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)*

Sandra Baldridge-Adrian, President of Staff Senate

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

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

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

Sara N. Hottinger, Dean, HTC Honors College

Martha Hunn, Associate Vice President/Chief Communication Officer, University Marketing and Communication

Carlos Johnson, Senior Vice President/University Counsel*

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

Kelly Moore, Executive Director, Chanticleer Athletic Foundation

Peter L. Paquette, Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Michael H. Roberts, Dean, Gupta College of Science

Diane Sanders, Interim Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement*

Kimberly B. Sherfesee, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity

Erika Small, Interim Dean, Wall College of Business

James Solazzo, Vice President for Student Success, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs*

Atiya K. Stokes-Brown, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion*

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

Robert F. Young, Associate Provost for Research

*Denotes members of President's Cabinet