Sep 18, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration


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

 

Board of Trustees

Date of First Appointment

Present
Term Expires 

Elaine Gantz Berman
2015
2019
Christopher Harder, Ph.D., Faculty Trustee
2018
2019
Terrance Carroll, J.D.
2011
2018
Wendy Dominguez
2016
2019
Judith George, Alumni Representative
2014
2018
Barbara Barnes Grogan, Vice Chair
2015
2018
Lacey Hyde, Student Trustee
2017
2018
Walter Isenberg
2012
2019
Michelle M. Lucero, J.D.
2007
2018
James Mulligan J.D.
2017
2020
John Pogge, J.D., Chair
2012
2019
William Jeffrey Shoemaker
2016
2019

 

 

Office of the President

President
Janine Davidson, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President for Administration, Finance and Facilities/CFO George Middlemist, Ph.D., C.P.A.
Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Vicki L. Golich, Ph.D.
Vice President of Strategy/Chief of Staff Catherine B. Lucas, B.A., APR
Vice President of Student Affairs Will Simpkins, Ed.D.
Vice President of University Advancement and Executive Director of the MSU Denver Foundation Christine Márquez-Hudson
General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees
David Fine, Esq.
Deputy General Counsel Nicholas Stancil, Esq.
Interim Associate to the President for Diversity
Shawn Worthy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator
Raúl M. Sánchez, J.D.
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Anthony Grant, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the President for HSI Angel Marquez, Ph.D.

Strategy, Marketing and Communications

Associate Vice President of Strategic Communications
Dan Vaccaro
Associate to the Vice President for Special Initiatives Yvonne Flood
Director of Client Services
Jacque Williams
Director of Communications
John Arnold
Director of Digital Strategy
Miguel Garza Wicker
Director of Government Affairs
Tyler Mounsey
Director of Media Relations
Tim Carroll

 

Academic Affairs Division

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs

Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs
Vicki L. Golich, Ph.D.

Curriculum and Academic Effectiveness

Associate Vice President for Curriculum and Academic Effectiveness
Chad Harris, Ph.D.
Director of Academic Effectiveness Kim Barron, M.A.
Director of the Access Center
Greg Sullivan, M.S.
Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Design
Jeffrey T. Loats, Ph.D.
Co-Director of Program Review
David Bechtold, Ph.D.
Co-Director of Program Review
Andrew Holt, Ph.D.

Graduate Studies

Director of Graduate Studies
Shannon Campbell, Ph.D.

Innovative and Lifelong Learning

Associate Vice President for Innovative & Lifelong Learning
Vacant
Director of Online Programs Matt Griswold, Ed.D.

Sponsored Research and Programs

Director of the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs
Vacant

Undergraduate Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Elizabeth Parmelee, Ph.D.
Director of Advising Systems
Stephanie Allen, M.A.
Director of the Center for Individualized Learning
Kim VanHoosier-Carey, Ph.D.
Director of the Honors Program
Megan Hughes, Ph.D.
Executive Director of the Office of International Studies
Akbarali Thobhani, Ph.D.
Director of the Writing Center
Elizabeth Kleinfeld, Ph.D.

 

Administration, Finance and Facilities Division

Office of the Vice President for Administration, Finance and Facilities

Interim Vice President for Administration, Finance and Facilities
George Middlemist, Ph.D., C.P.A.
Associate Vice President for Administration and Finance
George Middlemist, Ph.D., C.P.A.
Chief of Staff to the Vice President for Administration, Finance and Facilities
Leone Schulz, B.S.
CIO/Associate Vice President Information Technology Services Kevin Taylor, MBA
Director of Accounting Services
Liza Larsen, M.B.A, C.P.A.
Director of Budget
Jinous Lari, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Bursar
Christina Nguyen
Executive Director, Office of University Effectiveness and Director of Center for Advanced Visualization and Experiential Analysis
Sarah Harman, M.F.A.
Director of Facilities Planning and Space Management
Tina Wells, B.S.
Director of Human Resources
Vacant
Director of Institutional Research
Ellen Boswell, B.S.
Director of ITS Client Services Nick Pistentis, M.S.
Director of ITS Infrastructure Services and Chief Information Security Officer Michael Hart, B.S.

 

Student Affairs Division

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Vice President for Student Affairs Will Simpkins, Ed.D.
Director of Operations and Planning for Student Affairs Emily Willan, B.S.

Career Engagement

Executive Director of Classroom to Career Initiatives Adrienne Martinez, M.S.W.
Director of the Applied Learning Center Rhonda Eaker, Ph.D.
Director of Career Services Bridgette Coble, Ph.D.

Enrollment Management

Interim Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Thad Spaulding, B.A.
Executive Director of Admissions and Outreach Vaughn Toland, M.A.
Director of Admissions Internal Operations Marylnn Rocha-Vasquez, B.A.
Director of Enrollment Management Systems and Operations Michael Nguyen, B.S.
Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships Thad Spaulding, B.A.
Director of Financial Aid Operations and Systems Tyler Resch, B.A.
Director of Orientation, Transition, Retention Megan Scherzberg, Ph.D.
Director of Recruitment Morgan Raleigh, M.Ed.
Interim Registrar Connie Sanders
Executive Director of Roadways Lunden MacDonald, Ph.D.
Director of Student Support and Retention Vacant
Director of MSU Denver Testing Services Russell Reynolds
Director of the Center for Urban Education and TRIO High School Upward Bound Carla Mirabelli, M.P.A.

Student Engagement and Wellness

Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Wellness/Dean of Students Braelin Pantel, M.A.
Associate Dean for the Center of Student Equity and Achievement
Brandi Scott, M.S.
Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Wellness/Dean of Students
Dave Haden, M.S.
Director for Behavioral Intervention and Student Conduct
Kelli Frank, M.S.
Director of Campus Recreation
Diane Yee, M.S.
Interim Director, College Assistance Migrant Program
Raquel Jimenez, M.S.W.
Director of the Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion
Cynthia Baron, M.S.W.
Executive Director of the Counseling Center Gail Bruce-Sanford, Ph.D.
Director of the Health Center at Auraria Steve Monaco, M.S.
Director of Immigrant Support Services
Gregor Mieder, M.A.
Director of the LGBTQ Student Resource Center
Steve Willich, B.S.
Director of Met Media Steve Haigh, B.A.
Director of Student Activities Vacant
Director of TRIO Student Support Services
Allyson Garcia, M.A.
Director of the Veteran and Military Student Services
Vacant
Director for Veteran and Military Benefits Ted Jimenez, B.S.

 

University Advancement Division

Office of the Vice President for University Advancement

Vice President of University Advancement and Executive Director of the MSU Denver Foundation
Christine Márquez-Hudson
Chief Financial and Operating Officer/Chief Strategic Business Analyst
Steve DeVisser
Assistant Vice President of Strategic Engagement
Jamie Hurst
Associate Vice President for University Advancement/Campaign Director
Brett Befus
Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Megan Conklin
Director of Alumni Relations
Brandi Rideout
Director of Annual Giving Breanne Milnes
Senior Director of Development Gwen Thompson
Director of Donor Relations and Advancement Special Events
Traci McBee Rowe
Director of Major Gifts Steve Galpern
Director of Prospect Management and Analytics Rachael Wilfahrt

 

Academic Administrators

Graduate Program Directors/Coordinators

Master of Business Administration Chittibabu Govindarajulu, Ph.D.
Master of Health Administration Amy Dore, Ph.D.
Master of Professional Accountancy Gregory Clifton, Ph.D.
Master of Science in Cybersecurity LiYing Li, Ph.D.
Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics Ann Diker, Ph.D.
Master of Socal Work Joanne Bailey, Ph.D.
Master of Teacher Education Ingrid Carter, PhD.

College of Business

Dean
Ann B. Murphy, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Chittibabu Govindarajulu, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Bill D. Herman, Ph.D.
Chair, Accounting
Gregory Clifton, Ph.D.

College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Interim Dean
Arlene Sgoutas, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Marina Pereira, M.S.W
Associate Dean
Linda Lang-Peralta, Ph.D

College of Professional Studies

Dean
Jennifer Capps, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Rebecca Trammell, Ph.D.
Chair, Criminal Justice and Criminology Henry Jackson, Jr., Ph.D.
Chair, Nutrition Kathy Heyl, M.S.
Chair, Social Work
Jessica Retrum, Ph.D.

School of Education

Dean
Elizabeth Hinde, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Robert Nava, Ph.D.
Chair, Elementary Education and Literacy
Deborah Horan, Ph.D.
Chair, Secondary, K-12, and Educational Technology
Hsin-Te Yeh, Ph.D.
Chair, Special Education, Early Childhood and Culturally/Linguistically Diverse Education
Rebecca Canges, Ed.D.