Associate Vice Chancellor’s and Business Service Offices

Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Living

Peter Groenendyk
Associate Vice Chancellor of Campus Living

Peter started at ECU in the summer of 2021, having spent more than 25 years as a student affairs educator at several universities in the southeastern United States. He has extensive experience in developing living learning communities, first generation student programs and the design, development, and construction of new residence halls. Originally from Morrisburg, Ontario, Canada, he enjoys spending time with his rescue dog, watching Hurricanes games and playing in Greenville’s recreational ice hockey league. You will often see him on campus meeting with students and staff at the Port City Java located on the Hill next to Jones Hall.

Marsha Taylor
Administrative Associate to Associate Vice Chancellor

Marsha loves spending time with my family and friends. Her hobbies include singing, listening to a variety of music, traveling, cooking desserts, staying in suite hotels, and finding quiet places to reflect and pray.

Business Services Office

Meredith C. Peters
Director of Business Services

Meredith joined the Campus Living team in January 2023.  Over her 15 year career at ECU, she has worked with several other departments in Student Affairs including Career Services, Student Transitions, Student Media, Student Affairs Development, and Student Affairs Marketing and Communications.  Meredith graduated with her BS in Hospitality Management with Business Administration minor several years ago, and she is approaching the finish line of her MBA.  In her free time, you can find Meredith kayaking on the river, attending ECU Football and Baseball games, tending to her flowers in her yard, or relaxing in her hammock.



Lucy Cox
Admin Support/Finance Specialist

Lucy started at ECU in the summer of 2010 and has over 30 years of administrative assistant experience. Relocated from Washington Metropolitan area where she worked as an Executive Assistant to the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSS0) that represents the State Superintendent of Education in the 50 states and territories, and also an Executive Assistant to the President of American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE).  Lucy enjoys traveling, cooking, fishing/crabbing, walking and spending time with family (especially in the Washington Metro area).  At ECU Lucy still provides support and guidance to anyone that needs her assistance whether it be Chrome River, Purchasing, Kronos, or answer any general question that the team might have.

Darlene Perry
Business Services Coordinator