Greg Salsbury, Ph.D., was appointed by the Western Colorado University Board of Trustees as the 14th President of the University in April 2014. Salsbury holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Communication from the University of Southern California, a M.A. in Communication Management from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, a M.A. in Communication from the University of Illinois and a B.S. in Speech Communication and Psychology from Southern Illinois University. Prior to his appointment, Salsbury worked for the Jackson National Life Insurance Co. for 17 years. There he served as Jackson National Life’s Executive Vice President of Distribution, Head of Sales for Bank and Regional Broker Dealer Channels, and Senior Vice President of Resource Development. Salsbury has written two books, including “Retirementology–Rethinking the American Dream in a New Economy” and “But What if I Live? The American Retirement Crisis“, and numerous articles.