Administrative Structure


See also the organization chart, §1.13.

1.7.1 President    The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the University of Mary Washington.  Appointed by and responsible to the Board of Visitors of the University, the President performs those services and duties that are required of the President under the laws of Virginia, the Bylaws of the Board of Visitors, the University’s Policy and Procedures manual, or which may be assigned or delegated to him or her by the Board of Visitors.  These vice presidents report directly to the President: the Provost and Chief Academic Officer (CAO); the Vice President for Administration and Finance; Vice President for Advancement and University Relations; Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief Student Affairs Officer (CSAO); and the Vice President for Economic Development and Regional Engagement.  Also reporting to the President are: The Chief of Staff; the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion and Ombudsperson; and the Special Assistant to the President for University Events.

1.7.2 Provost and Chief Academic Officer    Serves as the chief academic officer (CAO) of the university and is responsible for oversight of all academic programs, academic planning and budgets, and faculty matters. The following report directly to the Provost: Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Dean, College of Business; Dean, College of Education; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs; Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Student Services; Associate Provost for Admissions and Financial Aid; Assistant Provost for Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness; the University Librarian; Director, Dahlgren Campus; and Director, Center for Economic Development.

1.7.3 Vice President for Administration and Finance    Serves as the University’s lead operations officer in all areas related to administration, business and finance, procurement, facilities, information technologies and systems, personnel, and emergency management and safety.

1.7.4 Vice President for Advancement and University Relations Provides leadership in all areas related to University advancement and development, fund raising, alumni relationships and programming, and events management.  Also oversees the areas of news and public information, university marketing, and publications.

1.7.5 Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief Student Affairs Officer    Serves as chief student affairs officer (CSAO) and provides leadership in all areas of student services and student life, such as student activities, residence life, the James Farmer Multicultural Center, judicial affairs, the Health Center, counseling and psychological services, athletics, campus recreation, and the University Police.

1.7.6 Vice President for Enrollment Management  Provides leadership and oversight in all areas related to admissions and financial aid.

1.7.7 Vice President for Equity and Access and Chief Diversity Officer    Provides leadership in advancing diversity and inclusion as essential components of the University’s mission.