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Campus Life Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

Dean MarthersPaul P. Marthers, EdD
Vice Provost, Enrollment Management
Interim Vice President of Campus Life

In March 2018, Paul Marthers, vice provost for enrollment management, was appointed to serve also as interim vice president of Campus Life. In this role, he serves as the chief student advocate for nearly 15,000 students and leads a university organization that spans more than 20 departments, including Athletics, Career Center, Sorority and Fraternity Life, Dining Services, Student Health, Residence Life, and more.

In his continuing role as Emory's chief enrollment officer, Paul co-leads the Emory Undergraduate Project (EmoryUP) focused on improving retention, graduation, and student satisfaction rates. Enrollment management offices include Emory College of Arts and Sciences' Undergraduate Admission, Financial Aid, Oxford Enrollment Services, Registrar, and Student Information Systems. 

Prior to Emory, Paul worked at the State University of New York System as the chief enrollment and student affairs officer, as well as at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Reed College, Oberlin College, Phillips Academy, Boston College, Duke University, and Vassar College. In 2007, the Chronicle of Higher Education named him one of "10 Admission Deans who are Shaping Their Field." 

Paul’s articles and book chapters have appeared in American Educational History Journal, College and University, History of Education Quarterly, Journal of College Admission, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, InsideHigherEd, University Business, College Unranked, and Leadership Lessons: Vision and Values for a New Generation. He is also the author of a book on the history of former women's colleges, Eighth Sister No More.

A first-generation college graduate, Paul has a BA from Oberlin College, master's degrees from Boston University and Reed College, and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

David ClarkDavid Clark, PhD
Associate Vice President of Campus Life

318C University Center
404.727.0280
david.clark@emory.edu

As a member of the Campus Life Executive Leadership Team, David Clark provides strategic direction and oversight for Housing, Residence Life, Sorority and Fraternity Life, Dining, Technical Services, Bookstore, University Center, Finance Service Center, Human Resources, Ombudsperson, and Learning and Innovation. David brings an extensive background in higher education budget management, capital planning, and design, assessment, strategic planning, and crisis management. He also has significant experience with academic units and providing leadership to programmatic, co-curricular, and faculty-driven initiatives.

Previously, David served as Assistant Vice President for Campus Life and Associate Dean in the College at the University of Chicago, where he managed major auxiliary services and programmatic efforts, including dining and college housing. At Wake Forest University, his various leadership roles spanned residential life, human resources, information technology, and facilities operation. His WFU portfolio also included leadership for operations supporting seven graduate and undergraduate programs in the school of business.

David earned his PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


Wanda CollinsWanda Collins, PhD
Assistant Vice President of Counseling and Psychological Services

1462 Clifton Road
404.727.7450
wanda.collins@emory.edu

Dr. Wanda Collins, a licensed psychologist, serves as the assistant vice president for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Prior to Emory, Wanda was director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Duke University and the Counseling Center at American University, as well as serving on the faculty at the Washington School of Psychiatry in the Supervision Training Program.

Wanda is an elected board member of the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) and a past member of the organization’s Elements of Excellence Committee. She previously served as vice president of the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS) and chair of the IACS Board of Accreditation.

In addition to her passion for higher education, Wanda is interested in leadership, clinical work, supervision, training, and group therapy. She is also committed to issues associated with diversity and inclusion. She holds an MA in general psychology from American University and an MS/PhD in counseling psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University.


Tomika DePriestTomika DePriest
Senior Director of Communications

318B University Center
tomika.depriest@emory.edu

As senior director of Communications, Tomika DePriest develops and guides strategy to ensure that all Emory Campus Life communications consistently and accurately articulate the organization’s mission, vision, and goals. Under her leadership, the Communications team oversees ECL’s website, social media, video, graphic design, editorial services, executive messaging, and development of collateral materials. She also partners closely on strategic initiatives with ECL Senior Staff and with Emory University Communications and Public Affairs.

Before joining Emory, Tomika served for 13 years with Spelman College, the highly regarded historically black women’s college, as assistant to the president for Strategic Initiatives and earlier as executive director of Communications. Her previous positions also include assignments as a producer with Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc. and a communications specialist and editor with the Southern Company.

Tomika earned her bachelor’s in English from Spelman, master’s in humanities from Clark Atlanta University, and a certificate from the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.

 


Suzanne OnoratoSuzanne Onorato, EdD
Assistant Vice President for Community

318C University Center
404.727.7190
suzanne.onorato@emory.edu

As assistant vice President for Community, Suzanne Onorato leads Emory Campus Life’s community-focused organizations, including: Civic and Community Engagement; Center for Women; LGBT Life; Health Promotion; Student Conduct; Student Involvement, Leadership and Transitions; Student Success Programs and Services; Racial and Cultural Engagement; and Recreation and Wellness.

Suzanne began her career in higher education in residence life at Eastern Washington University and held student affairs positions at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Florida International University, and Agnes Scott College. She also served as adjunct faculty in women’s and gender studies at FIU. Earning her doctorate in higher education administration at FIU, Suzanne studied the implications of gender and ethnicity on leadership identity development among college women.

 

rabinovitz-md.jpgSharon R. Rabinovitz, MD
Interim Assistant Vice President and Executive Director of Emory University Student Health Services
1525 Clifton Road
404.712.8652
srabin2@emory.edu

As interim assistant vice president and executive director of Emory University Student Health Services, Sharon R. Rabinovitz brings exceptional experience and commitment to supporting the SHS mission to provide excellent outpatient health care for Emory students.

She joined SHS in 2017 as director of clinical services, responsible for ensuring that the organization had the resources to fulfill that mission and serving as lead on a range of key projects. Among them was the development of an immunization compliance program to ensure Emory students receive all vaccinations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

A family physician in the Atlanta community since 1999, Sharon established a private practice, taught medical students and residents at Atlanta Medical Center, and served as medical director at Georgia State University Student Health Clinic. She received her doctor of medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College (aka Sidney Kimmel Medical College), and completed her residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

 

Bridget RiordanBridget Guernsey Riordan, PhD
Assistant Vice President of Campus Life Alumni Relations and Parent & Family Programs

318 University Center
404.727.6204
bridget.riordan@emory.edu

Bridget Guernsey Riordan serves as the assistant vice president of Campus Life Alumni Relations and of Parent and Family Programs, where she collaborates with Emory Campus Life units and university colleagues to engage alumni and families in the life of the university. A native of Indiana, Bridget received degrees from Ball State University and University of Cincinnati, and a PhD in higher education from the University of Pittsburgh.

Bridget holds a certificate in Student Affairs Law and Policy from the Stetson University College of Law and has served as a faculty member at Georgia State University. At Emory, she was honored with the Campus Life Ethical Leadership Award and held prior positions as dean of students and director of student activities. In 2015, Bridget’s chapter on “Relationship Health” was published in Wellness Issues in Higher Education.


Michael ViennaMichael Vienna, PhD
Clyde Partin Sr. Director of Athletics

Woodruff P.E. Center
mvienna@emory.edu

Michael Vienna, a 30-year veteran of college athletics administration, joined the Emory Eagles after 26 years at Salisbury University. During his tenure at Salisbury, the Sea Gulls achieved a combined, overall winning record of 69 percent, garnering 17 teams and 14 individual national championships, 179 conference championships, and 14 conference all-sports awards, and produced more than 400 All-Americans.

Michael is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators, serving on its national executive board from 2006 to 2008. He is a current member of the editorial board of Athletic Management magazine and former president, vice president, and conference treasurer of the Capital Athletic Conference.

Michael was an accomplished soccer athlete (four-year starter on the Mount Union soccer team, earning all-conference, all-state, team MVP, and team captain accolades), and holds a master's and doctorate from Kent State University.