Michael Pernal
Executive Vice President

Dr. Pernal serves as chief operating officer and manages the day-to-day affairs of the university. In addition, he represents the office of the President at events and functions. In the absence of the President, Pernal is in charge of the University.

Dr. Pernal is also responsible for oversight of human resources, labor relations and legal matters, the Office of Athletics and Recreation, and gallery and museum services.

Phone: (860) 465-5215
Patricia Strickland
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Strickland provides confidential administrative assistance to the Executive Vice President.

Phone: (860) 465-5565