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University of North Carolina at Asheville    
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration


 

Office of the Chancellor

   
Mary K. Grant Chancellor
B.A., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Brandeis University
   
Luke Bukoski Interim Director of Communication and Marketing
B.S., East Carolina University; M.B.A., Western Carolina University
   
Greg Carter Associate Vice Chancellor for External Relations
M.A., Miami University; M.B.A., Southern Methodist University; B.A., Bradley University
   
Heather Parlier General Counsel
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; J.D., City University of New York School of Law
   
William M. Spellman Executive Director for Liberal Arts Affairs and 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
   
Darin J. Waters Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Outreach and Engagement
B.S., Liberty University; M.A., North Carolina State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Clifton Williams Assistant General Counsel
B.S., Appalachian State University; J.D., North Carolina Central University School of Law
 

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 for 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
   
Laura Simmelink Director of Alumni Relations
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville  
   
Sophia Ungert Major Gifts Officer
B.A., Tufts University 
   
Lesley Urgo Prospect Research Coordinator
B.A., The College of Wooster; M.A., Brown 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  
   
Jeffrey J. Brown Chief Information Officer
B.A., University of South Florida  
   
Annie Burton Executive Director for School and Community Engagement
B.A., Harvard University  
   
Richard Steven Chess Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
B.A., Glassboro State College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida  
   
Leah M. Dunn University Librarian 
B.A., M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Shannon Earle Senior Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
B.S., Tennessee Wesleyan College
   
James F. Fox Director of the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center
B.S., University of Missouri; M.I.T., American Intercontinental University
   
Catherine Ann Frank  Executive Director for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
B.A., M.A.,Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
   
Michael Gass Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning
B.A., Carson-Newman College; B.S., Georgia College and State University; Ph.D., Duke 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
   
Lynne M. Horgan Registrar
B.B.A., M.B.A., M.Ed., Hofstra University  
   
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 Director of Accessibility Services
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.S., Radford University
   
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 the Center for Diversity Education
B.A., Hendrix College  
   
Stacey Millett Executive Director of the N.C. Center for Health and Wellness
B.A., Wesleyan University; M.S., Newhouse School of Communications; M.B.A., Carlson School of Management
   
Marlane K. Mowitz Director of the 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
   
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
   
Marcus Webb Associate Director of Admissions
A.A., Young Harris College; B.A., Brevard College
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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.H.S., Duke University
   
Melanie R. Fox Associate Dean of Students
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., Auburn University; M.S. Troy University; M.Ed., Ph.D., Auburn 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  
   
Stan Sweeney Director of Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership
B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.S., Eastern Illinois 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
 
 

Administration and Finance

   
John G. Pierce Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
B.S., Wake Forest University
   
Suzanne W. Bryson Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance
B.B.A., James Madison University
   
Joy Flora  Budget and Auxiliary Administration Liaison 
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
   
Mary Hall Controller
B.S., Georgia State University
   
Joel Knisley Senior Buyer
B.S., Mars Hill College
   
John Liposchak Business Officer
B.A., Wofford 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
   
Nicole Norian Director of Human Resources / Affirmative Action Officer 
A.A., Grand View College; B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Drake University 
   
David F. Todd Director of Campus Operations
B.S., North Carolina State University
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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 Head Coach, Strength and Conditioning
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 / Senior Women’s Adminstrator for Athletics
B.S., Illinois State University, M Ed. Tarleton State University
   
Diane Buzzini Director of University Enterprises and Sales
B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
   
Michelle Demko Head Coach, Women’s Soccer
B.S., University of Maryland
   
Scott Friedholm Head Coach, Baseball
B.A., Providence College  
   
Lise Gregory Head Coach, Women’s Tennis
B.S., University of Miami
   
Breanne Hall Head Coach, Women’s Golf
B.S., University of Toledo
   
Tom Hand Head Coach, Men’s Tennis
B.S., Louisiana State University
   
Brenda Mock Kirkpatrick Head Coach, Women’s Basketball
B.A., M.A., Wake Forest University
   
Everett Knowles Facilities Manager
B.S., Western Carolina 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
   
Mathes Mennell Head Coach, Men’s Soccer
B.S., United States Air Force Academy; M.A.Ed., Loyola Marymount University
   
Rebecca Nelms Director of Student Athlete Services
B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.Ed., Western Carolina University
   
Jesse Norman Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country
B.S., Western Carolina University; M.A.Ed, Western Carolina University
   
Nicholas Phillips Director of Athletics Communications
B.S., University of North Carolina at Pembroke  
   
Frederico Santos Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball
B.A., University of North Carolina at Asheville   
   
Erin Spence Director of Corporate Partnerships and Marketing
B.S., Indiana University; M.Ed., University of Arkansas
   
Harmon Turner Box Office Manager
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