Academic Leadership and Administration

Senior Administrators

Betty Vandenbosch

PhD, MBA, and BSc, Western University

David Starnes
Chief Academic Officer

PhD, Walden University
MBA and BS, Davenport University

Carolyn Nordstrom
Vice President, Faculty and Academic Resources

PhD, MS, and BS, Northwestern University

Howard Rogoff, CPA
Vice President, Finance

BS, New York Institute of Technology

Academic Leadership

Thomas C. Boyd
Dean and Vice President, School of Business and Information Technology

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MBA, Florida Atlantic University
BS, Oakland University

Martin Pritikin
Dean and Vice President, Concord Law School

JD, Harvard Law School
BA, University of Southern California

Jodene DeKorte
Dean, School of General Education and Open College

PhD, Colorado State University
MA and BA, University of Northern Colorado

Sara Sander
Dean and Vice President, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the School of Education

PhD, Capella University
MA and BA, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

Joyce Schnur, CFPĀ®, ChFC
Dean, School of Professional and Continuing Education

MBA, Duquesne University
BA, Grove City CollegeĀ 

Keith Smith
Dean and Vice President, School of Health Sciences

EdD, Seattle University
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary
MBA, City University
ThB, Multnomah University

Marilyn Wideman
Dean and Vice President, School of Nursing

DNP, Rush University College of Nursing
MSN and BSN, St. Louis University

University Administrators

Matthew Braslow
Director, Assessment and Research

PhD, Ohio State University
MA, Ohio State University
BA, Northwestern University

Marla Cartwright
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

MA and BA, Middle Tennessee State University

Matthew Cote
President, Kaplan University, Augusta Campus

MS, Southern New Hampshire University
BS, University of Southern Maine

Jean Kotsiovos
Executive Director, Curriculum Operations

PhD, Northcentral University
MA, Governors State University
BS, University of Illinois

Jennifer Lasater
Vice President, Employer and Career Services

MAEd, Argosy University
BS, Illinois State University

Michael Lorenz
Registrar, Kaplan University

MA, Indiana University
BA, Knox College

Suzanne Marshall-Caby
President, Kaplan University, St. Louis Campus

EdD, Maryville University
MA and BA, Webster University

W. Christopher Motz
President, Kaplan University, Maryland Campuses

MA, Ball State University
MCM and BA, Huntington College

Carolyn Nordstrom
Vice President, Faculty and Academic Resources, Kaplan University, Indianapolis Campus

PhD, MS, and BS, Northwestern University

David Palmer
Executive Director, Assessment, Analysis, and Reporting

BA, Antioch College

Anne Ryan
President, Kaplan University, Lewiston Campus
EdD, University of New England
MSHE, Kaplan University
BS, University of New Hampshire

Brett Sander
President, Kaplan University, Nebraska Campuses

MBA, Bellevue University
BS, University of South Dakota

Latisha Spence
Academic Dean and Interim Campus President, Kaplan University, Milwaukee Campus

MSHE, Kaplan University
MA and BA, Marquette University

Susan Spivey
President, Kaplan University, Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, and Mason City Campuses

MBA, University of Iowa
BA, William Penn College

Matt Stevons
Director, Library Services

MLS and BA, Indiana University

Lisa Wallace
Executive Director, Curriculum

PhD, Loyola University Chicago
MHR, University of Oklahoma
BS, University of Maryland University College

Kacy Webster
President, Kaplan University, Davenport and Des Moines Campuses

MEd, Rivier College
BS, Franklin Pierce College
AAS, New Hampshire Community College

Kaplan University Board of Trustees

Kay K. Runge (Chair)
Library Consultant

KK Runge Associates

Dr. Paul Bott (Vice Chair)
Educational Consultant
Professor Emeritus

California State University, Long Beach

Ed Eldridge
Engineering Manager

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Lucien Gosselin
Business and Government Consultant
Former President

Lewiston/Auburn Economic Growth Council

Bill Hughes

Open4 Learning

Lt. Gen. Normand Lezy
U.S. Air Force (Retired)

Gregory Marino
Chief Executive Officer

Kaplan Higher and Professional Education

Lisa Gefen Sicilian (Secretary)
Chief Administrative Officer

Kaplan Higher and Professional Education