Senior Executive Team
Amy Johnson became the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s vice chancellor for student affairs Aug. 3, 2020. Johnson has more than two decades of progressive leadership experience in higher education administration and student affairs, including roles at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Southern California and, most recently, Eastern Washington University.
A dynamic, energetic and compassionate higher education administrator, Johnson is actively engaged with best practices as well as scholarship in student affairs as a national thought leader. She is a seasoned faculty member in higher education administration and has a passion for connecting students’ academic and co-curricular learning experiences. A values-driven, yet practical problem solver, Johnson has led numerous initiatives that focus on student mental health and wellness, strengthening community, access and student success, and equity, diversity and inclusion.
At the University of Southern California, Johnson served as an associate professor of higher education administration at the Rossier School of Education, teaching graduate courses in peer counseling, students affairs and higher education management. She earned both her Master of Science and Doctor of Education degrees in higher education administration and graduated with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. She has a bachelor’s degree in English and communication from the University of Puget Sound.
Jonathan Sauls serves as the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Success and Administration, overseeing the Dean of Students, Student Conduct, Carolina Housing, New Student & Family Programs, and Student Affairs Finance, Information Technology and Human Resources. Sauls started at UNC in 2005, working as Assistant Dean of Students and Judicial Programs Officer. He subsequently served as Dean of Students and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Prior to coming to work at Carolina, he was a partner and litigator at a local law firm. Sauls is a UNC alumnus receiving a B.A. with honors in 1994 and a J.D. with honors from UNC School of Law in 1997. He has a long history of involvement with student development, judicial programs, support services and crisis management.
Vacant - AVC for Student Engagement
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Engagement
Senior Finance Director [email protected]
VACANT: Executive Director of Student Wellbeing and Violence Prevention/Senior Prevention Strategy Officer
Executive Director of Student Wellbeing and Violence Prevention/Senior Prevention Strategy Officer
Director, Accessibility Resources & Service [email protected]
Aaron Bachenheimer, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Student Development and Campus Partnerships [email protected]
Director, Student Wellness & Associate Dean of Students [email protected]
Executive Director, Carolina Housing [email protected]
Avery Cook, LCSW
Associate Director, CAPS [email protected]
Director, Campus Recreation [email protected]
Director, Student Affairs Development [email protected]
Interim Director, New Student & Family Programs [email protected]
Barbara A. Lesane
Director, Student Affairs Human Resources [email protected]
Vacant, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Career Development & Exec. Dir. of University Career Services
AVC for Career Development & Executive Director, University Career Services
Belinda Locke, Ph.D
Director, Student Affairs Assessment [email protected]
Executive Director, Carolina Union [email protected]
Director, Fraternity & Sorority Life [email protected]
Vacant: Director, LGBTQ Center
Director, LGBTQ Center
Executive Director, Campus Health Services [email protected]
Director, Student Conduct
Executive Director of Communications and Special Projects [email protected]
Director, Campus Y [email protected]
Dean of Students [email protected]
Chris Williams He, Him, His
Director, Student Affairs IT [email protected]
Special Projects & Communications Manager for Health and Wellbeing [email protected]
Executive Assistant [email protected]
Associate Director of Student Affairs Development [email protected]
Executive Assistant [email protected]