University Governance

Lincoln is led by President Brenda 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

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Patricia Pierce Ramsey, Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs


Vice President for Fiscal Affairs

Charles Gradowski

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Mellissia M. Zanjani, Ph.D., CFRE

Director of Athletics

Harry O. Stinson III

General Counsel



Patricia A. Joseph, Ph.D., College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (Acting)

Patricia A. Joseph, Ph.D., College of Professional, Graduate, and Extended Studies

Vacant, College of Science and Technology 

Lenetta R. Lee, Ph.D., Dean of Students