Academics

Academics

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President's Staff

Timothy S. Mescon, Ph.D., President
Tom Hackett, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
J. Thomas Helton, Ed.S., Vice President for Business and Finance
Rex Whiddon, M.M., Interim Vice President for University Advancement
Gina L. Sheeks, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Abraham George, M.S.E.E, Executive Director, University Information and Technology Services
John C. Lester, M.P.A., Assistant Vice President for University Relations
Jay Sparks, B.S., Athletic Director
Alan Medders, VP for University Advancement
Scott Larese, Managing Director for Business and Leadership

Academic Council

Tom Hackett, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Richard Baxter, Ph.D, Dean, College of the Arts
Barbara Buckner, Ed.D., Dean, College of Education and Health Professions
Roberta Chodacki Ford, Assistant Dean, Library
Linda U. Hadley, Ph.D., Dean, D. Abbott Turner College of Business
Patrick McHenry, Ph.D., Interim Dean, College of Letters and Sciences
Glen Stokes, Ph. D, Executive Officer, Faculty Senate
Neal Thomson, Chair, Chairs' Assembly
Tina Butcher, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Abraham George, M.S.E.E, Executive Director, University Information and Technology Services
Brian Schwartz, Faculty Senate, Executive Officer
Bill Frazier, Chairs' Assembly, Chair

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College of the Arts

Richard Baxter, Dean
Ron Wirt, Associate Dean, Interim Director, Schwob School of Music
Danna Gibson, Interim Chair, Department of Communication
Lawrence Dooley, Chair, Department of Theatre
Nancy Marino, Director of Administrative Services
Joe Sanders, Chair, Department of Art

D. Abbott Turner College of Business

Linda Hadley, Dean
Vicky Langston, Interim Assistant Dean, Department of Accounting and Finance
Wayne Summers, Chair, TSYS School of Computer Science
Neal Thomson, Chair, Department of Management and Marketing
Sonya Boadu, Director of Student Services

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College of Education and Health Professions

Barbara Buckner, Dean
Sallie Miller, Associate Dean for Assessment and Accreditation
Deirdre Greer, Chair, Department of Teacher Education
Tom McCormack, Chair, Department of Counseling, Foundations and Leadership
Tara Underwood, Chair, Department of Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science
Shawn Cruzen, Executive Director, Coca-Cola Space Science Center
Sheri Noviello, Director, School of Nursing
Roger Hatcher, Director, Center for Quality Teaching & Learning (CQTL),
Denise Peppers, Director, Columbus Regional Math Collaborative
Scott Norman, Director, Challenger Learning Center, Coca-Cola Space Science Center
Jean Partridge, Director, Student Advising and Field Experiences
George Stanton, Interim Director, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
Michael Dentzau, Executive Director, Oxbow Meadows

College of Letters and Science

Pat McHenry, Interim Dean, College of Letters and Sciences
Julie Ballenger, Interim Associate Dean and Chair, Department of Biology
Michael Bailey, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology
Thomas Dolan, Chair, Department of Political Science and PA Program
Bill Frazier, Chair, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Terry Irvin, Chair, Department of Basic Studies
Floyd Jackson, Chair, Department of Chemistry
Pedro Maligo, Chair, Modern and Classical Languages
Minh Nguyen, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Philosophy
Mark Schmidt, Chair, Department of Psychology
Carmen Skaggs, Chair, Department of English
Gary Sprayberry, Chair, Department of History and Geography
Jill Carroll, COLS Director of Development
Courtney George, Director, Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians
Kimberly Gill, Director of PA Program
Timothy Howard, Director, Math and Science Learning Center
Archie Rainey, Director, Command College
Kimberly Shaw, Co-Director, UTeach


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Academic Affairs

Tom Hackett, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Tina Butcher, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Terry Moshier, Faculty Affairs Budget and Operations Manager
Iris Saltiel, Director of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Sridhar Sitharaman, Director, Institutional Research
Susan Hrach, Director, Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning

Business and Finance

J. Thomas Helton, Vice President for Business and Finance
Lougene Brown, Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance
Anna Brooks, Comptroller
Pat Bryant, Director, Budget
Byron Harris, Director, Transportation & Environmental Safety, Plant Operations
Laurie Jones, Director, Human Resources
Bert Lyman, Assistant Comptroller
Beate Maxwell, Director, Bursar
Mike Medlock, Assistant Director, Plant Operations
David Mitchell, Director, Enterprise Development
Pasty Redmond, Director, Purchasing
Rita Watts, Director, Accounting Services
Jennifer Cobb, Director of Enterprise Risk Managment

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Student Activities, Support, Logistical and Business Services

Camille Hassenplug, Director, Testing Center
Cindy Henning, Director, Honors Program
Lt. Col. Micheal E. Feret, Director, ROTC commander
Terry Irvin, Chair, Department of Basic Studies
Laurie Jones, Director, Human Resources
Neal McCrillis, Director, Center for International Education
Steve Morse, Director, Logistical Services
Troy Anderson, Food Service Director
Stuart Rayfield, Director, Servant Leadership Program
Eliot Rendleman, Director, Writing Center
Jay Sparks, Athletic Director
Rita Watts, Director, Accounting Services
Susan Wirt, Director, Continuing and Regional Education Services

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Gina L. Sheeks, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Ameena Clark, Enrollment Service Manager
Amy Clines, Director, Undergraduate Recruitment
Rick Cravens, Director, Campus Recreation
Rus Drew, Chief, University Police
Dana Larkin, Assistant Dean of Students
Susan Lovell, Director, Enrollment Services
Jonathan Lucia, Director, Residence Life
John McElveen, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management
Kimberly McElveen, Senior Director, Student Engagement
Joy Norman, Director, Disability Services
Aaron "Chip" Reese, Dean of Students
Lyn Riggsby-Gonzalez, Director, Center for Career Development
Dan Rose, Director, Counseling Center
Rebecca G. Tew, Director, Student Health Services
Kristin Williams, Director, Graduate & International Recruitment

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University Advancement

Alan Medders, Executive Director of the CSU Foundation, Vice President for University Advancement
Spencer Sealy, Associate Vice President for Development
Jennifer Joyner, Director of Alumni Relations
John Lester, Assistant Vice President for University Relations
Brett Evans, Director of Annual Giving
James Fogal, Director of Major and Planned Gifts
Gena Stone, CFO of CSU Foundations
Courtney Ellis, Manager of Donor Relations and Stewardship

University Information and Technology Services

Abraham George, Chief Information Officer and Executive Director
Bob Diveley, Executive Director, Operations and Infrastructure
Mary Covington, Executive Director, IT Services
Amy Thornton, Director, Distance Learning Design and Delivery
Dee Spivey, Chief Information Security Officer