Academic Affairs Administration

The office of Academic Affairs is guided by the Provost and Senior 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 for Academic Affairs, Provost's Office

718-390-3211 Union 4th Floor

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

Jeffrey Kraus

Vice Provost and Professor of Government and Politics, 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

Chief of Staff, President's Office

VP Internationalization, Intercultural Affairs and Campus Life, Campus Life

718-420-4254 Union 3rd Floor

Oversees all campus life offices.

Patricia Tooker

Dean, Evelyn Spiro School of Nursing Union, 3rd floor

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.


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