2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog addendum 
    
    Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog addendum

Personnel



Board of Trustees

Betty Adams, ASC, '66, '10

Lori Benge '13

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC '72

David Borho, '11, '01

Michael Bukaty

Yolanda Camarena

John Carney, '75

Marcelo Casenove, '13

Mary Catherine Clark, ASC

Rev. Frank Coady

Diana Crook, '85

Patrick Do

Raymond Dondlinger, '05

Wendy Glick

Kathleen Jagger
President

Bishop Carl A. Kemme

Gerry Killeen, '69

J.T. Klaus, '87
Chair of the Board

Patricia Koehler

Jennifer Magaña

Ron Rabe, '96
Vice Chair of the Board

Thomas Schulz, '87

Fran Schumer, ASC

Jason Searl

Diana Stanley '17

Jenifer Stone '93

Susan Welsby, ASC, '73

Alice Wiggins, '85, '12

Brad Yaeger

Adorers of The Blood of Christ - United States Region

Vicki Bergkamp, ASC
Region Leader

Mary Catherine Clark, ASC
Councilor/Treasurer

Maria Hughes, ASC
Councilor

Angela Laquet, ASC
Councilor/Secretary

Janet McCann, ASC
Councilor

President's Cabinet

Kathleen S. Jagger, Ph.D., MPH
President

Anthony B. Beata, B.S.A.
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Bob Beumer, M.P.A.
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Christine Schneikart-Luebbe, M.Ed.
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success

Jill Fort, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs

Joanna Pryor, M.S.Ed.
Director of Athletics

Clark Schafer, B.S.
Director of University Relations


Dean of Students

Therese Wetta, ASC, Ph.D.
Director of Mission Effectiveness

Administrative Directors

Deacon Chuck Ashburn, M.A.
Assistant Vocation Director, Development and Academic Advising, Little Rock, AR

Dana Beitey, B.A.
Director of Alumni Relations

Case Bell, M.S.
Director of Equitable Access & International Student Services

Morris Floyd
Director of Safety and Security

Jason Fugikawa, Ph.D.
Director for Christian Leadership Development, Oklahoma City, OK

Lori Gibbon, M.A.
Registrar

Paco Gonzales
Director of Facilities

William Graves, M.A.
Director of Institutional Research

Diana Griblin, M.B.A.
Controller

Steve Hamersky, M.L.S.
Library Director

Katie Link, M.B.A.
Director of Human Resources

Richard Meloche, Ph.D.
Director of Pastoral Ministries, Tulsa, OK

Turner Middendorf
Director of Residence Life

Myra Pfannenstiel
Director of Financial Aid

Shirley Rueb, B.S.
Registrar Emerita

Clark Schafer, B.S.
Director of University Relations


Dean of Students

Vanessa Rials, M.S.W.
Director of Multicultural Engagement and Campus Life

Coleen Stein, B.S.
Director of Pastoral Ministires, Dodge City, KS

Icer Vaughan, B.A.
Chief Information Officer

Therese Wetta, ASC, Ph.D.
Director of Mission Effectiveness

Deans

Jessica Bird, M.S.
Interim Dean of the School of Education and Social Work

Teresa Wilkerson, M.A.
Interim Dean of the School of Business

Rev. Joseph Gile, S.T.D.
Dean of the School of Catholic Studies

Lorraine Steiner, Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences

Faculty

Mallory Arellano, M.S.Ed., Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.S., Fort Hays State University; M.S.Ed., Newman University

Jordan Bani, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Information Technology
B.A., Yarmouk University; M.M.I.S. Friends University; Ph.D. Capella University

Kristi Barton Edwards, J.D., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Truman State University; J.D., University of Kansas

Jessica Bird, M.S., Associate Professor of Education and Interim Dean of the School of Education and Social Work
B.S.Ed., M.S., Fort Hays State University

Sonja Bontrager, M.A., Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Goshen College; M.A., Wichita State University

Michael Bradley, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
B.A., M.A., University of the Pacific; Ph.D., University of Southern California

John Brungardt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Thomas Aquinas College; L.P., Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

John Burke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Education
B.A., DePauw University; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Kansas State University

Adrienne Canno, M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Director of Field Education
A.A., Pikes Peak Community College; B.S.W., Colorado State University-Pueblo; M.S.W., Newman University

Timothy Cho, M.S. Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care and Director of Clinical Education
A.S.H.S. Newman University; B.A., M.S. Northwestern University; R.R.T. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

David Cochran, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Business
B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University; M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Indiana University

Megan Cook, D.N.A.P., M.S.N.A., Associate Professor of the CRNA Program and Director of the CRNA Program; D.N.A.P., Texas Wesleyan University
B.S.N., Wichita State University; M.S.N.A., Newman University

Susan Crane-Laracuente, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English
B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Audrey Curtis Hane, Ph.D., Professor of Communication, Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences, Director of Navigator
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas

Nancy Dahlinger, M.S.Ed., Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and Director of the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program B.S., University of Kansas; M.S.Ed., Newman University

Roxxi Davis, D.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work and Director of Master of Social Work Program;
B.S.W. Illinois State University; M.S.W. University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign; D.S.W. Aurora University

Bryan Dietrich, Ph.D., Professor of English
B.A., University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma; M.P.W., University of Southern California; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Michael Duxler, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., Illinois State University; M.S.S.W., Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington

Brian Epperson, Ph.D., Professor of Business
B.A., Northeastern State University; M.A., Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Sarah Evans, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Sherry Ewing, B.B.A., Instructor of Radiologic Technology and Clinical Coordinator of the Radiologic Technology Program
A.S.H.S., Newman University; B.B.A., Friends University

Joan Felts, Ph.D., Professor Emerita (Nursing)
B.S.N.Ed., St. Mary College; M.Ed., Ed.S., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

Jamey Findling, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Rice University; M.A., Ph.D., Villanova University

Jill Fort, Ph.D., Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Christopher Fox, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Seattle University; Ph.D., University of Memphis

Max Frazier, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Secondary Education
B.S.Ed., University of Kansas; M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ed.D. Kansas State University

Rev. Joseph Gile, S.T.D., Associate Professor of Theology and Dean of The School of Catholic Studies
B.G.S., Wichita State University; M.Div., Pontifical College Josephinum; S.T.D., Pontifical Gregorian University

Cheryl L. Golden, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director of International Studies
B.A., M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Rev. Adam Grelinger, M.T., Assistant Professor of Theology, Chaplain, and Director of Campus Ministry
B.S., Newman University; M.Div., M.A.T., Mount St. Mary's Seminary

Steve Hamersky, M.L.I.S., Assistant Professor and Library Director
B.A., Wichita State University; M.L.I.S., University of Oklahoma

Lindsay Harris, B.S., Instructor of Sonography and Clinical Director of Sonography; B.S. Newman University

C. Laurence Heck, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (Sociology)
B.A., M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Southern California

Amelia Hopper, M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Mount Mercy University

Ryan Huschka, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Newman University; M.A., Ph.D., Rice University

Sara Huter, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., Kansas State University, M.B.A; Texas A&M University

Yelando Johnson, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the Bachelor of Social Work Program
B.S.W., Southern University; M.S.W., M.B.A., Newman University; Ed.D. Wichita State University

Shannon Johnston, M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Art, Director of the Steckline Gallery.
B.A., Bellhaven University; M.F.A. Wichita State University

Jennifer Jones, M.S.W., Instructor of Social Work
B.A., Wichita State University; M.S.W, Newman University

Stacy Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
B.S., Southern Nazarene University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Janet Jump, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., B.Ed., M.Ed., Wichita State University

Sarah Kelly, DNAP, Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Director of CRNA Program
B.S.N., Wichita State University; MSNA, Newman University, DNAP, Midwestern University in Glendale AZ

Lori Link, D.N.P., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Southwestern College; M.S.N., Grand Canyon University; D.N.P., University of Missouri-Kansas City

Nancy Lugo-Baez, D.N.P., Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S.N., Newman University; B.S.N., Southwestern College; M.S.N., Fort Hays State University; D.N.P., American Sentinel University

Mark Mannette, M.F.A, Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of Theatre and Division Chair of Arts and Humanities
A.A., Dean College; B.F.A., University of Bridgeport; M.A., M.F.A., Mary Baldwin College

John McCormick, Ph.D., Professor of Theology
B.A., Franciscan University of Steubenville College of Ohio; M.A., Ph.D., Duquesne University; M.B.A., Newman University

Robert J. McElroy, J.D., Associate Professor of Business Law and International Business
B.A., Friends University; M.B.A., University of Kansas; J.D., Washburn University

Kelly McFall, Ph.D., Professor of History and Chair of the Division of Humanities
B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Jeskan McGovern, B.S., Instructor of Radiologic Technology and Clinical Coordinator of the Radiologic Technology Program
A.S., Century College; B.S., Fort Hays State University

Scott McIntosh, M.A., Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., Naval Postgraduate School

Joan C. Melzer, Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., Kansas Newman College; M.S., Kansas State University; M.N., Wichita State University

Charles Merrifield, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (Psychology)
B.S., Oklahoma State University; M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Patrick Nance, M.B.A., Associate Professor of Accounting
B.S., M.B.A., Newman University

Kathryn Nelson, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Graduate Education
B.A.E., M.Ed., Wichita State University; Ed.D., Southwestern College

Alan Oberley, M.S., Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S., St. Mary of the Plains College; B.S., Kansas State University; M.S., Emporia State University

Susan Orsbon, M.A., Associate Professor of Biology
B.A., M.A., Wichita State University

Stephen J. Palubicki, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (Biology)
B.A., St. Mary's College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Joshua Papsdorf, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology, Director of Graduate Theology Programs and Director of the Gerber Institute
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Boston College; Ph.D., Fordham University

Jeanette Parker, M.L.S., Assistant Professor and Librarian
B.S., Barclay College; M.L.S., Emporia State University; M.A., Friends University

Jenna Persons, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S. Newman University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Carole Pracht, B.A., Instructor of Arts and Humanities
B.A., Kansas Newman College

Marguerite Regan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.Ed., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.A., Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Melissa Romaneschi, M.H.C.L., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Newman University; M.H.C.L., Friends University, D.N.P., University of Missouri-Kansas City

Dana Rose, M.S.N., M.T.S., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; M.S.N., Walden University; M.T.S., Newman University

Duncan Rose, Ed.D. Professor Emeritus (Counseling)
B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Webster University; Ed.D. Argosy University of Sarasota

Tarcisia Roths, ASC, Ph.D., Professor Emerita (History)
B.S.Ed., Sacred Heart College; Ph.D., St. Louis University

Wendy Sahatjian, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Marketing and Management
B.A., M.B.A., Wichita State University; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

Laura Scholl, M.S.V.S., Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and Digital Art
B.F.A., University of Massachusetts; M.S.V.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jesse Sealey, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Education Program
B.A. Mount Mary College, M.A. Dakota Wesleyan University, Ed.D. University of South Dakota

Ann-Michelle Sherman, M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Kansas; M.S.N., Wichita State University

David Shubert, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry and Director of Assessment
B.S., Fort Hays State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Surendra Pratap Singh, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus (Biology)
B.Sc., M.Sc., Agra University, India; M.S., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Gregory B. Smith, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.S., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University

Melissa Smith, Instructor of Occupational Therapy and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
B.S., University of Kansas

Barbara Sponsel, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics
B.A., M.S., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

Brittany Stahnke, D.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., M.S.W., D.S.W., Florida Atlantic University

Lorraine Steiner, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics and Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Wichita State University; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Kansas State University

Lindsey Stillwell, M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., M.S.W., Wichita State University

Larry Straub, D.M. Associate Professor of Business
B.G.S., M.S., Fort Hays State University; MBA, Friends University; O.P.M., Harvard Business School; D.M., Case Western Reserve University

Debbie Strickert, M.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., M.N., Wichita State University

Matthew Umbarger, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Theology
B.Th., Ozark Christian College; M.A., Ph.D., Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; M.A.T., Newman University

Jeffery Vaughn, M.S., Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology; and Director of the Radiologic Technology Program and Director of Allied Health
B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.S. Troy State University

Teresa Vetter, M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing and Director of Nursing
B.S.N., M.S.N., Wichita State University

John D. Vogt, M.S., Associate Professor of Decision Sciences and Information Technology and Division Chair of Science and Math
B.S., Emporia State University; M.S., Kansas State University

Margaret-Ann Wagner, M.S., Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care and Director of the Respiratory Care Program
B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., Northeastern University

Brooke Ward, B.S., Instructor of Sonography and Director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
A.S.H.S., B.S., Newman University

Jane Weilert, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus (Nursing)
B.A., St. Louis University; B.S.N., St. Mary of the Plains College; M.N., University of Kansas; M.P.H., University of Oklahoma; Ed.D., Oklahoma State University

Huachuan Wen, Ed.D. Associate Professor of Education
B.A., M.A., Shenyang Normal University; Ed.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Teresa Wilkerson, M.A., Assistant Professor of Business and Interim Dean of the School of Business
B.A., Friends University; M.A., Wichita State University

LeAnn Wittman, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., M.S.W., University of Missouri - Columbia; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Deanna Zitterkopf, Ph.D., Professor Emerita (English)
B.A., Kansas State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

Deanne Zogleman, B.M.E., Instructor of Choral Music and Director of Music
B.M.E., Emporia State University