President’s Council

From left to right: Tim Klocko, Nicole Whitehead, Kelly Kraft-Meyer, Mary Pope Maybank Hutson, President Phillip C. Stone, Nancyellen Keane, Pam DeWeese and Bill Allen

From left to right: Tim Klocko, Nicole Whitehead, Kelly Kraft-Meyer, Mary Pope Maybank Hutson, President Phillip C. Stone, Nancyellen Keane, Pam DeWeese and Bill Allen

Sweet Briar College’s president’s council is composed of the senior officers in each division of the College. The council works with the president and the board of directors to keep the College running smoothly.

Bill Allen

Bill AllenVice President for Enrollment Management

P | 434-381-6142
F | 434-381-6152
E |
O | Admissions Office | Admissions House | Second Floor

Pam DeWeese

Pam DeWeeseDean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of Spanish

P | 434-381-6205
F | 434-381-6489
E |
O | Dean’s Office | Fletcher Hall | First Floor

  • Announcement: College names Pam DeWeese interim dean
  • Chief academic officer of the College
  • Overall responsibility for all academic operations
  • Academic program and personnel evaluation
  • Curriculum and faculty development activities
  • Liaison to the educational programs committee of the board of directors
  • Budgetary responsibility for all academic departments, programs and academic support functions

Mary Pope Maybank Hutson ’83

Mary Pope M. HutsonVice President for Alumnae Relations and Development

P | 434-381-6272
F | 434-381-6132
E |
O | Alumnae Relations and Development Office | Boxwood Alumnae House | First Floor

  • Announcement: Sweet Briar names VP for alumnae relations and development
  • Works with the president and the board of directors to devise and establish policies for alumnae and development
  • Serves as advisor to the president regarding alumnae relations and development for the College
  • Responsible for designing and implementing programs that encourage financial and volunteer support of the College

Nancyellen Keane ’78

Nancyellen KeaneVice President for Administration
General Counsel

P | 434-381-6506
F | 434-381-6288
E |
O | Administration and General Counsel’s Office | Fletcher Hall | First Floor

  • Announcement: President appoints Nancyellen Keane VP and general counsel
  • Serves as principal aide to the president
  • Liaison to the board of directors
  • Coordinates College-wide strategic planning
  • Works with the president to plan and oversee campuswide strategic initiatives and special projects
  • Coordinates relationships with key external constituencies such as alumnae, local community and state and regional associations
  • Interfaces with governmental and regulatory agencies
  • Reviews contracts and other legal documents

Tim Klocko

Tim KlockoVice President for Finance and Treasurer

P | 434-381-6208
F | 434-381-6486
E |
O | Business Office | Prothro Hall | Third Floor

  • Announcement: Sweet Briar names VP for finance and treasurer
  • Chief financial and administrative officer of the College
  • Responsible for operation of the business office, campus safety, dining services, hospitality, post office, telecom, human resources and physical plant
  • Chairs committees on faculty housing, safety, land use and landscape
  • Administrative liaison on the board of directors’ investments, finance, buildings and grounds and audit committees

Kelly Kraft-Meyer

Kelly Kraft-MeyerDean of Student Life and Academic Support
Director of Academic Advising
Director of the Academic Resource Center (ARC)

P | 434-381-6134
E |
O | Student Life Office | Prothro Hall | Second Floor

  • Announcement: Sweet Briar announces new dean of student life
  • Provides leadership and support for all student life programs and activities
  • Works with the dean of the Faculty and other staff at Sweet Briar to design and facilitate an educational experience in which students actively engage and integrate their learning both in and out of the classroom
  • Oversees residence life and housing, First-Year and Sophomore Programs, student involvement and programs, the Sweet Briar Outdoor Program, health and counseling services, career services and campus student employment, spiritual life and other co-curricular programs
  • Advises students on academic issues
  • Coordinates all pre-major academic advising and academic components of orientation

Nicole Whitehead

Nicole WhiteheadDirector of Human Resources and Community Engagement

P | 434-381-6510
E |
O | Human Resources Office | Fletcher Hall | Lower Level

  • Announcement: Sweet Briar names new human resources director
  • Ensures all human resources efforts and initiatives are integrated and effective in supporting the overall mission, goals and objectives of the institution
  • Participates in institutional planning and decision-making, in addition to broad administrative leadership
  • Provides comprehensive human resources services, including efforts for recruitment, benefits/ERISA, community engagement, retention and development for all faculty and staff
  • Develops employee policy, interpretation and education for compliance with all applicable local, federal and state employment laws