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Advisory board

The College of Humanities and Sciences advisory board is composed of alumni and friends who have made a commitment to advocate for the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, our faculty and students. The advisory board endorses the College’s commitment to the liberal arts and to the intellectual and academic success of our diverse student body; our commitment to research and discovery that advances knowledge, inspires creativity and improves quality of life; and the global engagement of students, faculty and staff who transform lives and communities. Advisory board members also open doors with industry and community leaders and build relationships with stakeholders who can transform our College.

Christine Browning

Christine Browning, M.D.

Job title: Cardiologist
Works for: Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia

B.S. Chemistry, 1997
B.S. Physics, 1997
M.D. Medicine, 2001
M.S. Health Administration, 2008

William Mattox

Bill Mattox

Job title: Senior vice president
Works for: Colliers International

B.A. History, 1980

Michele Mccauley

Michele Mccauley

Job title: Senior vice president of human resources
Works for: Apex Systems

B.S. Psychology, 1991

Kelly Thomasson Mercer

Kelly Thomasson Mercer

Job title: Secretary of the Commonwealth
Works for: State of Virginia

B.A. Political Science, 2001

Vijaylaxmi Singh

Vijaylaxmi Singh

Job title: Engineer (retired)

M.B.A., 1983

Joianne Smith

Joianne Smith, Ph.D.

Job title: President
Works for: Oakton Community College

M.S. Counseling Psychology, 1993
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, 1996

Peter Zucker

Peter Zucker, Ph.D.

Job title: Co-founder
Works for: Stars Behavioral Health Group

M.S. Counseling Psychology, 1981
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, 1984