Staff and Contacts

Idaho State University’s administration and staff are dedicated to supporting student’s success through the management of operational functions and quality customer service.


ISU Vice Presidents’ that directly report to the Executive Vice President:





Direct Reporting Responsibilities

Contact Information

Vice President, Finance and Administration

/CFO (Interim)

Brian Hickenlooper

University Finance Operations

Budget, Finance, Controller

(208) 282-3540

Vice President, Student Affairs

Pat Terrell

Responsible for Student Welfare

Career Center, University Housing, Student Life, Veteran Student Services, Disability Services, Counselling and Testing

(208) 282-2315

Vice President, Research

Neels Van der Schyf

Coordinate University research programs

Research Integrity, Research & Development Support, Research & Innovation in Science & Engineering, Technology Transfer, Research Contracts, ID Museum of Natural History

(208) 282-3134

Vice President, Health Sciences

Rex Force

Oversee Health Sciences colleges and programs

Division of Health Sciences, ISU-Meridian

(208) 282-3848

Academic Affairs Leadership


Vice Provost Academic Strategy & Institutional Effectiveness

Selena Grace

Accreditation, Strategic Planning, AA Financial Analysis, Institutional and Program Analysis, AA Policies, Special Projects, Support Operational Needs of Deans, Assessment, ISU-Idaho Falls, ISU-Twin Falls

Project Manager, IR Director

Management Assistants, Financial Analyst,

Operational Support to Deans,

AVP Undergraduate Affairs,

Directors at ISU-Twin Falls, ISU-Idaho Falls

(208) 373-1874

Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management

Scott Scholes

Admissions, Recruiting, Registrar, Central Academic Advising, International Programs Office, Scholarship Office, Student Success Center

Executive Director of Student Success,

Director Admissions & Recruiting,

Assoc. Director Scholarships,


Management Assistant

(208) 282-4220

Associate Vice President, Undergraduate Affairs (Interim)

  • Joanne Tokle

Curriculum Management, GenEd, GERC, Curriculum Council, Student Petitions, Program Proposals, ITRC, Early College

Early College, ITRC

(208) 282-2934

Associate Vice President, Academic Operations and Technical/Radiation Safety Officer

  • Richard Brey

Records Management, Class Fee Management, AA Facilities Requests, Contracts, Legal, TSO (TEMP), Academic Space Issues, Campus-wide safety compliance and management


(208) 282-3627

Faculty Affairs Coordinator

  • Margaret Johnson

Faculty Senate, Tenure & Promotions, Sabbaticals


(208) 282-2537

Executive Administrative Support





Direct Reporting Responsibilities

Contact Information

Director, Human Resources

Brian Sagendorf

University Human resources

Human Resource Staff

(208) 282-2517

Chief Information Officer, Information Technology

Randy Gaines

Information Technology management


(208) 282-2873

Associate Vice President, Facilities

Cheryl Hanson

Facility management


(208) 282-2533



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