The President's Cabinet

Kris Bartanen

Kristine Bartanen

Academic Vice President and Dean of the University

B.A., Pacific University, 1974. M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1975, 1978. Academic Vice President & Dean of the University since 2004. Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts, University of Puget Sound, 1978-present.

Previously Director of Forensics (1978-95), Associate Academic Dean (1995-99), Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students (1999-2004), University of Puget Sound.

Dave Beers

David R. Beers

Vice President for University Relations

B.A., Colby College, 1985. Vice President for University Relations, University of Puget Sound, 2005-present.

Previously Assistant Vice President for College Relations and Director of Development (1998–05), Assistant Vice President for College Relations and Campaign Director (2003-04), Director of Annual Giving (1998-2003), Colby College; Executive Director of Annual Giving (1996-98), Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Director of Development (1991-96), Worcester Academy; Director of Annual Giving (1990-91), Colby-Sawyer College; Associate Director of Annual Giving for Leadership Programs (1989-90), Assistant Director of Annual Giving (1988-89), Development Assistant (1987-88), Colby College; Public Service Director (1985-87), Windjammer Communications.

Jenny Rickard

Jenny Rickard

Vice President for Enrollment

B.A., Swarthmore, 1986. M.B.A., New York University, 1989. Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2009. Vice President for Enrollment, University of Puget Sound, 2013-present.

Previously Chief Enrollment and Communications Officer (2009-12), Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid (2002-09), Bryn Mawr College; Vice President for Learning Solutions Product Strategy (1999-2002), Product Strategy Manager for Recruiting and Admissions (1998-99), PeopleSoft.  Director of Admissions Technology and Research (1997-98), Associate Dean of Admissions (1993-94), Assistant Dean of Admissions (1989-94), Swarthmore College. Other previous professional affiliations include Campus Solutions, Datatel, JP Morgan Chase, and New York University.

Sherry Mondou

Sherry Mondou

Vice President for Finance and Administration

B.A., University of Washington, 1981. Vice President for Finance and Administration, 2004-present.

Previously Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration (2004), Associate Vice President for Finance and Controller (1999-2004), Controller (1991-99), University of Puget Sound; Senior Accountant, Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. (1981-84); Assistant Controller, Horizon Healthcare Corporation (1986-87); Assistant Controller, Skipper's Inc. (1987-88); Assistant Director of Corporate Accounting, The Hillhaven Corporation (1984-86 and 1988-91).

Gayle McIntosh

Gayle McIntosh

Executive Director of Communications

B.A., Central Missouri State University, 1981. M.A. candidate, Washington University. Executive Director of Communications, University of Puget Sound, 2003-present.

Previously Director of Communications, KCTS (PBS) Television/Seattle; Editor-in-Chief (1989-95), Manager of Foundation Relations (1995-96), KETC (PBS) Television/St. Louis; Creative Services Manager (1985-89), St. Louis Symphony Orchestra; Copywriter and Communications Coordinator, RFDG, Inc. (1982-85).

Mike Segawa

Michael Segawa

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

B.A., Political Science, 1979, University of California, Irvine; M.Ed., College Student Personnel Administration, 1981, Colorado State University.

Previously Associate Dean of Students, University of Puget Sound (2004-06); Director of Housing, The Evergreen State College (1995-2003); Interim Director of Recreation and Athletics, The Evergreen State College (1999-2000); Assistant Director for Residential Life, University of Washington (1986-95); Assistant Manager for Residential Life, University of Washington (1983-86);Area Coordinator, Central Missouri State University (1981-83).

Liz Collins

Mary Elizabeth Collins '81

Board Secretary
Director of the Office of the President


B.A., University of Puget Sound, 1984. Executive Assistant to the President and Secretary of the Board, 2005-present.

Previously Director of Corporation and Foundation Relations (2000-05), Acting Director, Annual Giving (2004), Associate Director, Corporation and Foundation Relations (1999-2000), Interim Director, Alumni Programs (1994-96), Director, Alumni and Development Information (1992-2000), University of Puget Sound; Prospect Researcher and Data Coordinator (1986-91), MultiCare Medical Center.