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Administrative Structure

The president is the executive head of the University and of all its departments and exercises such supervision and direction as will promote the efficient operation of the University. The president is responsible to the APSU Board of Trustees.

The president is the official means of communication between the faculty and APSU Board of Trustees and between students and the APSU Board of Trustees. The president recommends annually to the APSU Board of Trustees, the creation or continuance of positions of faculty and other employees of the University. The president has the authority to recommend or make appointments of personnel and, within budgetary limitations, to fix their salaries and to recommend or approve promotions, transfers, leaves of absence, and removal of personnel, pursuant to the policies and procedures of the APSU Board of Trustees and subject to such prior approval or confirmation of the Board.

The following officers are directly responsible to the president: 

  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Vice President for Legal Affairs and Organizational Strategy
  • Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of APSU Foundation
  • Assistant Vice President for Community and Government Relations
  • Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
  • Director of Athletics
  • Chief Audit Officer
  • Military Advisor in Residence 


Current Organizational Chart:

Please visit the APSU Governance section of the APSU website at https://www.apsu.edu/governance/organizational-chart.php for the current APSU Organizational Chart depicting the organizational structure for the University as a whole and for the academic division of the University.

Dean of the College of Arts and Letters

The dean of the College of Arts and Letters (CoAL) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation, and evaluation of the Arts and Letters’ instructional, public service, research and staff functions. The departments/programs in the College of Arts and Letters include African American Studies; department of Art and Design; Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Communication; History and Philosophy; Languages and Literature; Music; Theatre and Dance; and Women’s Studies.

Dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

The dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences (CoBHS) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research and staff functions. The departments and schools in College of Behavioral and Health Sciences include the school of nursing and the departments of criminal justice; health and human performance; leadership and organizational administration; military science and leadership; political science and public management; psychological science and counseling; social work; and sociology. 

Dean of the College of Business

The dean of the College of Business provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments in the College of Business are the department of accounting, finance, and economics and the department of management, marketing, and general business.

Dean of the Eriksson College of Education

The dean of the Eriksson College of Education provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments, centers and programs in the Eriksson College of Education include the department of educational specialties, department of teaching and learning, the general studies program, and Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA), the Jack Hunt STEM Center, The Center for Rural Education and Full Spectrum Learning (FSL). The Eriksson College of Education also houses The Office of Teacher Education and Partnerships, Office of COE Assessment and the Office of Certification and Licensure.

Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

The dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CoSTEM) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the Sciences and Mathematics instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments/programs in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics include department of agriculture; allied health sciences; biology; chemistry; Center of Excellence for Field Biology; computer science and information technology; engineering technology; geosciences; mathematics and statistics; and physics, engineering and astronomy.

Dean of the College of Graduate Studies

The dean of the College of Graduate Studies is responsible for policy development and administration of policies affecting the College of Graduate Studies and graduate students. The dean works with the Graduate Academic Council and Research Council in recommending policy, and the dean is responsible for demonstrating course and program need to the academic deans at the graduate level. The dean is responsible for information relative to the graduate programs with direct feedback to and from the academic deans. The dean also oversees the graduate programs in the departments within the College. Accordingly, the dean is involved directly with the planning, staffing, curricular review, policy implementation, instructional programs, research, public service and financial operations within the college.

Executive Director of APSU Center at Fort Campbell

The executive director is responsible for the operation of Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. The executive director also serves as the academic liaison to the Clarksville campus. The executive director, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, participates in the design, planning, organization and operation of the AP Center at Fort Campbell. 

Director of the Library

The director of the F.G. Woodward Library is responsible for providing library and media services to support the educational, research and public service mission of the University. The director manages and coordinates the units within the Library; communicates library needs to the University; and represents the University at library meetings. The units within the Library include Access Services, Research & Instruction, Resources Management, Archives & Special Collections, and Technology Resources. The director reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Academic Affairs

APSU Box 4505

Maria Cronley, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs 221-7676

Academic Affairs

APSU Box 4505

Lynne Crosby, Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs 
Browning, 109
221-7992

Enrollment and Student Achievement

APSU Box 4447

Nancy KingSanders, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Achievement
Ellington, 203
221-6683

Academic Strategic initiatives and Foundation Engagement

 

Loretta Griffy, Associate Vice President for Academic Strategic Initiatives and Foundation Engagement

Browning 216

221-7634

Extended and International Education

APSU Box 4395

Tim Hudson, Executive Director
McReynolds, 212A
221-7779

Distance Education

APSU Box 4395

Lady Amor Moran, Director
McReynolds, 210A
221-7256

College of Arts and Letters

APSU Box 4534

Barry Jones, Dean
Harned, 128

Andrea Spofford, Associate Dean

221-6346

221-7869

College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

APSU Box 4474

Tucker Brown, Dean
McCord, 214

Melissa Kates, Associate Dean

221-7423

221-7188

College of Business

APSU Box 4458

Mickey Hepner, Dean
Kimbrough, 104

Emily Lean, Associate Dean

221-7675

Eriksson College of Education

APSU Box 4458

Prentice Chandler, Dean
Claxton, 210

Lori Allen, Associate Dean

Lisa Barron, Associate Dean

221-7697

221-7536

221-7190

College of Graduate Studies

APSU Box 4458

Chad Brooks, Associate Provost & Dean
McReynolds, 119C

Tim Leszczak, Associate Dean

221-7415

221-6112

College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

APSU Box 4538

Karen Meisch, Dean
HSC, 129

Kallina Dunkle, Associate Dean

221-7964

221-7451

Faculty Senate President

APSU Box 4668

Jane Semler

Sundquist A211

221-7796

F.G. Woodward Library

APSU Box 4594

Joe Weber, Director
Woodward Library, 228

221-7613

APSU Center at Fort Campbell

APSU Box 4455

Kristine Nakutis, Executive Director

221-1412

Academic Departments

Accounting, Finance, and Economics

Dong Nyonna

Chair

Kimbrough 130

221-7578

African American Studies

Marcus Hayes

Coordinator

Trahern 203

221-6371

Agriculture

Don Sudbrink

Chair

Sundquist D232

221-7272

Allied Health Sciences

Amy Lebkuecher

Chair

Sundquist D236

221-6455

Art

Tony Morris

Chair

Trahern 422

221-7330

Biology

Amy Thompson

Chair

Sundquist D217

221-7223

Center for Creative Arts

Janice Crews

Director

Clement

221-7643

Center for Field Biology

Steven Hamilton

Director

Sundquist D105

221-7783

Chemistry

Lisa Sullivan

Chair

Sundquist D320

221-6148

Communication

Rob Baron

Chair

Music Mass Comm 171

221-7364

Criminal Justice

Scott Culhane

Chair

Ft. Campbell Rm. 211

221-1479

Comp. Sci. & Info. Tech.

Leong Lee

Chair

Maynard 207

221-7822

Educational Specialties

 

Chair

Claxton

221-7518

Engineering Technology

Ravichandran Manimaran

Chair

Fort Campbell Ctr.

221-1427

Geosciences

Jack Deibert

Chair

McCord 133

221-6318

Global Studies, Institute of

Thomas O’Connor

Director

Fort Campbell Ctr

221-1477

Health & Human Performance

Marcy Maurer

Chair

Dunn Center 267

221-6105

History/Philosophy

 

Chair

Harned

221-7924

Honors/PELP

Timothy Winters

Director

Honors Commons

221-6398

Languages & Literature

Mercy Cannon

Chair

Harned 115

221-7893

Leadership and Organizational Administration

William Rayburn

Director

McCord 204

221-6377

Management & Marketing

 

Chair

Kimbrough

221-6366

 

Mathematics & Statistics Samuel Jator Chair Maynard 203 221-7313

Military Science & Leadership (ROTC)

LTC Eric Westphal

 

Memorial Health

221-7977

Music

Kristen Sienkiewicz

Chair

Music Mass Comm 139

221-7818

Nursing

 

Mary Eve Rice

Director

McCord 218B

221-7710

Physics, Engineering & Astronomy

Alex King

Chair

Sundquist B321

221-6158

Political Science & Public Management

Marsha Lyle-Gonga

Chair

Clement 151

221-6398

Psychological Science & Counseling

Nicole Knickmeyer

Chair

Clement 217B

221-6505

Sociology

Jonniann Butterfield

Chair

McCord 205A

221-7725

Social Work

Jeffrey Thompson

Chair

Clement 102

221-7504

Study Abroad and International Exchange

Marissa Chandler

Director

White House-Drane St.

221-6851

Teaching and Learning

 

Chair

Claxton

221-7513

Theatre and Dance

Marcus Hayes

Chair

Trahern 229

221-6768

Women’s Studies

Jill Eichhorn

Coordinator

Harned 139

221-6314

 

Academic Advising, APSU 1000, AS Liberal Arts, BS General Studies, PASS 0900

 Allen Barger, Director

 6643

Academic Inventory

Jasmine O’Brien

6243

Admissions Standards, Campus Recruiting Events

Amy Deaton Corlew Director of Admissions

7661

Athletic Events, Tickets, Govs

Athletic Operations

7761

Club

Govs Club

7329

Bookstore

Shonte Cadwallader, Manager

6703

Tammy Silva, University Liaison

6164

Campus Safety Concerns, Dangerous/Illegal Behavior

Sammie Williams Campus Police Chief

7786

Careers, Job Listings, Choosing a Major, Internships

Career Services, Dr. Amanda Walker, Director

6544

Classroom Misconduct, Student Discipline Issues, Academic Dishonesty

Gregory Singleton, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

7341

D2L, Turnitin, Online proctoring, online video/captions, online course design

Distance Education Support Desk

6625

Dual Enrollment

Jessica Robertson, Interim Director

 

7164

Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs

Donna Price, Director

7907

Grade Reporting,  OneStop, Academic Records

Nancy KingSanders, Interim Registrar

6648

Research & Sponsored Programs

Chad Brooks, Interim Director

7841

Harassment or Discrimination

Sheila Bryant, Office of Equity, Access & Inclusion

7178

Health Services/Counseling

Jill Degraauw, Assistant Director

7111

Housing and Residence Life

Joe Mills, Assistant Vice President

7444

Information Technology – User account management, applications, computer, mobile, audio visual and network tech support, information security breaches

GovsTech Help Desk

4357

Learning Resource Center

Samantha Mallory

6553

Library Resources

Access Services Desk

7346

Research Assistance Desk

6186

Media Inquiries, Publications

Bill Persinger, Executive Director, Public Relations and Marketing

7459

Online Course Development, APSU Online, TN eCampus

Lady Amor Moran, Director of Distance Education

7256

Pay Check, Contract, Salary

Payroll, Janice Weyant, Manager

7398

Parking

Rasheda Smith, Director of Parking and Transportation

7405

Student Disability Registration, Accommodations

Jamie McCrary, Director, Disability Services

6230

Student Organizations, Student Life & Engagement

Victor Felts, Associate Dean of Students and Director, Student Life & Engagement

7431

Telephone Equipment, Voice Mail, Telephone Directory

 Telephone Services

6191

Tutoring Assistance

Tutoring Lab

6550