The College of Humanities and Sciences Advisory Board is composed of alumni and friends who have made a commitment to advocate for the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences, our faculty and students. The Advisory Board endorses the College’s commitment to the liberal arts and to the intellectual and academic success of our diverse student body; our commitment to research and discovery that advances knowledge, inspires creativity, and improves quality of life; and the global engagement of students, faculty and staff who transform lives and communities. Advisory Board members also open doors with industry and community leaders and build relationships with stakeholders who can transform our College.

Our Advisory Board (VCU Alumni are noted on the right)
Christine Browning Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia
B.S. Chemistry 1997, B.S. Physics 1997, M.D. Medicine 2001, M.S. Health Administration 2008

Bill Mattox Senior Vice President, Colliers International
B.A., History ‘80

Kelly Thomasson Mercer Secretary of the Commonwealth, State of Virginia
B.A. Political Science 2001

Christopher Moore Author and photojournalist
M.F.A. Creative Writing 1994

Vijaylaxmi “Viju” Singh Engineer (retired)
M.B.A. 1983

Joianne Smith, Ph.D. President, Oakton Community College
M.S. '93 and Ph.D., Counseling Psychology '96

John West President and Chief Executive Officer, Craigie Incorporated (retired)


Peter Zucker, Ph.D. Co-founder, Stars Behavioral Health Group
MS Psychology Counseling '81 and PhD Psychology Counseling '84