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Senior Leadership Team

Rebecca Anderson
Vice President for Marketing, Strategy and Communications

Rebecca leads Queens' marketing, strategy and communications efforts where her responsibilities include raising the university's profile, providing strategic plan support for the Office of the President, and managing human capital. Her background spans more than two decades of public relations, marketing and corporate communications experience with top consumer brands across multiple fields. Prior to Queens she served in leadership roles at both LendingTree and The Walt Disney Company, as well as running her own communication consulting firm, RBA Communications. Rebecca has been published in several professional journals and is a regular presenter at higher education conferences such as the American Marketing Association's Symposium on Higher Education Marketing and the Council for the Advancement and support of Education (CASE). Rebecca earned a BA in history from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, and an MBA from Queens' McColl School of Business.

James Bullock

James Bullock
Vice President for University Advancement

With more than 25 years of in-depth fundraising experience in higher education, James provides strategic oversight of the university's development and capital fundraising initiatives as well as its athletics program and conference/event services. Prior to Queens, James served as Vice President of University Advancement at Wake Forest University, where he led an office of more than 75 alumni, development, marketing and communications professionals. As director of the Campaign for Wake Forest from 1999 to 2006, James led a dedicated team of staff and volunteers to a record-setting landmark-surpassing the university's $600 million goal by more than $89 million. James earned his BA and MBA from Wake Forest University. A frequent speaker on capital campaigns and planned giving at Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) conferences, James is also an active member of several civic and professional organizations, including the Center for Congressional Health and the Highland Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, NC.


Dr.  Lynn M. Morton

Dr.  Lynn M. Morton
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in July 2014, Lynn has been part of the Queens community for more than two decades. She's served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chair of the English Department, holding the Dorothy M. Shelton Chair of English and the rank of tenured Associate Professor. She also directed the First Year Writing Program at Queens and served as Queens' accreditation officer. Today as Provost Lynn oversees all academic programming and units, including four major colleges, as well as Student Life. Lynn earned her PhD in Renaissance and Medieval British Literature from the University of South Carolina, her MA in British Literature from the University of Nevada-Reno, and her BA in English and History with teacher licensure from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. At Queens she was awarded both the William S. Lee Distinguished Professor Award (2004) and the Joseph W. Grier Distinguished Professor Award (2008). In addition to Renaissance and Medieval Literature, her scholarly interests are in issues pertaining to higher education: she has presented on a wide variety of higher education topics at the American Association of Colleges and Universities, the Southern Association of College & Schools, the Council of Independent Colleges, and Bridges Leadership Institute for Women.


Bill Nichols

Bill Nichols
Vice President for Campus Planning and Services

Bill joined Queens in 2005 to help define and execute the university's master plan. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where he earned his Bachelor of Architecture. Bill was a partner with Lee-Nichols Architecture, the winner of the prestigious Kamphoefner Prize in 1996 and the Firm Award from AIA North Carolina in 2000. His firm specialized in university projects and he has constructed buildings on most of the university campuses in North Carolina. Nichols developed the campus master plans for UNC Charlotte, North Carolina Central University, Appalachian State University, the Mint Museum of Art and Charlotte Country Day School. Bill has been very active in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and served as President of AIA North Carolina in 1994. Also, he is a member of the Association of University Architects (AUA) and the Society of College & University Planners (SCUP). He has been involved with the Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America for many years, is an Eagle Scout and received the Silver Beaver award in 2004.


Matt Packey

Matt Packey
CFO and Vice President for Administration

  Matt joined Queens as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administration in June 2010. In this wide-ranging role he leads the business office which includes finance, accounting, payroll, student financial services, treasury and risk management. Matt also provides oversight for our administrative support departments including information technology, public safety and campus police as well as parking and transportation.  And finally, Matt leads our auxiliary vendor services including campus services, dining services, the bookstore and the mail room/copy center. His past experience includes seven years with a "Big 4" accounting firm and fourteen years with public and private companies in various financial leadership roles including controller, VP of financial reporting, chief accounting officer and chief financial officer. Matt is a CPA, licensed in North Carolina and is an honors graduate from the University of Akron, holding a BS in Accounting. Matt is on the Board of the Simmons YMCA, serving on various committees and he is actively involved in a youth mentoring organization called Trips-for-Kids.


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