Academic Catalog

Administrative Organization


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

Stefanie Lucas-Waverly, Title IX Coordinator
B.A., California Lutheran University; M.S., Colorado State University

Hall Cheshire, Chief Information Officer
B.S., The American University

Academic Affairs

Nina Mikhalevsky, Provost
B.A., Boston University; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University

John T. MorelloAssociate 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’DonnellAssociate 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. ArnesonUniversity Librarian
B.A. University of Georgia; M.Ln., Emory University

Rita F. DunstonUniversity Registrar
B.S., Norfolk State University; M.S., Old Dominion University

Gwen N. HaleDirector, Writing Center and Writing Program
B.A., M.A., East Tennessee State University; Ph.D., Middle Tennessee State University

P. Anand RaoDirector, 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

Victoria K. Russell, Director, Center for Teaching
B.A., Loyola University; M.A., M.Ed., The College of William and Mary; Ed.D., The George Washington University

Gerald M. Slezak, Jr., Director, Digital Learning Support
B.A., Marymount University; M.Ed., University of Georgia

R. Wesley Hillyard, III, Director, Academic Services
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.Ed., University of Virginia

Jessica MachadoDirector, Disability Resources
B.S., M.A., George Mason University

Jose A. SainzDirector, Center for International Education
B.A., Universidad de Deusto (Spain); M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., University of Maryland

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. YoungExecutive 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

Elizabeth F. LewisAssistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Ana G. ChichesterDirector, 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

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

Kelsey L. Whitacre, College of Business Outreach Coordinator and Career Coach
B.S., Bridgewater College; M.S., Shenandoah University 

College of Education

Peter S. Kelly, Dean of the College of Education
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Courtney M. ClaytonAssociate Dean for Academic Programs, Assessment, and Accreditation
B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., University of San Francisco; Ph.D., Boston College

Kristina Peck, Director of Clinical Experiences and Partnerships
B.S., University of Mary Washington; M.A., Virginia Tech

April A. Brecht, Director of Advising Center Services
B.B., M.S., Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Administration and Finance

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

Elizabeth WilliamsExecutive Director for Human Resources
B.S., Mary Washington College

Melva KishpaughDirector of Procurement Services
BLS, University of Richmond

Katherine SandorDirector of Business Services
B.S., Mary Washington College

Gary HobsonCapital Outlay Director
B.S., U.S. Naval Academy; MPA, Virginia Commonwealth University

Stuart SullivanExecutiveDirector of Facilities Operations

Pamela TaggertAssistant Budget Director

Enrollment Management

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

Equity and Access

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

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

Student Affairs

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. JonesAssociate 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. SanfordDirector of Multicultural Student Affairs
B.A., Jackson State University; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa State University

Michael W. HallChief of Police and Assistant Vice President for Public Safety
A.D., Central Virginia Community College; B.A., Lynchburg College

Patrick L. Catullo, Director of Athletics
B.S., Mary Washington College; MSS, The United States Sports Academy

Advancement and University Relations

Lisa Jamison Bowling, Vice President for Advancement and University Relations
B.A., Mary Washington College; MBA, Wake Forest University

Anna B. BillingsleyAssociate Vice President for University Relations
B.A., The College of William and Mary; M.A., American University

Ken L. SteenAssociate 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