2022-2023 Graduate Academic Catalog

President & Leadership

President:  Janet L. Steinmayer



Jonathan Jefferson
Chief Academic Officer and Provost         
Nathaniel Mays
Dean of Student Life and Academic Development
Darryl "DJ" Jelley
Chief Marketing Officer
Mary-Jane McLaughlin
Chief Human Resources Officer
Veronica Jorge-Curtis
Vice President for Advancement
Jonathan "JP" Paul
Executive Director, Center for Human Arts Innovation
Diane Kimball
Vice President of Finance and
Chief Financial Officer
Shirin Philipp
Vice President and General Counsel
Joanne Kossuth
Chief Operating Officer
Position Being Filled
Vice President of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice


Art Bardige
Hal Belodoff, Vice Chair
Karen Cotton Chaplin
Susan Luick Good
Veronica Ohanian Heath
Nina Houghton
Juanita James, Vice Chair
Karen A. Kames
Roger Lowenstein
David I. Newton
Michelle Nadeau O’Brien
Georgette Chapman Phillips
Allene Russell Pierson
Deborah Schwartz Raizes
Thomas N. Riley
Barbara Weinstein Russell, Vice Chair
Lynda-Lee Sheridan
David B. Smith
Janet Steinmayer, President
Loring Low Stevens
Hans D. Strauch, Chair

Doris B. Held, Trustee Emerita
Michael Holmes, Trustee Emeritus
Carol C. Moriarty, Trustee Emerita
Donald M. Perrin, Trustee Emeritus
Patricia R. Squire, Trustee Emerita

The members of the President's Cabinet and the Lesley University Board of Trustees may also be found at the link below: