Mark Thompson, executive vice president and provost
Mark Thompson was appointed executive vice president and provost in July 2013 after serving as senior vice president for academic and student affairs since 2008. Prior to that, he served as dean of the School of Business for five years. He joined Quinnipiac in 1998 as associate dean of the School of Business. He is the University's chief operating officer with broad authority and responsibility for internal operations, including academic affairs, student affairs, athletics, public safety, facilities and information technology.
Thompson holds a doctorate in economics from Georgia State University and a bachelor's degree in economics/finance from Bentley College.
Patrick Healy '66, senior vice president for finance
Patrick Healy is responsible for financial management, facilities, security, and personnel and administrative services. He joined Quinnipiac in 1972 to be director of project accounting after serving as supervisory auditor for the U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C., where he earned a senatorial letter of commendation. Healy was appointed vice president for finance and administration in 1980.
Healy earned a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree in business administration from the University of New Haven. Healy received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Quinnipiac.
Lynn Bushnell, vice president for public affairs
Lynn Bushnell has been vice president for public affairs since 1996 and has been with Quinnipiac since 1994. She oversees the Polling Institute, public relations, media relations, special events, publications, Quinnipiac's Web site and commercial radio station AM 1220 WQUN.
Bushnell earned a master's degree in New England studies from the University of Southern Maine in Portland, Maine, and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y.
Jean Husted, vice president/executive associate to the president
Jean Husted joined Quinnipiac in 1997 as executive associate to President John L. Lahey and has served since that time as a key member of the president's cabinet. She oversees all operations and special projects of the Office of the President. Husted earned a master's degree in economics from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, an MBA from Quinnipiac and a bachelor's degree in business and economics from Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa.
Ronald Mason, vice president for human resources
Ronald Mason joined Quinnipiac in 2011 after serving as chief administrative and human resources officer at Planned Parenthood Federation of America in New York. He earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Syracuse University and his master's in education from City College of New York. Mason also holds a certificate in management sciences from Baruch College and a certification in Race Relations from Long Island Institute of Mental Health.
Joan Isaac Mohr, vice president of admissions and financial aid
Joan Isaac Mohr was appointed vice president of admissions and financial aid in July 2013 after serving as vice president and dean of admissions for 20 years. She joined Quinnipiac in 1993 after 20 years in admissions at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., leaving as assistant vice president for enrollment management and dean of admissions. Isaac Mohr is responsible for admissions and financial aid for undergraduate and graduate programs, excluding the School of Law.
She received her master's degree in education from Adelphi University in Garden City, N.Y., and her bachelor's degree in history and education from Hofstra.
Mark Varholak, associate vice president for budget and financial planning
Mark Varholak was promoted to associate vice president for budget and financial planning in July 2013 after serving as the University's associate controller for three years. He joined Quinnipiac in 2003 as assistant controller. He serves as the University's chief budgeting and financial planning officer.
Varholak earned his MBA with concentrations in finance and international business from New York University. He also holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and international business from Pennsylvania State University.
Donald Weinbach, vice president for development and alumni affairs
Donald Weinbach was appointed vice president for development and alumni affairs in 1996 after six years as executive director of development and alumni affairs at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. He oversees all fund raising and state and governmental affairs. Weinbach holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Merrimack College.
Paul Tiyambe Zeleza was named vice president of academic affairs in July 2013. Zeleza oversees the academic deans; associate vice presidents of academic affairs, diversity and student retention and success; and the director of veteran and military affairs.
Before coming to Quinnipiac, Zeleza served as the dean of the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Malawi and his master's from the University of London, where he studied African history and international relations. He holds a Ph.D. in economic history from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.