Faculty and Staff
Phone: (804) 289-8500
Fax: (804) 287-6501
Office of the Chaplaincy
Wilton Center, Suite 200
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Director of Multifaith Initiatives
Emily Cobb joined the Office of the Chaplaincy in July 2010. Cobb's main objective in the Chaplaincy is to lead campuswide programming that builds community across lines of similarity and difference. She coordinates such programs as Pilgrimage: Israe...
Administrative Coordinator and Columbarium Manager
Molly Field joined the Chaplaincy staff in July 2010 and serves as administrative coordinator and manager of the Columbarium. She came from the Richmond-based brokerage firm of Scott and Stringfellow, where she worked in branch administration. Prior ...
Director of Jewish Life and Campus Rabbi
Rabbi Andrew A. Goodman joined the Office of the Chaplaincy in July 2011. Rabbi Goodman is responsible for leading UR's Hillel and other religious, cultural, and social programming in Jewish life. He also works alongside Chaplaincy colleagues to brin...
University Chaplain, Jessie Ball duPont Chair of the Chaplaincy
Lecturer in Leadership Studies, Jepson School of Leadership Studies
The Rev. Dr. Craig Kocher is University chaplain, Jessie Ball duPont Chair of the Chaplaincy, and lecturer in the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. Dr. Kocher is responsible for overall leadership of Chaplaincy staff, programming, and campus minis...
Muslim Life Program Coordinator
Ben Smith joined the Chaplaincy in 2012 as the Muslim Life Program Coordinator. He is a native of Richmond and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in anthropology. He is currently pursuing a Master in Ch...
Director of Spiritual Formation
Bryn Bagby Taylor joined the Chaplaincy staff in July 2010. Taylor completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Richmond and later earned a Master of Divinity degree from Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. She also holds a Master o...