Academic Council

Academic Council

 

Christian Bradley

Dean, School of Creative & Information Technologies
918-293-5043
christian.bradley@okstate.edu
Christian Bradley serves as dean of the School of Creative & Information Technologies at OSU Institute of Technology.

Before coming to OSUIT in 2019, Bradley served as the institutional director of Media Arts for The Art Institute’s College of Creative Art and Design. Bradley was also an academic director, program chair and full-time teacher at various times during his 16 years with the Art Institutes. He has a B.A. in Art from Cal State Fullerton and an M.A. in Leadership from South University. He has worked at multimedia companies, that include Interplay, The Collective, and JVC, over the span of his professional career. Bradley also was the president of Cubicle Arts, a contracting company that provided digital and traditional art assets for multimedia companies. Over the past 18 years, Bradley has focused on teaching others how to use 3D and digital art software in the classroom, through various publications and by developing online training series offered through TheGameInstitute.com, Lynda.com, and The Art Institutes Online.  


Terryl Lindsey

Dean, School of Transportation & Heavy Equipment
918-293-4730
terryl.lindsey@okstate.edu

Terryl Lindsey serves as dean of the School of Transportation & Heavy Equipment at OSU Institute of Technology.

His educational credentials and industry-specific certifications include an Associate of Applied Science in Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology from OSUIT in 1983, an Associate of Arts in General Studies from Connors State College in 2001, a Bachelor of Science in Technical and Industrial Education from Oklahoma State University in 2003, and a Master of Science in Teaching, Learning, and Leadership with emphasis on Administration & Curriculum Development from Oklahoma State University in 2005. He is also recognized with an Oklahoma Teaching Certification for Trade/Industrial Education, grades 6-12, a Technology Center Standard Administrator Credential and an Oklahoma Teaching Certification for Secondary Principal.

Lindsey has been employed with OSUIT since 1995 when he began as a faculty instructor for the Heavy Equipment Vehicle Institute. Since then, he has also been Lead Instructor for both the ATC Freightliner Technology Program and the MHC Kenworth Truck Technology Program. Prior to becoming dean of the School of Transportation & Heavy Equipment, Lindsey served as dean for the School of Diesel & Heavy Equipment, interim dean for the School of Automotive Technologies and was also the Assistant Division Chair for the Heavy Equipment and Vehicle Institute from 2011 to 2015.

He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the School of Transportation & Heavy Equipment. His leadership efforts have served the industry well, also serving in several advisory roles. He is currently serving on the Diesel Technology Advisory Board for Central Technology Center and Kiamichi Technology Center. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Occupational Education from Oklahoma State University.


Steve Olmstead

Dean, School of Engineering & Construction Technologies
918-293-4744
steve.olmstead@okstate.edu

Steve Olmstead serves as dean of the School of Engineering & Construction Technologies at OSU Institute of Technology.

Olmstead graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science. He became a faculty member in the OSU Institute of Technology Construction Management program in 1991—following several years in the construction industry.

While in the construction industry, one the companies he worked for was J.A. Jones Construction, which at the time was one of the largest general contractors in the world. During his employment with them, he worked on many projects. One of the construction projects Olmstead was on was a 79-story, $116 million, high-rise building in downtown Chicago, 311 South Wacker Drive. At the time, it was being built, it was the “World’s Largest Concrete Structure”.

Prior to becoming the dean of the School of Engineering & Construction Technologies, Olmstead served as the dean of the School of Construction Technologies.


Lisa Weis

Dean, School of Arts, Sciences & Health
918-521-1192
lisa.weis@okstate.edu

Dr. Lisa Weis serves as the dean for the School of Arts, Sciences & Health at OSU Institute of Technology. 

Prior to joining OSUIT on July 1, 2019, Dr. Weis served as the associate vice president for Academic Affairs and chief operating officer at Langston University Tulsa. During her time at Langston she increased the efficiency and effectiveness of university wide practices, improved customer service response times, increased campus enrollment and was instrumental in the creation and operations of providing college level, credit bearing courses to incarcerated individuals in Oklahoma.

Dr. Weis serves on the boards of the Greenwood Cultural Center and North Tulsa Community Coalition. She is a Junior Achievement volunteer, providing financial literacy courses to students in elementary, middle and high school and serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care. 

Dr. Weis has published several refereed journal articles and made multiple state, national, and international presentations. Her most recent grant writing efforts provided approximately $1.2 million to increase educators’ participation in urban agricultural experiences and to promote academic success for middle school students in highly diverse, low-income areas. Throughout her career, Dr. Weis has earned multiple accolades including the Vision of Excellence Award, Dean’s Award for Pedagogy/Andragogy, Faculty Service Award, Alumni Association Award for Professionalism in the Classroom, Dean’s Award for Service and, perhaps her most cherished award, the Langston University Student Body Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership. 

Dr. Weis earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, MBA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Strategic Communication, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, and B.S. in Family Relations and Child Development. She holds Oklahoma and National Board teaching certifications and has over 25 years of teaching and administrative experience in public school and higher education.