University Cabinet

The university cabinet meets at the call of the president and advises the president concerning the development of policy, the governance of the university, strategic planning, and the fiscal operation of the university.

James Rankin, PhD  
Academic Affairs
Demitris Kouris, PhD, Vice President and Provost

Joel Lueken, Director

Facilities and Risk Management
Jerilyn Roberts, Director

Faculty Senate
Rodney Rice, PhD, Chair of the Faculty

Finance and Administration
Stephen Malott, Vice President for Finance and Administration

Graduate Education
Douglas Wells, PhD, Dean

Human Resources
Kelli R. Shuman, Vice President and Title IX Coordinator

Research Affairs
Jan A. Puszynski, PhD, Vice President

University Relations
Ann Brentlinger,  Director of Marketing and Communications

SD Mines Alumni Association
Larry Simonson (EE69), Director

SD Mines Foundation
Joel Kincart, President

Student Development
Patricia G. Mahon, PhD,
Vice President and Dean of Students

Civil Service Employees
Cassie Schweigerdt, Chair

(NFE) Exempt Employees
Cory Headley, NFE Representative

Student Association
Gina Elmore, President