The members of the president’s senior leadership team are known on campus as the “Tuesday Group.”


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Tommy Bonner Profile
Vice President for External Relations
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Elise Eslinger ’92 Profile
Vice President and Chief of Staff
Office: Music Hall 104
Phone: 507 222 5597

Direct Line:  (507)222-5597

Elise has worked in a variety of posts at Carleton over the past twenty years, including roles in College Relations, Residential Life, Stewardship, the Alumni Annual Fund, Admissions, and for the past nine years in the President’s Office.

As Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff, Elise assists the President in preparing for appointments and interfaces with offices and constituencies on and off campus to assist the President in his work.

Elise coordinates the agendas of the senior staff team, Tuesday Group, and leads Board of Trustees planning processes.  She handles other projects such as research, job searches, and special initiatives as assigned.

Elise earned her B.A. in History from Carleton and her M.B.A. in Non-profit Management from the University of St. Thomas.

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Carolyn Livingston Profile
Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students
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Beverly Nagel ’75 Profile
Dean of the College
Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Sociology, Science, Technology, and Society
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Steven Poskanzer Profile
Professor of Political Science
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Art Rodriguez ’96 Bio
VP and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
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Eric Runestad Bio
Vice President and Treasurer
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George Shuffelton Bio
Professor of English