President's Administration

University Officers

President, Ross Gittell, AB, MBA, Ph.D.
Vice President for Business Affairs/Treasurer
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Michelle Cloutier, BA, MBA ‘05
Vice President for Information Services/CIO, Chuck LoCurto, BS, MBA
Provost, Rupendra Paliwal, 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: Bill Smith, Director 401-232-6070/6071
Human Resources: Tim Paige, Vice President 401-232-6010
Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Kevin Martins, Associate Vice President 401-232-6900 and Mailee Kue, Assistant Vice President and Title IX Coordinator x6946
Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategy: Edinaldo Tebaldi, Executive Director 401-232-6901 and Bob Jones, Director, Office of Planning and Institutional Research 401-232-6027
Office of Marketing and Communications: Lorraine Daignault, Chief Officer 401-232-6120

President’s Cabinet

Director of Athletics and Recreation, Bill Smith, J.D
Vice President for Business Affairs/Treasurer
Associate 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.
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Lorraine Daignault, BA
Provost, Rupendra Paliwal, 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

Rupendra Paliwal, Ph.D.
Provost and Chief Academic Officer 401-232-6060
Dr. Wendy Samter, 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
Ashley Hughes, PA-C, Director, Physician 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:
Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) – Stephanie Carter, Director 401-232-6746

College of Arts and Sciences – Laura Williams, Administrative Assistant 401-232-6711
College of Business – Christina Nault, Administrative Assistant 401-232-6308
Center for Teaching Excellence – Ilisabeth Bornstein, Interim Director 401-232-6352
Graduate Programs Office – Jamie Grenon, Director 401-232-6707
School of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Dr. Kirsten Hokeness, Director 401-232-6556
John H. Chafee Center for International Business, World Trade Center Rhode Island – Andrew Gelfuso, Director 401-232-6407
Library 401-232-6125
Office of the Registrar – Laura Hayward, Interim Registrar 401-232-6080
Study Abroad – Cindi Lewis, Executive Director 401-232-6209
Undergraduate Advising – Dr. Laurie Hazard, Assistant Dean for Student Success 401-232-6210

Business Affairs Administration

Vice President for Business Affairs 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
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
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
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
John Forrest, BA, MS
Assistant Director, Business Programs, ARO, 401-232-6884
Kaoru Paganelli, BA
Assistant Director, Office of International Students and Scholars, PDSO/ARO 401-232-6955
Kun Xie, BA, MBA
Assistant Director, Global Cultural Programs, 401-232-6883

International Affairs is comprised of the following offices:
Bryant Zhuhai Campus – Dr. Hong Yang, Vice President for International Affairs
Global Cultural Programs – Kun Xie, Assistant Director
Office of International Students and Scholars – Kaoru Paganelli, Assistant Director
U.S.-China Institute – John Forrest, Assistant Director

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

Student Affairs is comprised of the following offices:
Amica Center for Career Education – Dr. Kevin Gaw, Executive Director 401-232-6090
Counseling Services – Dr. Noelle Harris, Assistant Dean/Director of Counseling/Religious & Spiritual Life x6045
Dining Services 401-232-6866
Fisher Student Center Operations – Matt Santagata, Assistant Director 401-232-6166
Health Nutrition – Cheryl Brock, Educator 401-232-6221
Health Promotion – Amy Webster, Coordinator 401-232-6982
Health Services – Christine J. Dodd and Cassandra Gaffney, Co-Directors 401-232-6220
Planning and Assessment – Jennifer Edwards, Director/Special Assistant to the VP 401-232-6278
Public Safety – Stephen Bannon, Executive Director 401-232-6001
Religious & Spiritual Life – Dr. Noelle Harris, Assistant Dean/Dir. of Counseling/Religious & Spiritual Life 401-232-6712
Residential Life – Jana Valentine, Assistant Dean of Residential Life and Community Standards 401-232-6140
Student Events and Orientation Programs – Jessica Raffaele, Assistant Dean, Student Leadership and Experience 401-232-6367
Center for Student Leadership and Involvement – Jessica Raffaele, Assistant Dean, Student Leadership and Experience 401-232-6367

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: August 30, 2022