BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Susan Plassmeyer; Chair
Jim O’Donnell; Vice Chair
Sarah Burkemper; Secretary
David Lee Bonner
Cheryl J. Cozette
Matthew W. Potter
Michael A. Zito
Kelly Kochanski; Student Representative
Troy D. Paino
President; Professor of History
BA, Evangel University; JD, Indiana University School of Law; MA, PhD, Michigan State University.
Maria C. Di Stefano
Interim Vice President for Academic Affair; Graduate Dean; Professor of Physics
Licenciada, University of Buenos Aires; MS, PhD, University of Cincinnati.
Lou Ann Gilchrist
Dean of Student Affairs; Professor of Counseling
BS, Brigham Young University; MA, EdD, Idaho State University.
Vice President for University Advancement
BA, Morningside College.
David R. Rector
Vice President for Administration, Finance and Planning
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; MBA, University of Oklahoma.
Regina M. Morin
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.
Elizabeth M. Clark
Interim Dean of the School of Social and Cultural Studies; Professor of Communication
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Dean of the School of Sciences and Mathematics; Associate Professor of Biology
BA, Bethel College; MS, PhD, Miami University (Ohio).
Janet L. Gooch
Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education; Professor of Communication Disorders
BA, University of Kansas; MA, Kent State University; PhD, Case Western Reserve University.
Debra K. Kerby
Dean of the School of Business; Professor of Accounting
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Northern Illinois University; PhD, University of Nebraska.
James F. O’Donnell
Dean of the School of Arts and Letters; Professor of Music
DA, Ball State University; AD, World Federation of International Music Competitions; MM, Ball State University; BA, Si ant Mary’s College of Maryland.
Richard J. Coughlin
Dean of Libraries and Museums
BA, Merrimack College; MS(LS), Simmons College.
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dean of the Joseph Baldwin Academy; Director of the Institute for Academic Outreach; Associate Professor of Communication
BA, MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of Kansas.
K. Scott Alberts
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director, Interdisciplinary Studies; Professor of Mathematics
BA, BMus, Oberlin College; MS, PhD, Northwestern University.
AA, Hannibal-LaGrange College; BA, JD, University of Missouri.
Executive Director of Human Resources/EEO and Affirmative Action Officer
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; JD, St. Louis University.
Chief Information Officer
BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Judith M. Mullins
BS, Northeast Missouri State University.
Heidi Crist Templeton
Director of Public Relations
BA, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Director of Athletics
BS, Drake University; MA, Kent State University.