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President's Cabinet

Dr. David T. McFaddin
President (Chief Executive Officer)

Colleen Chaney
Chief of Staff & Chief Communications Officer

Dr. Sara L. Zeigler
Provost and Senior VP for Academic Affairs (Chief Academic Officer)

Barry Poynter
Senior VP for Finance & Administration (Chief Financial Officer)

Dr. Tanlee Wasson
Senior VP for Student Success, Engagement & Opportunity (Chief Opportunity Officer)

Dana Fohl
University Counsel (Chief Legal Affairs Officer)

Betina Gardner
VP for University Development & Alumni Engagement (Chief Advancement Officer)

Dr. Dannie Moore
VP for Student Life and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Matt Roan
VP for Athletics & Campus Recreation (Director of Athletics)

Dr. Ryan Wilson
Executive Director, Office of the President

President’s Leadership Council

Beth Ballard
Director, Internal Audit

Dr. Dana Bush
Chair of Chairs

Dr. Richard Crosby
Chair, Faculty Senate

Brad Compton
Associate Vice President for Finance & Controller

Whitney Crowe
Deputy Counsel, University Counsel

John Dixon
Executive Director, Human Resources & Institutional Equity

Dr. Gill Hunter
Executive Director, Retention & Graduation

Dr. Bryan Makinen
Associate Vice President, Facilities & Safety

Tim Matthews
Executive Director, e-Campus

Dr. Bethany Miller
Senior Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Research

Dr. Caelin Scott
Chair, Staff Council

Jeff Whitaker
Chief Information Officer

Dr. Jennifer Wies
Associate Provost

John Williamson
Superintendent, Model Laboratory Schools & Dean of K-12 Programs

President’s Council for Institutional Excellence and Innovation

Chad Adkins
Director, Institutional Research & Data Analytics

Dr. Ryan Baggett
Dean, Graduate Education & Research

Steve Caudill
Chief Auxiliary Services Officer

Dr. Richard Crosby
Faculty Senate Chair

Dr. Tom Martin
Dean, College of Business and Technology

Carrie Ernst
Executive Director, Operations & Innovations

Julie George
Dean, Libraries

Ryan Green
Executive Director, Budgeting & Financial Planning

Dr. Michelle Gremp
Faculty-at-Large Representative

Melissa Grinstead
Associate VP for Development & Campaign Manager

Dan Hendrickson
Executive Director, Enrollment Management Operations & Communications

Ron Jackson
Director, Center for Inclusive Excellence & Global Engagement

Kennedy Nguyen
Executive Vice President, Student Government

Dr. Ida Kumoji
Faculty-at-Large Representative

Dan McBride
Associate VP for Development & Alumni Engagement 

Dr. Tom Otieno
Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Dr. Derek J. Paulsen
Dean, College of Justice, Safety & Military Science

Karen Peavler
Interim Executive Director, Housing & Residence Life

Dr. Beth Polin
Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Sherry W. Powers
Dean, College of Education and Applied Human Sciences

Jill Price
Assistant VP for University Outreach & Engagement

Justin Raymer
Director, Campus Recreation

Dr. Stephen Richter
Faculty-at-Large Representative

Matt Schumacher
Senior Director, Academic & Career Success

Dr. Colleen Schneck
Interim Dean, College of Health Sciences

Rachel Slone
Assistant AD & Senior Woman Administrator (Athletics)

Shannon Tipton

Starr Wentzel
Director, First-Year Courses

Loni Yost
Executive Director, Student Life & First Year Experience

President’s Inclusive Excellence Advisory Council 

Dr. Abbey Poffenberger


Dr. Melissa Bartsch
Director, Counseling Center

Betina Gardner
Vice President, Development & Alumni Engagement

Ron Jackson
Director, Center for Inclusive Excellence & Global Engagement

Dr. Wardell Johnson
Associate Professor, Exercise & Sports Science

Dr. Ida Kumoji
Executive Director/Professor, Art & Design

Dr. Dannie Moore
VP for Student Life and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Dr. Tom Otieno
Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Dr. Socorro Zaragoza
Associate Professor, Languages, Cultures & Humanities
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