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University Leadership

University President

Dr. Sarac founded VIU in 1998 with the vision of offering students from all over the world the access to higher education. Dr. Sarac has been considered a visionary in his field. As a talented educator, lecturer, publisher, and leader, Dr. Sarac contributes decades of accomplishments and experiences to the ongoing success of Virginia International University.

 

Executive Team

Executive Vice President of Enrollment Management

In 2001, he received his diploma in software engineering and since then has worked with web application development and system maintenance.

He completed his Master of Business Studies (MBS) in 2003 from Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal, and in December 2008 he received his master (MIS) degree in information system from Virginia International University.

Director of Operations, Facilities and Property

Bayarjargal Battulga joined Virginia International University as an Operations, Facilities and Property Manager in August 2015 and was promoted to Director of Operations, Facilities and Property Management in June 2016. In this role, he provides direction, oversight and operation management for facilities and property maintenance; campus development and construction; campus security; transportation and parking; information services; and food service. Additionally, Mr. Battulga provides general accounting support to the university subsidiary entity.

Previously, Mr. Battulga was the Financial Manager at Hera Equipment LLC, a heavy duty equipment sales and service company in Mongolia. Prior to joining Hera Equipment LLC, he worked as a Financial Controller for TWB Drilling Ltd, a multinational core drilling company in the mining industry.

Mr. Battulga earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the National University of Mongolia, School of Economic Studies and his MBA degree in International Finance from Virginia International University.

Director of Human Resources

Rebecca Yu graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Cognitive Science. Since 2002, Rebecca has been creating and managing human resources departments for educational institutions, start-ups, and small business federal contractors. Rebecca recently retired from coaching volleyball after 14 years and is enjoying spending her free time with her family and pursuing personal interests such as web design, writing, interior design, and cooking.