Office Directory

Executive Team

Joan F. Lorden, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Joan Lorden serves as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UNC Charlotte, North Carolina's urban research university with over 28,700 students. She provides leadership for seven colleges, research institutes, and a university-wide graduate school. She has overseen significant growth in enrollment, instructional programs at all levels, and funded research. Lorden served as the project director for the UNC Charlotte ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant from NSF. Before moving to Charlotte, Dr. Lorden held the position of NSF/CGS Dean-in-Residence and was Associate...

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Jay Raja, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Provost

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Shannon Homesley

Executive Assistant to the Provost

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Kathy Hunter

Executive Assistant to the Senior Associate Provost

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Office of Academic Affairs

Steve Coppola

Assistant Provost for Institutional Research

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Shannon Dudley

Administrative Support Specialist

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Tamara Johnson, Ph.D.

Research Associate for Academic Planning and Analysis

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Eric Klee

University Catalog Editor and Web Content Manager

Contact me about:

  • Undergraduate Catalog
  • Graduate Catalog
  • Provost/Office of Academic Affairs website

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Keisha Martin

Administrative Assistant

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Kathy Phillips

Administrative Assistant

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Matthew Wyse

Faculty Governance Assistant

Contact me about:

  • Curriculog
  • Faculty Governance

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Leslie Zenk, Ph.D.

Assistant Provost

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Academic Budget and Personnel

Lori McMahon

Associate Provost for Academic Budget and Personnel

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Alicia Bartosch

Budget Assistant Director

Contact me about Budget Planning:

  • Budget Planning and Modeling
  • Budget Call Process
  • Fee Requests Process (all categories; new and existing)
  • Budget policy and procedures guidance (allowable uses, all funds)

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Tricia Gareau

Business & Technology Applications Analyst

Contact me about:

  • College Profiles, Quarterly Spend, and Tableau Reports
  • Other reporting services (budget and faculty personnel)
  • Faculty list requests (annual and ad hoc events)

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Franci Hamilton

University Program Specialist

Contact me about Part-Time Faculty:

  • PT Faculty hiring procedures and policies (all terms)
  • PT Faculty NinerTalent Position Postings
  • PT Faculty EPAF and PD-7 payroll processing
  • EPAF “Approver” access requests (faculty actions only)
  • 800# ID creation and activation
  • ...

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Elizabeth Moll

Business Officer

Contact me about Business Officer support:

  • EPAF faculty special pay APPROVER role (Summer School only)
  • Leave Requests for Faculty (FML, RoD, Personal)
  • Faculty Resignations
  • Faculty Retirement and Emeritus Actions
  • Faculty Recruitment- Moving Reimbursements
  • Post doc Insurance Processing
  • Business Officer/ Teams Training, Tools, etc.
  • Dual Employment Certification CP-30 Processing
  • ...

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Niki Moseley

Budget Manager

Contact me about Accounting:

  • Budget transfers (all fund types; Perm and One-time; Summer Receipts)
  • Faculty Startups—commitments made
  • EPAF faculty special pays (FT only)
  • Lapse Salary Reports (EHRA, SHRA)
  • Financial Transaction (FTR) approvals
  • ...

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Dawn Tench

Faculty Personnel Manager

Contact me about FT Faculty Appointments and Contracting:

  • FT Faculty recruiting and hiring policies and procedures
  • Reappointment, promotion, and tenure (all faculty ranks)
  • New Administrator appointments and internal promotions
  • Non-tenured Faculty Contract Renewals
  • Post Doc...

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David Keith Williams

Administrative Support Specialist

Contact me about:

  • Associate Provost’s calendar
  • Criminal Background Checks (all faculty)
  • Routing of all AABP mail and forms, including those requiring division signature

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