University of Evansville

Facts and Traditions

UE is a fully-accredited, private, liberal arts and sciences based university affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Senior Administrative Team

Tom Kazee

Dr. Tom Kazee

Olmsted Hall 201

Jack Barner

Mr. Jack Barner

Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Igleheart Bldg.

Dana Clayton

Dr. Dana Clayton

Vice President Student Affairs/Dean of Students
University Center 230A

Shane Davidson

Dr. Shane Davidson

Vice President/Enrollment Services
Olmsted Hall 217

Phil Gerhart

Dr. Phil Gerhart

Dean/Engineering and Computer Science
Koch Center 250A

Philip M. Gerhart holds a B.S.M.E. from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered professional engineer in Indiana and Ohio.|He was a professor of Mechanical engineering at the University of Akron from 1971 to 1984, chair of the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the University of Evansville from 1985 to 1995 and has been Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science since 1995.

Dr. Gerhart has written three books and more than 40 scholarly papers and reports. He has been principal investigator on grants from the United States Army, NASA, the National Science Foundation, and the Electric Power Research Institute. He has served as a consultant to several firms in the power and process industries.

Dr. Gerhart is a Life Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and served as ASME’s vice-President for Performance Test Codes from 1998 to 2001. He was awarded the ASME’s Performance Test Codes Gold Medal in 1993 and the Silver Beaver award from the Boy Scouts of America in 2001.

Donald Jones

Mr. Donald Jones

Vice President/Marketing and Communications

Ray Lutgring

Dr. Ray Lutgring

Ridgway Dean of Arts and Sciences
Hyde Hall 222

Lynn Penland

Dr. Lynn Penland

Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
Graves Hall 301

Dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences since 1998, Penland has a B.S. in elementary education, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in health education, all from the Ohio State University. She has been at the University of Evansville for 30 years.| Prior to that her career included teaching at the Ohio State University and University of Hawaii and serving as a public health educator for the Tennessee Department of Public Health.

Greg Rawski

Dr. Greg Rawski

Schroeder Family Dean/School of Business Administration
Schroeder Family Bldg. 122

Mark Spencer

Mr. Mark Spencer


Jeff Wolf

Mr. Jeff Wolf

Vice President/Fiscal Affairs & Administration
Olmsted Hall 214