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


Harvey Kesselman is the fifth President of Stockton University. He has more than 35 years of experience in higher education and is a tenured Professor in Stockton’s School of Education.

In his previous role as Provost and Executive Vice President, Dr. Kesselman implemented Stockton’s Essential Learning Outcomes initiative, extended the community and global reach of the institution, and supported faculty initiatives and scholarly innovation through the University’s 2020 strategic planning process.

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

Robert R. HeinrichRobert R. Heinrich
Chief Information Officer

Christopher CatchingChristopher Catching
Vice President for Student Affairs

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

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

Kevin McHughKevin McHugh
Executive Director of Athletics

Dean School
Lisa Honaker
Janet M. Wagner
Claudine Keenan
Robert Gregg
Elizabeth G. Calamidas
Peter Straub
Cheryl R. Kaus
Commencement graduates