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Administrative Structure

The president is the executive head of the University and of all its departments and exercises such supervision and direction as will promote the efficient operation of the University. The president is responsible to the APSU Board of Trustees.

The president is the official means of communication between the faculty and APSU Board of Trustees and between students and the APSU Board of Trustees. The president recommends annually to the APSU Board of Trustees, the creation or continuance of positions of faculty and other employees of the University. The president has the authority to recommend or make appointments of personnel and, within budgetary limitations, to fix their salaries and to recommend or approve promotions, transfers, leaves of absence, and removal of personnel, pursuant to the policies and procedures of the APSU Board of Trustees and subject to such prior approval or confirmation of the Board.

The following officers are directly responsible to the president: 

  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Vice President for External Affairs
  • Vice President for Legal Affairs & Secretary to the APSU Board of Trustees
  • Assistant Vice President  for Community and Government Relations
  • Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
  • Director of Athletics
  • Director of Internal Audit
  • Military Advisor in Residence 


Current Organizational Chart:

Please visit the APSU Governance section of the APSU website at https://www.apsu.edu/governance/organizational-chart.php for the current APSU Organizational Chart depicting the organizational structure for the University as a whole and for the academic division of the University.

Dean of the College of Arts and Letters

The dean of the College of Arts and Letters (CoAL) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation, and evaluation of the Arts and Letters’ instructional, public service, research and staff functions. The departments/programs in the College of Arts and Letters include African American Studies; department of Art and Design; Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Communication; History and Philosophy; Languages and Literature; Music; Theatre and Dance; and Women’s Studies.

Dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

The dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences (CoBHS) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research and staff functions. The departments and schools in College of Behavioral and Health Sciences include the school of nursing and the departments of criminal justice; health and human performance; leadership and organizational administration; military science and leadership; political science and public management; psychological science and counseling; social work; and sociology. 

Dean of the College of Business

The dean of the College of Business provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments in the College of Business are the department of accounting, finance, and economics and the department of management, marketing, and general business.

Dean of the Eriksson College of Education

The dean of the Eriksson College of Education provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments, centers and programs in the Eriksson College of Education include the department of educational specialties, department of teaching and learning, the general studies program, and Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA), the Jack Hunt STEM Center, The Center for Rural Education and Full Spectrum Learning (FSL). The Eriksson College of Education also houses The Office of Teacher Education and Partnerships, Office of COE Assessment and the Office of Certification and Licensure.

Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

The dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CoSTEM) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the Sciences and Mathematics instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments/programs in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics include department of agriculture; allied health sciences; biology; chemistry; Center of Excellence for Field Biology; computer science and information technology; engineering technology; geosciences; mathematics and statistics; and physics, engineering and astronomy.

Dean of the College of Graduate Studies

The dean of the College of Graduate Studies is responsible for policy development and administration of policies affecting the College of Graduate Studies and graduate students. The dean works with the Graduate Academic Council and Research Council in recommending policy, and the dean is responsible for demonstrating course and program need to the academic deans at the graduate level. The dean is responsible for information relative to the graduate programs with direct feedback to and from the academic deans. The dean also oversees the graduate programs in the departments within the College. Accordingly, the dean is involved directly with the planning, staffing, curricular review, policy implementation, instructional programs, research, public service and financial operations within the college.

Executive Director of APSU Center at Fort Campbell

The executive director is responsible for the operation of Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. The executive director also serves as the academic liaison to the Clarksville campus. The executive director, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, participates in the design, planning, organization and operation of the AP Center at Fort Campbell. 

Director of the Library

The director of the F.G. Woodward Library is responsible for providing library and media services to support the educational, research and public service mission of the University. The director manages and coordinates the units within the Library; communicates library needs to the University; and represents the University at library meetings. The units within the Library include Access Services, Research & Instruction, Resources Management, Archives & Special Collections, and Technology Resources. The director reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Michael Licari

 

President

Vacant

 

Military Advisor in Residence

Carol Clark

 

Assistant Vice President for Community and Government Relations

Blayne Clements

 

Director, Internal Audit

Gerald Harrison

 

Director, Athletics

Corey Harkey

 

Interim Vice President for Legal Affairs

McCartney Johnson

 

Interim Secretary to the APSU Board of Trustees

LaNeeca Williams

 

Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator

Maria Cronley

     

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Allen Barger

 

Director for Freshman Retention & Advising

Lisa Barron

 

Director, Teacher Education & Partnerships

Chad Brooks

 

Associate Provost for Research & Dean, College of Graduate Studies

Tucker Brown

 

Dean, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

Noelle Cannon

 

Director, TECTA

Marissa Chandler

 

Director, Study Abroad and International Exchange

Prentice Chandler

 

Dean,  Eriksson College of Education

TBA

 

Director, International Student Services

Melissa Conwell

 

Director, Tri-County Upward Bound

Amy Corlew

 

Director, Admissions

Janice Crews

 

Director, Center of Excellence for Creative Arts

Lynne Crosby

 

Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

TBA

 

Interim Director, Research & Sponsored Programs and Director, Student Research and Innovation

Steven Hamilton

 

Director, Center for Field Biology

Mickey Hepner

 

Dean, College of Business

Tim Hudson

 

Executive Director, Extended and International Education

John Johnson

 

Director, Educational Opportunity Center & Student Support Services

Barry Jones

 

Dean, College of Arts and Letters

Nancy KingSanders

 

Vice Provost for Student Achievement

Andrew Luna

 

Executive Director, Decision Support & Institutional Research

Samantha Mallory

 

Director, Learning Resource Center

Karen Meisch

 

Dean, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Lady Amor Moran

 

Director, Distance Education

Kristine Nakutis

 

Executive Director of Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell

Lorneth Peters

 

Director, Tennessee Small Business Development Center

Donna Price

 

Director, Student Financial Aid & Scholarships

Ashlee Spearman

 

Director, Academic Services and Engagement

Joe Weber

 

Director, Library Services

Mike Wilson

 

Director, GIS Center

Timothy Winters

 

Director, Honors and President’s Emerging Leaders Programs

Amanda Wornhoff

 

Director, Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment

Telaina Wrigley

 

Registrar

Chiquita Jackson

 

Director, Dual Enrollment

 

Lt. General Ronald Bailey

     

 Vice President, External Affairs

Brad Averitt

 

Director of Development, University Advancement

Kimberly Adkinson

 

Director, Donor Relations & Scholarships, University Advancement

Katherine Bailey

 

Research Analyst

Charles Booth

 

Director of Communications, Public Relations & Marketing

Matt Bucy

 

Director, Development Operations & Annual Giving

Brian Dunn

 

University Editor/Writer, Public Relations & Marketing

Hannah Eden

 

Campus Webmaster, Public Relations & Marketing

Jana Gilbert

 

Supervisor, Print Shop

Loretta Griffy

 

Associate Provost for Student Success Strategic Initiatives

Jordan Harman

 

Director of Development, University Advancement

David Johnson

 

Graphic Designer, Printing Services

Tonya Leszczak

 

Assistant Director & Special Events, Alumni Relations

Beth Lowary

 

Marketing Manager, Public Relations & Marketing

Kristin Miller

 

 Graphic Designer, Public Relations & Marketing

Sam Mynhier

 

 Assistant Director, Advancement Services

Bill Persinger

 

  Executive Director, Public Relations & Marketing

Nicole Peterson

 

Director, Alumni Relations

Kristopher Phillips

 

Assistant Vice President, University Advancement

Taylor Slifko

 

Coordinator, Photography & Social Media, Public Relations &            Marketing

Vonda St. Amant

 

Assistant Executive Director, University Advancement

Jerica Swiger

 

 Director of Development, University Advancement

Michele Tyndall

 

Manager, Printing Services & Projects

Rollow Welch

 

Assistant Director of Publication, Public Relations &                                  Marketing

Larry Wheeler

 

 Functional Support Specialist, University Advancement

Eric Norman

     

Vice President for Student Affairs

Jolann Baldwin

 

Director, Student Conduct/Case Management

Yanaraliz Barnes

 

Coordinator, Hispanic Cultural Center

Tammy Bryant

 

Director, Student Affairs Programs & Assessment

Harriet Collins

 

Coordinator, Fraternity/Sorority Affairs

David Davenport

 

Director, University Recreation

Victor Felts

 

Associate Dean of Students & Director, Student Life & Engagement

Ashley Kautz

 

Coordinator, Adult, Nontraditional & Transfer Student Center

Jasmin Linares

 

Coordinator, Military Student Center

Jamie McCrary

 

Director, Disability Services

Joe Mills

 

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Director of Housing, Residence Life & Dining Services

Claudia Rodriquez

 

Director, Little Govs Child Learning Center

Jeff Rutter

 

Director, Student Counseling & Health Services

Greg Singleton

 

Associate Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students

Harold Wallace

 

Director, Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

Vacant

 

Director, Career Services

Vacant

 

Coordinator, Student Affairs Publications & Marketing

Academic Affairs

APSU Box 4505

Maria Cronley, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs 221-7676

Academic Affairs

APSU Box 4505

Lynne Crosby, Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Browning, 109
221-7992

Enrollment and Student Achievement

APSU Box 4447

Nancy KingSanders, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Achievement
Ellington, 203
221-6683

Academic Strategic initiatives and Foundation Engagement

 

Loretta Griffy, Associate Vice President for Academic Strategic Initiatives and Foundation Engagement

Browning 216

221-7634

Extended and International Education

APSU Box 4395

Tim Hudson, Executive Director
McReynolds, 212A
221-7779

Distance Education

APSU Box 4395

Lady Amor Moran, Director
McReynolds, 210A
221-7256

College of Arts and Letters

APSU Box 4534

Barry Jones, Dean
Harned, 128

Kristen Sienkiewicz, Associate Dean

Andrea Spofford, Associate Dean

221-6346

221-7770

221-7869

College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

APSU Box 4474

Tucker Brown, Dean
McCord, 214

Melissa Kates, Associate Dean

221-7423

221-7188

College of Business

APSU Box 4458

Mickey Hepner, Dean
Kimbrough, 104

Emily Lean, Associate Dean

221-7675

Eriksson College of Education

APSU Box 4458

Prentice Chandler, Dean
Claxton, 210

Lori Allen, Associate Dean

Lisa Barron, Associate Dean

221-7697

221-7536

221-7190

College of Graduate Studies

APSU Box 4458

Chad Brooks, Associate Provost & Dean
McReynolds, 119C

Tim Leszczak, Associate Dean

221-7415

221-6112

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

APSU Box 4538

Karen Meisch, Dean
HSC, 129

Kallina Dunkle, Associate Dean

221-7964

221-7451

Faculty Senate President

APSU Box 4418

Christine Mathenge

McCord 128

221-6434

F.G. Woodward Library

APSU Box 4594

Joe Weber, Director
Woodward Library, 228

221-7613

APSU Center at Fort Campbell

APSU Box 4455

Kristine Nakutis, Executive Director

221-1412

Academic Departments

Accounting, Finance, and Economics

Dong Nyonna

Chair

Kimbrough 130

221-7578

African American Studies

 

Coordinator

Harned 220

221-7886

Agriculture

Don Sudbrink

Chair

Sundquist D232

221-7272

Allied Health Sciences

Amy Lebkuecher

Chair

Sundquist D236

221-6455

Art

Tony Morris

Chair

Trahern 422

221-7330

Biology

Amy Thompson

Chair

Sundquist D217

221-7223

Center for Creative Arts

Janice Crews

Director

Clement

221-7643

Center for Field Biology

Steven Hamilton

Director

Sundquist D105

221-7783

Chemistry

Lisa Sullivan

Chair

Sundquist D320

221-6148

Communication

Rob Baron

Chair

Music Mass Comm 171

221-7364

Criminal Justice

Scott Culhane

Chair

Ft. Campbell Rm. 211

221-1479

Comp. Sci. & Info. Tech.

Leong Lee

Chair

Maynard 207

221-7822

Educational Specialties

Tom Buttery

Chair

Claxton 106D

221-7518

Engineering Technology

Ravichandran Manimaran

Chair

Fort Campbell Ctr.

221-1427

Geosciences

Jack Deibert

Chair

McCord 133

221-6318

Global Studies, Institute of

Thomas O’Connor

Director

Fort Campbell Ctr

221-1477

Health & Human Performance

Marcy Maurer

Chair

Dunn Center 267

221-6105

History/Philosophy

Cameron Sutt

Chair

Harned 339

221-7924

Honors/PELP

Timothy Winters

Director

Honors Commons

221-6398

Languages & Literature

Mercy Cannon

Chair

Harned 115

221-7893

Leadership and Organizational Administration

William Rayburn

Director

McCord 204

221-6377

Management & Marketing

Victoria McCarthy

Chair

Kimbrough 130

221-6366

 

Mathematics & Statistics Samuel Jator Chair Maynard 203 221-7313

Military Science & Leadership (ROTC)

LTC Eric Westphal

 

Memorial Health

221-7977

Music

Eric Branscome

Chair

Music Mass Comm 138

221-7810

Nursing

 

Mary Eve Rice

Director

McCord 218B

221-7710

Physics, Engineering & Astronomy

Alex King

Chair

Sundquist B321

221-6158

Political Science & Public Management

Marsha Lyle-Gonga

Chair

Clement 151

221-6398

Psychological Science & Counseling

Nicole Knickmeyer

Chair

Clement 217B

221-6505

Sociology

Jonniann Butterfield

Chair

McCord 205A

221-7725

Social Work Study Abroad &

Melissa Kates

Interim Chair

Clement 151

221-6398

International Exchange

Marissa Chandler

Director

White House-Drane St.

221-6851

Teaching and Learning

Benita Bruster

Chair

Claxton 232

221-7513

Theatre and Dance

Marcus Hayes

Chair

Trahern 229

221-6768

Women’s Studies

Jill Eichhorn

Coordinator

Harned 139

221-6314

 

Academic Advising, APSU 1000, AS Liberal Arts, BS General Studies, PASS 0900

 Allen Barger, Director

 6643

Academic Inventory

Jasmine O’Brien

6243

Admissions Standards, Campus Recruiting Events

Amy Deaton Corlew Director of Admissions

7661

Athletic Events, Tickets, Govs

Athletic Operations

7761

Club

Govs Club

7329

Bookstore

Shonte Cadwallader, Manager

6703

Tammy Silva, University Liaison

6164

Campus Safety Concerns, Dangerous/Illegal Behavior

Sammie Williams Campus Police Chief

7786

Careers, Job Listings, Choosing a Major, Internships

Career Services, Dr. Amanda Walker, Director

6544

Classroom Misconduct, Student Discipline Issues, Academic Dishonesty

Gregory Singleton, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

7341

D2L, Turnitin, Online proctoring, online video/captions, online course design

Distance Education Support Desk

6625

Dual Enrollment

Chiquita Jackson, Director

 

7175

Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs

Donna Price, Director

7907

Grade Reporting,  OneStop, Academic Records

Telaina Wrigley, Registrar

6238

Research & Sponsored Programs

Chad Brooks, Interim Director

7841

Harassment or Discrimination

Sheila Bryant, Office of Equity, Access & Inclusion

7178

Health Services/Counseling

Jeff Rutter, Director, Student Counseling Services & Health Services

6162

Housing and Residence Life

Joe Mills, Assistant Vice President

7444

Information Technology – User account management, applications, computer, mobile, audio visual and network tech support, information security breaches

GovsTech Help Desk

4357

Learning Resource Center

Samantha Mallory

6553

Library Resources

Access Services Desk

7346

Research Assistance Desk

6186

Media Inquiries, Publications

Bill Persinger, Executive Director, Public Relations and Marketing

7459

Online Course Development, APSU Online, TN eCampus

Lady Amor Moran, Director of Distance Education

7256

Pay Check, Contract, Salary

Payroll, Janice Weyant, Manager

7398

Parking

Public Safety-Rasheda Smith

7786

Student Disability Registration, Accommodations

Jamie McCrary

Director, Disability Services

6230

Student Organizations, Student Life & Engagement

Victor Felts, Associate Dean of Students and Director, Student Life & Engagement

7431

Telephone Equipment, Voice Mail, Telephone Directory

 Telephone Services

6191

Tutoring Assistance

Tutoring Lab

6550