Stephen Pyle

Associate Professor  |  College of Hospitality Management
Denver Campus



Stephen Pyle has been with Johnson & Wales for more than 20 years and oversees all programming for the College of Hospitality Management. Known for his ability to start and implement new projects, Pyle has developed over 15 courses, four degree programs and 10 concentrations with two colleges across two different campuses. Most recently, he developed an MBA program with a concentration in Hospitality, the first of its kind in the Rocky Mountain Region. He was instrumental in developing a bachelor’s degree in Recreation/Leisure Management and course concentrations in Golf Management, Resort Management, and Commercial Recreation and Sports Management.

M.A., Recreation and Leisure Management, Radford University, Virginia
B.A., Hospitality Administration, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, New York


  • hospitality management; venue management; academic administration on the college and department level