May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog


Office of the President

Danielle Wilken, EdD

Brenda Pioli
Executive Assistant to the President

Director of Title IX Compliance, Equity & Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator, Special Assistant to the President on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Chair DEI Council

Academic Affairs/Office of the Provost

Manyul Im, PhD
Chief Academic Officer & Provost

Jaria Aljoe, EdD
Assistant Provost for Student Management

Lillian Nash
Executive Assistant to the Provost

Amy Nawrocki 
Dean, College of Science & Society

Michael Ciolfi, DC
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Khaled Elleithy, PhD
Dean, College of Engineering, Business, & Education

Student Affairs

Craig Lennon
Dean of Students

         Kelli Meyer
         Assistant Dean of Students

Marissa Carrasco
Director, Center for Student Involvement

Cindy Sanders
Director, Residential Life

Aamir Kadri
Director, Counseling Services

Shinique Dawson
Director, Health Services

Director, Multicultural Affairs

Director, Special Events

Director, Wheeler Recreation Center

Fiorella Castagnetto
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students

The Bridgeport Plan

Jaria Aljoe, EdD
Asst. Provost for Student Management

Stephanie Beach
Director of Career Development

Moises Jimenez
Director, Student Support Services

Elizabeth Haas
Director of First Year Seminars, Capstone, and Honors Program

Leslie Hazen
Associate Director of Office of Student Academic Success

Amanda Chan
Director of Office of Student Academic Success

Melanie Strout
Director, Civic Engagement

Phylicia Mitchell
Assistant Director, Student Support Services

University Systems, Effectiveness, & Planning

Melissa Quinlan, PhD
Vice President, University Systems, Effectiveness, & Planning

         Kristy Huntley, PhD
         Director, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, & Planning

         Carmen Rosa
         University Registrar

Sandeep Mannava
Enterprise & Data Systems Manager

Yumin Wang
Director of International Center for Students

University Advancement

Elena Cahill, JD
Vice President of Innovation, Strategy, and Advancement

Rob Gerowe
Director of Advancement

Yvrose Romulus
Director Development & Alumni Relations

Director of Advancement Services


Dan Noonan
Vice President, Enrollment, Marketing & Communications

Allison Garris
Dean of Admissions

Finance & Operations

Bill Guerrero
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Malhar Sharma

Budget Director

Christina Lopez-Torres

Jennifer Kristy
Manager Mailroom

Richard Hebert
Manager Bookstore

Cheryl Nyarady
Director Human Resources

Lori Grasso
Director Student Employment

Administrative Manager


Chief Operating Officer for Administration & Facilities, Vice President Facilities Management

John Carserino
Assistant Vice President of Facilities

April Vournelis
Executive Director of Campus Security

Board of Trustees



Ann B. Clark

Vice Chair

Joseph Young
President, Young Studios


Arthur (Art) Landi ‘74
Partner, Summit Manufacturing

Todd Andrews
Senior Vice President, Goodwin University


Barbara James ‘74, ‘77

President of the University of Bridgeport

Danielle Wilken

Board Members

George Estrada
Director of Public Works, Trumbull, CT

Ruben Felipe
Executive Director, Connecticut Charter Schools Association

Jeffrey A. Goldwasser ‘70
Founder Partner, Spectra Advisors

Kevin Kelliher
Faculty Representative

Fred Moses ‘74
Owner, President and CEO, Telecom Electric Supply Company

Ted Marcuccio ‘83
Chief Business Officer, Kaleo, Inc.

Lambert Shell ‘92, ‘96, ‘08
Director, Roosevelt Public Library

Avril Stephens
Audit Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche, LLP