Chris Luekenga serves as assistant provost and the dean of students. He served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Western Colorado University for 6 years where he oversaw Residence Life, Security Services, Conduct, Title IX, Health and Wellness, University Center and Student Engagement/Orientation. Chris also taught Psychology courses for Western including General Psychology, Personality Theory, The History of Psychology, and designed and taught Psychology of Human Strengths.

Chris is an ordained Church of God minister and served congregations in Colorado for 25 years.

Chris graduated from Anderson University (College) with a B.A. In Psychology and minor in Bible and from Trinity Seminary with an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry.

Chris is married to Dr. Joani Brandon. Chris has two married children, Dayne (Brittany) who live in Florida, and Madison (Ben) Leatherman who live in Anderson. Chris attends Park Place Church of God and enjoys outdoor activities.

Chris has a passion for mentoring university students and young professionals in life transforming opportunities.