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147 Sycamore Street
Pikeville, Kentucky 41501
University President Burton J. Webb, Ph.D. (606) 218-5261President@upike.edu
Michael Bacigalupi, O.D.Dean, Kentucky College of Optometry(606) 218-5511MBacigalupi@upike.edu
Barry BentleyVice President, Finance and Business Affairs(606) 218-5988BarryBentley@upike.edu
David HutchensVice President, Advancement & Alumni Relations(606) 218-5282DavidHutchens@upike.edu
Lori Werth, Ph.D.Provost(606) 218-5830LoriWerth@upike.edu
Dana Shaffer, D.O.Dean, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine(606) 218-5501DanaShaffer@upike.edu
Paul E. PattonUniversity Chancellor(606) 218-5262PEP@upike.edu
Officers:Terry L. Dotson – ChairmanM. Lynn Parrish – Vice ChairmanDaniel P. Stratton – Secretary
Board of Trustees:Nancy Horn Barker – Winchester, KYJames H. Booth – Lovely, KY *Marcia Cassady – Prospect, KYDonald F. Cecil – Salyersville, KYLarry Coleman, M.D. – Pikeville, KYHarding E. Dawahare – Lexington, KYTerry L. Dotson – Prestonsburg, KY *Joe E. Ellis, O.D. – Benton, KYLarry B. Forester – Lexington, KYH.E. (Mike) Gardner Jr. – Morgantown, WVW. Allen Gillum – Ivel, KYJean R. Hale – Pikeville, KY *Gregory V. Hazelett, D.O. – Pikeville, KYBob Hutchison – Paintsville, KYJody M. Johnson, D.O. – Marksville, LA *Martin S. Levine, D.O. – Short Hills, NJWilliam P. Malone – Louisville, KYRonald G. McCoy, O.D. – Pikeville, KY *M. Lynn Parrish – Pikeville, KY *Gregory G. Pauley – Frankfort, KYReed D. Potter Jr. – Pikeville, KYJohn Rasnick – Lexington, KYDaniel P. Stratton – Pikeville, KY *Richard A. Sturgill – Lexington, KY *E. Bruce Walters II – Pikeville, KYGregory A. Wilson – Prestonsburg, KY
*Executive Committee Member