USU’s dedicated administration and staff work in concert with our faculty and board of trustees to foster a positive, supportive learning environment for our students. USU staff members – many of whom are bilingual – are dedicated professionals who have experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse students. The USU staff is dedicated to preparing students of every age to learn the skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly global economy.
Steven Stargardter, Ph.D.
Dr. Jennifer Newmann became Provost at United States University in 2017. Dr. Newmann earned her Bachelor of Science from Arizona…
Jennifer Newmann, M.B.A., Ed.D.
Dr. Jennifer Newmann became Provost at United States University in 2017. Dr. Newmann earned her Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University, MBA from National University, and doctorate from University of California San Diego and CSU San Marcos. Dr. Newmann is also a successful entrepreneur from the San Diego area. She has owned and operated 4 businesses over the last two decades and has worked in academia for almost 20 years. Dr. Newmann has taught courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs at USU. In her spare time, Dr. Newmann is an avid reader and water polo fan. She enjoys the beautiful beaches in San Diego, reading, and taking road trips throughout the Southwest and Mexico with her family.
Student Recruitment Specialist – Military Michael comes to United States University and Aspen University with a diverse background in…
Student Recruitment Specialist – Military
Michael comes to United States University and Aspen University with a diverse background in business development and higher education. Michael served 10 years in the US Navy as an Aviation Ordnanceman and Recruiter. He has experience in the higher education industry as an admissions/enrollment advisor and most recently, an Enrollment Manager at Ashford University. He is a father of 2 (18, 16 years old) and 2 dogs (Boxer & Chihuahua). Michael is an avid UCLA, LA Dodger and Oakland Raider fan and loves camping and trout fishing with his Fiance, Alex.
Director of Financial Aid
Natalie Robinson, Esq.
Director of Financial Aid
Pat Bently is the Clinical Placement Coordinator at United States University. Prior to joining United States University, Ms. Bently was…
Pat Bently, RN, PHN, MSN, MBA, NP
Pat Bently is the Clinical Placement Coordinator at United States University. Prior to joining United States University, Ms. Bently was the Clinical Placement Coordinator (CPC) at Brandman University and prior to that position served as the CPC at the Graduate College of Nursing at Arizona State University. She was a faculty member at the College of Nursing Lynchburg College in Virginia and San Diego State University in California. Ms. Bently, also was a member of the School Health Team at San Diego Unified School System. She currently lives in Arizona and has one daughter who currently lives in Switzerland.