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Drake Leaders

 

Board of Trustees

  • Chair
    David Golder
    Managing Partner
    Golder Investment Management

Administrative Leaders

  • President
    Earl F. "Marty" Martin
    515-271-2191
  • Chief of Staff and Secretary of the University
    Shannon Cofield
    515-271-2949
  • Provost
    Sue Mattison
    515-271-3751
  • Deputy Provost
    Keith Summerville
    515-271-3751
  • Chief Administrative Officer
    Venessa Macro
    515-271-3962
  • Chief Financial Officer
    Teresa Krejci
    515-271-3112
  • Vice President of University Communications
    Debra Lukehart
    515-271-2017
  • Vice President for Alumni and Development
    John P. Smith
    515-271-2969
  • Dean of Admissions
    Anne Kramer
    515-271-3182
  • Director of Athletics
    Sandy Hatfield Clubb
    515-271-2889

Deans

  • College of Arts and Sciences
    Joe Lenz
    515-271-3939
  • College of Business and Public Administration
    Terri Vaughan
    515-271-2872
  • Cowles Library
    Rodney N. Henshaw
    515-271-1936
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
    Renae Chesnut
    515-271-3018
  • School of Education
    Janet McMahill
    515-271-3829
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
    Kathleen Richardson
    515-271-2295
  • Students
    R. Sentwali Bakari
    515-271-2835
  • Law School
    Jerry Anderson
    515-271-3985

Academic Department & Division Chairs

  • Accounting, Business Law, Information Systems
    Lou Ann Simpson
    515-271-2007
  • Actuarial Science & Statistics, Insurance, Finance, Economics
    William Boal
    515-271-3129
  • Art and Design
    Robert Craig
    515-271-3185
  • Assessment and Academic Affairs, CPHS
    Chuck Phillips
    515-271-4980
  • Biology, Environmental Science and Policy
    Jerry Honts
    515-271-2768
  • Chemistry
    Maria Bohorquez
    515-271-2595
  • English
    Jody Swilky
    515-271-2853
  • Extension Education
    Chuck Sengstock
    515-271-2184
  • History
    Glenn McKnight
    515-271-2764
  • Institute for Character Development
    J. Scott Raecker
    515-271-1911
  • Law, Politics, and Society
    Renee Cramer
    515-271-2870
  • Leadership, Counseling, Adult Development
    Wade Leuwerke
    515-271-3943
  • Mathematics/Computer Science
    Larry Naylor
    515-271-2855
  • Military Science
    Kendra Fewell
    515-271-3952
  • Music
    Clarence Padilla
    515-271-3101
  • Occupational Therapy
    Ann Burkhardt
    515-271-2900
  • Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, Administrative Sciences
    Ron Torry
    515-271-2750
  • Pharmaceutical Clinical Sciences
    Tim Welty
    515-271-2762
  • Pharmacy Experiential Programs
    Cheryl L Clarke
    515-271-3899
  • Pharmacy Student Programs
    Jill Batten
    515-271-1803
  • Philosophy/Religion
    Jennifer Harvey
    515-271-2885
  • Physics/Astronomy
    Charles Nelson
    515-271-3034
  • Political Science
    Dennis Goldford
    515-271-3197
  • Pre-Professional Director, CPHS
    Cassity Gutierrez
  • Management, International Business, Marketing, Public Administration
    Brad Meyer
    515-271-2490
  • Psychology
    Maria Clapham
    515-271-4129
  • Study of Culture and Society
    William Lewis
    515-271-1883
  • Teaching and Learning
    Catherine Wilson Gillespie
    515-271-4602
  • Theatre Arts
    John Pomeroy
    515-271-3874
  • World Languages and Cultures
    Marc Cadd
    515-271-3923
  • School of Accounting
    Stephen Gara
    515-271-2156
  • School of Actuarial Science and Risk Management
    Lisa Gardner
    515-271-4029

Directors of Inter-Disciplinary Programs

  • Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology
    Charisse Buising
    515-271-2756
  • The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship
    David Skidmore
    515-271-3843
  • Chinese Cultural Exchange Program
    Kirk Martin
    515-271-3035
  • Drake Curriculum and First Year Seminars
    Arthur Sanders
    515-271-3172
  • Environmental Science & Policy
    Thomas Rosburg
    515-271-2920
  • Undergraduate Science Collaboration Institute
    Maria Valdovinos
    515-271-2847
  • Honors
    Jennifer McCrickerd
    515-271-2250
  • Law, Politics & Society
    Renee Cramer
    515-271-2870
  • Study Abroad Programs
    Breanne Ellis
    515-271-3073
  • Women's Studies
    Nancy Reincke
    515-271-3563