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Dr. Nathan Church

Provost,
World Education University

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World Education University
Hemet, CA

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Dr. Nathan Church

Provost,
World Education University

Bio

Over 30 years of experience in undergraduate, graduate and professional education as a faculty member, consultant, and administrator. Served as the Vice President/Chief Student Affairs Officer for St. Cloud State University ($34 million budget-2014 $s), Touro University-CA, and Southern California University of Health Sciences. Served as Regional VP for a higher ed management services firm as well as the Director of Counseling, Disability and Health Services for Western Washington University, Pepperdine University and College of the Desert. Served as faculty member for University of North Texas, Seattle Pacific University, Pepperdine University, and Western Washington University. Published scholarly articles, a book chapter, and book on cognitive learning styles "Why Can't You Accept Me the Way I Am?" published by World Education University Press -http://www.theweu.com/nathan-church-phd/ - and numerous scholarly papers at professional meetings. Cognitive Learning Style Assessment also published by WEU Press. Consults with organizations and individuals on applications of cognitive style, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the Strengths Deployment Inventory. Served as a Consultant for the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems. Acquired $4 million in grants, gifts and contracts, including a $500,000 NIH award to create and measure the effectiveness of a video based intervention program to reduce HIV infection among adolescents and young adults. Specialties: -Cognitive Styles, including assessment tool and interpretive profiles. -Continuing Education Credit seminars for all mental health and physical health professionals -Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strengths Deployment Inventory expert -Consulting (leadership, management, strategic planning, outcomes assessment, and disability health and psychological services) -Trainer for relationship enrichment, child-rearing skills development, and conflict resolution -Public speaking engagements

Education

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick
Ph.D.
1977 To 1981

Portland State University
B.S., M.S.
1973 To 1977

Job History

World Education University
Provost
October 2013 - present

College of the Desert
Educational Administrator, Student Psychological Svcs, Student Health Svs, Student Disability Svcs.
January 2008 - January 2013

Touro University
Vice President and Dean of Students
January 2005 - January 2008

St. Cloud State University
Vice President for Student Life and Development
January 2001 - January 2005

Southern California University of Health Sciences
Dean of Student Affairs
January 1996 - January 2001

Collegiate Health Care
Vice President, Western United States
January 1995 - January 1996

Western Washington University
Director of Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services and Adjunct Professor, First Year Experience
January 1988 - January 1995

University of North Texas
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Associate Graduate Faculty Member
January 1984 - January 1988

Pepperdine University
Director of Counseling, Health, Career, and Testing Services and Adjunct Professor of Sociology
January 1980 - January 1984

Rutgers University
Teaching Fellow, Sociology Department, Douglass College
January 1978 - January 1980