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

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

Steve Erwin, Vice President for Student Life
Office: 6202-35-4231

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

Howard Smith, Interim Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management & Student Success
Office: 620-235-4006

Tim Dawsey, Dean, College of Technology
Office: 620-235-4365

Jan Smith, Interim Dean, College of Education
Office: 620-235-4517

Paul Grimes, Dean, College of Business
Office: 620-235-4598

Mary Carol Pomatto, Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Office: 620-235-4684