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President’s Cabinet

President's Office

Elizabeth A. (Betsy) Demmings Elizabeth A. (Betsy) Demmings Executive Assistant to the President

betsydemmings@depauw.edu (765) 658-4221 Administration Building

Betsy Koenig Demmings ’75, who majored in psychology, is the Executive Assistant to the President, a position she has held since 2000 during terms of three chief executives. She oversees the daily business of the President’s office, which requires extensive liaising with DePauw’s many constituencies, both internal and external.

Academic Affairs

Dave Berque Dave Berque Vice President for Academic Affairs

dberque@depauw.edu 765-658-4359 Julian Math and Science Building

Dave holds a B.A. degree from Haverford College and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

Communications and Marketing

Deedie Dowdle Deedie Dowdle Vice President for Communications and Marketing

deediedowdle@depauw.edu 765-658-4416 101 E. Seminary

Dowdle previously worked at Auburn University as well as Kennesaw State University and has more than 30 years experience in marketing and communications in higher education, agencies, and private and public sector organizations.

Diversity and Inclusion

Amanda Kim Amanda Kim Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion

amandakim@depauw.edu 765-658-4088 Justin and Darrianne Christian Center for Diversity and Inclusion


Enrollment Management

Bobby Andrews Bobby Andrews Vice President for Enrollment Management

robertandrews@depauw.edu (765) 658-4102 Admission Building


Finance and Administration

Bob Leonard Bob Leonard Vice President for Finance and Administration

bobleonard@depauw.edu (765) 658-4161 Administration Building

Robert R. (Bob) Leonard serves as Interim Vice President of Finance and Administration. He has more than 30 years of diverse business experience including strategy, business development, finance and operations.

School of Music

Mellasenah Morris Mellasenah Morris DEAN, DEPAUW UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MUSIC

mellasenahmorris@depauw.edu (765) 658-4437 GCPA 1130

Mellasenah Morris earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Music. She completed a Master of Music degree in Piano Pedagogy and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance at the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. She studied with Julio Esteban and performed in master classes with such artists as Leon Fleisher, Irvin Freundlich, Fernando Laires, and David Burge. Also, she has received coachings from Ann Schein and William Bolcom. 

Student Academic Life

Alan Hill Alan Hill Vice President for Student Academic Life and Dean of Students

alanhill@depauw.edu (765) 658-4199 Student Union

Alan P. Hill, a 1981 graduate of DePauw serves as Vice President for Student Academic Life and Dean of Experiential Learning, and re-joined the DePauw administration in August 2016.