Sep 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

University Registry


 
   

Board of Trustees

*Ron Smith, Chair Gregory Mack
John Boskind Allan Machado
Jeff Bromme Jack McClarty
Karin Covi Scott McClure
*Jim Davidson, Vice Chair Todd McFarland
Jay Dedeker +Bill McGhinnis
Ken DeFoor *Chris McKee
*Franklin Farrow +Ellsworth McKee
David Ferguson Barbara McKinney
David Freedman +James Ray McKinney
Debra Fryson +Gordon Retzer
Steve Haley
*David Smith
*Heather Hilliard *Jeanette Stepanske
Danny Houghton *Dan Turk
David Jimenez Christine Waldrop
Benjamin Jones William Winston
*Ruth Liu *Ed Wright
Dave Livermore Doug Zinke
Leslie Louis  
     

* Executive Board
+ Emerti

University Administration

President

David Smith, Ph.D. (2016) President
Barb Edens, B.S. (2012) Director, Strategic Planning

Information Systems

Gary Sewell, B.S. (2012) Associate Vice President, Information Technology
Herdy Moniyung, M.S. (1999) Director, Integration and Development
Doru Mihaescu, M.B.A. (1997) Associate Director, Infrastructure
Mike McClung, B.A. (1996) Assistant Director, Workstation Support
Brielle Bange, (2018) Systems Analyst
Randi Buhl, A.A. (2001) Network Analyst
Luke Dunzweiler, B.S. (2016) Network Analyst
Paul Irwin, B.S. (2011) Software Developer
Shaina Mercer, B.A. (2017) Systems Analyst
Ron Miller, B.S. (1995) Systems Administrator
Miguel Rivas, M.S. (2012) Software Developer
Josh Rhodes, M.B.A. (2006) Network Analyst
Derek Sherbondy, B.S. (2007) Network Analyst

Institutional Research and Planning

Chris Hansen, Ph.D. (1996) Director, Institutional Research and Planning
Michele McFarlane, M.S.I.S. (2011) Business Intelligence Analyst

Academic Administration

Robert Young, Ph.D. (2007) Senior Vice President, Academic Administration
Dionne Felix, Ph.D. (2018) Associate Vice President, Academic Administration

Center of Teaching Excellence and the Integration of Faith and Learning

Cynthia Gettys, Ph.D. (2013) Director, The Center for Teaching Excellence and Biblical Foundations of Faith and Learning

Graduate Studies

  Dean, Graduate Studies
Laurie Gauthier, M.B.A. (2008) Director, Graduate Marketing
Melodie Lopez, M.B.A. (2006) Director, Graduate Admissions
Ben Thompson, M.B.A. (2016) System Specialist

Library

Deyse Bravo, M.L.S. (2011) Director, Library
Sonja Fordham, Ph.D. (2014) Director, Writing/Tutorial Center
Kathryn McGrath, M.Ed. (2008) Associate Director/Public Services Librarian
Stanley Cottrell II, M.L.S. (2004) Technical Services Librarian
Donald Martin, M.S.L.S. (2014) Digital Resources Librarian
Seth Shaffer, M.S. (2013) Evening Reference/Periodicals Librarian
Jessica Spears, M.Ed. (2013) Research Services Librarian

Online Campus

Gus Martin, Ph.D. (2019) Director, Academic Technology and Online Learning
Greg Merchant, B.S. (2012) Technology Manager

Records and Advisement

Karon Powell, J.D. (2015) Director, Records and Advisement
Sharon Rogers, M.Ed. (1977) Assistant Director, Records and Advisement
Sandy Tucker, B.S. (1997) Assistant Director, Records and Advisement
Michelle Younkin, M.B.A. (2016) Assistant Director, Records/Graduate Studies
Omar Mendez (2017) Data Analyst

Advancement

Carolyn Hamilton, B.A. (2016) Vice President, Advancement
Robert Bovell, B.S. (2013) Associate Director, Advancement
Lucas Patterson, B.A.  (2011)    Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Kenny Turpen, B.S. (2013) Associate Director, Advancement
Sandra Delgado, (2019) Annual Giving Coordinator

Alumni Relations

Evonne Crook, B.A. (1980) Director, Alumni Relations
Ashley Fox, B.S. (2015) Assistant Director, Alumni Relations

Planned Giving

Carolyn Liers, (1996) Director, Planned Giving

WSMC FM90.5

Scott Kornblum, B.S./B.A. (2005) Director, WSMC

Financial Administration

Tom Verrill, M.S. (2008) Senior Vice President, Financial Administration
Doug Frood, M.S. (2001) Executive Director, Budgeting and Financial Analysis
Martin Hamilton, B.A. (1998) Associate Vice President, Financial Administration
Russell Orrison (2003) Associate Vice President, Retail and Auxilliary Operations
Justin Brooks, B.A. (2006) Director, Purchasing, QuickPrint and Mail Services

Accounting and Financial Services

David Huisman, B.S., C.P.A. (1993) Controller
Angela Teague, B.A. (2009) Senior Accountant

Campus Safety

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

Human Resources

Brenda Flores-Lopez, B.S. (2011) Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Sarah Shelburne (2005) Assistant Director, Manager Payroll

Industries

Danita Payne (1986) Manager, Campus Shop

Marketing and University Relations

Ingrid Skantz, M.S.A. (1990)    Vice President, Marketing and University Relations
Isaac James, B.S. (2008) Director, Marketing and University Relations
Jason Bryner, B.A. (2010) Manager, Interactive Development
Janell Hullquist, B.S. (2016) Manager, Editorial
Shana Michalek, B.S. (2015) Manager, Digital Engagement
Ryan Pierce, A.A. (2009) Manager, Graphic Design
Tina Smith, B.A. (2011) Manager, Project and Planning

Risk Management

Andrew Myaing, M.B.A. (2014) Director, Risk Management and Title IX Coordinator

Services

Mark Antone, A.S. (1984) Director, Landscape Services
Barry Becker (1993) Director, Transportation Services
Teddy Kyraikidis, M.S. (2016) Director, Food Services
Eric Schoonard, A.S. (2002) Director, Plant Services
Dennis Schreiner (1997) Director, Service
Dennis Clifford, B.S.EE (2016) Associate Director, Building Systems Management
Bill Cruttenden (2011) Associate Director, Construction
Fred Turner, B.ARCH. (1996) Corporate Architect

University Health Center

Candace Wing, B.S. (2007) Director, University Health Center
Michelle Mix, M.S. (2017) Nurse Practitioner

Enrollment Management

Glenn Carter, M.S. (2016) Vice President, Enrollment Management and Associate Vice President, Student Finance
Ryan Herman, M.S.A. (2003) System Specialist

Admissions

Rick Anderson, B.A. (2011) Director, Admissions
Kent Robertson, M.B.A. (1999) Associate Director, Admissions
Ryan Becker, B.A. (2018) Admissions Counselor/Ministry Coordinator
Stahl Comete, M.A. (2018) Admissions Counselor
Christalee Crary, B.A. (2015) Campus Experience Manager
Fred McClanahan, B.A./B.S. (2004) Prospective Student Enrollment Counselor
Maggie Mendoza, B.S. (2014) Transfer Admissions Counselor
Stephen Smith (2016) Admissions Counselor
Jessica Williams, M.A. (2018) Admissions Counselor

ASSIST Program

Mariana Salter, B.S. (2016) Director

Student Finance

Glenn Carter, M.S. (2016) Associate Vice President, Student Finance
Paula Walters, B.S. (2005) Director, Student Finance
Jana Dietsche, B.B.A. (2001) Associate Director, Student Finance
Lillian Loza, M.S.A. (2006) Associate Director, Student Finance
Faith Anderson, A.S. (2015) Student Finance Counselor
Ginger Cheney, B.S. (2004) Graduate Finance Counselor
Xenia Figueroa, B.B.A. (2015) Student Finance Counselor
Michael Rumsey, B.S. (2013) Student Finance Counselor
Rebekah Spears, B.S. (2014) Student Finance Counselor

Student Development Administration

Dennis Negron, M.A. (1993) Vice President, Student Development
Kari Shultz, M.A. (1999) Director, Student Life and Activities

Campus Chaplain

Anna Bennett, B.A. (2014) Interm Chaplain

Residence Halls

Lisa Hall, B.A. (2004) Dean of Women
  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) Associate Dean of Men
Chamra Anthony, M.A. (2007) Associate Dean of Women
Tisha Looby, B.A. (2011) Associate Dean of Women
Susan Pennington, B.S. (2012) Associate Dean of Women
J.P. Mathis, B.S. (2008) Associate Dean of Women

Student Success Center

Jim Wampler, Psy.D. (1993) Director, Student Success Center/Testing Services
Tiffany Bartel, M.A. (2019) Counselor
Cheri Durst, M.S. (2013) Retention Services Coordinator
Renita Moore, M.S. (2003) First Year Experience Coordinator
Daniel Olson, M.S. (2015) Career Services Coordinator
Mariella Pechero, J.D., M.Ed. (2014) Disability Services Coordinator

Church Pastors

David K. Ferguson, M.Div. (2017) Senior Pastor
Tim Cross, M.Div. (2002) Pastor of Family Ministries
Jay Cole, B.S. (2017) Church Administrator
Kris Eckenroth, B.A. (2018) Discipleship and Community
Jim Moon, M.Div. (2015) Pastor of Worship
Cherie Smith, B.S. (2011) Pastor of Spiritual Care, Visitation and Prayer
Carole Verrill, M.A. (2008) Children’s Ministries/Worship Coordinator

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

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

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

Richard Erickson, M.B.A., Professor Emeritus of Business

Phil Garver, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, Health and Wellness

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

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

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

Henry Kuhlman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Physics

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

Donn W. Leatherman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion

Callie McArthur, M.S.N, Professor Emerita of Nursing

Cliff Olson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Business

Louesa Peters, B.A., Associate Treasurer Emerita

Dennis Pettibone, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History

Art Richert, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics

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

Philip G. Samaan, D.Min., Professor Emeritus of Religion

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

Jon Wentworth, M.Tx., Professor of Emeritus of Business

Bill Wohlers, Ph.D., Vice President Emeritus of Student Development

Instructional Faculty

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

Kerry Allen-M.S.N, Associate 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., 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., Professor of Music
B.Mus, Arizona State University; M.A. and M.Div., Andrews University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (2000)

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

Nicholas J. Beaumonte, Jr.-M.S., Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S., Waukesha County Technical College; B.S., Andrews University; M.S., University of Phoenix. (2018)

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., Dean and 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., Associate 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)

Marc Boyson-M.F.A., Associate Professor of Visual Arts and Design
B.A. and M.A.T., Andrews University; M.F.A., University of the Arts. (2011)

Gary Bradley, Jr.,-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A.Ed., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., Andrews University. (2018)

Deyse Bravo-M.L.S., Director and Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.L.S., Queens College. (2011)

Doug Brown-M.Div., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.A., Walla Walla University; M.Div., Andrews University. (2014)

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)

Jill Buchholz-D.N.P., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Indiana University School of Nursing; D.N.P., Indiana Wesleyan University. (2016)

Kevin Burton-Ph.D., Instructor of History and Political Science
B.B.A., Southwestern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University; Ph.D., Florida State University. (2019)

Rod Bussey-Ph.D., Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.Ed., Union College; M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University. (2013)

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)

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

Ronda Christman-Ph.D., Professor of Nursing
A.S., Southern Adventist University; B.A., M.A., M.S.N., and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2013)

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

Aaron Corbit-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology
B.S. and Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2012)

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)

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

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

Hyunsok (John) Doh-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religion
B.A. and M.A., Sahmyook University; Ph.D., Andrews University (2018)

Michelle Doucoumes-M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Business
B.B.A. and M.B.A., Southern Adventist University. (2017)

Matthew P. Duffy-Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., La Sierra University; M.S., University of California, Riverside; Ph.D., Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. (2018)

Marla Erskine-M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.S.N., Cayuga County Community College; M.S.N., Southern Adventist Univeristy. (2019)

Bonnie Eder-Ed.D., Professor of Education
B.S., University of Wyoming; M.S., Berry College; E.D.S., University of West Georgia; Ed.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2011)

Dionne Felix-Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
B.A., Oakwood University; M.A., University of Alabama in Huntsville; Ph.D., Capella University. (2018)

Pablo E Fernandez-M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.S., Facaldad Cásper Líbero; M.A., Andrews University. (2018)

Sonja Fordham-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Library Science
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A. University of New England, Australia; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Arizona. (2014)

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

Sunia Fukofuka-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Business
B.A., Pacific Adventist University; M.B.A. and Ph.D., Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies. (2017)

Holly Gadd-Ph.D., Dean and 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.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
R.N. and B.S., Walla Walla University; M.S.N., Loma Linda University. (2006)

Lisa Gano-M.Acc., Assistant Professor of Business
B.B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Acc., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2017)

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)

Cynthia Gettys-Ph.D., Director of The Center for Teaching Excellence and Biblical Foundations of Faith and Learning
B.A., Andrews University; M.A., Western Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2013)

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

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

Noemi M. Gonzalez-M.S., Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., Antillean Adventist University; M.S., Andrews University. (2018)

Eliezer A. Graterol-D.Min, Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Venezuelan Adventist University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; M.Div and D.Min, Andrews University. (2018)

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)

Mark Guild-M.A. and M.B.A., Associate Professor of Business
B.A. and M.A., Andrews University; M.B.A., Thunderbird School of Global Management. (2015)

Stephanie Guster-M.S.W.-Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S., Andrews University; M.S.W., Ohio State University. (2016)

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

Richard 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)

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

Pamela Maize Harris-Ph.D., Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.L.S., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2012)

David Hartman-D.Min., Associate Professor of Religion
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.Div. and D.Min., Andrews University. (2018)

Giselle Hasel-M.A., Associate 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-D.S.W., Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Andrews University; M.S., University of Central Florida, Orlando; D.S.W., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2010)

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

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

LaShawn Horton-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Georgia Regents University; M.S.N., California State University; Ph.D., Oregon Health and Science University. (2014)

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

Julie Hyde-Ph.D., M.Acc., C.P.A., Professor of Business, Wayne VandeVere Endowed Chair in Accounting
B.S. and M.Acc., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; Ph.D., University of Memphis. (2005)

Mark Hyder-J.D., Professor of Business
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., University of Maryland University College; J.D., Emory University. (2013)

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

Mindy Jamieson-M.F.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.F.A. Academy of Art University. (2017)

Alva James-Johnson-M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.A., Oakwood University; M.A., Kent State University. (2018)

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

Frances Johnson-D.N.P., Associate Dean and 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)

Victoria Joiner, Ed.D., Associate Professor of School of Journalism and Communication
A.S. and B.A., Oakwood University; M.A., Regent University; Ed.D., Fielding Graduate University. (2019)

Donald Keefe-M.F.A., Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.F.A., University of Kentucky; M.F.A., University of Florida. (2015)

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)

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

Lisa Kuhlman-M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Business
B.B.A., The George Washington University; M.B.A., Southern Adventist University. (2006)

Joe La Com-M.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art and Design
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design. (2011)

Blake Laing-Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Engineering
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. (2012)

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-Ed.D., Professor of Education
B.A., Andrews University; M.A. Pacific Union College; Ed.D, Shenandoah University. (2009)

Antonio Lazcano-M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S., Miami-Dade College; B.S.N., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2019)

Michael Liedke-D.N.P., Assistant Professor of Nursing
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S.N., Emory University; D.N.P., University of Alabama at Birmingham. (2009)

Amanda Livanos-M.A., Associate Professor of English
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Andrews University. (2010)

Nicholas Livanos-M.A., Assistant Professor of Visual Art & Design
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., Savannah College of Art and Design. (2012)

Natalia López-Thismón-M.A., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., California State University, San Bernardino. (2017)

Donald Martin-M.S.L.S., Associate Professor of Library Science
B.A., State University of NY; M.S.L.S., The Catholic University of America. (2014)

Shannon Martin-M.A., Associate Professor of History and Political Studies
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.A., Seton Hall University. (2015)

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)

Kathryn McGrath-M.Ed., Associate 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)

Lorri Merchant-M.S.W., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.S.W., Southern Adventist University; M.S.W., University of Kansas. (2012)

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

Christine Moniyung-Ph.D., Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S. and Ph.D., Andrews University. (2004)

Bonny Musgrave-M.A., Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.S. and M.A., Andrews University. (2016)

Dennis Negron-M.A., Vice President for Student Development
B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. (1993)

David Nelsen-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; Ph.D., Loma Linda University. (2014)

Nina Nelson-Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.S.W and M.S.W., University of the West Indies, Jamaica; Ph.D., University of South Carolina. (2016)

Clarice Nixon-M.A., Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Oakwood University; M.A., Belmont University. (2012)

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

Pierre Nzokizwa-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., Professor of Business, Adventist Health System Endowed Chair of Business Administration
B.B.A., Helderberg College; M.B.A., Andrews University; D.B.A., NOVA Southeast University. (2003)

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

Robert Ordóñez-M.S., Associate Professor of Computing
B.A. and B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Andrews University. (2013)

Tammy Overstreet-Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Education and Psychology
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.Ed., Walden University; Ph.D., Andrews University. (2015)

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

Wilson Paroschi-Ph.D., Professor of Religion
B.Th. and M.Th., Latin American Adventist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Andrews University (2018)

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 and Political Studies
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)

Linda Peoples-Ph.D., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.Ed., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; M.S.N., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (2017)

Cristy Pratt-M.S., Associate Professor of Psychology
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Walden University (2013)

Laura Racovita-Ph.D., Professor of Social Work
B.A., B.S.W., and M.S.W. Andrews University; Ph.D., Capella University. (2013)

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

Rebecca Retzer-M.S.N., Assistant Professor of Nursing
A.D.N., University of Tennessee at Nashville; M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2016)

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

Andrew J. Richards-M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., South University; M.S.N., Western Governors University. (2019)

Cindy Rima-D.N.P., Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. and M.S.N., George Mason University; D.N.P., Southern Adventist University. (2011)

Adrienne Royo-Ph.D., Chair and 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., Associate Professor of Social Work
B.A., SDA Theological Institute, Bucharest, Romania; M.A., Newbold College; M.S.W., Andrews University. (2009)

Nuvia Saucedo-Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Andrews University; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside. (2017)

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

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)

Elizabeth Scott-Ph.D., Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., Capella University. (2015)

Rhonda Scott-Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Union College; Ph.D., University of California, Riverside. (1997)

Seth Shaffer-M.S., Instructor-Evening Reference/Periodicals Librarian
A.S., Cleveland State University; B.A., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Green Mountain College. (2019)

Mandy Sharpe-D.P.T., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S., Burman University; B.S. and D.P.T., Andrews University. (2018)

Stephanie Sheehan-Ph.D., Dean and Associate Professor of Business and Chair of Technology
B.S., Kennesaw State University; M.A., Southern Adventist University; Ph.D., Regent University. (2005)

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.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2008)

Christina Shrode-M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Washington Adventist University; M.S.N., University of Maryland; M.B.A., University of Baltimore. (2017)

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 of Nursing
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)

Jessica Spears-M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Library Science
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, M.Ed., Valdosta State University. (2013)

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

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

Christopher Stewart-D.P.T., Chair and Associate Professor of Physical Therapist Assistant
A.A.S., Bishop State Community College; M.B.A., University of Phoenix; D.P.T., University of South Alabama. (2016)

Tamie Suzuki-M.S., Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.S., Syracuse University. (2019)

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

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

Matthew W. Tolbert-M.S., Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A. and M.S., Southern Adventist University (2017)

Tim Trott-Ph.D., Professor of Biology
B.S., Atlantic Union College; Ph.D., University of Vermont and State Agricultural College. (2011)

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

Lilly Tryon-D.N.P., Professor of Nursing
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Drexel University; D.N.P., Southern Adventist University. (2013)

Linda Tym-Ph.D., Associate Professor of English
B.A., Canadian University College; M.A., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh. (2015)

Maria Valenca-M.D., Professor of Nursing
B.S., Atlantic Union College; M.A., University of Massachusetts; M.D., Universidad México Americana del Norte. (2009)

Holly D. Walker-M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
A.S., Cleveland State Community College; A.S. and M.S.N., Southern Adventist University. (2018)

Troy Walker-M.A., Associate Professor of Physical Education, Health and Wellness
B.A and B.S., Southern Adventist University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado. (2013)

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

Leon Weeks-Ph.D., C.P.A., Associate Professor of Business
B.S. and M.B.A., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington. (2005)

Michael Weismeyer-Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and Political Studies
B.A., B.S. and M.A., La Sierra University; M.B.A., Southern Adventist University, M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles. (2018)

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

Tron Wilder-Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
B.A., Southern Adventist University; Ed.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Ph.D., Tennessee State University. (2013)

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

Rachel Williams-Smith-Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Journalism and Communication
B.S., Oakwood University; M.A., University of Cincinnati; Ph.D., Regent University. (2017)

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

Sonia Wrate-M.S.N., Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S. and M.S.N., Southern Advenitst University. (2013)

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)