Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Joshua Arnold has served Christ faithfully in the fields of ministry and student development, participating in God's redemptive story unfolding through institutions of distinctly Christian higher education, for nearly two decades. He served most recently as Vice President for Admissions & Student Development at Bluefield University in Bluefield, VA (2018-2022) and Chief Student Development Officer at Life Pacific University in San Dimas, CA (2013-2018). Dr. Arnold has served the HIU community as Vice President for Student Affairs since 2022. Dr. Arnold is an alumnus of Life Pacific University, graduating with a Bachelor of Theology ('03), and earned his M.Ed. in Student Affairs ('07) and Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership & Management ('18) from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Arnold is active in numerous professional associations, including the Association for Christians in Student Development and Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, where he serves as a Commissioner for Chief Student Development Officers. He and his family (Holly, wife; Isabella, daughter and HIU student; Noah and Sawyer, sons) currently reside in Chino Hills, CA.