University Leadership and Offices

Office of the President

  • Christopher A. Capuano, PhD, 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, MA, Senior Paralegal, Operations
  • Martha C. Young, BS, Assistant to the General Counsel

Office of Communications

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

Office of University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

  • Gillian M. Small, PhD, University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Sam Michalowski, PhD, Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment
  • Catherine Kelley, PhD, Associate Provost for Educational Resources and Assessment
  • Jason Scorza, PhD, Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Jane Tsambis, MBA, University Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects
  • Minna Proctor, MFA, Editor-in-Chief of The Literary Review
  • Barbara Schutt, MBA, Director of Academic Budget and Planning

Office of International Education

  • Diana Cvitan, MAT, Director of Global Learning and Partnerships
  • Brian Swanzey, BA, Director of Study Abroad

University Core

  • Benjamin Freer, PhD, Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Kiron Sharma, PhD, Director, Florham Campus
  • James Gifford, PhD, Director, Vancouver Campus
  • Michele Barto, EdD, Director, Online/Off-Campus Programs

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

  • Sandra Selick, PhD, University Director of Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Center for Instructional Design

  • David Lavoie, PhD, University Director of Center for Instructional Design

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

  • James Gifford, PhD, Director, Editorial Committee

Library Services

  • Ana Fontoura, MS, MLS, University Librarian
  • Kathleen Stein-Smith, PhD, Associate University Librarian and Director of Public Services, Frank Giovatto Library, Metropolitan Campus
  • Maria Kocylowsky, MA, MLS, Associate University Librarian and Director of Business, Hackensack Libraries, Metropolitan Campus
  • Nicole Potdevin, MA, MLIS, 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, MBA, EdD, 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, CPA, MS, Associate Vice President for Finance
  • Frank Lawson, MBA, Director of Budgeting Services
  • Juliette Brooks, BS, University Director of Purchasing
  • Catherine Bonilla, CPA, MS, Controller
  • Gregory Sarajian, MBA, Manager of Accounts Payable
  • Aeda Ghandour-Khamis, MBA, Manager of Credit and Collections/Student Loan

Office of Vice President for Facilities and Auxiliary Services

  • Richard Frick, MEd, Vice President for Facilities and Auxiliary Services

Facilities Planning

  • Heidi Fichtenbaum, BED, 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, MAS, 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, MAS, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services
  • Aurora Bugallo, MA, University Registrar

Office of Human Resources

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

Office of Information Resources and Technology

  • Neal Sturm, MBA, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Saul Kleinman, BA, Associate Vice President for Management Information Systems
  • Stuart Alper, BS, University Director of University Systems and Networking
  • Manish Wadhwa, MBA, University Director of Academic Technologies
  • Robert Pelech, BS, Director of Computing Services
  • Kimberly Hart, Manager of Telephone and Voice Services
  • Lane Goldstein, University Director of Access Technologies and Special Projects
  • James Lebo, MS, 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, PhD, Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness
  • Traci Banks, BS, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
  • Nancy Matthews-Zwemmer, MBA, University Director of Branding and Marketing
  • Anita Rivers, MA, Director of Community Relations
  • Elizabeth Dikovics, Special Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment, Planning, and Effectiveness

Office of Admissions

  • Andrew Ippolito, MSEd, University Director of Undergraduate Admissions
  • Coleen Curtis, BA, University Director of Undergraduate Admissions Operations
  • Susan Brooman, BA, University Director of Graduate Admissions
  • Gayathri Attiken, MBA, University Director of International Enrollment

Office of Financial Aid

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

Office of Career Development

  • Donna Robertson, MA, University Director of Career Development
  • Ryan Stalgaitis, EdM, Florham Campus Director of Career Development

Office of Veterans Services

  • Martha Papson Garcia, BA, Director of Veterans Services

Office of University Advancement

  • Richard P. Reiss, BS, Senior Vice President for University Advancement
  • Karen Ann Lewis, PhD, Associate Vice President for University Advancement
  • Christopher S. Groff, MS, Assistant Vice President of Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • Kenneth Lam, EdM, Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Development
  • Delia Grace Perez, MA, Director of Planned Giving
  • Laura R. Reynolds, MBA, Director of Special Events
  • Anne Sherber, BA, Director of Advancement Communications



Office of Florham Campus Executive

  • Brian Mauro, PhD, Campus Executive
  • Marc DeBoer, BS, Deputy to the Florham Campus Executive

Offices and centers

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

Office of the Dean of Students

  • Robin Williamson, PhD, Dean of Students
  • Pamela Messina, MA, Associate Dean of Students
  • Sandra Gilot-West, MEd, Associate Dean of Students

Office of Metropolitan Campus Executive

  • Steve Nelson, JD, MBA, Campus Executive
  • S. Craig Mourton, MPS, Deputy Campus Executive
  • Angela DePoalo, MAS, Senior Assistant to the Campus Executive
  • Beth Reuse, MEd, Assistant to the Campus Executive for External Room Reservations and Special Projects

Offices and centers

  • Andrea Mosca, MA, Director of Academic Advisement Center
  • Margaret Roidi, PhD, Director of Academic Resource Center
  • Marjorie A. Hall, MA, Director of Educational Opportunity Fund
  • Catherine Liggett, BS, Interim Director of Athletics Division I
  • Samuel J. Raphalides, PhD, Director, Global Scholars
  • Anthony Mastropietro, Director of Community College Partnerships
  • Stephanie Ulrich, PhD, Director, Center for Psychological Services
  • David A. Miles, MS, Director, Office of Public Safety
  • Jim Om, Director, Campus Ministry
  • Alice Mills, PhD, Co-director of Counseling Service, Student Counseling and Psychological Services
  • David Mednick, PsyD, Co-director of Counseling Service, Student Counseling and Psychological Services
  • Douglas Borkowski, MD, Medical Director, Student Health Services
  • April Quatrano, FNP-BC, Director of Student Health Services

Regional Center for Learning Disabilities

  • Mary L. Farrell, PhD, University Director
  • Barbara Byrnes, MBA, Director, Metropolitan Campus
  • Mary L. Hebert, PhD, Director, Florham Campus
  • Grace Hottinger, Coordinator of Admissions

Office of the Dean of Students

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

Vancouver Campus

British Columbia, Canada

  • Wilfred J. Zerbe, PhD, Campus Executive
  • David O’Reilly, MBA, Deputy Campus Executive


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

Wroxton College

Oxfordshire, England

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