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Evangel Cabinet

Ms. Linda Allen

Vice President for Business and Finance

Linda Allen, C.P.A., M.B.A, serves as vice president for business and finance. A 1983 Evangel graduate, Allen served on the board of of trustees from 2008 until 2014 when she accepted her current position. While on the board of trustees Allen served as the chair of its finance committee.

  • B.B.A. Evangel University
  • M.B.A. University of St. Thomas
Linda Allen Cabinet Member
Linda Allen’s career has included serving as director of finance for Northwest Airlines, chief accounting officer with Nextel Partners, vice president of finance for Sprint-Nextel and CFO for Telesphere Networks.

Mr. Chris Belcher

Chris Belcher Cabinet Member
Chris Belcher came to Evangel from Oral Roberts University, where he served 24 years working with financial aid, as seminary registrar, and senior director of undergraduate admissions and recruitment.

Vice President for Enrollment Management

Chris Belcher joined Evangel in October 2014 as vice president for enrollment management. He brings strength and expertise to Evangel’s enrollment management efforts and to the strategic work of its leadership team.

  • B.Mu. Oral Roberts University
  • M.Mgt. Oral Roberts University

Dr. Michael Kolstad

Vice President for University Advancement
Interim Chief Marketing and Communication Officer

Michael Kolstad serves as vice president for university advancement and interim chief marketing and communication officer. Kolstad provides leadership for cultivating alumni and donor relationships to support the funding of Evangel’s mission and programs and oversees the university’s marketing and communication efforts.

  • B.A. Evangel University
  • M.M.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • D.M.A. University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Michael Kolstad
Michael Kolstad is an Evangel graduate and served as chair of the department of music at Evangel from 2007-2014.

Dr. Michael McCorcle

Michael McCorcle

Executive Vice President and Provost

Dr. Michael McCorcle has served as the University Provost and Executive Vice President since 2015. With more than 35 years of experience in computational physics and meteorology, he served on faculty at Iowa State University and as Senior Research Scientist for Science Applications International Corporation in McLean, VA. He was principle investigator in multiple competitive grants obtained from the National Science Foundation, USDA, EPA, and the Department of Defense. He joined the EU faculty in 1996 serving as Chair of the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences from 2001-2015. As an Evangel professor, he received the E.M. and Estella Clark Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007.

  • B.S. University of California, Davis
  • M.S. University of Utah
  • Ph.D. University of Utah

Dr. Greg Johns

Dr. Greg Johns

Vice President for Student Development

Dr. Greg Johns serves as vice president for student development. Investing in and building relationships with young people is John’s passion. He has worked with university-age young people for 40 years in various educational and missions settings in the United States and overseas, including 25 years living and teaching in South Africa.

  • B.S. Central Bible College
  • M.A. AGTS
  • Ed.D. Nova University