Office of the President

President’s Cabinet

The Cabinet is chaired by the University President, who is responsible for setting the meeting agenda. The Cabinet oversees operations of the entire campus and establishes the mission, vision, and strategic goals and directions of the university. The Cabinet approves policy as recommended by its members or the Academic Council; deliberates on issues that affect student life, the operations of the campus, and the long-term sustainability of the university; and, provides advice and counsel to the President. Cabinet members are appointed by the President.

Current members include:


Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Charles McAdams

Vice President for Finance and Administration
Mr. Jamie Rutledge

Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Vernell Bennett

Vice President for Executive Affairs and Chief of Staff
Dr. Michelle Roberts

Athletic Director
Mr. Ronnie Mayers

Vice President for University Advancement and External Affairs
Mr. Rick Munroe

Academic Council representative
Dr. Billy Moore

Faculty Senate President
Dr. Severine Groh

Administrative Staff Council Chair
Dr. Christy Riddle

Student Government Association President
Mr. Charlie King

Cabinet Minutes: