University Leadership and Offices

Office of the President

  • Christopher A. Capuano, Ph.D., President of the University
  • Jeanne Mazzolla, Assistant to the President
  • Barbara Dawson, Special Assistant to the Office of the President

Office of General Counsel

  • Edward Silver, Esq., General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
  • Carol Rosensteel, M.A., Senior Paralegal, Operations
  • Martha C. Young, B.S., Assistant to the General Counsel

Office of Communications

  • Angelo Carfagna, M.A., Associate Vice President for Communications
  • Dina Schipper, B.A., Executive Director of Communications and News
  • Carol T. Black, M.A., Director of University Publications
  • William R. Kennedy, M.A.S., Director of Web Operations
  • Kenneth O’Boyle, B.S., General Manager of WFDU-FM
  • Hector L. Torres, M.F.A., University Designer

Office of University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

  • Gillian M. Small, Ph.D., University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Norina Lapp, Assistant to the University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Sam Michalowski, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment
  • Catherine Kelley, Ph.D., Associate Provost for Educational Resources and Assessment
  • Jason Scorza, Ph.D., Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Jane Tsambis, M.B.A., University Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects
  • Minna Proctor, M.F.A., Editor-in-Chief of The Literary Review
  • Barbara Schutt, M.F.A., Director of Academic Budget and Planning

Office of International Education

  • Diana Cvitan, M.A.T., Director of Global Learning and Partnerships
  • Brian Swanzey, B.A., Director of Study Abroad

University Core

  • Benjamin Freer, Ph.D., Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Kiron Sharma, Ph.D., Director, Florham Campus
  • James Gifford, Ph.D., Director, Vancouver Campus

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

  • Sandra Selick, Ph.D., University Director of Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Center for Instructional Design

  • David Lavoie, Ph.D., University Director of Center for Instructional Design

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

  • James Gifford, Ph.D., Director, Editorial Committee

Library Services

  • Ana Fontoura, M.S., M.L.S., University Librarian
  • Kathleen Stein-Smith, Ph.D., Associate University Librarian and Director of Public Services, Frank Giovatto Library, Metropolitan Campus
  • Maria Kocylowsky, M.A., M.L.S., Associate University Librarian and Director of Business, Hackensack Libraries, Metropolitan Campus
  • Nicole Potdevin, M.A., M.L.I.S., Acting Director of Public Services, John and Joan Monninger Center for Learning and Research, Florham Campus

Office of Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration

  • Hania Ferrara, M.B.A., Ed.D., Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Lisa Carnevale, Special Assistant to Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Gail Lemaire, University Risk Manager

Office of Finance

  • Frank N. Barra, C.P.A., M.S., Associate Vice President for Finance
  • Frank Lawson, M.B.A., Director of Budgeting Services
  • Juliette Brooks, B.S., University Director of Purchasing
  • James Pierce, M.B.A., Controller
  • Gregory Sarajian, B.A., Manager of Accounts Payable
  • Aeda Ghandour-Khamis, M.B.A., Manager of Credit and Collections/Student Loan

Office of Vice President for Facilities and Auxiliary Services

  • Richard Frick, M.Ed., Vice President for Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Facilities Planning

  • Heidi Fichtenbaum, B.E.D., Senior Project Manager Facilities Operations
  • Michael DiArchangel, MEP Manager, Florham Campus
  • Michael Ervelli, Buildings and Grounds Manager, Florham Campus
  • Peter Bonasia, Director of Facilities, Metropolitan Campus
  • Augusto Paule, MEP Manager, Metropolitan Campus
  • Michael Noe, Buildings and Grounds Manager, Metropolitan Campus

Auxiliary Services

  • Robert A. Valenti, M.A.S., Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services
  • Bookstore: Follett Higher Education Group
    • Andrew Egan, Manager, Florham Campus
    • Maureen Delaney, Manager, Metropolitan Campus
  • Food Service: Gourmet Dining Services, Inc.
    • Jeff Gourley, AOF, Director, Florham Campus
    • Brian Weinstein, Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Mail Room: The Millennium Group
    • Raymond Shafer, Bi-campus Manager
  • Copies Plus and Fleet Copier Services: Collegiate Press Co.
    • Richard Villanueva, Bi-campus Manager

Office of Enrollment Services

  • Carol Creekmore, M.A.S., Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services
  • Aurora Bugallo, M.A., University Registrar

Office of Human Resources

  • Rose D’Ambrosio, M.B.A., Vice President for Human Resources
  • Julie L. Friedman, B.A., Director of Payroll
  • Stefanie Miller, M.A., Director of Employee Benefits and Training
  • Barbara Leonaggeo, Manager of Employee Compensation
  • Patricia Miller, M.B.A., Manager of Employment

Office of Information Resources and Technology

  • Neal Sturm, M.B.A., Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Saul Kleinman, B.A., Associate Vice President for Management Information Systems
  • Stuart Alper, B.S., University Director of University Systems and Networking
  • Manish Wadhwa, M.B.A., University Director of Academic Technologies
  • Robert Pelech, B.S., Director of Computing Services
  • Kimberly Hart, Manager of Telephone and Voice Services
  • Lane Goldstein, University Director of Access Technologies and Special Projects
  • James Lebo, M.S., PMP, HDM, MCSE, University Director of IT Client Services, Support and Process Management

Office of Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness

  • Luke David Schultheis, Ph.D., Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness
  • Traci Banks, B.S., Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Anthony Mastropietro, Director of Community College Partnerships
  • Anita Rivers, M.A., Director of Community Relations
  • Elizabeth Dikovics, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness

Office of Admissions

  • Andrew Ippolito, M.S.Ed., University Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Coleen Curtis, B.A., University Director of Undergraduate Admissions Operations
  • Susan Brooman, B.A., University Director of Graduate and International Admissions

Office of Financial Aid

  • Renée Volak, M.M., University Director of Financial Aid
  • Emily Grant, M.A., Director of Financial Aid, Florham Campus
  • Carmen Ferrari, M.S., Director of Financial Aid, Metropolitan Campus
  • Theresa A. Coll, M.A., Director of Financial Aid Operations

Office of Career Development

  • Donna Robertson, M.A., University Director of Career Development
  • Ryan Stalgaitis, Ed.M., Florham Campus Director of Career Development

Office of International Student Services

  • James Deleppo, M.S.Ed., University Director

Office of Veterans Services

  • Martha Papson Garcia, M.B.A., Director of Veterans Services

Office of University Advancement

  • Richard P. Reiss, B.S., Senior Vice President for University Advancement
  • Christopher S. Groff, M.S., Assistant Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Karen Ann Lewis, Ph.D., Executive Director of One University Many Dreams
  • Kenneth Lam, Ed.M., Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Development
  • Delia Grace Perez, M.A., Director of Planned Giving
  • Laura R. Reynolds, M.B.A., Director of Special Events
  • Anne Sherber, B.A., Director of Advancement Communications



Office of Florham Campus Executive

  • Brian Mauro, Ph.D., Campus Executive
  • Marc DeBoer, B.S., Deputy to the Florham Campus Executive

Offices and centers

  • Darshan Shah, M.B.A., Director, Office of Academic and Disability Support Services
  • Jennifer Noon, M.A., Director, Athletics Division III
  • Marjorie A. Hall, M.A., Director, Educational Opportunity Fund
  • Bruce Peabody, Ph.D., Director, Florham Institute for Lifelong Learning
  • Joseph Vitiello, B.A., Campus Director, Public Safety
  • April Patrick, Ph.D., Director, Florham Campus, University Honors Programs
  • Eric Munoz, Director, Campus Ministry
  • Sarah Azavedo, M.A., Director, Office of Student Life
  • Stephanie Koempel, Ph.D., Director, Counseling Services
  • Susan Boisnier, R.N., M.S.N., A.P.N., Director, Student Health Services

Office of the Dean of Students

  • Robin Williamson, Ph.D., Dean of Students
  • Pamela Messina, M.A., Associate Dean of Students
  • Sandra Gilot-West, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Students

Office of Metropolitan Campus Executive

  • Steve Nelson, J.D., M.B.A., Campus Executive
  • S. Craig Mourton, M.P.S., Deputy Campus Executive
  • Angela DePoalo, M.A.S., Senior Assistant to the Campus Executive
  • Beth Reuse, M.Ed., Assistant to the Campus Executive for External Room Reservations and Special Projects

Offices and centers

  • Andrea Mosca, M.A., Director of Academic Advisement Center
  • Margaret Roidi, Ph.D., Director of Academic Resource Center
  • Marjorie A. Hall, M.A., Director of Educational Opportunity Fund
  • Catherine Liggett, B.S., Interim Director of Athletics Division I
  • Samuel J. Raphalides, Ph.D., Director, Global Scholars
  • Stephanie Ulrich, Ph.D., Director, Center for Psychological Services
  • David A. Miles, M.S., Director, Office of Public Safety
  • M. Patricia Warunek, Ph.D., Director, Metropolitan Campus, University Honors Program
  • Jim Om, Director, Campus Ministry
  • Alice Mills, Ph.D., Co-director of Counseling Service, Student Counseling and Psychological Services
  • David Mednick, Psy.D., Co-director of Counseling Service, Student Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Douglas Borkowski, M.D., Medical Director, Student Health Services
  • April Quatrano, F.N.P.-B.C., Director of Student Health Services

Regional Center for Learning Disabilities

  • Mary L. Farrell, Ph.D., University Director
  • Barbara Byrnes, M.B.A., Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Mary L. Hebert, Ph.D., Director, Florham Campus
  • Grace Hottinger, Coordinator of Admissions

Office of the Dean of Students

  • Vidal Lopez-Marrero, M.P.S., Dean of Students
  • Ruben C. Flores, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Students for Residence Life, Housing and Campus Ministries
  • Jessica O’Brien, M.Ed., Associate Dean of Students for Student Union and Campus Engagement

Vancouver Campus

British Columbia, Canada

  • Wilfred J. Zerbe, Ph.D., Campus Executive
  • David O’Reilly, M.B.A., Deputy Campus Executive


  • Natalia Kharitonova, Ph.D., Director of Admissions
  • Ajay Garg, Ph.D., Coordinator of Individualized Studies
  • Vasudevan Janarthanan, Ph.D., Coordinator of Information Technology
  • Arlette Hernandez Pulido, B.A., Director of Enrollment Services
  • David O’Reilly, M.B.A., Director of Learning Resources and Support and Business Manager
  • Amy Yan, M.A.S., Director of Marketing and Recruitment
  • Ajay Garg, Ph.D., Associate Director of Master of Administrative Science
  • Jobin Mojtabavi, M.A.S., Director of Student Services
  • Jonn Martell, B.Sc., Director of Technical Operations
  • James Gifford, Ph.D., Director of University Core
  • Gudrun Dreher, Ph.D., Director of Global Scholars

Wroxton College

Oxfordshire, England

  • Nicholas D.J. Baldwin, Ph.D., Dean and Director of Operations