May 05, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 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, Jr., Esq.
Kevin Flood
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
Phillip Maisano, Esq.
David J. McCabe, Esq.
J. Riley McDonough
JoAnn M. Murphy
Joseph E. Nyre, PhD
C. Patrick O’Donnell, Jr.
Sean O’Shea
Stephen V. Reitano
Peter Ripp
Eric Robinson, PhD
Armando Rodriguez, Jr.
Charles Schoenherr
Margaret Timoney
Ingrid Thompson-Sellers
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
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

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

School of Arts and Science

Sibdas Ghosh, PhD
Dean, School of Arts and Science

Joseph Stabile, PhD
Interim Associate Dean

Mary Ellen Walsh, MA
Assistant Dean

School of Business

William B. Lamb, PhD

Hugh J. McCabe, MBA
Associate Dean

Rosemary Rubbo, MA
Associate Dean


** 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

Anthony Iodice, MLS, MA
Manager, Faculty Library Services and Digital Collections

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

Claire Morrissey, MLS
Rockland Graduate Center Librarian

Kathleen Pascuzzi, BA
Assistant Help Desk Manager

Registrar’s Office

Thomas Murasso, BS

Janet Ferreira-Carlson, BA
Assistant Registrar

Kelly-Annen Giannone, MS
Student Records Coordinator & TAP Certification Officer

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

Charlotte Wray, PhD
Assistant Director of Honors

Study Abroad

Thomas Van Cleave, PhD
Director of Study Abroad

Enrollment Management

Lauren Mounty
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

Melissa Gariola
Liaison for the Honors Program

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

Julia Frampton
Admissions Counselor

Kyle Byrne
Admissions Counselor

*Raymond Garo, BBA
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Benny Rivera
Admissions Counselor

Walter Hughes, Jr.
Admissions Counselor/Regional Representative

Katelyn Brunck, MS
Director of Graduate Admissions

Sedona Rose Basher, MBA
Associate Director of Digital Enrollment Communication

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

Ryan De Vito
Assistant Director of Graduate Business 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

Janey Aiello, MS
Director of Student Accounts

Victoria Woisin, BA
Associate Director of Student Financial Services

Assistant Director of Student Accounts

Financial Aid Councelor

Dana Vitale
Financial Aid Counselor

Leandra Dominguez, BA
Financial Aid Counselor

Geraldine Owens
Financial Aid Counselor

Nancy Wilder
SFS Systems and Loan Coordinator

Student Life

Denise C. Hopkins
Vice Provost for Student Life

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

Director of Student Development

Maria Haber, MA
Assistant Director of Student Development

Campus Safety and Security

Adrian Navarrete
Director of Campus Safety and Security

Douglas McLeer
Associate Director of Campus Safety and Security

Career Development

Associate Vice Provost for Personal and Career Development

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

Darelle Thomas, MA
Associate Director, Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development

Sara Osorio, BA
Senior Career Development Specialist


Brielle Stark-Adler, PhD
Director of Counseling

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

Michael Buls, PhD
Counselor/Staff Psychologist

Meredith Beardman, LMHC
Counselor/Alcohol and Other Drugs Coordinator

Alison Rivers, PhD
Counselor/Staff Psychologist

Robin Scafer, PMH-NP
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Tristan Adams
Dolce Postdoctoral Fellow

Health Services

Robin Schafer,PND-C

John Giampietro, MD
College Physician

Office of Mission and Ministry

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

Amanda Howerton-Fox
Coordinator of Success Center

Off-Campus and Commuter Services

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

Residential Life

Courtney Ferrick, MA
Director for Residential Life

Rhonda Remy, MPA
Assistant Director

Alister Englehardt, MA
Coordinator of Housing Operations

Stephanie Olson, MA
Residence Hall Director, Rice Hall and The Apartments at Eastchester

Brandon Lewis, MS
Residence Hall Director, Loftus Hall

Caroline McGowan
Residence Hall Director of Hales Hall, Conese Hall, and On-Campus Houses


Rick Cole, Jr. MSEd
Director of Athletics

Jamie Fogarty, MS
Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator

Matt Glovaski, MA
Deputy Director of Athletics

Brian Beyrer, BS
Director of College & Athletic Communications

Sam DeRosa, MS, ATC
Senior Associate Director of Athletics/Sports Medicine

Edward (EJ) Ferraro
Assistant Director of Athletics, Campus Recreation


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

Joann Smith, MS
Assistant Director of College Marketing and Communications

Randi Kois Hanvey
Director of Research and Prospect Strategy

Eydie Jordan
Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Elizabeth Faia Orgera, MBA
Senior Director for Alumni Engagement and Events

Brian Beyrer, BS
Director of College & Athletic Communications

Pam Bottge
Campaign Director

Elyse Carter
Director of Creative Services

Suzanne Flood, MA
Content Specialist

Steve Auge
Senior Director, Planned and Major Gifts

Ed Lally
Major Gifts Office

Kathleen Haverlock
Major Gifts Officer

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

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

Tim Kahayas, MA
Assistant Director of Advancement and Presidential Events

Bianca DeLeon, MA
Digital and Social Media Manager

Casey Delli Carpini
Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs

Christina Nassayon Pesco, MA
Director of Alumni and Special Events

Vin Varvara
Gift Processing Specialist

Vanessa Williams
Assistant to the Director for Alumni Relations

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


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

Sheila Jones
Facilities Budget Manager

Juan Carlos Pereira
Custodial Manager

Center for Advising and Academic Services

Laurie J. Wenchell, MSEd
Senior Director, Center for Advising and Academic Services

*Stephen Scollard
Director of Academic Services

Patti Ingraham
Director of Academic Services

Nicole De Piano

Latoya Attis, MS

* “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