VU Board of Trustees

VU Board of Trustees

CHAIR
John A. Stachura
VP and General Manager
Solar Sources Underground LLC
Send mail to home:
1997 E. DeerpathTrail
Vincennes, IN 47591
jstachura@bfhinc.com
Appointed: 11-06; Term Expires: October 3, 2021

FIRST VICE CHAIR
Michael J. (Mike) Sievers
Owner, Sievers & Companies
P.O. Box 726
Vincennes, IN 47591
mjsievers@sbcglobal.net
Appointed: 11-06; Term Expires: October 3, 2021

SECOND VICE CHAIR
Reginald K. (Reggie) Henderson
VP and General Manager
Telamon Energy Solutions
1000 E. 116th Street
Carmel, IN 46032
reggie.henderson@telamon.com
Appointed: 12-07; Term Expires: October 2, 2022

SECRETARY
John R. (J.R.) Gaylor
President & CEO
Associated Builders & Contractors of Indiana, Inc.
5001 N. Shadeland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46226
jr@abcindianakentucky.org
Appointed: 11-05; Term Expires: October 4, 2020

STUDENT TRUSTEE
Dartanyan A. Abney
1401 Park Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
dartanyanaabney@gmail.com
Appointed: 10-19; Term Expires: October 4, 2020

VU PRESIDENT
Charles R. (Chuck) Johnson, Jr.
Vincennes University
1002 N. First Street
Vincennes, IN 47591
president@vinu.edu
Appointed: Ex-officio Member 8-15

Darrel L. Bobe
Superintendent, North Knox School Corp.
11110 N. State Road 159
Bicknell, IN 47512
dbobe@nknox.k12.in.us
Appointed: Ex-officio Member 7-10

R. Scott Brand
Vice President of Quality Control
Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.
5500 State Road 38 East, PO Box 5689
Lafayette, IN 47903
scott.brand@subaru-sia.com
Appointed: 4-16; Term Expires: October 3, 2021

Kelly A. Clauss
Vice President, Medical Practice Management & Support
Services - Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center
800 W. 9th Street
Jasper, IN 47546
kclauss@mhhcc.org
Appointed: 10-119; Term Expires: October 2, 2022

 

Timothy A. (Tim) Grove
Superintendent, South Knox School Corp
6116 E State Road 61
Vincennes, IN 47591
tgrove@sknox.k12.in.us
Appointed: Ex-officio Member 7-12

Gregory T. (Greg) Parsley
Superintendent, Vincennes Community School Corp
1712 S. Quail Run Road
Vincennes, IN 47591
parsleyg@vcsc.k12.in.us
Appointed: Ex-officio Member 7-12

George S. Ridgway
Chief Architect
Cook Group, Inc.
Send mail to home:
2225 S Cave Rd
Bloomington, IN 47403
george.ridgway@cookgroup.com
Appointed: 10-13; Term Expires: October 2, 2022

Eric J. (Rick) Schach
Evansville, IN 47714
shocker0714@gmail.com
Appointed: 11-05; Term Expires: October 4, 2020

 

Board of Trustee's Minutes and Agendas

 

Senior Administrators (Leadership)

Senior Administrators (Leadership)

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Johnson
22nd President of Vincennes University

Charles R. "Chuck" Johnson was appointed the 22nd President of Vincennes University in 2015, after previously serving as Interim President for four months.  Johnson came to VU as Provost/Vice President for Instructional Services/Dean of Faculty and served in that capacity for three years. 

A native of Washington, Indiana, Johnson earned a Ph.D at Purdue University, an MBA from Bowling Green, and a B.S. in Economics from Indiana State University.  He and his wife, Sarah (VU '80), are the proud parents of two daughters.

 

 

 

Dr. Laura J Treanor
Provost and Vice President of Instructional Services/Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Laura J. Treanor was named the provost of Vincennes University in June of 2018.  Her previous roles have included System Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Vice President for Academics, Chief Academic Officer, Dean and Professor. 

Treanor earned a Bachelor of Science at Virginia Tech University, a Master of Arts at The Ohio State University, and a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech University.

 

 

 

Tony Hahn
Vice President of Government Relations

Tony Hahn was named Vice President of Government Relations for Vincennes University in November 2019.


Hahn had served since 2012 as Director of State Relations and Policy Analysis for Purdue University. Before his work at Purdue, he served as Deputy Director and Chief of Staff in the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. His experience also includes private law practice. Hahn, a Greensburg native, earned his bachelor’s degree in agribusiness management from Purdue in 1999. He also is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Law.


Hahn is active in the community, serving as an advisory board member for the Irsay Family YMCA in Indianapolis and on the Next Indiana, GRAD, & Career Ready Editorial Advisory Board. He previously served on Purdue’s College of Agriculture Dean’s Advisory Council and the National FFA Convention Local Organizing Committee. Hahn also volunteers as a Cub Scouts Cubmaster. He was recognized for exceptional service as a recipient of an Honorary American FFA Degree. He and his wife, Beth Hahn, a practicing attorney, have two children. 

 

Linda Waldroup

 Vice President, Financial Services

 Waldroup has provided an impressively long service to the University that spans more than four decades.

 She most recently served as the Associate Vice President for Financial Services and Controller. She oversaw the University’s accounting functions, including payroll, investments, debt service, purchasing, risk management, and accounts payable. Her responsibilities have included Student Financial Aid, Bursar, and Bookstore areas. She was greatly involved in the development of VU’s Primary Care Center.

 Waldroup began her career VU in 1976.

 Waldroup is a VU alumna. She earned her associate degree in accounting. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from University of Southern Indiana and an MBA from Ball State University.

 

 

David A. Tucker
Vice President, Workforce Development/Community Services

A native of Vincennes, Tucker has been practicing law in Indianapolis since 1989, most recently as a partner with Easter & Cavosie. He brings to the VU position knowledge of workforce development programs gained through his experiences representing the construction industry. While previously serving as general counsel for Collision Team of America, Indianapolis, his company maintained a close working relationship with the Area Nine Apprenticeship Program. Tucker also implemented a cooperative program with VU’s Automotive Collision Repair Department that provided VU students with work experience, the opportunity to earn college credit, and consideration for permanent employment upon graduation.

Tucker has been a regular presenter at legal seminars, including a statewide series of presentations for the Associated Builders and Contractors Association. He also serves on the boards of directors of two non-profit community groups in Indianapolis, one supporting park facilities and programs and the other providing life skills and job training programs for at-risk African-American men.

Tucker holds a law degree from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from DePauw University. While attending college, he worked and traveled in Europe, teaching Urban Studies to American college students in the Netherlands, Great Britain, and the former Yugoslavia.

 

Rick Kribs
Assistant Provost for Curriculum and Instruction

Rick Kribs became Assistant Provost of Curriculum and Instruction in January 2019.

Rick began his career in 2009 with Vincennes University as an Associate Professor of Mathematics. He served 4 years as the Department Chair of the Mathematics department and has served on numerous committees.

Rick earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a Concentration in Actuarial Science from the University of Evansville and a Master of Science Degree in Mathematics from Ball State.

 

 

 

Taja Davidson
Assistant Provost of Student Affairs/Dean of Students

Davidson has served in the area of Student Services at VU since 2014, first as Associate Dean of Students and more recently as Interim Dean of Students. Prior to joining the staff at VU, she served in a number of roles at Tennessee State University, including Assistant Director of Student Activities and Judicial Affairs Coordinator. Davidson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership at Indiana State University. She holds both BS and M.Ed. degrees from Tennessee State.