Administration, Leadership & Governance

  • Administration, Leadership & Governance

Dr. Annie Lennox OBE‌

Chancellor at Glasgow Caledonian

Royal Academician, singer-songwriter, highly-respected social activist and philanthropist, Dr Annie Lennox OBE was formally installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University on the 2nd of July 2018. Dr Lennox was inspired to launch the SING Campaign to raise funds to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS after taking part in the inaugural concert of Nelson Mandela’s 46664 HIV Foundation in 2003, and visiting Uganda with Comic Relief and Malawi with Oxfam. An Ambassador for UNAIDS, Oxfam, Amnesty International and the British Red Cross, Dr Lennox received the Nobel Woman of Peace Award at the 10th Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in 2011 for her work on HIV/AIDS prevention and control, especially for women and children. In 2011 she received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours for her humanitarian work.

Muhammad Yunus

Chancellor Emeritus at Glasgow Caledonian

International anti-poverty campaigner and Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus was installed as Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University in October 2012. As Chancellor, he provides leadership, advice and support to the University and has pledged his inspirational stewardship in support of GCU’s undertaking to harness its intellectual, social and emotional capital and collaborate with others to find solutions to some of society’s most pressing challenges.

Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE

President and Vice-Chancellor, Glasgow Caledonian University

Professor Pamela Gillies CBE, FRSE has been Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University since 2006. She is a Founding Member of the Global Advisory Council for the African Leadership University; a Trustee of the Grameen Scotland Foundation which has brought the Grameen model of microfinance to the UK in partnership with Tesco Bank; and the Caledonian College of Engineering which has been operating successfully for over 20 years in Muscat, Oman where 50% of our engineering graduates are women.

Jacqueline LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Vice President and Provost, Glasgow Caledonian New York College

Jacqueline LeBlanc, Ph.D. is an experienced leader in higher education with expertise in academic affairs administration, accreditation, assessment, and strategic planning. Dr. LeBlanc’s broad experience and expertise in higher education has developed through her substantial work with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the New York State Education Department, the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, and the American Council on Education.​

Jessica Chang-Russell

Director of Operations, Title IX Coordinator‌ 

Jessica Chang-Russell is GCNYC’s Director of Operations and Title IX Coordinator. She leads College operations and planning to deliver an efficient and effective working and learning environment. As a member of the leadership team, she supports strategic planning, operational planning and budgeting for student and academic services, policies, procedures and change management.

Carlos Amador‌‌‌

Director of Business Development‌ and Financial Aid

Carlos Amador is the Director of Business Development and Financial Aid, working to drive revenue growth and collaborative partnerships for the College as expands within the New York City community and beyond.

Dominique Studer‌

Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Dominique Studer is the Director of Recruitment and Admissions. Dominique manages the recruitment process from inquiry to admission, on both a domestic and international scale.

Rebekah Chow

Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness

Rebekah Chow is the Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness at Glasgow Caledonian New York College. She holds a key role in developing the institution’s application for accreditation to the Middle States Commission for Higher Education (MSCHE) and in advancing our assessment and quality assurance program.

Michael Cohen, Ph.D.

Director of Counseling, Disability Services Coordinator

Kerri Quinn, Ph.D.

Director of Academic Engagement 

Stephen Lopez


Emma Christensen

Office & Events Manager