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Executive Council

Executive Council Members

Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D.
USF President

M.S. – Northeastern University
MBA – Kenan Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Shannon Brown
Interim Dean, College of Business & Health Administration

B.A. – Corporate Communications/Business Administration; Dominican University (1994)
MBA – Human Resources Management; Dominican University (1995)
Ph.D. – Values Driven Leadership; Benedictine University (2014)

Terrance L. Cottrell,
Vice President of Information Technology & Planning
B.A. – University of St. Francis
M.S. – University of Illinois
MBA – University of St. Francis
Ed.D. – Northern Illinois University

Elizabeth Davies
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

B.A. – Swarthmore College
M.A. – University of Chicago
Ph.D. – University of Chicago

John Gambro
Dean, College of Education

B.A. – Northeastern Illinois University
M.S.Ed. and Ed.D. – Northern Illinois University

Julee Gard
Vice President of Administration and Finance

B.A. and MBA – University of St. Thomas

Allison Heard
Institutional Diversity  Director & Title IX Coordinator
B.A. and M.Ed. – University of Vermont

Sr. Mary Elizabeth Imler, OSF,
Vice President of Mission Integration and University Ministry
B.S. – Saint Mary’s College at Notre Dame
M.S. – Purdue University at Fort Wayne
M.A. – Saint Bonaventure University

Beth Roth,
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
B.A. – Vassar College
M.A. and Ph.D. – University of Chicago

Lisa Sampalis,
Director of Advancement
B.A. – Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Eric Wignall,
Vice President of Admission and Enrollment Services

B.S. – Indiana State University
M.A. – University of Essex