Leadership Council

Committee Charge
The Leadership Council advises the President on matters of university business in an effort to improve communication and establish a sense of unity across the campus departments. The council meets once a month during the academic year in conjunction with the President’s Cabinet.

Committee Membership
The committee consists of the following members:

Cabinet Members:

  • Richard V. Hurley, President
  • Leah K. Cox, Special Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Sabrina Johnson, Associate Vice President for Human Resources
  • Juliette Landphair, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Jonathan Levin, Provost
  • Salvatore M. Meringolo, Vice President for Advancement and University Relations
  • Richard R. Pearce, Vice President for Administration and Finance
  • Jeffrey W. Rountree, Chief Executive Officer, UMW Foundation
  • Martin A. Wilder, Jr., Chief of Staff
  • Kimberley Buster-Williams, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management


  • Taiwo Ande, Assistant Provost for Institutional Analysis & Effectiveness
  • Brian Baker, Executive Director, Economic Development
  • Anna Billingsley, Associate VP of University Relations
  • Hall Cheshire, Interim CIO
  • Richard Finkelstein, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Tera Kovanes, Director of Internal Audit
  • Jeff McClurken, Special Assistant to the Provost for Teaching, Technology, and Innovation
  • John Morello, Associate Provost
  • Nina Mikhalevsky, Interim Dean, College of Education
  • Michael Morley, President, Staff Advisory Council
  • Tim O’Donnell, Associate Provost for Academic Engagement and Student Success
  • Lynne Richardson, Dean, College of Business
  • Mark Safferstone, Executive Director of the Center for Professional Development and Dahlgren Campus
  • Kenneth Tyler, Athletics Director

Faculty Council Representatives:

  • P. Anand Rao, Chair
  • Kristin Marsh, Vice-Chair
  • Ken Machande, Secretary

Meeting Minutes

February 20, 2013
March 13, 2013
April 24, 2013
October 16, 2013
April 16, 2014
December 17, 2014
June 17, 2015
September 23, 2015
October 21, 2015
November 18, 2015
January 27, 2016
February 17, 2016

March 23, 2016