Office of the President

President Clif Smart

Administrative Council

Administrative Council includes the central administrators who work to develop and implement the goals and priorities of the University. The group is chaired by the president and meets weekly. The members are listed below. High-resolution versions of the photos are also available.

Dr. James P. Baker

Dr. James P. Baker

Vice President for Research and Economic Development and International Programs

Donna K. Christian

Donna K. Christian

Director Internal Audit and Compliance

DChristian@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-3162
Office: Carrington Hall 205
Dr. Ken D. Coopwood

Dr. Ken D. Coopwood

Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

Ryan T. DeBoef

Ryan T. DeBoef

Chief of Staff
Assistant to the President for Governmental Relations

Rachael M. Dockery

Rachael M. Dockery

General Counsel

RMDockery@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-8507
Office: Carrington Hall 205
Brent Dunn

Brent Dunn

Vice President for University Advancement

Dr. Frank A. Einhellig

Dr. Frank A. Einhellig

Provost
Chancellor of Mountain Grove Campus

John W. McAlear

John W. McAlear

Secretary to the Board of Governors

Ken McClure

Ken McClure

Vice President for Administrative and Information Services

Suzanne Shaw

Suzanne Shaw

Vice President for Marketing and Communications

SuzanneShaw@MissouriState.edu
Phone: 417-836-5139
Office: Meyer Alumni Center 303
Dr. Dee Siscoe

Dr. Dee Siscoe

Vice President for Student Affairs