Authority to Declare a University Crisis

Only the President or the established designee has authority to declare a
University crisis in response to a critical incident.

The administrative chain of command in the President's absence is:

Lynette Olson, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office: 620-235-4113 Home: 620-231-6388

John D. Patterson, Vice President for Administration & Finance
Office: 620-235-4107 Home: 620-231-9093

Kathleen Flannery, Interim Vice President for University Advancement
Office: 620-235-4762

Steven Erwin, Vice President for Student Life
Office: 620-235-4231 Home: 620-875-9177

Lee Young, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success
Office: 620-235-4109

Bruce Dallman, Dean, College of Technology
Office: 620-235-4365 Home: 620-231-2999

Howard W. Smith, Dean, College of Education
Office: 620-235-4517 Home: 620-249-9609

Paul Grimes, Dean, College of Business
Office: 620-235-4598 Home: 662-418-5579

Karl Kunkel, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Office: 620-235-4684 Home: 417-827-5066