Administrative Organization

Academic Affairs
Administration and Finance
Enrollment Management
Equity and Access
Student Affairs
Advancement and University Relations


Troy D. Paino, President

B.A., Evangel University; J.D., Indiana University; M.A. and Ph.D., Michigan State University

Jeffrey W. McClurken, Chief of Staff and Clerk of the Board

B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University


Nina Mikhalevsky, Provost

B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

John T. Morello, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

A.B., The College of William and Mary; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Wayne State University

Timothy M. O’Donnell, Associate Provost for Academic Engagement and Student Success

B.A., M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Debra J. Schleef, Associate Provost for Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness

B.A., Indiana University at Indianapolis; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Rosemary H. Arneson, University Librarian

B.A. University of Georgia; M.Ln., Emory University

Rita F. Dunston, University Registrar

B.S., Norfolk State University; M.S., Old Dominion University

Gwen N. Hale, Director, Writing Center and Writing Program 

B.A., M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

P. Anand Rao, Director, Speaking Center and Speaking Intensive Program 

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Kelli M. Slunt, Director, Honors Program

B.S., Mary Washington College; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Caitlin C. Finlayson, Director, Center for Teaching

B.A., Winthrop University; Ph.D., Florida State University

R. Wesley Hillyard, III, Director, Academic Services

B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.Ed., University of Virginia

Jessica Machado, Director, Disability Resources

B.S., M.A., George Mason University

Jose A. Sainz, Director, Center for International Education

B.A., Universidad de Deusto (Spain); M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., University of Maryland

Laura C. Wilson, Director, Safe Zone

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; M.A., The College of William and Mary; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

David A. RettingerDirector, Academic Integrity Program

B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Scott A. Harris, Executive Director, University Museums

B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., The College of William and Mary

Kimberly C. Young, Executive Director, Continuing and Professional Studies

B.A., Duke University; MMH, MBA, Cornell University

College of Arts and Sciences

Keith E. Mellinger, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

B.S., Millersville University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Delaware

 Grant R. Woodwell, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

 B.A., Columbia University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Ana G. Chichester, Director, Bachelor of Liberal Studies Program

B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Janet M. Atarthi-Dugan, Director, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program

BSN, University of San Francisco; MSN, Ph.D., George Mason University

Kevin P. Bartram, Director of the Orchestra

B.M., Northwestern University; M.M., University of Missouri at Columbia; Ph.D., Shenandoah Conservatory

College of Business

Lynne D. Richardson, Dean of the College of Business

BBA, University of Montevallo; MBA, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Kenneth D. Machande, Associate Dean for Faculty

A.A., University of Maryland; BLS, Mary Washington College; MBA, Albany State University

Brian J. Baker, Executive Director, Center for Economic Development

B.A., MBA, University of Mary Washington

College of Education

Peter S. Kelly, Dean of the College of Education

B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Courtney M. Clayton, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Assessment, and Accreditation

B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., Boston College


Paul C. Messplay, Vice President, Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

B.A., MPA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Julie Smith, Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller

B.S., University of Central Florida

John P. Wiltenmuth III, Associate Vice President for Facilities Services

BSME, U.S. Naval Academy; MPA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Hall Cheshire, Chief Information Officer

B.S., The American University


Kimberley Buster Williams, Vice President, Enrollment Management

B.A., MSED, Ed.S., Old Dominion University

Melissa Wheat Yakabouski, Director, Undergraduate Admissions

B.A., Mary Washington College

Deanna C. Pack, Director, Graduate Admissions

BBA, MBA, Averett University

Timothy Saulnier, Director, Financial Aid

B.A., Asbury University; M.Ed., Northeastern University


Sabrina C. Johnson, Vice President for Equity and Access and Chief Diversity Officer

B.S., MPA, Virginia Commonwealth University; J.D., The College of William and Mary


Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs

B.A.,Tulane University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Cedric B. Rucker, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Life

B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., University of Virginia

Melissa L. Jones, Associate Dean for Student Involvement

B.A., University of Virginia; M.Ed., University of Virginia; M.Ed., James Madison University

David W. Fleming, Assistant Dean for Residence Life and Housing

B.A., Salisbury University; M.A., University of New Haven

Marion R. Sanford, Director of Multicultural Student Affairs

B.A., Jackson State University; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Sandrine M. Sutphin, Director of Student Activities and Engagement

B.A., James Madison University; M.Ed., University of South Carolina

Raymond S. Tuttle, Director, Office of Student Conduct and Responsibility

B.S., McGill University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

Tevya M. Zukor, Director, Talley Center for Counseling Services

B.S., James Madison University; M.A., Ph.D., George Mason University

Patrick L. Catullo, Interim Director of Athletics

B.S., Mary Washington College; MSS, The United States Sports Academy


Lisa Jamison Bowling, Vice President for Advancement and University Relations

B.A., Mary Washington College; MBA, Wake Forest University

Anna B. Billingsley, Associate Vice President for University Relations

B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., American University

Ken L. Steen, Associate Vice President of University Advancement and Alumni Relations

B.A., Wofford College

 Jan G. Clarke, Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning

B.S., Averett College

Catherine A. Seller, Assistant Vice President of Advancement Relations and Operations

B.A., American University; M.A., Marymount University