MSU Denver

Administration at MSU Denver is a service-oriented branch that supports the overall mission and goals of a diverse and dynamic campus community. Administrative Services:

  • Provides support in the areas of Accounting Services, Bursar, Business Services, Budget, Facilities and Space Planning, Human Resources, Business Intelligence Unit, Institutional Research, Enterprise Data Warehouse, and Information Technology Services.
  • Develops, evaluates, and supports the human and fiscal resources and the business framework of the university.
  • Embraces the institution’s vision for academic excellence and student success by upholding core values of compliance, competence, professionalism, respect, collaboration, confidentiality, and responsiveness.


Administration as a whole strives to:

  • Create a culture of open communication and trust.
  • Treat all employees with respect and value their contributions.
  • Communicate in a timely manner when providing services to customers.
  • Provide value-added services in meeting customer needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service in a timely and honest manner.
  • Seek ways to improve our services.
  • Provide avenues to improve and maintain the quality of work.

Administration Services:

Administration supports the overall mission and goals of a diverse and dynamic campus community. Specifically, we provide support in the following areas:

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Team List

of Administration/ COO

Donald L. “Larry” Sampler

Chief Operations Officer


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Chief of Staff to the Vice-President for Administration

S. Leone Dick

Chief of Staff


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Associate Vice President of Information Technology Services

Kevin Taylor

Chief Information Officer


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Associate Vice President of Human Resources

Stacey Dvergsdal

Chief Human Resources Officer






Executive Assistant to the Vice-President for Administration / COO & Associate Vice-President / CFO

Jennifer Dechant

Executive Assistant


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Larry Sampler, M.A., VP for Administration and Finance, COO




S. Leone Dick



Kevin Taylor



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Metropolitan State University of Denver


Direct Line: 303-615-0011

Physical Address: 
Jordan Student Success Building
890 Auraria Parkway,
Suite 310
Denver, CO 80202

Mailing Address: 
Campus Box 67
P.O Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362