Officers of Administration

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Richard W. Schneider, Ph.D., President, Rear Admiral, USCG Reserve (Ret.)
Guiyou Huang, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty
David J. Whaley, M.S., Vice President for Development, Alumni Relations and Communications
Frank T. Vanecek, D.B.A., Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Lauren Wobby, C.P.A, M.B.A., Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
David Magida, B.A., Chief Administrative Officer
Philip T. Susmann, M.B.A., Vice President for Strategic Partnerships
Laura Amell, B.S., Executive Assistant to the President
Joseph E. Byrne, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
David S. Westerman, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Research
William H. Clements, Ph.D., Vice President, Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies


The dates after the names indicate years of full-time service to Norwich University.

W. Russell Todd (1982-1992) President Emeritus of the University B.A., 1950, Norwich University; M.B.A., 1964, University of Alabama; M.D.S. (Hon), Norwich University; MAJ GEN, USA (Ret.)