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The Ann Weaver Hart Administration 2012


Ann Weaver Hart
Ann Weaver Hart came to the University of Arizona from Temple University, where she served as president from July 2006 until she assumed the presidency of the UA in July 2012. Before then she served as president of the University of New Hampshire and provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Claremont Graduate University, in Claremont, Calif. At the University of Utah, she served as professor of educational leadership, dean of the Graduate School and special assistant to the president.

Dr. Hart received a bachelor of science in history, a master of arts in history and a doctorate in educational administration, all from the University of Utah. Her research interests include leadership succession and development, work redesign and organizational behavior in educational organizations, and academic freedom. She has published more than 85 articles and book chapters, plus five books and edited volumes.

Dr. Hart is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and APLU's Commission on International Programs, which she previously chaired. She previously served on the executive committee of the Board of Directors of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, the boards of Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Philadelphia African American Museum.

Among the professional and community service awards that Dr. Hart has received are the Jack Culbertson Award in Educational Administration from the University Council for Educational Administration; the Outstanding Professional Award from the Business and Professional Women's Foundation; the PoWeR Award from the Professional Women's Roundtable; the 2009 Champion of Diversity and Access Award from the Urban STEM Strategy Group; and the Outstanding Community Service Award from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.


Contact Information

President Ann Weaver Hart
Administration Building, Room 712
1401 East University Boulevard
P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

Telephone: (520) 621-5511
Fax: (520) 621-9323


Key Staff

Jacqueline Mok
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Tim Bee
Associate Vice President, State Relations

J. Lyle Bootman
Senior Vice President, Health Sciences

Gail D. Burd
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

Melinda Burke
Executive Director and President, UA Alumni Association

Greg Byrne
Director of Athletics

Milton M. Castillo
Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer

Angie Gomez
President, Staff Advisory Council

Jaime Gutierrez
Vice President for External Relations

Wanda Howell
Chair of the Faculty

Laura Todd Johnson
Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

James H. Moore Jr.
President, UA Foundation

J.C. Mutchler
Chair, Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee

Michele Norin
Chief Information Officer & Executive Director, University Information Technology Services

Mike Proctor
Vice President for Regional Development, Outreach and Global Initiatives, and Dean of the Outreach College

Leslie Tolbert
Senior Vice President for Research

Allison Vaillancourt
Vice President for Human Resources

Melissa Vito
Vice President for Student Affairs

Ronald Wysocki
Chair, Appointed Professionals Advisory Council

President's Office Staff

Karen Filippelli
Associate Vice President
Finance and Administration

Suzanne Ornelas
Executive Associate to the President

Jesus Garcia
Manager of Communications

Sheri Hill
Executive Assistant

Pearl Byrne
Administrative Associate

Judy Kempf
Administrative Associate

Francisco Orozco
Student Assistant

Jacqueline Mok
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff

Raji Rhys
Special Advisors to the President
Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence

Karen Francis-Begay
Special Advisor to the President on Native American Affairs

Yissel Salafsky
Coordinator, Native American Affairs and Campus Inclusiveness


July 2012