Leadership at Excelsior University

Our leadership at Excelsior University, including our president, provost and chief academic officer, and board of trustees, work to ensure Excelsior operates efficiently, responsibly, and with a focus on what matters most: Always putting students first.


David Schejbal is president of Excelsior University. When he was appointed by the Board of Trustees in August 2020, he became Excelsior’s fourth president since Excelsior’s founding in 1971. Under his leadership, Excelsior focuses on providing adult learners with continuing education, degree completion, and career readiness opportunities.

Board of Trustees

The Excelsior University Board of Trustees is the governing body for Excelsior. The board comprises individuals from across the United States who are prominent in the fields of business, education, government, and the professions.

Academic Leadership

Academic leaders ensure Excelsior offers high-quality degree programs that meet the needs of adult learners. Members include:

Administrative Leadership

Administrative leaders engage in decision making regarding policy and the strategic direction of Excelsior, ensuring Excelsior supports its mission. The administrative leadership of Excelsior University includes: