Dr. David J. Moore returned to the presidency of American Indian College in June 2013 after holding that position previously from 1987-1994. President Moore also held a variety of other posts during his first tenure at the College from 1975-1994 including faculty member, Academic Dean, and Business Administrator. Under his leadership the College grew in size and became the nation’s first (and only) regionally-accredited Christian college serving primarily Native American students.
Prior to his return to AIC, Dr. Moore served in a number of roles including Vice-President of the Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education from 2008-2013, Administrator and IDA Program Coordinator for Convoy of Hope, an Assemblies of God humanitarian aid organization, from 2001-2008. He also served as Director of Intercultural Ministries and Department Administrator for U.S. Missions at the Assemblies of God National Resource Center from 1994-2001. During that time he was responsible for the appointment process and supervision of some 400 missionaries ministering to over 40 different cultural groups across the U.S. He has also served on several ministry boards and continues to do so on a selective basis.
Dr. Moore holds a Bachelor’s degree from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri and a Master’s degree in Intercultural Studies from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, also in Springfield. Dr. Moore also pursued Ph.D. studies in higher education administration at the University of Arizona, and completed a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Dr. Moore and his wife Cheri have three children and six grandchildren.