2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Trustees and Administration



Iona College Board of Legal Trustees

David P. Brown
Linda M. Bruno
Ronald M. DeFeo
Andrew J. Dolce
Patrick C. Dunican
Kevin Flood
Susom Ghosh
Theresa A. Gottlieb, Esq.
Julia Considine Greifeld
Kevin M. Griffith, CFC
Thomas E. Hales
Michael Hegarty
Kathleen A. Hurlie
James P. Hynes
John C. Judge
Robert V. LaPenta
Bartley F. Livolsi
David J. McCabe, Esq.
J. Riley McDonough
JoAnn M. Murphy
Joseph E. Nyre, PhD
Stephen V. Reitano
Eric Robinson, PhD
Armando Rodriguez, Jr.
Charles Schoenherr
Margaret Timoney
Raymond J. Vercruysse, CFC
Brian M. Walsh, CFC
Lawrence I. Wills

Trustees Emeriti

Jeremiah J. Burns ^
Michael A. Cerussi ^
John J. Duffy, Esq. ^
Daniel J. Houlihan ^
Patrick J. Lynch
William J. Maloney ^
Charles H. McCabe
John A. Mulcahy ^
Joseph M. Murphy
Jack Rudin
James M. Slattery ^
Joseph A. Vitanza ^

Deceased ^


Joseph E. Nyre, PhD

** Vincent J. Calluzzo, PhD
Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for
Academic Affairs

Kathleen McElroy, JD
General Counsel

Mary Ellen Callaghan, MBA
Chief of Staff and Board Secretary

Tricia Mulligan, PhD
Associate Provost for Strategic Academic Initiatives

Michael Jordan, PhD
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jason Diffenderfer, MA, MS
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning

School of Arts and Science

Sibdas Ghosh, PhD
Dean, School of Arts and Science

Amy Stackhouse, PhD
Associate Dean

Laurie J. Wenchell, MSEd
Assistant Dean

Mary Ellen Walsh, MA
Assistant Dean

Technical Analyst

* Stephen Scollard, BS
Academic Advisor

Hagan School of Business

Charles J. Cante, PhD
Interim Dean

Hugh J. McCabe, MBA
Associate Dean

Rosemary Rubbo, MA
Associate Dean

Patti Ingraham, BS
Director of Academic Services


** Richard Palladino, MLS, MS
Director of Libraries

Natalka Sawchuk, MLS, MS
Assistant Director of Libraries for
Public Services and Systems

Diana Kiel, MLS
Coordinator of Technical Services

Senior Reference and Instructional
Services Librarian

Valerie Masone, MSLS, MA
Serials Librarian

Callie Bergeris, MS, MLS
Information Literacy and Instruction Librarian

Cynthia Denesevich, MBA, MLIS
Reference and Instructional Services Librarian

Jill Gross, MLIS
Media and Digital Resources Librarian

Eileen Layman, MLS
Rockland Graduate Center Librarian

Claire Morrissey, MLS
Rockland Graduate Center Librarian

Kathleen Pascuzzi, BA
Assistant Help Desk Manager

Center For Student Success

Student Success

* J. Kevin Devlin, CFC, EdD
Senior Director of Center for Student Success

Felicia Colangelo, MS
Associate Director of Center for Student Success

Samuel Rudin Academic Resource Center

* Marlin Thomas, MA
Director of Academic Support

Thomas Del Vecchio, MA, MS
Learning Specialist

Caroline Cappola, MSEd
Coordinator of ESL

College Assistance Program

Daneshea Palmer, MA

Science and Technology Entry Program (S.T.E.P)
Leonie Gordon, BA

Honors Degree Program
Kim Paffenroth, PhD
Director of Honors

Study Abroad
Thomas Van Cleave, PhD
Director of Study Abroad

Enrollment Management

Lauren Mounty
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management


Alick LeTang, MS
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management

Regina Reilly, BA
Director of Admissions Communications and Event Planning

*Teresa Lucas, MS
Director of Operations

Roseanne Cerniglia, MBA
Associate Director of Operations

Joanna Cavallo, MS
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions/International Counselor

Melissa Gariola
Assistant Director of Admissions/International Recruitment

*Br. Jason Ford, CFC
Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Recruitment

Dashea Hickson, MS
Senior Admissions Counselor

Sarah Barancotta, BS
Admissions Counselor

Teresa Battaglia
Admissions Counselor

*Raymond Garo, BBA
Admissions Counselor

Katelyn Brunck, MS
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions

Sedona Rose Basher, MBA
Assistant Director of MBA/MS Admissions

Shantell Aughburns, BA
Assistant Director of Graduate Arts and Science Admissions

Krista Gotlieb, BA
Assistant Director of Graduate Arts and Science Admissions

Claire Morrissey, MS
Coordinator of Rockland Campus

Student Financial Services

Eileen F. Doyle, MPA
Associate Vice President for Student Financial Services

* Mary A. Grant, AAS
Director of Financial Aid

*Jennifer Connolly, BA
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Robert Mirabal, BS
Director of Student Accounts

Victoria Woisin, BA
Associate Director of Student Financial Services

Kathleen O’Connor, MBA
Assistant Director of Student Accounts


Janet Ferreria-Carlson
Assistant Registrar

Latoya Attis, MS
Financial Aid Counselor

Leandra Dominguez, BA
Financial Aid Counselor

Geraldine Owens
Financial Aid Counselor

Student Life

Denise C. Hopkins
Vice Provost for Student Life

Elizabeth Oliveri-Lenahan, MS
Assistant Vice Provost for Student Development

Kristin Yanniello, MA
Assistant Director of Student Development

Campus Safety and Security

Dominic Locatelli, BA
Director of Campus Safety and Security

Douglas McLeer
Associate Director of Campus Safety and Security

Career Development

Phyllis Blake, BBA
Director, Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development


Brielle Stark-Adler, PhD
Director of Counseling

Nicole T. Ruggeri. PsyD
Associate Director/Coordinator of Training

Daniel Ruckdeschel, PhD
Counselor/Coordinator of Outreach Services

Deborah Krishnan, PsyD
Counselor/Coordinator of Wellness Services

Health Services

Jacqueline Agnello-Vazquez, FNP

John Giampietro, MD
College Physician

Office of Mission and Ministry

* Carl Procario-Foley, PhD
Director of Mission and Ministry

Ashley Napoli
Coordinator of Success Center

Off-Campus and Commuter Services

Michele Sampson-Nelson, MSEd
Director of Off-Campus and Commuter Services

Residential Life

Michael Labella, MA
Director for Residential Life

Assistant Director

Gail Dray, MA
Administrative Assistant

Jasmine Smalls, MA
Residence Hall Director, Rice Hall and The Apartments
at Eastchester

Timothy Uhrich, MA
Residence Hall Director, Conese and South Halls

Peter Watson, MBA
Residence Hall Director, Loftus Hall

Mel Pelletier, MEd
Residence Hall Director, Housing Operations


Rick Cole, Jr. MSEd
Director of Athletics

Jamie Fogarty, MS
Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Student Athlete

Matt Glovaski, MA
Associate Director of Athletics/Internal Affairs

Brian Beyrer, BS
Director of College & Athletic Communications


Paul Sutera, MS, CFRE
Senior Vice President for Advancement
and External Affairs

Kara Brennan, MS
Director of Development for Leadership Giving
and Reunions

Caitlyn Keueger, BS
Director of Advancement and Presidential Events

Lisa W. Romano, MS
Assistant Director of College Marketing
and Communications

Leslie Frucht, MA
Director of Research and Prospect Strategy

Eydie Jordan
Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Daniel V. Konopka, MBA
Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations

* Rose LaBella
Associate Director for Database Management
and Compliance

Elizabeth Faia Orgera, MBA
Director of Alumni Relations

Todd Wilson, BA
Senior Director of College Marketing
and Communications

Brian Beyrer, BS
Director of College & Athletic Communications

Suzanne Augustyn, BFA
Director of Creative Services

Suzanne Flood, MA
Content Specialist

Greg Teeter, JD
Associate Vice President for Major and
Planned Giving

John Kahl, MBA
Major Gifts Office

Michele Galioto, BA
Major Gifts Officer

Jill Krueger, MPA
Senior Director of Annual Giving and
Advancement Services

Dina Mangiafridda, MPA
Associate Director of Grants, Administration,
and Stewardship

Information Technology

* Joanne Laughlin Steele, MBA
Vice Provost for Information Technology/
Chief Information Officer

* Dimitris Halaris, BA
Assistant Vice Provost for Information Technology

** Adrianna DiLello, MBA
Director of Information Technology

Donna Clapsaddle, DPS
Director of Programming and Systems

Anthony Iodice, MLS, MBA
Manager of CELTIC


Anne Marie Schettini-Lynch, MBA, CPA, CTP
Senior Vice President for Finance
and Administration

Tracey Wilmot, BBA
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator

Nancy Morano
Director of Business Services

Sunil Ittoop
Assistant Controller

Colette Moculski

Facilities Management

Richard Murray
Director of Facilities Management

* Andrew Albrecht, MBA
Associate Director of Facilities Management

Michael O’Donnell
Manager of Grounds

Louis Kangas
Trades Manager

Peter Heslin, BFA
Mechanical Manager


* “Pro Operis” Award for 20 years of service to Iona College
** “Bene Merenti” Award for 30 years of service to Iona College
*** “Pro Multis Annis” Award for 40 years of service to Iona College
**** “Facere Et Docere” Award for 50 years of service to Iona College