Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Chief Administrative Oversight Officer
Prior to serving in his current role as executive vice president for academic affairs, Gary Weier has served at Bob Jones University as a full-time faculty member in the division of communication, registrar, and vice president for administration.
Dr. Weier’s passion is to see students’ lives transformed through the unique learning experiences provided through a biblically faithful liberal arts education. His desire is for students to understand their potential in Christ and to experience a growing passion to know, love, and serve Him.
He leads a gifted team that directs BJU’s academic and student life programs, as well as the University’s communications, enrollment planning, and research and assessment functions. He also enjoys the opportunity to teach one or two media courses each year.
Dr. Weier serves as a deacon and adult Sunday school teacher at his local church and also as a board member for the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools.
He and his wife, Rebecca, were married in 1990 and have four children. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in speech communication from BJU and a PhD in communication from Purdue University. He has studied as a summer fellow at Vanderbilt University’s Higher Education Management Institute.