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Executive Cabinet

The president’s primary consulting group, the Executive Cabinet includes officers who report directly to the president. The Executive Cabinet serves as a budget and planning committee, engages in critical policy decisions, and provides advice and counsel to the president and to its individual members. Meetings are held two or three times a month.

 Executive Cabinet Members

Kathleen Harr, RN, DNSc

Kathleen Harr, RN, DNSc

Vice President & Dean of the School of Nursing, Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. Incarnate Word College, M.S.N. University of Texas Health Science Center, D.N.Sc University of San Diego
Office: School of Nursing
785.354.5853
Peggy Harris

Peggy Harris - 8492

Vice President & Dean of the School of Education
B.S. University of Missouri, M.S. Southwest Missouri State University, Ph.D. University of Kansas
Office: Case 200, Baldwin City & 8001 College Blvd., Suite 100, Overland Park
785.594.8492

Mary Larson Diaz - 6090

Vice President for Marketing, Communications & External Relations
Office: Overland Park Administration Building
913.491.4432
Susan Lindahl

Susan Lindahl - 8375

Executive Vice President for Administrative Services, Chief Operating Officer
Office: Constant 20
785.594.8375

Patricia Long - 8311

President of Baker University
Office: Constant 20
785.594.8311
Brian Messer

Brian Messer - 6020

Vice President & Dean of the School of Professional & Graduate Studies
Office: Overland Park Administration Building
913.491.4432

Brian Posler - 8312

Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Office: Constant 18
785.594.8312
Jerry Weakley

Jerry Weakley - 8332

Vice President for Endowment & Planned Giving
Office: Pulliam Hall 101
785.594.8332
Rand Ziegler

Rand Ziegler - 7880

Vice President for Institutional and Faculty Development, Professor of Psychology
B.A. Dickinson College, M.A. & Ph.D. West Virginia University
Expertise: behavior analysis, general experimental psychology
Office: Mabee 402
785.594.7880