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President's Staff

Christopher L. Markwood, 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
Gina L. Sheeks, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs
Abraham George, M.S.E.E, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
John C. Lester, D.P.A., Assistant Vice President for University Relations
Todd Reeser, Athletic Director
Alan Medders, VP for University Advancement
Ed Helton, 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 Chesler, Ed.D., Dean, College of Education and Health Professions
Mark Flynn, Dean, Library
Linda U. Hadley, Ph.D., Dean, D. Abbott Turner College of Business
Dennis Rome, Ph.D., Dean, College of Letters and Sciences
Tina Butcher, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Abraham George, M.S.E.E, Executive Director, University Information and Technology Services
John Finley, Faculty Senate, Executive Officer
Pedro Maligo, Chairs' Assembly, Chair
Ellen Roberts, Ed.D, Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Distance Learning

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College of the Arts

Richard Baxter, Dean
Ron Wirt, Associate Dean, Interim Director, Schwob School of Music
Danna Gibson, 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
Fonda Carter, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Vicky Langston, Interim Assistant Dean, Department of Accounting and Finance
Mike Daniels, Chair, 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

Deirdre Greer, Dean
Sallie Miller, Associate Dean for Assessment and Accreditation
George Stickel, Interim Associate Dean
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
LaTonya R. Santo, Interim Director, School of Nursing
Roger Hatcher, Director, Center for Quality Teaching & Learning (CQTL),
Denise Peppers, Director, Columbus Regional Math Collaborative
Scott Norman, Director of Educational Services, Challenger Learning Center, Coca-Cola Space Science Center
Jean Partridge, Director, Student Advising and Field Experiences
Michael Dentzau, Executive Director, Oxbow Meadows

College of Letters and Science

Dennis Rome, Dean
Patrick McHenry, Associate Dean
Terry Irvin, Chair, Department of Basic Studies
Julie Ballenger, Chair, Department of Biology
Michael Bailey, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology
Bill Frazier, Chair, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
Minh Nguyen Chair, Department of Mathematics and Philosophy
Fred Gordon, Chair, Department of Political Science and MPA Program
TBA, Chair, Department of English
Floyd Jackson, Chair, Department of Chemistry
Pedro Maligo, Chair, Modern and Classical Languages
Gary Sprayberry, Chair, Department of History and Geography
Mark Schmidt, Chair, Department of Psychology
Jill Carroll, COLS Director of Development
Warren B. Church, Director, Environmental Science
Courtney George, Director, Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians
Timothy Howard, Director, Math and Science Learning Center
Archie Rainey, Director, Command College

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Academic Affairs

Tom Hackett, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Tina Butcher, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Ellen Roberts, Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Distance Learning
Terry Moshier, Faculty Affairs Budget and Operations Manager
Sridhar Sitharaman, Director, Institutional Research
Jill Massas, Assistant Director, Institutional Research
Susan Hrach, Director, Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning
Susan Wirt, Executive Director, Continuing Education and CSU Testing Center

Business and Finance

J. Thomas Helton, Vice President for Business and Finance
Frank Hardymon, Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance
Anna Brooks, Comptroller
Melanie White, 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 Vice President for Facilities
David Mitchell, Director, Enterprise Development
Ricky Thomas, Director, Purchasing
Rita Watts, Director, Accounting Services
Jennifer Cobb, Director of Enterprise Risk Management

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Student Activities, Support, Logistical and Business Services

Camille Hassenplug, Director, Testing Center
Cindy Ticknor, Dean, Honors College
Lt. Col. Micheal E. Feret, Director, ROTC commander
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
Todd Reeser, Athletic Director
Rita Watts, Director, Accounting Services
Susan Wirt, Director, Continuing and Regional Education Services

Student Affairs

Gina L. Sheeks, Vice President for Student Affairs
Rus Drew, Chief, University Police
Dana Larkin, Assistant Dean of Students
Jonathan Lucia, Director, Residence Life
Kimberly McElveen, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Joy Norman, Director, Center for Accommodation and Access
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

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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, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Bob Diveley, Executive Director, Operations and Infrastructure
Mary Covington, Executive Director, IT Services
Amy Thornton, Director, Center of Online Learning
Dee Spivey, Chief Information Security Officer