John L. Derry became the sixth President of Hope International University on August 15, 2003. Dr. Derry comes to the university from a background of academic, campus and pastoral ministries.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Paul Alexander, Ph.D., was named Vice President for Academic Affairs in February 2010. Dr. Alexander has served Hope International University since 1995 in a variety of leadership roles that have left an indelible mark on the advancement of the University.
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Teresa Smith was appointed Vice President for Enrollment Management in February 2010. Mrs. Smith has served HIU as Director of Admissions for the Graduate and Online programs since 2007.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Michael Mulryan was appointed Vice President for Institutional Advancement in February 2010. He previously served as Executive Director of Development and Alumni Relations at HIU for three-plus years.
Vice President for Business & Finance
Tom McGlinchey was appointed HIU's Vice President for Business and Finance in April 2019. He has over 20 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Mark Comeaux, Ed.D., was appointed Vice President for Student Affairs in April 2005. Under his leadership, the Student Affairs Department has undergone a number of noticeable improvements.