Office of the President

President’s Cabinet

The President’s Cabinet is chaired by the University President, who is responsible for setting the meeting agenda. The President’s Cabinet oversees operations of the entire campus and establishes the mission, vision,
and strategic goals and directions of the university. The President’s Cabinet, through discussion and majority vote, approves policy as recommended by its members, the University Leadership Council, 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. The President’s Cabinet draws from the President’s Office for administrative support and meets at least monthly. The President’s Cabinet may meet at other times at the discretion of the President.

Current members include:


Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Leslie Griffin

Vice President for Finance and Administration
Mr. Larry Wakefield (Interim)

Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Eddie Lovin

Vice President for University Advancement
Mr. David Gladden (Interim)

Vice President for Admissions
Ms. Ashley Tanksley (Interim)

Athletics Director 
Mr. Mike Kinnison

Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Information Officer
Dr. Edwin Craft

Faculty Senate President
Mr. Shaun Kelly

Administrative Staff Council Chair
Ms. Amber Hays

Student Government Association President
Ms. Hayden Kirkhart

Cabinet Minutes: