Faculty & Staff Directory

Anne Carter Mulligan

Carter Mulligan

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Garrett Hall 106

Anne Carter Mulligan joined Batten in January 2019 as Director of Undergraduate Admissions. She’s held multiple roles in higher education, most recently as Director of Strategic Initiatives in Enrollment Management at Longwood University, where she led projects designed to enrich the student experience and provide a seamless path from recruitment to graduation.

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James Cathro


Director of Finance and Administration

James is the Director of Finance and Administration at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. A 2005 US Naval Academy graduate and 2016 Batten School alumnus, James initially worked in UVA’s Office of Financial Planning and Analysis after earning his Master of Public Policy. He happily returned to Batten as the Assistant Director of Budget and Finance in 2018. In his current role, James works through a diverse array of interesting challenges, helping facilitate everything from financial reporting to research administration to human resources actions. He also serves as a Commander in the Naval Reserve and was formerly an active-duty Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer in the US Navy.

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Amanda Crombie


Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
Garrett Hall L054

Amanda Crombie is the Batten School’s Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and is responsible for academic advising, course scheduling and enrollment as well as curriculum management for the School.

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