Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2019  
Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Council 2018-2019



Administrative Council 2018-2019

Keith Ross,* B.A., M.A., Ed.D.
President

Arlen R. Dykstra,* B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor of History

Andy Chambers,* B.S., M.Div., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Student Development/Associate Provost
Professor of Bible

Kenneth Revenaugh,* B.S., M.B.A.
Senior Vice President for Business Affairs

Thea Abraham, B.A., M.S.E., M.A.
Director of Records
Instructor of English

Terri Adams
Director of Calendar/Special Events

Sheri Brandt, A.A., B.A., B.S., M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Dean, MBU-Troy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center
Assistant Professor of Education

Heather Brase, B.M.
Director of Campus Management Systems/Special Assistant to the Provost for Program Applications/
Director of Data Management and Compliance

Bryce Chapman, B.A., M.A.
Acting Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and University Communications

Zach Greenlee, B.S., M.A.
Director of Student Financial Services

Kim Grey, B.A., M.S.E.
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Career Services

Stephen J. Heidke, B.S.
Director of Public Safety and Transportation

Amber Henry, B.S.E., M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D.,
Associate Vice President for Extended Learning Professor of Education

Edward Hillhouse, B.S., M.B.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Education

Janet Mayfield, B.S., M.B.A.
Assistant to the President

Jerry McKittrick, B.A., M.Div.
Director of Information Technology

R. Robert Richman, B.S.
Director of Special Projects

Pam Savage, B.S., C.P.A.
Controller

Thomas M. Smith, B.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.,
Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics
Professor of Education & Health and Sport Sciences

Cynthia Sutton, B.A., M.B.A.
Director of Admissions

Lydia Thebeau, B.A., Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Accreditation
Dean of Academic Advisement and Allied Health Initiatives
Professor of Biology

Marsha Tierney, B.S., M.S.
Dean, Franklin County Regional Learning Center
Assistant Professor of Education

Melanie Bishop, B.S., M.A., Ed.D.
Associate Vice President for Graduate Affairs
Dean, School of Education
Associate Professor of Education

 

*President’s Cabinet

Administrative Officers and Staff 2018-2019

President’s Office:

Keith Ross, President
Janet Mayfield, Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs:

Arlen Dykstra, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of History
Dorie Dickinson, Administrative Assistant to the Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Genise Collum, Provost Office Document Coordinator
Melanie Bishop, Associate Vice President for Graduate Affairs; Dean – School of Education; Associate Professor of Education
Robyn Pitts, Administrative Assistant to the Associate Vice Presidents for Graduate Studies and Academic Affairs & Accreditation
Heather Goodin, Coordinator of Doctoral Student Services
Brittany Sansagraw, Director of Graduate Admissions
Madalyn Donahue, Graduate Administrative Coordinator
Rosanne McCoy, Graduate Studies Advisor/Retention Specialist, MBA, MSE – Curriculum and Instruction, MET and MAT (A-L)
Charlene Slates, Graduate Studies Advisor/Retention Specialist, MA in Counseling, MACM and MACJ/CS
Grace Green, Graduate Studies Advisor/Retention Specialist, Educational Specialist, MAT (M-Z) and MEA
Amber Henry,  Associate Vice President for Extended Learning; Professor of Education
Jim Chellew, Site Coordinator, MBU in Arnold Regional Learning Center
Taylor Bell, Administrative Assistant for the MBU in Arnold Regional Learning Center
Vonda Davis, Office Assistant, MBU in Arnold Regional Learning Center
Megan Wilson, Director for Farmington and Hillsboro Regional Learning Centers
Nicole Canania, Administrative Assistant for Farmington Regional Learning Center
Ricki Roth, Office Manager and Academic Advisor, MBU at Jefferson College Regional Learning Center
Ed Hillhouse, Professor of Education
Janice Chapman, Undergraduate Online Enrollment Counselor – Adult and Online Program
Natalie Taylor, Online Enrollment Counselor
Laura Klaus, Online Enrollment Coordinator
Marsha Tierney, Dean, Franklin County Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Education
Suzanne Emmons, Education Site Coordinator for the MBUFranklin County Regional Learning Center; Instructor of Education
Cookie Banderman, Receptionist, Franklin County Regional Learning Center
A. Lynne Rinne, Academic Advisor, Franklin County Regional Learning Center
Sheri Brandt, Dean, MBU-Troy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Education
Mark Engelhardt, Education Site Coordinator for the MBUTroy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center; Professor of Education
Eva Beamer, Office Manager for the MBU-Troy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center
Donna Krone, Office Assistant for the MBU-Troy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center
Sandra “Renee” Russell, Office Assistant for the MBU-Troy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center
Loftin Woodiel, Dean, Lewis & Clark Regional Learning Center; Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Corporate Security Leaderhip
Chris Corby, Office Manager for the MBU at Lewis and Clark Regional Learning Center
Julia Schroeder, Dean of the Southern Illinois Regional Learning Centers; Professor of Education and Natural Sciences
Marsha Grob, Part-time Administrative Assistant for MBU at Rend Lake Regional Learning Center
Lydia Thebeau, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Accreditation; Dean of Academic Advisement and Allied Health Initiatives; Professor of Biology
Carla Jones, Coordinator for Undergraduate Advising
Brenda Bradford, Dean of Diversity/Inclusion and Community Engagement; Associate Professor of Business Administration
CeCelia Bond, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Business
Karen Kannenberg, Acting Dean of Business; Director of MBA Program; Associate Professor of Marketing and Business Administration
Melanie Bishop, Associate Vice President for Graduate Affairs; Dean – School of Education; Associate Professor of Education
Shelton Smith, Director of K-12 Educational Leadership Programs; Professor of Education
Clint Limoges, Director of Counselor Education; Assistant Professor of Counseling Education
Nancy Sickler, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Education
Kathleen C. Wendt, Director of Teacher Certification Advising
Ellen John, Assistant to the Director of Teacher Certification Advising
Mary Ann Bouas, School of Education Scheduling Coordinator; Assitant Professor of Education
Angela McGowan, Teacher Certification Coordinator
Amanda Kehoe, Budget Coordinator for the School of Education
Larry Smith, Chair – Division of Fine Arts; Professor of Music; Director – MBU Honors
Sarah Dickey, Fine Arts Administrative Assistant
Jordan Cox, Director of Choral Activities; Assistant Professor of Music
Shane Williams, Director of Bands; Associate Professor of Music
P. Gregory Comfort, Chair – Division of Health and Sport Sciences; Director of Distance Learning; Professor of Health and Sport Sciences
Joy Brueggeman, Assistant to the Division Chair of Health and Sport Sciences
Karana Phillips, Learning Management System (LMS) Administrator
John Han, Ph.D., Professor of English and Creative Writing; Chair – Humanities Division; Editor – Intégrité: A Faith and Learning Journal; Editor – Cantos
Curtis McClain, Director of Christian Studies; Professor of Bible
Jerry Deese, Chair – Division of Natural Sciences; Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Janelle Moore, Lab Manager for the Natural Sciences Division
Janet K. Puls, Chair – Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Associate Professor of Human Services and Psychology
James Kellogg, Coordinator for Criminal Justice Program; Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Amber Pyatt, Dean – School of Nursing; Associate Professor of Nursing
Heather Brase, Director of Campus Management Systems/ Special Assistant to the Provost for Program Applications/ Director of Data Management and Compliance
Mary Ellen Fuquay, Director of EXCEL; Assistant Professor of English
Doug Morris, Assistant Director of EXCEL; Professor of Education
Colleen Inman, Director of EXCEL Student Services
Bob Kilzer, Director of Study Abroad

Library Services:

Jeanna C. Ryner, M.S., Director of Library Sciences
Fred McKinney, M.L.S., Reference Librarian
Rebekah McKinney, M.A. (L. & I.S.), Cataloging Specialist
Jessica Omalla, Acquisitions Librarian
Ling Thumin, M.L.S., M.B.A., Circulation Librarian
Linda Webb, Circulation Manager

Records Office:

Thea Abraham, Director of Records; Instructor of English
Kathie Pitts, Associate Director of Records; VA Certifying Official
Isaac Bondurant, Records Graduation Administrator
Kasia Allen, Transfer and Articulation Coordinator
Kathy Hammers, Transcript Evaluator and Reverse Transfer Coordinator; VA Certifying Official
Molly Munoz, Degree Audit and Publication Coordinator
Melissa Cornwell, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Records
Kameron Moore, Records Assistant 

Information Technology:

Jerry McKittrick, Director of Information Technology
Jerel Thurman, Network/Systems Administrator
Ian Harrier, Associate Network and Systems Administrator
Timothy Jackson, Application Developer
Andrew Douglas, Helpdesk Manager
Nicholas Pifer, Desktop Systems Administrator

Student Development:

Andy Chambers, Senior Vice President for Student Development/Associate Provost; Title IX Coordinator; Professor of Bible
Krista Huse, Administrative Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Student Development
Kimberly Grey, Associate Dean of Students; Director of Career Services
Sarah Gibbs, Career Services Program Support Assistant
Taira Schertz, Director of Resident Life
Kayla Knapp, Resident Director of North Hall
Stephen Crain, Resident Director of Pillsbury-Huff Hall
Abbey Adams, Resident Life Coordinator
Marie Tudor, Coordinator of Assessment and Success Initiatives, Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies
Lara Hines, Director of Student Activities
Aaron Lumkin, Campus Minister
Jessica Fitzgerald, Director of International Student Affairs
Amy Williams, Processing and Program Assistant for the Department of International Student Services
Amy Goodberlet, Director of Student Success
Jeanette Musgrave, Student Success Advisor/Special Needs Coordinator
Judy Ellison, Student Success Advisor/Special Needs Coordinator
Stephen Heidke, Director of Public Safety and Transportation
Joseph Edwards, Deputy Director of Public Safety; Title IX Investigator
Bryanne Anderson, Assistant to the Director of Public Safety

Athletics:

Thomas M. Smith, Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics; Professor of Education & Health and Sport Sciences
Eddie Uschold, Associate Director of Athletics (Outdoor Sports); Head Baseball Coach; Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences
Iris Dixon, Assistant Director of Athletics (Compliance); Head Women’s Basketball Coach; Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences
Andy Joly, Assistant Director of Athletics over Facilities and Scheduling; Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach
Chelsea Gammon, Assistant to the Director of Athletics 
Andrea Robb, Manager of Athletic Operations
Brad Cygan, Assistant Director of Athletics for Media and Communication
Kevin Schaefer, Assistant Director of Sports Information 
Meredith Dill, Head Athletic Trainer
Ashley Broughton, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Michael Nolan, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Craig Zurliene, Assistant Athletic Trainer
Jacob Alvernia, Head Men’s Soccer Coach
Jason Burianek, Head Football Coach
Andrew Douglas, Head Coach of ESports
Katie Cline, Head Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach
Matthew Brock, Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Justin Hoagland, Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach
Brian Jackson, Head Men’s and Women’s Wrestling Coach; Instructor of Business Administration
Jessica Johnson, Director of Spirit Programs and Community Relations
Deno Merrick, Head Women’s Soccer Coach; Part-Time Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences
Chris Nichols, Women’s Head Sand Volleyball Coach
Tom Young, Men’s Volleyball Coach
Mark Sissom, Head Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach
Steve Solovic, Head Men’s and Women’s Bowling Coach
Cole Stevenson, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
Craig Walston, Head Softball Coach; Instructor of Natural Sciences

Business Affairs:

Ken Revenaugh, Senior Vice President for Business Affairs
Pamela Savage, CPA, Controller
Eric Schertz, Senior Accountant
Loretta Doggett, Staff Accountant
John Paden, Staff Accountant
Mary Ann Dare, Payroll/Benefits Administrator
Laurie A. Wallace, Payroll/Benefits Administrator
Auburn Ard, Student Accounts Counselor
Emily Crain, Business Office Collections Clerk
Larry Funke, Financial Services Assistant
Rachel Gann, Accounts Payable
Dana Lorenz, Accounts Payable/Payroll and Benefits Clerk
Rob Richman, Director of Special Projects
Teresa Milton, Director of Housekeeping
Mike Krone, Director of Grounds
John Shaw, Director of Maintenance
Alec Blackford, Manager of The Perk
Cynthia Morgan, Bookstore Manager

University Advancement:


Sandy Riutcel, Advancement Services Coordinator
Ashlee Johnson, Executive Director for University Advancement
Brian Knapp, Alumni Relations Manager
Bryce Chapman, Acting Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and University Communications
Coral Christopher, Digital & Editorial Strategist
Jenny Sinamon, Multimedia Graphics and Production Specialist
Katlyn Moncada, Web Content Specialist
Sebastian Munoz Castellanos, Enrollment Marketing Specialist
Terri Adams, Director of Calendaring and Special Events
Aaron Chastain, Technical Coordinator for Special Events
Brenna Lacey, MBU Fitness Coordinator

Admissions:

Cynthia Sutton, Director of Admissions
Jill Crain, Transfer Admissions Counselor
Daniel Wood, Transfer Admissions Counselor
Kalie Adams, Senior Admissions Counselor and Campus Visit Coordinator
Ben Carril, Freshman Admissions Counselor
Jenna Moore, Freshman Admissions Counselor 
Mary Kate Walton, Freshman Admissions Counselor
Janet Roark, Administrative Assistant for Undergraduate Admissions
Leah Maasen, Admissions Processing Specialist 
Laura Copeland, University Receptionist
Laura Klaus, Online Admissions Coordinator 

Financial Services:

Zach Greenlee, Director of Student Financial Services
Elizabeth Poeling, Associate Director of Student Financial Services/Student Accounts
Pamela Miller, Associate Director of Student Financial Services
Yolanda Dye, Assistant Director of Student Financial Services
Michelle Derby, Financial Assistance Counselor for New Students 
Michael Meyer, Financial Assistance Counselor 
Nicholas Sinamon, Financial Assistance Counselor for New Students
Eric Bliggenstorfer, Financial Services Administrator
Jessica Broombaugh, Student Accounts Assistant

Full-Time Faculty 2018-2019

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DAVID WAYNE BAILEY 2002
Professor of Psychology  
B.S., Evangel College, 1977  
M.A., Biola University, 1980  
Psy.D., Biola University, 1983  
   
MATTHEW R. BARDOWELL 2016
Assistant Professor of English  
B.A., Florida International University, 2004  
M.A., Florida Atlantic University, 2007  
Ph..D., Saint Louis University, 2016  
   
ASHLEY BELL 2018
Assistant Professor of Nursing  
B.S.N., Cedarville University, 2008  
M.S.N., University of Missouri-Saint Louis, 2013  
   
CATHY BENTON 1986
Professor of Music  
A.A., Jefferson College, 1973  
B.M.E., Murray State University, 1975  
M.M., Webster University, 1983  
D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2002  
   
KEITH BEUTLER 2000
Professor of History  
B.A., Liberty University, 1991  
M.Ed., Union University, 1997  
M.A., University of Tennessee, 1999  
Ph.D., Washington University, 2005  
   
MELANIE BISHOP 2013
Associate Vice President for Graduate Affairs  
Dean, School of Education  
Associate Professor of Education  
B.S., Southwest Baptist University, 1994  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 1998  
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2010  
   
MARY ANN BOUAS 2006
School of Education Scheduling Coordinator & Undergraduate Advisor  
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.A., Drury University, 1972  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1976  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2014  
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2018  
   
BRENDA D. BRADFORD 1999
Dean of Diversity/Inclusion and Community Engagement  
Associate Professor of Business Administration  
B.A., Washington University, 1977  
M.A. Washington University, 1990  
Additional Studies: Saint Louis University; Missouri Baptist University  
     
HOLLY BRAND 2000  
Professor of Psychology    
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1994    
M.S., Saint Louis University, 1999    
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2002    
     
SHERI BRANDT 2012  
Dean, MBU-Troy/Wentzville Regional Learning Center    
Assistant Professor of Education    
A.A., St. Charles Community College, 1991    
B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1997    
B.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1998    
M.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2000    
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist Univerity, 2012    
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2014    
     
AMY BRINKLEY 2016  
Director - Higher Education Leadership Program    
Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership    
A.A., Jefferson College, 2006    
B.A., Lee University, 2009    
M.A.T., Lee University, 2011    
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 2012    
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016    
     
JAMES CHELLEW 2005  
Site Coordinator, MBU in Arnold Regional Learning Center    
Assistant Professor of Education    
B.A., Central Methodist College, 1972    
M.A., Truman State University, 1978    
Additional Studies: University of Missouri-St. Louis    
     
PATRICK W. CLEVELAND 2017  
Assistant Professor of Counseling Education    
B.A., Baptist Bible College, 1982    
B.A., Metropolitan State University, 1986    
M.A., University of Colorado, Denver, 1994    
Ph.D., Regent University, 2008    
Additional Studies: University of Colorado, Denver, 2007    
     
KIM COCHRAN 1999  
Instructor of Mathematics    
B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1987    
M.B.A., Webster University, 1996    
     
DAVID COLLUM 2012  
Assessment and Accreditation Data Coordinator    
Assistant Professor of Education    
A.A., Holmes Junior College, 1975    
B.S., Delta State University, 1976    
M.S., Mississippi State University, 1979    
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2012    
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist Univerity, 2015    
   
JANET L. COMFORT 2004
Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences  
B.S., Liberty University, 1992  
M.A.C., Lynchburg College in Virginia, 1998  
M.Ed., Wichita State University, 2002  
   
PAUL GREGORY COMFORT 2003
Chair, Health and Sport Sciences Division  
Professor of Health and Sport Sciences  
B.S.E., University of Arkansas, 1979  
M.Ed., University of Arkansas, 1986  
Ed.D., University of Arkansas, 1992  
   
MARY ANN CONAWAY 1992
Professor of Counseling  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1962  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1980  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1991  
   
JUSTIN COOK 2018
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education  
B.S., Missouri State University, 2008  
M.S., Missouri State University, 2015  
   
JORDAN COX 2015
Director of Choral Activities  
Assistant Professor of Music  
B.M.E, Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
M.A.R., Liberty University, 2012  
Additional Studies: University of Missouri-Columbia  
   
KASEY COX 2012
Assistant Professor of Communications and Theatre  
B.M., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
M.A., Fontbonne University, 2014  
   
TAMMY S. COX 2006
Associate Dean of Education - Teacher Education and Student Affairs  
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.S.Ed., Southwest Baptist University, 1981  
M.A., Oral Roberts University, 2003  
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2018  
   
GUY DANHOFF 2008
Assistant Professor of Health and Sport Sciences  
A.A., William Rainey Harper College, 1987  
B.S., Western Illinois University, 1990  
M.S., Western Illinois University, 1992  
   
DEBRA D’ARCY 2017
Assistant Professor of Nursing  
B.S.N., Purdue University-Calumet, 1987  
M.S.N., Webster University, 2003  
   
JERRY DEESE 1996
Chair, Natural Sciences Division  
Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics  
B.S., North Carolina State University, 1972  
M.S., North Carolina State University, 1976  
Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1978  
   
TIMOTHY DELICATH 2012
Director – Office for Institutional Research and Assessment  
Professor of Educational Research  
B.S., Bradley University, 1980  
M.B.A., Lindenwood University, 1987  
Ph.D., St. Louis University, 1998  
   
DIANE DENNEY 2008
Professor of Education  
B.A., Harris Stowe State University, 1965  
M.A.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1970  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1988  
   
MARK DUERR 2017
Assistant Professor of Biology  
B.A., Concordia University Wisconsin, 2010  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2016  
   
MATTHEW C. EASTER 2012
Assistant Professor of Bible  
B.A., Southwest Baptist University, 2005  
M.Div., Duke University, 2008  
Ph.D., University of Otago, 2012  
   
ANDREW FRANKLIN ELVINGTON 2015
Assistant Professor of Biology  
B.S., Clemson University, 2006  
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, 2013  
   
MARK D. ENGELHARDT 1999
Professor of Education  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1974  
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 1981  
Ed.S., Saint Louis University, 1988  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1990  
   
LADD FASZOLD 1987
Professor of Music  
B.M.E., Southeast Missouri State University, 1974  
M.C.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976  
D.M.A., University of Memphis, 1993  
   
JOHN HAN 1999
Chair – Humanities Division  
Professor of English and Creative Writing  
Editor of Intégrité: A Faith and Learning Journal  
Editor of Cantos: A Literary and Arts Journal  
B.A., Kookmin University, 1979  
M.Ed., Yonsei University, 1986  
M.A., Kansas State University, 1991  
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1998  
Writing Certificate in English, Missouri Baptist University, 2007  
   
JOE DONALD HEATH 2015
Visiting Lecturer in Corporate Security Leadership and Criminal Justice  
A.A., Jacksonville College, 1977  
B.A.S., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1979  
M.Ed., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1983  
Ph.D., Dallas Baptist University, 2011  
M.S.C.J., Missouri Baptist University, 2014  
   
SUSAN K. HLADKY 2015
Director of Field Experiences  
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.S.Ed., Emporia State University, 1980  
M.Ed., Washburn University, 1987  
Advanced Certification Studies: University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1993  
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2011  
   
TARA HOMMELSON 2018
Assistant Professor of Nursing  
B.S.N., Maryville University, 2008  
M.S.N., University of Missouri-Saint Louis, 2013  
   
LINDA NICHOLE VINES JOHNSON 2005
Assistant Professor of Human Services and Psychology  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 1998  
M.S.W., Saint Louis University, 2002  
Ph.D., Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016  
   
JASON JORDAN 2018
Assistant Professor of Counselor Education  
B.S.B.A, Tennessee Technological University, 1993  
M.A.C., Trevecca Nazarene University, 2010  
Ph.D., Trevecca Nazarene University, 2016  
   
KAREN KANNENBERG 1994
Acting Dean of Business  
MBA Program Director  
Associate Professor of Accounting and Business Administration  
B.M., Shorter College, 1985  
M.A., Webster University, 1994  
D.Mgt., Webster University, 1999  
   
JAMES KELLOGG 1996
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Corporate Security Leadership and Program Coordinator  
B.A., Missouri Baptist College, 1974  
M.A., Webster University, 1990  
   
MARK KIMZEY 1996
Assistant Professor of Health and Sport Sciences  
A.S., North Greenville College, 1988  
B.A., Missouri Baptist College, 1990  
M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary, 1994  
M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2006  
   
STEPHANIE KONTRIM-BAUMANN 2004
Director of Assessment  
Assistant Professor of Marketing and Business Administration  
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1990  
M.B.A., Washington University, 1998  
   
CLINT R. LIMOGES, LPC 2016
Director of Counselor Education  
Assistant Professor of Counseling Education  
B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University, 1992  
M.A., Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1995  
M.S., Henderson State University, 2005  
Ph.D., Walden University, 2014  
   
JASON MALLORY 2017
Assistant Professor of Music  
B.M., University of Southern California, 2004  
M.M., University of Louisville, 2006  
D.M.A., University of Iowa, 2014  
   
CURTIS K. MCCLAIN, JR. 1988
Director of Christian Studies  
Professor of Bible  
B.A., Howard Payne University, 1977  
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1980  
Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, 1995  
   
C. ALLIN MEANS 2011
Professor of Journalism and Communications  
B.A., Baylor University, 1986  
M.A., University of West Florida, 1998  
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2010  
   
ROBIN MURRAY 2017
Assistant Professor of Nursing  
B.S.N., Indiana University, 1997  
M.S.N., Webster University, 2003  
Additional Studies: Webster University, 2008  
   
BRIDGETT NIEDRINGHAUS 2018
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.S.E.D., University of Missouri-Saint Louis, 1992  
M.A.E., Lindenwood University, 1998  
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2012  
   
ALICIA NODDINGS 2013
Associate Dean of Education - Accreditation, Assessment, and Data  
Associate Professor of Education  
B.S., Baylor University, 1990  
B.M., Baylor University, 1994  
M.A., Concordia University Chicago, 1999  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2012  
   
MICHAEL NOLAN 2013
Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences  
A.A., Southeast Community College, 2005  
B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009  
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2011  
   
JULIE OOMS 2014
Assistant Professor of English  
B.A., Dordt College, 2008  
Ph.D., Baylor University, 2014  
   
DAVID PIERCE 2004
Assistant Professor of Health and Sport Sciences  
B.S.E., Lakeland College-Sheboygan, 1970  
M.S.S., United States Sports Academy, 1989  
   
SHAYANI PIERIS 2012
Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences  
B.Sc., University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1997  
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2007  
   
LOWELL PITZER 1990
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.S., Alderson Broaddus College, 1964  
M.A., West Virginia University, 1967  
Continuing Education Program for Certification: University of Virginia, 1979 and 1981  
   
JANET K. PULS, L.C.S.W. 2000
Chair, Social/Behavioral Sciences Division  
Associate Professor of Human Services and Psychology  
B.A., Maryville University, 1997  
M.S.W., Saint Louis University, 1999  
Ph.D., Walden University, 2011  
   
AMBER PYATT, R.N. 2016
Dean of School of Nursing  
Associate Professor of Nursing  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 2006  
B.S.N., Newman University, 2010  
M.S.N., University of Cincinatti, 2014  
D.N.P., American Sentinel University, 2016  
   
LAURA RAUSCHER 2011
Associate Professor of Education and Counseling  
B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2001  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2004  
Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2012  
   
KATHY ROSELAND 2018
Assistant Professor of Nursing  
A.S.N., Middle Georgia State University, 2016  
B.S.N., Chamberlain University, 2011  
M.S.N., Chamberlain University, 2013  
D.N.P., Chamberlain University, 2016  
   
JULIA SCHROEDER 2012
Dean, Southern Illinois Regional Learning Centers  
Professor of Education and Natural Sciences  
A.S., John A. Logan College, 1974  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1976  
M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1988  
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1995  
   
DAVID B. SMITH 1998
Assistant Professor of Mathematics  
B.S.E., Illinois State University, 1975  
M.S., Illinois State University, 1981  
   
LARRY SMITH 1998
Chair, Fine Arts Division  
Director – MBU Honors  
Professor of Music  
B.M.E., Baylor University, 1979  
M.M., Southwest Texas State University, 1986  
D.M.A., Arizona State University, 1998  
   
SHELTON SMITH 2005
Director of K-12 Eductional Leadership Programs  
Professor of Education  
B.S.E., Southeast Missouri State University, 1967  
M.Ed., Southeast Missouri State University, 1972  
Ed.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1977  
Ed.D., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 1990  
Additional Studies: various universities in Germany  
   
JANICE A. SPECK 2008
Assistant Professor of Counseling Education  
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1977  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1979  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2013  
   
AMANDA STAGGENBORG 2011
Assistant Professor of Public Relations and Communications  
B.A., Webster University, 2003  
M.A., Webster Univerrsity, 2008  
Additional Studies: Lindenwood University and Missouri Baptist University  
   
JESSICA STAPLETON 2014
Assistant Professor of Excercise Science  
A.A., Illinois Central College, 2007  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2009  
M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2011  
Ph.D., McMaster University, 2014  
   
LYDIA THEBEAU 2005
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Accreditation  
Dean of Academic Advisement and Allied Health Initiatives  
Professor of Biology  
B.A., Hannibal-LaGrange College, 1995  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2002  
   
MARSHA TIERNEY 2004
Site Coordinator, Franklin County Regional Learning Center  
Assistant Professor of Education  
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1975  
M.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1979  
Additional Studies: University of Missouri-St. Louis  
   
MARY S. VEDAMUTHU 2004
Natural Sciences Laboratory Coordinator  
Professor of Chemistry  
B.S., University of Madras, 1982  
M.S., University of Madras, 1985  
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1996  
   
JASON VERMETTE 2015
Assistant Professor of Mathematics  
B.S., Oral Roberts University, 2008  
M.S., University of Tulsa, 2010  
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2015  
   
CARRIE WAHLMAN 2017
Assistant Professor of Biology  
B.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2011  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2016  
   
CHRISINE A. WARD 2016
Assistant Professor of Counseling Education  
B.S.., Trinity University, 2001  
M.Ed., University of North Florida, 2005  
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 2009  
   
WM. SHANE WILLIAMS 2015
Director Bands  
Associate Professor of Music  
B.S.Ed., Austin Peay State University, 1984  
M.M., St. Louis Conservatory of Music, 1986  
M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1997  
ABD: Lindenwood University  
   
JESSICA WOHLSCHLAEGER 2010
Instructor of English  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
Writing Certificate, Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
M.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2010  
   
LOFTIN WOODIEL 2012
Dean, MBU at Lewis & Clark Community College Regional Learning Center  
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice  
Diploma in Lay Ministry, Nazarene Bible College, 1981  
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force, 1985  
B.A., Western Illinois University, 1983  
M.A., University of Central Oklahoma, 1987  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2000  

Part-Time Faculty 2018-2019

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Part-Time Faculty Additions 2018-2019   

NINA S. ABERNATHY 2013
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Truman State University, 2000  
M.A., Webster University, 2003  
   
CYNTHIA ANDERS 2015
Instructor of Social and Behavaioral Sciences  
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University, 1987  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2001  
M.A.C., Missouri Baptist University, 2012  
   
DAVID L. AUBUCHON 2013
Instructor of Business  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 1999  
B.S., Maryville University, 2001  
M.B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2011  
   
CHERYL AYLESWORTH 2009
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Central Missouri State College, 1971  
M.A.E., Southeast Missouri State University, 1987  
   
KATHLEEN BAUER 2011
Instructor of Education  
B.A. Missouri Baptist University, 1991  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 1995  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2002  
   
ALAN G. BERRY 2009
Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 1989  
M.R.E., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1994  
M.S.Ed., Southwest Baptist University, 2001  
   
MARILYN BERRY 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Southeast Missouri State University, 1983  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2007  
Additional Studies: Southeast Missouri State University, Lindenwood University  
   
JAMES BERTELS 2011
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2009  
   
JANET L. BLACK 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Harris-Stowe State University, 1988  
M.S., Webster University, 1995  
   
ALAN E. BLIZE 2015
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.A., University of Montana, 1993  
M.S., University of Utah, 1996  
   
KENNETH BLOOMER 2005
Instructor of Education  
B.S., State University of New York-College at Oneonta, 1970  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1990  
Additional Studies: Truman State University  
   
ERIN BODE-RODWAY 2014
Artist in Residence  
B.A., Webster University, 2003  
   
KEITH J. M. BOYER 2013
Instructor of Music  
B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2010  
M.M., Washington University, 2012  
   
JOSEPH BRADEN 1997
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.A., Missouri Baptist College, 1983  
M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1987  
   
TONNIE P. BRADFORD 2009
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.P.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2002  
M.A., Covenant Theological Seminary, 2008  
   
STEPHANIE R. BRAY 2000
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Central Missouri State University, 1993  
M.A.T., Webster University, 1998  
Additional Studies: Webster University  
   
DAWN R. BRISTOW 2009
Instructor of Education  
A.A, East Central College, 1993  
B.S.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1995  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 1997  
   
SHERYL P. BROCK 2015
Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences  
B.S., Truman State University, 2008  
M.S., Missouri State University, 2010  
   
TRAVIS BROWN, SR. 2004
Instructor of Political Science  
B.A., Missouri Baptist College, 1973  
M.A.T., Webster University, 1977  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1993  
   
JOY BRUEGGEMAN 2014
Instructor of Health and Sports Sciences  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2008  
Additional Studies: Lindenwood University  
   
MARIANE BRUEGGEMANN 2014
Instructor of Education and Counseling  
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1978  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2003  
   
JANE M. BRYANT 2015
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
A.A., John A. Logan College, 1989  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1994  
M.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2000  
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2008  
   
GINA BUENEMAN-COOPER 1993
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., Mercer University, 1990  
M.A., Webster University, 1992  
   
PAUL L. BUFFA 2006
Instructor of Business  
A.A., St. Louis Community College, 1982  
B.S., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1986  
M.B.A., Webster University, 1990  
   
MATT BUSEKRUS 2008
Instructor of Education  
B.S., University of Central Missouri, 2002  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2006  
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist University  
   
JENNIFER D. BYERLY 2015
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1991  
M.B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1996  
   
TERRELL L. CARTER 2008
Instructor of Fine Arts  
B.S., Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary, 1999  
M.A., Webster University, 2009  
Th.D., Evangel Christian University of America, 2007  
   
BRYCE CHAPMAN 2010
Acting Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and University Communications  
Instructor of English  
B.A., Colorado State University, 2003  
M.A., Webster University, 2008  
Additional Studies: University of Missouri-Columbia  
   
LAYNE J. CHARTRAND 2009
Instructor of History  
B.S., St. Louis Christian College, 1999  
M.A., American Public University, 2008  
   
KRISTIN M. CLEMONS 2015
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., University of Misosuri-Columbia, 1997  
M.S.Ed, Lindenwood University, 2008  
   
TERRY COKER 1999
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.S., Midwestern State University, 1983  
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987  
   
WALTER WILLIAM COMBS 1988
Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies  
A.A., Williams College, 1966  
B.A., Southwest Baptist University, 1968  
M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Seminary, 1976  
Additional Studies: University of Missouri-St. Louis, Eden  
Theological Seminary, Southwest Baptist University  
   
CECIL COMPTON, III 2003
Instructor of History  
A.A., Southwestern Illinois College, 1997  
B.A., McKendree College, 1998  
M.A., Western Illinois University, 2003  
   
FREDERICK CRAWFORD 1997
Instructor of Criminal Justice  
B.A., Columbia College, 1975  
M.A., Webster University, 1977  
   
PAUL CRISLER 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Concordia University Chicago, 1960  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1990  
   
NICHOLE DALES 2008
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2005  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2016  
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist University  
   
SCOTT DAVIDSON 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Central Methodist College, 2001  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2004  
Ed.S., Williams Woods University, 2011  
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2014  
   
DIANA DELL 2014
Instructor of Education  
A.A., East Central College, 1979  
B.A., Webster University, 1981  
M.Ed., National Louis University, 1994  
Ed.S,. University of Missouri-Columbia, 2002  
Ph.D., Capella University, 2014  
   
PAMELA S. DUBUQUE 1997
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Missouri Baptist College, 1982  
M.A., Lindenwood College, 1991  
   
JOAN DUDLEY 1994
Instructor of Spanish  
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1973  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1976  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2010  
   
CYNTHIA L. EDWARDS 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1995  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1999  
   
ERIC ELVES 2018
Instructor of Bible  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2005  
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009  
   
SUZANNE EMMONS 2017
Education Site Coordinator – Franklin County Regional Learning Center  
Instructor of Education  
A.A., East Central College, 2003  
B.S.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2005  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2011  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2017  
   
KEVIN G. EULINGER 2009
Instructor of Biology  
B.S., Truman State University, 2000  
M.S., Truman State University, 2003  
   
MELISSA A. EVERT 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Missouri State University, 1989  
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 1992  
   
SCOTT FARNER 2014
Instructor of Criminal Justice  
B.S., Mid-Continent University, 2009  
M.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 2012  
   
ROBERT L. FEELER 1991
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
Th.B., Hannibal-LaGrange College, 1983  
M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988  
D.Min., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003  
   
PHYLLIS F. FREDERICKSEN 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Mundelein College, 1968  
M.Ed,. University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1983  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1992  
Ed.S., Saint Louis University, 1994  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1996  
   
CHRISTINA GARLAND 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1995  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2000  
Ed.D., Maryville Univerity, 2011  
   
SONIA GILES 2004
Instructor of English  
B.S.E., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1994  
M.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1998  
   
BILLY “PAUL” GILLIAM 2018
Instructor of Business  
B.S., University of Phoenix, 2005  
M.I.S.M., University of Phoenix, 2007  
Ph.D., Walden University, 2017  
   
AMY GOODBERLET 2011
Instructor of Mathematics  
B.A., University of Missouri-Louis, 1993  
M.A., Fontbonne University, 2006  
Additional Studies: St. Louis Community College  
   
JASON C. GOODMAN 2013
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.S., Logan College, 1996  
D.C., Logan College, 1998  
Additional Studies: Saint Louis University  
   
JOHN GOSSETT 2012
Instructor of Criminal Justice  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1977  
M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1993  
   
KENNETH GRASER 2011
Assistant Baseball Coach  
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2001  
M.A.T., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
   
JEREMIAH GREEVER 2016
Instructor of Bible  
B.A., Southwest Baptist University, 2012  
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016  
   
JOHN GREEVER 1996
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.A., Howard Payne University, 1975  
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Seminary, 1987  
Th.D., Trinity Seminary, 1987  
   
MARK D. GROSSMANN 2015
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.S., Missouri Baptist College, 1987  
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993  
D.Min., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary  
   
CHRISTINA TIEFENAUER HAFNER 2014
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2009  
M.A.C., Missouri Baptist University, 2011  
   
CRAIG HAMBY 2014
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1995  
M.A., Southwest Baptist University, 2003  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2014  
   
KATHRYN HAMEL 2014
Instructor of Human Services  
A.A., Great Basin College, 2002  
B.S.W., University of Nevada, 2006  
M.S.W., University of New England, 2013  
   
BARBARA R. HANTSBARGER 2009
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Fontbonne University, 1980  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1988  
   
THOMAS HART 2012
Instructor of Music  
B.A., Olivet College, 1978  
M.M., Michigan State University, 1983  
D.M.A., Michigan State University, 1989  
   
MATTHEW HECKEL 2005
Instructor of Humanities & Social and Behavioral Sciences  
A.A., John A. Logan College, 1991  
B.A., Southwest Baptist University, 1994  
M.Div., Covenant Theological Seminary, 1998  
Additional Studies: Concordia Seminary  
   
BILL HEPPER 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1971  
M.A.T., Southeast Missouri State University, 1980  
   
EDWARD HILLHOUSE 1998
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southwest Missouri University, 1970  
M.B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1972  
Ed.D., Saint Louis University, 1979  
   
GARY HOELZER 2007
Instructor of Criminal Justice  
A.A.S., Jefferson College, 1979  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2001  
M.S., Central Missouri State University, 2006  
Additional Studies: FBI National Academy  
   
JUDSON HOFFMAN 2005
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1972  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1982  
   
GLENN HOPP 2013
Instructor of English  
B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1976  
M.A., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 1978  
Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1986  
   
RACHEL L. HOWARD 2011
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2002  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2002  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
   
MIKE S. HUBBARD 2008
Instructor of Bible  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 1988  
M.Div, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999  
D.Min., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010  
   
JAMES HUITT 2000
Instructor of Education and Human Services  
B.S., Southwest Baptist University, 1983  
M.A., Liberty University, 1995  
   
COLLEEN HULCER 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Saint Louis University, 1980  
M.A.T., Webster University, 1988  
   
WILLIAM HUTCHINGS 2005
Instructor of Business  
B.S., Washington University, 1972  
B.T., Washington University, 1987  
M.B.A., Webster University, 1988  
   
AMY K. JOHNSON 2010
Instructor of Fine Arts  
B.S., Southwest Baptist University, 1991  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2009  
   
MORRIS SLADE JOHNSON 2002
Instructor of Bible and Philosophy  
B.A., Union University, 1986  
M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989  
   
CATHY JONES 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Millikin University  
M.A.T., Webster University  
Ed.S., Webster University  
   
BECKY L. JUERGENS 2015
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist College, 1987  
M.A., Maryville University, 1993  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
Additional Studies: Webster University  
   
PAULA J. JUSTUS 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2001  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2004  
   
MICHELLE R. KING 2015
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 1996  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1998  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2012  
   
JAMES T. KNUCKLES 2011
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State, 1970  
M.A., Southeast Missouri State, 1981  
Ed.S., Southeast Missouri State, 1986  
   
MICHAEL KREITLER 2002
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Saint Louis University, 1991  
M.A., Webster University, 1995  
   
SUSAN KREYLING 2014
Instructor of Education  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 1994  
B.S., Central Methodist University, 1999  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 2004  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2011  
   
GREGORY KRUEGER 2014
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
B.A., Earlham College, 1981  
M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary, 1985  
M.S.W., Saint Louis University, 1988  
   
MARY ANN KURYLA 1988
Instructor of Education and Mathematics  
B.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1975  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1980  
   
PAMELA T. LAUDERBACK 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Central Methodist College, 1979  
M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University, 1982  
   
GREGORY LAWRENCE 2012
Instructor of Education  
B.M., Missouri Baptist University, 2003  
M.Ed., Univeristy of Missouri-Columbia, 2006  
   
ALAN LEE 1991
Instructor of Biology and Chemistry  
B.S.E., Northeast Missouri State University, 1977  
M.A., Northeast Missouri State University, 1979  
   
SAMUEL SCOTT LEE 1995
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.S., Arkansas Technical University, 1985  
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1989  
   
BENJAMIN E. LEONARD 2009
Instructor of Christian Ministry and Interdisciplinary Studies  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2003  
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008  
   
JASON LIEVANOS 2014
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2014  
   
MICHAEL R. LOCK 2006
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., Northeast Missouri State College, 1970  
M.A., Northeast Missouri State College, 1975  
Ed.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1988  
   
FREDERICK “TED” LUHRS 2006
Instructor of Business  
B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1972  
M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1979  
   
ASHLEY MANGRICH 2015
Instructor of Healthcare Management  
B.S., Saint Louis University, 2007  
M.H.A., Saint Louis University, 2008  
   
MARGO MANN 2012
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 1996  
M.Ed., Lindenwood University, 2008  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
   
DENISE JOANN MCCONACHIE 1998
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Southeast Missouri State University, 1995  
M.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1998  
   
STEFFANI G. MCCRARY 2013
Instructor of Business  
A.A., East Central College, 1993  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 1995  
M.B.A., Columbia College, 2009  
   
JEFFREY S. MCDONALD 2007
Instructor of Bible and Interdisciplinary Studies  
B.S., St. Louis Christian College, 1991  
M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004  
   
DENO MERRICK 2009
Head Women’s Soccer Coach  
Instructor of Health and Sport Sciences  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2005  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
   
DARRELL E. MISSEY 1997
Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies  
B.A., Truman State University, 1989  
J.D., Saint Louis University, 1992  
   
MELISSA M. MOODY 2002
Instructor of Business Administration  
   Social and Behavioral Sciences  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 1997  
M.B.A., Webster University, 2001  
M.A.C., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
   
MICHAEL D. MOODY 2008
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
M.B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
   
JANET MOREHOUSE 2007
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 1999  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
   
RICHARD MUSZALSKI 2012
Instructor of Education  
B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1992  
B.A., Columbia College, 1994  
M.A.Ed., Maryville University, 2005  
   
FRANCIS JOE MYERS 2010
Instructor of Criminal Justice  
B.A., Webster University, 1994  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2009  
   
PAULA A. NUNNING 2015
Instructor of English  
B.A., Maryville College, 1982  
M.A., Saint Louis University, 1984  
   
JODY A. O’GUINN 2008
Instructor of Criminal Justice  
A.A.S., Lewis & Clark Community College, 1993  
B.S., Sterling College, 1994  
M.P.A., Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2002  
   
BRYCE PARKS 2013
Instructor of Bible  
A.A.S., John A. Logan, 2000  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2002  
M.Div., Campbellsville University, 2007  
   
TERRI PARKS 2008
Instructor of Education  
B.S., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1993  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1997  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
   
SHANDA PAULS 2013
Instructor of Education  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 2000  
B.S.Ed., Central Methodist University, 2005  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2008  
   
SCOTT PEEPLES 2016
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
A.A., Rend Lake College, 1984  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 2008  
M.S.W., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2015  
   
KARANA PHILLIPS 2015
Instructor of Information Technology  
A.A., St. Louis Community College  
B.A., English, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2010  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2014  
   
DAVID PITTS, SR. 2015
Instructor of Bible  
B.P.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2009  
M.A.C.M., Missouri Baptist University, 2014  
   
SUE PITZER 2015
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Belhaven College, 1968  
M.Ed., Covenant College, 1996  
   
MARK PLAG 2012
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., University of Missouri-Rolla, 1981  
M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management, 2012  
   
JENNIFER L. POINTER 2013
Instructor of Mathematics  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2007  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2009  
   
AMY R. PORTER 2009
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Lindenwood University, 1996  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 1999  
M.E.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
   
NATALIE POTHETOS-BOYD 2015
Instructor of Education  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 2004  
B.S.Ed., Central Methodist University, 2006  
M.A.T., Missouri Baptist University, 2013  
   
KATHLEEN P. POUSSON 2008
Instructor of Counseling  
B.G.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 2000  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2003  
   
DEANNA M. PURVIS 2011
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2009  
M.A.C., Missouri Baptist University, 2011  
   
KEVIN A. PYATT 2013
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
B.A., Lindenwood University, 2005  
M.S., Lindenwood University, 2009  
   
RONALD E. QUICK 2013
Instructor of Social and Behavioral Sciences  
B.A., Johnson University, 1988  
M.A., Saint Louis University, 1995  
   
MICHAEL R. RAVENSCRAFT 2010
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., Truman State University, 2005  
M.A., Truman State University, 2006  
   
CATHERINE REANDO 2016
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.S., Missouri State University, 2012  
M.S., University of Alabama, 2015  
   
INA K. REARDEN 2008
Instructor of Education  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 1975  
B.S.Ed., University of Kansas, 1977  
M.A.T., Southeast Missouri State University, 1978  
   
KEITH D. RICKMAN 2011
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1983  
M.B.A., Webster University, 1994  
Additional Studies: Webster University, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary  
   
SANDRA RIGDON 2010
Instructor of Education  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 1991  
B.S.E., Southeast Missouri State University, 1994  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2003  
   
RICHARD MARTIN RIGGS 2005
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Missouri Valley College, 1973  
M.A., Truman State University, 1979  
Ed.D., Saint Louis University, 2000  
Additional Studies: University of Missouri-St. Louis  
   
MARTIN RISSE 2006
Instructor of Counseling & Social and Behavioral Sciences  
A.A., Three Rivers Community College, 1991  
B.S., Missouri State University, 1993  
M.A., Webster University, 2002  
   
TINA MARIE RISSE 1998
Instructor of Education  
B.S.E., Southwest Baptist University, 1992  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1997  
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist University  
   
MARK ROACH 2016
Instructor of Communication  
B.M., Millikin University, 1997  
   
CATHY ROBERTSON 2014
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1999  
M.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 2006  
Ed.S., Walden University, 2011  
   
GREGORY M. ROMAN 2006
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1979  
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 1987  
Ed.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1993  
   
NANCY A. ROUGGLY 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1989  
M.A.T., Webster University, 1995  
   
NICHOLLE RUESS 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., University of Central Missouri, 1995  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2004  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2010  
Ed.D., Missouri Baptist University, 2016  
   
MARILEE R. SAUER 2013
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., Wake Forest University, 1995  
M.S., Fontbonne University, 2012  
   
TINA SAYERS 2016
Instructor of Music  
B.M., University of Redlands, 1994  
M.M., Manhattan School of Music, 1997  
   
CYNTHIA L. SCHERRER 2007
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., Northwest Missouri State University, 1975  
M.A.T., Webster University, 1987  
     
CHARITY SCHLUTER 2016  
Instructor of Education    
B.S., Washington University, 2007    
M.E.A, Missouri Baptist University, 2011    
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2014    
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist University    
     
LORIANNE SCHMIDER 2012  
Instructor of Counseling    
A.A., Moorpark College, 1982    
B.A., California State University-Northridge, 1984    
M.A., California State University-Northridge, 1989    
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1994    
     
CORDELL SCHULTEN 1995  
Instructor of Interdiciplinary Studies and Social & Behavioral Sciences    
B.A., Bob Jones University, 1983    
J.D., St. Louis University, 1986    
M.Th.S., Covenant Theological Seminary, 2004    
     
JOSE E. SILVA 2013  
Instructor of Music    
B.M., Missouri Baptist University, 2006    
M.A., Webster University, 2012    
   
STACY SKELTON 2005
Instructor of English  
B.A., Central Methodist College, 1981  
M.A., Purdue University, 1983  
Additional Studies: University of Tulsa  
   
ANNETTE SLACK, R.N., J.D. 2008
Instructor of Business Administration and Healthcare Management  
Diploma in Nursing, Barnes College of Nursing, 1981  
B.S.N., University of Missouri-St.Louis, 1993  
J.D., Saint Louis University, 1998  
M.F.A., Lindenwood University, 2009  
   
JUDITH L. SMITH 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1989  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 1992  
Additional Studies: Southeast Missouri State University  
   
PATRICIA M. SMOOT 2007
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, 1982  
M.B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2006  
   
JENNIFER SOHN 2004
Instructor of Business Administration and Education  
B.S., Maryville University of Saint Louis, 1999  
M.B.A., Maryville University of Saint Louis, 2001  
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist University  
   
TINA M. SOHN 2011
Instructor of Education  
A.A., East Central College, 1982  
B.S., University of Arkansas, 1987  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 2004  
   
DANIELLE SOLOMON 2014
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.A., Blackburn College, 2006  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2012  
M.S., Eastern Illinois University, 2012  
   
RON SPARKS 2013
Instructor of Sport Management  
A.A.S, St. Louis Community College, 1980  
B.S., Evangel College, 1982  
M.S.S.M., Missouri Baptist University, 2013  
Additional Studies: Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville  
   
JASON STAHR 2012
Instructor of Theatre  
B.A., Lindenwood University, 1995  
M.A., Lindenwood University, 1998  
M.F.A., Lindenwood University, 1999  
   
TERRIE A. STEEVENS 2013
Instructor of Natural Sciences  
B.S., Illinois State University, 1980  
M.Ed., University of Phoenix, 2010  
   
DANA STILWELL 2003
Instructor of Education  
B.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1981  
M.A., Webster University, 1985  
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist University  
   
JASON ALLEN STROUPS 2001
Instructor of Mathematics  
B.S.E., Central Missouri State University, 1992  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 1996  
Additional Studies: Missouri Baptist College, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Webster University  
   
MARY E. SWEETIN 2015
Instructor of Music  
B.M., Southern Illinos University-Edwardsville, 1983  
M.M., Southern Illinos University-Edwardsville, 1988  
   
CRAIG L. TANNER 2007
Instructor of Bible  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2002  
M.Div., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2007  
   
TARA R. TESREAU-BOGGS 2006
Instructor of Education  
B.A., University of Minnesota, 1993  
M.Ed., University of Minnesota, 1996  
Additional Studies: Lindenwood University  
   
NANCY M. THATER 2007
Instructor of Education  
B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1982  
B.S.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1982  
M.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1987  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2007  
   
JO ANN THOMAS 2011
Instructor of Education  
A.A.S., Forest Park Community College, 1975  
B.A., Webster College, 1976  
M.A.Ed., Washington University, 1978  
   
MARY SUE THOMPSON 1983
Instructor of Accounting and Business Administration  
B.A., University of Iowa, 1975  
M.B.A., California Coast University, 1983  
M.B.A., Fontbonne College, 1990;  
D.Mgt., Webster University, 2003  
   
JANA THORNSBERRY 2014
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., University of Missouri-St Louis, 1996  
M.S., Southwest Baptist University, 1999  
Ed.S., Lindenwood University, 2007  
Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2010  
   
MICHAEL TRIPLETT 2014
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Lane College, 1993  
M.S.W., Saint Louis University, 1997  
M.B.A., Webster University, 2000  
Ph.D.,, Capella University, 2013  
 
MARK A. WRIGHT                                                                 
Instructor of Business
B.S., Bradley University, 2008
M.B.A., Capella University, 2011
M.S., Capella University, 2014
 
2016
MARIE TUDOR 2012
Director of Freshman Year Experience  
Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2005  
B.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2005  
M.A.C.M., Missouri Baptist University, 2007  
   
ASHLEY TURNBOUGH 2010
Instructor of Education  
B.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 2004  
M.S.E., Missouri Baptist University, 2008  
   
LAURA A. WADLOW 2005
Instructor of Education  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 1989  
B.S.Ed., Southeast Missouri State University, 1991  
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 1994  
   
BRUCE D. WALKER 2000
Instructor of Bible  
B.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1972  
M.S. Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, 1974  
M.Min., Criswell College, 1980  
   
JANET WATKINS 1990
Instructor of English and Education  
B.S.E., Lindenwood College, 1982  
M.A., Lindenwood College, 1987  
   
KIM WEIK 2016
Instructor of Education  
B.S.Ed., Southeast Missouri State University, 1987  
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 1992  
Ed.S., Missouri Baptist University, 2007  
   
DIANE K. WERGES 2011
Instructor of Education  
A.A., East Central College, 1973  
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University, 1975  
M.A.T., Webster University, 1994  
   
JONATHAN L. WHITE 2006
Campus Minister  
Instructor of Bible  
B.A., Belmont University, 1995  
M.A., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2006  
   
BRENDA J. WIEMER 2014
Instructor of Education  
B.S., Vanderbilt University, 1977  
M.Ed., University of Missouri-St Louis, 1984  
Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2011  
   
CHANCELLOR L. WILEY 2008
Instructor of Business Administration  
B.S.B.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 1992  
B.S.C.S, Southeast Missouri State University, 1992  
M.B.A., Fontbonne University, 2007  
   
JOSHUA D. WILSON 2009
Instructor of Christian Ministry  
B.A., Missouri Baptist University, 2000  
M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2004  
Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2010  
   
STEPHEN WU 2011
Instructor of Chemistry  
B.S., National Taiwan University, 1967  
M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1970  
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1974  
   
REBECCA A. YOUNT 2013
Instructor of Counseling and Human Services  
A.A., Mineral Area College, 1997  
B.S.W., Southeast Missouri State University, 1999  
M.A.C., Missouri Baptist University, 2012