President’s Advisory Council

The President’s Advisory Council (PAC) is made up of the President’s Office staff, senior administrators and key staff members who work with the President’s Office on college operations, academics, alumni affairs, enrollment, student life, athletics, marketing, communications and development.

John P. Marsden, PhD


Mary Elizabeth Stivers
Vice President of Academic Affairs


Leah Barth Rice
Vice President of Finance


Ellen D. Gregory
Vice President, Marketing & Communications


Rusty Kennedy
Vice President for Athletics and Admissions


Salah Shakir
Dean of Online Admissions and University Technology


Tim Culver
Vice President of Advancement

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