Department Directories *

University Leadership & Administration

  • Mim L. Runey, LP.D., chancellor
  • Joseph J. Greene Jr. ’89, ’98 M.S., CPA, vice chancellor of finance & administration
  • Marie Bernardo-Sousa, LP.D., ’92, president, Providence Campus
  • Diane D’Ambra, M.S., SPHR, vice president of human resources
  • Maureen Dumas, Ed.D., vice president of advancement & university relations
  • Neal Fogg, Ph.D., vice president of planning and research 
  • Akhil Gupta, M.S., vice president of enrollment management 
  • Kyle J. McInnis, Sc.D., FACSM, provost
  • Lisa Pelosi, M.A., vice president of communications & government relations
  • Michael Raia, M.A., vice president of strategic communications
  • Cheryl L. Richards, Ph.D., president, Charlotte Campus
  • Danielle Santamaria '13 MBA, CPA, vice president of finance 
  • Luba Shur, J.D., general counsel

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 

Office of the Provost

  • Kyle J. McInnis, Sc.D., FACSM, provost
  • Richard Wiscott, Ph.D., vice provost for academic affairs 
  • 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 W. Rice, J.D., associate general counsel
  • Sarah Julian Duffy, J.D., assistant general counsel 

Academic Success Center

  • Wendy Alemán, director, Academic Success Center
  • Eileen Rapose, math program coordinator


  • Thomas Gauthier, M.S., director of educational partnerships 
  • Teresa Mauk, M.A.T., director of continuing education & graduate admissions
  • Joanne McQuesten, MBA, associate director of continuing education & graduate admissions
  • Amy O'Connell, B.A., director of  admissions
  • Caroline Pelland, MBA, director of admissions operations
  • William Priante, B.S., director of international recruitment & training
  • Christine Sullivan, B.S., director of admissions visitor program

Campus Safety & Security

  • LeRoy Rose, executive director of campus safety & security

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 program advisor
  • Shelly Olausen, M.Ed., accessibility services advisor
  • Nina Schiarizzi Tobin, M.Ed., accessibility services advisor

Equity & Compliance Services

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

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
  • Mary Craig, B.S., accounting manager
  • Nancy J. O’Neill, CPCU, ARM, insurance and property risk manager

Human Resources & Payroll

  • Diane D’Ambra, M.S., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, vice president of human resources
  • 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

  • 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
  • Kerry Caparco, 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
  • Amanda Rotondi, MBA, director of campus dining
  • 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
  • Michael J. Schrader, B.A., director of grants & sponsored program administration

Student Academic & Financial Services

  • Lynn M. Robinson, M.S., vice president of student academic & financial services
  • Tammy Harrigan, B.S., university registrar
  • Dawn Blanchette, B.S., director of student financial services
  • Kimberly Buxton, M.S., director of student academic & financial services
  • Gail Nevadonski, B.S., registrar
  • Cheryl Shatz, B.S., director of curriculum systems management
  • Kathi Tavares, B.S., director of student billing and collections
  • Maria Tristao-Rocha, MBA, director of transfer and testing services
  • Stacia White, M.A., director of academic counseling

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
  • Dameian Slocum, MBA, associate dean of student services
  • Kelly Dunn, Ed.D., director of student engagement
  • 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
  • Catherine Rondeau, M.S.N., director of health services
  • Diane Riccitelli, M.S., director of off-campus student services
  • Denise Neirinckx, B.S., associate director of transportation
  • Stephanie Dixon, M.S.W., LICSW, director of counseling services
  • Nicole Hebert, M.S.W., LICSW, director of accessibility services
  • Betsy Gray, M.Ed., director of student conduct & programs

University Communications

  • Michael Raia, M.A., vice president of strategic communications
  • Lisa Pelosi, M.A., vice president for communications and government relations
  • Joe Magennis, B.S., director of university marketing
  • Joshua McCarthy, MBA, director of admissions marketing and communications