University Leadership

Chancellor Randolph Woodson

NC State Chancellor Randolph Woodson sharing a smile at a gathering.

Dr. Randy Woodson, the 14th chancellor of North Carolina State University, is a nationally recognized scholar and academic leader. Woodson oversees the largest university in North Carolina, with more than 34,000 students and an annual budget of $1.4 billion.



Provost Warwick A. Arden

Provost Warwick A. Arden smiling with his arms folded.

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Warwick Arden is the chief academic officer under the chancellor. Provost Arden is responsible for review and approval of all academic programs and policies and for the appointment, promotion and compensation of the faculty.

Executive Officers

William R. “Randy” Woodson
A Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7001


Warwick Arden
Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
102 Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7101
919-515-5921 fax


Scott Douglass
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
B3 Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7201
919-515-5121 fax


Eileen S. Goldgeier
Vice Chancellor and General Counsel
304B Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7008
919-515-3060 fax


Marc I. Hoit
Vice Chancellor for Information Technology
103 Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7015
919-513-3013 fax


Sarah Stone
Interim Assistant to the Chancellor for External Affairs
A Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7001
919-513-2951 fax


Michael D. Mullen
Vice Chancellor and Dean for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs
Park Shops 311
Campus Box 7301


Alan Rebar
Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development
1A Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7003
919-515-7521 fax


Brian C. Sischo
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
12 Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7004
919-515-7612 fax


P.J. Teal
Secretary of the University and Assistant to the Chancellor
A Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7001
919-831-3545 fax


Deborah A. Yow
Director of Athletics
118 Weisiger-Brown Athletics Facility
Campus Box 8502
919-515-3624 fax


Jeffery P. Braden
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
106 Caldwell Hall
Campus Box 8101
919-515-9409 fax


Mary Ann Danowitz
College of Education
208 Poe Hall
Campus Box 7801
919-515-5901 fax


Maureen Grasso
Graduate School
1000 Main Campus Drive
Campus Box 7102
919-515-2873 fax


David Hinks
College of Textiles
3424 Textiles Complex
Campus Box 8301
919-515-3057 fax


Richard Linton
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
112 Patterson Hall
Campus Box 7601
919-515-6980 fax


D. Paul Lunn
College of Veterinary Medicine
1060 William Moore Drive
Campus Box 8401
919-513-6452 fax


Mark Hoversten
College of Design
200A Brooks Hall
Campus Box 7701
919-515-7330 fax


Louis Martin-Vega
College of Engineering
113-B Page Hall
Campus Box 7901
919-515-7951 fax


Michael D. Mullen
Vice Chancellor and Dean for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs
1F Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7301


William Ditto
College of Sciences
4216 Broughton Hall
Campus Box 8201
919-515-7855 fax


Mary Watzin
College of Natural Resources
2028-H Biltmore Hall
Campus Box 8001


Annette Ranft
Poole College of Management
2102 Nelson Hall
Campus Box 8614
919-515-1078 fax

University Council

The University Council, which is advisory in nature, is the principal university body composed of campus leadership. Council meeting dates and minutes are available online. The Council includes the executive officers and deans, as well as:

Susan Nutter
Vice Provost and Director of NCSU Libraries


Bradley Bohlander
Chief Communications Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor for University Communications


Benny Suggs
Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations


Cecile Hinson
Director, Internal Audit


Mary Lelik
Senior Vice Provost for Institutional Research and Planning


Jeannette Moore
Chair of the Faculty


Carolyn Bird
Chair-Elect of the Faculty


Darby Orcutt
Secretary of the Faculty


Paul R. Nolan
Student Body President


Jamie Plummer
Student Senate President


Tyler Allen
Graduate Student Association President


Angkana Bode
Chair, Staff Senate


Cathi Dunnagan
Chair-Elect, Staff Senate