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Karen S. McIntyre Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Dean of Faculty kmcintyre@pointpark.edu 412-392-3976
Diane Maldonado Associate Provost dmaldonado@pointpark.edu  412-392-8086
James H. Thomas Associate Provost jhthomas@pointpark.edu 412-392-3983
Ronald Lindblom Vice President and Artistic Director, Conservatory of Performing Arts and Pittsburgh Playhouse rlindblom@pointpark.edu 412-392-8101
Herman L. Reid Jr. Director, Academic Outreach hreid@pointpark.edu 412-392-8175
Jordan Nofziger Director, Academic Administration jnofziger@pointpark.edu 412-392-3938
Elizabeth Rosemeyer Title IX Coordinator erosemeyer@pointpark.edu 412-392-3980
Jan Ryan Coordinator for Student Support jryan@pointpark.edu 412-392-3484
Denise Kunz Executive Assistant to the Provost dkunz@pointpark.edu 412-392-3976


Judkis_McIntyre_Karen_portraits_staff_Acad_Affairs_EDIT_WEB_130722_9399Karen S. McIntyre

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Dean of Faculty

Karen S. McIntyre serves a Point Park University's provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs and dean of faculty. She is a professor of education in the School of Arts and Sciences.  

McIntyre holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Education and Ph.D. in curriculum and supervision from the University of Pittsburgh.  She is certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a supervisor of curriculum and instruction, elementary principal, early childhood and elementary teacher. 

Before her appointment as provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs in December of 2010, she served as vice provost. McIntyre also served as the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences from January 2007 to May of 2009 and chairperson of the Department of Education from 2005 to 2007. Positions she has held at other institutions include: president of the Education Policy and Issues Center, director of the Office of Educational Design and Assessment, director of Unit of School Support Services and division director of early childhood education for Pittsburgh Public Schools, Elementary and middle school teacher and vice principal for the Diocese of Pittsburgh Catholic Schools.


Judkis_Maldonado_Diane_portraits_Ctr_Teaching_EDIT_WEB_130722_9398Diane Maldonado

Associate Provost

Diane Maldonado serves as Point Park University's associate provost. She teaches in the University's School of Arts and Sciences in addition to her administrative responsibilities. Maldonado holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Allegheny College and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. in English from Duquesne University. Maldonado served as a professor of communication arts, assessment of student learning coordinator, and acting academic dean at  the Community College of Allegheny County, where she worked from 1990-2008.



Judkis_Thomas_Jim_portraits_staff_Acad_Affairs_EDIT_WEB_130722_9385James H. Thomas

Associate Provost

James Thomas serves as Point Park University's associate provost. He brings approximately 30 years of higher education experience to Point Park University. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Dickinson College, a Master of Education in counseling from the University of Missouri, and an Ed.D. in higher education leadership from West Virginia University.

Thomas has served in many different capacities over the years including chairperson, program director, and associate professor of leadership studies at Geneva College, vice president for academic services at Community College of Beaver County, interim assistant vice president for academic services at West Virginia State University, and dean of student development at Wheeling Jesuit College in West Virginia. Before his appointment as associate provost in 2011, Thomas served as the assistant dean in the School of Arts and Sciences since 2008.


Judkis_Lindblom_Ron_portraits_staff_EDIT_WEB_Acad_Affairs_130722_9432Ronald Lindblom

Vice President for and Artistic Director, Conservatory of Performing Arts and Pittsburgh Playhouse

In addition to producing, directing and acting in more than 500 theatre productions on three continents, Ronald Allan-Lindblom has produced international dance events and is published in Joan Schliach's The Art of Production. He has directed internationally at drama festivals in Shanghai, Edinburgh and Hong Kong. Other directing credits include Merlin by Tankred Dorst, recipient of 10 DramaLogue Critics Awards including Best Director and Best Production; Living AfterMidnight (DramaLogue Critics Award for Best Director); The Boys of Summer (DramaLogue Critics Special Mention); and the American premiere of Night Rehearsal. Lindblom has worked with Josef Svoboda of the prestigious Laterna Magika Theatre in Prague, and acted the lead role in the American premiere of Laterna Magika's The Black Monk.

Lindblom co-founded California Repertory Company, the professional company at California State University, Long Beach, in 1989, and served as its associate artistic producing director until 1998. He has served as artistic director of Stage West Theatre in San Luis Obispo, Calif., and the Collective Artists Theatre in Boston, Mass.

Lindblom is the founder of The REP, Point Park University's professional theatre company.


Judkis_Reid_Herman_portraits_staff_Acad_Affairs_EDIT_WEB_130722_9447Herman L. Reid Jr.

Director, Academic Outreach

Herman L. Reid Jr. serves as Point Park University's director of academic outreach. Reid served for more than three decades as executive director of the Negro Educational Emergency Drive, which under his leadership provided more than $12 million in college scholarships to over 16,000 needy and deserving students. In the late 1980's, President George H. Bush selected NEED as one of "1,000 Points of Light." Speakers at the organization's annual fundraisers have included such luminaries as activist and entertainer Dick Gregory and television journalists Ed Bradley and Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes." A longtime educator, Reid served students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools as principal of Northview Heights Elementary School and assistant principal of Arlington Elementary School. As a school administrator, he developed an innovative program that involved matching disruptive youngsters with college students for mentoring opportunities.

In 2011, Reid established Project BOLD as part of Point Park University's Urban Accounting Initiative. Through this collaboration with the Manchester Academic Charter School, middle school students have opportunities to explore the fields of accounting and finance through programming and special events. Project BOLD activities include career exploration sessions for students, teachers and parents; "Business-Bound" summer camps for students; and scholarship opportunities for members of the Manchester Academic Charter School community who want to pursue certificate or degree programs at Point Park University.

Reid earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in education at Duquesne University and his doctorate in curriculum and supervision at the University of Pittsburgh. He has received honorary degrees from Westminster College, Duquesne University's School of Law, California University of Pennsylvania, and Point Park University.


Judkis_Nofziger_Jordan_portraits_staff_Acad_Affairs_EDIT_WEB_130722_9467Jordan Nofziger

Director, Academic Administration

Jordan Nofziger is responsible to the provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs and dean of faculty for the management of academic administration responsibilities in Academic Affairs. He is responsible for directing and managing the administrative functions related to faculty contracts and faculty recruitment; working with Human Resources and the academic departments to facilitate timely processing of new faculty appointments and faculty reappointments; maintaining faculty files and monitoring promotion and tenure, sabbaticals, faculty evaluations, and faculty development processes. He also supports the function of adjunct faculty affairs.

Before joining taking on his current role in the Office of Provost, Nofziger was the executive assistant to the senior vice president of academic and student affairs, assistant to the dean in the School of Arts and Sciences, and the administrative assistant in of Office of Career Development. Nofziger graduated from Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2007 and an M.Ed. in higher education management from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.


Elizabeth Rosemeyer

Title IX Coordinator

Elizabeth Rosemeyer is responsible to the provost and senior vice president for academic and student affairs for the implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies, procedures, grievances processes and training programs related to and in compliance with Title IX. In addition, Rosemeyer assists in the processing of student, faculty, and staff inquiries or complaints of Title IX violations. Finally, Rosemeyer maintains knowledge of current local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and trends in the field of education related to harassment and other discriminatory practices that violate Title IX.

Rosemeyer holds a bachelor's degree in international relations from Randolph-Macon Woman's College and a juris doctorate from the Washington College of Law at American University.


Judkis_Ryan_Jan_portraits_staff_Acad_Affairs_EDIT_WEB_130722_9480Jan Ryan

Coordinator for Academic Support

Jan Ryan is responsible to the associate provost for coordination and support related to Academic Affairs; managing inter-office communication, assisting in the documentation and maintenance of academic policies, assisting events planning and other offices in the coordination of academic events and functions, and keeping minutes of committee and operational area meetings. Before joining the Office of Provost staff, she was the executive assistant to the dean of students.