2014-2015 catalog 
    Mar 19, 2018  
2014-2015 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



Office of the Chancellor

Mary K. Grant Chancellor
B.A., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Brandeis University
Jeffrey J. Brown Chief Information Officer
B.A., University of South Florida
Greg Carter Associate Vice Chancellor for External Relations
M.A., Miami University; M.B.A., Southern Methodist University; B.A., Bradley University
Catherine Ann Frank Executive Director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
B.A., M.A.,Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  
Paul David Gardner Executive Director of the N.C. Center for Health and Wellness
B.S., M.A., Appalachian State University, D.A., Middle Tennessee State University  
Deborah Griffith Associate Vice Chancellor for Communication and Marketing
B.A., Wake Forest University   
Nicole Norian Director of Human Resources / Affirmative Action Officer
A.A., Grand View College; B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Drake University
Heather Parlier General Counsel
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D., City University of New York School of Law
Christine Riley Chief of Staff
B.A., Averett College; M.A., Antioch New England Graduate School
William M. Spellman Executive Director of COPLAC
B.S., Suffolk University; Ph.D., Syracuse University
Monique Taylor Director of Internal Audit
B.A., University of District of Columbia; M.Ed., Howard University; M.A., Florida Atlantic University

University Advancement

Elizabeth R. Bagwell Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
B.S.W., East Tennessee State University; M.A., Western Carolina University
Sallie Broach Leadership Gifts Officer
B.A., Queens University; M.A. Western Carolina University
James C. Carter Senior Annual Gifts Officer
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
Cynthia Clarke Executive Director of the UNC Asheville Family Business Forum
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Brian P. Davis Director of University Events
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
Julie C. Heinitsh Assistant Vice Chancellor of Planned Giving and Major Gifts
B.S., Southwestern University; M.Ed., Vanderbilt University
Laura Herndon Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
B.A., Wake Forest University; J.D., Samford University
John Liposchak Director of Advancement Services
B.A., Wofford College  
Pete McDaniel Interim Director of Alumni Relations
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
Caroline Noor Gifts Officer for Special Programs
B.A., Appalachian State University; M.P.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Phyllis Stiles Director of Foundation Relations
B.A., Mars Hill College; M.S., Western Carolina University
Sophia Ungert Major Gifts Officer
B.A., Tufts University 

Academic Affairs

Joseph Urgo Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
B.A., Haverford College;  M.A.L.S., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University
Gwen McNeill Ashburn Dean of Humanities
A.B., Queens College; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
C. Patrick Bahls Director of the Honors Program
B.S. University of Denver; M.S., Ph.D. Vanderbilt University
Holly Beveridge Director of Cultural Events and Special Academic Programs
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville  
Annie Burton Executive Director for School and Community Engagement
B.A., Harvard University  
Patricia E. Catterfeld Director of Academic Budgeting
A.A.S., Tompkins Cortland Community College; B.A., University of Michigan; M.S., State University of New York College at Cortland  
Richard Steven Chess Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
B.A., Glassboro State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida  
Joyce Hubbard Davis Director of the Teaching Fellows Program
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.Ed., University of North Carolina Charlotte; Ed.D., University of North Carolina Greensboro
Leah M. Dunn University Librarian 
B.A., M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jessica Dunsmore Director of Institutional Effectiveness
B.A., Tennessee Wesleyan College; Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
James F. Fox Director of the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center
B.S., University of Missouri; M.I.T., American Intercontinental University
Shannon Earle Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan College
Lisa Friedenberg Director of Academic Assessment
B.A., University of Rochester; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University  
Archer R. Gravely Director of Institutional Research
B.S., Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.Ed., North Carolina State University  
Mark Lee Harvey Director of the Undergraduate Research Program
B.A., University of Iowa; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University  
Tommy Hays Director of the Great Smokies Writing Program
B.A., Furman University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College
Melissa Jayne Himelein Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Edward Joseph Katz Associate Provost and Dean of University Programs
B.A., University of Washington; B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester
Joshua Kaufman Assistant Director of Disability Services and Learning Support
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.S., Radford University
Peter W. Kendrick Director of the Parsons Mathematics Lab 
B.S., M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook  
Jeffrey Michael Konz Dean of Social Sciences
B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Keith Eric Krumpe Dean of Natural Sciences
B.S., Allegheny College; Ph.D., Emory University
Patricia P. McClellan Assistant Provost for Academic Administration
B.A., Randolph-Macon Woman’s College; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University
Deborah Miles  Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
B.A., Hendrix College  
Marlane K. Mowitz Director of Center for Career Development
B.S., University of Nebraska; M.A., Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado
Bonnie Parker Director of Study Abroad Programs
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., School for International Training
Debbie Race Registrar
B.S., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.B.A., Western Carolina University
Alicia H. Shope Associate Registrar
B.S., North Carolina State University
Deaver Traywick, Jr. Director of the University Writing Center and Tutoring
B.A., Davidson College; M.F.A., University of South Carolina 
Gerard Voos Director of Graduate Studies, Continuing Education, and Sponsored Programs
B.S., University Kentucky; M.S.,Colorado State; Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
Nancy C. Williams Coordinator of Professional Education Programs
B.A., Mars Hill College; M.Ed., Western Carolina University

Student Affairs

William K. Haggard Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
B.M.E., Florida State University; M.A., University of South Florida; Ed.D., Florida State University
Vollie R. Barnwell Director of Housing and Student Life Operations
B.S. Mars Hill College
Eric S. Boyce Assistant Vice Chancellor for Public Safety 
B. A., Winston-Salem State University; M.P.A., Appalachian State University
Jay Cutspec Director of Student Health and Counseling
B.A., University of Buffalo; M.S., Duke University
Melanie R. Fox Director of Residential Education
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A. Western Carolina University 
Stephanie Franklin Director of Transition and Parent Programs 
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.Ed., Western Carolina University
Dahlia Hylton Director of the Intercultural Center and Multicultural Student Programs
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., Auburn University
Lisé Kloeppel                   Director of the Key Center for Community Citizenship and Service Learning
B.S., Missouri State University; M.F.A., Arizona State University
Jacquelyn Carr McHargue Dean of Students
B.S.W. Florida State University; M.Ed. Clemson University
Jill N. Moffitt Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
B.S., New Mexico State University; M.S., Ball State University; Ed.D., University of Vermont
Debra Schwartz Director of Campus Recreation
B.S., Old Dominion University; M.A., University of Maryland
Robert Straub Director of International Student Services
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville; M.A., Kent State University  
David Weldon Director of Emergency Management
B.S., Western Carolina University  
Nancy A. Yeager Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Administration
B.S., Bucknell University; M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Finance and Operations

John G. Pierce Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations
B.S., Wake Forest University
Suzanne W. Bryson Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance
B.B.A., James Madison University
Joy Flora  Business Officer
B.S., Valparaiso University; M.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., Western Carolina University  
Clayton Fogg, Jr. Director of Budget
B.S., University of South Alabama
Joel Knisley Senior Buyer
B.S., Mars Hill College
Sonia Marcus Director of Sustainability
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., Ohio University
Brenda L. McKinney Director of Business Services
A.A.S., Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, B.S., Mars Hill College
Karen Shaw Controller
B.S., University of North Carolina Asheville
David F. Todd Director of Facilities Management and Planning
B.S., North Carolina State University

Athletics and University Enterprises

Janet R. Cone Senior Administrator for University Enterprises and Director of Athletics
B.A., Furman University; I.M.A., University of South Carolina
Omar Ahmad Director of Sport Performance
B.S., University of North Carolina Asheville; M.A., University of North Carolina Pembroke
Betty Blose Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics / Annual Alumni Gifts Officer
B.S., M.S., James Madison University
Judith Bohan Budget Officer
B.A., Agnes Scott College
Terri D. Brne    Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Operations
B.S., Illinois State University, M Ed. Tarleton State University
Brady Buresh Facilities Manager
B.A., Simpson College; M.S., Western Illinois University
Michelle Demko Head Coach, Women’s Soccer
B.S., University of Maryland
Scott Friedholm Head Coach, Baseball
B.A., Providence College  
Mike Gore Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs
B.S., Appalachian State University
Lise Gregory Head Coach, Women’s Tennis
B.S., University of Miami
Tom Hand Head Coach, Men’s Tennis
B.S., Louisiana State University
Rebecca Nelms Keil Director of Student Athlete Services
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.Ed., Western Carolina University
Matt Kern Head Coach, Men’s Soccer
B.A., Hartwick College  
Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick Head Coach, Women’s Basketball
B.A., M.A., Wake Forest University
Elizabeth Lykins Head Coach, Women’s Swimming
B.S., College of Charleston, M.S., Georgia Southern University
Nicholas McDevitt Head Coach, Men’s Basketball
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville
Jesse Norman Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A.Ed, Western Carolina University
Matt Pellegrin Director of Athletics Media Communications
B.S., Mississippi State University  
Frederico Santos Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville   
Erin Spence Director of Marketing, Promotions and Fan Engagement
B.S., Indiana University; M.Ed., University of Arkansas
Harmon Turner Director of Ticket Sales and Fan Engagement Assistant
B.S., Clemson University
Tim White Director of Sports Medicine
B.S., Cumberland University; M.S., Middle Tennessee State University
Jeffrey D. Wilcox Faculty Athletic Representative
B.S., Hope College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison