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Columbus State University

Administration

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
  • Alan Medders, Ph.D., Vice President for University Advancement
  • Gina L. Sheeks, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Abraham George, M.S.E.E, Vice President, University Information and Technology Services
  • John C. Lester, D.P.A., Assistant Vice President for University Relations
  • Todd Reeser, M.S.A., Athletic Director
  • Ed Helton, D.D., Managing Director for the Cunningham Center

Academic Council

  • Tom Hackett, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Richard Baxter, Ph.D, Dean, College of the Arts
  • Deirdre Greer, Ph.D., Dean, College of Education and Health Professions
  • Mark Flynn, Ed.S., Dean, Library
  • Linda U. Hadley, Ph.D., Dean, D. Abbott Turner College of Business
  • Dennis Rome, Ph.D., Dean, College of Letters and Sciences
  • Brian Tyo, Ph.D., Executive Officer, Faculty Senate
  • Cindy Ticknor, Ph.D., Dean, Honors College, Chair of Interdisciplinary Council
  • Tina Butcher, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Abraham George, M.S.E.E, Vice President, University Information and Technology Services
  • Tara Underwood, D.H.A., 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
  • Nancy Marino, Director of Administrative Services
  • Rex Whiddon, COA Director of Development
  • Joe Sanders, Chair, Department of Art
  • Danna Gibson, Chair, Department of Communication
  • Scott Harris, Director, Schwob School of Music
  • Lawrence Dooley, Chair, Department of Theatre

D. Abbott Turner College of Business

  • Linda Hadley, Dean
  • Fonda Carter, Associate Dean
  • Vacant, Accounting, Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance
  • Wayne Summers, Chair, TSYS School of Computer Science
  • John Finley, 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
  • Jan Burcham, 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
  • Laura Cardin, COEHP Director of Development and Alumni Relations
  • Shawn Cruzen, Executive Director, Coca-Cola Space Science Center
  • LaTonya 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
  • Pat McHenry, Associate Dean
  • Michael Bailey, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology
  • Bill Frazier, Chair, Department of Earth and Space Sciences
  • Tim Howard, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Philosophy
  • Fred Gordon, Chair, Department of Political Science and MPA Program
  • Pat McHenry, Chair, Department of English
  • Floyd Jackson, Chair, Department of Chemistry
  • Joelle Bonamy, 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
  • Kevin Burgess, Director, Environmental Science
  • Vacant, Director, Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians
  • Archie Rainey, Director, Command College

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 the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning
  • Susan Wirt, Executive Director, Continuing Education and CSU Testing Center
  • Lisa Shaw, Director, Academic Center for Excellence
  • Eliot Rendleman, Director, Academic Center for Tutoring
  • Cindy Ticknor, Dean, Honors Collge
  • Neal McCrillis, Director, Center for International Education
  • Stuart Rayfield, Director, Servant Leadership
  • Amy Thornton, Director, Center of Online Learning
  • Carl Wallman, Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

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
  • Eric Pittman, Director, Campus Planning & Development
  • Kelly Wilson, Director, Maintenance & Construction
  • Steve Morse, Director, Campus Services
  • Laurie Jones, Director, Human Resources
  • Bert Lyman, Assistant Comptroller
  • Beate Maxwell, Director, Bursar
  • Mike Medlock, Assistant Vice President, Facilities
  • David Mitchell, Director, Enterprise Development
  • Ricky Thomas, Director, Purchasing
  • Rita Watts, Director, Accounting Services
  • Jennifer Cobb, Director of Enterprise Risk Management
  • Troy Anderson, Food Services Director

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Student Affairs

  • Gina L. Sheeks, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Rus Drew, Assistant Vice President, Campus Safety, Chief, University Police
  • Dana Larkin, Assistant Dean of Students
  • Sarah Secoy, Director, Residence Life
  • Kimberly McElveen, Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
  • Joy Norman, Director, Center for Accommodation and Access
  • Aaron "Chip" Reese, Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs, 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, Senior Director of Development and CSU Fund
  • James Fogal, Director of Major and Planned Gifts
  • Gena Stone, CFO of CSU Foundations

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
  • Dee Spivey, Chief Information Security Officer