EC-Council University Staff
|Dr. Randy Plunkett
Dean of EC-Council University Dr. Randy Plunkett has been involved in the higher education arena for over ten years after 24 years of enlisted service in the US Air Force. He has extensive experience as an education program director, faculty member, course developer and lifelong learner in both the public and private sector. He earned a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University in New Castle, Delaware. He also holds a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Quality from Marion University in Fond Du Lac, Wi., as well as a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Mission Studies from Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, WI. He has published and presented on numerous topics related to higher education and to transition issues facing today’s student veterans.
Dr. Plunkett has extensive administrative experience including positions such as a National Director of Military Affairs, Government Education Manager, and as a Director of Strategic Partnerships specializing in Higher Education. He has served as an advisor to the Canadian government and has served over nine different boards including: North American Council on Diversity and Inclusion with Monster Worldwide, Community College Outreach Committee Chair with DeVry University, and the Vice President elect with Council of Colleges and Military Education. He also served as the Organizing Chair and President for Illinois Advisory Council on Military Education, and was a Member of the Illinois Governor’s Task Force for Service members and Veterans Education.
He is a former Chief Ombudsman with Illinois Committee for Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserve and has served as a consultant on veteran and military student issues to numerous public and private Universities. Dr. Plunkett also served as President of the Commission on Military Education and Training with American Association of Adult and Continuing Education.