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Chapman's administration and board of trustees embody the spirit and goals of the university through their leadership in fields that span Chapman's wide-ranging curriculum. Whether in the classroom or out in the community, their innovation and excellence provides inspiration for Chapman's upcoming generation of scholars and leaders.

President Daniele Struppa President Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D.


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Norma Bouchard, Ph.D. Norma Bouchard, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Harold W Hewitt Jr. Harold W Hewitt Jr.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Matt Parlow Matt Parlow

Executive Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

Garrett Ashley Garrett Ashley

Interim VP of Strategic Marketing and Communications

Janna Bersi, Ed.D. Janna Bersi, Ed.D.

Vice President of Investments and Administration

Reg Chhen Stewart, Ph.D. Reg Chhen Stewart, Ph.D.

Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Collette Creppell Collette Creppell

Vice President of Campus Planning and Design

Martina Nieswandt, Ph.D. Martina Nieswandt, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research

Helen Norris Helen Norris

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Mike Pelly Mike Pelly

Vice President and Dean of Enrollment

Jerry Price, Ph.D. Jerry Price, Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Amy Rogan-Mehta Amy Rogan-Mehta, Esq.

Vice President of University Advancement

Brenda Rushforth Brenda Rushforth

Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Joseph M. Slowensky Joseph M. Slowensky

Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness and Faculty Advancement


Chapman University Strategic Plan

Learn about Chapman's five-year plan, Our Path to Greatness, centered on five priorities that focus on:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Expanding Graduate Health Science Programs
  • Organizational Excellence 
  • Campus Projects Enhancing Community-Building
  • A Comprehensive Campaign