Chosen as president and chief executive officer on November 27, 2000, Jon R. Wallace, DBA, immediately began building upon the legacy of his predecessors and envisioning the next level of God-honoring excellence for Azusa Pacific University.
Focusing on developing a highly qualified faculty and implementing a comprehensive capital campaign, Wallace’s vision for the next decade encompasses both the detailed steps and the innovative ideas necessary to continue APU’s growth and success.
A published author and sought-after speaker, Wallace attends Baseline Community Church, where he has served as an elder. He enjoys cooking, outdoor exercise, and family time. His wife, Gail, is an assistant professor of prior learning assessment in APU’s liberal studies degree-completion program and has recently completed her studies for a Ph.D. in Higher Education. They have three children: David, Matt, and Kate.