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    Jan 18, 2022  
American University Catalog 2017-2018 
American University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Administration and Board of Trustees

University Administration

President’s Cabinet

Sylvia M. Burwell, President
Scott A. Bass, Provost
Fanta Aw,* Interim Vice President of Campus Life
Bethany Bridgham,* Acting General Counsel
Teresa Flannery, Vice President of Communication
Douglas Kudravetz, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer
Courtney L. Surls, Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations
David Swartz, Vice President and Chief Information Officer
David E. Taylor, Chief of Staff and Secretary, Board of Trustees

Academic Leadership

Christine BN Chin,* Interim Dean, School of International Service
Mary L. Clark, Dean of Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost
Nancy Davenport, University Librarian 
John T. Delaney, Dean, Kogod School of Business
Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, Dean, School of Education
Camille A. Nelson, Dean, Washington College of Law
Jeffrey Rutenbeck, Dean, School of Communication
Peter Starr, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Jonathan Tubman, Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
Jessica L. Waters,* Vice Provost for Academic Student Services and Dean of Undergraduate Education
Carola Weil, Dean, School of Professional and Extended Studies
Vicky M. Wilkins, Interim Dean, School of Public Affairs

Other Senior Administrators

Raina Lenney, Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
Beth Muha,* Assistant Vice President, Human Resources
William Walker, Director, Athletics and Recreation

* Alumna/alumnus of American University

Board of Trustees

Jack C. Cassell,* Chair Thomas A. Gottschalk
Marc N. Duber,* Vice Chair Margery Kraus*
Gary M. Abramson* Gerald Bruce Lee*
Janice Menke Abraham* Ross B. Levinsohn*
Gina F. Adams* Fernando Lewis Navarro*
Stephanie M. Bennett-Smith Charles H. Lydecker*
Sylvia M. Burwell Betsy A. Mangone*
Kim Cape Alan L. Meltzer*
Pamela M. Deese* Andrea Pearson
Todd A. Eisenstadt Arthur J. Rothkopf
LaTrelle Easterling Peter L. Scher*
Hani M.S. Farsi* Jeffrey A. Sine*
Valentina Fernandez* David Trone

* Alumna/alumnus of American University