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Section II: Officers of the College

Board of Visitors

William & Mary Board of Visitors

Todd A. Stottlemyer, Rector
Thomas Watkins, III, Vice Rector
Sue. H. Gerdelman, Secretary
Warren W. Buck III
S. Douglas Bunch
Lynn M. Dillon
Thomas R. Frantz
James A. Hixon
Anne Leigh Kerr
John E. Littel
Christopher M. Little
William H. Payne II
Lisa E. Roday
Karen Kennedy Schultz
DeRonda M. Short
John Charles Thomas
Brian P. Woolfolk

Richard Bland College Committee

John E. Littel, Chair, RBC Committee
Sue. H. Gerdelman, Vice Chair, RBC Committee
Warren W. Buck III
Lynn M. Dillon
William H. Payne II
Lisa E. Roday
Karen Kennedy Schultz
Brian P. Woolfolk
Matt Smith, faculty representative
Kayla Zanders, student representative
Debbie L. Sydow, President, Richard Bland College


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Administration

Office of the President
Dr. Debbie L. Sydow, President
Lisa Pond, Executive Assistant to the President

Office of Advancement & Alumni Relations
Dr. Tyler Hart, Acting Chief Development Officer
VACANT, Director of Advancement
Lashrecse Aird, Assistant Director for Development

Office of Academic & Student Development-Academic Services, Athletics, Enrollment Management, Information & Technology Services, Institutional Research, Student Success, Residential & Student Life
Dr. Ken LaTessa, Acting Provost

Office of Academic Services
Dr. Vern L. Lindquist, Dean of Faculty & Chief Academic Officer
Rhonda Lubbe, Administrative Assistant to the Dean & Project Specialist
Temple Pearce, Administrative Assistant
Aimee Joyaux, Associate Dean, Academic Support & Learning Resources
Irene Handy, Access & Technical Support Librarian
Carly Winfield, Reference & Instructional Design Librarian
Susan Moss, Circulation, Programming, & Outreach Specialist

Office of Athletics
Chuck Moore, Director of Athletics & Recreation/Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Preston Beverly, Assistant Athletics Director/Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Brian Henderson, Coordinator of Athletics Academic Support/Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
Katy Lampman, Coordinator of Recreation/Head Softball Coach
Greg Prouty, Director of Athletics Communications & Marketing
Danish Saadat, Coordinator of Athletic Development & Special Events/Sports Performance Coach
Eduardo de Souza, International Student Coordinator/Head Men’s Soccer Coach
Megan McCauley, Head Athletic Trainer

Office of Enrollment Management – Admissions, Financial Aid, Records & Registration
Dr. Danielle Williams, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management
Allison Spivey, Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management
Larry Belcher, Enrollment & Partnership Development Specialist

Admissions
Judith Wachsmann, Director of Admissions
Gail Harris, Guidance Practitioner
Winifred VanLandingham, Guidance Practitioner
Marcella Kelly, Student Services Specialist
Karen Henley, Student Services Specialist
Kyle Dobry, Admissions Counselor
Marshall Dunn, Admissions Counselor

Financial Aid
Lisa Johnson, Director of Financial Aid
Janice Johnson, Financial Aid Counselor
Mia Register, Financial Aid Counselor

Records & Registration
VACANT, Director of Records & Registration
Giovanka Obermuller, Associate Director for Records & Registration
Debbie Seidel, Records & Registration Assistant

Office of Information and Technology Services
VACANT, Director of Information & Technology Services
Nate Jellerson, IT Project Manager
Jon Garmon, Manager of Business Processes
Deborah James, Enterprise Architect & Information Security Officer
Clifton Young, Technical Support Manager
Shelly Dietrich, Senior Web/Canvas Support Tech
Leonard Breckenridge, Senior Applications Engineer
John Koleszar, Senior Database Administrator
Ryan Chisholm, Enrollment Services Analyst
Roma Radford, Applications Developer

 

 

Office of Institutional Research
Carol Kelejian, Director of Institutional Research
VACANT, Institutional Research Analyst

Office of Student Success
VACANT, Assistant Provost for Student Success
Donald Payton, Student ADA Coordinator/Learner Mentor
Evanda Watts-Martinez, Director of Counseling
Grant Heydenreich, Counselor/Learner Mentor
Caitlin Chavers, Learner Mentor
Cathryn Coffey, Learner Mentor
Alicia Edgerton, Learner Mentor
Travis Luck, Learner Mentor
Timara Jones, Learner Mentor
James Tobias, Learner Mentor

Office of Residential & Student Life
Dr. Corey Scott, Assistant Provost for Residential & Student Life
Kristina Lee, Assistant Director of Residential & Student Life
Michael Rogers, Assistant Director of Student Activities & Leadership
Bria Webb, Residential Director
Cherise Bailey, Residential Director

Office of Finance
Penelope Howard, Chief Financial Officer
Nicole Collins, Administrative Assistant to the CFO
Virginia Farley, Budget Analyst Senior
Denise Davis, Controller
Trinika Lewis Wilson, Procurement Manager
Deborah Walker, Accounts Receivable/Cashiering
Becky Toombs, Accounts Receivable/Cashiering
Candi Pearson, Accounts Payable Manager
Corey Young, Accounts Payable Specialist

Office of Human Resources
Takeya McLaurin, Director of Human Resources
Alice Jabbour, Human Resources Specialist
Eva Reaves, Human Resources Analyst

Office of Property Management
Eric Kondzielawa, Director of Operations & Capital Assets
Barbara Pride, Administrative Assistant
Jamie Camp, Associate Director of Auxiliary Enterprises
Cain Bassett, Food Services Manager
Sam Collins, Food Services Shift Supervisor
Janette Hess, Catering Coordinator
VACANT, Business Manager
William Wamsley, Grounds Supervisor
Dennis Wray, Grounds Lead Worker
Mary Lyons, Grounds Crew Member
Patrick McKensie, Grounds Crew Member
Sam Gant, Grounds Crew Member
Jason Collins, Maintenance Supervisor
Dustin Brewer, Maintenance Crew Member
Stephen Jenkins, Maintenance Crew Member
John Fraser, Maintenance Crew Member
Alex Watts, Custodial Supervisor
Rosa Kanga, Custodian
Gregory Taylor, Custodian
Diane Prince, Custodian
Lorenzo Barlow, Custodian
Katherine Brown, Custodian

Office of Campus Security, Safety, & Emergency Management
Jeffrey S. Brown, Chief of Police, Director of Campus Security, Safety, & Emergency Management
Thomas Travis, Deputy Chief of Police
Steven Nalepka, Police Officer
Derek Pattison, Police Officer
Robert Wilson, Police Officer
Alefunzo Uzzle, Police Officer
Justin Wargoscak, Police Officer
Karon Winston, Police Officer
Mark Williams, Police Officer
Elvis Bello, Police Officer
Chris Lester, Police Officer
Ruthann Reynolds, Dispatcher & Police Assistant
Kenny Williams, Dispatcher
Jennifer Holt, Police Records Manager

Office of Communications
Joanne Williams, Director of Communications
Robin J. Deutsch, Assistant Director of Communications


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Full-Time Faculty

(Date indicates year of appointment)


Tiffany R. Birdsong (2015) Assistant Professor of Psychology. B.S., Manhattan College; M.A., PsyD., La Salle University.

Troy Bupp (2016) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., United States Military Academy, West Point; M.S., The College of William & Mary.

Michelle Delano (1999) Professor of Art. B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.F.A., Temple University; additional graduate study, The College of William & Mary.

Eric D. Earnhardt (2016) Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Geneva College; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.

Rachel Finney (2000) Associate Professor of Spanish. B.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.

Daniel P. Franke (2016) Assistant Professor of History. B.A., Lower Columbia College; B.A., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

Mary K. Gurnick (2002) Associate Professor of Chemistry. B.A., Marist College; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Alice Henton (2017) Assistant Professor of English. B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles.

Shawn E. Holt (2014) Professor of Biology. B.A., Colorado College; Ph.D. Texas A & M.

Dannie Hudson (2010) Associate Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, Mathematical Sciences; M.T., Secondary Education, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Lauran M. Johnson (2009) Associate Professor of Mathematics, B.A., East Carolina University (1982- 1986); M.S. Virginia State University (1999-2002); additional graduate study, University of Virginia.

Mike Lehman (2010) Associate Professor of Business. B.A., Holy Cross College, Worcester, M.A.; M.S. The College of William & Mary (1978); additional graduate study, Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond.

Vern L. Lindquist (2014) Dean of Faculty & Chief Academic Officer, Professor of English. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Lisa C. Lindquist (2015) Instructor of English. B.A., University of Michigan; M.S., State University of New York, New Paltz.

David E. Majewski (1989) Professor of Speech and Theatre. B.S., The Defiance College; M.A., University of Akron; M.F.A., Wayne State University; additional graduate study, Wayne State University.

David S. McCarthy (2015) Assistant Professor of History. A.B., Dartmouth College, M.A., Ph.D., The College of William & Mary.

Jill Mitten (2008) Associate Professor of Communication, English and Theatre. A.S., Richard Bland College, B.F.A. Theatre, Longwood University, M.A. Theatre, Ohio University.

Barbara M. Morgan (2007) Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D. Counselor Education, The College of William & Mary.

David L. Morgan (2016) Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics. B.A, Towson University; M.S., Ph.D., The College of William & Mary.

Jennifer D. Morrison (2015), Assistant Professor of Psychology and Sociology. B.A., M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., Grand Canyon University.

Kumar Mullangi (2017), Assistant Professor of Biology. B.A., Northwestern University; M.D., University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Kevin J. Peters (2009), Associate Professor of Biology. B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.S., Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Linda Fischer Pittman (1989) Professor of Geography and Religion. B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Minnesota; additional graduate study, University of Chicago, Friedrich Wilhelm University (Bonn), University of Lyon, France.

Jason Pode (2017), Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

LeJeanna M. Raymond (2007) Associate Professor of English. B.S., Presbyterian College; M.Ed., Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond; M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Elizabeth D. Rescher (2000) Professor of English. B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Timothy Rohrbach (2017) Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Matthew J. Smith (2014) Associate Professor of Mathematics, B.S., North Carolina State University; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Vanessa Stout (2016) Assistant Professor of Sociology, B.A., M.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., Ph.D., Trinity College, Dublin.

Debbie L. Sydow (2012) President, B.A., University of Virginia’s College at Wise; M.A. Marquette University; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Alexandra Youmans (2001) Associate Professor of English. A.B., Guilford College, M.A., The College of William & Mary; additional graduate study, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Daniel Zelinski (2000) Professor of Philosophy and Religion. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Irvine.

Adam Zucconi (2016) Assistant Professor of History. B.A, Bridgewater College; M.A., Clemson University; Ph.D., West Virginia University.

Faculty/Staff – Emeriti

Robert E. Antrim (1976) Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus. B.S., Delaware; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Gracie M. Bailey (1974) Associate of Professor of Business, Emerita. B.S., M.Ed., Virginia State University; Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

John L. Blair (1964) Professor of History. B.A., American International College; Deutsches Zertifikat, Universitaet des Saarlandes; M.A., The College of William & Mary; M.A.T., University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Certificate, Cambridge University; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

LeAnn Binger (1980) Professor of Psychology. A.A., Richard Bland College; B.A., West-Hampton College of University of Richmond; M.S., Virginia State University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Higher Education, Ed.D., The College of William & Mary.

Susan G. Brown (1968) Associate Professor of Art, Emerita. B.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Virginia R. Cherry (1992) Director of the Library. B.A., The College of William & Mary; M.Ln., Emory University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Patricia B. Crocker (2006) Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Mathematics, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.Ed., Northern Illinois University.

Williabel Davis (1974) Associate Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Virginia State University; additional graduate study, University of Virginia.

Martha Day (1970) Professor of English and French, Emerita. B.S., Springfield College; MA., University of North Carolina; Diploma of French Language and Literature, University of Aix-Marseilles; Fulbright Certificate, University of Tubingen; M.A., Yale University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Mark L. Fidelman (1989) Professor of Physics. B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Esther Floyd (1998) Associate Professor of English. A.A., Richard Bland College; B.A., Glassboro State College; M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; additional graduate study, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

William D. Henderson (1963) Professor of History, Emeritus. B.A., The College of William & Mary; M.S., Radford University; M.A., State University of New York at Albany.

Roland A. Havis (1989) Professor of Psychology and Sociology, Emeritus. B.S., University of Arkansas; M.S., Pittsburgh State University; additional graduate study, Texas Southern University, Arkansas State University, Northeast Louisiana University, University of Missouri, Louisiana State University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Eike Hueter (1971) Associate Professor and Librarian, Emeritus, B.A., M.A., University of Alabama; M.S.L.S., Louisiana State University.

Jeremy D. Jordan (1986) Associate Professor of Mathematics. Emeritus, B.A., University of Florida; M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Georgia.

Linda Eanes Jefferson (1989) Associate Professor of English. B.A., M.A., Longwood College; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Additional graduate study, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northeastern University.

Timothy J. Evans (1979) Professor of English. B.A., University of Richmond; M.A., Wake Forest University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Cornelis Laban (1969) Professor of Biology, Emeritus. B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University; M.Ed., Adult Education, Virginia Commonwealth University; Advanced Certificate in Higher Educational Administration, The College of William & Mary; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Vernon R. Lindquist (2004) Provost and Dean of Faculty and Professor of English, Emeritus, B.S., M.A., M.S. L.S., University of Maine; Ph.D. University of New Brunswick (Canada).

Steven E. Martin (1979) Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Physics, University of Arizona; M.S., Mathematics, University of Arizona; M.S., Computer Science, Virginia Commonwealth University.

 

James B. McNeer (1968) President of the College and Professor of History and Government. B.A., Emory and Henry College; M.A., West Virginia University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Educational Administration, Ed.D., The College of William & Mary.

Thomas H. Milton (1973) Associate Professor of Biology. , Emeritus, B.A., Marshall University; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Higher Education, The College of William & Mary.

Franklyn C. Morgan (1985) Professor of Sociology/Criminology. A.B., The College of William & Mary; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University.

Patsy N. Newman (1966) Associate Professor of Mathematics, Emerita. B.S., James Madison University; M.S., University of South Carolina.

Billie E. Nichols (1969) Professor of Business and Computer Science, Emerita.B.S., University of North Carolina; M.Ed., Virginia State University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Barbara Peroe (1967) Associate Professor of Accounting, Emerita. B.A., The College of William & Mary; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, Certified Public Accountant.

James Perry, Jr. (1967) Associate Professor of Marketing, Emeritus. B.S., Old Dominion University; M.S., M.Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Charlotte H. Rhodes (1967) Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education, Emerita.
B.A., Lynchburg College; M.Ed., Virginia State University; additional graduate study, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Katharine Snavely (1996) Associate Professor of Computer Science., Emerita, B.A., Columbia College, South Carolina; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Carole E. Summerville (1980) Associate Professor of Mathematics. Emerita, B.S., Clarion State College; M.S., Syracuse University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Higher Education, The College of William & Mary.

John T. Thios (1966) Associate Professor of Psychology, Emeritus. B.A., University of Charleston; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Higher Education, The College of William & Mary.

Leslie Thysell (2006) Associate Professor of Accounting. B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.B.A., Florida Institute of Technology; Ed. Sp., The College of William & Mary.

Elizabeth Weiland (1972) Associate Professor of Biology, Emerita. A.B., Randolph-Macon Women’s College; M.A., University of Virginia; Ed.S., Lynchburg College.

Lee Woodruff (1972) Professor of Biology. M.T., Southern Academy of Clinical Technology; B.S., M.S., Austin Peay State University; Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Higher Education, Ed.D., The College of William & Mary.



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