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Assessing Progress: Strategic Priorities Review Team (SPRT) Members

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The 43 members of SPRT represent a broad cross-section of the St. John’s University community.

  • Gina Florio, chair; associate professor, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Brian Browne, vice-chair; assistant vice president, Government Relations
  • Irene Caccavallo, staff representative and administrative support; administrative assistant, Office of the Provost

Priority 1: Ensure Student Success

Andrew Ferdinandi, sub-team chair; associate professor, The School of Education

Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg, associate professor and acting chair, Division of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and Homeland Security, College of Professional Studies

Larry Cunningham, associate academic dean and professor, School of Law

Eric Finkelstein, director of residence life, Division of Student Affairs

Preety Gadhoke, assistant professor—industry professional, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Aleksandr Gevorkyan, assistant professor, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

Aliya Holmes, associate professor, The School of Education

Alice Pope, associate professor, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Deanne Southwell, executive director, Vincentian Institute for Social Action, Office of University Mission

Francisco Rojas, student, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

Priority 2: Recognize and Retain the Best Faculty, Staff, and Administrators

Andre McKenzie, sub-team chair; vice provost, Office of the Provost

Victoria Balkon, manager of budgets, Office of Business Affairs

John Diffley, senior associate athletic director, Office of Athletics

Raymond DiGiuseppe, professor, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Maura Flannery, professor, College of Professional Studies

Ed Kling, executive director of finance, School of Law

Jagannath Muzumdar, assistant professor, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Cynthia Phillips, assistant professor, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

Joan Vivian, director of training and development, Office of Human Resources

Kristine M. Lin, student, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Priority 3: Enhance Our Teaching and Learning Environment

Marc Gillespie, sub-team chair; professor, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Mark Browne, professor and chair, School of Risk Management, Insurance, and Actuarial Science, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

Marja Fumo, senior project manager, Department of Design and Construction

Belenna Lauto, professor and chair, Department of Art and Design, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Daniel Ness, associate professor, The School of Education

Christina Schweikert, assistant professor, College of Professional Studies

Jennifer Travis, associate professor, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Benjamin Turner, associate professor/librarian, University Library

Maura Woods, associate vice president, Information Technology

Jessica P. Benjamin, student, St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Priority 4: Expand Global and Community Partnerships

Denise Hopkins, sub-team chair; executive director, University Career Services

Joseph Brocavich, senior associate dean and associate clinical professor, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Christina Dehler, associate dean, The School of Education

Robert Fanuzzi, associate provost and director of civic engagement and public programs, Office of the Vice Provost, Staten Island

Michael Cummins, C.M., assistant dean, College of Professional Studies

Gina Kilian, associate director of transfer admission, Office of Admission

Ying Liu, assistant professor, College of Professional Studies

Nada Llewellyn, deputy general counsel, Office of the General Counsel

Matthew Pucciarelli, associate vice president, Office of Global Studies

Aaron Richards, student, The Peter J. Tobin College of Business