Randal R. Wisbey is La Sierra University’s third president. He was elected on July 1, 2007. Before coming to La Sierra University, Wisbey was the president of Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University) Takoma Park, Maryland. Prior to being the president of Columbia Union College, he was the president of Canadian University College in Alberta, Canada. Before working as a college president, Wisbey was an Associate Professor of Youth Ministry at Andrews University.
Wisbey graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from Walla Walla College and a Master of Divinity from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. After spending a number of years in pastoral and chaplaincy roles, he earned his doctorate at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington DC.