Dr. David M. Dooley became the 11th president of the University of Rhode Island in July 2009.
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Donald H. DeHayes came to the University in December 2007.
Vice President for Research & Economic Development
Dr. Gerald Sonnenfeld joined the University of Rhode Island in August 2013.
Vice President for Administration and Finance
J. Vernon Wyman and Linda A. Barrett were appointed to assume the Vice President's responsibilities in the Division of Administration and Finance on October 3, 2016. They share this duty until a new vice president is hired.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Kathy M. Collins supervises the office of Student Life/Dean of Students, Memorial Union and Student Activities, Counseling Center, Housing and Residential Life, University Bookstore, Dining and Retail Food Services, Student Health Services, Campus Recreation, Special Programs in Talent Development and Conferences and Special Program Development and she serves as the primary spokesperson for the president on matters pertaining to the social and academic needs of students.
Associate Vice President for Community, Equity and Diversity
Naomi R. Thompson oversees the Office of Community, Equity and Diversity, and serves as a member of the president's executive team.