President’s Council

President’s Council is the College’s senior decision-making body, comprised of the members of Senior Staff, and the Operations and Management Group. The Council assists President Spar in determining policy, setting strategic goals, and resolving a full range of significant issues, from day-to-day management to financial concerns.

Senior Staff

Linda Bell, Provost

Rebecca Friedkin, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Robert Goldberg, Chief Operating Officer

Avis Hinkson, Dean of the College

Vice President for Communications

Bret Silver, Vice President for Development

Debora Spar, President

Jomysha Stephen, Chief of Staff to the President & General Counsel


Operations and Management Group

Gail Beltrone, Vice President for Campus Services

Leslie Cawley, Director of Academic Budget & Planning

Patricia Denison, Associate Provost

Eileen DiBenedetto, Vice President for Finance

Giorgio DiMauro, Dean for International and Global Strategy

Jennifer Fondiller, Dean of Enrollment Management

Natalie Friedman, Dean of Studies

Catherine Geddis, Vice President for Human Resources

Victoria Gordon, Chief of Staff for the Athena Center for Leadership Studies

Louise Hood, Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff for Development, Alumnae Relations, and Career Development

Carol Katzman, Vice President for Information Technology

Patricia Keim, Assistant Vice President for Communications

Anna O'Sullivan, Assistant Vice President for News and Strategic Communications

Alyssa Schiffman, Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Andrea Stagg, Deputy General Counsel

Jomysha Stephen, Chief of Staff to the President & General Counsel