President’s Cabinet

Athletics: Kim Monika Bownes, Director

Academic Affairs: Dr. Nathaniel Bowditch, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs: Dr. Patricia Cantor, Associate Provost

Academic Affairs: Alberto Ramos, Chief Diversity Officer & Director of Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice

Communications, Enrollment, and Student Life: Marlin Collingwood, Interim Vice President

Finance and Administration: Tracy Claybaugh, Vice President

Finance and Administration:  Timothy Rhyne, Director of Human Resources

University Advancement: John Scheinman, Director of Development

Office of the President

Pat Bahr, Executive Associate to the President

PatBahr-3228-Web-EditPat Bahr joined the President’s Office in October, 2012. She manages the president’s calendar and is responsible for communications, office management, and planning for the Office of the President. She also supports the president as a liaison to the USNH Board of Trustees, the President’s Cabinet, faculty, staff, alumni, and other external organizations.

Pat is an alumna of Iona College, NY, with a BS in chemistry and an MS in toxicology from St. John’s University, NY. Prior to coming to PSU, most recently, Pat was General Manager at South Peak Resort in Lincoln, NH.

You may contact Pat at (603) 535-2210 or

Richard Grossman, Senior Director of Special Projects and ET&S Site Coordinator 

Della Kapocius, Grant Writer 

Della Kapocius is available to help faculty and staff locate grant opportunities and write competitive proposals. She has been with PSU since August 2022, bringing with her more than 21 years of experience leading grant development teams at the University of North Dakota’s Center for Innovation.  Della’s background also includes alumni relations, fundraising, event planning, advertising, and radio broadcasting.  She holds a BA in communication from the University of North Dakota.

You can reach Della at

Gene Martin, Director of Government Relations