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General Bulletin 2006-2008

University Officers, Deans, and Chairs

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of 11 members—nine voting members and two student nonvoting members. The nine voting members are appointed one each year for nine-year terms by the governor of Ohio, with advice and consent of the Senate. A term expires on the last day of February of the year listed. The two student nonvoting members are appointed for two-year staggered terms by the governor, with advice and consent of the Senate. The date in parentheses indicates the year of appointment.


Fred G. Wall

Laurel A. Dawson
Vice Chair

S. Kay Geiger

Richard K. Smucker


2007 (1998) Laurel A. Dawson
A.B., A.B.I.T.S., Columbus

2007 (2004) Jay L. Henderson (National Trustee)
B.S. Bus., Northfield, Illinois

2008 (1999) Kathleen M. Zouhary
A.B., J.D., Toledo

2009 (2000) Lolita M. McDavid
A.B., M.P.A., M.D., Shaker Heights

2010 (2001) Fred G. Wall
B.S. Bus., Kettering

2011 (2004) John S. Christie
B.S. Bus., M.B.A., Columbus

2012 (2003) Richard K. Smucker
B.S. Bus., M.B.A., Orrville

2013 (2004) S. Kay Geiger
B.S. Bus., Cincinnati

2014 (2004) David F. Herche
B.S. Bus., Cincinnati

2015 (2006) Donald L. Crain
B.S., J.D., West Chester

Student Member

2007 (2005) Tamika Y. Nunley
Sheffield Village

Executive Officers of Administration

David C. Hodge (2006)
President; Professor, Geography
B.A., Macalester, 1970; M.S., Penn State, 1973; Ph.D., 1975.

Jeffrey I. Herbst (2005)
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs;
Professor, Politics and International Affairs
B.A., Princeton, 1983; M.A. and M.Phil., 1985; Ph.D., Yale, 1987.

Richard M. Norman (1999)
Vice President for Finance and Business Services and Treasurer
B.A., Morehead State, 1966; M.B.A., Dayton, 1973.

J. Reid Christenberry (2003)
Vice President for Information Technology
B.S., Furman, 1970; M.S., North Carolina (Chapel Hill), 1975.

Richard L. Nault (1983)
Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan, 1964; Ph.D., Chicago, 1974

Jayne E. Whitehead (2000)
Vice President for University Advancement
A.B., Washington University, 1981; J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1984.

Stephen D. Snyder (1973)
Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Executive Assistant to the President
A.B., Miami, 1973; M.B.A., 1975.


College of Arts and Science
Karen Maitland Schilling (1975)
Professor, Psychology
B.S., Tufts, 1971; M.A., Florida, 1972; Ph.D., 1975.

Richard T. Farmer School of Business
Roger L. Jenkins (2002)
Professor, Marketing
B.S., Berea College, 1968; M.B.A., East Tennessee State, 1970;
Ph.D., Ohio State, 1976.

School of Education and Allied Professions
Carine Feyten (2006)
Professor, Teacher Education
B.A., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), (1980), M.A., (1981);
Ph.D., University of South Florida, Tampa (1988).

School of Engineering and Applied Science
Marek Dollár (2000)
Professor, Engineering Science
B.S., Stanislaw Staszic (Poland), 1974; M.S., 1975; Ph.D., 1981.

School of Fine Arts
(to be announced)

School of Interdisciplinary Studies (Western College Program)
William J. Gracie Jr. (1969)
Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies and English
B.A., San Francisco State, 1965; M.A., Northwestern, 1966; Ph.D., 1969.

Graduate School
(to be announced)

University Librarian
Judith A. Sessions (1988)
Professor, Library Administration
B.A., Central Florida, 1970; M.S.L.S., Florida State, 1971.

John E. Dolibois European Center
Ekkehard F.R. Stiller (1989)
Professor, Management
B.A., McMaster (Ontario), 1969; M.A., Hawaii, 1970; Ph.D., 1975.

Miami University Hamilton
Daniel E. Hall
Professor, Political Science
B.S., Indiana (Bloomington), 1985; J.D., Washburn, 1988;
Ed.D., Central Florida, 1999.

Miami University Middletown
Marjorie M. Cowan (1993) (Interim)
Professor, Microbiology
BS, Louisville, 1983; MS, 1984; Ph.D., 1987

Academic Departments and Chairs

Marc A. Rubin (1990)
B.S., Miami, 1975; M.A.S., Illinois, 1977; Ph.D., Texas, 1985.

Aerospace Studies
Kimble D. Stohry, Colonel, USAF (2003)
B.S., Purdue, 1976; M.S., 1977.

Linda F. Marchant (1989)
B.A., Rutgers, 1973; M.A., 1978; Ph.D., 1981.

Architecture and Interior Design
Robert A. Benson (1985)
B.A., Kansas, 1966; M.A., Michigan, 1969; Ph.D., 1987.

dele jegede (2005)
B.A., Ahmadu Bello, 1973; M.A., Indiana, 1981; Ph.D., 1983.

Linda E. Watson (1995)
B.S., Louisiana State, 1982; Ph.D., Oklahoma, 1989.

Business Technology
Theodore N. Light (2003)
B..B.A., Cincinnati, 1974; M.B.A., 1975; Ph.D., 1993.

Chemistry and Biochemistry
Christopher A. Makaroff (1989)
B.S., Michigan, 1981; Ph.D., Purdue, 1986.

Judith de Luce (1974)
B.A., Colby, 1968; M.A., Wisconsin, 1971; Ph.D., 1974.

Gary M. Shulman (1980)
B.A., C.U.N.Y. at Lehman, 1971; M.A., Purdue, 1973; Ph.D., 1976.

Comparative Religion
Elizabeth Wilson (1992)
B.A., Davidson, 1983; M.A., Chicago, 1984; Ph.D., 1992.

Computer and Information Technology
Diane Delisio (1984)
B.S., Wheeling, 1973; M.A., West Virginia, 1975.

Computer Science and Systems Analysis
Douglas A. Troy (1983)
B.S., Miami, 1974; M.S., Ohio State, 1981; Ph.D., Waikato (New Zealand), 1995.

Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems
H. Jeff Smith (2006)
B.S., North Carolina State (Raleigh), 1979; M.B.A., North Carolina (Chapel Hill), 1981; D.B.A., Harvard, 1990.

George K. Davis (1985)
B.S., Southern Methodist, 1977; M.A., 1980; Ph.D., 1984.

Educational Leadership
Kate Rousmaniere (1992)
B.A., Oberlin, 1981; M.A., Toronto, 1984; Ph.D., Columbia, 1992.

Educational Psychology
T. Steuart Watson (2004)
B.A., Winthrop, 1984; M.A., 1986; SSP, 1987; Ph.D., Nebraska-Lincoln, 1991.

Engineering Technology
(to be announced)

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chiou S. Chen (2003)
B.S., National Taiwan University (Taiwan), 1960; M.S., University of Rochester, 1964; Ph.D., 1968.

Keith Tuma (1988)
A.B., Akron, 1979; M.A., Chicago, 1980; Ph.D., 1987

Environmental Sciences, Institute of
Mark Boardman (1981)
A.B., Princeton, 1972; M.S., North Carolina, 1976; Ph.D., 1978.

Family Studies and Social Work
Gary W. Peterson (2003)
B.S., Nebraska (Lincoln), 1970; M.S., 1971; Ph.D. Brigham Young, 1978.

Steve B. Wyatt (1976)
B.A., Alaska (Anchorage), 1975; Ph.D., Texas (Dallas), 1980.

French and Italian
Jonathan A. Strauss (1992)
B.A., Yale, 1982; M.A., New York, 1985; M.Phil., Yale, 1989; Ph.D., 1993.

William Renwick (1986)
B.A., Rhode Island, 1973; M.A., Clark, 1977; Ph.D., 1979.

William K. Hart (1984)
B.A., Franklin and Marshall, 1977; M.S., Case Western Reserve, 1981; Ph.D., 1982.

German, Russian, and East Asian Languages
Robert Di Donato (1987)
B.A., Canisius, 1967; M.A., Ohio State, 1969; Ph.D., 1977.

Mary Kupiec Cayton (1984)
B.A., Virginia, 1976; A.M., Brown, 1978; Ph.D., 1981.

B. Kay Snavely (1984)
B.S.E., Henderson State, 1973; M.B.A., Miami, 1979; Ph.D., Cincinnati, 1987.

James M. Stearns (1980)
B.S., Boston, 1971; M.B.A., Northeastern, 1976; Ph.D., Florida State, 1981.

Mathematics and Statistics
Mark A. Smith (1977)
B.S., Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1969; M.S., Illinois, 1970; Ph.D., 1975.

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Osama M. Ettouney (1986)
B.S., Cairo Institute of Technology, 1974; M.S., M.I.T., 1981;
Ph.D., Minnesota, 1987.

(to be announced)

Richard Green (2005)
B.A., California State (San Diego), 1966; M.Music, Texas (Austin), 1969;
Ph.D., Illinois, 1978.

Naval Science
Stephen J. Johnson, Captain, USN (2006)
B.S.M.E., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1979; M.A., Naval War College, 2000.

(to be announced)

Paper and Chemical Engineering
Shashi Lalvani (2003)
B. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, 1976; M.S., New Hampshire, 1979; Ph.D., Connecticut, 1982.

William R. McKenna (1981)
B.A., Clark, 1964; Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 1980.

Physical Education, Health, and Sport Studies
Jeffrey A. Potteiger (2003)
B.S., Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1979; M.S., Western Maryland, 1984;
Ph.D., Auburn, 1990.

Michael J. Pechan (1981)
B.S., Wisconsin State, 1971; Ph.D., Iowa State, 1977.

Political Science
Ryan J. Barilleaux (1987)
B.A., Southwestern Louisiana, 1979; M.A., 1980; Ph.D., Texas, 1983.

(to be announced)

Sociology and Gerontology
C. Lee Harrington (1990)
B.A., Rice, 1986; M.A., California (Santa Barbara), 1988; Ph.D., 1990.

Spanish and Portuguese
Charles Victor Ganelin (2001)
B.A., Dennison, 1972: M. A., Chicago, 1975; Ph.D., 1983.

Speech Pathology and Audiology
Kathleen M. Hutchinson (1986)
B.S., Nebraska, 1976; M.S., 1978; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State, 1986.

Teacher Education
James M. Shiveley (1992)
B.S., Miami, 1979; M.A., 1989; Ph.D., Ohio State, 1994.

Elizabeth Reitz Mullenix (2006)
B.A., Vermont, 1987; M.A., Illinois, 1991; Ph.D., 1995.

Douglas B. Meikle (1998)
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan, 1973; M.A., DePauw, 1975;
Ph.D., Bowling Green State, 1980.

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