Dr. Jon “Tony” Oliver serves as the dean of the College of Health Sciences at Southern Utah University.
Previously Dr. Oliver served as the interim associate dean of the College of Health and Human Services at Eastern Illinois University. He has served at that institution as a professor since 2002 with a specialization in Sport Administration.
Dr. Oliver earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Brigham Young University. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.
Industry Expertise (2)
Sport - Amateur
Areas of Expertise (13)
Higher Education Administration
High School Athletics
Sports Event Management
Sports Facility Management
Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
Sport Management Principles
Governance in Sport
University of Kansas: Ph.D., Education
Specialization in Sport Administration
Brigham Young University: Master's Degree, Physical Education
Brigham Young University: Bachelor's Degree, Physical Education
Media Appearances (1)
SUU Names Two New Deans
Southern Utah University Provost Dr. Jon Anderson announced today the appointments of two new deans. Dr. Jeffrey Miller will serve as Dean of the College of Engineering and Computational Sciences, and Dr. Jon “Tony” Oliver has been appointed Dean of the College of Health Sciences. Both were selected after a national search.
Event Appearances (6)
Non-Boundary vs. Boundary High Schools in the IHSA Football Playoffs
2020 IAHPERD Virtual State Convention
Participation Fees (Pay-to-Play Fees) in Interscholastic Athletics
2017 IAHPERD State Convention
Do Enrollment Multipliers Promote Competitive Balance in High School Sport?
2016 IAHPERD State Convention
Participation Trends in High School Athletics
2015 IAHPERD State Convention
The Impact of the IHSA Multiplier on State Championship Results
2014 IAHPERD State Convention
Policy Case Studies Involving High School Sports
2013 IAHPERD State Convention
The Impact of the IHSA’s Enrollment Multiplier on Competitive BalanceIllinois Journal
Fall 2017, pp. 15-25
Comparison of Male and Female Participation Trends in Illinois High School AthleticsIllinois Journal
Spring 2012, p. 56-60
Diabetes in School-Age Children: It’s Not Limited to Type 1 AnymoreIllinois Journal
Ruholl, S. & Oliver, J.
Spring 2011, p. 46-48
Effect of short-term failure versus nonfailure training on lower body muscular enduranceInternational Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Willardson, J., Emmett, J., Oliver, J., Bressel, E.
2008, p. 279-293