2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 25, 2020  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directories


Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

DAVID P. MURRAY, Chair
RODNEY L. NEUENSCHWANDER, Vice Chair
DANIEL D. CALE, Secretary
GERALD L. SMELTZER,
Treasurer

The Executive Committee

MARK B. BENEDICT
DANIEL D. CALE
DAVID A. KING
DAVID P. MURRAY

RODNEY L. NEUENSCHWANDER
GERALD L. SMELTZER
JOHN P. WILLIAMS, JR.

Trustees

GARRY E. ANDERSON, D.M.D.
General Dentist, Tulsa, Oklahoma

STANLEY R. ANDERSON, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.
Physician, Jackson Family Practice, North Canton, Ohio

MARK B. BENEDICT
Attorney at Law-Managing Partner, Genesis Group LLC, Lovettsville, Virginia

H. DAVID BRANDT, Ph.D.
President, George Fox University (Retired), Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

DANIEL D. CALE
Pastor, Hughesville Friends Church, Hughesville, Pennsylvania

JAMES E. CHARMLEY
Director - Product Technology, The Timken Company, Canton, Ohio

THOMAS L. CRAWFORD
Senior Pastor, Morningside Friends Church, Port St. Lucie, Florida

CECILE E. FRANSMAN, Ed.D.
Educational Consultant, North Canton, Ohio

R. B. HOLMES, JR., D.Min.
Pastor, Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Tallahassee, Florida

SHARON HUANG
Evangelical Friends Church Minister; Elementary School Educator, Kent, Ohio

DAVID A. KING, Ph.D.
President, Malone University, Canton, Ohio

DANIEL J. KORMAN
Teacher, Rose City Area Schools, West Branch, Michigan

DAVID K. LINTON
Director, Corporate Development, Diebold, Incorporated, North Canton, Ohio

MICHAEL G. MAY
Commercial Real Estate Broker, San Marino, California

RHONDA J. MITCHELL, N.D.
Homemaker, Beloit, Ohio

A. DARLEEN MOSS
Teacher (Retired), Canton City Schools, Canton, Ohio

DAVID P. MURRAY, J.D.
Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Washington, D.C.

RODNEY L. NEUENSCHWANDER
Partner, The Ruhlin Group LLC, North Canton, Ohio

DAVID P. RAWSON, Ph.D.
Ambassador of the United States (Retired), Professor of Political Economy, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan

FRANK R. RAYMOND, D.O.
Physician/President, Marysville Obstetrics and Gynecology, Marysville, Ohio

GERALD L. SMELTZER
Chief Financial Officer, Formworks Systems, LLC, Akron, Ohio

GEORGE E. SUTTON
Human Resources Manager/Educator (Retired), U.S. Departments of Treasury and Defense, Mechanicsville, Virginia

WILLIAM H. THORLA
Senior Vice President, The Golden 1 Credit Union, Sacramento, California

ROBERT J. WAFULA, Ph.D
Instructor, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, Ohio

JOHN P. WILLIAMS, JR., Ph.D.
General Superintendent, Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region, Canton, Ohio

University Collegium

David A. King, Ed.D.
President (2012)
B.S., Eastern Mennonite University; M.S., Villanova University; Ed.D., Temple University

Donald L. Tucker, Ed.D.
Provost (2009)
B.A., Trinity College; M.A. and M.Div., Assemblies of God Graduate School; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

Stephen T. Weingart, M.B.A.
B.A., Malone University; M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University
Vice President for University Advancement

Christopher T. Abrams, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Development; Interim Vice President for Enrollment (2004)
B.A., Malone University; M.Ed., Alfred University; Ed.D., University of Arkansas

Joy E. Brathwaite, M.S.A.
Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs (2010)
B.Sc., University of the West Indies (Barbados); M.S.A., Central Michigan University

Administrative Staff

The year in parentheses indicates the year of original employment which is not, in all cases, the same as the beginning year for the position listed.

Admissions

Jody A. Dimit (1991)
Campus Visit Coordinator

Linda A. Hoffman, M.A. (2013)
Director of Admissions - Undergraduate and Graduate

Jacob C. Jenks, B.A. (2011)
Admissions Counselor

Phyllis J. Johnson (2001)
Special Event Coordinator

David A. Lewis, B.A. (2011)
Admissions Counselor/Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment

Natalie D. Plummer, M.A.Ed. (2013)
Transfer Counselor

Robert L. Sampsel, B.A. (2006)
Associate Director of Admissions

Anissa D. Scott, B.A. (2006)
Office Manager

Sara H. Swope, B.A. (2009)
Enrollment Marketing Coordinator

Morgan L. Wagner, M.A. (2010)
Admissions Counselor

Victoria D. Watts, M.A.Ed. (2013)
Admissions Counselor

Beth A. Wright, B.A. (2000-01; 2002)
Admissions Counselor
 

Advancement/Alumni

Esther A. Bardo, M.L.I.S. (2010)
Manager of Development Research

John C. Fehlman, B.S., CFRE (1990)
Senior Development Officer for Intercollegiate Athletics

F. Allen Fraley, B.A. (2001)
Director of The Malone Fund

Erica S. McKinney, B.S. (1997)
Coordinator of Constituency Information

Douglas C. Reichenberger, M.Ed. (1994)
Director of Alumni Career Services

Deborah M. Robinson, B.S. (2000)
Director of Alumni and Parent Relations

Howard E. Taylor, M.A. (1999)
Senior Gifts Officer

S. Jane Taylor (1993)
Office Manager, University Advancement

Nancy C. Wagner, B.A. (1996)
Director of Estate Design and Advancement Research

Stephen T. Weingart, M.B.A. (2013)
Associate Vice President for Advancement
 

Athletics

Charles R. Grimes, M.S. (1997)
Athletic Director

Mark W. Bankert, M.A. (1987)
Associate Athletic Director

Kelly N. Boyd, B.S. (2011)
Head Cheerleading Coach

Thomas T. Crank, M.A.Ed. (2003)
Head Baseball Coach

Heather G. Curtis, M.M. (2009)
Head Golf Coach/Women

Joshua Flannery, M.A.T.S. (2010)
Assistant Football Coach

David H. Gramlich, M.B.A. (2008-09; 2010)
Assistant Track & Field Coach/Men & Women

Leta E. Gramlich, B.A. (2008)
Head Soccer Coach/Women

Jack B. Hazen, M.A. (1967)
Head Cross Country Coach/Men & Women
Director of International Sports Promotions

Eric D. Hehman, M.A. (2010)
Head Football Coach

Tanya C. Hockman, M.A.C.M. (2008)
Head Volleyball Coach/Women
Senior Women’s Administrator

Kenneth G. Hyland, M.A.Ed. (1972)
Head Golf Coach/Men

Michael G. Leggett, B.A. (2006)
Assistant Sports Information Director

Tenequa Martin, M.B.A. (2013)
Head Softball Coach

Mark A. McClure, M.S. (2008)
Head Track & Field Coach/Men & Women

Jason D. Mishler, B.A. (2011)
Head Basketball Coach/Women

Devin P. Murphy, M.B.A. (2013)
Head Swimming & Diving Coach/Men & Women

Brian T. Mogus, B.A. (2011)
Head Tennis Coach/Men & Women

Joel G. Penner, M.A. (2012)
Assistant Football Coach

John C. Russell, B.S. (1991)
Associate Athletic Director for Compliance Coordination

Cliff Schenk, B.S. (2006)
Assistant Football Coach

Kyle L. Schenk, M.A. (2007-08; 2010)
Assistant Football Coach

Brian D. Stock, M.B.A. (2012)
Head Soccer Coach/Men

Timothy D. Walker, M.S.S. (2009)
Head Basketball Coach/Men
 

Business Office

Tracy L. Miller, B.A. (2012)
Finance Manager

Elaine C. Arick (1994)
Budget Manager

Norma K. Bardo, A.A.S. (2000)
Business Office Supervisor and Information Coordinator

Barbara A. Coburn (1993)
Executive Secretary to the Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs

Linda J. Simons, A.A.B. (1979)
Degree Completion and Payroll Accounts Specialist
 

Center for Student Success

Patricia L. Little, B.A. (1981)
Director of the Center for Student Success

Deborah K. Black, B.A. (2002)
Academic Adviser

Anna M. Meadows, B.A. (2005)
Director of Student Accessibility Services

Colleen S. Winney, B.A. (2000)
Assistant Director and Career Development Adviser

 

Distributed Learning

John W. Koshmider III, M.A. (1989)
Director of Distributed Learning

Sharon M. Purvis, B.A. (1996)
Program Manager
 

Financial Aid

Pamela S. Pustay, B.A. (1998)
Director of Financial Aid

Carolyn L. Bixler (1998)
Financial Aid Information Coordinator

Judith A. Haverstock (2001)
Financial Aid Counselor/NCAA Athletic Coordinator

Laura Klco, B.A. (1997)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Kim L. Overholt (2004)
Loan Coordinator
 

Graduate and Professional Studies Enrollment

Deborah K. Craven (1994)
Office Coordinator

Dan DePasquale, M. A. (1985)
Senior Recruiter/Adviser

Cheryl A. Ford, B.A. (2007)
Degree Completion Recruiter/Adviser

Douglas L. Gregory, B.A. (2008)
Recruiter/Adviser


Human Resources

Michael J. Fairless, B.A. (2008)
Director of Human Resources

Maureen J. Adams (1997)
Director of Employee Benefits and Payroll

Danielle M. House, B.A. (1997-2005; 2013)
Payroll Specialist

Diann S. Koch (1991)
Director of Campus Mail Services

Debra D. Mittas, M.B.A. (2004)
Office Manager-Human Resources/Administrative Specialist-Administrative Services
 

Information Technologies

Shawn M. Campbell, B.A. (1999)
Systems Analyst

Joshua J. Ervin, B.A. (2004)
Applications Analyst

Michael R. Felcyn (2011)
Technical Support Specialist

Michael J. Garwood, B.A. (2013)
Instructional Technology Specialist

Colin E. Henry, B.A. (2012)
Programmer Analyst

Kenneth E. Jeffries II (2013)
Technical Support Specialist

William P. Keith, B.A. (2013)
Help Desk Analyst

M. Adam Klemann, M.S. (2003)
Support and Infrastructure Manager

Holly L. Krills, B.A. (2004)
Applications Analyst

Ryan M. Laux, B.A. (2012)
Event Technical Services Coordinator

John D. Rivers (1992)
Enterprise Systems Manager

James M. Shaffer, A.A. (2001)
Senior Network Engineer and Security Information Officer

Alexander Yu, B.S. (1993)
Senior Systems Engineer
 

Library

Rebecca L. Fort, M.A. (1981)
Acting Director of Library Services; Public Services Supervisor

Janice L. Anderson, M.L.S. (1972)
Reference Librarian/Cataloger

Blair J. Mercier, B.A. (2010)
Assistant Administrator for Library Management


Periodicals/Gifts and Exchange Librarian

Kristine A. Owens, M.L.I.S. (2000)
Reference Librarian/Systems

Amy M. Yuncker, M.L.I.S. (2012)
Reference Librarian/Archivist
 

Office of the Registrar

Gary L. Phelps, M.P.A. (1984)
Registrar

Sondra K. Easterly (2008)
Assistant Registrar, Graduate and Non-traditional Programs

Patti J. Elkins, B.A. (1982-86; 1996-97; 2006)
Assistant Registrar, Traditional Undergraduate Programs

Jill A. Nieb (1988)
Office Coordinator


Office of Spiritual Formation

Linda J. Leon, M.A. (1995)
Director of Spiritual Formation 

Timothy G. Longbrake, B.A. (2012)
Assistant Director of Spiritual Formation


Physical Plant

James E. Palone, A.S. (1993)
Director of Physical Plant

Bonnie K. Schott (2005)
Supervisor of Housekeeping

Russell E. Thorn (1981)
Service and Grounds Supervisor

Kris G. Vincent (1992)
Maintenance Supervisor
 

Office of the President

Amy B. Green, B.A. (1996)

Executive Secretary to the President

L. Randall Heckert, M.Div. (1997)
University Pastor
 

Office of the Provost

Diane M. Chambers, Ph.D. (1996)
Director of the Honors Program

Marcia K. Everett, Ph.D. (1990)
Director of The College Experience

John P. Harris II, Ph.D. (1991)
Director of the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement

Charles R. Lartey, Ph.D. (2010)
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment

Teresa L. Pittinger (1997)
Executive Secretary to the Provost

Gregory J. Miller, Ph.D. (2000)
Director of General Education

Karen R. Warner, M.A.Ed. (1987)
Assistant to the Provost
 

College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences

D. Nathan Phinney, Ph.D. (2004)
Dean of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences

Jack D. Ballard Jr., Ph.D. (2003)
Chair of the Department of Music

James F. Brothers, B.A. (1998)
Designer/Technical Director of the Theatre Program

James H. Brownlee, Ph.D. (1999)
Chair of the Department of Language and Literature

Joyce A. Byler, M.A. (2006)
Director of the Wellness Center

Donghai Chen, Ph.D. (1990)
Chair of the Department of Natural Sciences

Barbara M. Drennan, Ph.D. (1992)
Chair of the Department of Visual Arts

Malcolm Gold, Ph.D. (1999)
Chair of the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences

David W. Hahn, Ph.D. (1999)
Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Jane Hoyt-Oliver, Ph.D. (1984-91; 1998)
Chair of the Department of Social Work

Tammie L. McKenzie (1994)
Chair of the Department of Communication Arts

Robert J. Moffitt, B.S. (1985)
Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator

Stephen K. Moroney, Ph.D. (1993)
Chair of the Department of Theology

D. Nathan Phinney, Ph.D. (2004)
Acting Chair of the Department of Psychology
 

School of Business and Leadership

Marjorie F. Carlson Hurst, D.B.A. (2000)
Dean of the School of Business and Leadership

Dennis D. Kincaid, Ph.D. (1988)
Director of the Graduate Program in Business

Michael J. Ophardt, Ph.D. (1996)
Chair of the Department of Business

Mary E. Quinn, D.B.A. (2006)
Director of the Graduate Program in Organizational Leadership

Cynthia G. Wilson, E.M.B.A. (2007)
Executive Director of Management Studies
 

School of Education and Human Development

Rhoda C. Sommers, Ph.D. (2007)
Dean of the School of Education and Human Development

Alice E. Christie, Ph.D. (1999)
Director of the Graduate Program in Education
Director of Teacher Education

Jennifer L. Hollinger, M.Ed., (2012)
Director of Field and Clinical Experience

Patricia L. Long (1978)
Chair of the Department of Education

Susan L. Steiner, Ph.D. (1996)
Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development

Nancy A. Varian, Ph.D. (2005)
Director of Center for Professional Development
 

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Debra A. Lee, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N. (2009)
Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Kathleen M. Flaherty, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N. (1991-2003; 2007)
Director of MSN Program

Julia A. Hooley, B.S., R.N. (1994)
Director of Nursing Study Center

Paula A. Kurre, B.S.N., R.N. (1995)
Director of Enrollment and Student Services

Bridget M. McNulty, M.S.N., R.N. (2005)
Director of Nursing Clinical Laboratory

Stephanie A. Reagan, M.S.N., R.N.
Director of RN/BSN Program; Clinical Coordinator of the BSN program

Elizabeth A. Rettew, M.S.N. (1991)
Director of BSN Program

Susan L. Taylor, M.S.N. (1989)
Professional Staff
  

Student Development

David W. Burnip (2007)
Director of Campus Safety

Rhett G. Edwards, B.S. (2009)
Residence Director-Devol Hall/Assistant Director of Leadership Development

Josephine E. Glover, M.Ed., LSW, LPCC-S (1992)
Assistant Director of the Counseling Center

Kathryn G. Gritter, B.S. (2009)
Residence Director-Heritage Hall/Assistant Director of Staff Training and Development

Timothy T. Morber, M.Ed. (2005)
Director of the Counseling Center

Ryan D. Palmer, M.A. (2013)
Residence Director-Haviland Hall

Janet A. Perko, R.N. (1995)
Health Center Director

Anthony D. Schnyders, B.S. (2009)
Residence Director-Penn/Gurney/Barclay Halls/Assistant Director of Student Conduct

A. Rae Showen, M.A. (1994)
Director of Student Activities

Brenda D. Stevens, M.A.Ed. (1996)
Director of Multicultural Services

Stacy J. Utecht, B.A. (2008)
Residence Director-Blossom Hall/Assistant Director of Special Programming

Alison M. Walls, B.S. (2007)
Residence Director-Whittier/Woolman/Fox Halls/Assistant Director of Student Housing


University Relations

Suzanne W. Thomas, M.A., APR (1990)
Director of University Relations

Amber L. Balash, B.A. (2001)
Content Manager for Publications and Web

Jennifer E. Holloway, B.A. (2002)
Graphic Designer

Michael R. Miller, M.A. (2009)
Web Administrator

David L. Yakley, M.A. (1999)
Director of Design

Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty.

ROBIN L. ADAMS-WEBER
Associate Professor of Nursing (2005)
Diploma in Nursing, Massillon Community Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., University of Phoenix; M.S.N., Drexel University; D.N.P., Duquesne University

JANICE L. ANDERSON
Reference Librarian/Cataloger, Assistant Professor of Library Science (1972)
B.S., Baldwin Wallace University; M.L.S., Indiana University

JESSE AYERS
Professor of Music (1997)
B.M. and M.M., University of Tennessee-Knoxville; D.M.A., University of Kentucky

JACK D. BALLARD, JR.
Chair, Department of Music, Professor of Music (2003)
B.A., Central Washington University; M.M., Eastern Washington University, Ph.D., Kent State University

HYUNJU BAN
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2011)
B.S. and M.S., Chonnam National University (South Korea); Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University

DAVID B. BEER
Assistant Professor of Political Science (2012)
A.B., Georgetown University; M.A. and Ph.D., Catholic University of America

JEFFREY R. BEINE
Associate Professor of Education (2008)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

LISA A. BELTZ
Associate Professor of Biology (2013)
B.A., Malone University; Ph.D., Michigan State University

MICHAEL L. BENSON
Assistant Professor of Music (2011)
B.M., Rice University; M.M. and D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

JAMES H. BROWNLEE
Chair, Department of Language and Literature, Professor of English (1999)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Minnesota

STEPHANIE L. BURGESS
Instructor of Nursing (2011)
Diploma in Nursing, Massillon Community Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

KYLE D. CALDERHEAD
Associate Professor of Mathematics (2007)
B.Phil., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

MARJORIE F. CARLSON HURST
Dean, School of Business and Leadership, Assistant Professor of Business and Leadership (2000)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

JAY R. CASE
Professor of History (1999)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

DIANE M. CHAMBERS
Director of the Honors Program, Professor of English (1996)
B.S., Bimidji State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

DONGHAI CHEN
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, Professor of Chemistry (1990)
B.S., Shanghai University of Science and Technology; M.S., Ji Ling University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

ALICE E. CHRISTIE
Director of the Graduate Program in Education, Director of Teacher Education, Professor of Education (1999)
B.A., Ursuline College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

BETH A. CLARK-THOMAS
Professor of Education (1995)
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

KARYN R. COLLIE
Assistant Professor of Biology (2013)
B.S., Ouachita Baptist University; M.Phil and Ph.D., The Graduate Center - City University of New York

LORI L. COOKE
Clinical Instructor of Nursing (2013)
B.S.N. and M.Ed., Kent State University

JASON R. COURTER
Assistant Professor of Biology (2013)
B.S., Taylor University; M.S., Eastern Kentucky University; Ph.D., Clemson University

EBENÉZER A. F. de OLIVEIRA
Professor of Psychology (2001)
B.Th., Seminario Presbiteriano do Norte; B.S., Philadelphia College of Bible; M.A., Westminster Theological Seminary; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Delaware

STEPHEN J. DIAKOFF
Professor of Biology (1979)
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; Ph.D., Washington State University

DAVID N. DIXON
Professor of Communication Arts (2004)
B.A., Messiah College; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Indiana University

SHELLEY L. DOERSCHUK
Instructor of Education (2006)
B.S.Ed., Ohio University; M.S.Ed., University of Dayton

BARBARA M. DRENNAN
Chair, Department of Visual Arts, Professor of Visual Arts (1992)
B.S., M.A., and Ph.D., Kent State University

BARBARA A. EASLICK
Professor of Sport Management (1987)
B.S., Kent State University; M.Ed., Ashland University; D.S.M., United States Sports Academy

DAVID N. ENTWISTLE
Professor of Psychology (1996)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A. and Psy.D., Biola University

JOHN C. ESTES
Assistant Professor of English, Director of Creative Writing (2010)
B.A., University of Evansville; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Missouri

MARCIA K. EVERETT
Professor of Communication Arts, Director of The College Experience (1995)
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; M.S., The Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

KATHLEEN M. FLAHERTY
Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing, Professor of Nursing (1991-2003; 2007)
B.S.N., Widener University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D., Widener University

SHAWN D. FLOYD
Professor of Philosophy (1999)
B.A. and M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

LAURA S. FOOTE
Instructor of Management Studies (2007)
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., The University of Akron; Ed.D., Regent University

JULIA A. FRANKLAND
Professor of Business Administration (1999)
B.A., Westminster College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

JAMES F. GLASGOW
Associate Professor of Computer Science (1998)
A.A.S., B.S. and M.S., The University of Akron; L.S.M., Kent State University; Ph.D., Union Institute & University

JEFFREY M. GOFF
Professor of Chemistry (1997)
B.A., Malone University, Ph.D., The University of Akron

MALCOLM GOLD
Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences, Professor of Sociology (1999)
BSocSc., Birmingham University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Warwick

STEVEN GRIMO
Associate Professor of Music (2012)
B.M. and M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., Catholic University of America

KATHY A. HAAS
Associate Professor of Physical Education (1991)
B.A., Marshall University; M.A., The Ohio State University

DAVID W. HAHN
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Professor of Mathematics (1999)
B.S. and M.S., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Colorado State University

TC HAM
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (2013)
B.A., Boston University; Th.M. and Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

SARAH K. HAMSHER
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Grove City College; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

CHRISTINE A. HARRINGTON
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2012)
B.S., Creighton University; M.B.A. and M.S.N., University of Iowa

JOHN P. HARRIS II
Director of the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement, Professor of Business Administration (1991)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A. and Ph.D., Kent State University

JACK B. HAZEN
Associate Professor of Physical Education (1967)
B.A., Asbury College; M.A., The Ohio State University

KENNETH N. HOALT
Professor of Health Education (1999)
B.S. and M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

PAMELA N. HOALT
Professor of Health Education (1994)
A.A. and B.A., Anderson University; M.S., Butler University; M.A., Ball State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

JENNIFER L. HOLLINGER
Director of Field and Clinical Experience, Instructor (2012)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.Ed., University of Cincinnati

BRYAN C. HOLLON
Director of the Center for Theology and Ministry, Director of the Graduate Program in Theological Studies, Associate Professor of Theology (2006)
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University

JANE HOYT-OLIVER
Chair, Department of Social Work, Professor of Social Work (1984-91; 1998)
A.A., Pine Manor College; B.A. and M.S.W., Syracuse University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

KATHRYN L. HUISINGA
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry (2011)
B.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

MARK E. JAKOWSKI
Associate Professor of Education (2004)
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Indiana University

STEVEN M. JENSEN
Professor of English (2000)
B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.S., M.A., and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

CYNTHIA K. JOHNSON
Lecturer in Natural Sciences (2005-06; 2007)
B.A., Malone University

KARA A. KAELBER
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2008)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

DENNIS D. KINCAID
Director of the Graduate Program in Business, Professor of Business Administration (1988)
B.A., Kent State University; M.B.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Kent State University

DAVID A. KING
President, Professor of Higher Education and Leadership (2012)
B.S., Eastern Mennonite University; M.S., Villanova University; Ed.D., Temple University

DAKOTA L. KING-WHITE
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development
B.A., Notre Dame College of Ohio; M.A., Heidelberg University; Ph.D., The University of Toledo

JOHN W. KOSHMIDER III
Director of Distributed Learning, Associate Professor of Psychology (1989)
B.A., Goshen College; M.A., Cleveland State University

THOMAS A. KRATZER
Professor of Business Administration (1997)
B.A., Luther College; M.S. and Ph.D., The University of Iowa

JAMILLEE L. KROB
Instructor of Management Studies (2009)
B.A., Malone University; M.P.H., Walden University

MARIA LAI-LING LAM
Professor of Business Administration (2001)
B.B.A., M.B.A., and M.A., The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Ph.D., George Washington University

CHARLES R. LARTEY
Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment, Assistant Professor (2010)
B.A., University of Ghana, Legon-Accra; M.A., International University of Japan; M.A., Carleton University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University

ANN O. LAWSON
Instructor of Communication Arts (2002)
B.S., Geneva College; M.B.A., Youngstown State University

DEBRA A. LEE
Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2009)
Diploma in Nursing, Akron General Medical Center School of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

PATRICIA L. LONG
Chair, Department of Education, Professor of Education (1978)
B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Kent State University; Ed.D., The University of Akron

TAMMIE L. McKENZIE
Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Director of Theatre, Professor of Communication Arts (1994)
B.A., Grove City College; M.F.A., Ohio University

ELIZABETH W. McVAN
Associate Professor of Nursing (1988-2001; 2009)
B.S.N., The Ohio State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron

GREGORY J. MILLER
Professor of History (2000)
B.A., Oral Roberts University; M.A., University of Tulsa; Ph.D., Boston University

STEPHEN K. MORONEY
Chair, Department of Theology; Professor of Theology (1993)
B.A., Duke University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.A.T.S., Gordon-Conwell Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University

JASON R. MOYER
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts (2012)
B.A., Bluffton University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Iowa

SUZANNE B. NICHOLSON
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Durham

MICHAEL J. OPHARDT
Chair, Department of Business; Professor of Business Ethics (1996)
B.A., Allegheny College; M.Phil.F., Institute for Christian Studies; Ph.D., Duquesne University

KRISTINE A. OWENS
Reference Librarian/Systems, Instructor of Library Science (2003)
B.A. and M.L.I.S., Kent State University

RANDI C. PAHLAU
Instructor of English (1997)
B.S. and M.A., Kent State University

CHERIE A. PARSONS
Assistant Professor of English, Director of Composition (1995)
B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

ELIZABETH T. PATTERSON
Associate Professor of Social Work (2007)
B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University; M.S.W., Roberts Wesleyan College

JON C. PETERSON
Assistant Professor of Music (2013)
B.A., Austin College; M.M., Southern Methodist University; D.M.A., The University of Arizona

MATTHEW P. PHELPS
Professor of Psychology (1998)
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.S. and Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

D. NATHAN PHINNEY
Dean, College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences; Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

ALLEN M. PLUG
Associate Professor of Philosophy (2004)
B.A., Calvin College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Rochester

WALTER F. POLAND
Assistant Professor of Management Studies (2005)
B.A. and M.B.A., Xavier University

ELIZABETH A. POSTLEWAITE
Instructor of Business (2012)
B.A., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Malone University

WILLIAM P. QUIGLEY
Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry (1998)
B.A., West Liberty College; M.Div. and D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary

MARY E. QUINN
Director of the Graduate Program in Organizational Leadership, Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership (2006)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

WILLIAM P. RACINE
Associate Professor of Business and Leadership (2012)
B.S., The University of Akron; M.B.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Capella University

STEPHANIE A. REAGAN
Director of RN/BSN Program, Clinical Coordinator of the BSN program, Associate Professor of Nursing (2004)
Diploma in Nursing, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron

ELIZABETH A. RETTEW
Director of the BSN Program, Associate Professor of Nursing (1991)
B.S.N., Columbia University; M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania

CINDY A. FLOOD RIES
Associate Professor of English (1995)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., The College of Mount Saint Joseph; Ph.D., The University of Akron

JUDY L. RISKO
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2012)
B.S.N., Ursuline College; M.S.N., Kent State University

ANGELA E. ROSE
Lecturer in Music (2012)
B.M., Kent State University; M.M., The University of Akron

ANDREW E. RUDD
Professor of Communication Arts (1999)
B.A., Cedarville College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

MOSES B. RUMANO
Assistant Professor of Education (2011)
B.A., Africa University; M.A.E., Otterbein College; Ph.D., Miami University of Ohio

CHRISTINA M. SCHNYDERS
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2011-12; 2013)
B.A., Simpson University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

MICHELLE L. SCHOONOVER
Clinical Instructor of Nursing (2011)
B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., University of Phoenix

LAUREN S. SEIFERT
Chair, Institutional Review Board, Professor of Psychology (1994-97; 1999)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

KAREN L. SLOVAK
Associate Professor of Social Work (2012)
B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.S.S.A. and Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

ALBERT H. SMITH, JR., CPA, CMA
Associate Professor of Business Administration (1983)
B.A., University of Mount Union; M.B.A., The Ohio State University

RHODA C. SOMMERS
Dean, School of Education and Human Development, Professor of Education (2007)
B.A., Cedarville University; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University

JOEL R. SOZA
Professor of Biblical Studies (1998)
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A.O.T. and M.A.N.T., Ashland Theological Seminary; D.Th., University of South Africa

SUSAN L. STEINER
Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development, Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2006)
B.S., Kent State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

CARRIE D. STROUP
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., Liberty University

GREGORY S. SUMMERS
Instructor of English (2000)
B.A., The Ohio State University; M.A., John Carroll University

DONALD L. TUCKER
Provost, Professor of Christian Higher Education (2009)
B.A., Trinity College; M.A. and M.Div., Assemblies of God Graduate School; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania

NANCY A. VARIAN
Director of the Center for Professional Development, Assistant Professor of Education (2009)
B.S. and M.S., Mississippi State University; M.S., Ashland University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

JULIA A. VILLASEÑOR
Professor of Spanish (1989)
B.A., University of the Americas; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

SCOTT T. WAALKES
Professor of International Politics (1998)
B.A., Calvin College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Virginia

DUANE F. WATSON
Professor of New Testament Studies (1989)
B.A., Houghton College; M. Div., Princeton Seminary; Ph.D., Duke University

SUSAN M. WECHTER
Clinical Instructor of Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., Ursuline College; M.S.N., Kent State University; Ph.D. candidate, University of New Mexico

JACALYNN S. WELLING
Professor of History (1999)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

DONALD A. WILLIAMS
Professor of Education (2003)
B.S., Wayne State University; M.S., SUNY-Albany; M.A., Grace Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

MICHELE L. WILLIAMS
Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Management Studies (2000)
B.A. and M.B.A., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

CYNTHIA G. WILSON
Executive Director of Management Studies, Instructor of Management Studies (2007)
A.A.S., The University of Akron; B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin Wallace University

STEPHEN E. WIRICK
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science (2003)
B.S. and M.S.Ed., The University of Akron; Ph.D. candidate, The Ohio State University

CYNTHIA L. WOHLSCHLAGER
Lecturer in Music (2012)
B.M. and M.M., The University of Akron

LORA L. WYSS
Associate Professor of Nursing (2001)
Diploma in Nursing, Mercy School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., George Mason University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

AMY M. YUNCKER
Reference Librarian/Archivist, Instructor of Library Science (2012)
B.A., The Ohio State University; M.L.I.S., Kent State University

JOHN T. ZIETLOW, CTP
Professor of Finance (2005)
B.S.B.A. and M.B.A., The Ohio State University; D.B.A., University of Memphis


Adjunct Faculty in Study Programs through the CCCU

PETER BAKER
Director, American Studies Program (1999)
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

MARK T. BARTELS
Coordinator, Uganda Studies Program (2004)
B.A. and M.A., Wheaton College

ANTHONY B. CHAMBERLAIN
Director, Latin American Studies Program (1990)
B.A., Messiah/Temple University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Maryland

JAY O. LUNDELIUS
Director, China Studies Program (1999)
B.A., West Chester University; B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Illinois

DOUGLAS K. MAGNUSON
Director, Middle East Studies Program (2013)
B.A., Bethel University; M.A. and Ph.D., Brown University

TERRY L. MATTINGLY
Director, Washington Journalism Center (2006)
B.A. and M.A., Baylor University; M.S., University of Illinois- Urbana/Champaign

KIRK McCLELLAND
Director, India Studies Program (2011)
B.S., Gordon College; Ed.M., Boston University; doctoral student, Plymouth State University

WARREN PETTIT
Director, Contemporary Music Center (2001)
B.M., University of Manitoba; M.M., University of Miami; A.R.C.T., Royal Conservatory of Toronto

STANLEY P. ROSENBERG
Director, CCCU Oxford Programmes (1999)
B.A., Colorado State University, M.A. and Ph.D., Catholic University of America

KIMBERLY R. SPRAGG
Director, Australia Studies Centre (2005)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Ball State University

REBECCA VER STRATEN-McSPARRAN
Director, Los Angeles Film Studies Centre (2004)
B.A., Bethel University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary


Adjunct Faculty in Biology-Clinical Laboratory Science

Note: the listings below are subject to change as periodic updates are provided by Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology and the Cooperative Technology of Akron

CYNTHIA DEYLING
Director of Allied Health Education, Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology

KANDICE KOTTKE-MARCHANT
Chair, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology

BARBARA ZINGALE, MT (ASCP)
Acting Program Director, Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology
B.S., Florida Atlantic University

ROSE ANN CRAWFORD
Education Coordinator, Akron General Medical Center (1993)
B.S., College of Saint Teresa; M.S.M.T., Wayne State University

BARBARA A. LEISINGER
Education Coordinator, Point of Care Testing Coordinator, Summa Health System (2004)
B.S., Kent State University; Certified Medical Technologist, Akron General Medical Center

ROBERT W. NOVAK
Medical Director, Cooperative Medical Technology Program of Akron (1993)
B.S., Brown University; M.D., Duke University

SHARON SHRIBER
Program Director, Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron (1998)
B.S. and M.B.A., The University of Akron


Emeriti

ALVIN L. ANDERSON
Professor of Education and Psychology Emeritus (1969-1991)
A.B., Cascade College; M.Ed. and Ph.D., University of Oregon

ROGER K. BARRETT
Professor of Psychology Emeritus (1966-1999)
B.A., Wheaton College; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.A., Pepperdine College; Ph.D., Kent State University

JOSEPH L. BRIDGES
Professor of Communication Arts Emeritus (1992-2008)
A.B., Tabor College; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Southern California

SANDRA L. CARNES
Professor of Music Emerita (1981-2011)
B.A., Malone University; M.M., The University of Akron

MARTHA J. COOK
Professor of Education Emerita (1981-2007)
B.S., The Ohio State University; M.E., Kent State University; Ed.D., The University of Akron

CHARLES B. CURETON
Professor of Psychology Emeritus (1967-1996)
B.R.E., Fort Wayne Bible College; M.A., Memphis State University; Ed.D., University of Tennessee

MARTHA E. HORST
Associate Professor of Nursing Emerita (1988-2008)
Diploma in Nursing, Kansas City General Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Eastern Mennonite College; M.S.N., Kent State University

DANIEL J. HOSKINS
Professor of Business Administration Emeritus (1970-2004)
B.S., Ohio University; M.B.A., Roosevelt University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

RONALD G. JOHNSON
President Emeritus (1994-2007); Provost (1981-1994); Professor of Physics (1970-1981)
A.B., Eastern Michigan University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Kansas

DALE B. KING
Associate Professor of English Emeritus (1971-1995)
B.A. and M.A., Bob Jones University; M.A., University of Michigan

ZOVINAR N. LAIR
Associate Professor of Education Emerita (1969-1995)
A.B. and A.M., Bob Jones University; M.A., Middlebury College

LYNN M. LEON
Associate Professor of Nursing Emerita (1995-2010)
Diploma in Nursing, Massillon City Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The Ohio State University

GLENN E. LIPELY
Associate Professor of Mathematics Emeritus (1967-1995)
B.S., Yale University; M.Ed., Kent State University

GERALD S. McFADDEN
Associate Professor of Business Administration Emeritus (1986-2001)
B.S. and M.Ed., Kent State University

DONALD R. MURRAY
Associate Professor of Music Emeritus (1967-2000)
B.M., Chicago Evangelistic Institute; M.M., Indiana University

MILLARD B. NIVER
Professor of Mathematics Emeritus (1967-1996)
B.S., Taylor University; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Kent State University

JOHN W. OLIVER
Associate Professor of History Emeritus (1966-1998)
A.B., Geneva College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh

ROY C. RAMSAROOP
Professor of Business Administration Emeritus (1996-2013)
B.S., St. Lawrence University; M.A., New School for Social Research; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

LARRY D. REINHART
Professor of Christian Education Emeritus (1991-2012)
B.A. and M.A., Olivet Nazaren University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.A., Governors State University; Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

LORETTA M. REINHART
Professor of Nursing Emerita (1991-2012)
Diploma in Nursing, Grant School of Nursing; B.S.N., Olivet Nazarene University; M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University; Ph.D., University of Illinois

BURLEY G. SMITH
Professor of English Emeritus (1960-1999)
A.B., Olivet Nazarene University; M.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Kent State University

JEANETTE R. SMITH
Associate Professor of Education Emerita (1975-1999)
B.S., Olivet Nazarene University; M.Ed, Bowling Green State University

R. STANFORD TERHUNE, JR.
Librarian Emeritus; Associate Professor of Library Science (1982-2010)
B.A., Northwestern University; M.S., University of Illinois; M.T.S., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

DALE S. THOMSON
Professor of Biology Emeritus (1967-1996)
B.A., Cedarville College; M.S. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

HAROLD R. WALKER
Professor of Education and Sociology Emeritus (1962-1994)
B.A., University of Mount Union; M.Ed., Kent State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

JOHN B. WILLIAMS
Professor of Mathematics Emeritus (1990-2011)
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., University of Illinois

ROGER L. WOOD
Professor of Education and Psychology Emeritus (1957-1982)
Th.B., Marion College; A.B., Adrian College; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Michigan