2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 24, 2020  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Directories


Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

DONALD D. HARPER, Chair
STEVEN D. STEER,
Vice Chair
DAVID P. MURRAY,
Secretary
GERALD L. SMELTZER,
Treasurer

The Executive Committee

PAMELA G. BURCH
DONALD D. HARPER
EDWARD L. MITCHELL
DAVID P. MURRAY
JAMES P. POWELL
GERALD L. SMELTZER
STEVEN D. STEER
GARY W. STREIT
DAVID R. VAN VALKENBURG
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

EARL H. BAILEY, D.Min.
Founder and President of Word for the World International Radio, Canton, Ohio

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

DUDLEY S. BLOSSOM III
Accountant (Retired), Vero Beach, Florida

PAMELA G. BURCH
Agency Field Executive, State Farm Insurance Company, Germantown, Tennessee

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

DALE E. CHRYST
Officer of the Court-Lenawee County Sheriff ’s Department, Adrian, Michigan

RICHARD W. DOUD, D.O.
Physician, Community Health Center, Coldwater, Michigan

DONALD D. HARPER
Vice President (Retired), HR North America Shared Services, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Salem, South Carolina

RUTH A. HARSH
Real Estate Sales Agent, Stamp Realty, Salem, Ohio

TERRY C. MAGRO
Director of Adult Christian Education & Small Groups (Retired), East Richland Friends Church, St. Clairsville, Ohio

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

DONNA J. McNATT
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio

EDWARD L. MITCHELL, M.D.
Surgeon (Retired), Alliance, Ohio

EDWARD C. MORRIS
President & CEO, E.C. Morris Corp., Wadsworth, Ohio

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

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

JAMES P. POWELL, D.C.
Chiropractor, Powell Chiropractic Clinic, Inc., Canton, Ohio

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

WILLIS N. RUFF
Sales Representative (Retired), Progressive Insurance, Eastlake, Ohio

DENA Z. SCHNUPP
Artist, Counselor, Canton, Ohio

JAMES H. SHELLHAAS
Managing Partner, Peregrine Partners, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio

GERALD L. SMELTZER
Chief Financial Officer, Waco Formworks, Akron, Ohio

STEVEN D. STEER, CPA, CVA
Principal, Hack, Steer & Company, Salem, Ohio

GARY W. STREIT, Ph.D.
President, Malone University, Canton, Ohio

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

DAVID R. VAN VALKENBURG
Chairman, Balfour Associates, Inc., Greenwood Village, Colorado

STEPHEN T. WEINGART
Manager, Business Development, FedEx Custom Critical, Uniontown, Ohio

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

University Leadership Team

Gary W. Streit, Ph.D.
President (2007)
A.B., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.S., University of Tennessee;
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Wilbert J. Friesen, Ph.D.
Provost (2008)
B.A., Tabor College; M.S., University of Kansas; M.A., Mennonite
Brethren Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., McGill University

Howard E. Taylor, M.A.
Vice President for University Advancement (1999)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Ball State University

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

Karen D. Fry, M.A.
Vice President for Constituent Relations (2008)
B.A., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.A., Tennessee State University

Richard K. Rieder, M.B.A.
Vice President for Finance (2008)
B.A., Baker University; M.M., Oklahoma City University; M.B.A., Regent University

Brock C. Schroeder, Ph.D.
Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing (2008)
B.A. and M.A., Olivet Nazarene University; Ph.D., Walden 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

Michael A. Bole, M.B.A. (1997-2006; 2007)
Associate Director of Admissions

Jody A. Dimit (1991)
Campus Visit Coordinator

Beth A. Erb, B.A. (2004)
Marketing Services Coordinator

Andrea J. Finefrock, B.A. (2007)
Website Content Manager

Megan R. Letner, B.S. (2007)
Admissions Counselor

Patricia L. Little, B.A. (1981)
Director of Student Retention

Jill A. Nieb (1988)
Office Manager; Assistant to the Director of Admissions

Melissa A. Paciorek, B.A. (2007)
Admissions Counselor/Special Events Coordinator

Carrie B. Ridenour, B.A. (2005)
Admissions Counselor

John C. Russell, B.S. (1991)
Coordinator of Enrollment Information

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

Anissa D. Scott, B.A. (2006)
Admissions Counselor

Kevin L. Williams, B.A. (2005)
Admissions Counselor/Athletic Recruiter

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

Advancement/Alumni

John C. Fehlman, B.S., CFRE (1990)
Director of Development
 

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

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

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

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

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

Athletics

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

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

Michael N. Gardner, M.A. (2006)
Head Football Coach

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

Tanya C. Hockman, M.A.C.M. (2008)
Head Volleyball Coach/Women; Athletic Academic Advisor

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

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

Dustin C. Miller, M.Ed. (2006)
Assistant Football Coach

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

Troy A. Schenk, B.A. (2006)
Assistant Football Coach

Harold T. Smith, M.A. (1983)
Head Basketball Coach/Men

Laura R. Wynn, M.Ed. (2003)
Head Basketball Coach/Women; Associate Athletic Director

Business Office

Ronald B. Messner, B.A. (1992)
Controller

Rebecca E. Abel (1995)
Bookstore Manager

Elaine C. Arick (1994)
Assistant Controller

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

Barbara A. Coburn (1993)
Secretary to the Executive Vice President and the Controller

Linda J. Simons, A.A.B. (1979)
Assistant Controller

Campus Ministries

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

Celia L. King, M.A. (1995-2000; 2007)
Director of Service Learning

Linda J. Leon, M.A. (1995)
Director of Campus Ministries

Constituent Relations

Timothy G. Pitzer, B.S. (2008)
Director of Constituent Programs

Financial Aid

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

Carolyn L. Bixler (1998)
Financial Aid Information Coordinator

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

Susan M. Shaffer, B.A. (1989-2001; 2004)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Human Resources

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

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

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

Janet S. Myers (1991)
Director of Student Work Program

Information Technologies

Clark D. Hoopes, B.A. (1996)
Director of Information Technologies

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

Joshua J. Ervin, B.A. (2004)
Network Administrator, Information Technologies

David H. Gramlich, B.S. (2008)
Help Desk Analyst

Andrew N. Hodgson, B.A. (2006)
Technical Support Specialist

M. Adam Klemann, B.A. (2003)
Technology Services Coordinator

Holly L. Krills, B.A. (2004)
Technical Support Specialist

Michael J. Land, B.A. (2007)
Multimedia Support Technician

John D. Rivers (1992)
Database Administrator

Carla A. Schillero (2002)
Department Operations Analyst

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

Micah P. Tedeschi, B.A. (2008)
Instructional Technology Specialist

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

Library

R. Stanford Terhune, Jr., M.S. (1982)
Director of Library Services

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

Heidi E. Beke-Harrigan, M.L.S. (2005)
Assistant Cataloger/Evening Reference Librarian

Rebecca L. Fort, M.A. (1981)
Circulation Librarian

Barbara J. Moginot, B.A. (1992)
Periodicals/Gifts and Exchange Librarian

Kristine A. Owens, M.L.I.S. (2000)
Head Cataloger

Barbara D. Shallenberger, B.A. (2001)
Acquisitions Librarian

Charlene D. Willey, M.L.S. (1992)
Documents Librarian

Office of the Registrar/ Advising and Testing

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

Tracie S. Cross, B.A. (1989)
Assistant Registrar

Emily C. Heist, M.S. (2007)
Academic Advisor, Advising and Testing

Laura J. Sommer, M.S. (2007)
Academic Advisor, Advising and Testing

Physical Plant

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

David W. Burnip (2007)
Director of Campus Safety

Bonnie K. Schott (2005)
Supervisor of Housekeeping

Russell E. Thorn (1981)
Service and Grounds Supervisor

Kris G. Vincent (1992)
Maintenance Supervisor

President’s and Provost’s Offices

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

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

Amy B. Green, B.A. (1996)
Executive Secretary to the President

John P. Harris II, Ph.D. (1991)
Director of Study Abroad and Off-Campus Programs

Jane Hoyt-Oliver, Ph.D. (1984-1991; 1998)
Director of General Education

Thomas A. Kratzer, Ph.D. (1997)
Coordinator of Student Learning Assessment

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

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

School of Arts and Sciences

Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

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

David W. Donelson, Ed.D. (2008)
Chair of the Department of Music

Marcia K. Everett, Ph.D. (1995)
Chair of the Department of Communication Arts

Jeffrey M. Goff, Ph.D. (1997)
Chair of the Department of Natural Sciences

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

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

Matthew P. Phelps, Ph.D. (1998)
Chair of the Department of Psychology

Gary L. Spangler, M.S.E. (2005)
Chair of the Department of Visual Arts

Kenneth M. Stoltzfus, Ph.D. (2003)
Chair of the Department of Social Work

Scott T. Waalkes, Ph.D. (1998)
Chair of the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences

School of Business

Julia A. Frankland, Ph.D. (1999)
Interim Dean of the School of Business,
Director of the Graduate Program in Business

School of Education

Rhoda C. Sommers-Johnson, Ph.D. (2007)
Dean of the School of Education

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

Paul A. Davidson, M.S. (1996)
Education Field Director

Kathy A. Haas, M.A. (1991)
Chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance

Jerri L. Helmrich, M.A., (1991-2003; 2008)
Director of Weaver Child Development Center/Primary School

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

Kayte S. Smreck, M.Ed. (2006)
Director of Student Teaching

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

Director of the Graduate Program in Education

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Marjorie F. Carlson Hurst, D.B.A. (2000)
Dean of the School of Graduate and Professional Studies

Deborah K. Craven (1994)
Departmental Assistant

Dan DePasquale, M. A. (1985)
Senior Director of Operations

Cheryl A. Ford, B.A. (2007)
Assistant Director of Enrollment

Douglas L. Gregory, B.A. (2008)
Enrollment Advisor

David L. Kleffman, M.Ed. (1999)
Assistant Director of Enrollment

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

Sharon L. McFarlane, M.B.A. (1998)
Director of Enrollment

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

Brock M. Reiman, Ph.D. (1996)
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Director of the Graduate
Program in Counselor and Guidance Education

Joyce E. Thompson, M.A.Ed. (1996)
Director of Life and Work Experience in Professional Studies

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

School of Nursing

Loretta M. Reinhart, Ph.D. (1991)
Dean of the School of Nursing

Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing

Kathleen M. Geib, Ph.D. (1991-2003; 2007)
Director of BSNDC Program

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

Martha E. Horst, M.S.N. (1988)
Director of BSN Program

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

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

School of Theology

Dean of the School of Theology

Joel R. Soza, D.Th. (1998)
Director of the Graduate Program in Christian Ministries

Student Development

Ryan P. Anderson, B.S. (2008)
Residence Hall Director

John F. Baldauff, B.A. (2007)
Residence Hall Director

Josephine E. Glover, L.S.W., M.A. (1992)
Assistant Director of the Counseling Center

Michael T. Hansen, B.A. (2008)
Residence Hall Director

Sarah A. Jobson, M.A.C.M. (2003)
Residence Hall Director

Sandra F. Johnson (1974)
Director of Orientation and Special Programs

Anna M. Meadows, B.A. (2005)
Director of Student Access Center

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

Joshua L. Perkins, M.A.Ed. (2004)
Associate Dean of Student Development

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

Douglas C. Reichenberger, M.Ed. (1994)
Director of Career Development Center

Christina M. Schnyders, M.A. (2006)
Residence Hall Director

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 Hall Director

Alison M. Walls, B.S. (2007)
Residence Hall Director

Colleen S. Winney, B.A. (2000)
Assistant Director of Career Development Center

University Relations

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

Amber L. Balash, B.A. (2001)
Writer

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

David L. Yakley, M.A. (1999)
Assistant Director of University Relations

Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty.

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

JANICE L. ANDERSON
Reference Librarian, Assistant Professor of Library Science (1972)
B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College; 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.
Associate Professor of Music (2003)
B.A., Central Washington University; M.M., Eastern Washington University, Ph.D., Kent State University

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

HEIDI E. BEKE-HARRIGAN
Assistant Cataloger/Evening Reference Librarian, Instructor of Library Science (2005)
B.A., Wittenberg University; M.L.S., Kent State University

SEAN M. BENSON
Associate Professor of English (1999)
B.A. and M.A.T., The University of Iowa; Ph.D., Saint Louis University

GEOFFREY C. BOWDEN
Associate Professor of Political Science (2004)
B.A., University of Tennessee; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

DAVID J. BOWMAN
Assistant Professor of Education (2003)
B.S., The Ohio State University; M.A. and Ph.D., Kent State University

CYNTHIA L. BRIDGES
Associate Professor of Music (2004)
B.A., Southwest Texas State University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Hawaii-Manoa

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

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

MARJORIE F. CARLSON HURST
Dean, School of Graduate and Professional Studies, Assistant Professor of Professional Studies (2000)
B.A., Malone University; E.M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

CHRISTOPHER K. CARMICHAEL
Associate Professor of Biology (2002)
A.S., College of Lake County; B.S., Eastern Illinois University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Kennedy-Western University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

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

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

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

DONGHAI CHEN
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
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 Elementary Education (1995)
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

ANNE C. COEN
Instructor of Fine Arts (2004)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., Kent State University; M.L., Middlebury College

EBENEZER A. F. de OLIVEIRA
Associate 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

KAREN S. DISTELHORST
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2006)
Diploma in Nursing, Akron City Hospital School of Nursing; M.S.N., The University of Akron

DAVID N. DIXON
Associate 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

DAVID W. DONELSON
Chair, Department of Music, Professor of Music (2008)
B.A., Bethel University; M.A., Bethel Theological Seminary; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

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

BARBARA A. EASLICK
Professor of Physical Education (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

MARCIA K. EVERETT
Chair, Department of Communication Arts, Associate 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

ANDREA M. FARENGA
Associate Professor of Education (1999)
B.S., M.S., and Ed.D., Illinois State University

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

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

JULIA A. FRANKLAND
Interim Dean, School of Business, Director of the Graduate Program in Business, Associate Professor of Business Administration (1999)
B.A., Westminster College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

WILBERT J. FRIESEN
Provost, Professor of Theology (2008)
B.A., Tabor College; M.S., University of Kansas; M.A., Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary; Ph.D., McGill University

KAREN R. GEHRLING
Professor of Nursing (2005)
B.S.N., Ohio University; M.N., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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

JAMES F. GLASGOW
Assistant 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
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, Professor of Chemistry (1997)
B.A., Malone University, Ph.D., The University of Akron

MALCOLM GOLD
Associate Professor of Sociology (1999)
BSocSc., Birmingham University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Warwick

KATHY A. HAAS
Chair, Department of Health and Human Performance, 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

JOHN P. HARRIS II
Professor of Business Administration, Director of Study Abroad and Off-Campus Programs (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

BRYAN C. HOLLON
Assistant Professor of Theology (2006)
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University

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

MARK E. JAKOWSKI
Associate Professor of Education; Director of Teacher 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
Assistant Professor of Counselor and Guidance Education (2008)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

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

KELLIE N. KIRKSEY
Associate Professor of Counselor and Guidance Education (2004)
B.A., Ohio Dominican College; M.A. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

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, Coordinator of Student Learning Assessment (1997)
B.A., Luther College; M.S. and Ph.D., The University of Iowa

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

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

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

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

GREGORY J. LINVILLE
Assistant Professor of Sports and Youth Ministry (2001)
B.A., Malone University; M.Div. and D.Min., Ashland Theological Seminary

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

SUSAN K. McDEVITT
Instructor of Nursing (2006)
B.S.N., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.S.N., Bowie State University

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

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

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

CLARE M. MURRAY ADAMS
Professor of Visual Arts (1997)
B.S., B.F.A., M.Ed., Kent State University; M.F.A., Vermont College

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

RACHEL E. NÚÑEZ
Associate Professor of Music (2000)
B.A., Luther College; M.M., The University of Akron

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

KRISTINE A. OWENS
Head Cataloger, Instructor of Library Science (2003)
B.A. and M.L.I.S., Kent State University

KRISTOPHER M. PAAL
Instructor of Communication Arts (2006)
B.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Wayne State University

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

CHERIE A. PARSONS
Assistant Professor of English (1995)
B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene College; M.A., The University of Akron

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

CHRISTY L. PESTER
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2004)
B.S.N., Olivet Nazarene University; M.S.N., Kent State University

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

D. NATHAN PHINNEY
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

CAROL L. PIETRASZ
Instructor of Professional Studies (2008)
B.A., Grove City College; M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University

ALLEN M. PLUG
Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2004)
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., University of Rochester

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

WILLIAM P. QUIGLEY
Instructor of Youth Ministry (1998)
B.A., West Liberty College; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary

MARY E. QUINN
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies (2006)
B.A., Malone University; M.B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University

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

CHERI L. RAMSBURG, CPA
Professor of Business Administration (1987)
B.A., Malone University; M.B.A., Kent State University; J.D., The University of Akron

STEPHANIE A. REAGAN
Associate Professor of Nursing (2004)
Diploma in Nursing, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron

BROCK M. REIMAN
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies; Director of the Graduate Program in Counselor and Guidance Education; Associate Professor of Counselor and Guidance Education (2004)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., Walsh University; Ph.D., Kent State University

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

LORETTA M. REINHART
Dean, School of Nursing, Professor of Nursing (1991)
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

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

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

EARL M. RODD
Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2000)
B.A. and M.ChE., Rice University

NICHOLETTE ROGERS
Assistant Professor of Biology (2008)
A.A.S., Cuyahoga Community College; B.S., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine/Kent State University

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

RANDY D. SAVAGE
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies (2008)
B.A., Geneva College; M.A., Greenville College

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

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

HAROLD T. SMITH
Associate Professor of Physical Education (1983)
B.A., The King’s College; M.A., Montclair State College; M.A., Fresno State University

DAVID E. SNYDER
Associate Professor of Education (1999)
B.A., Cincinnati Bible Seminary; M.Ed., University of Cincinnati; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

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

JOEL R. SOZA
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies, Director of the Graduate Program in Christian Ministries (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

GARY L. SPANGLER
Chair, Department of Visual Arts, Instructor of Visual Arts (2005)
B.F.A. and B.S.E., Kent State University; M.S.E., The University of Akron

SUSAN L. STEINER
Assistant Professor of Counselor and Guidance Education (2006)
B.S., Kent State University; M.A. and Ph.D., The University of Akron

KENNETH M. STOLTZFUS, LSW, CCDCIII
Chair, Department of Social Work, Associate Professor of Social Work (2003)
B.A., Lock Haven University; M.S.W., Temple University; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

GARY W. STREIT
President, Professor of English (2007)
A.B., Trevecca Nazarene University; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Illinois

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

JULIE M. SZENDREY
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Director of Students in Free Enterprise (2002)
B.M.E. and M.B.A., University of Dayton; D.B.A., Anderson University

SUSAN L. TAYLOR
Associate Professor of Nursing (1989)
B.S.N and M.S.N., The University of Akron

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

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
Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences, 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

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

SHARON M. WEYER
Associate Professor Nursing (2008)
Diploma in Nursing, Aultman School of Nursing; B.S.N., Graceland College; M.S.N. and D.N.P., Case Western Reserve University

R. TARYN WHITTINGTON
Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2007)
B.A., Hendrix College; M.A. and Ph.D., Baylor University

CHARLENE D. WILLEY
Documents Librarian, Assistant Professor of Library Science (1992)
B.S., The Ohio State University; M.S., Purdue University; M.L.S., Kent State 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

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

MICHELE L. WILLIAMS
Assistant Professor of Professional Studies and Communication Arts (2000)
B.A. and M.B.A., Malone University

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

STEPHEN E. WIRICK
Instructor of Human Performance (2003)
B.S. and M.S.Ed., 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

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

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

MARGOT O. EYRING
Internship Director and Program Faculty, American Studies Program (1999)
B.F.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., University of Tennessee

JERRY S. HERBERT
Director, American Studies Program (1981)
B.A., University of Redlands; M.A. and Ph.D., Duke University

DAVID P. HOLT
Director, Middle East Studies Program (2002)
B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.A., Claremont Graduate School; Ph.D., University of Chicago

BRET A. KINCAID
Associate Director, American Studies Program (1999)
B.A., Fresno Pacific College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

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

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

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

HARLEY WAGLER
Director, Russian Studies Program (1994)
A.A., Hutchison Community College; B.A. and M.A., Kansas University

Adjunct Faculty in Biology-Clinical Laboratory Science

Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology

CYNTHIA DEYLING
Director of Allied Health Education

KANDICE KOTTKE-MARCHANT
Chair, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

JULIA SUTCH
Program Director, Acting
Cooperative Technology Program of Akron

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

JOHN F. BRICKER
Associate Professor of Education Emeritus (1967-1995)
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh

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

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

ARNOLD W. FRITZ
Associate Professor of Biology Emeritus (1961-1998)
B.S., Greenville College; M.S., Michigan State University

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

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

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

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., Mount Union College; M.Ed., Kent State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

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