President’s Office Team

Steven W. Frieder

Senior Advisor to the President and Corporate Secretary
(414) 288-7752

Stacy Romant

Executive Assistant to the President
(414) 288-3654

Patty Harsch

Office Associate
(414) 288-4762

Kate Braasch

Chief Presidential Liaison, External Engagement
(414) 288-6376

Kathy Howell

Office Associate
(414) 288-7714

Sumathi Thiyagarajan

Director of Program Management
(414) 288-7685

Brad Stratton

Senior Editor of Presidential Communication
(414) 288-4181

Marquette University campus


Dr. Michael R. Lovell is the 24th president of Marquette University. A distinguished scholar, researcher, educator and leader, President Lovell holds three academic degrees in mechanical engineering, including a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Learn more about Dr. Lovell
  • Organizational chart

  • View Michael Lovell's profile on LinkedIn

Event/Meeting attendance requests

Thank you for your interest in having President Lovell attend your upcoming event. Dr. Lovell attends as many university events as possible. To submit your request, please fill out the request form completely and email it to We will respond to each inquiry as soon as possible. Please call the Office of the President at 414-288-7223 with any questions or concerns. Thank you!

Request Form