Office of the President

AU Cabinet

President PistoleJohn S. Pistole, President
(765) 641-4010

President 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 director in 2004. 

In March 2006, the FBI honored Pistole with the 2005 Presidential Rank of Distinguished Executive. President Barack Obama appointed Pistole as head of the Transportation Security Administration in the spring of 2010 and his appointment was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 25. In July, 2010, Janet Napolitano, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, swore in Pistole as director of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Learn more about President Pistole.

Provost MorrisDr. Marie S. Morris, Provost
(765) 641-4021

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.

Dr. Morris earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Eastern Mennonite University, a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia, and a Ph.D. in Nursing Administration from George Mason University.


Dana StuartDana S. Stuart, Vice President, Finance and Treasurer
(765) 641-4166

Dana Stuart was appointed Vice President for Finance and Treasurer in March 2012. She previously served the university as controller and treasurer, assistant treasurer and controller, director of receivables and investment accounting, and accounts receivable manager.

Stuart received a Bachelor of Arts from Anderson University and a Master of Business Administration from the Falls School of Business. Stuart has served as a board member of Community Hospital Anderson and as a member of the Indiana Association of College and University Business Officers (IACUBO).