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. 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.

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

Lois Agnew
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Joseph Alfieri
Director, Campus Planning, Design and Construction

Keith Alford
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

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

Lisa Andreotta
Senior AVP, Marketing and Communications Operations

Robert Arkeilpane
Executive Director, Athletics Development

Susan Ballard
Vice President, Alumni Engagement

Scott Barrett
Associate Dean for External Relations, Maxwell School

Colleen O’Connor Bench
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement

Steven Bennett
Senior Vice President, 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

Karen Bull
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 for Development – Schools, Colleges, and Units

Jamie Cyr
Director, Auxiliary Services

Julia Czerniak
Associate Dean, School of Architecture

Michaele DeHart
Director, Risk Management

Elisa Macedo Dekaney
Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Martha Diede
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence

Lisa Dolak
Senior Vice President and University Secretary

Tim Drumm
Executive Director, Special Initiatives

James Duah-Agyeman
Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs

Gerald Edmonds
Senior Assistant Provost for Academic Programs

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

Alexandra Epsilanty
Associate Vice President, Regional and International Advancement

Dolan Evanovich
Senior Vice President, Enrollment and the Student Experience

Amy Falkner
Interim Dean, Newhouse School

Carol Faulkner
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Maxwell 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, Real Estate Service and Asset Management

Jean Gallipeau

Martha Garcia-Murillo
Senior Associate Dean and Professor, iSchool

Marie Garland
Executive Director, Center for Faculty Leadership and Professional Development

Gary Girzadas
Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Jenny Gluck
Associate CIO, Academic Services, Information Technology Services

Bea Gonzalez
Vice President, Community Engagement

Andrew Gordon
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Mary Graham
Professor, Provost Faculty Fellow

Gerald Greenberg
Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Jaclyn Grosso
Executive Director, Marketing and Communications

Mary Pat Grzymala
Senior Associate Director, Facility Services

Joseph Guadagnolo Jr.
Senior Associate Director, Facility Services

Maurice Harris
Dean, Admissions

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

Michael Haynie
Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation

Chad Hendrick
Senior Associate Director, Facility Services

Joseph Hernon
Director, Emergency Management and Business Continuity Planning

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

Jeff Hoone
Executive Director, Museums and Arts Centers

Jennifer Horvath
Communications Director, BFAS

Rob Hradsky
Senior AVP and Dean of Students

Robert Hupp
Artistic Director, Syracuse Stage

Can Isik
Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Candace Campbell Jackson
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Chris Johnson
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Cydney Johnson
Executive Director, NYS State and Local Government Relations

Sheila Johnson
Associate Vice President, Chief Equal Opportunity and Title IX 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 of Student Services, University College

Steven Kelly
Associate Treasurer

Scott Kemp
Associate Treasurer

Kathleen Kinney
Director, Enterprise Process Support

Kristen Jones Kolod
Deputy Director of Athletics, Finance

Brian Konkol
Dean, Hendricks Chapel

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

Zhanjiang Liu
Vice President, Research

Andrew London
Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, Maxwell School

Ralph Lorenz
Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts

Melissa Luke
Associate Dean for Research, School of Education

Bobby Maldonado
Chief, Public Safety

Joanna Masingila
Dean, School of Education

Alexander McKelvie
Associate Dean, Undergraduate and Full-Time Master’s Education, Whitman School

Chuck Merrihew
Vice President for Administration and Engagement

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 Assistant to the Chancellor and Provost

Amanda Nicholson
Assistant Provost and Dean of Student Success

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
Director, Environmental Health and Safety Services

Tommy Powell
Assistant Provost for Student-Athlete Development

Amir Rahnamay-Azar
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Kira Kristal Reed
Associate Professor, Provost Faculty Fellow

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
Senior Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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, Interim Dean of the School of Information Studies

Eric Sedore
Associate Chief Information Officer, Infrastructure Services

Debbie Skeele
Director, CFAS Administration, Budget and Finance

Amy Sloane-Garris
Executive Director, Graduate Enrollment Management, Graduate School

Danielle Smith
Honors Program Director

David Smith

Michael Speaks
Dean, School of Architecture

Kent Syverud
Chancellor and President

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 for Strategic Initiatives

Marianne Thomson
Associate Vice President for the Student Experience

Seth Tucker
Director, Global Safety and Support Services

Jen Uryniak
Senior Manager, Auxiliary Services

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

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

Lynn Vanderhoek
Vice President, Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives

Rachel Vassel
Assistant Vice President, Program Development

Michele Wheatly
Vice Chancellor and Provost

Mark Wheeler
Director, Athletic Compliance

Diane Wiener
Director, Disability Cultural Center

John Wildhack
Athletic Director

Erica Wilkens
Executive Director, Syracuse Abroad

Ryan Williams
Vice President of Enrollment Services, Enrollment and the Student Experience