BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Karen Haber; Chair
Susan Plassmeyer; Vice Chair
Jim O’Donnell; Secretary
Cheryl J. Cozette
Matthew W. Potter
David Lee Bonner
Michael A. Zito
Michael J. Bushur; Student Representative
Troy D. Paino
President; Professor of History
BA, Evangel University; JD, Indiana University School of Law; MA, PhD, Michigan State University.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
BS, MA, University of Manitoba; PhD, University of Nebraska.
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.
Maria C. Di Stefano
Associate Provost; Graduate Dean; Professor of Physics
Licenciada, University of Buenos Aires; MS, PhD, University of Cincinnati.
Martin J. Eisenberg
Associate Provost; Associate Professor of Economics
AB, Colby College; PhD, University of Pennsylvania.
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.
Richard J. Coughlin
Dean of Libraries and Museums
BA, Merrimack College; MS(LS), Simmons College.
Dean of the Joseph Baldwin Academy; Director of the Truman Institute; Associate Professor of Communication
BA, MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of Kansas.
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.
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.