2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

President, Leadership, and The Board of Trustees


President and Leadership Team

David B. Fithian, President
B.A., Clark University, 1987; M.A., Yale University, 1988; M.PHIL, Yale University, 1990; Ph.D., Yale University, 1994

Vice Presidents

Sebastián Royo, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, Department of Political Science
Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1989; M.BA., Boston University, 1993; M.A.I.R, Boston University, 1993; Ph.D., Boston University, 1998

David Chearo, Vice President for Planning and Strategic Initiatives
B.A., University of Illinois, 2006; M.A., University of Chicago, 2007

Joseph Corazzini, Vice President for Government and Community Affairs
B.A., Worcester State University, 2006; M.S., Worcester State University, 2011

Margo R. Foreman, Vice President and Chief Officer of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CODEI)
A.A., Kent State University, 1986; B.S., Indiana University (IUPUI), 2005; MPH, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, 2013;  Ed.D., American College of Education, Anticipated 2022

Jill Friedman, Vice President of Marketing and Communications
B.A., University of Vermont, 1986; M.B.A., Olin School of Business, Washington University, 1999

Kendall D. Isaac, Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the University
B.A., The Ohio State University, 1994; J.D., Capital University, 2005; Ed.D., Columbus State University, 2018

Joseph Kalinowski, Vice President of Information Technology & CIO
B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1999; M.B.A., Clark University, 2015

Jonathan Kappel, Interim Vice President for University Advancement

Danielle Manning, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
B.A., Clark University, 2000; M.B.A., Clark University, 2006; M.P.A., Harvard University, 2011

Meredith Twombly, Vice President of Admissions and Financial Aid
B.A., Framingham State University, 1994; M.S., Portland State University, 2001

Deans

Yuko Aoyama, Associate Provost and Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Professor, Graduate School of Geography
B.A., International Christian University, Tokyo, 1986; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1990; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996

Paul Cotnoir, Dean of the Becker School of Design and Technology
Professor of Practice, Becker School of Design and Technology
B.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1993; MS Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1988; Ph.D. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2010

Alan B. Eisner, Dean of School of Management
Professor, School of Management
B.S. Cornell University, 1989; M. Eng. Cornell University, 1992; Ph.D. New York University, 1997

Betsy P. Huang, Associate Provost and Dean of the College
Associate Professor, Department of English; Andrea B. and Peter D. Klein ‘64 Distinguished Professor
B.A., State University of New York, Buffalo, 1989; M.A., Kent State University, 1996; Ph.D. University of Rochester, 2003

Esther Jones, Associate Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Associate Professor, Department of English; E. Franklin Frazier Chair in African American Literature, Theory, and Culture
B.A., Fisk University, 1998; M.A., Ohio State University, 2001; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2006

Kamala C. Kiem, Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
B.B.A., Florida International University, Miami, FL, 1999; M.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2001; MEd., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 2006; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Boston, Expected December 2022

John LaBrie, Associate Provost for Professional Studies and Dean of the School of Professional Studies
Professor of Practice, School of Professional Studies
B.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1991; M.S.A., St. Michael’s College, 1997, Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Faculty Chair

Robert Deam Tobin, Chair of the Faculty and Henry J. Leir Chair in Language, Literature, and Culture
A.B. Harvard, 1983; M.A., Princeton, 1987; Ph.D., Princeton, 1990

Senior Leaders

Edward Carr, Professor and Director, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
B.A., University of Virginia, 1995; M.A. Syracuse University, 1998; Ph.D. Syracuse University, 1998; Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 2002
 

Leadership Team Support

Katrina Banks-Binici, Director of Presidential Support
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1988

Board of Trustees, 2022-2023

Officers will be updated after the October 23rd Board of Trustees Meeting

Officers

Gary Labovich, Chair
B.A., Clark University, 1981; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1986
Alexandria, VA
Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA

Mona Domosh, Vice Chair
B.A., Clark University, 1979; M.A., Clark University, 1983; Ph.D., Clark University, 1985
Lebanon, NH

Joan P. and Edward J. Foley, Jr. Professor, Department of Geography at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Ron Shaich, Vice Chair
B.A., Clark University, 1976; M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 1978
Brookline, MA
Managing Director & CEO, Act III Holdings, Boston, MA

Nancie M. Julian, Secretary
B.A., Clark University, 1986; M.B.A., University of Westminster, London, 2002
Greenwich, CT

David Chearo, Assistant Secretary
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2006; M.A., University of Chicago, 2007
Worcester, MA
Cheif of Staff, Vice President for Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Clark University, Worcester, MA

Kendall D. Isaac, Assistant Secretary
B.A., Ohio State University, 1994; J.D. Capital University Law School, 2005; Ed.D., Columbus State University
Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the University, Clark University, Worcester, MA

Danielle Manning, Treasurer
B.A., Clark University, 2000; M.B.A., Clark University, 2006; M.P.A., Harvard University, 2011
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer Clark University, Worcester, MA

Anne Randall, Assistant Treasurer
Worcester, MA
Deputy Controller, Clark University, Worcester, MA

Life Member

Sumner B. Tilton, Jr.
B.A., Williams College, 1960; J.D., Boston University Law School, 1963
Worcester, MA
Director and Attorney, FletcherTilton, P.C., Worcester, MA

Term Members

Jason Barnett
B.A., Clark University, 1990; J.D., Emory University, 1994
Irvington, NY
Vice Chairman and General Counsel, RXR Realty, New York, NY

Donella Brockington
B.A., Clark University, 1973; M.S., Howard University, 1976
Washington, D.C.
Retired Vice President at Conduent

Ingrid Busson-Hall
B.A., Clark University, 1996; M.S./J.D., Vermont Law School, 1999
Brooklyn Heights, NY
Senior Director, Financial Regulations, PayPal, New York, NY

Kevin Cherry
B.A., Clark University, 1981
Milton, MA
Chief Financial Officer, St. Mary’s High School, Lynn, MA

Roy DiNicola
B.A., Clark University, 1990; M.S./M.B.A., Babson College, 2000
Hopkinton, MA
Director of Business Development, Granthan Mayo Van Otterloo, Boston, MA

Mona Domosh
B.A., Clark University, 1979; M.A., Clark University, 1983, Ph.D., Clark University, 1985
Lebanon, NH
Joan P. and Edward J. Foley, Jr. Professor, Department of Geography at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Ross Gillman
B.A., Clark University, 1981; J.D., Cornell University, 1985
New York, NY
Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, New York, NY

Daniel O. Hirsch
B.A., Clark University, 1977; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1981
Chevy Chase, MD
Managing Director, West Halbert Capital, LLC, Washington, D.C.

Nancie M. Julian
B.A. Clark University, 1986; M.B.A., University of Westminster, London, 2002
Greenwich, CT

Gary Labovich
B.A., Clark University, 1981; M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 1986
Alexandria, VA
Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA

Lawrence Landry
B.S./B.A, Clark University, 1971; M.B.A., Clark University, 1975
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Chairman and CEO, Masterpiece Living, LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Cynthia Michael-Wolpert
B.A., Clark University, 1990
Westborough, MA
Vice President of Coaching and Assessments, Fidelity Investments

Erica Penn
B.A., Clark University, 1984; M.B.A., New York University, 1989
Greenwich, CT

Vickie H. Riccardo
B.A., College of William & Mary, 1976; J.D., Rutgers Law School, 1986
Westport, CT
Retired attorney; former member of the Darien representative town meeting committee, Darien, CT

Ron Shaich
B.A., Clark University, 1976; M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 1978
Brookline, MA
Managing Director and CEO, Act III Holdings, Boston, MA

David H. Strassler
B.A., Harvard College, 1955; M.B.A., Clark University, 2011
Great Barrington, MA
Vice President, Riverside Capital Management, Great Barrington, MA

Wendi G. Trilling
B.A., Clark University, 1986
Los Angeles, CA
Founder, TrillTV, Studio City, Calif.

Bruce A. Weiller
B.A., Clark University, 1981: Ph.D. Cornell University, 1986
Santa Monica, CA

Chief Investment Officer, The Weiller Value Fund, L.P.

Lori Wittman
B.A., Clark University, 1980, M.C.P., University of Pennsylvania, 1982, M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1992
Highland Park, IL

Alumni Members

Ani Aprahamian
B.A., Clark University, 1980; Ph.D., Clark University, 1986
South Bend, IN
Frank M. Freimann Professor of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Anthony Cannon
B.A., Clark University, 1977; M.D., Cornell University, 1982
Mount Laurel, NJ

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1977; M.A., Clark University, 1988; Ph.D., Clark University, 1986
Ann Arbor, MI
Associate Director, Social Science and Policy Senior Economist, University of Michigan Energy Institute, Ann Arbor, MI

Antonio X. Molestina
B.A., Clark University, 1985; J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1989
New York, NY
Managing Director, ABN AMRO Bank

Arlene Morris
B.A., Clark University, 1992; J.D., New York University, 1996
West New York, NJ
Executive Director, Morgan Stanley & Co.

Lee Plave
B.A., Clark University, 1980; J.D., New York Law School, 1983

Rockville, MD
Co-Founding Partner of Plave Koch PLC, Reston, VA

Joseph Poku
B.A., Clark University, 1991; M.D., Tufts University, 1996
Macon, GA
Cardiologist, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants, Macon, GA