Feb 16, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration & Graduate Faculty



Board of Trustees

Ibraheem T. Badejo (2018)
Joseph T. Fahey (1998)

G. Robert Fisher (2016)
Sr. Helen Flemington (2018)
Kenneth V. Hager (2007)
Sister Marie Joan Harris, CSJ, Ph.D. (2017)
J. Robert Hardin (2015)
Robert T. Hunter (2004)
Sister Mary Frances Johnson, CSJ, Ph.D. (2008)
David D. Kerr (2012)
Gregory M. Kratofil, Jr. (2015)
Vercie L. Lark (2014)
S. Mary Margaret Lazio (2017)
Patricia D. Lyon (2017)
Sister Shawn Madigan, CSJ, Ph.D. (2008)
Ellen S. Martin (2017)
Sister Mary McKay, CSJ, Ph.D. (2014)
Timothy D. O’Brien (2017)
Christine Ojile (2011)
Sister Irene O’Neill, CSJ, Ph.D. (2014)
Gary D. Smith (2016)
Phillip R. Smith (2018)
Mark C. Thompson, J.D. (2007)
Ana Valdez (2011)
Michael J. Van Dyke (2017) 
Rick Weller (2007)
Abigail M. Wendel (2018)

Executive Officers

Ronald A. Slepitza, Ph.D. , CSJ (2006)

 

President. B.A., St. Vincent’s College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Sue King, Ph.D. (1999)

 

Vice President of Academic Affairs and Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Information Services. B.A. Avila University; M.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D. University of Kansas

Angie Heer (2011)

 

Vice President for Advancement and External Relations. B.S.B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Brandon Johnson, Ph.D. (2010)

 

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Athletics. B.A., Buena Vista; M.Ed. University of St. Mary.

Paul Toler, CGFM (2015)

 

Vice President of Finance. B.S.B.A., Finance and Banking, B.S.B.A., Real Estate, M.B.A., University of Missouri - Columbia.

 

Administrative and Professional Staff

Dave Armstrong (2002)

 

Director of Mission Effectiveness and Campus Ministries. B.A., Benedictine College; M.P.S., Loyola University.

Jason F. Baldwin (2001)

 

Director of Student Life. B.F.A., M.S., Emporia State University.

Bethany Bauer (2007)

 

Senior Director of Admissions. B.A., College of Saint Benedict; M.S.O.D., Avila University.

Crystal M. Bruntz (2011)

 

Director of Financial Aid. B.B.A., M.S., Fort Hays State University

Kari Clevenger (1999)

 

Associate Dean, School of Professional Studies. B.A., M.S.O.D., Avila University.

Aaron Coffey (2012)

 

Director of Graduate Psychology Admissions. B.S., M.B.A., Missouri State University.

David Deitch (2004)

 

Coordinator of Information Management. B.S., University of Florida; M.A., Kansas State University.

Michelle Driscoll (2014)

 

Registrar and Director of Registration and Student Records. B.A., Hannibal-LaGrange University; M.A., Olivet Nazarene University.

David Gebauer (1973)

 

Director of Maintenance, Residence Life.

Darby Gough (2007)

 

Assistant Vice President of Student Development and Success. B.A., Western Washington University; M.A.,Virginia Technical University.

Bruce Inwards (1989)

 

Director of International Student Services. B.A., Bethel College; M.A.Ed., Oral Roberts University.

Deanna Johnson (2015)

 

Senior Director of Development- Alumni and Annual Fund. B.S.B.A., Rockhurst University; M.S., DePaul University

Stacy Keith (2012)

 

Director of Graduate Education. B.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.E., Graceland University; Ed.D., St. Louis University.

Jamie McConnell (2012)

 

Director of Graduate and Advantage Admission. B.A., The University of Kansas; M.A., Wheaton College.

Anna McDonald (2011)

 

TRIO Project Director., B.A. Midland University; M.A., Creighton University.

Janet McManus (2005)

 

Director of Human Resources. B.G.S., University of Kansas; M.S., Baker University.

Alicia Murillo (1998)

 

Assessment Coordinator and Certification Officer. School of Education. B.A., M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Chris Neher (2015)

 

Director of Major Gifts. B.A., Northeastern University.

Deanna Nelson (2012)

 

Senior Director of Development - Major Gifts. B.A., University of Memphis; M.P.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Darren Roubinek

 

Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. B.S., University of Kansas.

Joseph Sjuts (2003)

 

Controller. B.S., Midland Lutheran College; M.B.A., Bellevue University.

Mike Stuckey (2012)

 

Director of Campus Services.

Administrative and Professional Staff Emerita

Sister Olive Louise Dallavis (1952)

President Emerita. B.M., Fontbonne University; M.M., University of Illinois. 

Sister Marie Joan Harris, CSJ, Ph.D. (1970)

Provost Emerita. B.A., Fontbonne University; Ph.D., University of Kansas. 

Members of The Full-time Faculty

Wendy Acker (1992)

 

Assistant Professor of Business and Interim Dean of the School of Business. B.S., Kansas State University; M.B.A., Avila University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Megan Ashcraft (2016)

 

Instructor. B.S.N., University of Kansas.

Marci Aylward (2000)

 

Associate Professor of Art + Design. B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., Parsons School of Design.

Stanley E. Banks (1997)

 

Assistant Professor of English and Artist-in-Residence, B.A., M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Grant Beck (2008)

 

Associate Professor of Accounting. B.S.B.A., Rockhurst University; M.A.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Martha Blackman (1998)

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Kansas.

Lonna Boen (1994)

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., South Dakota State University; M.S.N., University of Nebraska, Medical Center.

Rhonda Brown (2006)

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jessica Brunsman (2013)

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.A., Arizona State University; B.S.N., Saint Luke’s College of Nursing; M.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Amity Bryson (1999)

 

Professor of Vocal Music and Chair of Music. B.S., M.M., University of Missouri-Columbia; D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Amy Bucher (2003)

 

Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of Counseling Psychology. B.A., University of California-Irvine; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Brian Buckler (1996)

 

Professor of Business and Director of Undergraduate Business Development. B.S., M.B.A., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of Texas.

Katherine Burgess (2014)

 

Assistant Professor of Biology. B.S., Stetson University; Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Brian Ciolek (2014)

 

Instructor of Kinesiology and Director of the Avila Athletic Strength and Conditioning Program. B.S., University of Central Missouri; M.S., California University of Pennsylvania.

Natalie Cobb (2013)

 

Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Clinical and Field-Based Experiences. B.S.E., M.S.E., Ed.D., University of Kansas.

Carol K. Coburn (1989)

 

Professor of Religion and History. B.S., M.A., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Chad Cooley (2017)

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Stephen Daggett (1993)

 

Professor of Biology. B.A., Oberlin College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Wendy Donnell (2010)

 

Assistant Professor of Education. B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Nicole Esquibel (2007)

 

Assistant Professor of Communication and Dean of the School of Visual and Communication Arts. B.A., University of Denver; M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Greg Fitch (1997)

 

Professor of Biology. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University.

Tyrun Flaherty (2012)

 

Instructor of Biology and Science Laboratory Manager. M.A., Pittsburg State University; M.S., University of Kansas.

Robert Foulk (2004)

 

Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of Performance Studies. B.A., California State University-Long Beach; M.F.A., Florida State University.

Doris Ann Frede, C.P.A. (1988)

 

Assistant Professor of Business. B.S., M.A., University of Central Missouri.

Lynn Gallagher (2008)

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Bowling Green State University; M.S.N., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Karen Garber-Miller (1995)

 

Professor of Education and Dean of the School of Education. B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University; M.A., Southern Nazarene University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Karin Gastreich (2007)

 

Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of Biology. B.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Leah Gensheimer (2013)

 

Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., University of New Haven; M.A., Adelphi University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Daniel George (2005)

 

Professor of Management. B.S., University of Calcutta; Ph.D., University of Southern California.

Judy Gibbs (1983)

 

Associate Professor of Business. B.A., Graceland University; J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Malcolm Gold (2013)

 

Assistant Professor of Economics. B.A., University of Minnesota, Morris; M.S., Baylor University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Charlene Gould (1995)

 

Professor of Theatre and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. B.S., Kansas State University; M.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Nilufer Guler ((2015)

 

Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., Middle East Technical University; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Dotty Hamilton (1992)

 

Professor of Communication. B.A., University of Missouri; M.S., Webster University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Jason Harris (2003)

 

Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of Technical Theatre and Design. B.S., Kansas State University; M.F.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Nicolas Haverhals (2011)

 

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Chair of Mathematics. B.S., M.S., South Dakota State University; Ph.D., The University of Montana.

Ashlyn Hull (2009)

 

Assistant Professor of Radiologic Science and Chair of the Radiologic Science Department. B.S.R.T., Avila University; M.S.Ed., Kansas State University.

Steve Iliff (1995)

 

Associate Professor and Director of Faculty and Curriculum for the School of Professional Studies. B.A., Upper Iowa University; M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Jim Johnson (2005)

 

Associate Professor of Physics. B.S.,Wichita State University; Ph.D. University of Iowa.

Stacy Keith (2012)

 

Assistant Professor of Education and Director of Graduate Education. B.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.E., Graceland University; Ed.D., St. Louis University.

Deborah King (2013)

 

Assistant Professor of Nursing. B.S.N., Saint Luke’s College; M.S., Baker University; M.S.N., Webster University.

Patrick Kopp (1986)

 

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Chair of Computer Science. B.S., M.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.S., Avila University.

Michalis Koutsoupides (2016)

 

Artist-in-Residence in the Department of Music. B.S., M.A., University of Kansas; D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin.

Abigail Lambke (2012)

 

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., Rockhurst University; M.A., Ph.D., Saint Louis University.

Gerald Larson (2008)

 

Associate Professor and Chair of the Kinesiology Program. B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Kristi Littleton (1995)

 

Assistant Professor of Radiologic Science. B.S.R.T., Avila University; M.S.Ed., Kansas State University.

Sue Ellen McCalley (1993)

 

Professor of Education. B.S., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Teresa D. McClain (2001)

 

Lecturer in Psychology. B.A., Saint Mary College; M.S., Avila University.

Ron McCleary (2002)

 

Assistant Professor of Computer Science. B.S., M.S., University of Missouri-Rolla.

Amy Milakovic (2009)

 

Associate Professor of English and Chair of the English Department. B.B.A., Texas Wesleyan University; M.H., University of Dallas; Ph.D., Texas Christian University.

Kelly Minerva (2015)

 

Assistant Professor of English. B.A., The University of Scranton; M.A., University at Buffalo; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Hadas Moshonov-Cohavi (2017)

 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics. B.A., University of Haifa (Israel); Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Jeffrey Myers (1995)

 

Professor of History and Chair of the History Department. B.A., Western Illinois University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Heather Noble (2016)

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology.  B.A., Baker University; M.S., Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Francis Xavier Roque Origanti (2011)

 

Associate Professor of Social Work and Chair of the Social Work Department. B.A., M.S.W., Loyola College; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America.

Ken Parsons (2008)

 

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Global Studies and Social Justice. B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Benjamin Pascoe (2012)

 

Assistant Professor of Communication. B.F.A., Texas State University; M.F.A., Ohio University.

Marcia Smith Pasqualini (2006)

 

Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Psychology Department. B.S., Tulane University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Bradley Poos (2014)

 

Assistant Professor of Education. B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., Rockhurst University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Robert Powell (1972)

 

Professor of Biology. B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Kristopher Proctor (2012)

 

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Chair of the Department of Law and Justice. B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Riverside.

Aruna Rao (2016)

 

Assistant Professor for the Healthcare Informatics Program. B.A., Bombay University; M.S., M.I.S., Nothern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Kansas Medical Center.

Janet Reagor (2002)

 

Associate Professor of Nursing and Interim Dean of the School of Nursing. B.S.N., Illinois Wesleyan; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Joseph Roberts (2015)

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry. B.S., Wayne State University; Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Jamie Runions (2016)

 

Instructor of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Dominick Scalise (2014)

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Counseling Psychology and Clinical Training. B.A., M.A., Truman State University; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Leslie Dorrough Smith (2009)

 

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies. B.A., M.A., Missouri State University; Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara.

J. Anthony Snorgrass (2005)

 

Professor of Communication. B.A., University of Kansas; M.P.A., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Walden University.

Regina Staves (2005)

 

Associate Professor of Psychology. B.A. University of Kansas; M.S., Avila University; Ph.D., Capella University.

Linda Spencer Strelluf (2000)

 

Assistant Professor of Communication. B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.L.A., Baker University.

C. Larry Garrison Sullivan (1973)

 

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Dean of the School of Science and Health. B.S., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.

Bruce Voegele (2005)

 

Instructor of Nursing. B.S.N., Union College; M.A., Webster University.

Jordan Wagge (2009)

 

Associate Professor of Psychology. B.S., Northern Kentucky University; M.A., Ph.D., Miami University.

Kelly Watson (2012)

 

Assistant Professor of History. B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Lindee Petersen Wilson (2002)

 

Assistant Professor and Field Director for the Social Work Program. B.S.W., B.A., M.S.W., University of Iowa.

Eric Winter (2009)

 

Associate Professor of Art + Design and Chair of Art + Design. B.F.A., M.F.A., Kansas State University.

Richard Woodall (1994)

 

Professor of Business and Dean of the School of Business. B.A., University of South Florida; M.A., University of Iowa; D.A., Illinois State University.

Angela Yanez (2015)

 

Instructor of Nursing. B.S.N., Rockhurst University; M.S., University of Central Missouri.

Beringia M. Zen (2017)

 

Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies. B.A., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union; M.Div., Pacific School of Religion; CSJA.

Ling Zhang (2013)

 

Assistant Professor of Finance. B.A., Nankai University, China; M.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville; Ph.D., Temple University

Members of The Part-time/Adjunct Faculty

Avila Advantage

James Biggs (2013)

B.S., Missouri State University; M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Shari Blank (1997)

Lecturer in Business. B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Richard G. Bradford (2001)

Lecturer in Organizational Development. B.A., William Paterson University; M.A., M.P.A., M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

James Doyle (2015)

B.S., M.P.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Karen Hendrix (2014)

B.A., William Jewell; M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Bonnie Johnson (2014)

B.S., Langston University; M.S., Kansas State University.

Sunny Jones (2012)

B.S., University of Central Missouri; M.S.O.D., Avila University.

J. Dale Marrant (2013)

B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Brian C. Owens (2013)

B.G.S., University of Kansas; M.S.O.D., Avila University.

Maureen Purcell (2009)

M.A., Fielding Graduate University; M.S. University of Kansas.

Joyce Rozmiarek-Hill, SPHR (2007)

B.S., M.S., Friends University.

Adrian Sargeant (2010)

Visiting Professor in the Hartsook Institute for Fundraising. M.B.A., Heriot-Watt University, Ph.D., University of Exeter.

Mary “Mickie” Schroeder (2014)

B.A., Kansas State University; M.A.,University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Marchita Stanton (2005)

Lecturer in Organizational Development. M.S.O.D., The American University/NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science.

Jean Stephens (2007)

B.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.S., Avila University.

Tony J. Taylor (2013)

B.S., Park University; M.B.A., Mid-America Nazarene University.

David Winans (2016)

M.Ed., Antioch University; Ed.D., Kansas University.

Business

J. Richard Anderson (2004)

B.A., M.B.A., Rockhurst University.

Christine Brough (2004)

B.A., Rockhurst University; M.S., Texas Women University.

Sara Carvalho (2006)

B.S., DeVry University; M.B.A., Avila University.

Daniel Fluke (2011)

B.S., California State University; M.B.A., University of Nevada; Ph.D., California Coast University.

Michael Rabbitt (2014)

B.B.A., M.B.A., University of Toledo; M.A., Bowling Green; M.A., Washington University.

Jeff Randolph (2006)

B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.B.A., Avila University.

Stan J. Salva (1991)

B.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.S., University of Central Missouri.

Terry Uhl (2014)

B.S., South Dakota State University; M.B.A., Rockhurst University; M.S., The University of Kansas; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Education

Lawrence Altman (2014)

B.S., Washington State University in St. Louis; J.D., Saint Louis University.

Tricia Betts (2003)

B.S., University of Central Missouri; M.A., Webster University, Ed.D., Saint Louis University.

Tyler Britt (2017)

B.S., M.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ed.S., University of Central Missouri.

Krista Calvert (2016)

B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Kansas; Ed.D., University of Missouri.

Emily Cline (2017)

B.A., Rockhurst University; M.A., Webster University; Ed.D., Baker University.

Robert Ellis (2017)

B.A., Park University; M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Steve Ferguson (2005)

B.A., William Jewell College; M.S.Ed., University of Central Missouri.

Carol Frevert (1981)

B.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Tereasa Gilmore (2012)

B.S., Southwest Baptist University; M.S., Kansas State University.

Monique Gutierrez (2016)

B.S., Oakland University; M.A., Avila University.

Jennifer Heller (2007)

B.A., B.S., M.S.Ed., Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Mallory Hilvitz (2014)

B.A., William Jewell College; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

 

Chaurice Jacobson (2014)

B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., Avila University; Ed.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Britni Jarvis (2015)

B.A., William Jewell College; M.Ed., Rockhurst University.

Julie Jensen (2017)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.S., Central Missouri State University; Ed.D., Baker University.

Amanda Kilgore (2014)

B.S., Avila University; M.A.Ed., Baker University; Ed.D., Walden University.

Stacy King (2017)

B.S., Avila University; M.A., Baker University; M.S., University of Phoenix; Doctoral Candidate, Baker University.

Diana Kornfeld (2016)

B.A., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Allison Lawrence (2016)

B.S., Avila University; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Kansas.

Nancy “Carol” McLean (2014)

B.S., University of Kansas; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Staci M. Mathes (2012)

B.S., Missouri State University; M.A.T., Webster University; Ed.D., Saint Louis University.

Melissa Mattingly (2016)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ed.D., St. Louis University.

Cort Miller (2008)

B.A., MidAmerica Nazarene University; M.A., Nazarene Theological Seminary; MBA, Avila University; MSOD, Avila University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Susanne Mitko (2006)

B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; M.A., Avila University.

Alicia Murillo (2014)

B.A., M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Ray Niboro (2015)

B.S., University of Central Missouri; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Denise Rangel (2016)

B.S., University of Central Missouri; M.S., Avila University; Ed.D. St. Louis University.

Juan Rangel (2016)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.Ed., Kansas State University.

Kris Schuler (2013)

B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.A., Baker University; Ed.S., William Woods University; Ed.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Tiera Shrout (2012)

B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.A., Webster University.

Kristine Smith (2013)

B.A., Kansas State University; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Carla Sole (2006)

B.A., Southwest Baptist University; M.A., Southwest Missouri State University.

Adryan Steinberg (2017)

B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., MidAmerica Nazarene University; Ed.S., Central Missouri State University.

Jason Steliga (2016)

B.S., Indiana University; M.A., Avila University.

Tricia Trutzel-Betts (2004)

B.S., University Central Missouri; M.A., Webster University; Ed.D., St. Louis University.

Amanda Vega (2017)

B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Boston University; Ed.D., University of Kansas.

Barton Whaley (2007)

B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ed.S., University of Central Missouri.

Kevin Whaley (2017)

B.A., Park University; M.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ed.S., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ed.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jeff Wieland (2014)

B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.Ed., George Mason University.

Psychology

Matt Arnet (2007)

B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.S., Avila University.

Karyn Bentley (2003)

B.A., Washington University; M.A., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of South Carolina.

Barry Berglund (2007)

B.S., University of Missouri; B.A., University of Central Texas; M.S., Avila University.

Michael Blair (2011)

B.A. Rockhurst University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Stella Fernandez (2015)

B.A., M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Psy.D., The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute.

Nekita Fuller (2008)

B.S., Park University; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Shani Higgins (2016)

B.A. Spelman College; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Jennifer Keller (2014)

B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.A., Psy.D., Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.

M. Shawn McDaniels (2016)

B.S., University of Alaska-Fairbanks; M.A., Psy.D., Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.

Lawrence (Larry) Marsh (1995)

M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Danience Moreland (2014)

B.S., Park University; M.A., University of Saint Mary.

L. Kenneth (Kent) Noel, II (2016)

M.Ed., Ed.S., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jeff Peterson (2015)

B.A., University of Iowa; M.S., Walden University.

Alexandra (Alex) Ross (2016)

M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Eric Shult (2013)

M.S., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Memphis.

Dean Skadeland (2005)

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., Abilene Christian University; Psy.D., Florida Institute of Technology.

Dean Streitwieser (2009)

B.A., Hastings College; Psy.D., Spalding University.

John Wade (2005)

B.A., University of Dallas; M.A., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University.

Bart Whaley (2004)

B.A., M.Ed., Ed.S., University of Missouri-Columbia; Ed.S., University of Central Missouri.

Colleges Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

Avila University

Kansas City, Missouri

Fontbonne University

St. Louis, Missouri

Mount St. Mary’s College

Los Angeles, California

The College of St. Catherine

St. Paul, Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota

The College of Saint Rose

Albany, New York

Addresses for Accreditation/Approval Agencies

The Higher Learning Commission and a Member of the North Central Association
230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
800-621-7440 • fax 312-263-7462
Internet: info@hlcommission.org

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
P.O. Box 3960
Olathe, KS 66063

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Missouri State Board of Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-4446

Address of Interest to Teacher Education Students:
Kansas Department of Education
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612