Dean’s Office & Leadership Team

Dean’s Office

Steven Laymon, Interim Dean
434.982.5206

Susan Lynch, Strategic Project Manager
434.243.1149

Michelle Palma, Senior Administrative Assistant to Interim Dean
434.982.5206 

Mary Andrew, Administrative Assistant to Associate Dean Reed
434.982.5207

Dean’s Leadership Team

Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Services (Vacant)

Associate Dean for Student Services & Enrollment Management (Vacant)

George DiGiacomo, Associate Dean, Chief Information Officer
434.243.2588

Cindy Reed, Associate Dean for Administration
434.243.2546

Sue Herod, Assistant Dean for Finance
434.982.5248

Jane Paluda, Assistant Dean for Marketing & Communications
434.243.2449

Ana Abad-Jorge, Assistant Professor and Director, Health Sciences Management Programs
434.243.8120

James Baker, Senior Director, International Outreach & Alumni Engagement
434.982.5283

Barbara Kessler, Director of Human Resources
434.243.5337

Nammy Lee, Assistant Professor and Interim Senior Director, Business & Professional Studies 
703.536.1113

Stephen Levine, Assistant Professor and Director, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
434.982.5284

John Payne, Senior Director, Strategic Technologies & New Initiatives
434.982.5208

Martha Ann Toms-Farmer, Senior Director of Academic Services & Registrar
434.243.5319

For a complete listing of staff and faculty, please use the University's People Search.