Vice Provost of International, Graduate and Extended Education at Cal Poly State University
Brian Tietje is a thought-leader in higher education and a passionate advocate for student success, particularly those who face challenging circumstances and who aren’t familiar with the unwritten rules of college and career success. Brian took his life experiences and grit from rural Ohio across the country as he traversed educational and corporate ladders to reach an executive leadership position in higher education. He presently serves as Vice Provost of International, Graduate and Extended Education at Cal Poly State University, and serves on the Board of Directors of several private and not-for-profit organizations. He is continually pursuing opportunities for educational innovation to meet the needs of students and employers. Prior to his administrative leadership career, Brian was an award-winning marketing professor in the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly.