Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Self-Study Membership

Maritime College Self-Study Report Co-Chairs 

Dr. William J. Imbriale, Dean of Student Affairs
Dr. Elissa De Falco, Professor of Humanities 

Working Group Standard, Co-Chairs and Members

Standard and Co-Chairs

I: Mission & Goals

Alison Romain  
Sr. Asst. Prof., Global Business & Transportation 

Mark Woolley 
Chief of Staff/IR Director 



II: Ethics and Integrity 

Lu-Ann Plaisance 
Asst. VP for Human Resource Service & Chief Diversity Officer 

Rohan Howell  
Dean of Admissions



III: Student Learning Experience 

Sarah Grady 

Amanda Springs  
Senior Asst. Professor, Humanities




IV:  Support of Student Experience 

Arianne Romeo  
Sr. Asst. Dean of Student Affairs 

Adam Grohman  
Operations & Leadership Development Officer


V: Educational Effectiveness & Assessment 

Ioana Malureanu  
Associate Professor, Science 

Tamera Gilmartin 
Assistant Professor, Marine Transportation

VI: Planning Resources & Institutional Improvement 

Roxanne Thompson   
VP for Finance & Administration 

Virginia Ferritto 
Associate Professor, Global Business & Transportation


VII: Governance, Leadership & Administration 

Ernie Fink 
Dean, School of Maritime Education and Training 

Richard Burke  
ABS Professor & Chair, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 


VIII: Documentation and Compliance 

Kezia Chacko 
Internal Control Coordinator 

Jillian Kehoe 
Director, Stephen B. Luce Library  


I. Mission and Goals
  • Michael Berkun, Interim Athletic Director 
  • Lloyd Bistany, International Student Coordinator 
  • Kyle Nilsson, Undergraduate Student  
  • Catie Hanft, Dean of Leadership Development/Commandant of Cadets 
  • Eric Johansson, Chair, Maritime Technology & Operations   
II. Ethics and Integrity
  • Lleny De La Cruz, Assistant Director of Financial Aid  
  • Jesus Fanilla (Student), President of Student Government Assoc. 
  • Andrew Michelson, Assistant Professor, Science
  • Mary Muecke, Major Gift Officer 
  • Myron Pryjmak, Chief of University Police   
  • Nina Timonina, GBAT Office Manager 
III. Student Learning Experience
  • Sherill Anderson, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
  • Louis Liotti, Graduate Student 
  • Cornelia McCarthy, Associate Professor/ITM Program Coordinator  
  • Adele Merlino, Educational Technologist 
  • John Rocco, Dist. Teaching Prof./MNST Program Coordinator 
  • Jeffrey Spillane, Asst. Professor/Vice Chair, Marine Transportation 
  • Gil Traub, Academic Dean (Retired) 
IV. Support of Student Experience   
  • Andrew Danko, Undergraduate Student
  • Michelle Eckert, Undergraduate Student
  • In Hak Moon, Associate Professor, Science  
  • Michael Rehring, Head Football Coach 
  • Danny Robinson, Associate Director of Admissions 
  • James Spear, Lecturer, Marine Transportation
V. Educational Effectiveness & Assessment
  • Anthony Di Piazza, Lecturer, Humanities 
  • Renee Rapp, Scholarly Communication Librarian & Archivist 
  • Robert Kidd, Sr. Asst. Professor, Engineering 
  • Maranda Miller, Asst. Director for Learning Support 
VI. Planning Resources & Institutional Improvement
  • Sean Carswell, Lecturer, Engineering
  • Joseph C. Hoffman, Dist. Teaching Prof./Interim Dean BHS 
  • Tyler Lundgren, Manager, Athletics Operations   
  • Michael Mastromarino, Dir. of Information Technology  
  • Julie Ramnarais, Acting Dir., Financial Services
VII. Governance, Leadership & Administration
  • Patrick Delargy, Lecturer, Marine Transportation & Faculty Presiding Officer
  • Elizabeth McCarthy, Assistant Professor, Marine Transportation 
  • Morgan McManus, Master TSES VI 
  • Christopher Myers, Undergraduate Student
  • Walt Nadolny, Lecturer, Marine Transportation 
  • Kathy Olszewski, Professor & Chair, Science