Mar 29, 2023  
2023-2024 General Catalog (UNDER REVISION) 
2023-2024 General Catalog (UNDER REVISION)


Utah State Board of Regents

Harris H. Simmons (Chair)
Nina R. Barnes (Vice Chair)
Jesselie Barlow Anderson
Mike Angus
Jera L. Bailey
Stacey K. Bettridge
Wilford Clyde
Lisa Michele Church
Tanner Marcum (non-voting, Student Regent)
Sanchaita Datta
Alan E. Hall
Patricia Jones
Crystal Maggelet
Arthur E. Newell
Shawn Newell
Aaron V. Osmond
Valirie Serawop
Scott L. Theurer
Dave R. Woolstenhulme, Commissioner of Higher Education

USU Board of Trustees

Terms expire in the years listed.

Kent K. Alder (Chair) 2025
John Y. Ferry (Vice Chair) 2025
Gina Gagon 2023
David H. Huntsman 2023
Kacie Malouf 2025
Wayne L. Niederhauser 2023
Steven L. Palmer 2023
David A. Petersen 2021
Jacey Skinner 2023
Lucas Stevens 2022
Tessa White 2025
Janalyn Brown (Secretary)  

University Administrative Officers

President Noelle E. Cockett
General Counsel Mica McKinney
Executive Vice President and Provost Francis D. Galey
Vice Provost Paul J. Barr
Vice Provost Janet Anderson
Vice Provost Janis Boettinger
Vice Provost, Office of Global Engagement Janis Boettinger
Vice President for Academic and Instructional Services Robert W. Wagner
Vice President for Business and Finance David T. Cowley
Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Dwight E. Davis
Associate Vice President for Facilities Charles Darnell
Controller Dan Christensen
Vice President for University Advancement Matthew T. White
Vice President for Research Lisa M. Berreau
Associate Vice President and Associate Dean Office of Research Blake Tullis
Interim Vice Provost, School of Graduate Studies Richard Cutler
Associate Vice President, Office of Research Alexa Sand
Vice President for Student Affairs James D. Morales
Associate Vice President Eric R. Olsen
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services and Retention John D. Mortensen
Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Diversity Marvin Roberts
Vice President for Extension and Agriculture Kenneth L. White
Associate Vice President for Extension Brian Higginbotham
Information Technology Services, Chief Information Officer, and Associate Vice President Eric S. Hawley
Executive Director of Public Relations and Marketing Bill Plate
Vice President and Director of Athletics John H. Hartwell
Vice President for Federal and State Relations Neil Abercrombie

Deans of Academic Units

Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Dean Kenneth L. White
Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Student Services Brian K. Warnick
Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Student Services Abby D. Benninghoff
Associate Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine Dirk K. Vanderwall

Arts, Caine College of the

Dean Rachel Nardo
Associate Dean, Research - Creative Endeavors Matt Omasta
Associate Dean, Garduate Studies - Student Development Richard L. Walker, Jr.

Business, Jon M. Huntsman School of

Dean Douglas D. Anderson
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs Chad A. Simon
Assistant Dean, Business and Finance Frank N. Caliendo
Associate Dean, Student and External Affairs Dave S. Patel

Education and Human Services, Emma Eccles Jones College of

Dean Alan L. Smith
Associate Dean, Accreditation and Undergraduate Affairs Sylvia Read
Associate Dean, Clinical Programs Gretchen Peacock
Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies Shelley K. Lindauer
Associate Dean, Research Shawn Whiteman
Associate Dean, Teacher Education Programs Sylvia Read


Dean Jagath J. Kaluarachchi
Associate Dean, Academics and Student Services Thomas H. Fronk
Associate Dean, Research Rose Hu

Graduate Studies

Interim Vice Provost Richard Cutler

Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean Joseph P. Ward
Associate Dean, Special Projects Rebecca Walton
Associate Dean, Research Eric N. Reither
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education Matthew L. Sanders
Associate Dean, Graduate Programs Christopher Gonzalez


Dean, Interim Jennifer Duncan
Associate Dean for Instruction, Collections, and Patron Services Jeanne Davidson
Associate Dean for Technical Services  
Associate Dean for Special Collections, Digital and Cataloging Todd J. Welch

Natural Resources

Dean Chris Luecke
Associate Dean, Academics, Accreditation and Student Services Karen H. Beard


Dean, Interim Michelle A. Baker
  Associate Dean, Graduate Studies Sean J. Johnson
  Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Adele Cutler
  Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Services Gregory J. Podgorski

Heads of Academic Departments and Programs

Accountancy, School of Christopher J. Skousen
Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences Dirk K. Vanderwall
Applied Economics (Interim) Ryan C. Bosworth
Applied Sciences, Technology and Education Rebecca G. Lawver
Art and Design Kathy Puzey
Aviation and Technical Education Bruce E. Miller
Biological Engineering (Interim) D. Keith Roper
Biology Diane G. Alston
Chemistry and Biochemistry Lance C. Seefeldt
Civil and Environmental Engineering Marv Halling
Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education (Interim) Karen F. Munoz
Computer Science (Interim) Xiaojun Qi
Data Analytics and Information Systems Christopher D. Corcoran
Economics and Finance Benjamin M. Blau
Electrical and Computer Engineering Jacob H. Gunther
Engineering Education Ning Fang
English Phebe Jensen
Environment and Society Claudia Radel
Geosciences Joel L. Pedersen
History Ravi Gupta
Honors Program Kristine Miller
Human Development and Family Studies Scot M. Allgood
Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences Andrew E. Walker
Intensive English Language Institute Jim Rogers
Journalism and Communication Susan A. Polster
Kinesiology and Health Science Eadric Bressel
Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Keith M. Christensen
Management Vijay R. Kannan
Mathematics and Statistics (Interim) John R. Stevens
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Zhongquan Zheng
Music Cindy J. Dewey
Nursing Carma K. Miller
Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences Heidi J. Wengreen
Physics Jan J. Sojka
Plants, Soils, and Climate Paul G. Johnson
Political Science Anthony A. Peacock
Psychology Scott C. Bates
Social Work Jessica L. Lucero
Sociology and Anthropology Judson B. Finley
Special Education and Rehabilitation Thomas S. Higbee
Teacher Education and Leadership (Interim) Cindy L. Jones
Theatre Arts Paul T. Mitri
Watershed Sciences Patrick W. Belmont
Wildland Resources Karen E. Mock
World Languages and Cultures David Richter