Bonnie Nygard, Interim Dean Bonnie Nygard, M.Ed. 

Bonnie Nygard is interim dean of the Community & Technical College (CTC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She formerly served as the UAA Assistant Provost for Workforce Development and Career Pathway Planning.

During the 2005-2006 academic year, Nygard also served as CTC's interim dean, leading the college through a new planning process known as Career Cluster Planning. The process included an extensive demand analysis and ongoing input from industry partners. As a result of this work, the college received the 2006 Exemplary Leadership Award from the Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education.

Prior to this, Nygard served as the associate dean of Academic Affairs for CTC. She was also faculty and coordinator of Physical Education & Recreation at UAA for more than ten years.