Department Directories *

University Administration

Office of the Chancellor

  • Mim L. Runey, LP.D., chancellor
  • Cara Rooney ’05 MBA, director of executive services
  • Emily Gilcreast ’19 MBA, university secretary 

Office of the Providence Campus President

  • Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., ’92, president, Providence Campus
  • Tara McGee, B.A., executive assistant 

Academic Administration

  • Sandra G. Affenito, Ph.D., vice chancellor of academic administration
  • Richard Wiscott, Ph.D., provost
  • Jennifer Galipeau, Ed.D., associate provost
  • Jay Caporale, M.S., special assistant to the provost

Office of the General Counsel

  • Luba Shur, J.D., general counsel
  • Sarah Julian Duffy, J.D., assistant general counsel 

Academic Success Center

  • TBD, director, Academic Success Center

Accessibility Services

  • Nicole Hebert, M.S.W., LICSW, director of accessibility services
  • Donna Della Porta, M.Ed., accessibility services advisor
  • Hinda Levin-Kreiger, M.S., accessibility services advisor
  • Fatima Martins Abbott, M.S.W., LICSW, learning effectiveness in action program advisor
  • Shelly Olausen, M.Ed., accessibility services advisor
  • Dawn Roland, M.Ed., accessibility services advisor

Campus Safety & Security

  • LeRoy Rose, executive director of campus safety & security

Enrollment Management

  • Kenneth Calamar, B.A., director of enrollment management information services
  • Thomas Gauthier, M.S., director of educational partnerships 
  • Joe Magennis, B.S., director of university marketing
  • Teresa Mauk, M.A., director of enrollment planning
  • Joshua McCarthy, MBA, director of admissions marketing and communications
  • Amy O'Connell, B.A., director of admissions
  • Caroline Pelland, MBA, director of admissions operations
  • Becky Pellegrino, B.S., director of enrollment management technology & analysis
  • Christine Sullivan, B.S., director of admissions visitor program
  • Dawn Sweeney, B.S., director of admissions representative network
  • Cristina J. Torres, MBA, director of enrollment management operations

Equity & Compliance Services

  • Matthias Rubekeil, J.D., Title IX coordinator, nondiscrimination coordinator and Section 504 coordinator
  • KP Hunsinger, M.S., deputy Title IX coordinator
  • Sandra Lawrence, B.S., CCEP, compliance associate
  • Piya Sarawgi, MBA, equity & compliance services communications manager

Experiential Education & Career Services

  • Sheri L. Young, Ed.D., dean of experiential education & career services
  • Andrea Frost, MBA, director of experiential education
  • Donna Remington, MBA, director of career services

Facilities Management/Physical Plant

  • Jason Witham, vice president of facilities management


  • Joseph J. Greene Jr., M.S., CPA, vice chancellor of finance and administration
  • Maria Rix, B.S., university controller
  • Nancy J. O’Neill, CPCU, ARM, insurance and property risk manager

Human Resources & Payroll

  • Rebecca Tondreau, B.A., director of human resources
  • Christine Oliver, B.S., director of benefits
  • Diane Bonin, B.S., director of student employment
  • Karen Almond, M.S., director of employee recruitment

Information Technology

  • Stephen A. Sabetta, MBA, PMP, director of IT project management
  • Nicholas M. Tella, MBA, director of information security
  • Peter Reid, director of IT infrastructure

JWU Global

  • Lynn Robinson, M.S., executive director of JWU Global
  • Wesley D. Roy, M.S., director of international student services


  • Rosita Hopper, D.A., dean of libraries
  • Frederick Brown, M.L.S., reference management librarian
  • Sarah Naomi Campbell, M.L.S., reference and instruction services librarian
  • Jennifer Castel, M.L.S., reference librarian
  • Erika Gearing, M.L.S., reference management librarian
  • Meika Matook, M.L.S., reference librarian
  • David Meincke, M.L.S., director of library digital resources and services 
  • Lisa Spicola, M.L.S., chief librarian
  • Lisa Underhill, MBA, cataloging and interlibrary loan librarian
  • Erin Williams, M.A., culinary arts museum collections manager

Practicum Educational Facilities

  • Michael Downing, M.S., CHA, FMP, vice president of auxiliary services
  • Kenneth Watt, MBA, CEC, executive chef of auxiliary services

Resource Development

  • Tracy A. Forkin, B.S., director of stewardship & donor engagement
  • Maureen Rooney, M.A., director of prospect research

Student Academic Services

  • Kimberly Buxton, M.S., interim university registrar
  • Gail Nevadonski, B.S., registrar
  • Cheryl Shatz, B.S.B.A., director of curriculum systems management
  • Maria Tristao-Rocha, MBA, director of transfer and testing services
  • Stacia White, M.A., director of academic counseling

Student Financial Services

  • Dawn Blanchette, B.S., director of student financial services
  • Kathi Tavares, B.S., director of student billing and collections

Student Affairs

  • Joseph Barresi Jr., Ph.D., LICSW, LCDP, associate dean of students for counseling, health & wellness
  • Mary E. Graf, M.A., MSS, associate dean of students
  • Nev Kraguljevic, MBA, director of residential life
  • Dana Garfield, M.Ed., director of athletics
  • Korina Ramsland Short, M.S., director of the gender equity center
  • Diane Riccitelli, M.S., director of off-campus student services
  • Denise Neirinckx, B.S., director of transportation
  • Stephanie Dixon, M.S.W., LICSW, director of counseling services
  • Nicole Hebert, M.S.W., LICSW, director of accessibility services

University Communications

  • Clara Schwager, M.P.H., director of institutional and advancement marketing