Sinconolfi to serve as Interim VP for Academic Affairs


ULM Hawkeye

ULM recently hired an Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs. According to an email sent out by Dr. Nick Bruno, Dr. Steven Sinconolfi will be arriving on Feb. 5 at ULM.

Sinconolfi will be taking over Dr. Eric Pani’s role after Pani’s retirement on   Feb. 28.

Sinconolfi received his undergraduate degree in physical education from Spring Field College, where he also received his Master’s degree in exercise physiology. He then moved to Kent State University to receive a doctorate in                                exercise physiology.

Sinconolfi was the senior vice president and provost from June 2015 to Oct. 2017 at Mansfield University.

He is also the president of Sinconolfi Academic Consulting which provides advise and tools for academics and enrollment.

Sinconolfi was a research physiologist from 1988 to 1997 at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He also has a patent for his inventions like a soft-sided air displacement body volumometer and a body fluids monitor.

As per Bruno’s email, Sinconolfi believes there is a “good fit between the immediate needs of ULM” and his “knowledge, skills and experiences.”