2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 Chief of Staff
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 2024

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

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

Joe Manok, Vice President for University Advancement
B.S., American University of Beirut, 2003

Emily E. Roper-Doten, Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Assistance
B.A., Colgate University, 2002; M.A., Boston College, 2004

 

Deans

Yuko Aoyama, Associate Provost and Dean of Research
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

Betsy Huang, Associate Provost and Dean of the College
Andrea B. and Peter D. Klein ‘64 Distinguished Professor
Associate Professor of English
B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1989
Ph.D. University of Rochester, 2004

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

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 Success 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 August 2023

John LaBrie, Associate Provost and Dean for Graduate Studies and International 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

Kristen Williams, Chair of Faculty, Professor of Political Science
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1986; M.A., California State University, Long Beach, 1990; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1992;
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1998

Senior Leaders

Laurie Ross, Professor and Director, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment
B.A., Clark University 1991; M.A. Clark University 1995; Ph.D. UMass-Boston 2002

Leadership Team Support

Patrick D Hare, Executive Assistant to the President
B.S., Worcester Stare University, 2012; M.S., Worcester State University, 2014

Board of Trustees, 2023-2024

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

Roy DiNicola, Vice Chair
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

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

Lee Plave, Vice Chair
B.A., Clark University, 1980; J.D., New York Law School, 1983
Rockville, MD
Co-Founding Partner of Plave Koch PLC, Reston, VA

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

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

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

Eric Epstein
B.A., Clark University, 1989; M.S., New York University, 1990
Saddle River, NJ/Sea Island, GA
President and Managing Member, Davidson Kempner Capital Management

Larry Franks
B.A., Yale University, 1969; M.A., Clark University, 1973
Arlington, V.A.
Secretary, The Theodore H. Barth Foundation, Inc.

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

Janet Goss
B.A., Clark University, 1982; J.D., American University, 1986
Bethesda, MD
Partner, GMMB, Inc.

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

Peter Mugar
B.A., Clark University, 1996
Boston, MA
President, Mugar Asset Management

Jennifer Ottinger
B.A., Clark University, 1994; M.B.A., Columbia University, 1998
New York, NY
Global Head of Compensation & Benefits, BlackRock, Inc.

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

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.

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.

Mark Wetzel
B.S., University of Vermont, 1994; M.B.A. Dartmouth College, 1990
North Granby, CT / Dennis, MA
President, Fiducient Advisors

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

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.

Karen Patterson Greene
B.A., Clark University, 1992; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Inst., 1996
Natick, MA
Director of Special Projects & Board Relations, Woodwell Climate Research Center

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