CTU Administration


President’s Office:

Andrew H. Hurst 

University President

BS, University of Virginia


Connie Johnson

Chief Academic Officer and Provost

EdD, Nova Southeastern University

MBA, Nova Southeastern University


Mark K. Seglem

Regional Vice President

MS, Naval Postgraduate School


Jack Lewandowski

Vice President, Student Advising

MBA, American InterContinental University


Erin Kraft

Vice President, Finance

MBA, Northern Illinois University


Keith Armstrong

Vice President, Admissions

BS, Illinois State University

 

Carla Caldwell
Vice President, Admissions

BS, University of Pittsburgh


Elise Baskel

Vice President, University Strategy and Operations

MBA, Northwestern University


Academic Affairs:

Connie Johnson

Chief Academic Officer and Provost

EdD, Nova Southeastern University

MBA, Nova Southeastern University


Douglas Stein

Vice Provost

PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison

MBA, University of Wisconsin–Madison

MAS, Northern Illinois University


Emma Zone

Vice Provost

EdD, Argosy University

MA, DePaul University

MEd, University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign

 

Peggy Simpson

Director, Academic Assessment

EdD, University of Cincinnati

MA, Long Island University

 

Colleen Wilson

University Registrar

MEd, American InterContinental University


Jenna Obee

Director, University Libraries

MLS, Emporia State University

 

Michele Bolden

Director, Learning Solutions
MA, Lewis University

 

Gail Cullen

Director, Faculty Development

MA, University of Phoenix


Academic Affairs – College of Business and Management and Doctoral Studies

 

Tony Lyons

University Dean, College of Business and Management and Doctoral Studies

DM, Lawrence Technological University

MBA, University of Wisconsin–Madison

 

Michael Brizek
Associate Dean, College of Business and Management and Doctoral Studies
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MHRTA, University of South Carolina


Paula Offutt

Program Director (Graduate Business), College of Business and Management

PhD, Capella University

MBA, University of Phoenix


Melissa Burton-Williams

Program Director (Undergraduate Business), College of Business and Management

DM, University of Phoenix

MA, University of Chicago


Elaine Elder

Program Director (Healthcare Management), College of Business and Management

ScD, University of Pittsburgh


Michael Alexander

Program Chair, Doctoral Studies

DM, Colorado Technical University

MBA, Webster University


Chuck Graham

Campus Program Chair, College of Business and Management

PhD, Southwest University

MBA, Southwest University


Stephen Volz

Online Program Chair, College of Business and Management

DBA, University of Phoenix

MBA, University of Alabama–Birmingham


Daphne DePorres

Lead Faculty, Doctoral Studies

EdD, Pepperdine University

MS, Pepperdine University


Bright Justus
Lead Faculty, Doctoral Studies

EdD, Argosy University

MSEd, Chicago State University

 

Richard Livingood

Lead Faculty, Doctoral Studies

PhD, Capella University

MA, Liberty University


Steven Munkeby

Lead Faculty, Doctoral Studies

DM, University of Phoenix

MS, University of Southern California


Trish Elley

Campus Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, Capella University

MA, Jones International University


Paul Prentice

Campus Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, University of Connecticut

MS, University of Connecticut


Amir Al-Nizami

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, University of Colorado

 

Ardith Bowman

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, Fielding Graduate University

MBA, University of Washington – Seattle


Bryan Forsyth

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, Walden University

MAHR, Ottawa University


David Gliddon

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, Penn State University

MS, University of Scranton


John Halstead

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, University of Connecticut

JD, University of Connecticut

MS, Boston College


Maria Kronenburg

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, Old Dominion University

MBA, Old Dominion University

 

R. Lee Viar, IV

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

PhD, Capella University

MBA, Frostburg State University


Uzell Williams

Online Lead Faculty, College of Business and Management

DBA, Argosy University

MAcc, Nova Southeastern University

MBA, Nova Southeastern University


Academic Affairs – College of Computer Science and Technology

 

Yanzhen Qu

University Dean, College of Computer Science and Technology

PhD, Concordia University (Canada)

ME, Chinese Academy of Sciences

BE, Anhui University


Richard Cai

Program Director, College of Computer Science and Technology

PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

MS, University of Illinois at Chicago


Janet Durgin

Online Program Chair, College of Computer Science and Technology

PhD, Capella University

MPM, Keller Graduate School of Management

MISM, Keller Graduate School of Management


Darrell Brantley

Campus Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

MS, Colorado Technical University

MBA, University of Phoenix


Christopher Gorog

Campus Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

MS, Colorado Technical University

 

Anthony Kutscher

Campus Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

DCS, Colorado Technical University

MS, University of California

 

Howard Evans

Online Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

PhD, Capella University

MS, North Carolina A&T State University


Mazen Haj Hussein

Online Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

PhD, University of Ottawa

MCS, University of Ottawa

 

Mazen Al-Khatib

Online Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

PhD, University of Louisiana

MSc, Iowa State University


Brent Wilson

Online Lead Faculty, College of Computer Science and Technology

DCS, Colorado Technical University

MS, Nova Southeastern University

MAT, Western Oregon University



Academic Affairs – College of Engineering

 

Kathy Kasley

Campus Program Chair, College of Engineering

PhD, University of Colorado

MS, University of Colorado

MA, Villanova University

 

Reddy Urimindi

Online Lead Faculty, College of Engineering

PhD, Southern Methodist University

MT, Indian Institute of Technology- Kanpur

 

Academic Affairs – College of General Education and Psychology

 

Tonya Troka

University Dean, College of General Education and Psychology

EdD, Northern Illinois University

MA, Northern Illinois University


Susan Malekpour

University Program Director, College of General Education and Psychology

EdD, National Lewis University

MS, Northern Illinois University

 

Christina Garcia

Online Program Administrator, College of General Education and Psychology

MS, Benedictine University


Jennifer Daines

Campus Program Chair, College of General Education and Psychology

MA, University of Texas at San Antonio


Elke Kleisch

Online Program Chair, College of General Education and Psychology

EdD, National-Louis University

MA, National-Louis University


Amy Sloan

Online Program Chair, College of General Education and Psychology

EdD, Argosy University

MA, University of Tennessee


Kyle Torke

Campus Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

PhD, University of Denver

MA, University of Denver


Kimberly Swertz

Campus Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

MS, California Polytechnic University


Abed Almala

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology
DA, George Mason University

MS, George Mason University

 

Sylvia Nemmers

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

PhD, New Mexico State University

MS, Kansas State University


Jerrod McLeeland

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

DM, Colorado Technical University

MA, Sam Houston State University

 

Rebecca Stout

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

EdD, Argosy University

MA, University of Colorado

 

Angela Lohr

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

MA, University of West Florida

 

Andre Smith

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology
MA, Northern Illinois University

 

Shelli Carter

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

PhD, University of Alabama

 

Elizabeth Melvin

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

MFA, Goddard College

MEd, American Intercontinental University

 

Lindsey Anderson

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

MA, DePaul University

 

Carrie Wandler

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

MA, Boston University

 

Ginger Walker

Online Lead Faculty, College of General Education and Psychology

MS, Texas A&M University


Academic Affairs – College of Nursing

 

Ruth Tarantine

University Dean, College of Nursing

DNP, Chatham University

MSN, University of Pittsburgh


Rose Nieves

Program Director, College of Nursing

PhD, University of South Florida

MSN, University of South Florida


Sharon Wright

Online Program Chair, College of Nursing

DNP, Chatham University

MSN, Duquesne University


Academic Affairs – College of Security Studies


Tina Bynum

Program Director, College of Security Studies

DM, Colorado Technical University

MPA, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs


Amy Clymer

Campus Program Chair, College of Security Studies

MBA, University of Phoenix


David Browne

Online Program Chair, College of Security Studies

JD, Case Western Reserve University


Christopher Zaleski

Campus Lead Faculty, College of Security Studies

JD, Seton Hall University


Rhonda Ntepp

Online Lead Faculty, College of Security Studies

JD, University of Colorado


Constant Craig

Online Lead Faculty, College of Security Studies

MS, Colorado Technical University



Colorado Campus Leadership

 

Mark K. Seglem

Regional Vice President of Colorado Campuses

MS, Naval Postgraduate School


Jeremy Walker

Vice Chancellor of Colorado Campuses

MBA, Colorado Technical University


Amy Kahn

Vice President, Academic Operations

PhD, Fielding Graduate University

MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management

 

Beth Braaten

Campus Vice President, Admissions

MSM, Minnesota State University – Moorhead


John Adams

Vice President, Business Operations and Financial Aid

BS, University of Phoenix


Student Experience

 

Jack Lewandowski

Vice President, Student Advising

MBA, American InterContinental University


Benjamin Dixon

Director, Student Success

MBA, American InterContinental University


Jaimie Krech

Ombudsman

MA, Concordia University – Chicago

 

Finance

Erin Kraft

Vice President, Finance

MBA, Northern Illinois University


Jeff Busam

Vice President, Student Finance

 

Human Resources

 

Matthew Friedman

Manager, Organization Development

MBA, Colorado Technical University


Elaine Elder

University Program Director, Healthcare Management

Elaine Elder

University Program Director, Healthcare Management