Organizational Information

Board of Trustees and Officers of the University

Dianne Byrum, Chairperson, East Lansing
Melanie Foster, East Lansing
Dan Kelly, Vice-Chairperson, Clarkston
Renee Knake Jefferson, East Lansing
Pat O'Keefe, Troy
Brianna T. Scott, Muskegon
Kelly Tebay, Detroit
Rema Vassar, Detroit

Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., President 
Teresa K. Woodruff, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Norman J. Beauchamp Jr., Executive Vice President for Health Sciences
Melissa Woo, Executive Vice President for Administration and Chief Information Officer
Marilyn K. Tarrant, Associate Vice President and Chief Audit, Risk and Compliance Officer
Brian Quinn, Vice President for General Counsel and Interim Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Nicole Schmidtke, Acting Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance
Jabbar R. Bennett, Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer
Lisa Frace, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Kathleen Wilbur, Senior Vice President for Government Relations
Rick Fanning, Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Dan Bollman, Vice President for Infrastructure Planning and Facilities
Alan Haller, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Phil Zecher, Chief Investment Officer
Chuck Reid, Director, Land Management
Heather Swain, Vice President for Marketing, Public Relations and Digital Strategy
Michael Zeig, Chief of Staff, Office of the President
Emily Guerrant, Vice President, University Spokesperson
Marlon Lynch, Interim Vice President and Chief of Police
Douglas Gage, Vice President for Research and Innovation 
Vennie G. Gore, Senior Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises
Bill Beekman, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
vacant, Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Services 
Marti Heil, Vice President for University Advancement
Merri Jo Bales, Vice President and Strategic Director for University Communications
David Weismantel, University Physician


Mission Statement

To view the University Mission Statement, please visit the President's Web site at:

Academic Calendar

To view the Academic Calendar, please visit the Office of the Registrar Web site at:


To view the Faculty listing, please visit