Vice President of Enrollment Services
Dr. Jenifer Blair holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Mary Washington and M.Ed. and Ed.D. degrees from the University of Virginia. Dr. Blair spent the early part of her career in admissions at the University of Mary Washington before expanding her scope of responsibilities as Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Notre Dame in Maryland and Associate Vice Provost of Enrollment Management at the University of Baltimore. Dr. Blair is coming to Richard Bland from an all-boys college preparatory school—Boys’ Latin School of Maryland—where she served as Director of College Counseling since 2008. 25 years ago, prior to relocating to Baltimore, Dr. Blair took great pride in restoring a Pre-Civil War home in the Churchill area of Richmond. She is also a former synchronized swimmer.
Chief Information Officer
Chandragupta Gudena holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Andhra University in Visakhapatnam, India; an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso; and is currently working toward a doctorate in business administration from Capella University. Mr. Gudena is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He was most recently the Chief Information Officer at Sul Ross State University in Texas and began his career as a Computer Laboratory Systems Information Manager at the University of Texas at El Paso before becoming Assistant Vice President at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. Mr. Gudena speaks five languages including English, Spanish, Hindi, Telugu and Oryia.
Dean of Faculty and Academic Effectiveness
Dr. Lindquist holds an undergraduate degree in English from the University of Michigan and MA and PhD degrees (doctorate in Victorian and Modern British, Irish and American Literature) from Indiana University. In addition to extensive teaching experience at both two-year and four-year colleges and universities, Dr. Lindquist is a seasoned academic leader, having served as Chair of the Arts and Letters division at SUNY Sullivan and, most recently, as Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences at SUNY Delhi. In addition to Dr. Lindquist’s academic service, community service and scholarly achievements, he brings impressive personal attributes.