The Harvest Christian University Executive Vice President
HG Dr. Michael Bates Sr.
The Business Bishop
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Board of Regents
HG The Honorable Bishop
Prof. Dr. Michael Bates Sr.
Welcome to the Office of the Executive Vice President
The executive vice president is the chief administrative officer with oversight of the development, stewardship and operation of the physical campus, the delivery of campus services and the provision of programs to support campus life. Dr. Bates leads the efforts to continually improve the delivery of University operations and infrastructure while strengthening safety planning and coordination. He is responsible for providing overall leadership for University administrative services, has direct oversight
of the operating divisions and the administrative planning team. Dr. Bates chairs several committees, and reports to the University President.
The executive vice president is responsible for the University’s long-term campus plan and capital construction program, and leads University efforts through committees focused on environmental safety, enterprise risk management, compliance, and increasing efficiencies across administrative and academic departments.