Meet Utah State Leadership

Aggies lead by example. Utah State’s leaders are crucial guides for the university — from our campus community to alumni and community partners — to prepare students for purposeful lives and meaningful service.

Noelle Cockett, Utah State University President

Noelle E. Cockett

President

Noelle E. Cockett began her official tenure as Utah State University’s 16th President in January 2017 after she was appointed in October of 2016.

Laurens Smith, Utah State University Provost

Laurens H. Smith

Provost

Laurens Smith was appointed to the position of Utah State University Provost on July 1, 2022.

Robert Wagner, Utah State University Executive Vice President

Robert W. Wagner

Executive Vice President

Robert Wagner was appointed to the position of Utah State University Executive Vice President on July 1, 2022.

Senior Administration

Lisa Berreau, Vice President, Research

Lisa Berreau

Vice President, Research

David Cowley, Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services

David T. Cowley

Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services

Rich Etchberger, Vice President, Statewide Campuses

Rich Etchberger

Interim Vice President, Statewide Campuses

John Hartwell, Vice President and Director of Athletics

John H. Hartwell

Vice President and Director, Athletics

Jane Irungu, Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Jane Irungu

Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Mica McKinney, Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Mica McKinney

Vice President, Legal Affairs

James Morales, Vice President, Student Affairs

James D. Morales

Vice President, Student Affairs

William Plate, Vice President for Marketing and Communications

William Plate

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Kenneth White, Vice President, Extension

Kenneth L. White

Vice President, Extension

Matthew White, Vice President for Advancement

Matthew T. White

Vice President for Advancement

Deans

Dean Douglas D. Anderson, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Douglas D. Anderson

Dean, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Interim Dean Michelle Baker, College of Science

Michelle Baker

Interim Dean, College of Science

Interim Dean Jennifer Duncan, University Libraries

Jennifer Duncan

Dean, University Libraries

Dean Jagath J. Kaluarachchi, College of Engineering

Jagath J. Kaluarachchi

Dean, College of Engineering

Dean Chris Luecke, S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

Chris Luecke

Dean, S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

Dean Rachel L. Nardo, Caine College of the Arts

Rachel L. Nardo

Dean, Caine College of the Arts

Dean Al Smith, Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services

Al Smith

Dean, Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services

Interim Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dirk Vanderwall

Interim Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dean Joseph P. Ward, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Joseph P. Ward

Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dean Kenneth L. White, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences and Vice President for Extension

Kenneth L. White

Dean, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences