Catalog • 2012-2013


Academic Programs

Acting Provost:  Elizabeth M. Meade, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Student Success and Retention:  Christine M. Nowik, M.A.
Assistant to the Provost:  Robin A. Schenkel, B.S.
Executive Director of Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance:  LaMont A. Rouse, M.P.A.
Director of Institutional Research:  Lyn C. Williams, M.Ed.

Academic Services

Assistant Director/Accessibility Coordinator:  Karen A. Schoenborn, M.A.
ESL Specialist/Special Populations Advisor:  Kenza M. Glass, M.S.Ed.
Coordinator of Science and Math Resources:  Gary L. Moll, B.S.
Science Coordinator:  Lynn M. Ritter, A.B.
Writing Center Coordinator:  Eileen M. Brumit, M.A.

Admissions, Enrollment Management, Financial Aid and Student Accounts

Director of Admissions: Lincoln Morris, M.S.
Associate Director of Admissions:  Andrea C. Stewart, B.A.
Administrative Assistant:  Ann E. Sywensky, B.S.
Admissions Representative:  Brian T. Benusa, B.A.
Admissions Representative:  Jesenia Holguin, B.S.
Admissions Representative:  Ann R. Ludman, B.A.
Admissions Representative:  Amber R. Nichols, M.Ed.
Admissions Athletic Recruiter:  Joshua A. Tehonica, B.S.
Database Manager:  Roxana I. Shupp, B.S.
Interim Vice President of Enrollment Management:  Mariea Noblitt
Assistant to the Vice President:  Margaret Shupp
Director of Student Financial Services:  Valerie D. Kreiser, A.B.
Associate Director of Student Financial Services:  Jennifer A. Carpenter, B.S.
Assistant Director of Student Financial Services:  Kim L. Adamson, M.Ed.
Manager of Student Accounts & Billing:  Tracy O’Donnell, A.S.
Student Financial Services Counselor:  Andrea L. Helwig, B.S.

Allen Center for Nutrition

Director:  Martine I. Scannavino, DHSc, RD, LDN

Alumnae Affairs

Executive Director of Alumnae Affairs:  Susan Seccombe Cox, B.A.
Alumnae Outreach Coordinator:  Carrie E. Moore, B.A.
Alumnae Secretary:  Cindy A. Talaber

Campus Police

Chief of Campus Police:  Mark A. Vitalos
Assistant Chief of Campus Police:  Roger W. Johns, B.A.
Office Manager:  Don A. Frehulfer


Director of Facilities:  Joseph M. Hartner
Supervisor, Custodial Services:  Michael Mille
Supervisor, Grounds:  William F. Rantz
Supervisor, Maintenance:  Robert W. Fatzinger

Finance and Administration

Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer:  Audra J. Kahr, CPA
Human Resources Director:  Margie L. Grandinetti, M.S.
Compensation Manager:  Heather Hartner, A.B.
Staff Accountant:  Andrea Gillespie, B.S.
Staff Accountant:  Megan A. Stauffer, B.S.
Accounts Payable Coordinator:  Mary Deutsch
Cashier:  Lynda B. Yohe

General Services

Director of General Services:  Walter J. Baransky, B.A.
Purchasing Coordinator:  Karen L. Khattari
Printing Services Coordinator:  Seth A. Rehrig
Assistant to the Director:  Denise Eckert

Global Initiatives and International Programs

Director:  Kathleen J. Weatherford, Ph.D.

Information Technology

Director of Information Technology:  Kathleen Cunningham, B.S.
Assistant Director:  Julie A. Hobert, B.S.
Web Programmer/Analyst:  Paul V. Edinger, B.S.
Instructional Designer:  Matthew L. Kile, M.S.
Information Support Specialist:  Shannon L. Pretko, B.S.
Network Administrator:  Michael Ortiz, B.S.
Information Technology/Audio Visual Support Specialist:  Scott D. Koder
Media/Audio Visual Coordinator:  Judith L. Titus

Institutional Advancement

Vice President for Institutional Advancement:  Patricia A. Moran, M.B.A.
Assistant to the Vice President:  Princess Zehner
Director of Marketing/Communications and Outreach:  Kerri L. Puskar, B.A.
Coordinator of Marketing/Communications and Outreach:  Laura Powers, B.A.
Director of Annual Giving:  Brooke N. Schiavone, B.S.
Coordinator of Annual Giving:  Brandy M. Barbera, B.A.
Coordinator of Information and Reporting:  Patricia A. Lorenzo
Leadership Gifts Associate & Stewardship:  Laura J. Klucharich
Coordinator of Gift Processing & Stewardship:  Brandy L. Furry, B.A.
Manager of Advancement Research:  Barbara L. Esteve, B.A.
Media Relations Associate:  David Jwanier, B.A.
Webmaster and Electronic Marketing Specialist:  Paul N. Pastrone, B.A.
Graphic Designer:  Kimberly A. Harrison, B.F.A.
Program Manager for Foundation and Government Relations:  Ned Rauch-Mannino, M.A.


Director:  Mary Beth A. Freeh, M.L.S.
Electronic Resources, Information and Instructional Librarian:  Sheri M. Schneider, M.S., M.S.I.S.
Technical Services Librarian:  Scott T. Parkinson, M.S.
Lending Services Coordinator:  Kyle S. Crimi, B.A.
Media and Audio Visual Coordinator:  Judith L. Titus

Office of the President

President:  Carmen Twillie Ambar, M.A., J.D.
Secretary of the Board/Executive Assistant to the President:  Cheryl D. Wenner, B.A.
Administrative Assistant to the President:  Karen L. Dorney, A.B.

Registrar’s Office

Registrar:  Janet L. Baker, M.B.A.
Associate Registrar:  Stacey M. Berger, B.S.
Enrollment Management Assistant:  Susan L. Ondrey
Clerk:  Gwyn L. Fadler

Rodale Aquatic Center for Civic Health

Director:  Scott R. Rowlands, B.A.
Director:  Susan Danish
Office Manager:  Jennifer C. Helmuth, B.A.

SAGE: School of Adult and Graduate Education

Dean of SAGE:  Gaetan T. Giannini, M.B.A.
Director of SAGE:  BonnieL. Sofarelli, B.S.
Assistant Director:  Peggy J. Mulligan, M.S.
Assistant Director:  Irene E. Wentzell, M.Ed.
Office Coordinator:  Christine M. Fazakas, B.A.
Database Coordinator:  Susanne E. Paraszczak

Student Affairs

Vice President of Student Affairs:  Kimberly C. Owens, Ph.D.
Administrative Assistant to Student Affairs: Danielle Ortiz
Director of Residence Life:  Kelly M. Steinmetz, M.Ed.
Assistant Director of Residence Life/Coordinator International & Diversity:  Kelly Ann Ryan, M.A.
Coordinator of Programs and Outreach:  Arlene M. Peltola, M.B.A.
Director of Athletics, Wellness and Recreation:  Lisa McGuirk, B.S.
Director of Wellness and Assistant Director of Athletics:  Valerie M. Donahue, B.S.N.
Assistant Director of Athletics:  Dan J. Donahue, B.S.
Director of Career Planning:  Jenelle Henry
Administrative Assistant to Career Planning:  Lynn Pigliacampi, B.S.
Director of Community Service Programs:  Tammy E. Bean, M.Ed.
Executive Director of Women’s Leadership:  Cynthia N. Fulford, Ph.D.
Administrative Assistant to Women’s Leadership:  Amy L. Palmisano

Tompkins College Center

Director of College Center Services:  Allison C. Valentine, B.A.
Events Coordinator:  Jami L. Kehm, B.A.