The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Stockton University under the laws of the State of New Jersey. Dr. Harvey Kesselman serves as President of the university, providing executive leadership with assistance from his cabinet and the academic deans.

Board of Trustees

Stockton University Seal

The Board of Trustee consists of 13 members appointed by the Governor of New Jersey, the University President, and two student representatives elected by the student body.

Board of Trustees

President Harvey KesselmanHarvey Kesselman


Leading under the guiding principle of “students first,” Dr. Harvey Kesselman presides over Stockton University as its fifth President.  With beginnings as unique as the university itself, Dr. Kesselman is the only sitting university president to have been in the inaugural class of the very institution he serves.

Office of the President

President's Cabinet

Susan Davenport, Ph.D.

Susan Davenport

Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff

Dr. Davenport oversees all aspects of the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, the Office of University Relations and Marketing, and the Office of Policy and Procedures, in addition to managing the operations of the President's Office.

Office of the Executive Vice President

Lori A. Vermeulen

Lori A. Vermeulen

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Lori Vermeulen oversees the work of Stockton’s seven Schools and numerous offices, centers, and institutes that support Stockton’s academic mission.

Academic Affairs

E. Michael AnguloE. Michael Angulo
Vice President for Administration & Finance

Brian K. JacksonBrian K. Jackson
Chief Operating Officer, Atlantic City Campus

Christopher CatchingChristopher Catching
Vice President for Student Affairs

Dan NugentDan Nugent
Chief Development Officer and Executive Director of the University Foundation

Donald HudsonDonald Hudson
Vice President for Facilities & Operations

Brain KowalskiBrian Kowalski
General Counsel

Peter BarattaPeter Baratta
Chief Planning Officer

Ellen BaileyEllen D. Bailey
Deputy General Counsel

Valerie HayesValerie Hayes
Chief Officer for Institutional Diversity & Equity

Michelle McDonaldMichelle McDonald
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Chief Officer for Academic Programming, Atlantic City

Robert R. HeinrichRobert R. Heinrich
Chief Enrollment Management Officer

Jennifer PotterJennifer Potter
Associate Vice President for Administration & Finance
Scott HustonScott Huston
Chief Information Officer 
Kevin McHughKevin McHugh
Executive Director of Athletics  

Dean School
Lisa Honaker
Alphonso Ogbuehi Business
Claudine Keenan
Robert Gregg
Margaret Slusser
Peter Straub
Marissa Levy
Commencement graduates