate Dean, Nancy Harris
  • Associate Dean, Angela Lewellyn
  • Associate Dean, Kirby Wahl
  • Assistant Dean, Amy Overman
School of Communications
  • Dean, Kenn Gaither, Interim
  • Associate Dean, Tony Weaver
Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education
  • Dean, Ann Bullock
Martha and Spencer Love School of Business
  • Dean, Raghu Tadepalli
  • Associate Dean, Haya Ajjan
School of Health Sciences
  • Dean, Steven Folger, Interim
Elon University School of Law
  • Dean, Alan Woodlief, Interim
  • Senior Associate Dean, Alan Woodlief
  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Sue Liemer
  • Associate Dean for Academic Success, Wendy Scott
  • Associate Dean for Library and Information Sciences, Kate McLeod

Academic Affairs

  • Accreditation and Assessment
    • Director, Maurice Levesque
  • Isabella Cannon Global Education Center
    • Dean, Nick Gozik
    • Assistant Dean, Mark Kurt
    • Executive Director of Global Programming, Rhonda Waller
  • Koenigsberger Learning Center
    • Interim Director and Director of Academic Advising, Kathy Ziga
    • Director of Disabilities Resources, Susan Wise
    • Director of Learning Assistance, James Holsinger
    • Director of Elon 101 and Assistant Director of Academic Advising, Brandy Propst
  • Library
    • Dean of the Carol Grotnes Belk Library, Joan Ruelle
  • Registrar
    • University Registrar and Assistant Vice President, Rod Parks

Department Chairs

  • Accounting, Catherine Chiang, Interim
  • Art, Michael Fels
  • Biology
    • Linda Niedziela, Chair
    • Tonya Train, Associate Chair
  • Chemistry, Kathy Matera
  • Cinema and Television Arts, Staci Saltz
  • Communication Design, Ben Hannam
  • Computer Science, Duke Hutchings
  • Economics, Steve DeLoach
  • Education and Wellness, Marna Winter
  • English
    • Kevin Bourque, Chair
    • Kim Pyne, Associate Chair
  • Engineering, Scott Wolter
  • Environmental Studies, Robert Charest
  • Exercise Science, Titch Madzima
  • Finance, Chris Harris
  • History and Geography
    • Rod Clare, Chair
    • Michael Matthews, Associate Chair
  • Human Service Studies, Judy Esposito
  • Journalism, Anthony Hatcher
  • Management and Entrepreneurship
    • Rob Moorman, Chair
    • Brittany Mercado, Associate Chair
  • Marketing and International Business, Coleman Rich
  • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Crista Arangala, Chair
    • Laura Taylor, Associate Chair
  • Music, Hallie Hogan
  • Nursing, Tiffany Morris
  • Performing Arts
    • Fred Rubeck, Chair
    • Natalie Hart, Associate Chair
  • Philosophy, Stephen Bloch-Schulman
  • Physical Therapy Education, Stephen Folger
  • Physician Assistant Studies, Kim Stokes, Director
  • Physics, Martin Kamela
  • Political Science and Policy Studies, Sean Giovanello
  • Psychology, David Buck
  • Public Health Studies, Cindy Fair
  • Religious Studies, Geoffrey Claussen
  • Sociology and Anthropology, Alexis Franzese
  • Sport Management, Cara Lucia
  • Strategic Communications, Vanessa Bravo
  • World Languages and Cultures
    • Brandon Essary, Chair
    • Elena Schoonmaker-Gates, Associate Chair

Graduate Program Directors

  • DPT Program, Stephen Folger
  • LSB Graduate Programs, Vacant
  • MBA Program
    • Brian Lyons, Faculty Coordinator
  • MS in Business Analytics
    • Brian Lyons, Faculty Coordinator
  • MS in Accounting
    • Ifeoma Udeh, Faculty Coordinator
  • M.Ed. Program, Mary Knight-McKenna
  • Master in Higher Education, Rozana Carducci
  • MA in Interactive Media, Derek Lackaff
  • MS in Physician Assistant Studies, Kim Stokes

Interdisciplinary Program Directors and Coordinators

  • African/African American Studies (Minor), Kershia Wahl
  • American Studies (Minor), Erin Pearson
  • Arts Administration (Major), David McGraw
  • Asian Studies (Minor), Binnan Gao
  • Biochemistry (Major), Kathy Matera
  • Classical Studies (Minor), Kristina Meinking
  • Communications Core, Vic Costello
  • Criminal Justice Studies (Minor), Elisha Savchak-Trogden
  • Expressive Arts (Minor), Samantha DiRosa
  • Engineering
    • Sirena Hargrove-Leak, Four-Year Program
    • Scott Wolter, Dual-Degree Program
  • Food Studies (Minor), Svetlana Nepocatych
  • Geographic Information Systems (Minor), Ryan Kirk
  • German Studies (Minor), Scott Windham and Kristin Lange
  • Game Design (Minor), Pratheep Paranthaman
  • Independent (Major), Scott Windham
  • Inter-Religious Studies (Minor), Brian Pennington
  • International and Global Studies (Major)
    • Safia Swimelar, Coordinator
    • Baris Kesgin, Associate Coordinator
  • Islamic Studies (Minor), Ariela Marcus-Sells
  • Italian Studies (Minor), Brandon Essary
  • Jazz Studies (Minor), Jinny Whittaker
  • Jewish Studies (Minor), Andrea Sinn
  • Latin American Studies (Minor), Pablo Celis-Castillo
  • Leadership Studies (Minor), Deidre Yancey
  • LSB Dual Degree Programs, Hani Tadros
  • Media Analytics (Major), Brian Walsh
  • Middle East Studies (Minor), Shereen Elgamal
  • Multimedia Authoring (Minor), Paula Rosinski
  • Museum & Public History Studies (Minor), Evan Gatti
  • Neuroscience (Minor), Eric Bauer
  • Peace and Conflict Studies (Minor), Federico Pous
  • Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Minor), Joel Shelton
  • Poverty and Social Justice Studies (Minor), Vanessa Drew-Branch
  • Professional Writing Studies (Minor), Li Li
  • Sustainable Enterprises (Minor), Ryan Kirk & Scott Hayward
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies (Minor), Shayna Mehas

Academic Council

  • Staff with Faculty Rank Representative 2021-2022, Allison Bryan
  • Part-time Faculty Representative 2021-2023, James Roberts
  • Divisional Representatives 2021-2024
    • Rissa Trachman
    • Polly Cornelius
    • Kristen Doehler, Committee on Committees Chair
    • Nicole Triche
    • Patricia Perkins
    • Cindy Bennett
    • Heidi Hollingsworth
    • LSB Vacancy
  • At-Large Representatives 2022-2025
    • University, Cora Palfy
    • CAS, Stephen Futrell
    • CAS, Jill Auditori
  • Divisional Representatives 2020-2023
    • Chair, Jason Husser
    • Kevin Otos
    • Handbook Subcommittee Chair, Karl Sienerth
    • Julie Lellis
    • Chair-Elect, Tracey Thurnes
    • Lynda Butler-Storsved
    • David Levine
    • LSB Vacancy
  •  Administration/Ex-officio (non-voting)
    • President, Connie Ledoux Book
    • Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Tim Peeples, interim
    • Curriculum Committee Chair, Victoria Moore
    • Program Assistant, Melissa McBane

Standing Committee Chairs

  • Academic Standing Committee, Lisa Buchanan
  • Academic Technology Committee, Travis Maynard
  • Admissions Committee, Chris Harris
  • Advancing Equity Requirement, Jessica Carew
  • Athletics Committee, Andrew Monteith
  • Elon Core Curriculum Council, Jessica Gisclair
  • Faculty Research and Development Committee, Vacant
  • Global Education Curriculum Committee, Jeff Carpenter
  • Graduate Council, Carol Smith
  • Library Committee, Max Negin
  • Post-Probationary Faculty Development Review Committee, Rob Moorman
  • Promotions and Tenure Committee, Kate Upton
  • Religious and Spiritual Life Committee, Vitaliy Strohush
  • Student Life Committee, David Moura
  • Curriculum Committee (University), Vickie Moore

Curriculum Committee (University)

  • Chair (Elon College), Vickie Moore
  • School of Education, Carol Smith
  • School of Business, Timothy Norvell
  • School of Communications, Dan Haygood
  • Arts and Sciences
    • Social Behavioral Sciences, Rena Zito
    • Fine Arts and Humanities, Ryan Johnson
    • Mathematics, Computing, & Natural Sciences, Matt Wittstein
  • School of Health Sciences, Antoinette Polito
  • At-Large, Patti Burns
  • At-Large, Mina Garcia-Soormally
  • At-Large, Vickie Moore
  • Provost Designee, Jennifer Platania
  • Elon Core Curriculum Director, Matthew Buckmaster
  • Dean of the Carol Grotnes Belk Library, Joan Ruelle (without vote)
  • University Registrar and Assistant Vice President, Rodney Parks (without vote)
  • Associate Registrar, Robin Straka (without vote)

Staff Advisory Council

  • Chair, Brian Dudiak
  • Administrative Staff
    • Doug Purnell, Past Chair
    • Anita Hodnett, non-voting
    • TJ Bowie
    • Jonathan Miller
    • Jessica Blocker
    • Adrian Carpenter, Vice Chair
  • Law School Staff
    • Monica Glover
  • Office and Support Staff
    • Anita Bryant
    • Belinda Day
    • Alexa Lowey
    • Joan Dawson
    • Joel Thomas
  • Facilities Management Staff
    • Paul Adams
    • Cody Watson
    • Jonathan Brown
    • Susan Tripp
  • Senior Staff
    • Jeff Stein
    • Kelli Shuman
  • Part-time Staff
    • Katie Wicke LaPlante

Campus Directors

  • Academic-Residential Partnerships, Vacant
  • Center for Access and Success, Travella Free
    • Elon Academy, John Pickett
    • Odyssey Scholars Program, Marcus Elliott
  • Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
    • Deandra Little, Director
    • Mary Jo Festle, Senior Associate Director
    • Kelsey Bitting, Associate Director
    • Olivia Choplin, Associate Director
  • Center for Engaged Learning
    • Peter Felten, Executive Director
    • Jessie Moore, Director
  • Center for Environmental Studies, Michael Strickland
  • Center for Leadership, Melanie Bullock
  • Center for Organizational Analytics, Manoj Chari
  • Center for Race, Ethnicity & Diversity Education (CREDE)
    • Sylvia Muñoz, Director
  • Center for Research on Global Education, Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler
  • Center for the Study of Religion, Culture and Society (CSRCS), Brian Pennington
  • Center for Writing Excellence
    • Paula Rosinski, Writing Across the University
    • Julia Bleakney, The Writing Center
  • Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, Raghu Tadepalli (Interim)
  • Civic Engagement Scholars Program, Vacant
  • Cultural and Special Programs, Jeff Clark, Executive Director
  • Design Thinking, Danielle Lake
  • Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Alyssa Martina
  • El Centro, the Spanish Center
    • Sylvia Muñoz
    • MJ Larrazabal, Assistant Director
  • Elon Core Curriculum
    • Matt Buckmaster, Executive Director
    • Kristina Meinking, Assistant Director for Assessment
    • Jessica Johnson Carew, Assistant Director of University, Equity, and Inclusion
    • COR Capstones, Scott Windham, Assistant Director of Integrative Core Capstones and Coordinator of the Independent Major
    • COR 1100, Paula Patch, Associate Director
    • ENG 1100, Heather Lindenman, Coordinator
    • STS 1100, Ryne Vankrevelen, Coordinator
  • Assistant Director of Assessment, Kristina Meinking
  • Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Jessica Johnson Carew
  • Elon University Poll, Jason Husser
  • Executive Education Love School of Business, Vacant
  • Fellows Programs
    • Honors Program
      • Steve Bednar, Director
      • Baris Kesgin, Associate Director
    • Elon College Fellows, Kim Epting
    • Business Fellows, Tina Das
    • Teaching Fellows, Jeffrey Carpenter
    • Communications Fellows, Dave Bockino
    • Leadership Fellows, Melanie Bullock Harris
  • Gender and LGBTQIA Center, Luis Garay
  • Health Professions, Yuko Miyamoto
  • Inclusive Excellence, Jonathan McElderry, Dean
  • Information Technology
    • Pat Donohue, Assistant CIO and Director of Campus Technology Support
    • Kelly Reimer, Senior Director of Teaching and Learning Technologies
    • Gary Sheehan, Information Security Director
  • Imagining the Internet Center, Janna Anderson, Executive Director
  • Institutional Effectiveness, Rob Springer
  • Kernodle Center for Service Learning & Civic Engagement
    • Director, Bob Frigo
    • Associate Director, Kyle Anderson
  • Liberal Arts Forum, Samuele Pardini
  • Lumen Prize
    • Ben Evans (2022-2023)
    • Mike Carignan (2023-2024)
  • Multifaith Scholars, Amy Allocco
  • National & International Fellowships, Ann Cahill
  • Nonprofit Management, Erika Lopina
  • Office of Inclusive Excellence Education and Development, Carla Fullwood
  • Peace Corps Prep Program, Jennifer Eidum
  • Program for Ethnographic Research & Community Studies (PERCS), Robert Perdue
  • Pre-Law, Elisha Savchak-Trogdon
  • Project Pericles
    • Mat Gendle, Director
    • April Post, Associate Director
  • Sponsored Programs
    • Bonnie Bruno, Director
    • Jenny Chapman, Grants Coordinator
  • Student Professional Development Center, Brooke Buffington
  • Sunshine Center for Open Government, Brooks Fuller
  • Sustainability, Elaine Durr
  • Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Joel Harter
  • Undergraduate Research
    • Meredith Allison, Director
    • Jen Hamel, Associate Director
    • Qian Xu, Associate Director
  • William Garrard Reed Finance Center, Kate Upton

Faculty Fellows

  • Faculty Administrative Fellow, Naeemah Clark
  • Faculty Fellow for the Center for Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Education (CREDE), Damion Blake
  • Faculty Fellow for Civic Engagement, Carrie Eaves
  • Faculty Fellow for Leadership, Raj Ghoshal
  • Faculty Development Fellow for Service Learning, Phillip Motley
  • Faculty Fellow for Sustainability, Scott Morrison
  • Faculty Fellow for Technology, Vacant
  • Elon College Faculty Fellow for Internships, CJ Fleming