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Ohio Department of Higher Education

The Ohio Department of Higher Education is a Cabinet-level agency for the Governor of the State of Ohio that oversees higher education for the state.

The Ohio Board of Regents, a nine-member advisory board to the chancellor with two ex-officio representatives from the state legislature, was created in 1963 by the General Assembly. Members of the Board of Regents are appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.

Responsibilities of the board include developing an independent annual report on the Condition of Higher Education in the state of Ohio and issuing an annual performance review of the chancellor. The board is also responsible for advising the chancellor on issues of statewide importance affecting higher education.

Member   Term Expires
Chancellor John Carey (ex-officio)
Thomas Humphries, Vice Chair 2018
Kurt Kaufman 2018
Sen. Peggy Lehner (ex-officio)
Rep. Andrew Brenner (ex-officio)

University  Administration

University Board of Trustees

University Board of Trustees Term Expires
Delores E. Crawford, Chair 2019
David C. Deibel, Vice Chair 2020
Anita A. Hackstedde 2021
James E. "Ted" Roberts 2022
John R. Jakubek 2023
Molly S. Seals 2024
Michael A. Peterson 2025
Capri S. Cafaro 2026
Charles T. George 2027
Franklin S. Bennett Jr., Secretary Not a Trustee
Lexi Roger, Student Trustee 2019
Rocco Core, Student Trustee 2020

Executive Level

Executive Level Position
James P. Tressel, MA President
Joseph L. Mosca, PhD Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Holly A. Jacobs, JD Vice President and General Counsel
Neal P. McNally, MPA Vice President for Finance and Business Operations
William M. Sherman, PhD Special Assistant to the President

Division of Academic Affairs

Division of Academic Affairs Position
Kevin E. Ball, PhD Associate Provost, Academic Programs and Planning
Jennifer Pintar, PhD Associate Provost, Academic Administration
Nathan P. Myers, PhD Associate Provost, International Programs
Kristine L. Blair, PhD Dean, CLASS, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Charles L. Howell, PhD Dean, BCOE, Beeghly College of Education
Betty Jo Licata, PhD Dean, WCBA, Williamson College of Business Administration
Tammy A. King, PhD Acting Dean, BCHHS, Bitonte College of Health and Human Services
Phyllis M. Paul, PhD Dean, CA&C, College of Creative Arts and Communication
Sal A. Sanders, PhD Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Wim F. Steelant, PhD Dean, STEM, College of Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Amy Cossentino, PhD Director, Honors College
Michael Hripko, MBA Associate Vice President for Research
Ana M. Torres, BBA Interim Director, Maag Library

Division of Enrollment Planning and Management

Division of Enrollment Planning and Management Position
Gary D. Swegan, MA Associate Vice President for Enrollment Planning and Management
Susan E. Davis Director, Admissions
Elaine Ruse Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Jeanne M. Herman, BSBA University Registar
Rick Williams, MBA Manager, Office of Veterans Affairs/Veterans Resource Center

Division of Finance and Administration

Division of Finance and Administration Position
Neal P. McNally, MPA Vice President for Finance and Business Operations
Katrena S. Davidson, CPA, MBA Controller
John P. Hyden, BCT Associate Vice President, Facilities Maintenance
Susan Beiling Bursar
Marilyn K. Ward Budget Officer, Academic Affairs
James A. Yukech Associate Vice President for Technology and Chief Information Officer

Division of Legal Affairs and Human Resources

Division of Legal Affairs and Human Resources Position
Holly A Jacobs Vice President and General Counsel
Gregory Morgione Associate General Counsel
Cynthia Kravitz Associate General Counsel, Director of Equal Opportunity and Policy Development
Allan Boggs Interim Chief Human Resources Officer

Division of Multicultural Affairs

Division of Multicultural Affairs Position
Vacant Associate Vice President for Multicultural Affairs

Division of Student Experience

Division of Student Experience Position
Eddie J. Howard Jr., MA Vice President for Student Affairs
Joy L. Polkabla-Byers Director, Campus Recreation & Andrews Recreation & Wellness Center
Kate Fitzgerald Director, Housing & Residence Life & Program Coordinator, Title IX
Nicole Kent-Strollo Director, Student Outreach and Support
John L. Young Director, Kilcawley Center
Erin E. Driscoll Director, Student Activities and Greek Life

Division of Student Success

Division of Student Success Position
Claire Berardini, PhD Associate Provost, Student Success
Amy Gordon Director, Comprehensive Testing Center
Christina Hardy Director, Career and Academic Planning
Ann Jaronski, PhD Director, Student Counseling Center
Leslie Page Director, First Year Student Services
Becky L. Varian Director, Center for Student Progress

Division of University Relations

Division of University Relations Position
Shannon Tirone, AB Associate Vice President for University Relations
Catherine A. Cala Director, Alumni Engagement
Ronald A. Cole Director, University Communications
Jacquelyn M. LeViseur Director, University Events
Ross L. Morrone Director, University Marketing
Gary A. Sexton, MM Director, WYSU-FM
Shawn Varso Chief of Police