Greg von Lehmen, PhD
Dr. Greg von Lehmen is senior vice president of External Relations and Initiatives at UMUC. He previously served as the university's provost and chief academic officer. He joined UMUC as the area director for Japan in August 2001, and worked for UMUC Asia as area director for Japan for four years. He returned to the United States in 2005, where he has served as the senior associate dean within the Undergraduate School and later as later as senior vice provost.
Prior to joining UMUC, Dr. von Lehmen taught constitutional and administrative law, political philosophy and public administration for five years at Georgia Southwestern State University, where he was a tenured associate professor. He joined Troy University in 1990, serving initially as assistant professor of public administration in the university's Master of Public Administration program in Europe and teaching in Germany, Spain, England, Italy, Turkey, and Portugal. He returned to the United States to serve as regional director of University College Programs–Southwest, managing Troy’s programs at military and NASA facilities in New Mexico, Arizona, and Montana. In 1997, he relocated to Okinawa, where until 2001 he oversaw Troy’s graduate programs in Japan, Korea, Guam, and Hawaii.
Dr. von Lehmen holds a PhD in political science and an MPA from the University of Georgia. He earned his BS in economics from Northern Kentucky University.