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Meet the University of Phoenix board of trustees

Independent trustees

Everette J. Freeman, Ed.D. – Chair
President Emeritus
Community College of Denver

Celestino Fernández, Ph.D. – Vice Chair
Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Consultant
University of Arizona

Sean P. “Jack” Buckley, Ph.D.
Vice President of People and People Science
Roblox Corporation

Nicholas B. Dirks, Ph.D.
President, Chief Executive Officer
New York Academy of Sciences

Ruth Williams-Brinkley
Managing Director
RWB Advisory Services
Retired President
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States

Other trustees

Theodore Kwon
Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Chris Lynne
University of Phoenix

Anthony W. Miller
Managing Partner
Excolere Equity Partners
Former Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer
U.S. Department of Education

Martin H. Nesbitt
The Vistria Group, LLC

Chris Lynne

Meet President Chris Lynne

The Office of the President is responsible for ensuring that students are well served in every aspect of their education and that the University of Phoenix achieves its Mission and Purpose through the management of financial, human and physical resources.