Board of Regents of Higher Education

Governor, Steve Bullock, ex officio member
Superintendent of Public Instruction, Elsie Arntzen, ex officio member
Commissioner of Higher Education, Clayton Christian, ex officio member
Fran M. Albrecht, Chair
Chase Greenfield, Student Regent
Casey Lozar
Robert A. Nystuen, Vice Chair
Martha Sheehy
Paul Tuss

Central Administration

President’s Office

Waded Cruzado, Ph.D., President of Montana State University

Academic Affairs

Robert L. Mokwa, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
David Singel, Ph. D., Associate Provost
Tamela Eitle, Ph. D., Interim Associate Provost
I. Miley Gonzalez, Interim Associate Provost of International Programs

Student Success

Chris Kearns, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Success
Matthew Caires, Ed.D., Dean of Students
Ronda Russell, M.Ed, Director of Admissions
Tony Campeau, M.S., Registrar
Carina Beck, Ed.D, Director of the Office of Student Success Programs
James Broscheit, Director of Financial Aid
Joe Schumacher, B.A., Director of Disability, Re-entry & Veterans' Services
Jim Mitchell, M.B.A., Director of Student Health Service
Elizabeth Asserson, Ph.D., Director of Counseling & Psychological Services

Research and Creative Activities

Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D., Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Leslie Schmidt, B.S., Assistant Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer

Administration and Finance

Terry Leist, M.B.A., C.P.A., Vice President for Administration and Finance
Daniel Stevenson, B.S., Associate Vice President for University Services
Laura Humberger, B.S., C.P.A., Assistant Vice President for Financial Services



Charles Boyer, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Agriculture
Tracy Dougher, Ph.D., Associate Dean 

Arts and Architecture

Royce W. Smith, Ph.D., Dean

Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Kregg Aytes, Ph.D., Dean
Myleen Leary, Ph.D., Interim Associate Dean 
Brenda Truman, M.P.A., Director of Student Services

Education, Health, and Human Development

Alison Harmon, Ph.D., RN, LN, Dean
Katye Kaminski, M.A., Assistant Dean

Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering

Brett Gunnink, Ph.D., Dean
Anne K. Camper, Ph.D., Associate Dean 
Christine M. Forman, Ph.D., Associate Dean


Ilse-Mari Lee, D.M.A., Dean

Letters and Science

Nicol Rae, Ph.D., Dean
David Cherry, Ph.D., Associate Dean
Bridget Kevane, Ph.D., Associate Dean 


Sarah Shannon, Ph. D., RN, FAAN, Dean
Susan Wallace Raph, DNP, MN, Interim Associate Dean

Graduate School

Administrative Offices

Academic Technology and Outreach

Kimberly Obbink, Ed.D., Executive Director


Ronda Russell, M.Ed., Director

Alumni Relations

Kerry Hanson, Vice President of Alumni Relations


Leon Costello, M.S., Director

Career Services

Carina Beck, Ed.D., Director

University Communications

Tracy Ellig, B.A., Executive Director

Counseling and Psychological Services

Elizabeth Asserson, Ph.D., Director

Facilities Services

Chris Catlett, MS, CRM, Interim Director, Facilities Services

MSU Foundation

Chris Murray, MBA, President, and CEO

Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator

Emily S Stark, J.D Interim Director

University Studies

Diane Donnelly, M.Ed., Director

Human Resources

Cathy Hasenpflug, B.S., Chief Human Resources Officer

University Information Technology

Jerry Sheehan, M.S., Chief Information Officer

International Programs

I. Miley Gonzalez, Interim Associate Provost 

Legal Counsel

Kellie Peterson, J.D.


Kenning Arlitsch, Dean
Brian Rossmann, M.L.S., Associate Dean

Mail Services

Jennie Miller, Manager

Museum of the Rockies

Sheldon McKamey, B.S., Dean and Director

Native American Studies

Walter Fleming, Ph.D., Director

Office of Planning & Analysis

Chris Fastnow, Ph.D., Director


Tony Campeau, M.S., Registrar

Residence Life and Food Services

Thomas Stump, C.P.A., Director of Auxiliary Services
Jeff Bondy, M.P.A., Director of Residence Life 
Richard Huffman, Director of Culinary Services 

Safety and Risk Management

Ryan Brickman, M.S., CRM, Interim Director

Strand Union

Frank Damberger, B.S., Director

Student Accounts

Bonnie Holden, B.S., Director

Student Health Service

James Mitchell, M.B.A., Director
Ita Killeen, M.D., Associate Director

University Police

Frank Parrish Jr., Police Chief

WWAMI/Division of Health Sciences

Martin Teintze, Ph.D., Director

Women’s Center

Betsy Danforth, B.A., Director