Administrative Organization

Academic Affairs
Administration and Finance
Student Affairs
Advancement and University Relations


Richard V. Hurley, President

B.S., Richard Stockton College; M.A., Central Michigan University

Martin A. Wilder, Jr., Chief of Staff

B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Virginia

Leah K. Cox, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion and Ombudsperson

B.A. Western Maryland College; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Maryland


Jonathan Levin, Provost

A.B., University of Michigan; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Rutgers 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

Kimberly Buster-Williams, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management

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

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

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

Taiwo Ande, Assistant Provost for Institutional Analysis and Effectiveness

B.S., M.S., University of Ibadan (Nigeria); MBA and MISM, DeVry University; Ph.D., Indiana State University.

Jeffery W. McClurken, Special Assistant to the Provost for Technology, Teaching, and Innovation

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

Rosemary 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, Writing Center and Writing Program Director

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

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

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

James Groom, Director, Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles

Mary A. Kayler, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation

B.S., State University of New York at Oswego; M.S., PhD., Syracuse University

Kelly Graham, Director, Academic and Career Services

B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.S., College of New Rochelle

Jose A. Sainz, Director, Center for International Education

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

Sandra C. Fritton, Director, Disability Resources

BFA, M.A., Ph.D, Virginia Commonwealth University

Mark J. Safferstone, Executive Director, UMW Campuses Stafford and Dahlgren

B.Ed., M.Ed., University of Miami; MBA, University of Mary Washington; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

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

B.A., MBA, University of Mary Washington

College of Arts and Sciences

Richard Finkelstein, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

B.A., Williams College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

 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

Pamela S. McCullough, Director, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program

BSN, The Catholic University of America; MSN, The Catholic University of America; DNP, Old Dominion University

Kevin P. Bartram, Director of the Orchestra

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

David S. Berreth, Director of Belmont

B.A., Bowdoin College; M.A., Syracuse University

Scott A. Harris, Director, James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library

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

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

Sallie Washington Braxton, Associate Dean for Advising Services

B.A., University of Mary Washington; M.Ed., Virginia State University

College of Education

Nina Mikhalevsky, Interim Dean of the College of Education

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

Shalyn M. Lapke, Associate Dean of Clinical Experiences and Partnerships

B.S., Florida State University; M.Ed., University of North Florida; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Constance A. Gallahan, Director of Academic Advising, College of Education

B.S., Longwood College; M.S., University of Tennessee


Richard R. Pearce, Vice President, Administration and Finance

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; MBA, Radford University

Sabrina C. Johnson, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Officer

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

Allyson P. Moerman, CPA, CITP, CGFM, Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller

B.S., George Mason University

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

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

Erma A. Baker, Assistant Vice President for Business Services

B.A., Mary Washington College

Paul C. Messplay, Executive Director, Office of Budget and Financial Analysis

B.A., MPA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Hall Cheshire, Acting Chief Information Officer

B.S., The American University


Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs

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

Cedric B. Rucker, Dean of Student Life

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

Melissa Jones……………………………Assistant Dean for Student Involvement

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

 Marion Sanford…………Director of Multicultural Student Affairs

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

Christine M. Porter, Director of Residence Life and Housing

B.A., University of Tampa; M.A., Bowling Green State University

Mark Mermelstein, Director of Campus Recreation

B.S., The Pennsylvania State University M.A., University of the Pacific

Raymond S. Tuttle, Director of Judicial Affairs and Community Responsibility

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

David A. Rettinger, Executive Director, Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service

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

Golda T. Eldridge, Director of Leadership

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., Troy State University; Ed.D., Texas Christian University

Christina J. Eggenberger, Director of Service

B.A., Christopher Newport University; M.A., University of Delaware

P. Thomas Riley, Director of the Health Center and University Physician

B.A., University of Virgnia; M.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Tevya Zukor, Director of Talley Center for Counseling Services

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

Kenneth D. Tyler, Director of Athletics

B.A., MAEd, The College of William and Mary


Salvatore M. Meringolo, Vice President for Advancement and University Relations

B.A., State University of New York at New Paltz; MLS, State University of New York at Albany; MBA, Iona College

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

B.A., Wofford College

 Anna B. Billingsley, Associate Vice President for University Relations

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

Nina C. Thompson, Associate Vice President of Advancement Relations and Operations

B.A., Blackburn College; M.A., University of Missouri

Jan G. Clarke, Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning

B.S., Averett College