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    Southern Adventist University
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Registry


 

Board of Trustees
 

*Gordon Retzer, Chair Lars Houmann
Tim Bainum Ruth Liu
*Gordon Bietz Todd McFarland
John Boskind Bill McGhinnis
Michael Cauley *Ellsworth McKee
Donald Chase Vanard Mendinghall
Joan Coggin Hubert Morel
Jim Davidson *Randy Robinson
Ken DeFoor Mark Schiefer
Helen Durichek Terry Shaw
Faith Durkin *David Smith
Dana Edmond *Ron Smith, Vice Chair
Mel Eisele *Jeanette Stepanske
Debra Fryson Christine Waldrop
*Burton Hall Izak Wessels
Steve Haley Jeff White
Heather Hilliard Greg Willett
Scott Hodges *Ed Wright
Danny Houghton Doug Zinke

* Members of the Executive Board

University Administration

President
 

Gordon Bietz, D.Min. (1997) President
Vinita Sauder, Ph.D. (1983) Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
Ben Wygal, Ph.D. (2003) Assistant to the President

Information Systems
 

Henry Hicks, M.B.A. (1998) Executive Director, Information Services
Doru Mihaescu, M.B.A. (1997) Associate Director, Digital Networking
Herdy Moniyung, M.S. (1999) Associate Director, Info Processing
Mike McClung, B.A. (1996) Assistant Director, Workstation Support
Judy DeLay, B.A., C.P.A. (1982) Senior Programmer/Analyst
Bryce Enevoldson, B.S. (2005) Programmer/Analyst
Randi Buhl, A.A. (2001) Network Administrator
Paul Irwin, B.S. (2011) Programmer/Analyst
Josh Rhodes, B.S. (2007) Network Administrator

Institutional Research and Planning
 

Hollis James, Ph.D. (2003) Director, Institutional Research and Planning

Academic Administration
 

Robert Young, Ph.D. (2007) Senior Vice President, Academic Administration
Volker Henning, Ph.D. (1989) Associate Vice President, Academic Administration

Academic Technology
 

Elaine Plemons, M.A. (2007) Dean, Academic Technology

Graduate Studies
 

Carl Swafford, Ph.D. (1992) Dean, Graduate Studies
Laurie Gauthier, M.B.A. (2008) Director, Graduate Marketing and Enrollment

Library
 

Josip Mocnik, Ph.D. (2008) Director, Library
Deyse Bravo, M.L.S. (2011) Periodicals Librarian
Genevieve Cottrell, DLitt et Phil. (2001) Cataloger
Stanley Cottrell II, M.L.S. (2004) Technical Services Librarian
Frank DiMemmo, M.S. (1980) Media Librarian
Daniel Maxwell, M.S.L.I.S. (2004) Electronic Resource Librarian
Kathryn McGrath, M.Ed. (2008) Reference/Instruction Librarian
Ron Miller, B.S. (1995) Library Computer Support
Marge Seifert, M.S.L.S. (1999) Public Services Librarian

Online Campus
 

Pegi Flynt, M.A.T. (2007) Director, Online Campus

Records and Advisement
 

Joni Zier, M.S.Ed. (1993) Director, Records and Advisement
Sharon Rogers, M.Ed. (1977) Assistant Director, Records and Advisement
Sandy Tucker, B.S. (1997) Assistant Director, Records and Advisement
Don Crumley, B.S. (2004) Data Analyst

Advancement
 

Christopher Carey, M.S., B.S. CFRE (2005) Vice President, Advancement
Joy McKee, B.S. (2005) Corporate and Foundation Relations

Alumni Relations
 

Evonne Crook, B.A. (1980) Director, Alumni Relations

Conventions
 

Sharon Robberson, B.S. (2007) Director, Conference and Events
Leslie Ann Schwarzer, B.S. (2005) Conference Services Coordinator

Development
 

Geovanny Ragsdale, M.I.B. (2009) Director, Development
Patrice Hieb, B.S. (1998) Annual Fund Coordinator
Robert Raney, B.S. (2003) Major Gifts

Planned Giving
 

Carolyn Liers (1996) Director, Planned Giving

WSMC FM90.5
 

Scott Kornblum, B.S./B.A. (2005) Director, WSMC
Boyd Buhl (2010) Underwriting Sales Rep

Financial Administration
 

Tom Verrill, M.S. (2008) Senior Vice President, Financial Administration
Doug Frood, M.S. (2001) Associate Vice President, Financial Admin Budgeting & Finance
Martin Hamilton, B.A. (1998) Associate Vice President, Financial Administration
Russell Orrison (2003) Director, Purchasing
Justin Brooks, B.A. (2006) Assistant Director, Purchasing

Accounting and Financial Services
 

David Huisman, B.S., C.P.A. (1993) Controller
Mary Sundin, B.S. (1993) Senior Accountant

Campus Safety
 

Kevin Penrod, B.S. (2007) Director, Campus Safety

Human Resources
 

Pat Coverdale, B.S., SPHR (2001) Director, Human Resources
David Olson, M.B.A. (1995) Manager, Payroll

Industries
 

Gary Shockley (2006) Manager, Village Market
Danita Payne (1986) Manager, Campus Shop

Risk Management
 

Crystal Stitzer, M.S. (2007) Director, Risk Management

Services
 

Mark Antone, A.S. (1984) Director, Landscape Services
Barry Becker (1993) Director, Transportation Services
Betty Garver, M.S. (2000) Director, University Health Center
Clair Kitson (1989) Director, Plant Services
Sherri Schoonard (2000) Director, Food Service
Dennis Schreiner (1997) Director, Service
Dave Allemand, A.A.A.S. (2004) Associate Director, Plant Services
Eric Schoonard, A.S. (2002) Associate Director, Plant Services
Greg Cook (2010) Associate Director, Food Services
Fred Turner, B.ARCH. (1996) Corporate Architect

University Health Center
 

Bill Rawson, B.S. (2008) Physician’s Assistant

Enrollment Services
 

Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1997) Vice President, Enrollment Services

Admissions and Recruitment
 

Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1997) Vice President, Enrollment Services
Ryan Herman, B.S. (2003) Director, Admissions
Jackie James, B.A. (2003) Director, Recruitment
Adam Brown, B.S. (2006) Associate Director, Recruitment
Nathalie Mazo, B.S. (2005) Enrollment Counselor
Bert Ringer, M.Div. (1996) Enrollment Counselor, Florida

Marketing and University Relations
 

Ingrid Skantz, B.S. (1990) Director, Marketing and University Relations
Isaac James, B.S. (2008) Manager, eCommunications
Katie Partlo, B.S. (2007) Manager, Project and Planning
Ryan Pierce, A.A. (2009) Manager, Graphic Design
Jason Bryner, B.A. (2010) Assistant, Web Development

Student Finance
 

Marc Grundy, M.B.A. (1997) Vice President, Enrollment Services
Jason Merryman, M.A. (2005) Director, Student Finance
Paula Walters, B.S. (2005) Associate Director, Student Finance
Jamie Kitterman, B.B.A. (2011) Student Finance Counselor
Lily Loza, B.A. (2006) Student Finance Counselor
Fred McClanahan, B.A./B.S. (2004) Student Finance Counselor
Tina Nelson, B.S. (2009) Student Finance Counselor
Christian Patino, B.B.A. (2010) Student Finance Counselor
Kristin Welch-Murphy, M.S. (2009) Student Finance Counselor

Student Services Administration
 

William Wohlers, Ph.D. (1973) Vice President, Student Services
Kari Shultz, M.A. (1999) Director, Student Life

Campus Chaplain
 

Brennon Kirstein, M.Div. (2007) Chaplain
Kevin Kibble, M.Div. (2005) Assistant Chaplain

Residence Halls
 

Dwight Magers, M.A. (1993) Director of Residence Halls Housing and Dean of Men
Kassandra Krause, M.S. (1987) Dean of Women
Jeffrey Erhard, M.A.T. (1997) Associate Dean of Men
Carl Patterson, M.A. (2004) Associate Dean of Men
John Sager, B.A. (2001) Associate Dean of Men
Kevin Pride, B.A. (2007) Assistant Dean of Men
Chamra Anthony, M.A. (2007) Associate Dean of Women
Lisa Woodcock, B.A. (2004) Associate Dean of Women
Tisha Looby, B.A. (2011) Assistant Dean of Women
J.P. Mathis, B.S. (2008) Assistant Dean of Women

Student Success Center
 

Jim Wampler, Psy.D. (1993) Director, Student Success Center/Testing Services
Januwoina Nixon, M.Ed (2006) Director, Learning Support Services
Renita Klischies, M.S. (2003) First Year and Retention Coordinator
Jeremy Moore, M.S. (2007) Career Services Coordinator
  Counseling Services Coordinator
Sheila Smith, M.A. (1997) Disability Services Coordinator
Liane de Souza, M.S. (2003) Counselor/International Student Adviser

Church Pastors
 

David Smith, Ph.D. (2011) Senior Pastor
Sam Chetty, M.Th. (2009) Pastor of Local Mission and Ministry
Tim Cross, M.Div. (2002) Youth Pastor
Wolf Jedamski, M. A. (1992) Church Administrator/Pastor of Missions
Don MacLafferty, M.Div. (2002) Director, Kids in Discipleship Center
Dúane Schoonard, M.A. (1998) Pastoral Director of Spiritual Development
Carole Verrill (2008) Children’s Ministries

Faculty Emeriti

Bruce Ashton, D.M.A., Professor Emeritus of Music

Ronald M. Barrow, Ph.D., Vice President Emeritus for Admissions and College Relations

Peggy Bennett, M.S.L.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Library Science

Jack Blanco, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion

Joyce Cotham, M.B.Ed., Associate Professor Emerita of Office Administration

Donald Dick, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Speech Communication

John Durichek, M.A., Associate Professor Emeritus of Computing and Technology

Mary Elam, M.A., Associate Vice President Emerita of Academic Administration

Cyril F. W. Futcher, Ed.D., Vice President Emeritus of Academic Administration

Orlo Gilbert, D.F.A., Professor Emeritus of Music

Loranne Grace, M.S.L.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Library Science

Floyd Greenleaf, Ph.D., Vice President Emeritus of Academic Administration

Leona Gulley, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Psychology

Larry Hanson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

Carole Haynes, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education

Ray Hefferlin, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Physics

Shirley Howard, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing

Bonnie Hunt, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing

Ed Lamb, M.S.S.W., Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Family Studies

Katie Lamb, Ph.D., Associate Vice President Emerita of Academic Administration

Robert Merchant, M.B.A., Treasurer Emeritus

Clifford Myers, Sr., Director Emeritus of Campus Safety

Louesa Peters, B.A., Associate Treasurer Emerita

Marvin Robertson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music

Cecil Rolfe, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Business Administration

Barbara Ruf, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of English

Kenneth M. Spears, M.B.A., Vice President Emeritus for Finance

Shirley Spears, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing

Mitchell Thiel, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

Thelma Wearner, M.A., Associate Professor Emerita of Home Economics

Erma Webb, M.S., Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing

Instructional Faculty

(Dates in parentheses indicate the beginning year of employment at Southern Adventist University.)

Pamela Ahlfeld—M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Georgia State University. (1990)

Kerry Allen—M.S.N, Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2010)

Patricia Anderson—Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. (2007)

Scot Anderson—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Computing
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln. (2007)

Joyce L. Azevedo—Ph.D., Professor of Biology
B.S., Union College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Riverside. (1992)

Evie Nogales Baker—M.S.W., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2005)

Lorraine Ball—M.S., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.S., Clark University. (2001)

W. Scott Ball—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Music
B.Mus, Arizona State University; M.A. and M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (2000)

Loren Barnhurst—Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Denver. (2002)

Stephen Bauer—Ph.D., Professor of Religion
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.Div. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (1999)

John Beckett—D.B.A., Professor of Computing
B.S. and M.B.A., Southern Adventist University; D.B.A., Nova Southeastern University. (1975)

Robert Benge—Ph.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.Ed., Old Dominion University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico. (1998)

Krystal Bishop—Ed.D., Professor of Education
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A. and Ed.D., University of South Florida, Tampa. (1996)

Randy Bishop—M.P.T., Assistant Professor of Biology/Allied Health
B.B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.P.T., Andrews University. (2010)

Mike Boyd—M.S.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S., Atlantic Union College; M.S.S., United States Sports Academy. (2007)

Deyse Bravo—M.L.S., Instructor of Library Science
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.L.S., Queens College. (2011)

Kevin Brown—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Central Florida. (1999)

Gennevieve Brown-Kibble—D.M.A., Professor of Music
B.A., Andrews University; M.Mus., Indiana University; D.M.A., University of Arizona. (2005)

Charles D. Burks—Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A. Evangel College; M.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha; Ph.D., Florida State University. (1998)

Hendel Butoy—Professor of Visual Art and Design

Rachel Byrd—Ph.D., Professor of English
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., Shippensburg University; Ph.D., University of Maryland. (1998)

Michael Cafferky—D.B.A., Professor of Business and Management
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; D.B.A., Anderson University. (2003)

Ray Carson—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Technology
B.S. and M.A.Ed., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., Old Dominion University. (2003)

Linda Cathey—M.S.T., Associate Professor of Chemistry
B.S. and M.S.T., Middle Tennessee State University. (2011)

Ken Caviness—Ph.D., Professor of Physics
B.S., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Lowell. (1996)

Samson Chama—Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., University of Zambia; M.S.W., University of Georgia; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University. (2009)

Robert Coombs—Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.Div., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; D.Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2004)

Peter J. Cooper—D.M.A., Professor of Music
B.Mus. and M.Mus., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City; D.M.A., University of Michigan. (2006)

Genevieve Cottrell—DLitt et Phil, Professor of Library Sciences
BBibl, Hons Bibl, M.Inf. and DLitt et Phil, University of South Africa. (2001)

Stanley Cottrell II— M.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science
B.S. and M.A., Andrews University; M.L.S., University of Maryland. (2004)

Randall Craven—M.F.A., Dean and Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City; M.S.Ed., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Arts and Design. (2000)

Linda Potter Crumley—Ph.D., Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of Texas. (2004)

Michael Dant—M.S., Associate Professor of Computing
B.S. and M.S., Andrews University. (2009)

Judith Dedeker—M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2006)

Cheryl Des Jarlais—Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education and Psychology
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University; Ed.D., University of Montana. (2010)

Lisa Clark Diller—Ph.D., Professor of History
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago. (2002)

René Drumm—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Social Work
B.S., Andrews University; M.S.W., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (2003)

Lynelle Ellis—M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Walla Walla University; M.A., Spring Arbor University. (2009)

Richard Erickson—M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.S. and M.B.A., Austin Peay State University. (1984)

L. Ann Foster—Ph.D., Professor of Biology
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of N. Texas. (1996)

Bonnie Freeland—M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.,Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1998)

Ileana Freeman-Gutierrez—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Ball State University. (2005)

Alfredo Fuentes—M.A.Ed., Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Adventist Antillian University; M.A.Ed., University of Hartford

H. Robert Gadd—Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management and VandeVere Chair Professor of Accounting
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., University of Maryland at College Park; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. (2000)

Holly Gadd—Ph.D., Professor of Nursing
B.S., Andrews University; M.S., Loma Linda University; F.N.P., Midwestern State University Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (2000)

Pam Gammenthaler—M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
R.N. and B.S., Walla Walla University; M.S., Loma Linda University. (2006)

Phil Garver—Ed.D., Dean and Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1976)

Jeff Gates—Dr.P.H., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.P.H. and Dr. P.H., Loma Linda University. (2011)

David George—M.F.A., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design. (1999)

Judith Glass—M.Mus., Professor of Music
B.Mus. and M.Mus., University of Texas, Austin. (1975)

Kathy Goddard—M.A., Assistant Professor of English
B.S., Andrews University; M.A., John Hopkins University. (2010)

Lisa S. Goolsby—M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.B.A., La Sierra University; M.B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University. (2008)

Zachary Gray—M.F.A., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design. (2000)

Norman Gulley—Ph.D., Research Professor of Religion
Diploma in Theology, Newbold College; B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A. and M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (Scotland). (1978)

Ed Guthero—B.S., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.S., Andrews University. (2002)

Tyson Hall—Ph.D., Professor of Computing
B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. (2005)

Rick Halterman—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Computing
B.S., Florida Southern College; M.S., Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1987)

Jan Haluska—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of English
B.S., Pacific Union College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1981)

Brent Hamstra—Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Michigan. (1999)

Chris Hansen—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Physics
B.S., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., Colorado State University. (1996)

Tara D. Hargrove—M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A. and M.A., Colorado State University. (2009)

Giselle Hasel—M.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.A., Andrews University; M.A., Southern Adventist University. (2007)

Michael G. Hasel—Ph.D., Professor of Religion, Director, Institute of Archaeology
B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; M.A and Ph.D., University of Arizona. (1998)

Adam Heck—M.S., Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Andrews University; M.S., University of Central Florida, Orlando. (2010)

Annette Heck—M.S.W, Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.,Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., Andrews University. (2010)

Volker Henning—Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; M.A., University of Central Florida; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1989)

Lucinda Hill—M.D., Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., M.P.H. and M.D., Loma Linda University. (2010)

*Michael Hills—M.S.Ed., Assistant Professor of Education (2003)
B.A., Thomas Edison State College; M.S.Ed., Southern Adventist University. (2003)

Lorella Howard—M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., Vanderbilt University. (1994)

Jaclynn Huse—Ph.D., Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado. (2003)

Julie Hyde—Ph.D., M.Acc., C.P.A., Assistant Professor of Business and Management
B.S. and M.Acc., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; Ph.D., University of Memphis (2005)

Douglas Jacobs—D.Min., Professor of Religion
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div. and D.Min., Andrews University. (2002)

Barbara James—D.S.N., Dean and Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Texas, Arlington; D.S.N., University of Alabama, Birmingham. (1991)

Amanda Jehle—M.A., Instructor of English
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University. (2010)

Cynthia Johnson—M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
MSN., Southern Adventist University. (2007)

Frances Johnson—D.N.P., Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington; M.S.N., Andrews University; D.N.P., Rush University. (2008)

Ronald D. Johnson—Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. (2006)

Darlene Karst—M.S., Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology
B.A., University of South Africa; M.S., Southern Adventist University. (2011)

Greg A. King—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Religion
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary. (2004)

Martin G. Klingbeil—D.Litt., Professor of Religion
B.A., Andrews University; D.Litt., Stellenbosch University. (2011)

Timothy D. Korson—Ph.D., Professor of Computing
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.S., Ohio University; Ph.D., Georgia State University. (1995)

Dana Krause—M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Texas Woman’s University. (1992)

Henry Kuhlman—Ph.D., Professor of Physics
B.A., Emmanuel Missionary College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Purdue University. (1968)

Judson Lake—Th.D., Professor of Religion
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div., Andrews University; D.Min., Reformed Theological Seminary; Th.D., University of South Africa. (1997)

Faith Laughlin—M.A., Associate Professor of Education and Psychology
B.A., Andrews University; M.A. Pacific Union College. (2009)

Donn W. Leatherman—Ph.D., Professor of Religion
B.Th., Canadian Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., McGill University. (1992)

Kendra Stanton Lee—M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Harvard University. (2011)

Michael Liedke—M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., Emory University. (2009)

Carlos G. Martin—Ph.D., Professor of Religion; Director, R.H. Pierson Institute of Evangelism and World Missions
B.Div., River Plate College; M.A., Andrews University; M.Div and Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. (2001)

Daniel Maxwell—M.S.L.I.S., Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., Walla Walla University; M.S.L.I.S., Indiana University. (2004)

Harold Mayer—Ph.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S., Pacific Union College; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; Ph.D., Walden University. (2004)

Sylvia Mayer—M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., San Jose State University. (2004)

John McCoy—Ed.D., Professor and Dean of Education and Psychology
B.A., Atlantic Union College; M.S., University of North Carolina; Ed.D., State University of New York. (2011)

Kathryn McGrath—M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Ed., East Tennessee State University. (2009)

Mitch Menzmer—Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Pacific Union College; Ph.D., Clarkson University. (2007)

Kimberly Miller—M.Acc., C.P.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.Acc., University of Oklahoma. (2007)

Marty Miller—M.S., Associate Professor of Education and Psychology
B.S. and M.S., Southern Adventist University. (2009)

Laurie Redmer Minner—M.Mus., Associate Professor of Music
B.Mus.Ed., Atlantic Union College; M.Mus., New England Conservatory of Music. (2000)

Colleen Mitchell—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Oakwood University; M.A. and Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2008)

Christine Moniyung—M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S., Andrews University. (2004)

Robert Montague—Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management
B.S., Loma Linda University; M.B.A., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Iowa. (1999)

Josip Mocnik—Ph.D., Director of Libraries and Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., Newbold College; M.A., University College London, University of London; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University. (2008)

P. Willard Munger—Ph.D., Professor of Computing
B.S., Loma Linda University—La Sierra ; M.A., M.S., and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2002)

Andy Nash—Ph.D., Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska—Lincoln. (2005)

Dennis Negron—M.A., Associate Professor of English
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. (1993)

Jennifer Nestell—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Union College; M.S.W., Andrews University; Ph.D., Pacific Graduate Institute. (2010)

John S. Nixon—D.Min., Professor of Religion
B.A., Oakwood University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; D.Min., Andrews University. (2010)

Rick Norskov—M.D., Professor of Biology
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.D., Loma Linda University. (2006)

Pierre Nzokizwanimana—Ph.D., Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., Institut Pedagogique National; M.A., Université Nationale du Rwanda; Ph.D., Michigan State University. (2006)

Braam Oberholster—D.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.B.A., Helderberg College; M.B.A., Andrews University; NOVA Southeast University. (2003)

Cathy Olson—M.A., Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Union College; M.A., Andrews University. (1996)

Cliff Olson—Ph.D., Professor of Business and Management
B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S. and Ph.D., Colorado State University. (1989)

Alan Parker—D.Th., Professor of Religion
B.A., Andrews University; M.Th. And D.Th., Stellenbosch University. (2007)

Carlos H. Parra—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., Weber State University; M.A., University of Utah; Ph.D., Duke University. (2000)

Ken Parsons—M.Mus., Associate Professor of Music
B.Mus., Walla Walla University; M.Mus., University of Oregon. (2000)

Mark Peach—Ph.D., Professor of History
B.A., Walla Walla University; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Chicago. (1987)

Julie Penner—D.A., Professor of Music
B.Mus., University of Idaho; M.Mus., Eastman School of Music; D.A., University of Northern Colorado. (1993)

Dennis Pettibone—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of History
B.A., La Sierra College; M.A., Loma Linda University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside. (1988)

Sharon Pittman—Ph.D., Professor of Social Work
B.S.W. and M.S.W., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Illinois. (2010)

Elaine Plemons—M.A., Dean and Associate Professor Academic Technology
B.A. and M.A., La Sierra University. (2007)

Elizabeth Pontvik—M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.F.A., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Memphis College of Art. (2010)

Jesse Rademacher—M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design. (2010)

Mindi Rahn—M.A., Instructor of History
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Claremont Graduate University. (2009)

Edwin Reynolds—Ph.D., Professor of Religion
B.A., B.S., and M.A., Pacific Union College; M.A. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2004)

Cindy Rima—M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. and M.S.N., George Mason University. (2011)

Adrienne Royo—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. (2009)

Jodi Ruf—M.A., Associate Professor of English
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University. (2007)

Stephen Ruf—M.S., Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.S. and M.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1996)

Corneliu Rusu—M.S.W., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., SDA Theological Institute, Bucharest, Romania; M.A., Newbold College; M.S.W., Andrews University. (2009)

Greg Rumsey—Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2001)

Philip G. Samaan—D.Min., Professor of Religion; E.G. White, Chair
B.A., Walla Walla University; M.Div., Andrews University; M.S.P.H. Loma Linda University; D.Min., Andrews University. (1998)

Bruce Schilling—Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology. (1996)

Richard Schwarz—M.S., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S., Andrews University; M.S., United States Sports Academy. (2000)

Dean Scott—M.F.A., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.S., Ferris State University; M.F.A., Savannah Institute of Art and Design. (2000)

Marge Seifert—M.S.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science
B.S., Union College; M.A., Andrews University; M.S.L.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1999)

Marcus Sheffield—Ph.D., Professor of English
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Michigan State University. (2011)

Christy Showalter, M.S.—Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S., Southern Adventist University. (2008)

Judy Sloan—Ph.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S., Union College; M.S., Central Washington University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska. (2001)

Elizabeth Snyder—M.S., Associate Professor
B.S., Andrews University; M.S., Washington State University. (2005)

Keith Snyder—Ph.D., Chair and Professor of Biology
B.S. and M.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., Washington State University. (1995)

Lee Spencer—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of California; M.S. and Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2004)

Laurie Stankavich—M.A., Assistant Professor of English
B.S., Andrews University; M.A., University of Texas at Arlington. (2010)

Verlyne Starr—M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.A., Andrews University; M.A.T., Oakland University; M.B.A., Southern Adventist University. (1999)

Dennis Steele—Ph.D., C.P.A., Professor of Business and Management
B.B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A., Kennesaw State University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University. (1999)

Stanley Stevenson—M.S.W., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., M.A., and M.S.W., Andrews University. (2003)

Carleton Swafford—Ph.D., Graduate Dean
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (1992)

Keely Tary—Ph.D., Associate Professor of English
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., La Sierra University; Ph.D., Washington State University. (2008)

Ben Thornton—Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Southwestern Adventist University; M.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln. (2010)

Douglas Tilstra—Ph.D., Professor of Education and Psychology
B.A., Pacific Union College; M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., Capella University. (2000)

Neville Trimm—Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Andrews University; M.S. and Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2004)

Barry J. Tryon—D.Min., Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Southern Advenitst University; M.Div. and D.Min, Andrews University. (2011)

Maria Valenca—M.A., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., Atlantic Union College; M.A., University of Massachusetts. (2009)

Don Van Ornam—Ph.D., C.P.A., Dean and Professor of Business and Management
B.A., La Sierra College; M.S., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University. (1997)

Dale Walters—M.S., Chair and Associate Professor of Technology
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., East Tennessee State University. (1988)

*Leon Weeks—M.S., C.P.A., Assistant Professor of Business and Management
B.S. and M.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. (2005)

Jon Wentworth—M.Tx., Associate Professor of Business and Management
B.A. and B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.B.A. University of Tennessee, Nashville; M.Tx., Georgia State University. (1996)

Kristie Wilder—J.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., University of Tennessee, Knoxville; J.D., Nashville School of Law. (2011) 

Kenneth Willes—M.F.A., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A., Savannah Institute of Art and Design. (2004)

Ruth WilliamsMorris—Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A., Oakwood College; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota. (2000)

Jillian Wills—M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S., University of Alabama, Birmingham; M.S., Sanford University. (2007)

William Wohlers—Ph.D., Professor of History/Vice President for Student Services
B.A., Walla Walla University; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska. (1973)

Joelle Wolf—M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2011)

Autumn Wurstle—M.A., Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of Central Florida. (2010)

Robert Young—Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Academic Administration
B.S., Columbia Union College; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America. (2007)

John Youngberg—M.Ed., Associate Professor of Technology
B.I.T., Andrews University; M.Ed., Wright State University. (2010)

*Study Leave