The following directory provides a detailed list of key personnel across all areas that fall under the provost's guidance. For a list of who to contact by subject area, please visit our Who to contact page.

See the office org chart

Office leadership directories

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Fotis Sotiropoulos Provost and senior vice president for academic affairs (804) 828-1345
Melody Harris Executive assistant and projects coordinator (804) 828-1345
Deborah Noble-Triplett Senior vice provost for academic affairs (804) 828-8883
Sandy Morgan Executive assistant to the senior vice provost for academic affairs (804) 828-8883
Andrew Arroyo Assistant vice provost for academic programs and policy (804) 828-2523
Teri Dunnivant Managing editor, University Bulletin (804) 828-3955
Rachel Gable Director of institutional effectiveness (804) 828-6992
Herb Hill Director of undergraduate research and creative inquiry (804) 828-4450
Devin Houston Academic affairs coordinator
Robin Lawson Academic affairs coordinator
Veronica Powell Shuford Director of program development and innovation (804) 827-2672
Erin Webster Garrett Assistant vice provost for REAL (804) 827-3421
Jill Gordon Interim senior vice provost for faculty affairs (804) 828-6162
Jenn Arce Program coordinator, faculty affairs (804) 828-6162
Whitney Brown Faculty recruitment and HR administrator (804) 828-3824
Kim Case Director of faculty success (804) 827-2002
Tim Davey Vice provost for faculty affairs (804) 828-5948
Pam Hendrix Program coordinator, faculty recruitment and retenton (804) 828-5948
Jess Hill Executive director of faculty human resources (804) 828-1484
William King University ombudsperson (804) 827-4357
Kitty Maynard Assistant director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (804) 828-3492
Academic finance and administration
William Nelson Executive director for academic finance and administration (804) 828-6361
Candy Gordon Associate director, financial management (804) 827-2239
Rami Hatoum IT operations administrator (804) 828-8945
Sania Marcoccia Coordinator of fiscal operations (804) 827-1872
Kim Woolf Coordinator of fiscal operations (804) 827-1183
Strategic communications
Jamie Stillman Director of strategic communications (804) 828-1205
Tom Myrick Assistant director of strategic communications (804) 828-0574

Office website:

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Mandara Savage Executive director, VCU Online, ALT Lab and Office of Continuing and Professional Education (804) 828-6786
Becky Aycock Human resources and operations administrator (804) 828-1322
Ed Howard Director of operations (804) 828-8819
Aimee Walters Marketing manager (804) 828-5912

Office website:

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Jill Blondin Executive director for global education (804) 828-8471
Jessica Abernethy Executive assistant/HR coordinator (804) 828-8471
Paul Babitts Associate director, international student and scholar programs (804) 828-9615
Moe Greene Associate director, English language program (804) 828-2551
Christina Marino Interim director, VCU Globe (804) 828-5794
Renee Russell Director, communications (804) 828-3636
Stephanie Tignor Director, education abroad (804) 827-7882

Office website:

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Monal Patel Associate vice provost, institutional research and planning support (804) 828-6683
Danielle Fife Executive administrative assistant (804) 827-0029
Janice Baab Senior research analyst (804) 827-7032
Holly Bailey Research and business analyst (804) 828-7260
Ashlee Christakos Research analyst (804) 828-6961
Will Evans Research analyst (804) 828-0872
Mike Jones Manager of business intelligence (804) 827-0005
Christopher Marcoux Director of analytics (804) 827-0092
Maureen McCusker, Ph.D. Senior research analyst (804) 827-7363
Connie Peyton Director of institutional research (804) 827-0932
David Phillips Enterprise data architect (804) 828-2427
Chris Rillstone Research analyst (804) 828-1103
David Sparace Research analyst (804) 827-3419
Molly Wright Senior strategic writer (804) 828-7655
Xiaomin Wu Business intelligence analyst (804) 828-1102

VCU Online websites: (for students) and (for faculty)

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Mandara Savage Executive director, VCU Online, ALT Lab and OCPE 804-828-6786
Jeffery Everhart Interim associate director of learning innovation
James Fowlkes Director of academic operations and administration 804-828-8168
Ciera Harris Director of human resources and finance 804-827-1337
Brianne Jackson Assistant director, professional development & instructor of education 
Yeimarie Lopez Compliance administrator 804-827-5181
Peter Nguyen Associate director of eLearning initiatives 804-467-6333
Molly Ransone Associate director of learning media 804-828-4452
Kristen Rasmussen Operations administrator 804-828-6786
Elaine Reeder Assistant director, curriculum development

Division website:

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Charles Klink Senior vice provost for student affairs (804) 828-1244
Jihad Aziz Interim assistant vice provost and executive director of University Counseling Services (804) 828-6200
Joslyn Bedell Special assistant to the senior vice provost (804) 827-0950
Karen Belanger Director, student conduct and academic integrity (804) 828-1963
Allison Bennett Dyche Director of student media (804) 828-1058
Curt Erwin Assistant vice provost for student affairs and executive director of housing (804) 828-1244
Jimmie Gahagan Director, VCU Lead (804) 827-5323
David Greene Director, University Student Commons and Activities (804) 828-6500
Derek Hottell Director, Recreational Sports and interim director of Health Promotion and Well-being Center (804) 827-1100
Ijuanzee Isom Director of human resources (804) 828-6978
Yiyun Jie Director of assessment and planning (804) 828-2751
Ian Kunkes Director, student accessibility and educational opportunities (804) 828-2253
Matthew Lovisa Director of communications and marketing (804) 828-1424
Michael Miller Director, technology support services (804) 828-8820
Gavin Roark Director, residential life and housing (804) 828-7666
Margaret Roberson Director, University Student Health Services (804) 828-8828
Reuban Rodriguez Associate vice provost for student affairs and dean of students (804) 828-8940
Greg Vaeth Executive director, financial management and technology support services (804) 828-1528
Lynanne Yndestad Director, new student and family programs (804) 828-3700

Division website: and

NameTitlePhoneEmail address
Tomikia LeGrande Vice president for strategy, enrollment management and student success (804) 827-8737
Ashley Staton Executive assistant (804) 828-1957
Elizabeth Bambacus Student engagement and summer studies adminstrator (804) 827-4586
Norm Bedford Associate vice provost (804) 827-3618
Chimene Boone Director, TRiO (804) 828-9517
Kelly Coldiron Director, Student enrollment experience
Lisa Dougherty Director of admissions operations (804) 828-1200
Michael Flanigan Director of planning and operational technology (804) 827-4586
Stephanie Ganser Director of the adult learner experience (804) 828-0118
Elizabeth Gilbert Director of human resources (804) 827-8737
Melanie Goodman Director of finance (804) 827-8162
Sybil Halloran Senior associate vice provost (804) 828-1200
Bernard Hamm University registrar and director of records and registration (804) 828-7319
Amy Hutton Director of enrollment research and evaluation (804) 828-1200
Joanne Jensen Director of SEM marketing and communications (804) 828-1200
Vishon Luck Director of recruitment (804) 828-1200
Danielle Mitchell Director of student accounting (804) 828-2228
Whitlea Mitchell HR coordinator (804) 827-8737
Daphne Rankin Associate vice provost (804) 827-4586
Stephen Ross Director, military student services (804) 828-6563
Rachel Worthington Fiscal operations coordinator (804) 827-8737
Student Success
Maggie Tolan Senior associate vice president, Student Success (804) 827-8151
Gayle McGonigle Administrative coordinator, Student Success (804) 828-1008
Ashlyn Anderson Executive director, University Academic Advising (804) 827-8153
Crystal Baldwin Associate director, foundation and pre-professional programs (804) 827-8150
Brian Biggio Assistant director, supplemental instruction (804) 827-0511
Michal Coffey Director, Campus Learning Center (804) 827-8127
Amber Cummings Associate director, discovery and pre-health baccalaureate (804) 827-8166
Steph Dorman Associate director, discovery advising (804) 827-7472
Katherine Drumm Director, strategic initiatives (804) 828-7156
Artis Gordon Director, student athlete success (804) 827-3544
Sofia Hiort-Wright Associate vice provost for academic support and executive associate athletic director (804) 828-2184
Megan Hollis Associate director, career advising (STEM) (804) 827-3686
Whitney Lovelady Associate director, Transfer Center (804) 827-8213
Brian McTague Director, Writing Center (804) 827-8122
Kasey Mattison Assistant director, student athlete support services (804) 828-1654
Danielle Pearles Associate director, employer development (804) 828-2216
Bridget Prince Assistant director, academic coaching (804) 827-8109
Samara Reynolds Director, Career Services (804) 828-1645
Lauren Jackson Associate director, declared advising (804) 827-3970
Haley Sims Senior associate director, career and industry advising (non-STEM) (804) 828-7299
Seth Sykes Associate vice provost, transfer initiatives and programs (804) 827-8149