Office Directory

Executive Team

Joan F. Lorden, Ph.D.

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Cato 225 704-687-5962 jflorden@uncc.edu

Lee Gray

Interim Senior Associate Provost
Cato 240 704-687-5737 legray@uncc.edu

Leslie Zenk, Ph.D.

Assistant Provost
Cato 218 704-687-5766 lzenk@uncc.edu

Shannon Homesley

Executive Assistant to the Provost
Cato 226 704-687-5962 shannon.homesley@uncc.edu

Kathy Hunter

Executive Assistant to the Senior Associate Provost
Cato 241 704-687-5739 kdwhaley@uncc.edu

Office of the Provost

PJ Frick

Catalog Editor
Cato 220 704-687-5718 pj.frick@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Undergraduate Catalog
  • Graduate Catalog

Jen Knight

Program Coordinator
Cato 219 704-687-8054 jknigh37@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Teaching Excellence Awards 
  • Student Success Working Group
  • Commencement - Student Marshals
  • Provost/Office of Academic Affairs website

Zahra Nwabara

Administrative Support Specialist
Cato 210W2 704-687-5716 znwabara@uncc.edu

Donia Schauble

Director of Academic and Research Space
Cameron 188 704-687-6059 dschauble@uncc.edu

Michelle Srubar Howell

Academic Facilities Operations Coordinator
Cameron 187 704-687-5944 Michelle.Srubar@uncc.edu

Matthew Wyse

Faculty Governance Assistant
Cato 223 704-687-5719 mwyse@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Curriculog
  • Faculty Governance

Academic Budget

Vacant

Associate Provost for Academic Budget

Monica Labrada

Assistant Budget Director
Cato 247 704-687-5521 mlabrada@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Budget Planning and Modeling
  • Budget Call Process
  • Fee Requests Process (all categories; new and existing)
  • Budget policy and procedures guidance (allowable uses, all funds)

Tonya McMannen

Budget Manager
Cato 249 704-687-5772 tmcmanne@uncc.edu

Contact me about Accounting:

  • Budget transfers (all fund types; Perm and One-time; Summer Receipts)
  • Faculty Startups—commitments made
  • EPAF faculty special pays (FT only)
  • Lapse Salary Reports (EHRA, SHRA)
  • Financial Transaction (FTR) approvals
  • Faculty Research Grants (FRG) budgets and fund set-ups
  • SHRA Lapsed Salary Requests
  • Staff (EHRA/SHRA) NinerTalent Position Modifications

Danny Zeidan

Special Projects Assistant
Cato 228 704-687-5242 dzeidan@uncc.edu

Vacant

Business Systems and Reporting Analyst

Contact me about:

  • College Profiles, Quarterly Spend, and Tableau Reports
  • Other reporting services (budget and faculty personnel)
  • Faculty list requests (annual and ad hoc events)

Academic Personnel

Tiffani McCain

Assistant Personnel Director / Faculty Personnel Manager
Cato 242 704-687-5773 tmccain2@uncc.edu

Contact me about FT Faculty Appointments and Contracting:

  • FT Faculty recruiting and hiring policies and procedures
  • Reappointment, promotion, and tenure (all faculty ranks)
  • New Administrator appointments and internal promotions
  • Non-tenured Faculty Contract Renewals
  • Academic Affairs Personnel administration
  • Salary administration (annual raise process, off-cycle from ARP)

Tangie Betterson

Business Officer
Cato 231 704-687-5771 tbetterson@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • General operating and personnel management support to colleges and services units
  • Report generation and analysis
  • Full-time faculty position modification via PD7 management
  • Records management
  • Faculty service retirements
  • Faculty Emeritus retirements
  • Faculty separations

David Brown

HR Specialist
Cato 232 704-687-5777 dbrow236@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Faculty recruitment review and approvals/Niner Talent (all colleges, effective October 2019) 
  • CUPA and UNC System Office faculty salary range data 
  • Staff position modification / org change consults
  • Business Officer/Teams Training, Tools, etc.
  • AABP Website updates/corrections/issues

Franci Hamilton

University Program Specialist and Part-Time Faculty Coordinator
Cato 234 704-687-5776 frhamilt@uncc.edu

Contact me about Part-Time Faculty:

  • PT Faculty hiring procedures and policies (all terms)
  • PT Faculty NinerTalent Position Postings
  • PT Faculty EPAF and PD-7 payroll processing
  • EPAF “Approver” access requests (faculty actions only)
  • 800# ID creation and activation
  • Faculty/Instructor “Role” access (Banner)
  • Transcripts Status (all faculty) – missing or contingent
  • SACS Program Verifications—“highest degree earned”
  • AA-21 Forms—“Exception to Criteria for Accreditation”

David Keith Williams

Administrative Support Specialist
Cato 236 704-687-5898 dwill267@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Faculty Criminal Background Checks
  • Faculty Education Updates
  • Faculty Teaching Experience Verification
  • Routing of all AABP mail and forms, including those requiring division signature
  • Faculty Duty Station Attestations
  • Faculty Files

Vacant

Business Services Coordinator

Contact me about:

  • Faculty Retirement and Emeritus Actions
  • Faculty Recruitment- Moving Allowances
  • Faculty Resignations
  • Dual Employment Certification CP-30 Processing
  • Leave Requests for Faculty (FML, RoD, Personal)
  • Part-time Faculty Hires as “Un-paid”