Office of the President

Jo Ellen Parker

President of the College

A.B. Bryn Mawr College; M.A. University of Kansas; Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania


Christy C. Cole

Director of Institutional Research

B.S. Methodist College; M.S. Capella University


Louise S. Zingaro ’80

Vice President and Chief of Staff

A.B. Sweet Briar College


Academic Affairs

Amy Jessen-Marshall

Dean of the College, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Biology

B.S. Gustavus Adolphus College; Ph.D. University of Minnesota


Jill N. Granger

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Chemistry

B.S. Illinois State University; Ph.D. Purdue University


Tiffany N. Cummings

Director of International Studies

B.A. University of Massachusetts at Amherst; M.A., D.A. State University of New York at Albany


John G. Jaffe

Director of Libraries and Integrated Information Systems, Professor

B.A. University of the South; M.A., M.S.L.S. Villanova University; Ph.D. Simmons College


Kelly Kraft-Meyer

Director of Academic Advising

B.S., M.B.A. Russell Sage College


Karol A. Lawson ’81

Director of Art Collection and Galleries

A.B. Sweet Briar College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Virginia


Deborah L. Powell


B.A. Longwood College


Margaret A. Scouten

Director of Junior Year in France and Associate Professor of French

B.A. Lemoyne College; M.A. State University of New York at Buffalo; Ph.D. State University of New York at Albany


Maria Celeste Delgado-Librero

Director of Junior Year in Spain and Assistant Professor of Spanish

Licenciatura Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; M.A., Ph.D. University of Virginia


Kelly Morrison

Director of Athletics and Assistant Professor of Physical Education and Athletics

B.S. Southwest Missouri State University; M.S. University of Iowa


Co-Curricular Life

Cheryl L. Steele

Vice President/Dean of Co-Curricular Life

B.S., M.Ed. University of Montevallo


Robyn H. Sanderson

Assistant Dean of First Year and Sophomore Student Programs

B.S. Converse College; M.Ed. Clemson University



Louise Zingaro

Interim Dean of Enrollment Management

A.B. Sweet Briar College


Grace Loughhead

Director of Recruitment

A.B. Sweet Briar College


Barbara (Bobbi) Carpenter

Director of Financial Aid

B.A. Shenandoah University


Alumnae and Development

Heidi Hansen McCrory

Vice President of Alumnae and Development

B.F.A. Southern Methodist; M.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Media, Marketing and Communications

Christy Jackson

Director of Media, Marketing and Communications

B.S., M.S. Radford University


Finance and Administration

Scott Shank, C.P.A.

Vice President for Finance and Administration

B.A. Principia College, M.B.A. Stetson University


Gail Payne

Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration

B.A. Mary Washington College; M.Ad. Lynchburg College


David Gardner

Director of Campus Safety

B.S. Empire State College 


Carolyn Burton

Director of Human Resources

B.S. Clarkson University


Steve Bailey

Director of Physical Plant

 B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University