The Cabinet provides effective, responsive, and informed institutional leadership and serves as a venue for shared strategic thinking and collaboration. The Cabinet surfaces issues that require or would benefit from cross-unit discussion and collaboration and works to ensure that the university makes timely progress toward its goal of advancing as one of the nation's best universities. The Cabinet also provides penultimate review of recommendations to the President and Provost on matters of broad institutional significance. Cabinet members are responsible for ensuring effective, reciprocal communication with their constituents.


Cabinet members serve at the invitation of the President. The current roster includes:

  • President, Edward J. Ray
  • Provost/Executive Vice President, Ed Feser
  • Vice President for Finance and Administration, Mike Green
  • Vice President for Research, Vacant
  • Vice President for University Relations and Marketing, Steve Clark
  • Vice President and Director, Intercollegiate Athletics, Scott Barnes
  • Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Charlene Alexander
  • Interim Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Dan Larson
  • Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Susan Capalbo
  • Board of Trustees Secretary, Debbie Colbert
  • President, OSU Foundation, Mike Goodwin
  • General Counsel [ex officio], Rebecca Gose
  • President, ASOSU, Justin Bennett
  • Executive Director, Equal Opportunity and Access, Kim Kirkland
  • President, Faculty Senate, Jon Dorbolo
  • Director, Government Relations, Jock Mills
  • Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement, Scott Reed
  • Chief Audit, Risk and Compliance Executive [ex officio], Patti Snopkowski
  • Dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Javier Nieto
  • Chief Assistant to the President and Assistant Board Secretary, Jennifer Almquist
  • Chief Human Resources Officer, Cathy Hasenpflug

Principals only. Topic-specific guests will be invited as appropriate