Detroit Mercy Leadership Roster

Leadership Organizational Chart

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Administrative Team

University President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D. 313-993-1455
Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Pamela Zarkowski, J.D., M.P.H. 313-993-1584
VP for Business and Finance Vincent Abatemarco, C.P.A., M.B.A. 313-993-1508
VP for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
Deborah Stieffel, M.S. 313-993-1245
VP for University Advancement
Arnold D'Ambrosio, B.A. 313-993-1025
Assistant to the President for Mission & Identity John Staudenmaier, S.J., Ph.D. 313-993-1622
Executive Assist. to the President Lisa MacDonnell, M.A.L.S. 313-993-1455
University Secretary and Senior Attorney Monica Barbour, J.D. 313-993-1951
Athletic Director Robert Vowels, J.D. 313-993-1717
University Ministry Director Anita Klueg, M.T.S. 313-993-1560
Dean of Students
Monica Williams, M.A. 313-993-1028
Associate VP for Facilities Management Tamara Batcheller, M.S. 313-578-0346
Associate VP for Finance James Priskey, C.P.A., M.B.A. 313-993-1263
Associate VP for Human Resources Steve Nelson, SPHR, M.A.I.R. 313-993-1524
Associate VP for Information Technology Edward G. Tracy II, M.S.C.I.S. 313-993-1554
Associate VP for Marketing & Public Affairs Elizabeth Patterson, M.A. 313-993-1254
Associate VP / University Registrar Diane Praet, M.B.A. 313-993-3313
Interim Director of Public Safety Joel A. Gallihugh 313-993-1831


School of Architecture Will Wittig, M.Arch. 313-993-1532
College of Business Administration Joseph G. Eisenhauer, Ph.D. 313-993-1204
School of Dentistry Mert N. Aksu, D.D.S., J.D., M.H.S.A. 313-494-6621
College of Engineering & Science Gary Kuleck, Ph.D. 313-993-1216
College of Health Professions & McAuley School of Nursing Christine M. Pacini, Ph.D., R.N. 313-993-1208
School of Law Phyllis L. Crocker, J.D. 313-596-0210
College of Liberal Arts & Education Mark E. Denham, Ph.D. 313-993-3250
Career Education Center Sheryl Johnson-Roulhac, Ed.D. 313-993-1017
University Libraries/Instructional Technology Jennifer L. Dean, M.L.I.S. 313-993-1090