St. Louis Extension Campus
5501 Delmar St Louis Mo 53112
Bishop Michael Bates Sr. Ph.D.
The Executive Vice Chancellor, HG. Bishop Dr. Michael Bates Sr. is responsible for managing daily campus operations and developing academic and administrative policies. The office works closely with the President, the chair of the Regents, and local staff.
Vice Chancellor Bates works constantly for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and oversees the extension campus's efforts to create a more inclusive institution and campus climate.
The Role of the Chancellor at Harvest Christian University Extension
As Vice-Chancellor Dr. Bates uses his strengths and experience, executive and political skills to respond to internal and external constituencies; Bishop Dr. Bates is a proven administrator with the technical expertise to manage billion-dollar budgets and thousands of employees; and an entrepreneur who can create a compelling vision for the future of the campus that inspires faculty, students and staff, as well as private donors whose support the vice-chancellor must cultivate.
Extension programs were designed to educate entire communities. Unlike four-year universities and colleges, and community colleges, extension programs aren’t completed for credit. Individuals who enroll in this kind of program take classes purely to advance their knowledge in a subject.