Gerard Voland, Ph.D.
Gerard Voland, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, began his duties at UM-Flint on July 1, 2010. Voland holds the rank of Professor of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science, Engineering, and Physics within the College of Arts and Sciences. Before joining the UM-Flint, he served as Dean of the College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science; Founding Director of the Center for Industrial Innovation and Design; and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne for seven years. Provost Voland earned a bachelor of science and an master of science in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles, together with a Ph.D. in Engineering Design from Tufts University. He is the author of several textbooks and numerous journal articles.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Mary Jo Sekelsky, Ed.D.
Mary Jo Sekelsky has been employed at the University of Michigan-Flint since 1984. She was appointed to the position of vice chancellor in 2005. She holds a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Wayne State University, a master degree in counseling from Oakland University, and a bachelor degree in psychology from Michigan State University. She is responsible for units which comprise the Division of Student Affairs, including Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Advising and Career Center, and Student Life.
Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance
As Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, Greg Tewksbury oversees the departments of Financial Services and Budget; Auxiliary and Recreational Services; Human Resources, Purchasing; Facilities and Operations; Public Safety, and Environment, Health, and Safety. Tewksbury received his BBA from Western Michigan University and his MBA from Eastern Michigan University. He joined the University of Michigan in 1977, and over a 36-year period held a variety of positions ranging from director of the Office of Financial Analysis to interim vice president for finance and treasurer. He was appointed treasurer in 2002. During his tenure as treasurer, he implemented a number of improvements and changes to the universities’ cash management programs, including: directing the restructuring of banking services for the university, chairing the University Internal Bank working group, and holding membership to the capital planning committee.
Executive Director of University Relations
Jennifer Hogan is the executive director of University Relations. She oversees all aspects of marketing, communications, and major events at UM-Flint. A Flint-area native, Jennifer received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from UM-Flint. Prior to joining the university in 2001, Jennifer worked for nearly two decades in local television news as a news producer at WJRT-TV in Flint and as News Director at WNEM-TV in Saginaw.
Director of Government Relations
David E. Lossing
David Lossing serves as director of the Office of Government Relations. He began at UM-Flint in October 2006 after serving as associate director, Office of State Outreach, within the Vice President of Government Relations on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus. Prior to that, Lossing served as a regional representative for United States Senator Carl Levin for nearly nine years. Also, for the last 10 years, Lossing has been the Mayor of the City of Linden, an elected non-partisan position.
Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Linda Moxam is the executive director of Development and Alumni Relations. An alumna of the University of Michigan-Flint, Moxam returned to the university in 2012. Prior to her arrival at UM-Flint, she served as the director of development for the Flint Cultural Center Corporation. Moxam has also worked in development at Mott Community College in Flint. She is certified as a fundraising manager by the Indiana University School of Philanthropy.