Leadership

President Claire E. Sterk

As president, Claire Sterk brings bold vision, international renown as a scholar, and far-reaching administrative experience. She is the author of three books, including two in English— Tricking and Tripping: Prostitution in the Era of AIDS and Fast Lives: Women Who Use Crack Cocaine—and more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. As provost, she focused on optimizing the Emory undergraduate student experience and faculty excellence and diversity, as well as leading strategic planning for the university. A native of the Netherlands, Sterk earned her PhD in sociology from Erasmus University in Rotterdam and a doctorandus degree in medical anthropology from the University of Utrecht. She speaks four languages.

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PRESIDENT'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The President's Leadership Council includes executive and senior vice presidents and advisers who represent the university’s major operational units and work with President Sterk to advance Emory’s mission.

Christopher Augostini
Executive Vice President for Business and Administration
Susan Cruse
Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Vince Dollard
Interim Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Allison K. Dykes
Vice President and Secretary of the University
Robert M. Franklin Jr.
Senior Adviser to the President
Gary S. Hauk
University Historian and Senior Adviser to the President
Michael Kloss
Chief of Staff and Director of Protocol
Jonathan S. Lewin
EVP for Health Affairs; ED, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Emory Healthcare
Dwight A. McBride
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ajay Nair
Senior Vice President and Dean for Campus Life
Stephen D. Sencer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
DEANS

Emory’s deans are the chief academic officers for the university’s nine schools and colleges. Working closely with Emory’s central administration, the deans oversee their school’s and college’s fiscal and budgetary matters, teaching, scholarly activity, service, and advancement.

TENURE AND PROMOTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Tenure and Promotion Advisory Committee is responsible for conducting evaluation of all candidates who are nominated for appointment or promotion to associate professor or professor with tenure, or for the grant of tenure at rank, from all departments, if applicable, and from all of Emory's schools and colleges. The committee ensures broad representation of academic areas through inclusion of eight school-based members elected by each school's tenured faculty and four at-large members elected by all tenured faculty.

KENNETH E. CARTER
Oxford College
ELIZABETH CORWIN
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
SANDY JAP
Goizueta Business School
NADINE KASLOW
At Large: Behavioral and Social Sciences
MICHELLE C. KEGLER
Rollins School of Public Health
KENNETH NEWELL
At Large: STEM and Health Sciences
MICHAEL J. OWENS
At Large: Unspecified Discipline
MICHAEL J. PERRY
School of Law
PAMELA SCULLY
Chair, Emory College of Arts and Sciences
BRENT A. STRAWN
Candler School of Theology
MALÚ TANSEY
School of Medicine
LESLIE TAYLOR
At Large: Arts and Humanities

Principles

Learn about the president’s emerging priorities as well as the time-honored principles that govern decision making at Emory.