The mission of the University Leadership Team is to create and foster a culture of collaboration and shared responsibility across all units and all activities of the University. The goals of this group are to:

  1. think strategically about the mission and values of the University,
  2. establish a dialogue that extends beyond the individual department or unit to encompass the voice of the University community, and
  3. create new lines for effective communication.

Eliana Abu-Hamdi
Associate Dean, Research

Donna Adams
Director, Administration and Technical Services, Campus Safety and Emergency Management Services

Lois Agnew
Associate Provost for Academic Programs

Joseph Alfieri
Executive Director, Campus Planning, Design and Construction

Noura Allen
Director of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence, College of Professional Studies

Mary Grace Almandrez
Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Jill Anderson
Managing Director, Syracuse Stage

Lisa Andreotta
Senior Associate Vice President, Operations, Division of Marketing

Torrey Ball
Deputy Athletic Director Business Development, Athletics

Amanda Barbuto
Senior Business Partner, Human Resources

Tracy Barlok
Chief Advancement Officer

Michael Benaroch
Associate Dean, Research and Ph.D. Programs, Whitman School of Management

Colleen Bench
Associate Vice President, Parent Engagement

Tom Benzel
Associate Director, Operations, JMA Wireless Dome

Sid Bhattacharya 
Senior Associate Vice President for Marketing Strategy

Urvashi Bhattacharya
Director, Project Management and Strategic Initiatives

Craig Boise
Dean, College of Law

Duncan Brown
Vice President of Research and Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics

Keith Bybee
Vice Dean and Professor, College of Law; Professor, Maxwell School

Kelly Campbell
University Registrar

Joseph Carfi
Director, Parking and Transit Services, Auxiliary Services

Cynthia Carnahan
Assistant Vice President, Office of Budget and Planning

Julia Cartwright
Chief of Staff to the Vice Chancellor, Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Maureen Casey
Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Veterans and Military Families

Kelly Chandler-Olcott
Dean and Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence, School of Education

Gabrielle Chapman
Associate Dean, Graduate School

Dr. Ruth Chen
Professor of Practice, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Chetna Chianese
Senior Director of Research Development, Office of Research

Vince Claps
Associate Director, Real Estate

Jeff Comanici
Executive Director, Post Traditional Advancement, College of Professional Studies

Peter Cronin
Vice President, Schools, Colleges, Libraries, and Administration

Kyle Dailey
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment and the Student Experience

Elisa Macedo Dekaney
Associate Dean of Research, Graduate Studies and Internationalization, College of Visual Performing Arts

Jennifer DeMarchi
Communications Director, Business, Finance and Administrative Services

Emily Dittman
Interim Director, Syracuse University Art Museum

Sheriah Dixon
Dean of Students, Student Experience

Denise Dyce
Associate Vice President, Labor and Employee Relations, Human Resources

Jerry Edmonds
Senior Assistant Provost, Academic Affairs

Sue Edson
Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director of Communications, Athletics

Kirsten Elleby
Deputy Athletics Director and Senior Women’s Administrator

Cheryl Fabrizi
Associate Vice President, Auxiliary Services

Carol Faulkner
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of History, Maxwell School

Joe Fetter
Associate Vice President, Real Estate

Gretchen Fitzgerald
Interim Director, Enterprise Risk Management

Tom Forgione
Director, JMA Wireless Dome Operations

Michael Frasciello
Dean, College of Professional Studies

Herman Frazier
Senior Deputy Director of Athletics and Chief of Staff, Athletics

Shana Gardarian
Associate Dean for Research and Merle Goldberg Fabian Professor of Excellence in Citizenship and Critical Thinking, Maxwell School

Heather Gaines
Deputy General Counsel

Jean Gallipeau
Comptroller, Business, Finance and Administrative Services

Marie Garland
Assistant Provost for Faculty Affairs

Andrew Gordon
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Mary Graham
Faculty Athletics Representative; Professor, Falk College

Gerald Greenberg
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences

Margie Greeson
Director, Global Cash Operations, Treasurer

Allen Groves
Senior Vice President and Chief Student Experience Officer

Mary Pat Grzymala
Senior Associate Director, Facility Services

Marcelle Haddix
Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Distinguished Dean’s Professor of Literacy, Race and Justice

Rachel Harms
Senior Associate University Secretary and Executive Director, Board of Trustees

Maurice Harris
Dean, Undergraduate Admissions

Michael Haynie
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation; Executive Dean, Whitman School of Management

Chad Hendrick
Senior Associate Director, Facility Services

Adam Hepburn
Executive Director of Operations, Strategic Initiatives and Innovation

Cynthia Hoalcraft
Associate Chief Information Officer, Enterprise Application Systems, Information Technology Services

Rob Hradsky
Vice President and Dean of Students, The Student Experience

Lily Hughes
Assistant Dean, Career Services

Robert Hupp
Artistic Director, Syracuse Stage

Candace Campbell Jackson
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Hua Jiang
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Newhouse School of Public Communications

Cydney Johnson
Vice President, Community Engagement and Government Relations

Sheila Johnson-Willis
Associate Vice President, Chief Equal Opportunity and Title IX Officer

Roberta Jones
Assistant Provost, Strategic Planning and Budget, Academic Affairs

Kristen Jones-Kolod
Deputy Athletics Director and Chief Financial Officer, Athletics

Jeremy Jordan
Dean, Falk College

Rebecca Reed Kantrowitz
Associate Dean, Hendricks Chapel

William Karnadi
Director of Emergency Management and Business Continuity Planning

Steven Kelly
Associate Treasurer

Scott Kemp

Laura Kolton
Executive Director, Federal Government Relations Team

Brian Konkol
Dean, Hendricks Chapel; Professor of Practice, Department of Religion

Jing Lei
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Mark Lodato
Dean, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Gina Luttrell
Associate Dean, Research and Creative Activity, Newhouse School of Public Communications

Steven Lux
Director, Executive Education Department

Gladys McCormick
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, Maxwell School

Katie McDonald
Associate Dean of Research, Falk College

Alexander McKelvie
Interim Dean, Whitman School of Management

Chuck Merrihew
Vice President, Administration, Advancement and External Affairs

Kyle Miller
Associate Dean and Associate Professor, School of Architecture

Karen Morrissey
Associate Vice President, Human Resources

Behzad Mortazavi
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Jamie Mullin
Deputy Athletics Director, Athletics

J. Ronald Novack Jr.
Executive Director, Office of Veteran and Military Affairs

Gabriel Nugent
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Utibe Offiong
Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Jae Oh
Senior Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Claudine O’Loughlin
Manager, Research and Administrative Operations, Office of Budget and Planning

Mike O’Mara
Associate Chief Information Officer, Academic Technology Services

Mary Opperman
Senior Vice President and University Secretary

Brett Padgett
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Michael Paparo
Associate Comptroller

John Papazoglou
Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

Michael Paulus
Senior Associate Athletic Director and Executive Director of Athletic Development

Brian Pendergast
Associate Comptroller

Abby Perer
Associate General Counsel

Lana Pettit
Director, CFAS Computing

Rebecca Ponza
Director, Environmental Health and Safety Services

Tommy Powell
Assistant Provost, Stevenson Educational Center for Student-Athlete Academic Development

Neal Powless
University Ombuds

Gretchen Ritter
Vice Chancellor, Provost and Chief Academic Officer

John Rossiter
Manager, Fire and Life Safety Services

Dara Royer
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Marketing

Jeff Rubin
Senior Vice President for Digital Transformation and Chief Digital Officer

Peter Sala
Vice President and Chief Campus Facilities Officer

John Sardino
Deputy Chief, Department of Public Safety, Campus Safety and Emergency Services

Sarah Scalese
Senior Associate Vice President, Communications

Shannon Schantz
Director, First Year Experience

David Seaman
Dean of Libraries and University Librarian

Andrew Sears
Dean, School of Information Studies

Eric Sedore
Interim Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

Chris Senska
Director for Non-Academic Units and General Expenditures, Office of Budget and Planning

Dawn Singleton
Vice President Student Transition, Access and Inclusion, Student Experience

Debbie Skeele
Director, CFAS Administration, Budget and Finance

J. Cole Smith
Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Michael Speaks
Dean, School of Architecture

Karen Spear
Associate Vice President, Regional Advancement, Advancement and External Affairs

Kalpana Srinivas
Director, Retention and Student Success

Christine Stallman
Chief Compliance Officer

Jeff Stoecker
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, Division of Communications

Craig Stone
Associate Vice President and Chief of Campus Safety and Emergency Management Services

Jennifer Stromer-Galley
Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs, School of Information Studies

Martha Sutter
Interim Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

Stuart Taub
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Michael Tick
Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Ray Toenniessen
Associate Vice President, Development

Miranda Traudt
Assistant Provost for Arts and Community Programming

Seth Tucker
Director, Global Safety and Support, Campus Safety and Emergency Management, and Syracuse Abroad

Margaret Usdansky
Director, Center for Learning and Student Success; Interim Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

David Van Slyke
Dean and Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business-Government Policy, Maxwell School

Peter Vanable
Dean, Graduate School; Associate Provost, Graduate Studies

Lynn Vanderhoek
Vice President, Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives

Kevin VanDerzee
Associate Director of Operations and Facilities

Steve Vassallo
AssociateVice President, Institutional Research

Rachel Vassel
Associate Vice President, Multicultural Advancement

Lauren Villanueva
Vice President, Alumni Engagement

Robin Wade
Executive Director, Digital Marketing

Cory Wallack
Associate Vice President, Student Health and Wellness

Mark Wheeler
Associate Athletics Director for Compliance

David Whitmore
Vice President, Advancement and Academic Affairs

John Wildhack
Director of Athletics

Erika Wilkens
Assistant Provost and Executive Director,Syracuse Abroad

Ryan C.Williams
Vice President for Enrollment Services, Enrollment and the Student Experience

Ryan O. Williams
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Professional Studies

Salatha Willis
Associate Athletic Director, Diversity, Culture and Climate

Jamie Winders
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

Pamela Young
Director, Academic Strategic Plan Implementation

Brittany Zaehringer
Senior Associate Vice President for Operations, Enrollment and the Student Experience