About Southern Utah University

General Officers of Administration

Office of the President

President Scott Wyatt
Assistant Attorney General/Legal Counsel D. Michael Carter
Director, Intercollegiate Athletics Ken Beazer
Assistant to the President for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Terri Day
Executive Director of Institutional Research and Assessment Christian Reiner

Academic Affairs

Provost Bradley Cook
Associate Provost James Sage
Chief Information Officer Thomas McFarland
Director, Academic Budgets and Support Bruce Tebbs
Director, Administrative Systems Information Technology Jeanette Lund
Director, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for Innovative Education Prent Klag
Director, Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning Grant Corser
Director, Community Engagement Center Earl Mulderink
Director, Creativity and Innovation Engagement Center Todd Petersen
Director, Hispanic Center for Academic Excellence Jonathan Puente
Director, Honors Program Matt Nickerson
Director, Leadership Engagement Center
Director, Outdoor Engagement Center Briget Eastep
Director, Sargon Heinrich Global Engagement Center Kurt Harris
Director, Sponsored Research and Grants Julia Anderson
Executive Director, Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics & Public Service Eric M. Kirby
Faculty Coordinator of Service Learning and Civil Engagement Earl Mulderink
Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Program Director Betsy Bancroft

Finance & Government Relations

Vice President for Finance & Administration Marvin Dodge
Assistant Vice President of Finance Michael Beach
Director of Budget & Planning Mitch Bealer
Controller Scott Jensen
Budget Director Bryant Flake
Director, Human Resources & Affirmative Action Officer David T. McGuire
Director, Purchasing Brad Brown
Director, Internal Audit Jeffrey D. Orton

Facilities Management & Planning

Executive Director for Facilities Management & Planning Tiger Funk
Director, Construction Services, Space Planning & Maintenance Ben Johnson
Director, Custodial Services & Sustainability Ralph Savage
Director, Grounds & Gardens Chris Gale
Director, Utility Services Quinn Mathews
Directory, Safety & Risk Mike Humes

Community & Alumni Relations

Vice President for Community & Alumni Relations Mindy Benson

Advancement & Enrollment Management

Vice President for Advancement and Enrollment Management Stuart Jones
Associate Vice President Staci Carson
Executive Director, Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics Eric M. Kirby
Executive Director, Brand Strategy & Marketing Communication Ellen Treanor
Executive Director, Executive Director of Admissions Brandon Wright

Regional Services

Vice President Stuart Jones
Executive Director of Regional Services Wesley R. Curtis
Executive Director of Utah Center for Rural Health Dennis Moser
Executive Director of SUU Small Business Resource Center & SBDC Craig Isom
Executive Director, Head Start & Early Intervention Virginia Higbee

Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs Jared Tippets
Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students
Assistant Dean of Students


Dean, School of Business Carl R. Templin
Dean, College of Education & Human Development Deb Hill
Dean, Graduate Studies Mark C. Atkinson
Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences James McDonald
Dean, College of Science Robert Eves
Dean, College of Performing & Visual Arts Shauna Mendini
Dean, Library Richard Saunders
Dean, University College Patrick Clarke
Dean, School of Continuing & Professional Studies Mark C. Atkinson

Department Chairs

Accounting David Christensen
Agriculture & Nutrition Science Cindy Wright
Art & Design Eric Brown
Biology Fred Govedich
Communication Art Challis
Computer Science & Information Systems Rob Robertson
Economics and Finance Kim Craft
Engineering Technology and Construction Management Scott Hansen
English Kyle Bishop
Foreign Languages and Philosophy Elise Leahy
Graduate Studies in Education David Lund
History and Sociology Mark E. Miller
Integrated Engineering Gary Flandro
Library Matt Nickerson
Management, Marketing and Hospitality Alan Hamlin
Mathematics Seth Armstrong
Military Science Gerald E. Williams
Music Keith Bradshaw
Nursing Donna Lister
Physical Education & Human Performance Rick Lambson
Physical Science J. Ty Redd
Political Science & Criminal Justice David S. Admire
Psychology Lynn White
Teacher Education & Family Development Shawn Christiansen
Theatre Arts and Dance Kay Andersen