AU Cabinet

Jen Hunt

Jen Hunt

Vice President for Advancement

In October of 2016, Jen Hunt returned to her alma mater, Anderson University, as Director of Development. Since September 2017, Jen has served in the role of Vice President of Advancement. Jen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from AU and her law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. Her career in […]

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Ryon Kaopuiki

Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing

Ryon Kaopuiki was named Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing in 2017. He has over 20 years of higher education experience and most recently served as Campus President for Harrison College in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he led operations for the college system’s main campus, online division, and culinary school – The Chef’s Academy. Ryon has also […]

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Dr. Marie S. Morris


Dr. Marie Morris was named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean at Anderson University in 2009 and Provost in 2011. She previously served as Vice President and Undergraduate Academic Dean at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Morris earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Eastern Mennonite University, a Master of Science […]

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John S. Pistole

President of Anderson University

John S. Pistole earned his bachelor’s degree from Anderson University in 1978. He went on to earn a juris doctorate from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before going into practice for two years. Pistole began a career with the FBI in 1983 before he rose through the ranks and was appointed deputy […]

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Jim Ragsdale

Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Jim Ragsdale BA ’83 began his tenure as vice president for finance at AU on March 12. He previously served as senior financial analyst for St. Vincent Health Indiana at Ascension Information Systems. Ragsdale earned his bachelor’s degree from Anderson College, and his MBA from IUPUI. He and his wife, Lisa, have two sons, Stephen […]

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