BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Laura A. Crandall; Chair
Jennifer Kopp Dameron; Vice Chair
K. Brooks Miller, Jr.; Secretary
Cheryl J. Cozette
David Lee Bonner; Out-of-State Member
Mike McClaskey; Out-of-State Member
Tiffany Middlemas; Student Representative
Susan L. Thomas
President; Professor of Psychology
BA, Allegheny College; BA, MA, MBA, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Janet L. Gooch
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; Professor of Communications Disorders
BA, University of Kansas; MA, Kent State University; PhD, Case Western Reserve University.
Vice President for University Advancement
BA, MBA, Mississippi State University; PhD, Louisiana State University.
Regina M. Morin
Vice President for Enrollment Management
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University.
David R. Rector
Vice President for Administration, Finance and Planning
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; MBA, University of Oklahoma.
Vice President for Student Affairs
BS, Morningside College; MS, Western Illinois University.
Elizabeth M. Clark
Dean of the School of Social and Cultural Studies; Professor of Communication
BS, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Debra K. Kerby
Dean of the School of Business; Professor of Accounting
BSE, MA, Northeast Missouri State University; MS, Northern Illinois University; PhD, University of Nebraska.
James F. O’Donnell
Dean of the School of Arts and Letters; Professor of Music
DA, Ball State University; AD, World Federation of International Music Competitions; MM, Ball State University; BA, Saint Mary’s College of Maryland.
Dean of the School of Health Sciences and Education; Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences
BA, Lakeland College; MS, PhD, Auburn University.
Timothy D. Walston
Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics and Associate Professor of Biology
BA, Taylor University; MS, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Associate Provost and Professor of Communication
BA, MA, Wayne State University; PhD, University of Kansas.
Amanda M. Langendoerfer
Associate Dean of Libraries for Special Collections and Museums
BA, William Woods University; MA(LS), University of Missouri-Columbia.
Associate Dean of Libraries for Research and Instruction
BA, Bowling Green State University; MLS, Indiana University.
Stephen M. Wynn
Associate Dean of Libraries for Technical Services and Systems
BA, Bartlesville Wesleyan College; MLS, University of Oklahoma.
Executive Director of Human Resources/EEO and Affirmative Action Officer
BS, Northeast Missouri State University; JD, St. Louis University.
Chief Information Officer
BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Michael A. Garzanelli
BS, Southern Illinois University; MA, Aurora University.
Heidi Crist Templeton
Director of Public Relations
BA, University of Missouri, Columbia.
AA, Hannibal-LaGrange College; BA, JD, University of Missouri.
Director of Athletics
BS, Drake University; MA, Kent State University.