Leadership and Governance

Office of the President
Merodie A. Hancock, PhD, began as University president on March 5, 2018. 

Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees governs the University and ensures its mission and purpose are served.

Officers of the University
The University's senior management team includes the president’s chief of staff, vice presidents of six administrative divisions, the University's general counsel and academic deans of the University's schools.

Academic Council
This council promotes and maintains the quality of the University’s academic offerings.

TESU Foundation Board of Directors
The Board of Directors governs the Thomas Edison State University Foundation, an autonomous, nonprofit organization that conducts fund raising initiatives in support of the University and its mission.