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Staff and Contacts

Idaho State University’s administration and staff are dedicated to supporting student’s success through the management of operational functions and quality customer service.


Chief Financial Officer (Interim)


Brian Hickenlooper

Office: Finance and Administration

(208) 282-3540

University Finance Operations

Budget, Finance, Controller






Vice President, Student Affairs


Pat Terrell, Ph.D.

Office: Student Affairs

(208) 282-2315


Responsible for Student Welfare

Career Center, University Housing, Student Life, Veteran Student Services, Disability Services, Counselling and Testing 






Vice President, Research


Neels Van der Schyf, Ph.D.

Office: Research/ Graduate School Dean

(208) 282-3134

Coordinate University research programs

Research Integrity, Research & Development Support, Research & Innovation in Science & Engineering, Technology Transfer, Research Contracts, ID Museum of Natural History




Vice President, Kasiska Division of Health Sciences


Rex Force, Ph.D.

Office: Kasiska Division of Health Sciences/ Meridian Health Sciences Center

(208) 282-3848

Oversee Health Sciences colleges and programs

Division of Health Sciences, ISU-Meridian


Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Institutional Effectiveness


Selena M. Grace

Office: Academic Affairs

(208) 282-1874

Accreditation, Strategic Planning, AA Financial Analysis, Institutional and Program Analysis, AA Policies, Special Projects, Support Operational Needs of Deans, Assessment, ISU-Idaho Falls, ISU-Twin Falls






 Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management


Scott Scholes

Office: Enrollment Management

(208) 282-4220

Admissions, Recruiting, Registrar, Central Academic Advising, International Programs Office, Scholarship Office, Student Success Center






Associate Vice President, Undergraduate Affairs


Joanne Tokle, Ph.D.

Office: Undergraduate Affairs

(208) 282-2934

Curriculum Management, GenEd, GERC, Curriculum Council, Student Petitions, Program Proposals, ITRC, Early College






Associate Vice President, Academic Operations and Technical/Radiation Safety Officer


Richard Brey, Ph.D.

Office: Academic Affairs

(208) 282-3627

Records Management, Class Fee Management, AA Facilities Requests, Contracts, Legal, TSO (TEMP), Academic Space Issues, Campus-wide safety compliance and management






Faculty Affairs Coordinator


Margaret Johnson, Ph.D.

Office: Academic Affairs

(208) 282-2537

Faculty Senate, Tenure & Promotions, Sabbaticals






Director, Institutional Research

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Vince Miller

Office: Academic Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness

(208) 282-1045

Analytics, Data Collection and Reporting







EVPP Management Assistant

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  Office: Academic Affairs

  (208) 282-2171

  Executive support to the Executive Vice President & Provost







Management Assistant


Kelly Plummer Sherrard

Office: Academic Affairs/Enrollment Management

(208) 282-4220

Executive support to Academic Affairs





Project Manager


Darren T. Blagburn

Office: Academic Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness

(208) 282-1846

Project Management and University Strategic Planning



Chief Information Officer


Randy Gaines

Office: Information Technology Services

(208) 282-2873

Information Technology management






Director, Human Resources


Brian Sagendorf

Office: Human Resources

(208) 282-2517

University human resources






Associate Vice President, Facilities


Cheryl Hanson

Office: Facilities Services

(208) 282-2533

Facilities Management



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