Thomas A. Chiappini
Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer
Responsible for supporting the college’s teaching and public service mission and continuing Stark State’s tradition of sound fiscal management by providing leadership in the areas of finance, business operations, strategic planning, human resources, information technology, facilities growth and maintenance, and ancillary services. Vice presidents reporting directly to the chief officer and treasurer are:
Cheryl A. Rice
Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management
Manages all aspects of student success while appreciating the uniqueness of each student and what each student requires for success and promotes collaboration between faculty and staff for the success of the student. The vice president provides vision and leadership and integrates all student services activities including admissions and recruiting, financial aid, registration, orientation, at-risk students, learning plans, freshman experience, students with disabilities, academic advising, college transfer counseling, career services and student life.
Vice President for Administration
Responsibilities include personnel and fiscal management of the division and development of long- and short-range strategic and tactical plans, goals, and strategies for information technology at the College; assuring that the College’s business information system, student information system, academic computing system, websites, learning management system, telephone systems and network infrastructure anticipate and meet the needs of the College.
Vice President for Human Resources
Responsible for workforce planning such as recruitment, retention, and the development and implementation of staffing strategies and initiatives that embrace and advance workforce diversity; policy/procedure development; performance management and professional development initiatives that ensure sensitivity to student and employee diversity; strategic planning and organizational development; compensation, benefits, and recognition programs; HRIS and budget management; and legal compliance, conflict resolution and safety initiatives.