President’s Council consists of the senior administrative officers who report directly to the President.
Phone: (717) 337-6375
Office: Pennsylvania Hall, Second Floor
Carlos Tasso Eira De Aquino, Ph.D. is an accomplished senior executive and professor, with over 20 years of experience in leading companies and higher education organizations, and contributing to scholarship in different areas of knowledge. Along his career, Dr. Aquino accumulated achievements and recognition as Chief Academic Officer, Provost, Executive Director, Dean of Business, Dean of Accreditation, and Chair of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, in institutions in the USA and abroad, with student and faculty bodies that encompassed a clear diversity of cultures.
Carlos has more than 10 years of experience in Diversity and Inclusion, with demonstrated leadership in creating overarching strategy and vision for different organizations. He consistently fostered the creation of more inclusive workplaces and learning environments, as well as developing skills and helping team members to succeed in diverse environments. After creating and leading the Center for Workplace Diversity Research (2014–2016), in which we engaged he more than 250 members, he started, in 2016, the Center of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion in Tampa Bay, FL to connect academic expertise with community needs and demands, fostering companies, and organizations to strategically work on Diversity and Inclusion initiatives focused on increasing internal stakeholders’ performance and external stakeholders’ satisfaction and loyalty.
Dr. Aquino is also a prolific scholar. Among his recent works are Diversity and Inclusion in the Global Workplace (2017), Effective and Creative Leadership in Diverse Workforces (2019), and Diversity and Inclusion in Latin American and Caribbean Workplaces (2020).
Website: Diversity and Inclusion
Phone: (717) 337-6921
Office: College Union Building
With over twenty years’ experience as a leader and strategic partner in student affairs, Dr. Anne Ehrlich is deeply committed to student development and a passionate advocate for the transformational potential of a residential liberal arts college. As the Vice President of College Life and Dean of Students, she provides vision and oversight for a wide array of student-centered programs and services that foster an engaging and inclusive campus climate and prepare students for life after Gettysburg. Previously, Anne served as the Vice President for Student Development at Knox College, and also held positions in student affairs at Woodbury University, Whittier College, and the University of Michigan.
Anne earned an Ed.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MSW from the University of Michigan, and a BA in psychology from the University of California, San Diego. She has conducted research on the impacts of living learning communities throughout her career, and has presented nationally on topics including supporting student mental health, developing inclusive campus communities, and assessment in student affairs.
Website: College Life
Phone: (717) 337-6199
Office: Pennsylvania Hall
Daniel T. Konstalid has served as Vice President for Finance & Administration /Treasurer since 2006. He is responsible for financial planning and budget development, accounting and business services, financial reporting, investment portfolio management, treasury and debt management, facilities planning and operations, real estate matters, and auxiliary services. Dan received a master’s degree in business administration from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, and a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Le Moyne College. Dan previously served as Vice President for Finance & Administration at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, Controller and Director of Budgets at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and Senior Audit Manager at Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Syracuse, New York.
Website: Finance and Administration
Phone: (717) 337-6501
Office: Pennsylvania Hall
Tres Mullis comes to Gettysburg after a successful 25-year career in higher education. Most recently, he served as executive director of university development at Washington and Lee University, where he led a $500 million fundraising campaign.
Previously, Mullis led fundraising efforts at the Peabody College for Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University, and the alumni relations and development program at Austin Peay State University. He also worked in development for his alma mater, Stetson University.
The parent of a current student at Gettysburg, Mullis became involved with the college in 2013 when he was asked to observe and make recommendations for Gettysburg’s parent fundraising program.
Website: Giving to Gettysburg College
Phone: (717) 337-6582
Office: 300 N. Washington Street
J. Carey Thompson comes to Gettysburg with 38 years of experience in college admissions, enrollment, communications, career services, and student financial aid. Previously, Thompson served as Vice President for Enrollment and Communications and Dean of Admission for Rhodes College. His previous roles include overseeing admissions, career services, and student financial planning at Centre College, and leading the admissions team at his alma mater, Furman University.
Throughout his career, Thompson has gained a deep understanding of and appreciation for the admissions process, including serving on the Board of Directors and as President of the Board of Directors for the Common Application. Thompson is recognized broadly for his transformative initiatives at three liberal arts colleges, his deep commitment to diversity and accessibility, and his ability to successfully steer institutional enrollment strategies in the face of dramatic change.
Website: Enrollment & Educational Services
Phone: (717) 337-6602
Office: West Building
Dr. Rodney S. Tosten is the Vice President of Information Technology. Rod graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in Mathematics in 1985 and returned in 1990 to teach computer science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Rod’s research interests revolve around distributed processing, database and distributed applications on the World Wide Web, and the Java language environment. Rod received his M.S. in Computer Science from West Virginia University and his Ph.D. in Information Technology and Engineering from George Mason University.
Website: Information Technology
Phone: (717) 337-6801
Office: Pennsylvania Hall
Jamie Yates serves as the executive director of communications and marketing at Gettysburg College. In this role, she leads the College’s holistic and integrated marketing efforts that are designed to enhance the College’s brand visibility and reputation. Prior to this role, Jamie served as the director of communications and media relations at Gettysburg College where she directed the College’s news and content strategies while serving as the College’s lead spokesperson. Prior to coming to Gettysburg, Jamie served as the director of communications for the Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges where she advocated on behalf of the state’s 14 community colleges at a state and federal level. Previous to that role, she served as a deputy press secretary and spokesperson for the Rendell administration.
Website: Communications and Marketing
Phone: (717) 337-6820
Office: Pennsylvania Hall
Christopher J. Zappe, Ph.D. was appointed Provost of Gettysburg College beginning in July 2010. As the chief academic officer of the College, he is committed to advancing the educational mission of the College, using best practices to support the needs and interests of faculty, sustaining and advancing the College curriculum, and encouraging innovative academic support services. In particular, Chris is collaborating with faculty colleagues, administrative colleagues, and students to enhance the intellectual climate of the campus community, with a particular focus on the first-year learning experience; to coordinate and elevate programs, both within and outside the campus, which focus on international themes and issues; and to advance diversity, inclusion and equity at Gettysburg College.
Chris earned a B.A. in mathematics with honors from DePauw University in 1983 and an M.B.A. and Ph.D. in Decision Sciences from Indiana University in 1987 and 1988, respectively. Between 1988 and 1993, he performed research and taught various decision sciences courses in the Decision and Information Sciences Department at the University of Florida. Between 1993 and 2002, Chris taught undergraduate courses in statistics, decision modeling and analysis, and computer simulation in the Department of Management at Bucknell University. Beginning in 2002, Chris was appointed as Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bucknell. Upon completing a four-year term as Associate Dean, he was appointed Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in the July 2006. He was then appointed Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2007 for a finite term.
Website: Provost’s Office