Jan 20, 2022  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Faculty and Staff

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The Faculty


BALCOM, IAN (2011) Assistant Professor, Natural Science,  B.S. University of Vermont; Ph.D. University of California at  Riverside

BENNION, JANET (2003) Professor, Sociology and Anthropology,  B.A. Utah State University; M.A. Portland State University; Ph.D. University of Utah

BOULEY, KATIE (2010) Associate Professor, Exercise Science,  B.S. University of Massachusetts; M.S. Springfield College; Ph.D. Springfield College

BOSS, SAM (2015) Assistant Professor, Library,  B.A. Southern Illinois University - Carbondale; M.A. State University of New York - Brockport; M.A. University of Wisconsin - Madison

BOZEMAN, JAMES R. (l985) Professor, Mathematical Sciences,  B.S. Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.A. University of California; A.M. Dartmouth College; Ph.D. Dartmouth College

CASTLEBERRY, KRISTI (2015) Assistant Professor, English, Philosophy & Film Studies,  B.A. Sonoma State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Rochester

DALEY, DANIEL (2008) Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences,  A.S., B.S., M.Ed. Lyndon State College

DOLL, SEAN (2011) Assistant Professor, Mountain Recreation Management,  A.A. Brookdale Community College; B.S. Frostburg State University; M.Ed. Plymouth State University

FARRELL, KEVIN J. (1990) Professor, Mathematical Sciences,  B.S. Nasson College; M.S. University of Vermont; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island

FORTNER, TARA (2013) Assistant Professor, Education,  B.A., The College of Saint Rose; M.A. Alfred University; Ed.D. Plymouth State University

GIESE, ALAN (2006) Associate Professor, Natural Sciences/Biology,  B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz; M.S. Oregon State University; Ph.D. Arizona State University

GIESE, STEPHANIE (2015) Visiting Assistant Professor, Business Administration,  B.S. Westminister College; M.S. Case Western Reserve University

GILBERT, ROBBY (2014) Assistant Professor, Visual Arts/Animation,  B.F.A. School of Visual Arts, New York; M.Ed. Argosy University

GILMAN, CHANDLER R. (1998) Professor, English,  B.A. Williams College; M.A. University of New Hampshire; M.F.A. Vermont College of Norwich University

GITTLEMAN, JOSEPH (2009) Assistant Professor, Music and Performing Arts,  B.A. Johnson State College

GLENTZ BRUSH, KELLY A. (2002) Professor, Visual Arts,  B.F.A. Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A. University of Kansas

HANRAHAN, JANEL (2012) Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Sciences,  B.A., Alverno College; M.S. University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

HAYWOOD-BIRD, EDEN (2014) Assistant Professor, Education,  B.A. Regis University; M.A. University of Colorado-Denver; Ph.D. Colorado State University

HILTON, MARK (1999) Professor, Business Administration,  B.S. Lyndon State College; M.B.A. Plymouth State University

HUGHES, DEBORAH (2007) Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences/Computer Science,  B.S. Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.S. New Jersey Institute of Technology

JOHNSTON, DAVID (2005), Associate Professor, English, Philosophy & Film Studies,  B.A. Denison University; M.A., Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook

KAMEI, AI (2014) Assistant Professor, Education, B.A., M.S. Osaka Kyoiku University; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

KOPACZ, DAWN (2015) Visiting Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Sciences,  B.S., M.S., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

KOROL, RHONDA (1995) Professor, Psychology,  B.A. Dartmouth College; B.S. University of Minnesota; M.A. University of Cincinnati; Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

LATHROP, ALISON S. (1999) Professor, Geology,  B.Sc. Bates College; Ph.D. Dartmouth College






LEDOUX, GREGORY (2009) Associate Professor, Exercise Science,  B.S. Lyndon State College; M.S. Bridgewater State College

LEWIS, TIMOTHY R. (1999), Professor, Electronic Journalism Arts,  B.A. University of Vermont ; M.A. Union Institute & University/Vermont College

LUCE, BENJAMIN (2008), Associate Professor, Natural Sciences/Physics,  B.S. State University of New York at Fredonia; M.S., Ph.D. Clarkson University

LUNA, ANDREA (1997) Professor, English,  B.S. University of Vermont; M.A. University of New Hampshire; Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

McCOY, DAISY (1991) Professor, Mathematical Sciences, B.A. Douglass College of Rutgers University; M.S. Virginia Tech; Ph.D. Virginia Tech

MEACHEM, MEAGHAN (2008) Associate Professor, Electronic Journalism Arts,  B.S. Lyndon State College; M.A. Marlboro College Graduate Center

METZKE, LINDA K. (1988) Professor, Graduate Education, B.S University of Wisconsin; M.S. University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. Marquette University

MIRKIN, BENJAMIN (2013) Assistant Professor, Mountain Recreation Management,  M.A. University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D. University of New Hampshire

MORISON, WILLIAM (2012) Assistant Professor, Business Administration,  B.S. Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire; M.B.A. Southern New Hampshire University

MUELLER, HARRY (2003) Associate Professor, Visual Arts,  A.A.S. Milwaukee Institute of Technology; A.A.S., B.S. Rochester Institute of Technology

NOYES, JAMES (2015) Assistant Professor, Mountain Recreation Management,  B.S. University of Phoenix, M.Ed. Plymouth State University

PARISI, PHILIP J. (2004) Assistant Professor, Visual Arts, A.S. Champlain College; B.F.A. School of Visual Arts; M.F.A, Hunter College; Ph.D., Capella University

PASCALE, AIMEE (2015) Assistant Professor, Exercise Science,  B.S. Springfield College; M.S. University of Oregon; Ph.D. Springfield College

PFEFFERLE, ZANE (2014) Assistant Professor, Exercise Science,  B.S. Doane College; M.S. Springfield College; Ph.D. Springfield College

RAZZANO, ELAINE (1995) Professor, English,  B.A. Georgian Court College; M.A. Seton Hall University; M.Ed. Plymouth State University; Ph.D. SUNY Buffalo

RUSH, BENJAMIN (2015) Assistant Professor, Mountain Recreation Management,  B.S., M.S. Memphis State University; Ph.D. National Taiwan Sport University

SAEED, TIMOTHY (2016) Assistant Professor, Music and Performing Arts,  B.M. University of Pacific Conservatory of Music; M.M. University of New Mexico & Boston University; Ph.D. Louisianna State University

SEARLS, PAUL (2005) Associate Professor, History,  B.A. Hobart College; M.A. University of Vermont; Ph.D. New York University  

SHAFER, JASON (2005) Associate Professor, Atmospheric Sciences,  B.S. Plymouth State College; M.S. University of Utah; Ph.D. University of Utah

SHERRER, MARGARET (2005) Associate Professor, Psychology,  B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.S.W. Rhode Island College; Ph.D., Boston College

SHINE, PATRICIA (2003) Professor, Human Services,  B.A. Adelphi University; M.S.W. Simmons School of Social Work

SMITH, DONNA (2010) Assistant Professor, Electronic Journalism Arts,  B.S. Lyndon State College; M.A. Johnson State College

STILES, MERI (2006) Associate Professor, Psychology/Human Services,  B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D. University of Buffalo

STROKANOV, ALEXANDRE A. (2000) Professor, History, B.A. Perm State University (Russia), M.A. Perm State University, Ph.D. Perm State University

STROUP, BRANDON (2012) Assistant Professor, Social Science/Criminal Justice,  B.A. Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania; M.A. Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

TUCKER, BARCLAY (2001) Professor, Visual Arts,  B.F.A. University of Utah; M.A. Syracuse University; M.F.A. University of Hartford, Hartford Art School

WARWICK, BRIAN (2016) Assistant Professor, Music and Performing Arts,  B.M. Berklee College of Music; M.S. Full Sail University

WERDENSCHLAG, LORI (1992) Professor, Psychology, B.A. Emory University; M.S., Ph.D. Tulane University



Part-time Faculty


BERTOLINI, MARK, Business Administration/Law

BERTONE, KATHY, Business Administration


BOYE, ALAN, Professor Emeritus (retired), English

CARCIO, KATE, Mountain Recreation Management

CLEVERLEY, BONNIE, Music & Performing Arts


COTTE, WILLIAM, Music and Performing Arts

DOWLING, DAN, Electronic Journalism / Atmospheric Sciences

DWYER, PAULINE, Natural Sciences

EDMONDSON, JANET, Music & Performing Arts

EGAN, TIMOTHY, Visual Arts

ELMES, MARTHA, Visual Arts

FITCH, JON, Professor Emeritus (retired), Psychology

FREGOSI, GIANNA, Music & Performing Arts/Theater

HANNA, CHARLOTTE, Business Administration



JAMES, NANCY, Education

KAPLAN, JONATHAN, Natural Sciences

KASCENSKA, JOHN, Mountain Recreation Management

LEONE, NICOLE, Mathematics






LORIOT, GEORGE, Atmospheric Sciences

MacDOWELL, LISA, English

MARTIN, ROBERT, Natural Science


McKNIGHT, CYNTHIA, Natural Science

MIKOVITZ, TIM, Music & Performing Arts

NAREY, ERIN, English


ROCHE, MARIA, Social Science/Spanish

SGHERZA, ANTHONY, Exercise Science

STROKANOVA, ELENA, Social Science/Russian


TWOMBLEY, NORMA, Mathematics

ULRICH, TIMOTHY, Mathematics

VADEN, NICHOLAS, Music & Performing Arts

VAN der LAAN, KYLE, English




Professor Emeriti


BLANCHARD, IRENE (1976-1998)

BOYE, ALAN (1987-2009)

EBBETT, BALLARD E. (1960-1998)

FITCH, JON (1974-2005)


GREEN, FRANK (1970-2004)

McGOWAN, DORIAN (1959-2006)

MILLER, DONALD H. (1959-1999)

MOYE, RICHARD (1991-2014)

PORTNER, RICHARD (1977-2006)

REEVES, CAROLYN (1982-2003)

TOBORG, ALFRED (1960-1999)

VOS, KENNETH (1967-1999)


 The Administration


NOLAN T. ATKINS, Interim President, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, B.S. University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles

LOREN W. LOOMIS HUBBELL, Dean of Administration, B.A., Smith College; M.B.A., Harvard University Graduate School of Business

JONATHAN M. DAVIS, Dean of Students, B.S. Lyndon State College

THOMAS K. ANDERSON, Associate Dean for Academic Programs & Faculty, B.S. Western Illinois University; M.S. Western Illinois University

The College Directors and Staff

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Alex D. Allen    Public Safety Officer
Edie I. Allen   Admissions Specialist
Stephen C. Allen   LAN/System Administrator
Thomas R. Archer   Director of Physical Plant
Kathy A. Armstrong   Assistant to the Dean of Administration
Jennifer M. Aubin   Senior Financial Aid Officer
Bonnie D. Babcock   Admissions Records Specialist
Debra M. Bailin   Director of Student Academic Development
Trevor A. Barski   Associate Director of Admissions
David E. Bixby   Custodian
Sean A. Bliss   Admissions Counselor
Jay D. Bona   Circulation Coordinator
Cody W. Brackett   Graphic Designer, pt
Tanya W. Bradley   Director of Financial Aid
Mason M. Brewer   Admissions Counselor
Dustin R. Brooks   Maintenance Technician
Kristin M. Brooks   Assistant Director of Student Life
Rodney J. Call   Custodian/Maintenance Worker
Jody A. Card   Assistant Director, Financial Aid
Lindsay M. Carpenter   Director of LEAP
Jo-Ann Charron   Custodian/Pool Technician
Theresa Y. Conant   Laboratory Technician/Chemical Hygiene Officer
Elizabeth L Conklin   Interlibrary Loan Specialist
Christina K. Cotnoir   Assistant to the Dean of Students
Morgan E. Crespo   Staff Assistant, Health & Counseling Services
Patricia R. Cross   Administrative Assistant to Director of Physical Plant
Jessie Lynne Dall   Staff Assistant to Faculty
Alexandra R. Damato   Admissions Counselor
Michael A. Dente   Chief Technology Officer
Grace L. Dinapoli   Media & Marketing Coordinator
Christopher H. Dorsey   SHAPE Manager/Men’s Basketball Coach
Denise M. Doyon   Custodian
Lori A. Drew   Tutor Coordinator
Kevin P. Driscoll   Custodian
Terry K. Dwyer   Vehicle Mechanic/Grounds Maintenance Technician
Mary A. Etter   Coordinator of Disability Services
Charles M. Forrest   Public Safety Officer
Karen M. Fournier   Custodian
Miranda D. Fox   Registrar
Evelyn E. Franz   Recorder
Sandra L. Franz   Director of Human Resources
Naomi R. Gallagher   Staff Accountant
Donna M. Gile   Staff Assistant to Faculty
Darlene N. Gilman   Staff Assistant for Conferences
Kathleen E. Gold   Director of Advising Resources
Cheryl L. Goldrick   Admissions Assistant
Jacqueline Goodwin   Custodian
Lisa R. Goodwin   Custodian
George B. Hacking   Director of Public Safety
Nermin Hajdarevic   Master Maintenance Technician
Tim L. Hale   Custodian/Maintenance Worker
Jennifer K. Harris   Executive Director of Development & Alumni Affairs
Kelly-Ann Harris   Custodian
Brandon B. Heanssler   Web & Digital Designer
Stacy O. Hopkins   Student Services Consultant
Kristin E. Hunt   NECC Site Director (North Essex Community College campus)
Edward A. Jacques   Maintenance Technician
Jason N.T. Kaiser   Atmospheric Sciences Data Systems Administrator
Mark L. Lariviere   Custodian
Thomas J. Leiper   Senior Mechanical Systems Technician - Plumber
Greer E. Lemnah   Content Specialist/Social Media Coordinator
Kenneth W. Leonard   Custodian
Sara L. Lussier   Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Vincent U. Maloney   Director of Admissions
David J. Martin   Financial Aid Officer
Shane E. Mason   Student Services Consultant
Gregory J. Mehuron   Admissions Counselor
Brian W. Michaud   Public Safety Officer
Darcie A. Miles   Executive Assistant to the President
Mark H. Mohrmann   Broadcast Systems Administrator
Denise B. Moses   Staff Assistant, Academic Support/Advising Resources Center
Ann M. Nygard   Director, Center for Rural Entrepreneurship
Joshua L. Peake   Custodian
Daniel M. Peal   Senior Mechanical Systems Technician - Electrician
Kevin Pezanowski   Director of Intramurals/Mens’ Lacrosse Coach
Sylvia L. Plumb   Executive Director of Communications
Charlotte N. Porcelli   Director of Conferences & Events
Monique C. Prive   Acquisitions Coordinator
Diane W. Raymond   Student Services Consultant
Rose E. Reynolds   Assistant Director, LEAP
Dianne M. Rivers   Staff Assistant to Associate Academic Dean
Cynthia A. Robertson   Director of Payroll & Employee Services
Erin S. Rossetti   Director of Student Life
Nathan R. Rossetti   Public Safety Officer
Kate M. Roy   Associate Director of Athletics & Compliance Coordinator
Stephen P. Roy   Custodian
Jason R. Ryan   Assistant Chief Technology Officer
Tara-jean Samora   Cataloger
Mary E. Schlesinger   Custodial Supervisor
Tracy W. Sherbrook   Assistant to the Academic Dean
Deborah M. Sherwood   Custodian
Kirsten A. Simpson   Staff Accountant
Robert E. Stowell   Public Safety Officer, pt
Tina M. Stowell   Custodian
Jamie A. Struck   Adventure Program Coordinator
Rhonda M. Trucott   Mailroom/Copyroom Supervisor
Mark H. Tucker   Assistant LAN/System Administrator
Christopher T. Ummer   Director of Athletics
Nora A. Vasquez   Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator
Thomas M. White   Admissions Athletic Laison/Men’s Baseball Coach
C. Richard Williams   Director of Upward Bound
Amy L. Wright   Director of Career Services
Mary K. Yackley   Staff Assistant, ECVLC
Aaron E. Young   Director of Technical Services/Video Broadcast Technician

Board of Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges

Peter Shumlin, Ex Officio Governor, State of VT
Jerry Diamond Montpelier
Lynn Dickinson, Rep. St. Albans
Morgan Easton Student Representative
Kraig Hannum Dorset
J. Churchill Hindes Colchester
Tim Jerman, Vice Chair  Essex Junction
Bill Lippert, Jr., Rep. Hinesburg
Karen Luneau, Treasurer St. Albans
Chris Macfarlane Essex Junction
Jim Masland, Rep. Thetford Center
Linda Milne, Secretary Montpelier
Martha O’Connor, Chair Brattleboro
Michael Pieciak Winooski
Aly Richards Montpelier

Past Lyndon Presidents


* Ms. Rita L. Bole
* Ms. Florence E. Drew
* Mr. Arthur B. Elliott
* Ms. Susan C. Gallagher
* Dr. Robert E. Long
* Dr. A. John Holden, Jr.
* Dr. H. Franklin Irwin, Jr.
   Dr. Edward I. Stevens
* Dr. Janet G. Murphy
   Dr. Clive C. Veri
   Dr. Margaret R. Williams 
 * Dr. Robert A. Burnham
   Dr. Carol A. Moore
   Mr. Steven M. Gold        

   Dr. Joseph A. Bertolino


(1935-1936, Acting)
(1958-1959, Acting)
(1970-1971, Acting)
(1997-1998, Interim)
(2011-2012, Interim)