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Meet the University of Phoenix board of trustees

Independent trustees

Everette J. Freeman, Ed.D. – Chair
Former President (retired)
Community College of Denver

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

Sean P. “Jack” Buckley, Ph.D.
Head of People Science and Analytics

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

Brooke Skinner Ricketts
President and Co-Founder
Beyond Barriers Lab

Ruth Williams-Brinkley
Kaiser Permanente Health Plan for the Mid-Atlantic States

Other trustees

Gregory W. Cappelli
Chief Executive Officer
Human Capital Development

Theodore Kwon
Partner, Private Equity
Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Chris Lynne
University of Phoenix

Anthony W. Miller
Managing Partner
Excolere Equity Partners

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.