Jul 15, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


The Trustees of the University of Wyoming


John McKinley   Chairman
Kermit Brown   Vice Chairman
Laura Schmid-Pizzato   Secretary
Michelle Sullivan   Treasurer


2011/2017 Jeffrey S. Marsh, Torrington 2023
2015/2021 John McKinley, Cheyenne 2027
2015/2021 Michelle Sullivan, Sheridan 2027
2017 Kermit Brown, Laramie 2023
2021 Elizabeth Greenwood, Pinedale 2027
2019 Brad Bonner, Cody 2025
2017 David Fall, Gillette 2023
2018 Laura Schmid-Pizzatto, Rock Springs 2023
2017/2019 Macey Moore, Douglas 2025
2021 Carol Linton, Jackson 2028
2013/2019 Dave True, Casper 2023
2019 Brad LaCroix, Newcastle 2026

Ex Officio Members

Mark Gordon, Governor of Wyoming
Edward Seidel, President of the University of Wyoming

Allison Brown, President of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming
Megan degenfelder, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Sandra Caldwell, Executive Director, Wyoming Community College Commission

University Officers

Ed Seidel   President
Kevin Carman   Exec Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost/Professor
Neil Theobald   Executive Professor
Bill Mai   Vice President, Campus Operations
Alexander Kean   Vice President, Budget and Finance
Robert Aylward   Vice President for Information Technology
Vacant   Vice President for Institutional Advancement and President/CEO, UW Foundation
Vacant   Vice President/Professor, Research and Economic Development
Kimberly Steich   Vice President for Student Affairs
Tom Burman   Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Tara Evans   Vice President & General Counsel
Zebadiah Hall   Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Administrative Officers

Mike Samp   Chief, Campus Police
Robert Link   Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Steven Barrett   Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education, Academic Affairs
Tami Benham-Deal   Senior Vice Provost for Academic Personnel, Academic Affairs
Jim Ahern   Vice Provost of Graduate Education, Academic Affairs
Kyle Moore   Vice Provost of Enrollment Management, Academic Affairs
John Stark   Foundation Senior Vice President for Development
Isadora Helfgott   Vice Provost/Assoc Professor for Global Engagement
Ryan O’Neil   AVP and Dean of Students

Academic Affairs:

Shelley Dodd   Director, Admissions
Richard Miller   Director, Academic, Career, Exploratory Services
April Heaney   Director, LeaRN Programs
Kwanna King   University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
Pilar Flores   Director, Student Educational Opportunity
Anna Terfehr   Director, Scholarships and Financial Aid
Wendi Vanlandingham   Director, Transfer Relations

Student Affairs:

Jack Tennant   Executive Director, Alumni Relations
Pat Moran   Director, Campus Recreation
Eric Webb   Acting Assoc VP of Business Enterprises
Toi Geil   Director, University Counseling Center
Sam Kalen   Associate Dean/Professor, College of Law

Academic Officers

Barbara Rasco   Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Warrie Means   Associate Dean and Director, Academic and Student Programs
Kelly Crane   Associate Dean and Director, UW Extension
Eric Webster   Associate Dean, Agricultural Experiment Station
Benjamin Rashford   Head, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Bledar Bisha   Interim Head, Animal Science
Christine Wade   Head, Family and Consumer Sciences
Gerard Andrews   Director, Microbiology Program
Andrew Kniss   Head, Plant Sciences
Tim Collier   Head, Ecosystem Science and Management
Jonathan Fox   Head, Veterinary Sciences
Kerry Sondgeroth    Director, Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory
Jonathan Prather   Head, Life Sciences
S. Scott Seville  

Head, Zoology and Physiology

Brent Ewers   Head, Botany


J. Scott Turpen   Interim​ Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Daniel Dale   Associate Dean
Teena Gabrielson   Associate Dean
Karen Bartsch-Estes   Associate Dean
Melissa Murphy   Head, Anthropology
Doug Russell   Head, Visual and Literary Art
Cynthia Price Schultz   Head, Communication and Journalism
Andrew Fitch   Director, Creative Writing Program
Eric Wodahl   Head, Criminal Justice and Sociology
Jacquelyn Bridgeman   Director, School of Culture, Gender, and Social Justice
Kelly Kinney   Head, English
Jeffrey Means   Head, History
Joy Landeira   Head, Modern and Classical Languages
Katrina Zook   Head, Music
Robert Colter   Head, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Stephanie Anderson   Director, School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies
Sean McCrea   Head, Psychology
Margaret Wilson   Head, Theatre and Dance


Scott Beaulier    Dean, College of Business
Ronn Smith   Senior Associate Dean
Ben Cook   Senior Assistant Dean
Mitchell Oler   Chair, Accounting and Finance
Alexandre Skiba   Chair, Economics
Mark Peterson   Chair, Management and Marketing
Nicole Choi   Director, MS Finance Program
Todd Cherry   Director, Economics Graduate Programs
Ben Cook   Director, MBA Program
Linda Price   Director, Marketing Ph.D. Program
Eric Johnson   Director, MS Accounting Program


Scott Thomas  

John P. “Jack” Ellbogen Dean, College of Education

Alan Buss   Director, School of Teacher Education
Peter Moran   Director, School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design
Christi Thompson   Assistant Dean for Student Success
Jenna M. Shim   Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
Mark Perkins   Assistant Dean for Assessment, Data, and Accreditation
Colby Gull   Director, Wyoming School/ University Partnership
David Rizor   Principal, UW Lab School


Cameron Wright   Dean, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
David Bagley   Associate Dean
Daniel Dale   Associate Dean
David Mukai   Head, Atmospheric Science
Jeffrey French   Head, Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Patrick Johnson   Head, Chemistry
Debashis Dutta   Head, Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management
Anthony Denzer   Head, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Bryan Shader   Head, Energy and Petroleum Engineering
Vamegh Rasouli   Head Geology and Geophysics
Mark Clementz   Head, Mathematics and Statistics
Erica Belmont   Head, Mechanical Engineerings
Jinke Tang   Head, Physics and Astronomy


Jacob Warren   Dean, College of Health Sciences
Tristan Wallhead   Associate Dean
Michelle L. Hilaire   Associate Dean
Sherrill J. Smith   Dean, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
Kem Krueger   Dean, School of Pharmacy
Mark Guiberson   Director, Division of Communication Disorders
Derek Smith   Director, Division of Kinesiology and Health 
Valerie Thompson-Ebanks   Interim Director, Division of Social Work
Brant Schumaker   Director, WWAMI Medical Education
Brian Veauthier   Director, UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Casper
Evan Norby   Director, UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Cheyenne
Sandy Root-Elledge   Executive Director, Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)
Craig Vaske   Manager, Health Sciences Advising


Peter Parolin Dean, Honors College
Breezy Taggart Associate Dean


Klint Alexander   Dean, College of Law
Sam Kalen   Associate Dean


Brent L Pickett Dean/Professor, UW-Casper


Other Academic Officers

Ivan Gaetz   Dean, University Libraries
John Koprowski    Professor/Dean/Wyo Excellence Chair, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Steve Smutko   Prfessor/Spicer/Wyo Excellence Chair/Assoc Dean
Holly Krutka   Executive Director, School of Energy Resources
Sam Shearer, Lt. Col   Head, U.S. Air Force ROTC
Thomas Haas, Lt. Col   Head, U.S. Army ROTC
Peter Parolin   Dean/Assoc Professor, Honors College
Janel Seeley   Director, John P. Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning
Paul Flesher   Director/Professor, American Heritage Center
Jeffrey Hamerlinck   Director, Research Scientist, Sr, Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center

For a complete list of all faculty and staff and their contact information, please see the UW Campus Directory or the UW Web site at www.uwyo.edu.