Board of Trustees

Independent Trustees

Merrilee Lewis Engel, Ph.D - Chair
President Emeritus
Cosumnes River College, Sacramento

Celestino Fernandez, Ph.D – Vice Chair
Professor of Sociology
University of Arizona

William Goodling
Former U.S. Congressman [1]
Former Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce

Everette J. Freeman, Ph.D
President of Community College of Denver

Carol Aslanian
Aslanian Group

Amy Gibbons
President and Executive Director
Boys and Girls Clubs

Other Trustees

Gregory Cappelli
CEO, Apollo Education Group, Inc.

Joseph L. D’Amico,
Trustee, Apollo Education Group, Inc.

Roy A. Herberger, Jr., Ph.D
President Emeritus
Thunderbird, School of Global Management [3]


[1] U.S. Congress, 2012
[2] John Burton Foundation, 2012
[3] Bloomberg Businessweek, 2012

The Office of the President is responsible for ensuring that:

  • The University achieves its Mission and Purposes through the management of financial, human and physical resources.
  • Students are well served in every aspect of their education.

The seventh president of University of Phoenix is Timothy Slottow.

Our Colleges

School of Business
College of Education
School of Advanced Studies
College of Health Sciences and Nursing
College of Humanities and Sciences
College of Criminal Justice and Security
College of Information Systems and Technology
College of Social Sciences

Office of the President

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