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Who's Who at DU



Dr. Rochelle L. Ford, President of Dillard University

Rochelle L. Ford, Ph.D., APR | President

Responsible for the administration and overall strategy to build and maintain the Dillard community. While President Kimbrough makes himself accessible to students, it is best to contact leaders about their respective areas.


Yolanda Page

Yolanda W. Page, Ph.D. | Vice President, Division of Academic Affairs

Dillard's chief academic officer who has oversight of the colleges (Arts and Sciences, Business, Nursing and the University College). She also has oversight of the schools within those colleges, co-curricular programs and centers.


Roland Bullard

Roland Bullard, Ph.D. | Vice President, Division of Student Success

Oversees areas responsible for student affairs, success and leadership as well as Student Support Services, Career and Professional Development, Student Health Services, the Office of the Chaplain and the Dillard University Police Department. Also leads the Emergency Management Team and the COVID-19 Task Force.


Monica White

Monica White, M.L.A. | Interim Vice President, Division of Enrollment Management and Director, Office of Recruitment, Admissions and Programming

Responsible for the offices of Recruitment, Admissions and Programming, Financial Aid, Records and Registration in addition to Evening and Weekend Studies. Also leads efforts related to student recruitment, admitting them and programming initiatives to attract students to Dillard University.


Ralph Johnson

Ralph Johnson, M.B.A. | Vice President, Division of Business and Finance

Manages all areas related to Dillard's business relationships and finances as well as the offices of Human Resources, Facilities Management, Information Technology and Telecommunications and Auxiliary Services.


Theodore Callier

Theodore Callier, M.A. | Interim Vice President, Division of Institutional Advancement and Assistant Vice President and Director, Research and Sponsored Programs 

For Institutional Advancement, acquires and manages resources to support and promote the University including the offices of Development, Alumni Relations, Communications and Marketing, Community and Church Relations and Research and Sponsored Programs.


For Research and Sponsored Programs, leads efforts to support campus researchers and their staff with funding opportunities, handles all research proposals while assisting, interpreting, negotiating and accepting awards/agreements on behalf of the University for projects funded by federal and state agencies. Also oversees the drafting, negotiating and executing of awards and sub-awards for collaborative research.




Dr. Eartha Johnson

Eartha L. Johnson, Ed.D. | Dean, Faculty and Student Academic Services

Coordinates faculty professional development programs and student academic services.


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Dorian Williams, Ph.D. | Dean, College of Business 

Oversees the academic programs in the Schools of Accounting and Financial Economics as well as Business Administration.


Eric Buckles

Eric Buckles, Ph.D. | Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Has oversight of the college's academic programs in the Schools of Humanities, Health and Wellness, Social Sciences and STEM.


Kimberly Moorehead

Kimberly Moorehead, Ed.D. | Dean, University College

Oversees programs designed to prepare Dillard students for academic success including Academic Advising, the Academic Center for Excellence, the Center for First Year Experience, the Daniel C. Thompson/Samuel DuBois Cook Honors Program and the University Writing Center.


Sharon Hutchinson

Sharon W. Hutchinson, Ph.D., MN, RN, CNE | Dean, College of Nursing

Leads Dillard's historic nursing program.


Mark Raymond

Mark Raymond, M.F.A. | Director, Academic Technology/Distance Education for Authentic Learning (DEAL) 

Oversees Dillard's instructional technology and online learning efforts.




D. Jamar Simmons

D. Jamar Simmons, M.Ed. | Assistant Dean, Center for Student Advocacy, Support, and Accountability

Leads efforts to enhance student services, performance and satisfaction. As of November 2021, Dean Simmons manages the Office of Residential Life until further notice.



Dwanna Toney

Dwanna Toney, M.S. | Director, Center for Career and Professional Development

Provides career guidance to students including recruitment events, advising, education, networking opportunities and internships with industry professionals.


Courtney Williams

Courtney Williams, Ed.D. | Director, Center for Student Engagement and Leadership

Leads efforts to increase students' leadership development skills, social awareness and physical and mental wellbeing.


Herbert Brisbon, III

Rev. Herbert Brisbon III, M.Div. | University Chaplain

Help guides students' spiritual development through religious life activities and community service efforts.


Angela Honore

Angela Honore, M.S. | Chief of Police

Oversees efforts to provide 24/7 campus security. The Dillard University Police Department can be reached at 504.816.4911.


Ridell Edwards Rose

Ridell Rose, M.S.W., LMSW | Director, Student Support Services 

Directs efforts to provide students with Dillard's signature academic and social support for successful completion of their degrees. Student Support Services includes the Academic Support Labs, Dillard Counseling, Student Disability Services and Education Talent Search.


Corey Hebert, Dillard University

Corey Hébert, M.D. | Chief Medical Officer

Provides primary and urgent care to all enrolled students. Dillard students do not need appointments; office visits are open on a walk-in basis. The licensed practical nurse (Lyntrell Picot, provides weekly phone follow-ups as needed and responds to any emergency event on campus during the standard hours of operation.




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Denise Spellman, M.A. | Director, Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Manages the financial aid process on the institutional, state and federal levels as well as financial counseling services for students. CLICK HERE to find out how the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships can help you.


Robert Mitchell

Robert Mitchell Jr. | Director, Office of Records and Registration

Leads efforts to process registration requests, schedules classes and maintains class lists, enforces the guidelines for entering or leaving classes, keeps a permanent record of grades and marks and coordinates the annual Commencement.


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Debra Lindsay, M.A. | Director, Evening and Weekend Studies

Recruits and serves students whose busy work and/or family schedules call for a flexible academic experience. Evening and Weekend Studies includes evening and weekend classes, online classes and online/hybrid classes.




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VACANT | Director, Facilities Management

Leads efforts to operate, maintain and improve University buildings, grounds, utilities, new construction and related services. Please contact Michelle Matthew (below) for facilities needs.


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Michelle Matthew | Interim Director, Facilities Management and Manager, Office of Auxiliary Services

Manages campus event coordination for internal and external entities including room reservations and audio/visual services. Also, manages on-campus vendor relationships including Sodexo (Dillard Dining), the U.S. Post Office, Follett (Campus Bookstore) and more.


Brittney Richardson

Brittney Richardson, M.S. | Director, Office of Human Resources

Leads efforts to provide workplace information to enhance the employment experience at Dillard University.


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Cedric Konyaole | Director, Office of Information Technology and Telecommunications

Directs efforts to provide a broad range of computer technological and networking services to the faculty, staff and students at Dillard.




Adrian Guy Anderson

Adrian Guy Anderson, J.D. | Assistant Vice President, Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Leads efforts to provide programs, events, services and volunteer opportunities for all Dillard alumni. Also, leads fundraising efforts including individual giving, corporate giving and fundraising event coordination.


Amanda Winfield-Buford, Dillard University

Amanda Winfield-Buford | Director, Office of Alumni Relations 

Serves as primary University contact for Dillard University alumni and coordinates alumni-related activities. 


Eddie Francis

Eddie Francis, M.P.S. | Director, Office of Communications and Marketing

Leads efforts to manage the reputation and image of Dillard University through brand management, public relations, media relations, internal communication, social media, website management and publications production.


Nick Harris

Nick Harris | Director, Office of Community and Church Relations

Forms strategic partnerships with community organizations and churches to maintain relationships between Dillard and entities throughout the Greater New Orleans community.




Norbert Rome

Norbert Rome Jr. | Interim Director, Department of Athletics

Administrates intercollegiate athletics including volleyball, basketball, cross country, track and field, and tennis in addition to the cheer and dance teams.




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