Central Administration

University President

Ronald Shape, BA, Dakota Wesleyan (1991); MBA, University of South Dakota (1996); EdD, University of South Dakota (2001)

Provost

Cindy Mathena, BS, Medical University of South Carolina (1986); MS, Old Dominion University (1990); PhD, Walden University (2004)

Chief Financial Officer

Tom Bickart, BS, DePaul University (1987); MBA, Pepperdine University, (1997)  

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Mendoza, BA, University of Central Oklahoma (2003); MA, University of Oklahoma (2005); MBA, University of Phoenix (2007)

General Counsel

Paul Sedlacek, BS, Business Administration, University of Nebraska (1977); JD, University of Nebraska (1980)

Executive VP for Marketing, Enrollment, and Analytics

Vacant

Senior Accreditation Officer and Academic Regulatory Counsel

Michael Trump, BS, Black Hills State University (1990); MA, University of Wyoming (1994); JD, University of South Dakota (1999)

Dean, College of Undergraduate Studies

Steven Balke, BBA, Eastern Michigan University (1983); MBA, University of Phoenix (2002)

Associate Dean, Health Management

LaShunda Smith, BS, Alabama State University (2003); MSM, Troy University (2004); PhD, Capella University, (2014)

Associate Dean, IT Programs

Vacant

Associate Provost and Graduate Dean

F. Lynn Moore, BS, University of Phoenix (1999); MBA, Baker College (2002); PhD, The University of Texas at Austin (2004)

Associate Dean, General Education
Autumn Miller, M.A., Wake Forest University (2004)

Associate Dean, Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security
Susie Kuilan, BA, Henderson State University (1988); MA, Northwestern State University (2000); MS, Army War College (2011); PhD, Louisiana State University (2010)

Dean, Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security
Barbara Burke, BS, University of the State of New York (1991); MSHS, Touro University (2004); MSS, US Army War College (2005); PhD, Capella University (2016)

Director of Online Education and Associate Dean, Criminal Justice

Ben Straight, BA, Radford University (2001); MA, University of South Florida (2003); JD, University of Florida (2008); PhD, Criminal Justice, Nova Southeastern University (2019)

Acting Dean, School of Nursing and Graduate Nursing Studies

Rhonda Winegar, ADN, Redlands Community College (1991); BSN, Northwestern Oklahoma State University (1994); MSN, Texas A&M, Corpus Christi (2000); DNP, Saint Louis University (2014)

Associate Dean, Curriculum and Assessment

Brigit McGuire, BA, St. Olaf College (2005); MA, Columbia University (2006); MPHIL, Columbia University (2009); PhD, Columbia University (2015)

Executive Director of Human Resources

Gordon Brooks, BA, Chadron State College (2003); MM, National American University (2008)

Executive Director of Compliance

Cheryl Bullinger

Executive Director of Student Accounts

Linda Pottorff, BS, National American University (1995)

University Librarian

Marsha K. Stacey, JD, University of South Dakota (1986), MSLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011), BA, Morningside College (1978).

Director of Accreditation Services

Toni Brumbaugh, BA, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (1985)

Director of Strategic Partnerships
Amanda Oppel, BA, William Jewell College (2008); MM, National American University (2012)

Director of Student Success

Stacy Broadus