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Malone University    
 
    
 
  Nov 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Directories


Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

DAVID P. MURRAY, Chair
RODNEY L. NEUENSCHWANDER, Vice Chair
BRENDA K. SMITH, Secretary
RODNEY L. NEUENSCHWANDER, Treasurer

The Executive Committee

THOMAS L. CRAWFORD
DAVID A. KING
DAVID P. MURRAY
RODNEY L. NEUENSCHWANDER
MARK N. ROSE
BRENDA K. SMITH
LAMAR L. WYSE
MERVIN C. YODER

Trustees

CHARLES I. BANCROFT, D.V.M.
Veterinarian, Youngstown, Ohio

PAMELA G. BURCH
Agency Manager, State Farm Insurance, Memphis, Tennessee

THOMAS L. CRAWFORD
Executive Director, Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region; Senior Pastor, Morningside Friends Church, Port St. Lucie, Florida

JANET WEIR CREIGHTON
Stark County Commissioner, Canton, Ohio

RONALD D. CROCK, M.D.
Medical Director, Mercy Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Canton, Ohio

PETER M. FOWLER
Lead Pastor, Salem First Friends Church, Salem, Ohio

KEVIN J. HAMMONS
Senior Vice President, CAO, & Assistant CFO, Community Health Systems, Inc., Franklin, Tennessee

SHARI N. HANSEN
Senior IT Manager, The Progressive Casualty Insurance, Mayfield Village, Ohio

FLANVIS J. JOHNSON, II
Bishop, The House of the Lord, Akron, Ohio

EDWARD C. KAPRALY
Owner, Riverside Native Trees & Nursery, Delaware, Ohio

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

TERRY C. MAGRO
Educator/Counselor (Retired), St. Clairsville, Ohio

BRIAN R. MILLER
President and CEO, ProVia, Sugarcreek, Ohio

LEON MILLER, M.D.
Surgeon/Physician, Millersburg, Ohio

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

MARTHA L. MOONEY, D.V.M.
Owner, Maple Run Veterinary Clinic, Mt. Gilead, 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

LYNN A. PIERCE
Director of Women’s & Children’s Ministries, Willoughby Hills Friends Church, Willoughby, 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 & Gynecology (retired), Marysville, Ohio

MARK N. ROSE, M.D., J.D.
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs, Aultman Health Foundation, Canton, Ohio

DENNIS H. SEAVER
Senior Pastor, Immanuel Friends Church, Eden, North Carolina

BRENDA K. SMITH
Deputy Director Probation, Programs & Services, Franklin County Domestic & Juvenile Court (Retired), Columbus, Ohio

LORRAINE G. STEWART
Trustee; Owner, ROJEK Consulting Group, Cleveland, Ohio

MATTHEW C. SUTTER
AIA/Led AP, SOL Harris/Day Architecture, North Canton, Ohio

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

LYNDON M. THOMAS
Corporate Real Estate Professional, New Franklin, Ohio

ALICE M. WILLIAMS
Director, Federal Taxes, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio

LAMAR L. WYSE
President/Owner, WyseSolutions, LLC, Galion, Ohio

MERVIN C. YODER, M.D.
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

 

University Collegium

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

D. Nathan Phinney, Ph.D.
Provost; Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

S. Mark Seymour, M.S.
Vice President for Enrollment Management (2016)
B.A., Messiah College; M.S., Eastern University

Elaine C. Arick, B.A.
Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs (1994)
B.A., Malone University

Timothy A. Bryan, B.A.
Chief of Staff, Vice President for Marketing and Communications (2014)
B.A., The University of Akron

Barbara A. Beuscher, B.A.
Vice President for Advancement (2017)
B.A., The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Melody K. Scott, M.A.
Dean of Students and Chief Student Development Officer (2006-2008, 2013)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Durham University

Michael J. Fairless, B.A.
Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Facility Management/Title IX Officer (2008)
B.A., Bowling Green State 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

Ellen M. Chapman, B.A. (2017)
Admissions Counselor

Justine J. Chester, B.A. (2017)
Admissions Counselor

Jody A. Dimit (1991)
Campus Visit Coordinator

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

Chelsea L. Perry, B.A. (2015)
Admissions Counselor for Athletics

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

Anissa D. Scott, M.A. (2006)
Assistant Director

Ezra M. Tkach, B.A. (2014)
Admissions Counselor

Morgan L. Wagner, M.A. (2010)
Associate Director of Admissions
 

Advancement/Alumni

Paula M. Calhoun, M.A. (2015)
Director of Annual Giving

Wayne E. Evans, D.Min. (2017)
Director of Planned Giving and Church Relations

James P. Ferguson, B.A. (2015)
Manager of Development Research

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

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

 

Athletics

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

Kathryn E. Bzdafka, M.Ed. (2015)
Head Softball Coach

Brice T. Carlson, M.S. (2017)
Assistant Head Football Coach

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

William C. Eddins, M.S. (2016)
Head Golf Coach/Women

David H. Gramlich, M.B.A. (2008-2009, 2010-2014, 2017)
Associate Head Coach, Cross Country

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

Tanya C. Hockman, M.A.C.M. (2003)
Head Volleyball Coach/Women
Senior Women’s Administrator

Russell A. Hunt, J.D. (2014)
Head Swimming & Diving Coach/Men & Women

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

Joshua D. Jones, B.A. (2013)
Head Soccer Coach/Women

Casey L. Kaufman, B.A. (2015)
Head Basketball Coach/Men

Ryan N. Hardie, M.B.A. (2016)
Assistant Football Coach

Rachel E. Hunka, B.A. (2016)
Head Cheerleading Coach

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

Lauren N. Lindesmith, B.S. (2017)
Assistant Soccer Coach/Women

Zachary L. Logan, M.S. (2017)
Assistant Coach/Defensive Coordinator, Football

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

Dustin C. Miller, M.A.Ed. (2006-2010, 2016)
Assistant Football Coach/Offensive Coordinator

Caleb S. Norrick, B.A. (2016)
Assistant Athletic Director

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

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

Fred C. Thomas, M.S.S. (2016)
Head Football Coach

James R. Tice, M.S.S. (2015)
Assistant Athletic Director
Head Basketball Coach/Women

 

Business Office

Daniel P. Crawford, A.A.B. (2016)
Staff Accountant

Tracy L. Miller, M.B.A. (2012)
Controller

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

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

Center for Student Success

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

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

Cliff Schenk, B.A. (2006-2013; 2015)
Student Retention Adviser/Support Services

Jennifer M. Vannest, M.A.O.L. (2013)
Director of Tutoring Services and Career Development Coordinator

 

Distance Learning

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

 

Financial Aid

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

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

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

Kim L. Overholt (2004)
Loan Coordinator
 

Graduate and Professional Studies Enrollment

Deborah K. Craven (1994)
Office Coordinator

Janie L. Linger, B.A. (2015)
Student Information Coordinator

James M. Thomas, B.A. (2015)
Admissions Counselor

Christopher M. Todaro, M.B.A. (2015)
Director, Graduate and Professional Studies Recruitment

Tana L. Watson, M.Ed. (2017)
Admissions Counselor

Alexander Yu, B.S. (1993)
Admissions Counselor


Human Resources

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

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

Cheryl S. Costello (2003)
Director of Campus Mail Services

Debra D. Mittas, M.B.A. (2004)
Director of Human Resources
 

Information Technologies

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

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

Charles W. Garwood, B.A. (2017)
Technical Support Specialist

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

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

M. Adam Klemann, M.S. (2003)
Chief Information Officer

Dennis P. Riley, B.B.A. (2016)
Systems Administrator

Cathy G. Schwab, B.S. (2016)
Applications Analyst

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

Donald W. Swank, M.P.A., M.Div. (2015)
Help Desk Specialist

 

Library

Rebecca L. Fort, M.L.I.S. (1981)
Director of Library

Troy D. Alpeter, M.L.I.S. (2013)
Reference/Serials 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

Natalie D. Denholm, M.A.Ed. (2013)
Assistant Registrar, Graduate and Non-traditional Programs

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

Wendy R. Grimes, B.A. (2015)
Office Manager
 

Physical Plant

Jason C. Brannon (2017)
Assistant Manager, Maintenance

Bonnie K. Schott (2005)
Supervisor of Housekeeping

Russell E. Thorn (1981)
Service and Grounds Manager

Kris G. Vincent (1992)
Maintenance Manager
 

Office of the President

Teresa L. Pittinger (1997)
Executive Assistant to the President and Assistant to the Board of Trustees

 

Office of the Provost

Rebecca S. Albertson, B.A. (1997)
Executive Assistant to the Provost

Ryan J. Donald, M.A.R. (2013)
Director of the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement

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

Kathryn L. Huisinga, Ph.D. (2011)
Co-director of the Honors Program

Steven M. Jensen, Ph.D. (2000)
Co-director of the Honors Program

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

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

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

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

College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences

James H. Brownlee, Ph.D. (1999)
Interim Dean of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences

Michael L. Benson, D.M.A. (2011)
Chair of the Department of Music

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

Kyle D. Calderhead, Ph.D. (2007)
Chair of the Department of Science and Mathematics

Joseph Carmola, Jr. (2017)
Designer/Technical Director of the Theatre Program

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

Steven M. Jensen, Ph.D. (2000)
Chair of the Department of English

Jason R. Moyer, Ph.D. (2012)
Chair of the Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts

Suzanne B. Nicholson, Ph.D. (2004)
Chair of the Department of Bible, Theology, and Ministry

Karen L. Slovak, Ph.D. (2012)
Chair of the Department of Social Work

Jacalynn J. Stuckey, Ph.D. (1999)
Chair of the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences

 

School of Business and Leadership

Michael J. Ophardt, Ph.D. (1996)
Chair of the Department of Business;
Director of the Graduate Programs in Business and Organizational Leadership

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

School of Education and Human Development

Kara A. Kaelber, Ph.D. (2008)
Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development

Moses B. Rumano, Ph.D. (2011)
Chair of the Department of Education

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

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

Carrie D. Stroup, M.S.N. (2013)
Director of BSN Program

Mary Jean Surace, M.S. (2015)
Coordinator of Simulation Technologies
 

Student Development

Matthew J. Adamo, B.S. (2017)
Resident Director-Penn, Gurney, and Barclay Halls

David W. Burnip (2007)
Director of Campus Safety

Betsy J. Coy (2016)
Housing Coordinator

Micah C. Czirr, B.A. (2017)
Resident Director-Haviland Hall

Logan T. Hansen, M.B.A. (2016)
Resident Director-DeVol Hall

Linda J. Leon, D.Min. (1995)
Director of Spiritual Formation 

Rose M. Marinucci, B.A. (2017)
Area Coordinator-Blossom Hall and Heritage Hall

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

Rebecca K. Rodak, R.N. (2016)
Health Center Director

Anne M. Schrock, M.A. (2015)
Resident Director-Woolman, Whittier, and Fox Halls

Anthony D. Schnyders, B.S. (2009-2015; 2017)
Dean of Community Life and Student Engagement
 

University Relations/Event Services

Matthew J. Baker, A.S. (2014)
Event Technical Services Coordinator

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

Constance M. Brannon, M.Ed. (2015)
Communication Specialist and Manager of Outreach Initiatives

Cynthia K. Lundin (1995)
Events Coordinator

Joshua C. McManaway, B.A. (2015)
Multimedia Production Specialist

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

Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty.

TROY D. ALPETER
Reference/Serials Librarian, Instructor of Library Science (2013)
B.S., Slippery Rock University; M.L.I.S., Kent State 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.
Professor of Music (2003)
B.A., Central Washington University; M.M., Eastern Washington University, Ph.D., Kent State University

MARK W. BANKERT
Assistant Professor of Sport Management (2015)
B.A., The Ohio State University; M.S.A., Ohio University

DAVID B. BEER
Associate 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
Chair, Departments of Music and Visual Arts, Associate Professor of Music (2011)
B.M., Rice University; M.M. and D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

DONNA S. BISHOP
Assistant Professor of Education (2015)
B.S.and M.Ed., Kent State University; Ed.D., Northcentral University

JAMES H. BROWNLEE
Interim Dean of the College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences; 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
Chair, Department of Science and Mathematics; Professor of Mathematics (2007)
B.Phil., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

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

SANGSUN CHOI
Assistant Professor of Media Production (2016)
B.A., Hangdong Global University; M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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

CHANDA R. COBLENTZ
Instructor of Education (2014)
B.S., West Liberty State College; M.S., Franciscan University of Steubenville; Ed.D., Walden University

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

JACLYN A. DWYER
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (2016)
B.S., Gwynedd-Mercy University; M.L.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Florida State University

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

MARCIA K. EVERETT
Professor of Communication Arts; Director, 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
Assistant Professor of Management Studies (2007)
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., The University of Akron; Ed.D., Regent University

REBECCA L. FORT
Director of Library, Instructor of Library and Information Services (2015)
B.A., Milligan College; M.A., The University of Akron; M.L.I.S. Wayne State University

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

CHRISTINA A. FRATENA
Clinical Instructor of Nursing (2015)
B.S.N., Malone University, M.S.N., Kent State University

MARCOS GHALI
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2015)
B.A., Ain Shams University (Egypt); M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Kent State University

JAMES F. GLASGOW
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

SONJI D. GREGORY
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2015)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., Ashland Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Regent University

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

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

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
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

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
Director of the Center for Christian Faith and Culture, Professor of Theology (2006)
B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Baylor University

JANE HOYT-OLIVER
Chair, Department of Psychology; 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
Co-director of Honors Program, Associate Professor of Biochemistry (2011)
B.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

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

STEVEN M. JENSEN
Chair, Department of English; Co-director of Honors Program; 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
Director, Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development; 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
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

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

HYUNJIN D. KWAK
Assistant Professor of Sociology (2017)
B.A., Calvin College; M.A., University of Notre Dame; Ph.D. candidate, University of Notre Dame

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, School of Nursing and Health Sciences; Associate 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

ANNE S. McCURDY
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2016)
B.A. and M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., Kent State University

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

STEVEN E. MERRILL
Associate Professor of Nursing (2017)
B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.S.N., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Ph.D., University of Michigan

GREGORY J. MILLER
Director of General Education, 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

ROGER N. MORRIS
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership (2015)
B.S., Virginia Tech; M.S., Longwood College; Ed.D., University of Virginia

JASON R. MOYER
Chair, Department of Communication, Visual, and Performing Arts; Associate 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
Chair, Department of Bible, Theology, and Ministry; 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
Assistant Professor of English (1997)
B.S. and M.A. and Ph.D., Kent State University

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

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
Provost, Professor of Biblical Studies (2004)
B.A., Taylor University; M.A.R., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale 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
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
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, RN/BSN Program; Clinical Coordinator of the BSN program; Associate Professor of Nursing (2004)
Diploma in Nursing, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing; M.S.N., The University of Akron

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

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

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
Chair, Department of Education; Associate 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

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
Chair, Department of Social Work; 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

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

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

JACALYNN J. STUCKEY
Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences; Professor of History (1999)
B.A., Malone University; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

NANCY A. VARIAN
Director, 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

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

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
Associate Professor of Business and Leadership (2000)
B.A. and M.B.A., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

CYNTHIA G. WILSON
Executive Director, 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
Associate Professor of Exercise Science (2003)
B.S. and M.S.Ed., The University of Akron; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

LORA L. WYSS
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

YAJIAO YU
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2016)
B.S., Hebei University; Ph.D., Auburn University

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


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

DEBORAH L. BERHÓ
Director, Latin American Studies Program (2016)
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of New Mexico

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

RACHEL ROBINSON
Director, Uganda Studies Program (2014)
B.A., Gordon College; M.A., Maryland Institute College of Art

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 Program of Akron

SUSAN HARRINGTON, PhD, D (ABMM), MLS (ASCP)CM
Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic School of Medical Technology

BARBARA ZINGALE, MT, MLS (ASCP) CM
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

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

DIANE M. CHAMBERS
Professor of English Emerita (1996-2016)
B.S., Bimidji State University; M.A. University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., The Ohio State University

DONGHAI CHEN
Professor of Chemistry Emeritus (1990-2016)
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 Emerita (1999-2014)
B.A., Ursuline College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

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

STEPHEN J. DIAKOFF
Professor of Biology Emeritus (1979-2014)
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; Ph.D., Washington State University

BARBARA M. DRENNAN
Professor of Art Emerita (1992-2015)
B.S., M.A., and Ph.D., Kent State University

BARBARA A. EASLICK
Professor of Sport Management Emerita (1987-2015)
B.S., Kent State University; M.Ed., Ashland University; D.S.M., United States Sports Academy

KENNETH N. HOALT
Professor of Health Education Emeritus (1999-2015)
B.S. and M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois 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

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

PATRICIA L. LONG
Professor of Education Emerita (1978-2014)
B.A., Trinity College; M.A., Kent State University; Ed.D., The University of Akron

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

ELIZABETH W. McVAN
Associate Professor of Nursing Emerita (1988-2001; 2009-2015)
B.S.N., The Ohio State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron

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

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

SUSAN L. TAYLOR
Associate Professor of Nursing Emerita (1989-2014)
B.S.N. and M.S.N., The University of Akron

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