University Governance

Lincoln is led by President Brenda A. Allen. For more details on Lincoln's governance, please visit:

Administrative Policies

Access Lincoln’s human resources, administrative, faculty, employee and collective bargaining policies on the HR Policies page.

Administrative Offices

Lincoln’s administrative offices are crucial in supporting the operations and mission of the university. They deal with a wide range of issues including human resources, financial activities, research administration and student affairs.

A - Z list of Administrative and Academic Offices



Brenda A. Allen, Ph.D.

Chief of Staff

Diane M. Brown, MHS

Vice President for Human Resources

Jake Tanksley, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President for Finance & Administration

Charles T. Gradowski, CPA

Provost & Dean of Faculty

Patricia A. Joseph, Ph.D.

Chief Information Officer

Justin McKenzie, M.S., M.B.A.

Assistant Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Research and Planning

Tiffany Lee, Ph.D.

Director of Public Safety

Marc R. Partee, M.S.

Vice President for Student Success & Dean of the College

Lenetta R. Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Student Success, Health and Wellness

Frederick T. Faison, M.Ed., M.Div., Ed.D.

Associate Vice President of Advancement Services Operations

Samira Malik, M.S.

Director of Athletics & Recreational Services

Harry O. Stinson III, M.S.-SA

Director of Major & Planned Gifts

Kymberly Truman Graves, JD