University of Charleston

University of Charleston

campus from the river during fall


Learn more about the leadership team at UC

Meet President Marty Roth

Dr. Martin S. Roth became President of the University of Charleston in July 2018. As a higher education leader, Roth has spent the past 30 years helping universities excel by focusing on the talent acquisition and development needs of students and organizations.

Dr. Dan Silber

Dr. Dan Silber

Executive Vice President, Provost, and Dean of Faculty


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Cleta M. Harless

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Dr. Beth Wolfe

Executive Vice President of Enrollment Management


Gail Carter

Gail Carter

Vice President of University Development


Dr. Bren Stevens

Vice President and Director of Athletics


Virginia Moore

Vice President, Dean of Students & Title IX Compliance Coordinator


Ella Curry

Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Tracy Bradley

Dr. Tracy Bradley

Dean, School of Arts and Sciences


Kristen Dugan

Kristen Dugan

Dean, School of Leadership


Kristy Lucas

Dr. Kristy Lucas

Dean, School of Pharmacy


Mindy Smith-Amburgey

Dr. Mindy Smith

Dean, Bert Bradford School of Health Sciences



Dr. Cedric L. Stone, MBA, Ed.D., D.M.

Dr. Cedric L. Stone, MBA, Ed.D., D.M.

Dean, School of Business


The Board of Trustees is the governing body of UC, responsible for the educational mission and fiscal policies for the University.

  • Greg Burton, Board Chairman, Board member of both City Holding and JF Allen Company
  • John Barrett, Attorney, Bailey & Glasser, LLP
  • Ben Beakes, Founder and Managing Member, Three Point Strategies, LLC
  • Nancy Bruns, CEO, JQ Dickinson Salt-Works
  • Michael Cary, Attorney, The Cary Law Office
  • Magie Cook, President & CEO, Magie Cook LLC
  • Dean Cordle, President and CEO, AC & S Inc.
  • Kim Dickerson, Managing Director, Protiviti
  • Fonda Elliot, Director, Elliot Family Foundation
  • Jennie Ferretti, Board Secretary, Attorney, George & Lorensen, PLLC
  • David W. Gallagher, Retired Business Executive
  • Eric Hicks, CEO, Right at Home
  • Nettie Horne, Former Vice President, IS&GS Legal Department, UC 2022 Alumnus of the Year
  • N. Dickinson Chilton (Dickie) Jamieson, Owner, Dickie Chilton Interiors
  • Marion Jones, CRNA, Clinical Faculty, CAMC
  • Bernie Layne, Attorney, Mani Ellis & Layne
  • Phil Morabito, CEO, Pierpont Communications
  • Patrick O’Malley, Regional President, Truist
  • Lisa Pack, Retired CPA
  • Josh Pray, Project Manager, PrayWorks
  • Dave Ramsey, CEO, CAMC Health System
  • Martin S. Roth, Ph.D., President, University of Charleston, ex officio
  • Paul Smith, Chef and Business Owner
  • Beth Walker, Justice, WV Supreme Court of Appeals
  • Steve Wehrle, Retired Business Owner
  • Louis Weisberg, President and CEO, Service Wire
  • Paul White, Executive Vice President, Assured Partners WV