Office of the President

James (Jay) Barnes III, Ed.D. President
TBD Executive Assistant to the President

Diversity and Inclusion

Ruben Rivera, Ph.D. Chief Diversity Officer

Office of the Provost

Debra K. Harless, Ph.D. Executive Vice President and Provost

Academic Affairs

Deborah L. Sullivan-Trainor, Ph.D. Vice President and Dean
TBD Dean of Professional Programs; Dean of Faculty Development
Barrett Fisher II, Ph.D. Dean of Arts and Humanities
Carole Young, Ph.D Dean of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
Joel D. Frederickson, Ph.D. Associate Dean of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation
Diane Dahl, Ph.D Dean of Nursing and CAPS/GS Health, Medical, and Social Science Programs

Campus Ministries

Laurel Bunker, M.A. Dean of Campus Ministries/Campus Pastor
Donna E. Johnson M.S., M.A. Assistant Campus Pastor
TBD Worship Ministries Producer
Matthew C. Runion, M.Div. Associate Dean of Campus Ministries
Jason Steffenhagen, M.A. (T.S.) Assistant Campus Pastor
Paul Kong, M.Div. Assistant Campus Pastor


David R. Stewart, M.L.I.S. Director of Libraries
Rhonda E. Gilbraith, M.L.I.S. Associate Director and Collection Development Librarian
Karen M. Dubay, M.L.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Lyndi Fabbrini, M.L.I.S. Public Services Librarian
Kent T.K. Gerber, M.S. Digital Library Manager
Scott A. Kaihoi, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian/Copyright Liaison
Michael R. Mitchell, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian/Assessment
Amy L. Reinhold, M.L.I.S. Materials Services Librarian
Earleen J. Warner, M.L.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian
Serena K. Giese, M.L.I.S. Reference and Instruction Librarian/User Experience
Sandra Oslund, M.L.I.S Seminary Library Director

Off-Campus Programs/International Studies

Vincent Peters, M.S.W. Associate Dean of Off-Campus Programs/International Studies
Tanden Brekke, M.Div. Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Service-Learning
Eliza Jensen, BFA International Studies Program Coordinator
Melanie Eslinger, M.A. Assistant Director of International Studies


Diane Krusemark, M.C.S. Registrar
Bradley Stapleton Associate Registrar
Melinda Molin, M.A. Assistant Registrar

Teaching and Learning Technology

Matthew Putz, Ph.D Director of Teaching and Learning Technology

Student Life

William O. Washington, Ph.D. Vice President for Student Life
TBD Dean of Student Programs
James A. Benjamin, M.A. Associate Dean of Student Life
Robert B. Bjorklund, M.A. Director of Athletics
David Broza, M.A. Director of Career Development and Calling
Kwai-Yung Carol Chang, M.S. Associate Dean for International Student Programs and Services
John Farris, M.A. Assistant Dean for Residence Life
TBD Associate Dean for Intercultural Programs
Rick Meyer, M.A. Wellness Center Director
Jennifer Hillier, M.A. Assistant Dean for Residence Life
Miriam Hill, Ph.D, LMFT Director of Counseling Services
Donna Johnson, M.S./M.A. Associate Dean for Student Care
TBD Assistant Dean for Leadership Development
Elizabeth K. Miller, R.N. Director of Health Services
Miranda Powers, M.A., L.P.C. Associate Dean for Campus Engagement
TBD Director of Disability Resources and Services
Sara Wanous Director for Student Activities and Campus Engagement
Lis von Schmidt-Pauli Administrative Assistant to the VP for Student Life

Enrollment Management

Financial Aid

Jeffrey D. Olson, MBA Director of Financial Aid
Debra R. Cordova, B.A. Associate Director of Financial Aid
Laura B. Ellwanger, B.A. Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Marla J. Rupp, B.A. Assistant Director of Financial Aid