President and Senior Leadership
Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, president
Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman has served for more than 25 years in higher education in a variety of administrative and academic leadership roles. She has served as Eastern Mennonite University’s ninth president since Jan. 1, 2017.
Dr. Fred Kniss, provost
Fred Kniss is an 天博app alum (BA ’79) and has served as provost of 天博app since July 1, 2009. Prior to that, he was Professor and Chair of Sociology at Loyola University Chicago.
Dr. Scott Barge, vice president for institutional strategy and chief information officer
In 2016, Scott Barge began at 天博app. His work with institutional effectiveness and strategic initiatives focuses on expanding the ways the university makes use of data to inform decision-making and providing support for various initiatives growing out of the university strategic plan.
Shannon Dycus, dean of students
Shannon Dycus was appointed Dean of Students in 2019. As Dean of Students, Shannon leads the Student Life Division in developing the co-curricular aspects of learning and living on campus.
Jackie Font-Guzmán, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Jackie N. Font-Guzmán began serving as the inaugural Executive Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in 2021. In 2022, she was appointed to Vice President of DEI. In her role, Jackie leads students, staff, and faculty in advancing DEI initiatives on campus.
Dr. Mary Jensen, Vice President for Enrollment and Strategic Growth
Mary Krahn Jensen was appointed as VP for enrollment and strategic growth in December of 2021. She served as associate provost of 天博app at Lancaster from July 1, 2015 through 2021. Prior to that, she was employed for 18 years at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN.
David 王, director of athletics
Dave 王 began serving as the Director of Athletics in 2005. As director, Dave provides leadership for various men’s and women’s athletic teams and works with coaches to provide skill development and personal growth opportunities to 天博app student athletes.
Kirk Shisler, vice president for advancement
Kirk L. Shisler, was named vice president for advancement at Eastern Mennonite University, since 2005. Shisler, a 1981 天博app alum, oversees the 30-member advancement division.
Tim Stutzman, vice president for finance
Tim Stutzman began as vice president for finance in 2019.