Meet the leadership team of St. Edward's University

Our leadership team brings a depth of experience, a passion for education and a dedication to service.

Sister Donna Jurick, SND, executive vice president St. Edward's University

Sister Donna Jurick, SND

Executive Vice President

Sister Donna Jurick, SND, serves as the executive vice president of the university and the interim dean of Academic Affairs. Jurick is a member of the university president’s administrative staff and staffs the Board of Trustees’ Institutional Oversight and Academic Affairs Committee. Areas of oversight include: Athletics, Institutional Assessment, Institutional Effectiveness and Research, Professional Education, Registrar’s Office, Sponsored Programs, and The Munday Library.

Paige Booth, VP Marketing and Enrollment Management

Paige Booth

Vice President for Marketing and Enrollment Management

Paige Booth leads the university’s integrated recruitment and marketing efforts, orchestrating the resources of the offices of Admission, Student Financial Services and Marketing to achieve the university’s strategic enrollment growth goals. 

Cristina Bordin, Chief of Staff. St. Edward's University

Cristina Bordin

Chief of Staff, Liaison to the Board of Trustees and Sustainability Coordinator

Cristina Bordin manages the President’s Office, supports the President and senior leadership of the university on a range of strategic issues, and plans the Board of Trustees meetings, and leadership meetings and retreats. She also coordinates campus-wide sustainability efforts.

Scott Burnotes-Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety

Scott Burnotes

Assistant Vice President of Campus Safety

Scott Burnotes leads the Office of Campus Safety, uniting law enforcement and emergency management to proactively inform and protect our campus community.

Christie Campbell, Associate VP for Marketing

Christie Campbell

Associate Vice President for Marketing

Christie Campbell is a leader of the Marketing Office, which is responsible for communicating the St. Edward’s University story to increase engagement, attract resources and achieve the university’s goals.


Bill Clabby, Associate VP for Global Initiatives

Bill Clabby

Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives

Bill Clabby serves as a catalyst for the university’s international programs and activities that prepare students to live and work in an interconnected world.

Doris Constantine, Associate VP for Student Financial Services

Doris Constantine

Associate Vice President for Student Financial Services

Doris Constantine guides students and their families through the financial aid process.

Erin Delffs_Associate VP for Finance

 Erin W. Delffs

Associate Vice President for Finance

Erin Delffs oversees the areas of accounting, budget and planning, business/data analytics, student accounts, and tax and treasury for the university.

Joe DeMedeiros Interim VP for University Advancement

Joe DeMedeiros 

Vice President for University Advancement

Joe DeMedeiros manages campaigns designed to increase major giving.

Cyndy Johnson

Assistant Vice President for Business Services

Cyndy Johnson oversees Business Services which includes the service areas of Payroll, Accounts Payable, Procurement,  Ragsdale Center, Mail and Copy Services and other auxiliaries.


Christopher “Kit” Johnson

Associate Vice President for Master Planning and Construction (University Architect)

Kit Johnson serves as the University Architect — providing oversight for the development of the campus master plan and leadership for all new construction and major renovations.

Lisa Kirkpatrick, Interim VP for Student Affairs; Dean of Students

Lisa Kirkpatrick

Vice President for Student Affairs; Title IX Coordinator

Lisa Kirkpatrick provides supervisory leadership to the offices of Residence Life and Student Life, as well as the Health & Counseling Center and Dean of Students Office. She also oversees the university’s Title IX compliance, education and investigation efforts.

Kimberly Kvaal, VP for Financial Affairs

Kimberly Kvaal

Vice President for Financial Affairs  

Kimberly Kvaal’s areas of responsibility include finance, facilities, human resources, auxiliaries, public safety, and risk management. She also oversees the university’s annual operating budget and endowment. 

Tracy Manier, Associate VP and Dean for Admission

Tracy Manier 

Associate Vice President and Dean for Admission 

Tracy Manier oversees the recruitment and admission operations for all student audiences, including undergraduate, graduate and adult undergraduate.

Molly Minus, Associate VP for Academic Affairs; Director of McNair Scholars Program

Molly Minus

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Director of McNair Scholars Program 

Molly Minus oversees student academic issues and policies and facilitates support services necessary for efficient operation of the college.

Bhuban Pandey, Associate VP for Institutional Effectiveness and Research

Bhuban Pandey 

Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Research

Bhuban Pandey evaluates institutional effectiveness and outcomes, conducts research and analysis needed for institutional planning and decision-making, and manages the function of internal and external reporting.

Lori West Peterson, Associate VP for Faculty Development and Academic Programs

Lori West Peterson 

Associate Vice President for Faculty Development and Academic Programs 

Lori West Peterson’s office manages and coordinates faculty development in teaching, scholarship and creative expression, advising, and pedagogical innovation. She also oversees faculty participation in the university’s global initiatives as well as the academic program review process. 

Michael W. Peterson, Associate VP for Facilities

Michael W. Peterson 

Associate Vice President for Facilities 

Michael W. Peterson is responsible for all facility construction and maintenance on the university’s 160-acre campus. He also chairs the Environmental Stewardship and Bell committees.

Justin Sloan, Chief Data Officer, St. Edward's University

Justin Sloan

Chief Data Officer and Special Assistant to the President for Data Strategy

Justin Sloan oversees the development of university-wide data governance and architecture to guide data-driven decision-making, which supports the strategic goals, operational effectiveness and efficiency of the university. 

Angela Svoboda, Associate VP for Digital Effectiveness

Angela Svoboda

Associate Vice President for Digital Effectiveness

Angela Svoboda oversees support, development, implementation and enhancement of the university's enterprise software and systems, including the ERP, identity management, and primary web and mobile properties.

Nicole Guerrero Trevino, Associate VP for Student Academic Support Services

Nicole Guerrero Trevino 

Associate Vice President for Student Academic Support Services 

Nicole Guerrero Trevino is responsible for overseeing the Student Success Center, developing and coordinating strategic plans and programs for university retention, and working with the university leadership teams on retention initiatives. 

AVP of Human Resources Kimberly Van Savage

Kimberly Van Savage

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

Kim Van Savage oversees a team dedicated to the recruitment, development and retention of the talented workforce at St. Edward’s. She provides consultative services regarding HR programs and policies, employee relations concerns and organizational development efforts.

Debora Taylor

Debbie Taylor

Associate Vice President for Athletics

Debbie Taylor provides oversight to all aspects of intercollegiate athletics and campus recreation.

David Waldron, VP for Information Technology

David Waldron 

Vice President for Information Technology 

David Waldron is responsible for all aspects of information technology, including networking and telecommunications, administrative computing, instructional technology and client support. 

Father Peter Walsh, CSC, Director of Campus Ministry

Father Peter Walsh, CSC 

Director of Campus Ministry 

Father Peter Walsh develops social and spiritual programs focused on young adult ministry.