2020-2021 College Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Presidents, Administration Officers, and Board of Trustees


A. Y. Beatie 1906
George Gordon Robertson 1907
W. I. Utterback 1907
F. O. Hellier 1910
George K. Knepper 1911
William L. Porter 1913
John E. Crockett 1915
George L. Washburn 1916
Thomas M. Barbee 1920
R. M. Good 1921
M. Graham Clark 1952
Howell W. Keeter, Chancellor 1975
James I. Spainhower 1981
Howell W. Keeter, Acting 1982
Stephen G. Jennings 1983
William D. Todd, Interim 1987
Jerry C. Davis 1988

Administrative Officers

Jerry C. Davis, Ph.D., LL.D. President
Howell W. Keeter, Ed.D., LL.D. Vice President
Eric W. Bolger, Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College
R. Justin Carswell, Ph.D.  Vice President for Christian Ministries and Dean of the Chapel
Sue R. Head, Ed.D. Vice President for Cultural Affairs and Dean of Character Education
Marci L. Linson, Ed.D. Vice President for Patriotic Activities and Dean of Admissions
Weston T. Wiebe, Ph.D. Vice President for Vocational Programs and Dean of Business Affairs
Samuel A. Ketcher, M.B.A. Chief Financial Officer
Bryan M. Cizek, M.S. Dean of Work Education and Director of Patriotic Activities
Brad N. Dolloff, M.S., Ed.S. Dean of the Laboratory School
Chris A. Larsen, Ed.D. Dean of Sports, Recreation, and Events
Natalie K. Rasnick, M.A. Dean of Development
Nick C. Sharp, Ph.D. Dean of Students
Andrew T. Bolger, Ph.D. Director of The Keeter Center for Character Education
Valorie G. Coleman, B.S. Director of Public Relations
Jeffery A. Ford, M.S. Director of Financial Aid
James A. Freeman, M.A. Director of Career Center
Lacey L. Mattheis, M.B.A. Registrar and Director of Institutional Research
Angela N. Williamson, M.A. Director of Alumni Affairs

College of the Ozarks Board of Trustees

William Grover Arnett Salyersville, Kentucky
Attorney at Law
Don E. Baker, CPCU-CLU Branson, Missouri
Retired Agent, State Farm Insurance
Laurie McDonald Bouchard Tucson, Arizona
Foundation Executive
The Honorable L. Doyle Childers Reeds Spring, Missouri
Retired Senator
Gary R. Cowherd Bentonville, Arkansas
Retired Regional Personnel Manager, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Gary W. Creason Overland Park, Kansas
Retired Engineer
General Terrence R. Dake Trophy Club, Texas
General, United States Marine Corps, Retired
Chairman of the Board, College of the Ozarks
C. Brent Dishman Edmond, Oklahoma
Dean of Students, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Karla R. Eslinger, Ed.D. Wasola, Missouri
Missouri House of Representatives
D. Kevin Hutcheson Branson, Missouri
Owner/Operator Chick-fil-A, Branson
Dr. Robert E. Jeffries Rogers, Arkansas
M.D., FAAO (Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology)
Jeffries Eye Associates
Julie L. Keeter Alpharetta, Georgia
BluEmbers, LLC
D. Jerry Leigh Lake St. Louis, Missouri
President and Founder, A.M.C.I. Commercial Real Estate
Shawn M. McKenzie Irving, Texas
Retired Senior Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, AT&T
Jennifer M. Morris South Korea
Managing Partner, Howerton Select Cuts
J. Kenneth Raley Branson, Missouri
Retired Vice President Network Planning, AT&T
Max L. Ruhl, Ph.D.  Rocky Comfort, Missouri
Retired Dean, College of Education and Human Services
Northwest Missouri State University
Clark D. Stewart Olathe, Kansas
President and CEO, Butler National Corporation
The Honorable Larry W. Walther Little Rock, Arkansas
Chief Fiscal Officer and Director of the Department of Finance and Administration
State of Arkansas
Gary L. Wortman Springfield, Missouri
BKD, LLP, Retired Partner
Vice Chairman of the Board, College of the Ozarks