Provost's Cabinet Members

The Provost’s Cabinet is chaired by the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.  Membership includes:

  • Deans from each of the eight Colleges, the Graduate School, and the University Libraries
  • Vice Provosts from Academic and Student Support units
  • Office of the Provost's Administrative Staff

Maria Cimitile, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs


Academic Units

Frederick Antczak, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Diana Lawson, Dean, Seidman College of Business
George Grant, Jr., Dean, College of Community and Public Service
Sherril Soman, Interim Dean, College of Education
Paul Plotkowski, Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
Roy Olsson, Jr., Dean, College of Health Professions
Mark Schaub, Acting Dean, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Cynthia McCurren, Dean, Kirkhof College of Nursing
Jeffrey Potteiger, Dean, Graduate School
Annie Bélanger, Dean, University Libraries


Academic and Student Support

Jean Nagelkerk, Vice Provost for Health
Christine Rener, Vice Provost for Instructional Development and Innovation
Robert Smart, Vice Provost for Research Administration
Loren Rullman, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students


Office of the Provost Administrative Staff

Christopher Plouff, Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Edward Aboufadel, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Suzeanne Benet, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Bonnie Bowen, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ellen Schendel, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Mary Albrecht, Executive Associate for Administrative Operations