University Leadership

Steven H. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Steven H. Kaplan, Ph.D.


Since becoming the sixth president of the University of New Haven in 2004, Steven H. Kaplan has created a bold vision for the University, leading it through a period of remarkable growth and development. Thanks to his inspired — and inspiring — leadership, the University of New Haven now ranks among the top universities in the Northeast and boasts nationally ranked programs in a number of majors across business, criminal justice, engineering, forensic science, and the liberal arts and sciences.

President's Cabinet

Jennifer Cinque, M.S.

Jennifer Cinque, M.S.

Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Organizational Development

Gregory Eichhorn

Gregory Eichhorn, MBA

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success

Jean Husted

Jean Husted, M.A., MBA

Vice President and Chief of Staff

Brian Otis, EMBA

Brian Otis, EMBA

Vice President for University Advancement

George S. Synodi

George S. Synodi, MBA

Vice President for Finance & Administration


Danielle Wozniak, MSW, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sheahon Zenger

Sheahon Zenger, Ph.D.

Director of Athletics and Recreation