Senior Vice President
Paul Pastorek assumed the role of Senior Vice President at the University of Arizona in August 2023. His journey within the university began earlier, as he was designated Chief Executive Officer and President of the University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) in February 2021. An advocate for students’ educational access and success throughout his career, Paul previously served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Loyola University New Orleans. Paul served as Louisiana’s Superintendent of Education from 2007 to 2011, leading the overhaul of New Orleans’ public schools after Hurricane Katrina, and achieving notable and sustainable gains in academic improvement statewide.
Chief Operating Officer
As the Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Scheie provides leadership for the day-to-day and long-term operations of the university including admission and matriculation, student affairs, career services, policy implementation, strategic partnerships, marketing, communications, and institutional effectiveness.
SVP, Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Kemp, CPA is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at UAGC. Lisa first joined UAGC as a financial consultant in January 2022, bringing more than 25 years of progressive experience focused on transformational financial solutions and business practices that deliver measurable enterprise results – nearly 20 of those years leading finance and budget operations at institutions of higher education.
Interim Chief Academic Officer & Vice President of Academic Experience
Morgan Johnson is the Vice President of Academic Experience and Interim Chief Academic Officer at the University of Arizona Global Campus. She brings over 15 years of experience in higher education leadership to UAGC. As a passionate educator, Morgan has over a decade of online teaching experience. She currently serves on the Association of Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL) Board of Directors and is active in leadership volunteer roles for the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), including Chair of the 2023 Leadership Symposium and Chair of the 2024 Innovate Conference.
Christine brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education to UAGC. Most recently, she oversaw admissions operations at Southern New Hampshire University for both their campus and online programs. Prior to that, she also served in admissions roles at Intercoast Career Institute, Premier Education Group, and Career Education Corporation.
General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer
Tommy joined UAGC in April 2021. In this role, he serves as the University’s Chief Legal Officer, where he provides legal, regulatory, and compliance guidance and counsel to the board, the president, the administration, and the faculty.