The President’s Cabinet and the Office of the President support President Laurie A. Carter to ensure that the university meets its mission, pursues its strategic goals, and ensures the well-being of the university and its community. Cabinet members represent all areas of the institution.

The President's Cabinet

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Jason Brozek

Stephen Edward Scarff Professor of International Affairs and Associate Professor of Government

Jason Brozek is Associate Professor of Government and Stephen Edward Scarff Professor of International Affairs, and since joining the faculty in 2008, has taught courses on global politics, international law, US foreign policy, climate change, and environmental policy.

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Vice President for Alumni and Development

Calvin D. Husmann

Vice President for Alumni and Development

I work with colleagues to ensure our fundraising and alumni and community engagement programs are as effective and efficient as possible.  The Lawrence community is fiercely loyal and generous.  It is an honor to work with Lawrentians to help advance Lawrence.


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Eric Mayes

Eric Mayes

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dr. Mayes, a staunch advocate for social justice and educational equity, serves as Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Professor of Education at Lawrence University.

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Mary Alma Noonan

Mary Alma Noonan (she/her)

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Mary Alma joined Lawrence University in August 2020 as Vice President for Finance and Administration.  She held the same post previously at Green Mountain College and was briefly the Chief Financial Officer of the second largest public school system in Vermont before relocating

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Brian Pertl, Dean of the Lawrence Conservatory of Music. Photo Credit: Graham Washatka

Brian G. Pertl (He/Him)

Dean of the Conservatory of Music

I am excited and honored to be leading the Lawrence Conservatory of Music.  I am passionate about helping our incredible students, faculty, and staff reach their full potential as musicians, scholars, artists, and world-changing leaders in a culture of collaboration, creativity, curiosity, possib

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Megan J. Scott, Vice President of Communications & Marketing

Megan J. Scott

Vice President for Communications and Marketing

I serve as the chief communications officer for Lawrence, helping to expand its capacity to attract top students, faculty, and staff and to enjoy the support of its many constituents, including alumni and parents.

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Office of the President


Andrea Thorsbakken (she/her/hers)

Executive Assistant to the President

I joined the Office of the President as Executive Assistant in December 2021. In this role, I provide day-to-day operational support to President Laurie Carter. I'm a super organized person, and I love using my skills to ensure the President's Office runs smoothly and efficiently. 

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