Vice President of Student Affairs Search

Position Description

The position description is intended to provide information about Georgetown University and the position of Vice President of Student Affairs. It is designed to assist qualified individuals in assessing their interest in the opening.

Search Committee Members

Rosemary E. Kilkenny, J.D., Co-Chair
Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Chief Diversity Officer

Ricardo Ortiz, Ph.D., Co-Chair
Professor, US Latinx Literatures & Cultures, Department of English

Escadar Alemayehu, N’22
Undergraduate Student Representative

Fr. Matt Carnes, S.J.
Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Latin American Studies

Kathryn Castle, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Student Health

Thomas Chiarolanzio
Senior Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Georgetown College

Kim Daniels
Co-Director, Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life

Joe Ferrara, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief of Staff, Office of the President

Patricia Grant, MBA, Ed.D.
Senior Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program
McDonough School of Business (MSB)

Rev. Ebony Grisom
Interim director of Protestant Christian Ministry

Jeanne Lord, JD, Ed.D.
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Lee Reed
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Joan Riley, MS, MSN, FNP-BC, FAAN
Engelhard Senior Scholar & Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies

Nadia Sarfraz, PHD’27
Graduate Student Representative

Search Support

Lisa Krim, J.D.
Senior Advisor to the President for Faculty Relations

Marie Mattson
Secretary of the University

Procedure for Candidacy

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Applications should include, as separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the Position Description.

WittKieffer is assisting Georgetown University in this search. Review of applications has begun and will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by no later than June 15, 2022.

Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal.

Nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Robin Mamlet, Jen Meyers Pickard, Ph.D.,
Meredith Davis, Ph.D. and Randi Miller at