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University Leadership and Governance


Emory’s longstanding ability to draw on a deep well of committed, creative leaders who work together in the best interests of students, faculty, and staff gives the university a competitive edge.

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees governs the university by establishing policy and exercising fiduciary responsibility for the long-term well-being of the institution. The board and its Executive Committee act on recommendations from board committees, university officers, and the University Senate.

Learn about the Board of Trustees, Its Members, and University Governance

President’s Leadership Team

Meet the executive team whose senior leaders represent the university’s major operational units; their role is to advise and work with the president to advance Emory’s mission.


Christopher Augostini

Christopher Augostini

Executive Vice President for Business and Administration and Chief Financial Officer

Deborah W. Bruner

Deborah W. Bruner

Senior Vice President for Research; Robert W. Woodruff Professor and Chair in Nursing; Assistant Dean for Faculty Mentoring, School of Nursing

Allison K. Dykes

Allison K. Dykes

Vice President and Secretary of the University

Robert M. Franklin Jr.

Robert M. Franklin Jr.

Senior Adviser to the President

Enku Gelaye

Enku Gelaye

Vice President and Dean of Campus Life

portrait of Carol Henderson

Carol E. Henderson

Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion; Chief Diversity Officer; Adviser to the President

Jonathan S. Lewin

Jonathan S. Lewin

EVP for Health Affairs; ED, Woodruff Health Sciences Center; CEO and Chair of the Board, Emory Healthcare

Jan Love

Jan Love

Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of Candler School of Theology

Gregory W. McGonigle

Gregory W. McGonigle

University Chaplain and Dean of Spiritual and Religious Life

Joshua R. Newton

Joshua R. Newton

Senior Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement

David B. Sandor

David B. Sandor

Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs

Stephen D. Sencer

Stephen D. Sencer

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Deans

The deans are the chief academic officers for the university’s nine schools and colleges. Working closely with central administration, they oversee their school or college’s budget, teaching, scholarly activity, service, and advancement.


Mary Anne Bobinski

Mary Anne Bobinski

Dean, School of Law

James W. Curran

James W. Curran

Dean, Rollins School of Public Health

Michael A. Elliott

Michael A. Elliott

Dean, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Douglas A. Hicks

Douglas A. Hicks

Dean, Oxford College

Karen Sedatole

Karen Sedatole

Interim Dean, Goizueta Business School

Jan Love

Jan Love

Dean, Candler School of Theology

Linda A. McCauley

Linda A. McCauley

Dean, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

Vikas P. Sukhatme

Vikas P. Sukhatme

Dean, School of Medicine

Lisa A. Tedesco

Lisa A. Tedesco

Dean, James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies

Advisers to the President

Administrative Council

An advisory body for the president, the Administrative Council consists of members of the President's Leadership Team, their direct reports, and deans, who meet twice a year to discuss university policy matters.

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