Committee Members Ongoing Executive Searches

Committee members for ongoing executive searches are listed below. Use the list on the left to navigate to each search committee.

Adams School of Dentistry

The following individuals have agreed to serve on the search committee chaired by Elizabeth Mayer-Davis. Professor Mayer-Davis is a Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Nutrition and Medicine; Chair, Department of Nutrition; Director, UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center.

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Representative, Adams School of Dentistry
  • Cristiano Susin, Orapharma Distinguished Professor; Division Chair, ASOD Comprehensive Oral Health
  • Dani Nicholson, Graduate Student, Adams School of Dentistry
  • Deedra Donley, Director of Continuing Dental Education and AHEC
  • George Blakey, III, Chair, Craniofacial and Surgical Care; Assistant Dean, Hospital Affairs;
    Raymond White Distinguished Professor
  • Kimberly Sanders, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Ecology; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education
  • Kimon Divaris, Professor, ASOD Pediatric Dentistry
  • L’Tanya Bailey, Adjunct Professor, ASOD Craniofacial Surgical Care
  • Matthew Mauro, James H. Scatliff Distinguished Professor of Radiology; President, UNC Faculty Physicians
  • Paul Gardner, Associate Dean for Advancement; Executive Director, Dental Foundation of North Carolina
  • Rebecca Wilder, Associate Dean for Professional Development and Faculty Affairs; Professor, ASOD Dental Hygiene
  • Ricardo Padilla, Distinguished Term Associate Professor, ASOD Oral Pathology; Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Graduate Program
  • Sylvia Frazier-Bowers, Associate Professor, ASOD Orthodontics; Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence and Equity Initiatives

College of Arts and Sciences

The following individuals have agreed to serve on the search committee chaired by Bernadette Gray-Little, Former Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, Of Counsel with Academic Search.

  • Anne Collins, Executive Director & Senior Associate Dean for Development
  • Cathy Bryson, Scholar Selection Assistant, Morehead-Cain Foundation
  • Graduate Student Representative, Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences
  • Chloe Russell, Associate Dean & Director, Academic Advising Program
  • Conghe Song, Professor of Geography
  • Fabian Monrose, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
  • Gene Davis, Board of Trustees Member
  • Jeannie Loeb, Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Jillian Dempsey, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Chemistry
  • L.E. Alexander, Business Services Coordinator, Curriculum in Global Studies
  • Leah Cox, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer
  • Mark Crescenzi, Nancy Hanes White Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science
  • Nicholas DiEugenio, Associate Professor of Music
  • Richard Superfine, Taylor-Williams Distinguished Professor & Chair of the Department of Applied Physical Sciences
  • Ruth von Bernuth, Seymour & Carol Levin Distinguished Term Professor & Director, Carolina Center for Jewish Studies
  • Suzanne Barbour, Dean of the Graduate School & Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • Troy Blackburn, Assistant Chair and Professor, Exercise and Sport Science; Associate Director, MOTION Science Institute; Associate Dean, Undergraduate Research College of Arts and Science
  • Undergraduate Student Representative, Public Policy and Political Science Major

Chief of Police

We are grateful to Darrell Jeter, Director, Emergency Management and Planning, for agreeing to serve as Chair of the search committee. Other committee members include:

  • Aaron Bachenheimer, Executive Director of Off-Campus Student Life and Community Partnerships
  • Chief Chris Blue, Town of Chapel Hill, Police Chief and Executive Director for Community Safety
  • Joy Bryde, Conflict of Interest Officer & Director, COI Program
  • Graduate Student Representative, SPA
  • Elizabeth Hall, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity and Compliance
  • Rahsheem Holland, Interim Chief of Police, Public Safety Manager
  • Marty Kotis, Board of Trustees Member
  • Chris McClure, Senior Advisor to the Chancellor & Chief Strategist
  • Winifred Metz, Media Librarian & Head, Media & Design Center
  • Fred Sellers, Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Emergency Operations
  • Undergraduate Student Representative, Political Science Major
  • Cheryl Stout, Director of Transportation and Parking
  • Jennifer Washington, Associate Chair for Business Operations

Hussman School of Media and Journalism

The following individuals have agreed to serve on the committee chaired by Gary Marchionini, Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor, UNC School of Information and Library Science.

  • Graduate Student Representative, Graduate Research Assistant; Roy H. Park Fellow
  • Allison Lazard, E. Reese Felts Jr. Distinguished Associate Professor
  • Carol Golin, Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Department of Medicine
  • Christian Lundberg, Associate Professor, Department of Communication
  • Debbie Dibbert, Associate Vice Chancellor for Principal and Major Gifts
  • Don Baer, Frank A. Daniel Jr. Executive-in-Residence
  • Francesca Dillman Carpentier, W. Horace Carter Distinguished Professor
  • Undergraduate Student Representative, Media and Journalism Major; Student Ambassador for Communications and Public Relations, UNC Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mary-Rose Papandrea, Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law
  • Spencer Barnes, Associate Professor; Director, M.A. in Media and Communication
  • Teresa Artis Neal, Board of Trustees Member
  • Trevy McDonald, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Julian Scheer Term Associate Professor
  • Tricia Robinson, Student Services Assistant, Hussman School of Journalism and Media

School of Nursing

The following individuals have agreed to serve on the committee chaired by Dean Angela Kashuba, Eshelman School of Pharmacy; John and Margaret McNeill Sr. Distinguished Professor; Adjunct Professor of Med-Infectious Diseases.

  • Yolanda Childs, Student Service Professional, School of Nursing
  • Bob Duronio, Professor, Director of the Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences
  • Cathy Madigan, Chief Nursing Officer
  • Cheryl Jones, Professor and Director, Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation
  • Claudio Battaglini, Professor of Exercise Physiology; Director, Graduate Exercise Physiology Program
  • Gwen Waddell-Schultz, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
  • Hugh Tilson, Jr., Associate Dean and Director, NC Area Health Education Centers; Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology
  • Kelly Kirby, Associate Dean for Advancement, School of Nursing
  • Kurt Ribisl, Jo Anne Earp Distinguished Professor and Department Chair; Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control
  • Graduate Student Representative, Teaching Assistant, School of Nursing
  • Graduate Student Representative, Hillman Scholar in Nursing Innovation
  • Lixin Song, Associate Professor and Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar, School of Nursing
  • Louise Fleming, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs & Division, School of Nursing

Provost Search Committee

The following individuals served on the search committee, which was co-chaired by Terry Magnuson, Vice Chancellor for Research and Kay M. & Van L. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Genetics in the UNC School of Medicine; and Terry Rhodes, Professor of Music and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.  This search is complete.

  • Lynn Blanchard, Director, Carolina Center for Public Service and Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior
  • Martin Brinkley, Dean of the UNC School of Law and Arch T. Allen Distinguished Professor of Law
  • Greg Brown, Distinguished Professor of Finance, Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Scholar and Director of the Frank Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Greg Copenhaver, Professor and Associate Chair for Development, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Angela Kashuba, Dean of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy and John A. and Margaret P. McNeill Sr. Distinguished Professor
  • Laura Linnan, Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs, and Professor, Department of Health Behavior, Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Ralph Meekins, Board of Trustees member
  • Ethan Phillips, Morehead-Cain Scholar, Class of 2023 and Student Advisory Committee to the Chancellor representative
  • Joy Renner, Associate Professor and Director, Division of Radiologic Science, UNC School of Medicine
  • Eunice Sahle, Associate Professor, Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies and Curriculum in Global Studies and Chair, Department of African, African American and Diaspora Studies
  • Robert Smith III, Associate Chair for Administration, Neurology Department, UNC School of Medicine
  • Barbara Stephenson, Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Chief Global Officer
  • Neel Swamy, President, Graduate and Professional Student Government
  • Ramsey R. White, Board of Trustees member

Vice Provost for Enrollment

The following individuals served on the committee co-chaired by David Routh, Vice Chancellor for Development and Meg Zomorodi, Assistant Provost for Interprofessional Education and Practice. This search is complete.

  • Abigail Panter, Senior Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education
  • Amy Johnson, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
  • Anna J. Millar, Interim Senior Associate Dean of Business and Operations, Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Charles Duckett (Chuck), Board of Trustees member
  • Eileen Carlton Parsons, Professor, School of Education
  • Joseph Jordan, Vice Provost for Academic and Community Engagement & Adjunct Associate Professor, African/African American and Diaspora Studies
  • Kara Simmons, Associate Vice Chancellor & Senior University Counsel
  • Lamar Richards, Student Body President, Undergraduate Student Government President
  • Lynn Blanchard, Director, Carolina Center for Public Service and Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior
  • Lynn Williford, Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment
  • Neel Swamy, President, Graduate and Professional Student Government
  • Nick Sengstaken, Program Coordinator for Operational Excellence and Strategic Initiatives
  • Rick Wernoski, Senior Vice Provost for Business Operations
  • Susan King, Dean, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, John Thomas Kerr Distinguished Professor