Organization and Staff

Academic Organization in the University

The Executive Vice President and Provost oversees instruction, research, student affairs, and all of the administrative activities associated with these ventures. The organization chart identifies the top-level divisions in the university’s academic structure.


Senior Staff

NameTitle/OfficeAssistant/Phone
S. David Wu, PhDProvost and Executive Vice President Laura Bell
703-993-8776
Michelle Marks, PhDVice Provost for Academic AffairsLaura Harrison
703-993-8705
Vikas Chandhoke, PhDVice President for Research and Economic DevelopmentDonna Sherrard
703-993-2268
Rose Pascarell, MAVice President for University LifeDolores Peck
703-993-8760
Solon Simmons, PhDVice President for Global Strategy (Interim)Richena Purnell-Sayle
703-993-9630
Renate Guilford, MPAAssociate Provost for Enrollment Planning and Administration

Diane Jordan
703-993-8767

Kimberly Eby, PhDAssociate Provost for Faculty Development and Director, Center for Teaching ExcellenceAshleen Gayda
703-993-8652
Cody Edwards, PhDAssociate Provost for Graduate EducationSusan Woodruff
703-993-5287
Karen Gentemann, EdDAssociate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness [Office of Institutional Assessment]Karen Manley
703-993-8834
Joy Hughes, PhDInterim President and Provost, Mason Korea
Kris Smith, PhDAssociate Provost for Institutional Research and ReportingSamantha McCullough
703-993-8839
Yehuda Lukacs, PhDAssociate Provost for International Programs and Director, Center for Global EducationShanaz Tihal
703-993-2154
Janette Muir, PhDAssociate Provost for Undergraduate EducationHermione Pickett
703-993-5287
Mike Laskofski, MBAAssociate Vice President of Research Operations [Office of Sponsored Programs]

703-993-4573

John ZenelisDean of the Libraries and University LibrarianDebra Hogan
703-993-2491
Claudia Rector, PhDAssistant Provost for Academic AffairsLaura Harrison
703-993-8705
Kathleen Johnson, MBAAssistant Vice President, Regional CampusesTracy Shevlin
703-993-9755
Jana Hurley, MAAssistant Vice President, University LifeKatherine Aghamiri
703-993-8907
Pam Patterson, MSAssociate Vice President and Dean of StudentsKatherine Aghamiri
703-993-8907
Stephen Nodine, PhDDirector, Distance EducationLindsey Lowenberg
703-993-5287
Annie Hunt Burriss, EdDExecutive Officer, Prince William CampusDeborah Weitzman-Ward
703-993-1621
Andrew Wingfield, MFAFaculty Fellow for Sustainability703-993-4307
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