Academic Affairs Administration


The office of Academic Affairs is guided by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs who serves as chief academic officer of the college. Working with administrators, the Provost collaborates with the entire campus and external constituents to achieve the academic mission and vision of Wagner College.


Lily McNair

Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs

718-390-3211 Union 4th Floor

Oversees faculty, students, and all academic programs, services and resources.

Jeffrey Kraus

Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and, Provost's Office

718-390-3254 4th Floor Wagner Union

Political Parties, Campaigns and Elections, Health Policy and the Politics of Sports

Ruta Shah-Gordon

Vice President, Internationalization, Intercultural Affairs and Campus Life

718-420-4254 Union 3rd Floor

Oversees all campus life offices.

Patricia Tooker

Associate Professor, Evelyn Spiro School of Nursing

Dean, Integrated Learning, Center for Leadership & Engagement, Nursing Union, 3rd floor

Anne Love

Associate Provost, Academic Affairs - Assessment

718-420-4212 Campus Hall 324

Oversees campus-wide student learning assessment.

Anne Schotter

Professor, English

718-390-3364 Parker Hall 315

Director Of Writing

Dorothy Davison

Dean, Library

718-420-4221 Horrmann Library

Oversees the collection, information and technical systems and the outreach to students and faculty.

Joy Stapleton

Executive Assistant, Provost's Office

718-390-3211 Union 4th Floor

Supports the academic and administrative duties assigned to the Provost.

Ria Carnavas

Administrative Assistant, Provost's Office

718-390-3226 Union 4th Floor

Supports Provost Office, Graduate Programs, and Graduate Assistants.

Tara Bruschi

Receptionist, Presidents Office

718-420-4503 Union 4th Floor

Antium Font. Textbooks available on Reserve