Academic Council

Dr. Trey Hill

Dean, School of Arts, Sciences & Health

Dr. Trey Hill serves as Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences & Health, having previously served as the school’s assistant dean. Prior to joining OSUIT, Dr. Hill served as Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Psychology at Fort Hays State University, where he taught research methods, statistics, and psychology courses to undergraduate and graduate students for seven years. Dr. Hill has also served as President of the Southwestern Psychological Association, and later the organization’s Chief Information Officer.

Outside of academic leadership, Dr. Hill is an avid researcher, having published numerous peer-reviewed articles in experimental psychology and judgment and decision making. He has also published in academic leadership journals and is on the second edition of a co-authored cognitive psychology textbook.

Dr. Hill received a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Kansas State University, M.S. in experimental psychology from University of Louisiana at Monroe, and a B.S. in psychology from Oklahoma State University – Stillwater.

Jenny Duncan

Jenny Duncan has been the library director at OSUIT since 2003. She has a Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Education in Library Media from East Central University.

She has played a significant role in transforming the OSUIT Library during her time, including renovating the main hallway and adding new flooring throughout. In addition to the renovation, Duncan also aided in adding two new study rooms, including the Mediascape Room with the help of a $30,000 grant.

Duncan also implemented the Tech To-Go Program which allows over 50 laptops and 30 hotspots, along with many other pieces of technology, including 3D Printers available for check out to students, faculty and staff.

She took initiative to ensure OSUIT was the first academic library in Oklahoma to procure the 3M RFID library security system in 2004 and has since procured new security gates. 

In addition to her primary role, Duncan has also served on the Faculty/Staff Council as the chair and a member. Through her involvement in the Faculty/Staff Council, she initiated and has overseen the Employee Birthday Luncheons since 2007 and led or participated in many initiatives to positively impact faculty and staff.

Jody Grammer

Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs, Jody Grammar Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs

Prior to her role as Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Grammer served as Cooperative Alliance Coordinator and Assistant Registrar/Prior Learning Assessment & Articulation Services Coordinator at OSUIT.

She serves as a Federal Compliance Peer Reviewer on the Higher Learning Commission; chair of the President’s Retention Task Force; and several other higher education committees.

Grammer has also worked as an instructor at Meridian Technology Center as well as a laboratory technician and laboratory manager at the Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab-OSU.

Grammer earned a master’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership in 2011 and a bachelor’s degree in Zoology in 2000 from Oklahoma State University-Stillwater; and she earned a certificate of mastery in Prior Learning Assessment from the Council for Adult & Experiential Learning in Chicago in 2014.


Terryl Lindsey

Dean, School of Transportation & Heavy Equipment

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.

Robert "Bob" Firth

Dean, School of Engineering and Construction Technologies

Bob Firth serves as Dean of the School of Engineering & Construction Technologies at OSU Institute of Technology. Prior to being appointed Dean, he served as a faculty member in the Pipeline Integrity program. Firth has also served as an instructor for the past twenty years.

Before coming to OSUIT, Firth a veteran of the energy industry started and sold several companies and was CEO of Atlas Pipeline a publicly traded company where he rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Firth started his career as a maintenance person subsequently working his way through various jobs to the executive level.

Mr. Firth holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts degree in Business from Upper Iowa University. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Firth has served on numerous industry boards and keynote speaker at energy conferences.