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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. Jerry Forster

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


Kim SpiezioDr. Kim Spiezio

Executive Vice President and Provost


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Cleta M. Harless

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Dr. Beth Wolfe

Executive Vice President of Enrollment Management


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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


Dave Traube

Vice President of Communications & Marketing

Mindy Smith-Amburgey

Dr. Mindy Smith-Amburgey, B.S.R.T.(R)(M)RDMS,M.A.,M.B.A., DEL

Interim Dean of the Bert Bradford School of Health Sciences



Tracy Bradley

Dr. Tracy Bradley

Dean, School of Arts and Sciences



Scott Bellamy

Dr. Scott Bellamy

Dean and Professor of Economics and Business



Faruk Khan

Dr. Faruk F Khan

Dean School of Pharmacy


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

  • Patrick C. Graney III¬†Board Chairman, Chairman, One Stop LLC
  • John Barrett, Attorney, Bailey & Glasser, LLP
  • Ben Beakes, Founder and Managing Member, Three Point Strategies, LLC
  • Bobby Blakley, Regional President, BB&T
  • Greg Burton, Executive Chair, Encova
  • Michael Cary, Attorney, The Cary Law Office
  • Dean Cordle, President and CEO, AC & S Inc.
  • Kimberly Dickerson, Managing Director, Protiviti
  • Fonda Elliot, Community Leader and Co-Founder, AMFM Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers
  • Jennie Ferretti, Board Secretary, Attorney, George & Lorensen, PLLC
  • David W. Gallagher, Retired Business Executive
  • Nettie Horne, Retired Attorney, Lockheed Martin Corp.
  • Ditsy Keightley, Vice President, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Bernard Layne, Attorney, Mani, Ellis & Layne, PLLC
  • Rebecca McPhail, President, WV Manufacturers Association
  • Lisa Pack, Retired CPA
  • Martin S. Roth, Ph.D., President, University of Charleston, ex officio
  • Steve Wehrle, Retired Business Owner
  • Paul White, Executive Vice President, Assured Partners WV