University Officers, President's Division and Cabinet

University Officers

President, Ross Gittell, AB, MBA, Ph.D.
Vice President for Business Affairs/Treasurer, Barry F. Morrison, CPA, BS, MBA
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Michelle Cloutier, BA, MBA ‘05
Vice President for Information Services/CIO, Chuck LoCurto, BS, MBA
Associate Provost, Wendy Samter, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Inge-Lise Ameer, BA, Ed., Ed.D.
Vice President for University Advancement, David Wegrzyn, BS, M.Ed.

President’s Division

President, Ross Gittell, AB, MBA, Ph.D.
401-232-6008
The President is the chief executive officer of the University.

This Division is comprised of the following offices:
Athletics: 401-232-6070/6071
Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership: 401-232-6193
Human Resources: 401-232-6010
Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: 401-232-6900
Planning and Institutional Research: 401-232-6027
University Relations: 401-232-6120

President’s Cabinet

Director of Athletics and Recreation, Bill Smith, J.D
Vice President for Business Affairs/Treasurer, Barry F. Morrison, CPA, BS, MBA
Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Elizabeth O’Neil, BFA, BA
Assistant Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kevin Martins, Ed. D.
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Michelle Cloutier, BA, MBA ‘05
Vice President for Human Resources, Tim Paige, BA
Vice President for Information Services/CIO, Chuck LoCurto, BS, MBA
Vice President for International Affairs and Charles J. Smiley Chair Professor of Science and Technology, Hong Yang, BA, MS, Ph.D
Associate Provost, Wendy Samter, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Inge-Lise Ameer, BA, Ed., Ed.D.
Vice President for University Advancement, David Wegrzyn, BS, M.Ed.

Administrations

Academic Affairs Administration – Office Of The Provost

Wendy Samter, Ph.D.
Associate Provost 401-232-6060
Dr. Veronica McComb, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences 401-232-6711
Dr. Madan Annavarjula, Dean of the College of Business 401-232-6308
Christopher Furbee, Interim Director, Physician’s Assistant Program 401-232-6556
Dr. Diya Das, Associate Dean, College of Business 401-232-6939
Dr. Terri Hasseler, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences 401-232-6926
Dr. Laurie Hazard, Assistant Dean for Student Success 401-232-6744

The Office of the Provost also supervises the following units:
College of Arts and Sciences 401-232-6711
College of Business – Christina Nault, Administrative Assistant 401-232-6308
School of Health Sciences 401-232-6556
Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) – Stephanie Carter, Director 401-232-6746
Executive Development Center – Tracy Quarella, Interim Director 401-232-6200
Faculty Development and Innovation – Dr. Ed Kairiss, Director 401-232-6352
Graduate Programs Office – Jamie Grenon, Director 401-232-6707
John H. Chafee Center for International Business, World Trade Center Rhode Island – Mark S. Murphy, Director 401-232-6407
Office of the Registrar – Laura Hayward, Interim Registrar 401-232-6080
Study Abroad – Cindi Lewis, Director 401-232-6209
U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute – Dr. Hong Yang, Director 401-232-6884
Undergraduate Advising – Dr. Laurie Hazard, Interim Director 401-232-6210

 

Business Affairs Administration

Barry F. Morrison, CPA, BS, MBA
Vice President for Business Affairs/Treasurer 401-232-6017
Business Affairs is comprised of the following offices:
Auxiliary Services 401-232-6035
Bursar’s Office 401-232-6030/6031
Campus Management 401-232-6052/6057
Conferences and Special Events 401-232-6921
Controller’s Office 401-232-6005
Dining Services 401-232-6866
Facilities Management 401-232-6052/6057
Post Office 401-232-6244
Purchasing 401-232-6018

Enrollment Management Administration

Michelle L. Cloutier, BA, MBA ‘05
Vice President for Enrollment Management 401-232-6100
Enrollment Management is comprised of the following offices:
Admissions 401-232-6100 and Financial Aid 401-232-6020

Information Services Administration

Chuck LoCurto, BS, MBA
Vice President for Information Services 401-232-6888
Information Services is comprised of the following offices:
AV 401-232-6128            Help Desk 401-232-6111         Laptop Central 401-232-6550
Library 401-232-6125     Switchboard 401-232-6000

International Affairs Administration

Hong Yang, BA, MS, Ph.D.
Vice President for International Affairs and
Charles J. Smiley Chair Professor of Science and Technology 401-232-6223
Kongli Liu, BA, Ed.M.
Assistant to VP for International Affairs/Associate Director,U.S.-China Institute 401-232-6566
International Affairs is comprised of the following offices:
Bryant Zhuhai Campus – Vice President for International Affairs, Dr. Hong Yang 401-232-6223
Global Cultural Programs – Assistant Director, Kun Xie 401-232-6883
Office of International Students and Scholars – Assistant Director, Kaoru Paganelli 401-232-6955
U.S.-China Institute – Associate Director, Kongli Liu 401-232-6566

Student Affairs Administration

Inge-Lise Ameer, BA, Ed., Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students 401-232-6046
John Denio, BS, MS
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs 401-232-6046
Mailee Kue, BA, MA, Ph. D
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Title IX Coordinator 401-232-6946
Student Affairs is comprised of the following offices:
Amica Center for Career Education – Executive Director, Dr. Kevin Gaw 401-232-6090
PwC/Center for Diversity & Inclusion–Assistant VP for Student Affairs/Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Mailee Kue x6946
Counseling Services–Assistant Dean/Director of Counseling/Religious & Spiritual Life, Dr. Noelle Harris x6045
Finance, Budget Management and Operations – Director, Lisa Morris, BA, MBA 401-232-6487
Health Promotion – Coordinator, Amy Webster 401-232-6982
Health Services – Co-Directors, Christine J. Dodd, MSN, NP-C, and Cassandra Gaffney, MS, AGPCNP-BC
Planning and Assessment – Director/Special Assistant to the VP, Jennifer Edwards, BA, MS, C.P. 401-232-6278
Public Safety – Executive Director, Stephen Bannon 401-232-6001
Religious & Spiritual Life–Assistant Dean/Dir. of Counseling/Religious & Spiritual Life, Dr. Noelle Harris x6712
Residential Life – Assistant Dean of Residential Life and Community Standards – Jana Valentine 401-232-6140
Student Events and Orientation Programs – Director, Jessica Raffaele 401-232-6367
Center for Student Leadership and Involvement – Director, Andrew Jacques 401-232-6896
Hochberg Women’s Center and Pride Center – Director, Kelly Boutin 401-232-6854

University Advancement Administration

David Wegrzyn ’86
Vice President for University Advancement 401-232-6561
Through the departments of Alumni and Parent Engagement, Development, and Advancement Services, the Division of University Advancement works to advance the University’s mission by engaging alumni, parents/guardians, and friends in the life of the University; securing philanthropic support; and by representing the University to various constituencies and the general public.

 

 

Last Modified: September 7, 2021