Executive Council - Coastal Carolina University
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Executive Council

The Executive Council is a group of functional administrators, chaired by the chief of staff, representing all areas of Coastal Carolina University. These individuals serve in an advisory capacity, and meet bi-monthly. The mission of this body is to regularly review the operations of the University and advise the President’s Cabinet on matters affecting the University at large. The Executive Council also reviews policies that filter up through various departments throughout the University to be presented for final approval from the President and Board of Trustees.

Michael T. Benson, University President (ex officio)*

Travis E. Overton, Vice President for Executive Initiatives/Chief of Staff (chair)*

Fadi Baroody, Associate Vice President for Information Technology

Claudia Bornholdt, Dean, Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts

J. Lee Brown, Dean, College of Graduate and Continuing Studies

T. Brian Bunton, Chair of Faculty Senate

Amanda E. Craddock, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Melvin Davis, University Librarian

Daniel J. Ennis, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost*

David A. Frost, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer*

Stephen K. Harrison, Vice President, Auxiliary Enterprises

Yvonne Hernandez Friedman, Vice President for Student Affairs*

Matthew L. Hogue, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and University Recreation*

Sara N. Hottinger, Dean, HTC Honors College

Carlos Johnson, Senior Vice President/University Counsel*

Christopher A. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Coastal Educational Foundation*

Thomas A. Koczara, Vice President for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity*

Chad L. Leverette, Dean, Gupta College of Science

Colleen McGlone, Interim Dean, Conway Medical Center College of Health and Human Performance

Kelly Moore, Executive Director, Chanticleer Athletic Foundation

Diane Sanders, Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement*

Erika Small, Dean, Wall College of Business

Sam Sullivan, President of Staff Senate

Holley Tankersley, Dean, Spadoni College of Education and Social Sciences

Greg Thompson, Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller

Robert F. Young, Associate Provost for Research

*Denotes members of President's Cabinet