Our Staff

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Matthew Kinservik

The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs provides support and oversight for all phases of faculty life at the University. In order to promote the highest academic standards and inclusive excellence, the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs advises the Provost on faculty recruitment and promotion and tenure; assists the colleges in
recruitment and mentoring; oversees the promotion and tenure process; and serves as the liaison to the Faculty Senate, the UD chapter of the American Association of University Professors, and the University of Delaware Association of Retired Faculty.

Dean Lou Rossi

Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate College

Louis Rossi

The Graduate College at the University of Delaware facilitates collaboration among many campus units to foster and enhance robust graduate and professional programs.

The Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate College provides oversight and has responsibility for more than 150 graduate programs across all seven colleges. He promotes excellence in graduate and professional education across campus and works to enhance support for graduate student services, increase funding opportunities, strengthen and expand interdisciplinary and cross-college collaborative programs, develop new high-profile initiatives that build on the University’s strengths, and promote the national and international visibility of current graduate students and alumni.

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Rodney Morrison

The Vice President for Enrollment Management is responsible for developing enrollment management strategy and coordinating, implementing, and assessing operational programs to recruit, admit, retain, and graduate undergraduate students consistent with the University of Delaware’s traditions, mission, vision, and values. He is responsible for developing and cultivating a collaborative university-wide environment to coordinate and synchronize enrollment management to accomplish operational and strategic goals. He supervises offices critical to effective enrollment management: undergraduate admissions, student financial services, and the registrar’s office.

Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian Trevor Dawes


Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian

Trevor A. Dawes

The Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums oversees Morris Library and the branch libraries; the University of Delaware Press; and Special Collections and Museums, which includes the gallery in Morris, art galleries in Old College and Mechanical Hall and the Mineralogical Museum in Penny Hall.

The Library, Museums and Press inspires the intellectual, scholarly and creative achievements of the University community with expert staff, excellent service, dynamic learning spaces and access to diverse collections and information resources. As the intellectual and interdisciplinary hub of the University, the Library provides a welcoming environment and equitable service to a diverse community of users. Working with campus and community partners, the Library actively contributes to the University’s success by supporting scholarly and creative endeavors, teaching, and research and scholarship.

As stewards of the Library’s tangible and digital collections, Library staff foster lifelong learning. They assist users in the creation of a wide variety of scholarly materials; support information literacy, including skills for locating, evaluating, using and creating information; collaborate with faculty to integrate resources into distance learning programs; and actively encourage the creation and use of high-quality open educational resources. Staff use a process of continual assessment and adjustment to achieve the Library’s goals and strategic directions.

Associate Provost and Chief of Staff

Karen Roth Aniunas

The Associate Provost and Chief of Staff works directly with the Provost across the range of her responsibilities. She provides coordination with the deans, vice provosts and other senior administrators and works to ensure that the Provost’s agenda and initiatives are realized. She facilitates planning functions and works on the Provost’s behalf with senior academic administrators to strengthen operational excellence, communications and interdepartmental relationships. Consulting with the Provost, she oversees the fiscal management of the Provost Office including short-term and long-term budgetary planning.


Administrative Staff


Assistant to the Provost and to the Associate Provost and Chief of Staff

Hilary Douwes


Administrative Assistant

Mikaela Larraga

Administrative Assistant

Christy Duncan Fitzpatrick