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

S. David Wu, PhDProvost and Executive Vice President Laura Bell
Michelle Marks, PhDVice Provost for Academic AffairsLaura Harrison
Claudio Cioffi-Revilla, PhDVice President for Research and Economic Development (Interim) 703-993-2268
Rose Pascarell, MAVice President for University LifeDolores Peck
Solon Simmons, PhDVice President for Global Strategy (Interim)Richena Purnell-Sayle
Renate Guilford, MPAAssociate Provost for Enrollment Planning and Administration

Diane Jordan

Kimberly Eby, PhDAssociate Provost for Faculty Development and Director, Center for Teaching ExcellenceAshleen Gayda
Cody Edwards, PhDAssociate Provost for Graduate EducationSusan Woodruff
Joy Hughes, PhDInterim President and Provost, Mason Korea
Kris Smith, PhDAssociate Provost for Institutional Research and ReportingSamantha McCullough
Yehuda Lukacs, PhDAssociate Provost for International Programs and Director, Center for Global EducationShanaz Tihal
Janette Muir, PhDAssociate Provost for Undergraduate EducationHermione Pickett
Mike Laskofski, MBAAssociate Vice President of Research Operations [Office of Sponsored Programs]


John ZenelisDean of the Libraries and University LibrarianDebra Hogan
Claudia Rector, PhDAssistant Provost for Academic AffairsLaura Harrison
Kathleen Johnson, MBAAssistant Vice President, Regional CampusesTracy Shevlin
Jana Hurley, MAAssistant Vice President, University LifeKatherine Aghamiri
Pam Patterson, MSAssociate Vice President and Dean of StudentsKatherine Aghamiri
Stephen Nodine, PhDDirector, Distance EducationSandra Price
Stephanie Hazel, PhDActing Director, Office of Institutional AssessmentKaren Manley
Annie Hunt Burriss, EdDExecutive Officer, Prince William CampusDeborah Weitzman-Ward
Andrew Wingfield, MFAFaculty Fellow for Sustainability703-993-4307
About the Office of the Provost
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Organization and Staff
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