May 19, 2024  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2022-2023 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
2020 Brad LaCroix, Newcastle 2026

Ex Officio Members

Mark Gordon, Governor of Wyoming
Edward Seidel, President of the University of Wyoming
New President Elected April 2022, President of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming
Brian Schroeder, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Sandra Caldwell, Executive Director, Wyoming Community College Commission

University Officers

Ed Seidel   President
Kevin Carman   Provost and Executive Vice President
Neil Theobald   Senior Vice President for Finance & Administration
Bill Mai   Vice President for Administration
David Jewell   Deputy Vice President for Finance
Robert Aylward   Vice President for Information Technology
Ben Blalock   Vice President for Institutional Advancement and President/CEO, UW Foundation
Vacant   Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Kimberly Chestnut   Vice President for Student Affairs
Tom Burman   Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Tara Evans   Vice President & General Counsel
Emily Monago   Chief Diversity Officer
Bill Mai   Vice President for Government & Community Affairs

Administrative Officers

Mike Samp   Chief, Campus Police
Vacant   Associate Vice President for University Operations
Vacant   Interim 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
Diana Hulme   Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Isadora Helfgott   Vice Provost for Global Engagement
Ryan O’Neil   Dean of Students

Academic Affairs:

Shelley Dodd   Director, Admissions
Jo Chytka   Director, Academic, Career, Exploratory Services
April Heaney   Director, Learning Resource Network
Kwanna King   Registrar, Office of the Registrar
Pilar Flores   Director, Student Educational Opportunity
Debra Hintz   Director, Scholarships and Financial Aid
Amanda Reeder   Director, Transfer Relations

Student Affairs:

Keener Fry   Executive Director, Alumni Relations
Pat Moran   Director, Campus Recreation
Eric Webb   Executive Director of Residence Life, Dining Services, and the Wyoming Union
Mary Beth Bender   Director, Student Health Services
Toi Geil   Director, University Counseling Center
Jeremy Davis   Director, Center for Student Involvement and Leadership

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
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
Scott Miller   Head, Ecosystem Science and Management
Jonathan Fox   Head, Veterinary Sciences
William Laegreid    Director, Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory


Camellia Okpodu    Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Daniel Dale   Associate Dean
Teena Gabrielson   Associate Dean
J. Scott Turpen   Associate Dean
Todd Surovell   Head, Anthropology
Doug Russell   Head, Visual and Literary Art
Naomi Ward   Head, Botany
Debashis Dutta   Head, Chemistry
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
Mark Clementz   Head, Geology and Geophysics
Jeffrey Means   Head, History
Jonathan Prather   Director, Life Sciences Program
Joy Landeira   Head, Modern and Classical Languages
Katrina Zook   Head, Music
Susanna Goodin   Head, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jinke Tang   Head, Physics and Astronomy
Stephanie Anderson   Director, School of Politics, Public Affairs, and International Studies
Sean McCrea   Head, Psychology
Margaret Wilson   Head, Theatre and Dance
R. Scott Seville   Head, Zoology and Physiology


Robert Godby   Interim Dean, College of Business
Ronn Smith   Senior Associate Dean
Steve Farkas   Assistant Dean
Steven Russell   Assistant Dean
Mitchell Oler   Chair, Accounting and Finance
David Aadland   Chair, Economics
Andrew Arnette   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
Andrea Burrows   Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Jenna M. Shim   Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
Margaret Hudson   Principal, UW Lab School
Leslie Rush   Director, Wyoming School/ University Partnership


Cameron Wright   Acting Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Science
David Mukai   Associate Dean
David Bagley   Associate Dean
Jeffrey French   Head, Atmospheric Science
Patrick Johnson   Head, Chemical Engineering
Dennis Coon   Interim Head, Petroleum Engineering
Anthony Denzer   Head, Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management
Ruben Gamboa   Head, Computer Science
John McInroy   Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carl Frick   Head, Mechanical Engineering


David Jones   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 Eleanor
Eleanor Pepi Downey   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
Leigh Selting Associate Dean


Klint Alexander   Dean, College of Law
Sam Kalen   Associate Dean


Brent L Pickett Dean, UW-Casper


Other Academic Officers

Ivan Gaetz   Dean, University Libraries
John Koprowski    Dean, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Steve Smutko   Associate 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, Honors College
Janel Seeley   Director, John P. Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning
Steven Carpenter   Director, Institute for Energy Research and Director, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute
Paul Flesher   Director, American Heritage Center
Marianne Wardle   Director, Art Museum
Jeffrey Hamerlinck   Director, 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