Academic Advising Council

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UNCW Academic Advising Council (AAC) Executive Board



Mark Forbes

College of Health and Human Services

Student Success Advisor



Becky Hardy

College of Health and Human Services

Student Success Advisor



Shannon Pease

Student-Athlete Support Services

Assistant Director

Staff Representative

Maggie Bannon

College of Arts & Sciences

Academic Services Coordinator


Vice Chair 

Kristine Hopkins

Cameron School of Business

Director of Cameron Advising Center



Kristen Nice

University College

Business Services Coordinator


Membership & Communications Coordinator 

Keryn Vickers

University College

Academic Advisor


Faculty Representative

Name: Dr. Erica Noles


Lecturer and Undergraduate Coordinator

    Ex-Officio Members

    • Dr. Diana Ashe, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
    • Dr. Kate Bruce, Director of Honors Program/Prof Psychology
    • Dr. Amy Cavanaugh, Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator, Counseling Center
    • Ms. Jennifer Fernandez-Villa, Director of International Student & Scholar Services
    • Dr. Kent Guion, Chief Diversity Officer
    • Mr. Fred Holding, Director, Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid
    • Ms. Christina Logan, Director, Transition Programs
    • Dr. Beverly McGuire, Director, University Studies & Associate Professor, PAR
    • Ms. Jennie McNeilly, Senior Associate Dean, DOS
    • Mr. Marcio Moreno, Director, Admissions & Enrollment Management
    • Mr. Thom Rakes, Director, Career Center & Assistant to VCSA
    • Mr. Drew Scales – Athletic Academic Advisor
    • Ms. Sheri Shaw, CHHS Assistant Dean of Student Success
    • Ms. LeAnne Smith, WCE Academic Advisor
    • Dr. Paul Townend, Associate VC & Dean, Undergraduate Studies
    • Ms. Beverly Vagnerini, Consulting Services Support Director, ITS
    • Mr. Freeman Whitney, Associate Registrar
    • Mr. Will Wilkinson, Director Writing Services Coordinator