Steven Bennett is the senior vice president for international programs and academic operations. He works closely with the provost and her leadership team on academic unit budgeting, personnel management, communications, advancement and strategic planning.
Duncan Brown is the vice president for research and Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics. He is an internationally recognized leader in gravitational-wave astronomy and astrophysics and was integral to the discovery of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory.
Julia Cartwright is chief of staff to the vice chancellor, provost and chief academic officer. In this role she works as a primary liaison to the Provost with internal and external University and community constituencies, serves as a member of the provost’s leadership team and drives initiatives in support of the provost and Office of Academic Affairs.
Marcelle Haddix serves as associate provost for strategic initiatives. In this capacity, she partners with the provost and others to connect the Office of Academic Affairs with the campus and surrounding community. She is the primary liaison to the University Senate and oversees the First-Year Seminar and Universitywide arts and humanities affiliates and programs.
Roberta “Bobbi” Jones is the assistant provost for strategic planning and budget. Her primary responsibility is to serve as chief budget officer for the Office of Academic Affairs and to serve as advisor to the provost on strategic planning and initiatives.
David Seaman is dean of libraries and university librarian. He leads a talented library staff to deliver the services and collections necessary to drive 21st-century research, teaching and learning, and to provide innovative spaces for study, collaboration and innovation.
Peter Vanable was appointed associate provost for graduate studies and dean of the Graduate School in January 2017. He previously served as interim vice president of research from Jan. 1, 2016, to Aug. 31, 2017. Vanable is a professor of psychology and an adjunct professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Erika Wilkens is assistant provost and executive director of the University’s Syracuse Abroad program, overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations including academic programming, personnel, compliance, budget and real estate. Wilkens plays a key role in developing a long-term strategic plan and advancing the University’s vision and commitment to internationalization.
Ryan Williams is the University’s vice president for enrollment services. In this role, he oversees the Office of Admissions, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs, the Enrollment Processing Center, the Office of Institutional Research and the Student Employment Office.
Jamie Winders serves as associate provost for faculty affairs. In this capacity, she partners with the provost and other academic affairs leaders to support key faculty initiatives and advance the University’s vision and mission as outlined in the Academic Strategic Plan.