Academic Schools and Centers

The following list provides information on APU’s colleges and schools, research centers, campus libraries, and the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education.

Schools and Colleges

Azusa Pacific Seminary
Robert Duke, Ph.D., dean
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Jennifer Walsh, Ph.D., dean
College of Music and the Arts
Stephen Johnson, DMA, dean

Schools and Departments:
Honors College
David Weeks, Ph.D., dean
School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
Robert Welsh, Ph.D., ABPP, dean

School of Business and Management
Robert Roller, Ph.D., dean
School of Education
Anita Henck, Ph.D., dean

School of Nursing
Aja Tulleners Lesh, Ph.D., RN, NP, dean
School of Theology
Robert Duke, Ph.D., dean


University College
Fred Garlett, Ed.D., Dean of Campus Programs
Kurt Takamine, Ed.D., Dean of Online Programs
University Libraries
Paul Gray, Ed.D., Th.M., dean

  • Hugh and Hazel Darling Library
  • James L. Stamps Theological Library
  • William V. Marshburn Memorial Library

Centers and Academy

Center for Academic Service-Learning and Research
Judy Hutchinson, Ph.D., executive director

Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence
Richard Martinez, executive director

Center for Global Learning and Engagement
Jim Adams, Ed.D., executive director

Center for Research in Science

Center for Research on Ethics and Values
Mark Eaton, Ph.D., director

Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Stephanie Juillerat, Ph.D., associate provost

Center for Vocational Ministry
Chris Adams, Ph.D., executive director

Noel Academy for Strengths-based Leadership and Education