Leadership

Offices & Services

Office of Academic Programs

Accreditation: attainment and renewal of all accreditation and licensure efforts.

Curriculum: research and development of various degree and certificate programs offered by the university. All academic curricula offered are carefully designed by experienced professors and industry professionals.

Office of Admissions

Admissions: review admission criteria, evaluate the qualifications of applicants for all programs.

Marketing and Recruitment: marketing and recruitment operations to promote our programs, issue I-20 and other SEVIS services

Office of Financial Management

Accounting & Financial Services: The Office of Financial Management provides accounting and financial management services to employees and students of Virscend University. 

Office of Student Success

Student Advising: student advising and student retention and graduation.

Institutional Research: collects, compiles and analyzes data for institutional research and decision making.

Registrar: registration services to make sure all students follow the plan procedure to register for courses 

Office of Operations

General Operations: maintain and operate physical technological, and digital assets of Virscend University.

Human Resources: hiring, firing, retention, promotion record keeping for all employees and faculty.

Information Technology: manage current computer accounts, software subscriptions, Moodle teaching platform, Student Information System and Library services (IBIS World)

University Committees

Curriculum Committee

Responsibilities

  • Develop the policy of academic affairs

  • Monitor the execution of academic affairs

  • Development and update program curricula

  • Coordinate with faculty to conduct annual assessment.

  • Make recommendations to the Strategic Plan in consultation with the Administrative Council.

Members

  • Director of Academic Programs

  • 2 Faculty members

Admission Committee

Responsibilities

  • Monitor student admission, retention and graduation

  • Decision making on student admission for all programs using established criteria

  • Develop criteria for scholarships/honors/awards for all programs

  • Student Advising

  • Evaluate and for transferring credit using established criteria

  • Monitor and Review Program Agreements

Members

  • Director of Admission

  • 1 Faculty

  • 1 Staff

Administrative Council

Responsibilities

  • Review all administrative issues of the University

  • Execute the strategic plan

  • Receive feedback from Strategic Planning Committee

  • Implement improvements and adjustments as advised by Strategic Planning Committee

  • Make recommendations to the Board in regards the Strategic plan.

  • Administers student evaluations, communicates results to the Curriculum Committee and Personnel Committee

Members

  • President

  • Director of Academic Programs

  • Director of Admissions

  • Director of Financial Management

Information Technology Committee

Responsibilities

  • Review all technology related issues

  • Computer hardware/software and network deployment strategy

Members

  • Director of Academic Programs

  • 1 faculty

  • Technical staff

 
Grievance Committee

Responsibilities

  • Manage grievances from faculty, staff and students and student grade appeal

Members

  • 1 faculty

  • 1 staff

 
Personnel Committee

Responsibilities

  • Review the performance of faculty and staff

  • Recruiting, retention and promotion for faculty and staff

Members

  • President

  • Director of Academic Programs

  • 2 faculty

Faculty Council

Responsibilities

  • Collect and share information for decision-making, especially regarding the sustainability of student success, academic quality, and institutional purposes. 

Members

  • Teaching Associates

  • Teaching Faculty

Board of Trustees

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Dr. Bruce Lee, Chairman of the Board

Dr. Lee has 25 years of industrial experience in R&D and process/customer engineering applications of materials technologies for electronic, aerospace, automotive/ceramic, and chemical industries.

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Mr. Steve Gramme

Mr. Gramme is a business executive with 20 years of experience in business consulting and strategic planning for Fortune 100 global organizations in the high tech, information, legal, academic, entertainment, real estate and finance industries

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Dr. John Austin

Dr. Austin has 20 years of experience in medical practice working with a globally recognized provider.

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Mr. Steven Hsiang

Mr. Hsiang has 20 years of marketing and technical support experience with fortune 500 company.

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Dr. Sara Saedinia

Dr. Saedinia has 4 years of experience as Director of Innovation and Product Manager for leading biotech company.

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Dr. Steve Fisher

Dr. Fisher has 25 years of experience in both higher education for recognized accredited institutions and field experience as an Accounting Consultant.

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Ms. Joanna H. Cho

Dr. Cho has over 30 years of financial reporting, payroll, and accounting in private, non-profit, and government agencies and currently is the Accountant III for the L.A. County Development Authority.

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Ms. Tiffanie Archie

Tiffanie Archie has extensive marketing, project management, and relationship development experience mostly focusing on international markets.