Dave Rule, PhD, spent eight years as a fulltime faculty teaching a wide variety of coursework; Psychology 101, childhood through adult human development, educational psychology, classroom assessment, research design, and program evaluation. Dr. Rule received tenure at Marist College, NY, in 1998, where he became Director of the Graduate Program in Educational Psychology, teaching graduate-level coursework in research, community systems approaches to learning and cultural pluralism. He also worked as methodologist on both National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes for Health (NIH) grants, and supervised graduate theses.
Dr. Rule’s move to administration in 2000 has been equally varied, beginning as a Director of Institutional Research and Program Development, then serving as a Vice President of Academic Affairs, followed by three presidencies, including the presidency of Bellevue College, Washington state’s largest community college (approx. 35,000 students). Dr. Rule has been directly involved in regional and program level accreditations, including the Middle States Association, the Higher Learning Commission, and the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, as well as in program accreditations (e.g., teacher education, nursing, radiography, etc.), and the development of new associate, bachelor, and master’s degree programs. He has an extensive background in budget management and oversight, strategic and educational master planning, program assessment, successful labor relations, international student programs, working with local and Fortune 500 companies, and fundraising.
Contact: Holly Minch, firstname.lastname@example.org, 425.602.3434
Glenn Ford joined Bastyr University as Vice President for Finance and Administration in 2016, bringing thirty years of experience in higher education leadership. As Vice President for Finance and Administration, he serves as the Chief Financial Officer and oversees the financial and administrative functions of the University.
Ford previously served as the Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO at Oregon State University. Prior to his service at OSU, he served as Vice President for Finance and Administration/CFO and Treasurer for Linfield College, and Vice President for Business and Finance/CFO at Utah State University. Ford’s thirty-year career in higher education leadership and administration also includes service at Washington State University and the University of Idaho.
Ford has a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Products (Business Management Option) and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Idaho.
Susan Weider, MS, serves as the primary student liaison and oversees admissions, financial aid, registrar, housing, counseling services, career services, alumni relations, conference services and marketing. She joined the University in 2001 as dean of students and was promoted to her current position in 2005. Before that, she spent 11 years working in student affairs administration at Linfield College in Oregon. She holds a Master of Science in college student personnel from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and a Bachelor of Arts in history from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa.
Contact: Susan Weider, email@example.com, 425.602.3014
Jeanne Galloway, ND, leads the University’s Advancement and Enrollment Services division. Her goal is to maximize engagement opportunities for those interested in expanding Bastyr’s message of wellness and hopefulness. The Advancement and Enrollment team focuses primarily on bringing amazing students to the University’s two locations, and also in developing strong connections to patients, philanthropic donors, corporate partners and the general community in support of Bastyr’s mission.
Dr. Galloway is a 2004 graduate of Bastyr’s Naturopathic Medicine program. In addition, she is a nonprofit management and fundraising expert with over 20 years of service for a number of regional and local organizations. She has worked in every aspect of nonprofit fundraising and communications, securing millions of dollars for organizations in California and Washington state for diverse causes including medical research, equity initiatives and educational access.
Dr. Galloway received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California.
Contact: Jeanne Galloway, firstname.lastname@example.org, 425.602.3007
Bastyr University California Campus Director
Arianna Staruch, ND
Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine
Lynelle Golden, PhD
Dean of the School of Natural Health Arts and Sciences
Interim Dean of the School of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine
Jamey Wallace, ND
Executive Director of Clinical Training & Chief Medical Officer
Chris Masterson, MA
Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management
Coquina L. Deger, MBA
Associate Vice President of Marketing and External Communications
Associate Vice President of Human Resources
Bastyr University Alumna; Founder of LiveWell Center – Denver, Colorado
Co-Founder of La Vita Compounding Pharmacy - San Diego, California
Benjamin "Ben" Lynch, ND
Bastyr University Alum; www.seekinghealth.com, www.drbenlynch.com
Research Associate Professor, Bastyr University
President, Bastyr University