Jan 20, 2021  
2009-2010 College Catalog 
    
2009-2010 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration


The Metropolitan State College of Denver is governed by the Board of Trustees–Metropolitan State College of Denver. The members are appointed by the Governor of Colorado and approved by the Senate.

Board of Trustees

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   Date of First Appointment Present Term Expires 
Maria Garcia Berry 2003 2011
Dawn P. Brookhardt 2007 2011
Robert Cohen 2008 2012
Antonio Esquibel 2007 2011
Kailei Higginson, Student 2009 2010
Melody Harris 2008 2012
Michelle M. Lucero 2007 2011
Bill Hanzlik 2008 2012
Adele Phelan 2002 2012
Ellen S. Robinson 2007 2011
Hal Nees, Faculty 2009 2010
   

Office of the President

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President Stephen M. Jordan, Ph.D.
General Counsel Lee Combs, J.D.
Interim Associate to the President for Diversity Myron Anderson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Equal Opportunity Percy A. Morehouse, Jr., Ph.D.
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Linda S. Curran, Ph.D.
Vice President for Finance and Administration Natalie Lutes, M.P.A.
Vice President for Student Services Kathleen A. MacKay, Ph.D.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement/Executive Director of the Metro State Foundation Carrie A. Besnette, Ph.D.
Vice President for Information Technology Carl R. Powell, Ph.D.
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Joan McDermott, Ed.D.
Executive Assistant to the President Mary Lou Lawrence, A.S.
Administrative Assistant to EEO Laura Lempe, M.A.
   

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Linda S. Curran, Ph.D.
Deputy Provost Luis Torres, Ph.D.
Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs—Curriculum and Programs Richard Wagner, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Advising Skip Crownhart, M.Ed.
Interim Director of Internship Center Rhonda Eaker, Ph.D.
Director of The Center for Individualized Learning Elizabeth Parmelee, Ph.D.
Interim Director of Honors Program Leslie Taylor, Ph.D.
Director of Student Learning Assessment Sheila Thompson, Ph.D.
Director of Program Review Richard Wagner, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Extended Campus Programs Carol Svendsen, M.A.
Director of Educational Technology Center Ben Zastrocky, M.S.I.S.
Executive Director of the Office of International Studies Akbarali Thobhani, Ph.D.
Executive Director of the Center for Visual Art Greg Watts, M.F.A.
Director of the Center for Visual Art Jennifer Garner, M.F.A.
Coordinator of Academic Policy Oversight Eriks M. Humeyumptewa, B.A.
   

Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance

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Vice President for Administration and Finance Natalie Lutes, M.P.A.
Controller George Middlemist, M.S.B.A.
Assistant Controller Liza Larsen, B.S.
Coordinator of Institutional Research Ellen Boswell, B.S.
Executive Director of Human Resources Judith Zewe, M.S.
Director of Budgets Stephanie Moran, M.A.
Facilities Planner Sean Nesbitt, B.S.
   

Office of the Vice President for Information Technology

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Vice President for Information Technology Carl R. Powell, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Information Technology Yvonne Flood, M.S.C.I.S
Director of Application Services Rick Beck, B.S.
Director of Information Security Clyde Hoadley, B.S., CISSP
Director of Infrastructure Services Joe Lamers, B.S., B.A.
Director of Desktop and Academic Technology Ken Gurule, B.S.
Director of User Services Camille Fangue, M.A.Ed.
   

Office of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement

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Vice President for Institutional Advancement/Executive Director of the Metro State Foundation Carrie A. Besnette, Ph.D.
Director of the Metro State Foundation Diane McAllister, B.S.B.A.
Associate Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations Cherrelyn Napue, M.N.M.
Associate Vice President of Communications and Advancement Catherine B. Lucas, B.A.
   

Office of the Vice President for Student Services

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Vice President for Student Services Kathleen A. MacKay, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President and Dean of Student Life Emilia Paul, M.A.
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services Judi A. Diaz Bonacquisti, M.B.A.
Director of Financial Aid Cindy Hejl, B.S.
Director of Assessment and Testing Eric Dunker, M.A.
Director of Career Services Bridgette Coble, M.S.
Director of the Access Center Greg Sullivan, M.S.
Director of Immigrant Student Services/ESL Patti Lohman, M.A.
Director of High School Upward Bound Paulette McIntosh, B.A.
Director of GLBBTS Student Services Ed Garton, M.Ed.
Director of the Veterans Upward Bound Program Leroy Chavez, B.A.
Director of Student Intervention Services Betty Vette, B.A.
Director of New Student Orientation Denny Boyd, M.A.
Director of Student Support Services Patricia Trotman, M.A.
Assistant Dean of Student Life vacant
Director of Campus Recreation Tony Price, B.S.
Director of the Counseling Center Gail Bruce-Sanford, Ph.D.
Director of Student Activities Brooke Dilling, M.S.
Director of the Health Center at Auraria Steve Monaco, M.A.
Director of Student Media Diane Harrison-Miller, M.A.
Director of Student Academic Success Derrick Haynes, M.Ed.
Registrar Paula Martinez, M.B.A.
Associate Registrar Kimberly Clark, M.S.
Interim Associate Registrar Paul Myskiw, M.H.
   

Academic Administrators

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School of Business

 
Dean John Cochran, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Ann B. Murphy, Ph.D.
Chair, Accounting Rick Crosser, Ph.D.
Chair, Computer Information Systems Abel Moreno, Ph.D.
Chair, Economics Arthur Fleisher, Ph.D.
Chair, Finance Paul Camp, Ph.D.
Chair, Management Debora Gilliard, Ph.D.
Chair, Marketing Clayton Daughtrey, Ed.D.
   

School of Letters, Arts and Sciences

 
Dean Joan L. Foster Ph.D.
Interim Assistant Dean Arthur Campa, Ph.D.
Chair, African and African American Studies Akbarali Thobhani, Ph.D.
Chair, Art Greg Watts, M.F.A.
Chair, Biology Cynthia Church, Ph.D.
Chair, Chemistry Charles G. Tindall, Ph.D.
Chair, Chicano Studies Ramon del Castillo, Ph.D.
Chair, Communication Arts and Sciences Karen Lollar, Ph.D.
Chair, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Kenneth Engelbrecht, Ph.D.
Chair, English Cindy Carlson, Ph.D.
Chair, History Stephen J. Leonard, Ph.D.
Chair, Mathematical and Computer Sciences Noel LeJeune, Ph.D.
Chair, Modern Languages Sixto Torres, Ph.D.
Chair, Music Michael Kornelsen, D.M.E.
Chair, Philosophy David Sullivan, Ph.D.
Chair, Physics Sidney A. Freudenstein, Ph.D.
Chair, Political Science Robert Hazan, Ph.D.
Chair, Psychology William Henry, Ph.D.
Chair, Social Work Virginia Cruz, Ph.D.
Chair, Sociology, Anthropology, and Behavioral Sciences Rae Shevalier, Ph.D.
Chair, Theatre Marilyn Hetzel, Ph.D.
Director of the Institute for Women’s Studies And Services Maurice Hamington, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Mathematics, Science and Environmental Education Larry S. Johnson, Ph.D.
Director of the Mathematics Peer Study Program Connie Novicoff, M.S.
Director of the English Composition Program Cindy Carlson, Ph.D.
Director of the Family Center Virginia Cruz, Ph.D.
Director of the Family Literacy Program Adriann Wycoff, Ph.D.
Interim Director of the Writing Center Brenda Wright, M.A.
   

School of Professional Studies

 
Dean Sandra Haynes, Ph.D.
Associate Dean Kathy Heyl, M.S.
Chair, Aviation and Aerospace Science Jeff Forrest, M.S.
Chair, Criminal Justice and Criminology LiYing Li, Ph.D.
Chair, Engineering Technology Richard Pozzi, Ph.D.
Chair, Health Professions Nancy Shanks, Ph.D.
Chair, Hospitality, Tourism, and Events John Dienhart, Ph.D.
Chair, Human Performance and Sport Bruce Morgenegg, Ed.D.
Chair, Human Services Nancy Moke, M.A.
Chair, Industrial Design Ken Phillips, Ph.D.
Chair, Nursing Linda Stroup, Ph.D.
Chair, Teacher Education Ellie Baldwin, Ph.D.
Chair, Technical Communications and Media Production Robert Amend, M.A.
Director of the Center for Addiction Studies Anne Hatcher, Ed.D.
Director of the Center for High Risk Youth Studies Lynann Butler-Sanchez, M.A.
Director of the Center-Nonprofit Organization Administration Kelly Felice, M.S.M.
   
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