National University Board of Trustees

Mr. Gerald Czarnecki, Chairman                                                                                 Chairman & CEO, Deltennium Group, Inc.

Dr. Donald Kripke, Vice Chairman                                                                                     Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California     San Diego

Ms. Jeanne Connelly, Secretary
President, Connelly Consulting

Mr. Richard Chisholm, Treasurer
~Managing Director, Higher Education & Nonprofit Grou, Wells Fargo Securities

Ms. Stacy Allison
Professional Speaker, Author

Dr. Michael Cunningham (Ex Officio)
Chancellor, National University System

Mr. Tom Clevinger                                                                                                          Senior Vice President/General Manager - Global Navistar, Inc

Ms. Kim Folsom                                                                                                                  Serial High Tech, Venture Backed Entrepreneur

Mr. Robert Freelen
Vice President Public Affairs, Emeritus Stanford University

Ms. Rebecca Henderson
Group President, Randstad Talent Solutions Group

Mr. W. H. Knight, Jr. (Joe)
Distinguished Academic in Residence Seattle University School of Law

Ms. Jean Leonard
Educational Consultant, Retired, JM Leonard & Associates

Mr. Michael R. McGill, P.E.
President, MMS Design Associates

Herbert Meistrich 
President, Meistrich Capital Resources, Inc.

Mr. Dan Pittard                                                                                                            Chairman and CEO, Pittard Partners LLC

Mr. Hiep Quach
Retired Executive

Dr. E. Lee Rice
CEO and Medical Director, Lifewellness Institute

Mr. Carlos Rodriguez
Rodriguez & Company

Mr. Jay Stone
Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates, Inc.

Mr. Thomas Topuzes
President and CEO, Thomas Topuzes & Associates, LLC

 

National University President

Dr. David Andrews
President, National University


Dr. David W. Andrews has been named President of National University effective April 1, 2016. The appointment marks a new chapter for National University, which is California’s second-largest, private nonprofit university, serving 30,000 students annually and has more than 150,000 alumni. The University offers more than 100 programs throughout its campuses in California and Nevada, and is considered a leader in serving adult learners and working professionals in online education, housing one of the Top Ten largest schools of education in the country. Dr. Andrews brings more than three decades of higher education experience in a range of academic and educational leadership posts. During his time as Dean and Professor of the top-ranked School of Education at Johns Hopkins University, the University established a reputation for quality and results that earned it the #1 ranking two years in a row by U.S. News and World Report. While at Johns Hopkins University, he consistently exceeded fundraising expectations, raising annual averages to $10 million a year. As President of National University, Dr. Andrews will lead the University’s commitment to transforming higher education through innovation, collaboration and providing an exceptional student experience. His impressive experience overseeing multi-campus programs, serving online students, and executing “smart growth” strategies in enrollment management and program development will align with National University’s dedication to providing adult learners with access to an affordable, high-quality education that has the power to positively impact individual lives and regional economies. Dr. Andrews holds his bachelor’s in Psychology at Auburn University, and M.S. from Kansas State University in Child Development and a Ph.D. in Child Development from Florida State University.