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Sullivan University Promotes Ernst to Senior Vice President

Sullivan University turned to its executive director of the College of Technology and Design to be its next senior vice president.

Chris Ernst was promoted to the new role last week.

He is a Louisville native and a graduate of Sullivan University where he has spent his entire professional career.

In his newly-announced role, Ernst will have responsibilities relating to the overall administrative operation of the university with particular emphasis on the Sullivan University Main Campus.

“Chris Ernst’s long and dedicated career to the Sullivan University System has been a productive and successful one,” said President and CEO of Sullivan University Dr. Jay D. Marr. “We look forward to having Chris assume this progressively more responsible role.”

Earning his Master of Business Administration from Sullivan University in 2003, Ernst graduated Summa Cum Laude with the President’s Cup. He was inducted as a member of Sigma Beta Delta, an international honor society for students in business, management, and administration. He also received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Sullivan University.

"I’m excited about the opportunity to be more involved in the overall operation of Sullivan University," Ernst commented. "It is my goal to enhance the students’ overall experience while they work to obtain their career goals. It’s great to part of a University that is student focused and is committed to student success."

-Staff report

Photo: Chris Ernst (provided)