Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog


Senior Administrative Officers

Tracy Fitzsimmons, President; B.A. Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

Mitchell L. Moore, Senior Vice President & Vice President for Advancement; B.A., University of Richmond; M.P.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

Karen Abraham-Justice, Acting Provost; B.S., University of Maryland at Baltimore; Ph.D., East Carolina University

Philip G. Evans, Vice President for Administration & General Counsel; B.A., J.D., University of Virginia

Yolanda Barbier Gibson, Vice President for Student Affairs; B.A., Marymount University; M.A., George Mason University; Ph.D., George Mason University

Courtney Jarrett, Vice President of Finance & CFO; BBA, Shenandoah University; C.P.A.; M.S., Devry University

Scott Spriggs, Vice President for Recruitment & Chief Creative Officer; BFA, James Madison University 

Administrative Officers

Sheri A. Allen, Director of the Division of Physical Therapy; B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.P.T., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D, Pennsylvania State University

Dahlia Ashford, Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity, Inclusion, and Residential Services;  B.S. , Mississippi State University; M.S., University of Central Arkansas

Howard M. Ballentine, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment; B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Heather Bambara, Director of Career & Professional Development; B.A., West Virginia Wesleyan; M.A., Bellevue University

Karen Bucher, Director of Student Financial Services; A.A.S., Lord Fairfax Community College; B.S., Shenandoah University; M.A., Liberty University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University

Pamela Burke, Director of Auxiliary Services; B.S., Shepherd University; M.S., Shenandoah University

Brittney Burton, Director of Residence Life; B.S., Frostburg State University 

Jess Clawson, Director of Transformative Teaching and Learning; BA, The College of William & Mary; MA, The University of Florida; PhD, The University of Florida

Matthew Coats, Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards; B.S., Old Dominion University; M.S., Radford University

Nicholas Coleman, LPC, Director of Counseling Center; B.S., Shenandoah University; M.A. Marymount University

Jeff W. Coker, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences; B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos; Ph.D., Ohio University

Bethany Galipeau-Konate, Director of International Programs; B.S., Northwestern College; M.B.A., Shenandoah University; D.Prof., Shenandoah University

Michelle Gamber, Director of Graduate Public Health Programs; B.A., Rollins College; M.A., Western Michigan University; M.PH., DrPH, University of Arizona

Rebecca Gibson, Director of Civic Engagement; B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Virginia

Jennifer Green-Flint, Director of the Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy; B.A., University of Mary Washington; M.S., D.Prof., Shenandoah University

Emily Hollins, Registrar; B.A., Western Maryland College; M.S., McDaniel College

Robert Kidd, Dean of the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy; B.S., University of Tennessee; M.S., University of Tennessee; PharmD, University of Tennessee; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Andrew P. Kulp, Director of University Libraries; B.A., Columbia International University; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh

Hanan Kallash, Executive Director of Wellness Center and Counseling Center, FNP-BC; M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., UMBC

Marguerite Landenburger, Director of Grants and Research; B.A., Towson University

Rakene Lee, Director of Human Resources; B.S., Park University; M.A., Webster University 

Hakeem Leonard, Assistant Provost for Inclusion, Diversity & Equity; B.A., Morehouse College; M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University

Lisa Levinson, Interim Dean of the School of Nursing; B.S.N., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania

Amanda Levy, Director of Campus Events and Athletic Facilities; B.A., M.Ed., Bowling Green State University

Bridget Lyons, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics; B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.Ed and Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Matt Levy, Director of Campus Recreation and Wellness; B.S., State University of New York at Brockport; M.S., State University of New York at Cortland

Bridget Lyons, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics; B.A., Saint Michael’s College; M.Ed and Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University

Jeffrey Marlatt, Interim Dean of Shenandoah Conservatory; B.M., Butler University; M.M., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Temple University

Younus Mirza, Director, Global Virtual Learning; B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University

Greeley Myers, Assistant Vice President for Advancement; Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations and Annual Giving; B.A., McMurry University; M.T.S., Duke University; EdD,Walden University 

David Obleas, Interim Director of Campus Safety

Suzanne O’Driscoll, Dean of Students and Well-Being; B.A., Marist College; M.A., Iona College; D.Prof., Shenandoah University

Holli Phillips, Director of Student Support Services; B.S., Old Dominion University; M.A., American Public University

Fritz Polite, Associate Vice President of Student Leadership and Development; B.A., Simpson College; M.P.A., The University of Oklahoma; M.P.A., Troy State University; Ph.D., The Florida State University

Michele Pye, Interim Director of the Division of Athletic Training, B.S., University of Pittsburgh; M.S, Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Amy Sarch, Associate Provost; B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.A., Ph.D., Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Anne Schempp, Director of Physician Assistant Studies; B.S., Saint Francis University; MPAS, Saint Francis University; Ed.D., Northeastern University

Rose A. Schmieg, Interim Dean of the School of Health Professions; B.S., West Chester University; M.S., Beaver College; D.H.Sc., University of St. Augustine

Barry G. Schnoor, Director of Physical Plant; B.A., University of Nebraska; M.U.E.P., University of Virginia

Cathy F. Shanholtz, Director of the Division of Occupational Therapy; B.S., M.Ed., Pennsylvania State University; O.T.D., George Washington University

Astrid Sheil, Dean of the School of Business; B.S., Georgetown University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Amy N. Sine, Assistant Dean of Student Success & Enrollment Management; B.M., Radford University; M.S., Shenandoah University

Michael J. Stepniak, Executive Dean for Creativity and the Arts; B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.M., New England Conservatory; M.M., Northwestern University; M.M., Peabody Conservatory at Johns Hopkins University; Ed.D., Harvard University Graduate School of Education

Devon Taylor, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer; B.A., West Virginia University; M.A., Shepherd University; Ed.D., Shenandoah University

Andrew B. Woodall, Assistant Vice President for Admissions & Recruitment; B.S., George Mason University; M.S.W., University of Maryland - Baltimore

Patricia Young, Executive Director of Industry and Economic Engagement