Senior Officers of the University

Executive Officers

Melanie Perreault, Interim President
Ph.D., The College of William and Mary

Cynthia Cooper, Acting Provost for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Benjamin Lowenthal, Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Fiscal Officer
M.B.A., University of Baltimore

Patricia Bradley, Vice President for Inclusion and Institutional Equity
J.D., Howard University School of Law

Daraius Irani, Vice President for Innovation and Applied Research
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Sara Slaff, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel 
J.D., American University, Washington College of Law 

Vernon Hurte, Vice President for Student Affairs
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Brian DeFilippis, Vice President for University Advancement
M.S., Miami University

Sean Welsh, Vice President for Marketing and Communications
B.A., Towson University

C. Stephen Jones, Jr. Vice President of Operations & Chief Human Resources Officer
MBA, High Point University

Boyd Bradshaw, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Ed.D., Saint Louis University

Kathleen Maloney, Executive Director of Government Affairs and Community Relations
M.P.A., Old Dominion University

Steven Eigenbrot, Director of Athletics
Ph.D., University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Charles Herring, Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police
J.D., University of Baltimore


Aneil Mishra, College of Business and Economics
PhD., University of Michigan

Laurie Mullen, College of Education
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Regina Carlow, College of Fine Arts and Communication
Ph.D., University of Maryland - College Park

Lisa Plowfield, College of Health Professions
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Chris J. Chulos, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D., University of Chicago

Matthew Nugent, Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Ph.D., Brandeis University

Sidd Kaza, Associate Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
Ph.D., University of Arizona

Suzanna Yaukey, Dean of University Libraries, Albert S. Cook Library
M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign