The entire strategic planning process is coordinated by a steering committee with oversight by the Board of Trustees. The steering committee consists of the Cabinet, deans, working group chairs, several Trustees and at-large faculty and students.

STRATEGIC PLANNING STEERING COMMITTEE

CABINET
Greg Dell’Omo President
Kristine Brown Assistant Vice President for Communications and Marketing
DonnaJean Fredeen Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Don Harnum Director of Athletics
Julie Karns Vice President for Finance
Jonathan Meer Vice President for University Advancement
Jamie O’Hara Vice President for Enrollment Management
Mike Reca Vice President for Facilities and University Operations
Rob Stoto Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Cindy Threatt Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
Christine Zelenak Executive Assistant to the President
MIDDLE STATES CO-CHAIRS
Debbie Stasolla Associate Vice President for Planning
Brooke Hunter Program Director, American Studies
TRUSTEES
John Guarino Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Mika Ryan Former Secretary, Board of Trustees
DEANS
Chick Chickering Dean, Libraries
Cindy Newman Acting Dean, College of Business Administration
Matthew Shaftel Dean, Westminster College of the Arts
Sharon Sherman Dean, School of Education
Boris Vilic Dean, College of Continuing Studies
WORKING GROUP CHAIRS
Kelly Bidle Professor, Biology
Jason Chiu Associate Professor, Finance
Donna Disbrow Associate Director, Human Resources
Bosah Ebo Professor of Communication
Karin Klim Assistant Vice President for Development
Jonathan Millen Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Marshall Onofrio Associate Dean, Westminster College of the Arts
Todd Weber Chair, Biology
AT-LARGE MEMBERS
Trent Blanton Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance
Jim Goldsworthy Professor, Piano
Art Taylor Associate Professor, Information Systems
AT-LARGE STUDENTS
Ryan Hopely President, Lawrenceville Student Government Association
Ryan Hopely President, Lawrenceville Student Government Association
EXTERNAL PARTICIPANT
Tom Wilfrid Executive Director, Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation

WORKING GROUPS

Working groups are focusing on the following areas as part of our strategic planning or Middle States accreditation.​


Academic Excellence and Engaged Learning

Jonathan Millen, Chair Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Angelica Benitez Associate Director, Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program
Greg Busch Associate Director, Athletics
Sue Christian Dean, Admissions
Rhonda Cohen Former co-chair, Rider Parents Council
Destiny Cooper President, Westminster Black Hispanic Alliance
Amy Kimura Assistant Librarian, Talbott Library
Anne Law Special Assistant to the Provost, Provosts Office
Sharon McKool Chairperson, Teacher Education
Tan Miller Associate Professor, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Miriam Mills Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance
John Modica Vice President, Lawrenceville Student Government Association
Sharon Morrow Assistant Professor, Music Education
Jim Riggs Professor, Biology
Kweli Snowden Instructional Designer, Teaching and Learning Center
Bryan Spiegelberg Associate Professor, Chemistry/Physics
Joyce Tyler Career Advisor, Clinic Coordinator, Career Development and Success
Resources: DonnaJean Fredeen, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Student Enrollment, Experience and Outcomes

Todd Weber, Chair Chairperson, Biology
Mike Curran Professor, Teacher Education
Ruth DelPino Chief Communications Officer, Lawrenceville SGA
Dan Druckenbrod Associate Professor, Geological, Environmental, and Marine Sciences
Susan O’Sullivan Gavin Associate Professor, Marketing, Advertising, and Legal Studies
Katelyn Hemling President, Westminster Student Government Association
Andrea Jarvis Assistant Director, Annual Giving
Bill Larrousse Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Ira Mayo Associate Dean of Freshmen, Student Affairs
Vickie McLaughlin Administrative Specialist, Student Affairs
Wayne Meisel Community Service Chaplain, Student Affairs
Matthew Nissen ’08 Controller, Verus Claims Services, LLC
Evelyn Thomas Director, Westminster Choir College Academic Support Services, Educational Opportunity Program
Scott Wustefeld Assistant Director, Facilities Management
Resources: Cindy Threatt, Interim Associate VP for Student Affairs; Jamie O’Hara, Vice President for Enrollment Management; Don Harnum, Director of Athletics

Institutional Reputation and Branding

Kelly Bidle, Chair Professor, Biology
Jeff Barnhart 78 CEO & President of Creative Marketing Alliance
Bev Braddock Special Events and Projects Manager, Office of the President
Kristine Brown Assistant Vice President, University Communications and Marketing
Todd Dellinger Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
Christina Diecidue ‘16 Former President, Lawrenceville Class of 2016
Ben Dworkin Director, Rebovich Institute for NJ Politics
Gillian Erlenborn Secretary, Westminster Student Government Association
Carol Harris Administrative Specialist, Community Standards, Student Affairs
Jonathan Husch Chairperson, Geological, Environmental, Marine Sciences
Tara Laposa Director of Enrollment Digital Strategy, Enrollment Management
Tricia Nolfi Assistant Professor, Graduate Education, Leadership and Counseling
Anne Sears Director of Westminster Choir College External Affairs, Westminster Choir College Dean’s Office
Karin Torchia Associate Director, Athletics
Resources: Jamie O’Hara, Vice President for Enrollment Management; Jona Meer, Vice President for University Advancement; Don Harnum, Director of Athletics

Financial Resources

Jason Chiu, Chair Associate Professor, Finance and Economics
Shaun Bartole Former CFO, Lawrenceville Student Government Association
Lindsey Christiansen Professor, Piano
Debbie Farris Director, Disbursements
Jan Friedman- Krupnick Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
Alex Grushow Chairperson, Chemistry and Physics
Eileen Gurwitz Assistant Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Emily Hardin Senator, Westminster Student Government Association
Sheena Howard Assistant Professor, Communication and Journalism
Theresa Hvisdock Director of Planning, Consulting, and the Help Desk, OIT
Denise Pinney Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Major Gifts, University Advancement
Maury Randall Professor, Finance
Bill Roell ’94 Controller, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Former Associate Vice President for Finance at Rider
Judy Simmons Assistant to the Dean, Westminster Choir College
Betsy Haywood-Sullivan Associate Professor, Accounting
Bryan Witkowski Director, Budget Office
Resources: Julie Karns, Vice President for Finance; Jonathan Meer, Vice President for University Advancement

Facilities and Infrastructure

Karin Klim, Chair Assistant Vice President of Development, University Advancement
Edie Brown Administrative Specialist, Auxiliary Services
Steve Fletcher Head Coach, Swimming and Diving, Athletics
Ivan Fuller Chairperson, Theatre and Dance
Layton Graves President, Westminster Class of 2017
Eric Gurwitz Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Jeff Halpern Associate Professor, Sociology
Beth Hunter Director, Applications and Web Services, OIT
Robert Lackie Chairperson, Moore Library
Mona Marder Director of Compensation and Benefits, Human Resources
Joe Miller Professor, Conducting and Director of Choral Activities, Westminster Choir College
Gary Nath ’66 Founder & Managing Partner, Nath, Goldberg & Meyer
Jim Rademacher ’88 Former President, Lawrenceville Alumni Association; President, Rezkom Enterprise
Marci Risch Assistant to the Dean, College of Continuing Studies
Micheal Seraphin Assistant Director, Housing, Student Affairs
Olivia Witt Student
Mike Yeh Coordinator, Public Safety
Resources: Julie Karns, Vice President for Finance; Mike Reca, Vice President for Facilities and University Operations; Carol Kondrach, Associate Vice President for Information Technologies

Employee Engagement and Enrichment

Donna Disbrow
Bosah Ebo
, Co-Chair
Associate Director, Human Resources
Professor, Communications
Drew Aromando Executive Director, Financial Aid / Rider One Stop
Nick Barbati Assistant Director, Campus Life
Carolann Buff Associate Professor, Conducting
Roberta Butler Associate Dean, Residential Programs, Student Affairs
Heather Casey Associate Professor, Teacher Education
Alison Thomas - Cottingham Associate Professor, Psychology
Marci Gnandt Senior Accountant, Controller's Office; President, Lawrenceville Alumni Association
Glenn Karczewski Corporal, Public Safety
Lynn Milligan Head Coach, Women’s Basketball, Athletics
Pam Mingle Associate Director, University Advancement
Thomas Reddington ‘15 Graduate Assistant, Veterans Program, Student Affairs
Edgar Ress Manager of Operations, Westminster Choir College, Facilities
Lynn Rugg Administrative Associate, Athletics
Mark Scher ’87 President, Brandyl Agency
Ken Stankowski Utility Craftsperson, Facilities
Deepika Thota Associate Director, Application and Web Services, OIT
Resources: Rob Stoto, Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Standard V Working Group

Ed Barboni, Chair Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness
Nadia Ansary Associate Professor, Psychology
Maria Villalobos-Buehner Assistant Professor, Spanish
Justin Burton Assistant Professor, Fine Arts
Al Holcomb Chair, Music Education
Brooke Hunter, MS co-chair Associate Professor, History
Heeyoung Kim Director of Faculty Development
Tony Kosar Professor, Music Composition, History and Theory
Judith Stegmaier-Nappi Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Lan Nygren Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, College of Business Administration
Mark Pearcy Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Nova Thomas Associate Professor, Voice
Yunxia (Peter) Zhu Assistant Professor, Management Sciences

Ethics, Integrity and Compliance Working Group

Marshall Onofrio, Chair Associate Dean, Westminster College of the Arts
Drew Aromando Executive Director, Financial Aid / Rider One Stop
Jim Castagnera Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Karen Crowell Assistant Dean, College of Continuing Studies
Jan Friedman Krupnick Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Tracey Garrett Professor, Teacher Education
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Keith Kemo Director of Community Standards
Carol Kondrach Associate Vice President for Information Technologies
Mark Solomon Associate Vice President for Legal Affairs, General Counsel
Sue Stefanik Registrar
Victor Thompson Assistant Professor, Sociology
Ron Walker Associate Vice President for Institutional Analysis
Vickie Weaver Director of Public Safety