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The Expert Center

Our experts are available to respond to qualified inquiries from journalists, conference organizers and more. Expert profiles below contain detailed biographical information and media files to help you find the most relevant expert for your needs. On Deadline? If you are a journalist please inform us of deadline requests and we will respond promptly. Contact us at publicrelations@wgu.edu.

Scott Pulsipher

SCOTT D. PULSIPHER
President

Scott Pulsipher serves as President of Western Governors University, leading all academic and organizational functions.

Tech Education | Disruptive Innovation | Higher Education Access | Higher Education Innovation | E-Commerce | Product Management  | Strategy


Marni Baker-Stein

MARNI BAKER STEIN, PH.D.
Chief Academic Officer and Provost

Dr. Marni Baker Stein serves as Chief Academic Officer and Provost of Western Governors University, developing and implementing programs that improve student access and success in higher education.

Competency-based Education | Innovation | Higher Education | E-Learning | Instructional Design | Distance Learning | Leadership


Bob Collins

BOB COLLINS
Vice President, Financial Aid

Bob Collins serves as Vice President of Financial Aid at Western Governors University.

Financial Literacy | Student Debt | Leadership | Higher Education | Student Financial Aid | Responsible Borrowing


Sarah DeMark

SARAH DEMARK, PH.D.
Vice President, Program Development

Sarah DeMark serves as Vice President of Academic Programs at Western Governors University.

Competency-based Education | Innovative Learning and Assessment Models | Strategic & Analytical Leadership | Driver of Learning & Business Outcomes


Annalisa Holcombe

ANNALISA HOLCOMBE
President, WGU Advancement

Annalisa Holcombe serves as President of WGU Advancement — the official fundraising arm of WGU Western Governors University.

Fundraising and Development | Community Relations | Alumni Relations | Strategic Planning | Professional Mentoring and Coaching | College and University Governance


Joann Kozyrev

JOANN KOZYREV
Vice President, Design and Development

Joann Kozyrev serves as Vice President of Design and Development at Western Governors University.

Competency-Based Program Design | Design Thinking in Program Design | Optimized Learner Pathways | Activity-Driven Design | Teaming and Communication for Curricular Change | Credential Design | Stackable Credentials | Skills-Driven Design | Delivering Value in Online Learning


Jason Levin

JASON LEVIN
Executive Director, WGU Labs

Jason Levin serves as Executive Director of WGU Labs at Western Governors University.

Learning Sciences | Leadership | Competency-based Education | Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery | Data Analytics | Data Warehousing


Mark Milliron

MARK MILLIRON 
Senior Vice President and Executive Dean of the School of Education

Dr. Mark Milliron serves as Senior Vice President and Executive Dean of the School of Education for Western Governors University.

Education Futures | Education Technology | Analytics | Student Success Strategies | Next-Generation Teaching | Leadership, Innovation | Competency-Based Education | P-20 & Workforce Ecosystems | Philanthropy in Education


David Morales

DAVID MORALES
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology

David Morales serves as CIO and Senior Vice President of Technology at Western Governors University.

Product and Process Development | Education Technology | Cloud Applications