You have to prepare people for school and you also have to listen to them, knowing and understanding a person’s path is important.”
Dr. Brad Tyndall has worked for community colleges for more than 19 years serving as adjunct faculty, full-time faculty, department chair, academic dean, vice president and now president. Tyndall has a Ph.D. in Economics with specializations in Environmental Economics and International Finance. His master's degree is in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; both from Colorado State University.
Dr. Brad Tyndall has been the president of Central Wyoming College since July 2016. He has worked in the field of community economic development all of his adult career. Overseas, he worked 5 years in eastern Africa and the Middle East for the US Agency for International Development, Peace Corps, and CARE International. He was a Fulbright Fellow in economic development for a Work Bank affiliate in Kenya. In 2016, he was asked by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to present at its World Environment Day conference in Jubail. After 9/11/2001, to promote peace and understanding, he began doing presentations on Islam and he has published a book recounting his personal perspective.
In the US, Brad has worked in economic development in the community college sector for over 20 years in Colorado (Front Range Community College), New Mexico (San Juan College), Missouri (Crowder College) and now Wyoming (CWC).
Brad has a B.S. in Science Journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. He has studied Arabic at the University of Strasbourg in France and at the Sudan Arabic Institute in Khartoum. He speaks English, French, Arabic and some Amharic.
Brad’s Master’s Degree is in Ag & Natural Resource Economics from Colorado State University where his thesis was on the Colorado Corn Market. His Ph.D. in Economics, also from CSU, focused on the innovative solutions to economic development in Africa.
Brad loves teaching and has managed to teach about one course per year as an administrator. He also enjoys dabbling in agriculture by way of growing grapes and making wine. He loves hiking, skiing, and fishing.
Brad is originally from Littleton, CO, and has spent much time hiking and boating in Wyoming with his family. He is married to Audrey and they have three children, Sophia, Tedla, and Jalon.