Joshua Carcopa, MBA

Associate Director of Evaluations and Student Records Joshua Carcopa, associate director of Evaluations and Student Records, oversees Grantham University’s transfer of credit and Registrar’s Office, and developed the Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program for the University. In addition to a Master Certification in PLA, he holds an MBA in International …continued
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Tina Freestone, MA

Associate Dean, Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences Tina Freestone, associate dean, Criminal Justice, College of Arts and Sciences, spent several years as a law enforcement officer with a special assignment as a narcotic detective. Her experience includes drug investigations, police operations and procedures, criminal investigations, interviewing and interrogation, …continued
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Niccole Kopit, DBA

Associate Provost Dr. Niccole Kopit is the Associate Provost. In addition to a Doctorate of Business Administration, she also holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University, a Bachelor of Science from Park University and several certifications, including CAEL prior learning assessor, Six Sigma Green Belt and Criteria Reference …continued
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Julius Leary, MBA

Dean of Foundations Faculty Julius Leary, dean of Foundations Faculty, holds a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from Elmhurst College. He is currently working toward a Doctorate in Education, Interdisciplinary Leadership, through Creighton University. Prior to joining Grantham, Mr. Leary …continued
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Lorchi Lo, MBA

Chair of Foundations Faculty Lorchi Lo, chair of Foundations Faculty, holds a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Dana College. He is currently working toward a Doctorate in Education at Creighton University. Mr. Lo sits on the …continued
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David Marker, Ph.D

Dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business Dr. David Marker, dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business, has been with Grantham University since 2013. He spent the previous 12 years at the École Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) – Clermont Ferrand, France, where he served as a full professor, …continued
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Nancy Miller, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science Dr. Nancy Miller, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has taught in three countries, online and on the ground, and had dean, chair and program director experience. She worked as a civilian in an Air Force research lab …continued
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Jennifer Shreckengost, EdS

Dean of Curriculum and Instruction Jennifer Shreckengost, dean of Curriculum and Instruction, holds an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Technology from the University of Missouri, Columbia; a Master of Arts in Teaching – Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Saint Mary; and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education …continued
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Dana Basara, DNP

Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Dana Basara, dean of Nursing and Allied Health at Grantham University, is an educator and nurse administrator with over 35 years of experience in healthcare. She has been actively involved in student cultural diversity, pre- and post-licensure nursing education, faculty mentorship, and has a …continued
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Steve Turner, MBA

Manager of Academic Student Progress Steve Turner, manager of Academic Student Progress, is a retired Marine Corps Officer. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Averett University. Mr. Turner is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a …continued
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Boubacar Vilane, DBA

Chair of Foundations Faculty Boubacar Vilane, chair of Foundations Faculty, holds a Master of Business Administration from Emporia State University and a Master in Economics from Cheikh Anta Diop University. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration at Columbia Southern University. His dissertation focused on self-leadership as a predictor of new …continued
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Pat Winberg, MSN

Chair of Nursing Pat Winberg, chair of Nursing, holds a master’s in Nursing from the University of Kansas and a bachelor’s degree from Avila University. She has forty years of experience serving in a variety of roles in nursing education. She has taught multiple levels of nursing education and was …continued
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