Office of the President

"For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do."

Ephesians 2:10 (NIV)

Biography

Sheldon C. Nord, Ph.D., became the tenth president of Corban University on July 1, 2013. During the past three decades, Nord has been part of the Corban family on almost every level: student, alumnus, employee, vice president, trustee, president-elect and now president.

Nord’s career includes Advisor to the Rector at Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia), 1994-95; Assistant Director of Admissions, Indiana University, 1995-96; Dean and Vice President for Student Affairs at Oregon Institute of Technology, 1997-2002; Dean and Vice President for Student Affairs, Weber State University (Utah), 2002-03; Vice President for Student Affairs, Eastern Oregon University, 2003-07; President, Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia), 2007-10; Vice President for Student Services, North Idaho College, 2010-2012; and President-elect at Corban, 2012-13.

His education includes a B.S. in Social Science from Corban University; Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University; Ph.D. in Higher Education at Indiana University; and post-doctoral work at Harvard University’s Institute for Higher Education.

Nord’s family includes his wife, Jamie, and daughter, Hannah, who is a Corban alumna.