Organizational Chart




Board of Trustees: Cathy Adams, Chair
President: William D. Underwood

Office of the President

Chancellor: R. Kirby Godsey
University Minister and Dean, Chapel: Craig T. McMahan

Officers of the University

Provost: D. Scott Davis


Dean, College of Liberal Arts: Anita Olson Gustafson
Dean, Walter F. George School of Law: Cathy Cox
College of Pharmacy: Brian Crabtree
Dean, School of Medicine: Jean Sumner
Dean, Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics: Susan Perles Gilbert
Dean, School of Engineering: Laura Lackey
Acting Dean, Tift College of Education: D. Scott Davis
Interim Dean, James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology: C. Gregory DeLoach
Dean, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing: Linda Streit
Dean, College of Health Professions: Lisa Lundquist

Dean, Penfield College: Priscilla R. Danheiser
Dean, Townsend School of Music: C. David Keith
Interim Dean, University Library: Scott F. Gillies
Vice President and Dean of Students: Douglas R. Pearson
Interim Dean, Graduate Studies: Keith Howard

Senior Staff

Senior Vice Provost, Research: Wayne C. Glasgow
Senior Vice Provost, Service-Learning: Mary Alice Morgan
Senior Vice Provost, Administration and Special Programs: Marilyn Mindingall
Senior Vice Provost, Scholarship: Gary Simson
Vice Provost, Institutional Effectiveness: Susan C. Malone
University Registrar: Alba Rodriguez-Mitchell
Director, Center for Theology and Public Life: Rev. David Gushee
Director, Institute of Life Purpose: R. Scott Walker
Director, International Programs: Julie Strecker
Director, Mercer Press: Marc A. Jolley

Executive VP, Administration and Finance: James S. Netherton

Vice President, Audit and Compliance: James S. Calhoun
Associate Vice President, Budget and Analysis: Christa D. Ward
Associate Vice President,  Human Resources: Rhonda W. Lidstone
Associate Vice President,  Facilities: Russell A. Vullo
Associate Vice President,  Finance, and Treasurer: Julie T. Davis
Associate Vice President, Payroll and Benefits: Cathy S. Smith
Chief, Mercer Police: Gary Collins
Chief Technology Officer: Mickey Belote
Executive Director, Mercer Engineering Research Center: Andi Mitchell
Director, Athletics: Jim Cole
Associate Vice President, Auxiliary Services: Kenneth J. Boyer
Director, University Center: Michael Junod
Title IX Coordinator, Sharon Stellato

Internal Advisory Bodies

Staff Council

Senior VP, Marketing Communications and Chief of Staff: Larry D. Brumley

Senior Asst. Vice President, Marketing Communications: Rick Cameron
Asst. Vice President, Creative Services: Stephen L. Mosley
Director, Digital Communications: Matt Smith
Director, Media Relations: Kyle Sears
Director, Arts Marketing: Sarah Webster
Video Coordinator: Rebekah Clegg
Executive Director, Grand Opera House: Joe Patti

Senior VP, University Advancement: John Patterson

Vice President, External Relations: Hugh Sosebee
Associate Vice President, Alumni Services: Jill Kinsella
Executive Director, Advancement Records: Chrystal Bate
Director, Planned Giving: Richard C. Spivey

Senior VP, Enrollment Management: Penny L. Elkins

Associate Vice President, Student Financial Planning: Maria Hammett
Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications: Denise Cook
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management – Atlanta and the Regional Academic Centers: Theo Anderson
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management – Macon: Dr. Kelly Holloway
Director, Admissions Operations: Diana Faircloth
Director, Enrollment Management Data Systems: Amanda Bentley
Director, Adult Student Admissions and Student Success: Renee Slaton
Director, Undergraduate Retention/Student Success: Kellie Chastain
Director, Graduate Admissions – Penfield College: Dr. Melissa Cruz
Director, Graduate Admissions – Tift College of Education: Dr. Tracey Wofford
Director, Graduate Admissions – Stetson School of Business and Economics: Lael Whiteside
Director, Operations for Regional Academic Centers: Scott Mahone

Senior VP, General Counsel: William G. Solomon

Assistant General Counsel: S. Rebekah Myers

Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives: Kellie Raiford Appel