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Administrative Directory

The following individuals are administrative contacts at Mercy College.

President's Council

Karen Anderson, PhD*
Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
Email or (515) 643-6791; Office Location: MC-131

Shirley Beaver, RN, PhD, NEA-BC
Dean of the School of Nursing
Email or (515) 643-6615; Office Location: B1-117

Joe Brookover
Financial Aid Director
Email or (515) 643-6611; Office Location: MC-113

Barbara Q. Decker, JD*
Email or (515) 643-6600; Office Location: B1-116

Anne Dennis, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Business Partner
Email or (515) 643-6640; Office Location: B1-113

Steven D. Langdon, EdD*
Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost
Email or (515) 643-6716; Office Location: B1-112

Thomas Leahy, JD*
Vice President of Business and Regulatory Affairs
Email or (515) 643-6621; Office Location: B1-115

Robert J. Loch, PhD, MBA, CNMT
Dean of the School of Allied Health
Email or (515) 643-6679; Office Location: B1-204

Jeannine Matz, PhD
Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and
Chair of Health Science Program

Email or (515) 643-6703; Office Location: B2-250

Joan McCleish, RN, PhD Class of 1980
Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, RN to BSN Program Chair,
Graduate Program Development and Grants

Email or (515) 643-6625; Office Location: B1-211

Jeanette McGreevy, PhD 
Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Email or (515) 643-6717; Office Location: B1-213

Roy Meador, MA, MLS 
Director of Library and Media Services
Email or (515) 643-6612; Office Location: Library

Kris Owens, EdD 
Director of Student Success
Email or (515) 643-6659; Office Location: MC B-01

Vanessa Preast, DVM, PhD
Director of Distance Education and Teaching/Learning
Email or (515) 643-6658; Office Location: B1-202

Brian Tingleff*
Vice President of External Affairs
Email or (515) 643-6663; Office Location: B1-119

Melinda Tingle-Williams
Director of Admissions
Email or (515) 643-6604; Office Location: MC-128

David von Arb
Director of Information Technology
Email or (515) 643-6708; Office Location: B1-224

*Member of President's Cabinet