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Residential Colleges Leadership

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Tiffiny Tung

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

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Melissa Gresalfi

Dean of Residential Colleges and Residential Education

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Christina Cunningham

Senior Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives

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Natalee Erb

Director of the First-Year Experience

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Roshaunda Ross-Orta

Director of Upper-Division Engagement

Faculty Leadership

Faculty living on The Ingram Commons and in the upper-division residential colleges serve a vital role in carrying out the academic strategic plan of ѿý. Our faculty leaders represent three of the four undergraduate schools: A&S, Engineering, and Peabody, the Owen Graduate School of Management, the School of Medicine, and the School of Nursing. Among them are noted researchers, scholars, writers, and award-winning teachers. They are real people with diverse backgrounds, interests, experiences, and professional accomplishments. Beginning in August 2022, fifteen faculty members will reside in the residential college system, including ten faculty heads of house, five faculty heads of college, as well as the Dean of The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.

Each of the fourteen faculty heads resides year-round in an apartment within their respective house or college. Some of the faculty heads are single, others live with their spouses, partners, and families, including young children, teenagers, family members, and pets. They continue to teach classes and do their research and administrative work. They are also present in the house or college as its faculty mentor, role model, and guide who shapes the living and learning community of the house or college. They oversee a programming budget and work closely with their house programming and advisory council or college council to create innovative, challenging, and fun programs that enrich the educational experience of the students in their community.

Faculty Heads of House

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Eric J. Barth

Faculty Head
Hank Ingram House

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Celso Castilho

Faculty Head
Memorial House

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Natasha McClure

Faculty Head
North House

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Douglas McMahon

Faculty Head
Crawford House

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Elizabeth Meadows

Faculty Head
East House

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Rosevelt Noble

Faculty Head
Stambaugh House

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Emily Pendergrass

Faculty Head
West House

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Renã A.S. Robinson

Faculty Head
Murray House

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Chezare Warren

Faculty Head
Sutherland House

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Carol Ziegler

Faculty Head
Gillette House

Faculty Heads of College

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Audrey Bowden

Faculty Head
Nicholas S. Zeppos College

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Ravindra Duddu

Faculty Head
Rothschild College

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Teresa Goddu

Faculty Head
E. Bronson Ingram College

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Amy Johnson

Assistant Provost for Experiential Education and Undergraduate Affairs and Faculty Head
Warren College

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Mumin Kurtulus

Faculty Head
Moore College

Professional Staff

Professional staff in Residential Colleges support the academic mission of the university and the five pillars of the residential college system intellect, community, personal well-being, self-discovery, and cultural awareness through intentional programmatic and leadership development initiatives. Our programs are designed to both challenge and support students as they navigate their academic and co-curricular experience at Vanderbilt, and our goal is to connect students with valuable resources and learning opportunities that will help them achieve their academic and personal goals. Staff members plan, coordinate, and lead a number of programs and initiatives including but not limited to:

  • International Student Orientation
  • CommonVU Orientation
  • Extended Orientation & Vanderbilt Visions
  • House/College Student Governance
  • Residential Colleges Lecture Series
  • Community-wide Programs
  • The Commons Cup


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Tommy Anglim

Program Coordinator
E. Bronson Ingram College & Moore College

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Jennifer Atwood

Operations Manager for Residential Colleges

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Shonna Greer

Executive Assistant

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Grace Hollis

Program Coordinator
Warren College & Crawford House

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Katherine McCann

Program Coordinator
Hank Ingram House, Gillette House, Murray House, & Sutherland House

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Chad Novak

Program Coordinator
Memorial House, North House, Stambaugh House, & West House

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Arriyon Parker

Program Coordinator
Nicholas S. Zeppos College, Rothschild College, & East House

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Emily Waddell

Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives

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Michael Wallace

Assistant Director for Student Development

Graduate Assistants

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Marley Moore

Graduate Assistant

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Annie Schweitzer

Graduate Assistant