College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Board

The College of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors was launched in Spring 2005 and consists of an array of distinguished professionals with interests in liberal arts education and the diverse disciplines and programs offered in the College. The leadership board serves as ambassadors of the College and assists in the fundraising efforts in support of the College's long-term growth.

Mission Statement

The College of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors is a leadership board that serves as champions of the College's strategic direction and assists in securing the financial resources to achieve its long-range fundraising goals.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Champion strategic direction
  • Bolster (augment) College resources
  • Get involved
  • Attend 3 Board meetings and other special events
  • Support fundraising strategies


A. John Mancini '86, Chair 

Ismael (Izzy) Colon, PhD '72

Joellin Comerford '74

Patricia T. Femia '82

Robert A. Femia, PhD '81

Thomas A. Franko, JD '69

Victoria Hicks '88, P'14 

James P. Higgins '70, P'15

George Kemble, PhD, P'15

Terese M. Kemble, MBA, P'15

Paul Lakeland, PhD

Gregory M. McGauley, JD '93 

Patricia McGauley '94

Margaret Kelly Murray P'07

Harry A. Rissetto, JD '65, P'00 

Edmund (Ted) J. Sybertz, PhD '72

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