Academic Administration

The University of New Haven boasts an involved administration and an experienced faculty that work together to maximize the benefit of your University of New Haven education and degree as well as the time and energy you spend on campus.

Administration and faculty are accessible, approachable, and knowledgeable about a great variety of topics. Get to know them, and get involved in academics at the University of New Haven!

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Provost oversees academic and faculty affairs at the University. As the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the chair of the Academic Leadership Council, the Provost coordinates the efforts of the team of leaders in academic affairs including the college deans and support staff.

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Maxcy Hall 207
(203) 932-7154

Vice Provost for Policy & Program Coordinator

Maxcy Hall 212A
(203) 932-7377

Donna Cerami

Donna Cerami

Executive Assistant to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Maxcy Hall 229
(203) 932-7267

Vice Provost for Advising, Retention & Academic Support

Maxcy Hall 205C
(203) 931-2982

Assistant Professor
Assistant Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Echlin Hall 213
(203) 479-4715

Nicholas LaMendola, Ph.D.

Nicholas LaMendola, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Institutional Planning & Research

Maxcy Hall 207

Vincent Mangiacapra, M.S.

Vincent Mangiacapra, M.S.

Associate Vice President for Information Technology & CIO

Echlin Hall 101
(203) 932-7058

Michele Polak

Michele Polak

Director of Learning Assessment

Maxcy Hall 202
(203) 932-7114

Vice Provost for Academic Administration

Maxcy Hall 205D
(203) 932-7290


Houssein El Turkey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence

Maxcy Hall 311
(203) 932-1209


Tiffany Martinez

Administrative Specialist

Maxcy Hall Office 205
(203) 932-7268