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.

Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor 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
Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
109 Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7101
919-515-5921 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


Kevin D. Howell
Assistant to the Chancellor for External Affairs
A Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7001
919-513-2951 fax


Charles D. Leffler
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Business
B Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7201
919-515-5121 fax


Mladen Alan Vouk
Interim Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development
1A Holladay Hall
Campus Box 7003
919-515-7896 fax


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


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


M. Jayne Fleener
College of Education
208 Poe Hall
Campus Box 7801
919-515-5901 fax


Maureen Grasso
Dean, Graduate School
Research Building III, Room 240
1005 Capability Drive
Campus Box 7102
919-515-2873 (fax)


David Hinks
Interim Dean, 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


Marvin J. Malecha
College of Design
200-A Brooks Hall
Campus Box 7701
919-515-9780 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


Daniel L. Solomon
College of Sciences
116 Cox Hall
Campus Box 8201
919-515-7855 fax


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


Ira R. Weiss
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


Barb Carroll
Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources


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


David Zonderman
Chair of the Faculty


Jeannette Moore
Chair-Elect of the Faculty


Rusty Mau
Student Body President


Cody Long
Student Senate President


David Fiala
Graduate Student Association President


Robert Davis
Chair, Staff Senate


Wyona Goodwin
Chair-Elect, Staff Senate