University Officers/Trustees


Ronald K. Machtley


Roger Anderson

Executive Assistant to the President, Trustee Liaison Officer, and Secretary of the Corporation

Glenn M. Sulmasy

Provost/Chief Academic Officer

Barry F. Morrison

Vice President for Business Affairs / Treasurer

Michelle Cloutier ’05 MBA

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Chuck LoCurto

Vice President for Information Services, CIO

Hong Yang

Vice President for International Affairs and Smiley Chair Professor

John Saddlemire

Vice President for Student Affairs / Dean of Students

David Wegrzyn

Vice President for University Advancement

Tim Paige

Vice President for Human Resources


William T. O’Hara (deceased)

William E. Trueheart


Daniel Ames

Associate Dean, College of Business

Madan Annavarjula

Dean, College of Business

Diya Das

Chair, Management

Carol DeMoranville

Associate Provost

John Dietrich

Chair, History and Social Sciences

Richard Gorvett

Chair, Mathematics

Kirsten Hokeness

Chair, Science and Technology

Tony Houston

Chair, Modern Languages

Edward Kairiss

Director of Faculty Development and Innovation

Jongsung Kim

Chair, Economics

Martha Kuhlman

Chair, English and Cultural Studies

Suhong Li

Chair, Information Systems and Analytics

Brad Martin

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Peter Nigro

Chair, Finance

Kevin Pearce

Chair, Communication

Saeed Roohani

Chair, Accounting

Wendy Samter

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Joseph Trunzo

Chair, Applied Psychology

Srdan Zdravkovic

Chair, Marketing


(As of July 1, 2018)

Chair of the Board

William J. Conaty ’67

Senior Vice President (Retired), Corporate Human Resources

General Electric Company

No. Palm Beach, FL

Vice-Chairs of the Board

Robert P. Mead ’73

President (Retired)

Tyco Engineered Products and Services

Jamestown, RI

M. Anne Szostak '02H

President and CEO

Szostak Partners

Providence, RI 

David C. Weinstein

Executive Vice President (Retired)

Fidelity Investments

Boston, MA  

Secretary to the Board

Cheryl Merchant '12H

President & CEO

Hope Global

Cumberland, RI


Tim Barton '85

Managing Partner

Barton Executive Search, Inc.

Atlanta, GA  

David M. Beirne ’85

General Partner

X10 Capital

San Francisco, CA

George E. Bello '58, '96H 

Executive Vice President and

  Controller (Retired)

Reliance Group Holdings, Inc.

New York, NY

James P. Bergeron ’92

Managing Partner

108 Partners, LLC

Menlo Park, CA

Robert P. Brown ’86, P'19

Head of Institutional Fixed Income (Retired)

Fidelity Investments

Naples, FL

Robert J. Calabro '88 



Boston, MA

Todd G. Carey ’00 MBA

Senior Vice President

UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Private Wealth Management

Boston, MA

Lisa G. Churchville ’09H

Chief Operating Officer

Office of the Gen. Treasurer Seth Magaziner

Providence, RI

Nancy DeViney '75 

VP, Strategy and Solutions

  Sales & Distribution (Retired)

IBM Corporation

Wilton, CT

Scott C. Donnelly ’14H

Chairman and CEO

Textron, Inc.

Providence, RI

C. Correll Durling ’75, P'08, P'08 MBA

Dairy Tech, LLC

Lebanon, NJ

Jeffrey W. Gardner '87

Co-Founder and CEO

Carousel Industries

Exeter, RI 

Shruti Kansara ’18

(Recent Alumni Trustee)

Incoming Business Consulting Analyst

Slalom Consulting

Chicago, IL  

Diane A. Kazarian ’83

Managing Partner, GTA

National Financial Services Leader


Toronto, ON, Canada

Morgan LaBarbera '16

(Recent Alumni Trustee)

Area Sales Manager

Finlays Extracts & Ingredients, USA

Florham Park, NJ

F. Kurt Last ’77 BSBA, ’78 BSLE

Executive Vice President

Working Buildings, LLC

Kapa’a, HI

Ronald K. Machtley


Bryant University

Smithfield, RI

Kristian P. Moor ’81, P’17

President and CEO (Retired)

Chartis Insurance Company

Fairfield, CT

Patricia O’Brien P’15

Associate Provost for Budget & Planning

Boston University

Office of the Provost

Boston, MA

Louis Page '89, P'17 

Founder and President

Window to Wall Street, Inc.

Dover, MA

Joseph Paparelli '17

(Recent Alumni Trustee)

Sr. Actuarial Analyst

The Hartford

Hartford, CT 

Joseph F. Puishys '80

President and CEO

Apogee Enterprises, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

Gordon P. Riblet P'97


Microwave Development Labs

Needham Heights, MA

James V. Rosati '72

President and CEO (Retired)

Beacon Mutual Insurance Company

Narragansett, RI

Edwin J. Santos '81, P'18


Prospect CharterCARE, LLC

Providence, RI

Daniel F. Schmitt '73

Partner (Retired)


Scottsdale, AZ

Margaret M. Van Bree, MHA, DrPH

President, Rhode Island Hospital

  and Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Providence, RI

Rita Williams-Bogar '76

Founder, President & CEO

Personal Development Solutions, LLC

  and the PDS Institute, LLC

Montclair, NJ