President's Cabinet


Myron Anderson

Myron Anderson, Ph.D.
Associate to the President for Diversity


303-556-3022

mande118@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
440

Campus Box Number:
1

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Amy Bechtum
President, Council of Administrators


303-352-7297

abechtum@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
N/A

Office Number:
N/A

Campus Box Number:
68

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Burtness will officially join MSU Denver on Oct. 6. Photo courtesy of John Burtness.

John Burtness
President and CEO of MSU Denver Foundation & Vice President of University Advancement


303-382-4435

jburtne1@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
N/A

Office Number:
00

Campus Box Number:
14

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Joan L. Foster, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences


303-556-4453

fosterjl@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
CN

Office Number:
315

Campus Box Number:
37

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Vicki Golich, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs


303-556-3040

vgolich@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
CN

Office Number:
319

Campus Box Number:
48

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Grant brings more than 10 years of experience in collegiate athletics to MSU Denver. PHOTO: Courtesy of Anthony Grant

Anthony Grant
Director of Athletics


N/A

ggrant5@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
NP

Office Number:
N/A

Campus Box Number:
0

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Sandra Haynes, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Professional Studies


303-556-2978

hayness@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
WC

Office Number:
133

Campus Box Number:
8

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Elizabeth Hinde
Dean, School of Education


303-556-3725

ehinde@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
WC

Office Number:
132

Campus Box Number:
21

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Elizabeth Hinde is Professor and Founding Dean of the School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Prior to coming to MSU Denver, she was Director of the Division of Teacher Preparation at Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, one of the largest teacher preparation programs in the country. Along with her work in teacher education, she specializes in social studies education. She is the author of multiple publications concerning social studies education, curriculum issues, and teacher preparation. Dr. Hinde was a featured speaker at the Educational Research Center Conference in Dubai, UAE in April, 2013, and is a 2013 graduate of Harvard Institute of Higher Education's Management Development Program. Dr. Hinde has been recognized nationally for her work in curriculum development and integration and has conducted numerous presentations at the state, national, and international levels. She was a member of the National Geographic Assessment Committee of the 21st Century Roadmap for Geographic Education Project and was research director of the Arizona Geographic Alliance's GeoLiteracy and GeoLiteracy for English Language Learners programs. She was also a member of the curriculum development team of the Sandra Day O'Connor Our Courts: 21st Century Civics project, now iCivics.org. In addition, in 2005 Dr. Hinde received the National Council for Geographic Education's (NCGE) Distinguished Teaching Award and is the 2010 recipient of the Geography Excellence in Media Award by the NCGE. She is on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Directors of the National Council for the Social Studies, is past-president of the Arizona Council for the Social Studies, a Teacher Consultant with the Arizona Geographic Alliance, sits on the editorial boards of a number of journals, and is active in numerous state and national professional organizations. 



Steve Kreidler has been named vice president of administration, finance and facilities.

Steve Kreidler
Vice President for Administration & Finance


303-556-5726

Skreidl1@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
310

Campus Box Number:
67

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Cathy Lucas 2015

Catherine B. Lucas, B.A., APR
Chief of Staff, Associate to the President for Marketing and Communications


303-556-5131

lucascat@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
430

Campus Box Number:
89

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Kevin Taylor
Interim Chief Information Officer, Associate Vice President for Academic Computing


303-556-3892

ktaylo79@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
N/A

Office Number:
N/A

Campus Box Number:
23

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Matt Makley
President, Faculty Senate


303-556-3905

mmakley@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Faculty

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
342

Office Hours:

Monday - [09:00 to 11:30]
Wednesday - [09:00 to 11:30]

Campus Box Number:
95

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Loretta Martinez, J.D.
General Counsel


303-556-3022

lpmartin@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
440

Campus Box Number:
1

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Elizabeth Milewski
President, Student Government Assembly


303-556-3312

emilewsk@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Student Employee

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
307

Campus Box Number:
39

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Percy A. Morehouse, Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director of Equal Opportunity and Assistant to the President


303-556-4746

morehoup@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
430

Campus Box Number:
1

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Ann B. Murphy

Ann Murphy, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Business


303-556-4695

murphann@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
AD

Office Number:
450H

Campus Box Number:
13

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Ruth Ann Nyhus
Council of Chairs Representative


N/A

rnyhus@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Affiliate Faculty

Office Location:
PE

Office Number:
217J

Campus Box Number:
25

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Braelin Pantel
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement & Wellness / Dean of Students


303-556-3559

bpantel@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74

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Bio:

Braelin Pantel has worked at MSU Denver since 2010. Prior to coming to the University, Braelin worked in several student affairs departments at other Colorado colleges, including in student activities, leadership programming, international student services, disability services, new student orientation and student conduct. Braelin holds a B.S. in psychology from Union College in Schenectady, New York, an M.A. in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis on student development and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs Leadership. When she’s not working (or studying herself…), Braelin enjoys vegetarian cooking, backpacking along the Colorado Trail and spending time with her family, including her chocolate lab Ghirardelli (‘Delli’) and cat, Basmati.



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Carol Svendsen
Associate Vice President for Extended Campus


303-721-1313

svendsec@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
MSU Denver South

Office Number:
00

Campus Box Number:
0

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Metza Templeton
President, Classified Staff Council


303-556-2907

templetm@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
SSB

Office Number:
160

Campus Box Number:
84

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