Organizational Information

Board of Trustees and Officers of the University

Dianne Byrum, Chairperson, East Lansing
Joel I. Ferguson, Lansing
Melanie Foster, East Lansing
Dan Kelly, Clarkston
Brian Mosallam, Dearborn
Nancy Schlichting, Bloomfield Township
Brianna T. Scott, Muskegon
Kelly Tebay, Detroit

Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., President 
Teresa A. Sullivan, Interim Provost
Satish Udpa, Executive Vice President for Administrative Services 
Kathleen Wilbur, Executive Vice President for Government, Communications and Advancement
Nakia Barr, Secretary of the Board of Trustees
Heather Swain, Vice President for Marketing, Public Relations and Digital Strategy
Mark P. Haas, Vice President for Finance
Bill Beekman, Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics
Brian Quinn, Acting Vice President for General Counsel
Paulette Granberry Russell, Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity, and Director of  Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives
Rob McCurdy, Associate Vice President and CIO Information Technology Services
Dan Bollman, Vice President for Infrastructure Planning and Facilities
Phil Zecher, Chief Investment Officer
Stephen Hsu, Vice President for Research and Innovation 
Vennie G. Gore, Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises
Denise B. Maybank, Vice President for Student Affairs and Services 
Marti Heil, Vice President for University Advancement
Emily Guerrant, Vice President, University Spokesperson
Merri Jo Bales, Vice President and Strategic Director for University Communications
Rob Kent, Interim Associate Vice President for Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance
Sharon Butler, Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Chuck Reid, Director, Land Management
Michael Zeig, Chief of Staff, Office of the President
David S. Byelich, Vice President, Planning and Budgets
Kelly Roudebush, Chief of Police
David Weismanel, 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