University Leadership Team

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.

Donna Adams
Director of Administration and Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President, DCSES

Joseph Alfieri
Director, Campus Planning, Design and Construction

Jeff Allen
Sr. Associate VP of Operations, Enrollment and the Student Experience

Gene Anderson
Dean, Whitman School of Management

Jill Anderson
Managing Director, Syracuse Stage

Shannon Andre
Communications Director, Student Affairs

Susan Ballard
Associate Vice President, Alumni Engagement

Libby Barlow
Assistant Vice President, Institutional Research and Assessment

Scott Barrett
Associate Dean for External Relations, Maxwell School

Colleen O’Connor Bench
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement

Steven Bennett
Senior Vice President for Academic Operations

Tom Benzel
Assistant Director of Operations, Carrier Dome

Robert Bifulco
Associate Dean and Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School

Craig Boise
Dean, College of Law

Mehrzad Boroujerdi
Professor and Chair of Political Science, Maxwell School; Provost’s Faculty Fellow

Lorraine Branham
Dean, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

Nicci Brown
Vice President, Communications; Chief Marketing Officer

Karen Bull
Interim Associate Dean, University College

Rick Burton
Faculty Athletics Representative, Falk College; Falk Distinguished Professor, Sport Management

Keith Bybee
Vice Dean and Professor, College of Law

Anthony Callisto
Senior Vice President for Safety and Chief Law Enforcement Officer

Joseph Carfi
Director, Parking and Transit Services

Cynthia Carnahan
Sr. Associate Director, Office of Budget and Planning

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

Gabby Chapman
Associate Dean, Graduate School

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

Samuel Clemence
Interim University Ombuds

Peter Cronin
Vice President Development, Schools and Colleges

Jamie Cyr
Director, Auxiliary Services

Julia Czerniak
Associate Dean, School of Architecture

Teresa Dahlberg
Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Rebecca Stefan Dayton
Associate Vice President, Health and Wellness

Michaele DeHart
Director, Risk Management

Elisa Macedo Dekaney
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Lisa Dolak
Senior Vice President and University Secretary

Tim Drumm
Executive Director, Special Initiatives

James Duah-Agyeman
Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs

Gerald Edmonds
Assistant Provost for Academic Programs, Executive Director, Project Advance

Sue Edson
Executive Senior Associate Director of Athletics; Chief Communications Officer

Alexandra Epsilanty
Associate Vice President, International Advancement AEA International

M. Dolan Evanovich
Senior Vice President for Enrollment and the Student Experience

Amy Falkner
Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs; Associate Professor, Newhouse School

Carol Faulkner
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Maxwell School

Rochelle Ford
Professor and Chair, Public Relations, Newhouse School

Michael Frasciello
Dean, University College

Herman Frazier
Senior Deputy Director of Athletics, Chief of Staff

Dan French
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Adam Fumarola
Senior Associate Vice President of Real Estate Service and Asset Management

Jean Gallipeau

Gary Girzadas
Assistant Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Jenny Gluck
Associate Chief Information Officer

Bea Gonzalez
Vice President for Community Engagement

Andrew Gordon
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Gerald Greenberg
Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Jaclyn Grosso
Executive Director, Communications and Public Relations, Fast Forward Syracuse

Mary Pat Grzymala
Associate Director, Physical Plant

Joseph Guadagnolo Jr.
Associate Director, Physical Plant

Maurice Harris
Dean, Admissions

Don Harter
Associate Dean, Whitman School of Management

Julie Hasenwinkel
Senior Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

J. Michael Haynie
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation

Joseph Hernon
Manager, Emergency Management and Business Continuity Planning

David Heymann
General Manager, Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center

Kathleen Hinchman
Associate Dean, School of Education

Jeff Hoone
Executive Director, Museums and Arts Centers

Robert Hupp
Artistic Director, Syracuse Stage

Candace Campbell Jackson
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Sheila Johnson
Interim Associate Vice President, Human Capital Development; Chief Equal Opportunity, Inclusion, and Resolution Services Officer

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

Gwenn Judge
Director, Office of Budget and Planning

Rebecca Reed Kantrowitz
Associate Dean, Hendricks Chapel

Joel Kaplan
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Newhouse School

Kim Keenan-Kirkpatrick
Deputy Director of Athletics, SWA

Rosemary Kelly
Assistant Dean, Student Services, University College

Steven Kelly
Associate Treasurer

Scott Kemp
Associate Treasurer

Kathleen Kinney
Director, Enterprise Process Support

Brian Konkol
Dean, Hendricks Chapel

Kristen Jones Kolod
Deputy Director of Athletics, Finance

Eileen Lantier
Senior Associate Dean, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Elizabeth Liddy
Dean, School of Information Studies

Zhanjiang Liu
Vice President for Research

Andrew London
Associate Dean, Finance and Administration, Maxwell School

Ralph Lorenz
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Robert Maldonado
Chief, Public Safety

Joanna Masingila
Dean, School of Education

Chuck Merrihew
Vice President, Advancement and External Affairs

Karen Morrissey
Associate Vice President, Human Resources Operations

Jamie Mullin
Associate Director, Athletics

Diane Lyden Murphy
Dean, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Cathryn R. Newton
Special Advisor to the Chancellor for Provost and Faculty Engagement

Amanda Nicholson
Associate Dean, Whitman School of Management

J. Ronald Novack Jr.
Executive Director, Veteran and Military Programs

Gabriel Nugent
Deputy General Counsel

Michael Paparo
Associate Comptroller, Financial Reporting and Analysis

Brian Pendergast
Associate Comptroller, Disbursements and Payroll

Abby Perer
Associate General Counsel

Rebecca Ponza
Interim Director, Environmental Health and Safety Services

Tommy Powell
Assistant Provost for Student-Athlete Development

Kevin Quinn
Senior Advisor to the Chancellor for Executive Communications and Public Affairs

Amir Rahnamay-Azar
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

LaVonda Nichelle Reed
Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs

John Rossiter
Manager, Fire and Life Safety Services

Dara Royer
Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Karin Ruhlandt
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Peter Sala
Vice President and Chief Campus Facilities Officer

Sarah Scalese
Associate Vice President, Public Affairs

Sean Scanlon
Vice President, Development, Central Teams

Sam Scozzafava
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

David Seaman
Dean of Libraries and University Librarian

Eric Sedore
Associate Chief Information Officer, Infrastructure Services

Debbie Skeele
Director, CFAS Administration, Budget and Finance

David Smith

Michael Speaks
Dean, School of Architecture

Jeffery Stanton
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Barbara Stripling
Associate Professor of Practice, iSchool

Matthew Ter Molen
Chief Advancement Officer and Senior Vice President

Arthur Thomas
Associate Dean, Acadmic Affairs; Associate Professor of Practice

Michael Tick
Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Ray Toenniessen
Assistant Vice President

Laura Troendle
Director of Budget and Finance, College of Arts and Sciences

Seth Tucker
Global Safety and Support Director

Jen Uryniak
Senior Manager, Auxiliary Services

David Van Slyke
Dean, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Peter Vanable
Dean, Graduate School

Lynn Vanderhoek
Associate Vice President, Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives

Rachel Vassel
Assistant Vice President, Program Development

Barry L. Wells
Special Assistant to the Chancellor

Michele Wheatly
Vice Chancellor and Provost

Mark Wheeler
Director, Athletic Compliance

Diane Wiener
Director, Disability Cultural Center

John Wildhack
Athletic Director

Ryan Williams
Associate Vice President, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships