3.2.8 Qualified Administrative/Academic Officers

Comprehensive Standard 3.2.8: Qualified Administrative/Academic Officers

The institution has qualified administrative and academic officers with the experience, competence, and capacity to lead the institution.

Compliance Partial Compliance Non-compliance

NARRATIVE

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USF Sarasota-Manatee) has qualified administrative and academic officers with the appropriate experience and expertise needed to lead the institution. USF System Regulation 10.201 governs the classification, recruitment, selection, and appointment process for these positions. In accordance with USF System Regulation 10.207, administrative and academic officers are evaluated annually to ensure that they continue to demonstrate effective leadership and competence in their respective roles. The USF Sarasota-Manatee Organizational Charts detail reporting lines.

 

Name Title Responsibilities Educational Qualifications Professional Experience
Sandra Stone
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Position Description
Regional Chancellor Chief Executive Officer for USF Sarasota-Manatee and Vice President USF System. Provides leadership for USF Sarasota-Manatee and has overall oversight of campus activities. Ph.D. Sociology, Emory University; M.A. Psychology, University of West Georgia; B.A., Psychology & Sociology, University of West Georgia; Post Doctoral Certificate, Organizational Behavior, Freeman School of Business, Tulane University USF Sarasota-Manatee-Regional Chancellor and Vice President of USF System (10 mo); Dalton State University – Vice President for Academic Affairs (4 yrs); Professor (4 yrs – concurrent) University of West Georgia Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (1 yr); Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs (1 yr), Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (4 yrs), Professor (1 yr), Associate Professor (5 yrs), Assistant Professor (4 yrs); Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Interim Director, So. Polytechnic Applied Research Center (On Loan from Board of Regents) (1yr), Vice Chancellor for Academic Planning & Programs (1yr)
Terry Osborn
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Position Description 
Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Chief Academic Officer. Ensures academic quality across USF Sarasota-Manatee in the following areas: curricula, enrollment, assessment, strategic planning, and faculty recruitment, hiring, retention, and promotion, & tenure Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Connecticut; M. A. German, The University of Tennessee—Knoxville;
B. A. German and Psychology, Berry College.
USF Sarasota-Manatee – Regional Vice Chancellor, Associate Vice-President & Dean, Academic Affairs (1 yr), Interim Regional Chancellor (3 mo);  Dean, College of Education (4 yrs); Fordham University – Chair/Professor, Graduate School of Education (4 yrs); University of Connecticut – Coordinator/Assoc. Professor of World Language Education and Educational Studies (5 yrs); Queens College, CUNY – Director of Graduate Programs in Foreign Language Education and Technology (3 yrs).
Ben Ellinor
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Position Description
Regional Vice Chancellor, Business & Finance Chief Financial Officer. Provides executive leadership in support of the USF Sarasota-Manatee business and financial operations. B.S. Marketing, College of Business, Florida State University USF Sarasota-Manatee – Regional Vice Chancellor, Business & Finance (14 yrs);
USF New College – Budget Director (5 yrs); Florida State University Coordinator, Administrative Services for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (2 yrs), Coordinator, Continuing Education for the Center for Professional Development and Public Service(4 yrs); Gadsden County (FL) Chamber of Commerce – Executive Director (10 yrs)
Bonnie Jones
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Position Description
Assistant Vice President, Institutional Research & Effectiveness Chief Institutional Effectiveness Officer. Responsible for initiating, building, and growing a comprehensive institutional research and effectiveness valuation program that supports decision-making, strategic planning, unit and program assessment, program review, and regional and specialized accreditation. Ph.D., Educational Foundations – Educational Psychology, Kent State University; M.Ed., Educational Administration, Kent State University; B.S. in Ed., Biological Sciences, Miami University USF Sarasota-Manatee –Chief Institutional Research & Effectiveness Officer (10 yrs); Regional Vice Chancellor, Academic & Student Affairs (3 yrs), Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (2 yrs), Associate Vice-President & Dean for Academic Affairs (8 mo), Interim Associate Vice-President & Dean for Academic Affairs (9 mo); Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine – Associate/Assistant Dean for Admissions & Institutional/Educational Research (14 yrs), Assistant Dean/Director, Student Affairs (9 yrs); Cleveland State University – Director of Admissions (1 yr); University of Akron – Assistant Director of Admissions (2 yrs)
Dennis Stover
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Position Description
Regional Vice Chancellor for Advancement Chief Advancement Officer. Direct planning and execution of a comprehensive integrated communications marketing, multi-media production services, public relations, community relations, special events & development for institutional development. Principal gifts fundraising. Administration. USF Foundation liaison. M.S., Education, Indiana University; B.S., Education, Indiana University, Perdue University, Indianapolis USF Sarasota-Manatee – Regional Vice Chancellor for Advancement (3.5 yrs); USF Foundation – Liaison (3.5 yrs); New College Foundation Vice President Philanthropy (1 yr); Senior Friendship CentersSenior Vice President Development (6 yrs); Indiana Department of Education – Education Consultant, Gifted and Talented Education Program Manager (3 yrs); Spencer-Owen School Corporation – Principal/Director and Teacher (5 yrs)
Mary Beth Wallace
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Position Description
Assistant Vice President for Student Success and Engagement Chief Student Services/Affairs Officer. Oversight of academic advising,  career services, disabilities services, registration, veterans affairs, student government and activities; unit budget; administration; accountability for student services activities and programs; ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and University policies and procedures. Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, University of South Florida; Graduate Certificate, Leadership in Developing Human Resources, University of South Florida; M.A., Library and Information Science  University of South Florida;
B.S., Elementary Education, Western Illinois University
USF Sarasota-Manatee – Assistant Vice President for Student Success & Engagement (3 yrs), Interim Dean of Student Services (6 mo), Director/Coordinator, Academic Advising, Academic Advisor (12 yrs), Assistant to the Coordinator of Scheduling (4 yrs)

Casey Welch
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Position Description

 Assistant Vice President; External and Governmental Affairs Responsible for the management, direction, and strategic planning for governmental and external affairs B.S., Political Science & HistoryFlorida State University USF Sarasota-Manatee-Assistant Vice President for External and Governmental Affairs (1 yr); Director of External Affairs (3yr);Florida Citrus Mutual-Director of Congressional Affairs (4 yr);Florida Farm Bureau Federation-Federal Government Affairs (1 yr); National Affairs Coordinator/Agricultural Policy (1 yr); United States House of Representatives-Deputy Legislative Director (1 yr; Legislative Assistant (2 yrs); Office of  Clerk of Florida House of Representatives-Legislative Bill Reading Clerk/Legislative Duplicating Clerk (3 yrs.); Executive Office of the Governor of Florida-Press Assistant (7 mo.)
James Curran
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Position Description
Interim Dean, College of Business; Interim Dean, College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership Administration and and development of undergraduate and graduate programs; resident and adjunct faculty recruitment, assignment, supervision, development, retention, and evaluation; Supervision of staff; Management of unit budget. Leadership in development. Ph.D., Business Administration – Marketing, University of Rhode Island; M.B.A., Marketing/Finance, University of Rhode Island; B.A., Mathematics, Fordham University USF Sarasota-Manatee – Interim Dean, College of Business (9 mo), Interim Dean, College of Hospitality & Tourism  Leadership (3 mo), Assoc. Professor, Marketing (5 yrs), Asst. Professor, Marketing (5 yrs); Bryant University – Asst. Professor, Marketing (5 yrs);  Northeastern University – Visiting Asst. Professor, Marketing (1 yr); University of Rhode Island – Instructor, Marketing (4 yrs), Associate Director, Research Ctr. For Business and Economics (3 yrs); Bryant College – Adjunct Faculty, Marketing (2 yrs)
Jane Rose
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Position Description
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences Administration and and development of undergraduate and graduate programs; resident and adjunct faculty recruitment, assignment, supervision, development, retention, and evaluation; Supervision of staff; Management of unit budget. Leadership in development. Ph.D., English, University of Georgia; M.Ed., English Education, North Georgia State University; B.A., Florida State University; A.A., University of Florida USF Sarasota-Manatee – Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (6 yrs), Associate Dean, College of Arts & Sciences (3 yrs); Georgia College & State University – Assistant to the VPAA (3 yrs), Interim Chair, Dept of English, Speech & Journalism (1 yr), Director, Women’s Stud (4 yrs), Professor-17 yrs
Gainesville, GA, schools –
English teacher (5yrs);
City of Hollywood, FL
Performing Arts Supervisor (5 yrs).
Georgia Patricia Wilson
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Position Description
Interim Dean, College of Education Administration and and development of undergraduate and graduate programs; resident and adjunct faculty recruitment, assignment, supervision, development, retention, and evaluation; Supervision of staff; Management of unit budget. Leadership in development. Ph.D., Reading and Writing Instruction, University of New Hampshire: M.Ed., Elementary Education, University of New Hampshire; B.S., Elementary Education and Special Education, Saint Joseph College USF Sarasota-Manatee – Interim Dean (1yr), Associate Professor (5yrs), Faculty Coordinator of Assessment (5 yrs), Assistant Professor (6 yrs); Towson University – Assistant Professor (5 yrs); University of New Hampshire – Adjunct Instructor (1 yr), Institute on Disabilities, Ctr. For Applied Special Technology, Research Assistant, (2 yrs)
Lora Kosten
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Position Description
Faculty Coordinator, USF Sarasota-Manatee in North Port In addition to teaching responsibilities as Instructor in the College of Education, oversees operations at USF Sarasota-Manatee at North Port. Ph.D. and C.A.G.S, Humanities, Salve Regina University; C.A.G.S. Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed., Urban Education, B.S., Elementary Education, Rhode Island College USF Sarasota-Manatee –  Faculty Coordinator, USFSM at North Port (5 yrs); Instructor, College of Education (8 yrs); Co-Chair USFSM/SCF 2+2 Articulation Committee (1 yr) Rhode Island College – Adjunct Faculty (7 yrs); Central Falls School District, Rhode Island -Elementary School Principal (15 yrs), Grade 4 Teacher (3 yrs), General Science/ Biology Teacher (11 yrs).
Brianne Reck
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Position Description
Faculty Coordinator of Professional Development In addition to teaching responsibilities as Associate Professor in the College of Education, oversees the scheduling and planning of regular professional development activities for USFSM that support excellence in teaching and faculty development. Ph.D., Educational Administration and Supervision, University of Virginia; M.Ed., Reading, Virginia Commonwealth University; B.A., History and Philosophy, Randolph-Macon College USF Sarasota-Manatee –  Faculty Coordinator of Professional Development (1yr); Associate Professor, College of Education (3yrs), Executive Director and Senior Fellow, Center for PAInT (2 yrs), USF (St. Petersburg) – Coordinator of Educational Leadership Program (8 yrs);  University of North Carolina Wilmington – Associate Professor, Masters in School Administration Program Coordinator, Graduate Faculty Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration Program (2 yrs); University of Virginia – Faculty member, School of Continuing and Professional Studies (2 yrs); K-12 Public Schools, Hanover County  – Senior Teacher/Grade Level Administrator (Equivalent to Asst. Principal) (4 yrs); Staff Development Provider (9 yrs); Language Arts & Reading Teacher and Interdisciplinary Team Leader (5 yrs) 
Richard Reich
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Position Description
Faculty Coordinator of Research In addition to teaching responsibilities as Associate Professor, responsible for scheduling, planning, and conducting regular activities for USFSM that support excellence in research; Facilitating systematic ongoing conversations among faculty groups about research; Disseminating information about research opportunities in higher education teaching and learning; Working with Academic Affairs on issues related to research; Developing and managing a faculty research mentor program; Working with Faculty Senate to determine faculty need and priorities for resources and support for research and grants Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of South Florida; M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of South Florida; B.S., Psychology, University of Charleston USF Sarasota-Manatee –  Faculty Coordinator of Research (4 mos); Associate Professor of Psychology ( 1 yr); Assistant Professor of Psychology (4 yrs); Instructor of Psychology (1 yr); Visiting Instructor (4 yrs) University of South Florida –  Adjunct Instructor of Psychology (4 yrs); Adjunct Instructor (4 yrs); Director of Cognitive Assessment (2 yrs) Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute – Applied Research Scientist, Biostatistics (3 yrs); Biostatistician (4 yrs)
Carolyn Dyson
CV
Position Description
Associate Director, Human Resources Provides leadership and guidance on human resources matters, including employee/labor relations, organizational development, compensation, policies and guidelines, succession planning, etc. MBA, Human Resources Concentration, Assumption College; BA, Management, Assumption College USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director of Human Resources -working title (8 yrs); Bryant University – Human Resources Generalist (3 yrs); CELT Corporation – Human Resource Consultant (2 yrs); Unum Provident – Asst. Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Manager (6 yrs)
Michelle Krueger
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Position Description
Director, Purchasing & Business Services Responsible for fulfilling the administrative and fiscal requirements for USFSM’s  business support services, including purchasing, parking, foodservice, bookstore, copy center, central receiving, and vending machines. MBA, University of Sarasota/Argosy; B.S., University of Wisconsin USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director of Purchasing & Business Services (4 ys); Manager, Fiscal 7 Business Administration (4 yrs); Business Manager (3 yrs); Purchasing Coordinator (2 yrs); Profit Counselors – Director of Business Development (3 yrs); University of Sarasota – Director of Business 7 Records (6 yrs)
Richard Lyttle
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Position Description
Director, Facilities Planning & Management Responsible for the master planning, design, construction and facilities management operations for USF Sarasota-Manatee M.Arch., Georgia Institute of Technology; B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology Registered Architect, State of Florida; USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director (10 yrs); USF Tampa – Assistant Director, USF Tampa Facilities Planning and Construction (1 yr), Director of Construction, USF Tampa Health Sciences (4 yrs.); USF Sarasota-Manatee and New College of Florida – Campus Architect (10 yrs); Private practice, (11 yrs); American Institute of Architects, Florida – Recipient, Award of Excellence; American Institute of Architects, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter – Past officer.
Amela Malkic
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Position Description
Director, Global Engagement Office Oversees global engagement initiatives for USFSM, including coordinating, reviewing, and representing USFSM international programs with the college, faculty, staff, and students.  Position is solely responsible for  federally mandated compliance with immigration regulation and is the primary USFSM contact for all immigration compliance related matters. M.S., Higher Education, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; B.A., Hamilton College USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director of Global Engagement (6 mo); Assistant Director of Global Engagement (2y rs); Oxford College of Emory – International Coordinator (2 yrs); University of South Carolina – Assistant Director, PDSO (4 yrs); Ferris State University – International Student Advisor, DSO (2 yrs)
Kimberly Mones
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Position Description
Director, Student Engagement Provides leadership, guidance, and support to ensure the vision and planning to encourage student participation within the campus, local, and global community; Manages the daily operation of staff in student-led programming. M.A., Education, San Diego State University; B.A., History and Political Science, Chapman University USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director of Student Engagement (4 mo); Stony Brook University –  Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life (6 yrs); San Diego State University – Assistant Coordinator (3 yrs), Graduate Assistant (1 yr)
Brian Mudd
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Position Description
Director, Technology Services Oversees all campus information technology support, campus instructional technology support and campus audio-visual event support. Distance Education Certificate, Indiana University; Certified Technology Specialist (C.T.S.), INFOCOMM International; M.A., Central Michigan University; B.A., Central Michigan University USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director, Technology Services (2 yrs); Saginaw Valley State UniversityManager, Instructional Technology Center, Information Technology Services (12 yrs), Supervisor, Student Technology Center (1 yr), Administrator, CastNet Campuswide Digital Message System (6.5 yrs), Head, ITC & Library Audiovisual Svcs. (5 yrs); Delta Community College  Adjunct Faculty, Broadcasting & Telecommunications (1 yr)
Amanda Shurtleff
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Position Description
Director, Academic Advising Directs and supervises academic advisors in a centralized office in Student Services; Works closely with colleges and faculty on course planning, scheduling, and curriculum changes; primary point of contact for USF (Tampa) on academic tracking and degree audit system ; involved in student success initiatives, including early warning systems, mid-term grade reporting, and student registration events. M.S. Florida State University; B.S., Communication and Sociology, Florida State University USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director of Academic Advising (1 yr), Assistant Director of  Academic Advising (1yr), Coordinator of Academic Advising (1 yr), Academic Advisor (6 yrs)
Christine Starosta
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Position Description
Director, Campus Budget Manages the planning, development, management, and control of the campus operating budget. B.S., Accounting, Bentley College. USF Sarasota-Manatee – Campus Budget Director (13 yrs); Charlotte County – Budget Analyst (1yr); Clerk of the Circuit Court, Charlotte County – Financial Accountant (2 yrs); Skidmore College – Bursar (11 yrs).
Andrew Telatovich
CV
Position Description
Director, Admissions and Financial Aid Chief Admissions Officer.  Oversees all admissions, outreach, and financial aid initiatives; Directs and supervises admissions, outreach, and financial aid staff; Develops and implements recruitment, admission, and enrollment of undergraduate and graduate students; Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, and institutional policies and regulations. M.A., Communication Arts, University of West Florida; B.A., Public Relations, Georgia State University USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director of Admissions and Financial Aid (6 mo), Director of Admissions (1 yr), University of West Florida – Associate Director of Admissions (9 yrs), Assistant Director of Admissions (1 yr), Admissions Coordinator (5 yrs)
Sarah Fayard
CV
Position Description
Associate Director, Academic Affairs Ensures administrative processes for Academic Affairs, including curriculum management, academic policy, faculty affairs, faculty support services, community engagement, and website management M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, University of South Florida;
B.S.B.A., Marketing, University of Florida
USF Sarasota-Manatee – Assistant Director, Academic Affairs (1 yr), Academic Administrator for Faculty & Community Engagement (1 yr); USF (Tampa) -Graduate Advisor (2 yrs); Seminole State College of Florida Student Success Specialist (2 yrs), Financial Aid Specialist (3 mo);
Charlie Terenzio
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Position Description
Associate Director, Communications and Marketing Oversees the day-to-day operations of the campus’ marketing, communications, publications, and media relations. B.A. Mass Communications, University of South Florida USF Sarasota-Manatee –Associate Director, Communications and Marketing (6 mo), Communications and Marketing Officer (2 yrs); USF Athletics Assistant Director of Communications (2 yrs), Communications Assistant (4 mo), Communications Student Assistant (3 yrs); Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Public Relations Assistant (3 mo)
Andrea Stephens
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Position Description
Assistant Director of Development for Advancement Plans, develops and manages fundraising activities with a focus on mid-level gifts to support campus priorities. B.A., Business Administration and Marketing, University of South Florida USF Sarasota-Manatee – Assistant Director of Development for Advancement (2 yrs); New College Foundation—Manager (3 yrs)
Philip Wagner
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Position Description
Core Curriculum Coordinator; Administrative Faculty Serves as lead administrator for general education curriculum. B.S., Communication Studies, Liberty University; M.A., Communication Studies, Liberty University; Ph.D., Communication Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence USF Sarasota-Manatee
—Core Curriculum Coordinator (2 mo.)
University of Kansas
—Assistant Basic Course Director; Research Associate; Online Instructor; Instructor
Patricia White
CV
Position Description
Director, Administrative Services Departmental oversight for USFSM’s Business office, Human Resources, Security B.A., Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences, University of South Florida USF Sarasota-Manatee – Director (4 yrs); Associate Director (4 yrs); Assistant Director (8 yrs); Interim Director, Business & Financial/Auxiliary Services (1 yr); Coordinator, Academic Support Services (4 yrs); Coast Federal S&L –Audit & Compliance (6 yrs) 

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