Dr. John Jackson
- University of California, Santa Barbara, M.A., Ph.D.
- Fuller Theological Seminary, M.A.
- Chapman University, B.A.
Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Dennis Jameson
(2012-Present) Provost and Chief Academic Officer
- (2011-12) Vice President of Academic Affairs
- University of California Los Angeles, Ph.D.
- Fuller Theological Seminary, D.Min.
- University of Santa Clara M.A.
- Assemblies of God Theological Seminary M.A.
- Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div.
- Bethany College, B.Sc.
- Diploma Instituto De La Lengua Espanola (Spanish Language and Culture)
- Diploma Instituto Cultural Peruano, Norteamericano (Spanish and Peruvian Culture)
Dennis has a passion for the efficacy of the Christian liberal arts university as an expression of God’s grace to current and future generations and as a place in which great ideas are birthed and formed that can have profound transformational impacts on the world. William Jessup University is postured to become a major center for Christian higher education in Northern California and beyond. Serving the student population in undergraduate, continuing studies and post-baccalaureate studies, the university’s faculty is committed to providing the highest quality educational programs that embrace the values of leadership development, foundational study/knowledge of the liberal arts, whole-student and spiritual formation, diversity, and global awareness.
Jameson, a native Californian, has served in higher educational leadership as a faculty member and administrator for more than two decades during which time he has worked in colleges and universities in California, Illinois, South America, and Canada where he served for 12 years as a vice president and provost in Canada’s largest, privately-funded Christian liberal arts university. He has received more than a dozen academic awards, recognitions, and honors and is a member of several leading academic agencies, societies, and fellowships in the U.S. and Canada. His theoretical contributions are in the areas of adaptive pedagogies, organizational persistence-moral capital, experiential learning and spiritual formation in higher education where he has produced multiple volumes, scholarly papers, and conference presentations.
Chief Development Officer
(2011) Vice President for Development
- William Jessup University, BS, Business Management
Eric Hogue is a former radio and television professional and a former pastor. He started his 31-year radio career as a 16-year old in Canton, Ohio. Hogue was honored with Salem Communication’s 2004 “Andy Anderson Award” for excellence in broadcasting, Pacific Justice Institute’s “Media Award” both in 2006 and 2007, and he is best known for launching of the ‘historic recall’ of California in 2003.
Eric Hogue has been named among “The Best of Sacramento’s Local Talk Hosts” in years 2003, 2004 and 2005 and mentioned as one of Sacramento’s “Most Influential People” in 2004, and named as one of Sacramento’s most recognizable news makers for 2010 by Sacramento News and Review. He started broadcasting for Salem Communications in 1996, transferred (through Salem) to Sacramento in 2000 to become the station’s first Program Director and local morning talk show host for 1380 KTKZ. Eric is also a frequent guest opinion columnist in the Sacramento Bee.
Hogue is a frequent speaker for Northern California commercial events, ministries and charitable organizations. He ran for State Assembly in 2007. Hogue was also a youth director at High Mill Christian Center (1985-88) and founding teaching pastor of Full Life Fellowship (1991-97) both in Canton, Ohio. Eric is married to Tammy (Boosz) Hogue (25 years),and they have two daughters and a son-in-law.
Associate Provost: Enrollment & Strategic Initiatives
Dr. Todd Erickson
Assoc. Provost: Strategic Management
Chief Information Officer
Dr. Bryce Jessup
(1970), President (1984 – 2010)
- San Jose Bible College, BTh, 1958
- Pepperdine University, BA, 1961; MA, 1968
- Northwest Christian College, D.D., 1992
Bryce served as president of William Jessup University for 25 years. During his presidency, the University substantially improved its financial position, achieved regional accreditation, significantly increased enrollment, broadened the curriculum, and moved to Rocklin, CA. Dr. Jessup has worked as a professor, pastor, coach, and Dean of Students.
He has been a significant leader in Bay Area pastors groups, the Billy Graham Crusade, and ethnic reconciliation groups. He has published numerous articles on leadership and church issues, has served on many non-profit boards, and was named “Man of Valor” by the Racial Reconciliation Committee of Santa Clara Valley African-Americans in 1999.