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Grand Valley State University    
2010-2011 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
 
  Sep 19, 2019
 
2010-2011 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Administrative Directory


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Board of Trustees

Sue C. Carnell, M.A., Wayne

Dorothy A. Johnson, B.A., Grand Haven

Noreen K. Myers, J.D., Lowell

Shelley E. Padnos, J.D., Douglas

Lucille S. Taylor, J.D., Laingsburg

Michael D. Thomas, J.D., Freeland

David L. Way, DeWitt

Kate Pew Wolters, M.S.W., Grand Rapids, Chair of the Board

Thomas J. Haas (ex officio) Ph.D., The President of the University

President

Thomas J. Haas, B.S., United States Coast Guard Academy; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Gayle R. Davis, B.A., Muskingum College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees

James D. Bachmeier, B.B.A., Black Hills State University; M.B.A., Chadron State College.

Vice President for University Relations

Matthew E. McLogan, B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University.

Vice President of Development

Maribeth Wardrop, B.A.G.E., Aquinas College.

Vice President for Inclusion and Equity

Jeanne J. Arnold, B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.S.W., Ed. D., University of Pennsylvania.

Special Assistant to the President and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Teri L. Losey, B.S., Ferris State University.

University Counsel

Thomas A. Butcher, B.S., Ferris State University; J.D., Cooley Law School.

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jon Jellema, B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Michigan State University.

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Joseph Godwin, B.S., Southeast Missouri State University; B.B.A., M.B.A., M.ACC., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Nancy M. Giardina, B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Montclair State College; Ed.D., Columbia University.

Assessment and Accreditation Officer

Julia A. Guevara, B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S.W., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Vice Provost for Health

Jean M. Nagelkerk, B.S.N., Nazareth College; M.S.N., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Kathrine Branch, Health Compliance Officer. B.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.S.N., Michigan State University.

Catherine Forslund, Learning Resource Coordinator. B.S., St. Mary’s College.

Shannon MacKeigan, Director of Simulation. B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.S.N., University of California - San Francisco.

Vice Provost and Dean of Academic Services and Information Technology

Lynn Blue, B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Vice Provost and Dean of Students

H. Bart Merkle, B.A., Hope College; M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan University.

Dean of the Seidman College of Business

H. James Williams, B.S., North Carolina Central University; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Georgia; J.D., LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center.

Dean of the College of Community and Public Service

George Grant, Jr., B.S.W., Marygrove College; M.S.W., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Dean of the College of Education

Elaine Collins, B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Dean of the Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Paul D. Plotkowski, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Oakland University.

Dean of the College of Health Professions

Roy H. Olsson, Jr., B.S., M.S., Kansas State College of Pittsburg; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Frederick Antczak, B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing

Cynthia A. McCurren, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Dean of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Wendy J. Wenner, B.A., Carleton College; M.A.T., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Marquette University.

Dean of Graduate Studies

Jeffrey Potteiger, Dean of Graduate Studies. B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., McDaniel College; Ph.D., Auburn University.

Dean of University Libraries

Lee Van Orsdel, B.A., Samford University; M.A., Florida State University; M.S.L.S., University of Alabama.

Emeritus Faculty and Administrative Emeriti

Adamski, Joseph, Associate Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Information Systems. B.A., University of Connecticut; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Alkema, Chester, Professor Emeritus of Art and Design. A.B., Calvin College; M.A., M.F.A., Michigan State University.

Andersen, Daniel, Professor Emeritus of Physics. B.S., Union College; M.A., Columbia University.

Arendsen, Carl, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Bajema, Carl, Professor Emeritus of Biology. B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.
Balkema, K. Laurel, Senior Librarian Emerita. B.A., Wheaton College, Illinois; A.M.L.S., University of Michigan.

Banta, Janet, Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.A., University of Michigan; M.N., Western Reserve University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Barber, Mary Ellen, Assistant Professor Emerita of Mathematics. A.B., Albion College; M.A., Central Michigan University.

Bell, William, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Sciences. B.S., M.S., University of Missouri at Kansas City; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Bernstein, David, Professor Emeritus of Psychology. B.A., Memphis State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Bevis, Frederick, Associate Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources Management. B.S., M.S., University of Michigan.

Bijkerk, Roelof, Professor Emeritus of Psychology. Dr. Phil., Dr. Psych., Free University of Amsterdam.

Blakey, James, Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology. B.S., Newark State College; M.A. Montclair State College; Ed.D., Rutgers University.

Boand, Joan, Associate Professor Emerita of Physical Education. B.S., M.A., Michigan State University.

Bond, Linda, Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.S.Ed., M.S.N., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Bornhofen, John O., Professor Emeritus of Economics and Finance. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Callahan, Johnine L., Professor Emerita of Biomedical Sciences, B.S. Eastern Illinois University; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.

Carpenter, Craig, Professor Emeritus of Education. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; Ed.D., University of Michigan.

Chapman, Frederick, Associate Professor Emeritus of Communications. B.A., Wayne State University; M.A., University of Detroit.

Chown, Linda, Professor Emerita of English. B.A., University of California; M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Curry, Brian, Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Sciences. B.Sc., St. Luke’s College, Exeter University; M.S., University of Massachusetts; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Davis, Gilbert, Professor Emeritus of English. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University.

Densmore, Max, L., Professor Emeritus of Marketing. B.A., Michigan State University; M.B.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Devlin, Dennis., Professor Emeritus of History. B.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

DeVries, Marvin, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business. B.S.E., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Eitzen, Leslie, Associate Professor Emerita of Music. B.M., Curtis Institute of Music; M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Foote, Walter, Associate Professor Emeritus of English. B.A., M.A., University of Illinois.

Franklin, Ursula, Professor Emerita of French. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Garey, Carol, Senior Librarian Emerita. B.A., A.M.L.S., University of Michigan.

Golensky, Martha, Professor Emerita of Social Work. B.A., State University of New York, Albany; M.A., University of Wisconsin; M.S.W., Hunter College; D.S.W., City University of New York.

Gonce, Richard, Professor Emeritus of Economics. B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Grimm, Lucille, Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.S.N., Michigan State University; M.S.N., Sp.C.N.Ad., Wayne State University; Ed.D., Western Michigan University.

Grishke, Paul, Associate Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Hall, Donald, Professor Emeritus of Physics. B.S., M.S., Michigan State University.

Harper, Earl, Professor Emeritus of Management. B.S., M.S., M.B.A., Sp.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Texas Technological University.

Harpold, Judith C., Professor Emeritus of Education. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Haynes, Alphonso, Professor Emeritus of Social Work. B.A., Long Island University; M.A., M.S., Ed.D., Columbia University.

Hendrix, Thomas, Professor Emeritus of Geology. B.S., Franklin and Marshall College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Herrera, Antonio (1972), Professor Emerita of Education. B.A., Universidad Pedagogica y Technologica de Colombia; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Hills, Arthur C., Associate Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M., M.M., University of Michigan.

Horan, Mary, Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.S.N., Mercy College of Detroit; M.S.N., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Huisman, David, Professor Emeritus of English. A.B., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Huizenga, Paul, Associate Professor Emeritus of Biology. A.B., Hope College; M.S., University of Michigan.

Insalaco, Carl, Professor Emeritus of Psychology. B.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Jackson, Thomas, Professor Emeritus of Education. B.S., Tennessee State University; M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Johnson, Jacqueline, Professor Emerita of Sociology. B.A., Macalester College; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Johnson, Kenneth P., Professor Emeritus of Computing and Information Systems. B.A., Franklin and Marshall College; M.A., University of Michigan, Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Jones, Constance, Professor Emerita of English. B.S., Western Michigan University; M.A., Michigan State University.

Jones, Curtis, Professor Emeritus of Sociology. B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Junn, Robert, Professor Emeritus of Political Science. B.A., Korea University; M.A., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Kerr, Donald, Professor Emeritus of Art and Design. B.A., Michigan State University; M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Kim, Katherine, Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.S., Hartwick College; M.Ed., University of Minnesota; M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Klein, Bruce, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Information Systems. B.S., City College of New York; M.S., Trinity College.

Klein, Donald, Professor Emeritus of Accounting. B.S., Rockhurst College; M.B.A., University of Detroit; D.B.A., Michigan State University; C.M.A., C.P.A.

Klein, Georgianna, Associate Professor Emerita of Mathematics and Statistics. B.A., Berea College; M.S., Purdue University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Knop, Charles P., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. B.S., Aquinas College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Konecki, Loretta, Professor Emerita of Education. B.A., Albion College; M.A.T., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Kovats, Daniel, Associate Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M., M.M., University of Michigan.

Larson, Lars, Professor Emeritus of Management. B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana.

Leeling, Norman, Professor Emeritus of Biology. B.S., M.S., Oregon State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Levin, Martin, Professor Emeritus of Computing and Information Systems. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., New York University.

Lubbers, Arend D., President Emeritus. B.A., Hope College; M.A., Rutgers University; Litt.D., Central College; D.S., University of Sarajevo; L.H.D., Hope College; D.S., Academy of Economics, Krakow; HonDUniv., Kingston.

Mapes, Lynn, Professor Emeritus of History. B.A., Roosevelt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Rochester.

McCrea, Frances, Professor Emeritus of Sociology. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Mayberry, Robert, Professor Emeritus of Communications. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Cornell University.

Menning, Daleene, Professor Emerita of Art and Design. B.S., M.S.A., University of Michigan.

Merrill, Dorothy, Professor Emerita of Health Sciences. B.S., Bridgewater State College; A.M., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Muraski, Virginia, Professor Emerita of Mathematics and Computer Science. A.B., B.S., Jacksonville State College; M.A.T., Michigan State University; M.A., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Murray, Diane, Senior Librarian Emerita.  B.A., Hope College; M.S.L., Western Michigan University; M.M., Aquinas College.

Muskovitz, Rosalyn, Professor Emerita of Art and Design. B.A., Oakland University; M.A., Michigan State University; M.F.A., Kent State University.

Neal, William J., (1971), Professor Emeritus of Geology. B.S., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia.

Niemeyer, Glenn, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Emeritus. A.B., Calvin College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University; L.H.D., Grand Valley State University.

O’Connor, Christine (1974), Professor Emerita of Psychology,  B.A., University of Connecticut; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Osmun, Gregory, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; Ed.D., University of Michigan.

Ostroot, Nathalie M., Professor Emerita of Sociology. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Pare, Eileen, Associate Professor Emerita of Chemistry. B.A., Rosary College; M.S., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Windsor.

Parise, Anthony, Professor Emeritus of English. B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Paschke, Richard E., Professor Emeritus of Psychology. B.S., University of Illinois; M.A., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Peterson, William, Professor Emeritus of Economics. A.B., Calvin College; M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Poitras, Ronald, Associate Professor Emeritus of Geography and Urban Planning. B.A., California State University/Northridge; M.U.P., University of Oregon.

Pottorff, Donald, Professor Emeritus of Education. B.S., M.S., Central Missouri State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Pratt, Philip, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Preston, Joseph P., Professor Emeritus of History. B.A., Park College; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Missouri.

Richmond, Gary, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. G.A., Washington and Jefferson College; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Rivera-Muniz, Pedro, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics. B.A., M.A., Syracuse University.

Rogers, Joyce A. French, Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.S.N., Michigan State University; M.S.N. Wayne State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Rogers, Karel, Professor Emerita of Biology. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Rucks, Doris, Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology. B.S., Hampton University; M.S.W., Columbia University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Salazar, Laura, Professor Emerita of Communications. B.S., Wisconsin State University; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Seeger, Mary, Professor of Emerita of Modern Languages & Literatures. B.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Seeger, Wilhelm, Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages & Literatures. A.B., M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Shedd, Joan, Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing. B.S., Eastern Mennonite College; M.S.N., University of Colorado.

Shontz, John, Professor Emeritus of Biology. B.S.Ed., Edinboro State College; M.A., Miami University; Ph.D., Duke University.

Shroyer, Jan, Associate Professor Emerita of Mathematics. B.S., Knox College; M.A.T., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Simone, Roberta, Professor Emerita of English. B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.A., Bowling Green University; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Snyder, Wayne, Professor Emeritus of Economics. B.A., University of Southern California; M.P.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Strickland, James, Professor Emeritus of Physics. B.S., Franklin and Marshall College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Swanson, Jane, Professor Emerita of Social Work. B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Ten Brink, Norman, Professor Emeritus of Geology. B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Franklin and Marshall College; Ph.D., University of Washington.

Ten Eyck, Allan, Professor Emeritus of Education. A.B., Aquinas College; A.M., Ed.D., University of Michigan.

Terry, M. Nancy, Senior Librarian. A.B., A.M.L.S., University of Michigan.

Tevebaugh, John, Professor Emeritus of History. A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Travis, Anthony, Professor Emeritus of History. B.S., Loyola University of Chicago; M.S., PhD., Michigan State University.

Van Steeland, Ronald, Vice President for Finance and Administration Emeritus. B.A., Michigan State University; L.H.D., Grand Valley State University.

Ward, Ronald, Director Emeritus of the Annis Water Resources Institute. Sc.D., John Hopkins University.

Wasserman, Irving, Associate Professor Emeritus of Philosophy. B.S., Rutgers University; M.A., Indiana University.

Wasserman, Loretta, Professor Emerita of English. B.A., M.A., University of Minnesota.

Watson, Robert, Associate Professor Emeritus of English. B.A., Princeton University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Whitehill, Sharon, Professor Emerita of English. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Williams, Donald, Professor Emeritus of Sociology. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Williams, Sr., Donald, Dean Emeritus. B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., West Virginia University.

Wiltse, Ralph, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.S., Wayne State University.

Wissink, John, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education. B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Yackish, Thomas, Associate Professor Emeritus of Engineering. B.S., Purdue University; M.S., University of Illinois.

Administrative Staff

Office of the President

Thomas J. Haas, President. B.S., United States Coast Guard Academy; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., University of Michigan; M.S., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Teri L. Losey, Special Assistant to the President and Secretary to the Board of Trustees. B.S., Ferris State University.

Patricia Waring, Community Relations Coordinator. B.S., Western Michigan University.

University Counsel

Thomas A. Butcher, University Counsel. B.S., Ferris State University; J.D., Cooley Law School.

Tiesha Hogue, Paralegal. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Madonna Markus, University Compliance Officer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Patricia Smith, Deputy University Counsel. B.S., Belmont College; J.D., Marquette University.

Charter Schools

Robert Kimball, Director of Research and Measurement. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Northwestern University.

Alyson Poe, Governance and Compliance Officer. B.A., Purdue University; J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Amirah Vosburgh, Project Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Timothy Wood, Special Assistant to Charter Schools. B.A., Hillsdale College; M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Academic and Student Affairs

Gayle R. Davis, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.A., Muskingum College; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Nancy Giardina, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.S., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Montclair State College; Ed.D., Columbia University.

Joseph Godwin, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.S., Southeast Missouri State University; B.B.A., M.B.A., M.ACC. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Julia A. Guevara, Assessment and Accreditation Officer. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S.W., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Kathy S. Gulembo, Director of Academic Resource Management. B.S., Michigan State University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Jon Jellema, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Michigan State University.

Chris Swank, Equipment and Technical Support Manager. B.S., M.A., University of Michigan - Flint.

Art Gallery

Henry Matthews, Director of Galleries and Collections. B.F.A., Alma College; M.A., Wayne State University.

Nathan Kemler, Collections Manager. B.A., Calvin College; M.A., Eastern Illinois University.

Cathy Marashi, Project Coordinator. B.F.A., Schiller International University.

Paris Tennenhouse, Exhibit/Collections Design Manager. B.F.A., Eastern Michigan University.

Vice Provost for Health

Jean M. Nagelkerk, Vice Provost for Health. B.S.N., Nazareth College; M.S.N., Wayne State University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Kathrine Branch, Health Compliance Officer. B.S.N., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.S.N., Michigan State University.

Catherine Forslund, Learning Resource Coordinator for the Simulation Center.  B.S.N., St. Mary’s College.

Shannon MacKeigan, Director of Simulation. B.S.N., University of Michigan; M.S.N., University of California - San Francisco.

Brenda Pawl, Assistant to the Vice Provost. B.S.N., M.S.N., Grand Valley State University.

Ronald Perkins, Assistant Director of Simulation. B.S.N., Grand Valley State University.

Jeanne Smith, Multimedia Instructional Design Specialist. B.S. B.A., Aquinas College.

Kelly Tomaszewski, Standard Patient Program Coordinator. B.S.N., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Ashley West, Assistant Learning Resources Coordinator. B.S., M.A., Grand Valley State University.

Institutional Analysis

Philip Batty, Director. B.A., University of Illinois; M.A., Tulane University; Ph.D., the University of Memphis.

Rachael Dykstra, Research Analyst. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Western Michigan University.

College of Community and Public Service

George Grant, Jr., Dean of the College of Community and Public Service. B.S.W., Marygrove College; M.S.W., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

William Crawley, Associate Dean. B.S., Iowa State University; B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., GCERT, University of South Carolina; Ph.D., University of Nebraska.

Gwendolyn Adam, Director of the School of Social Work. B.A., Baylor University; M.S.W., Ph.D., University of Houston.

Patricia Stow Bolea, Director, B.S.W. Program. B.S., Ball State University; M.S.W., Indiana University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Joan Borst, Director, M.S.W. Program. B.A., Calvin College; M.S.W., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Mark Hoffman, Director of the Department of the School of Public and Non-profit Administration. B.A., College of Wooster; M.A., Ph.D., Cleveland State University.

David Lehker, BSW Field Education Director. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S.W., Western Michigan University.

Anne London, Program Advisor. B.S., M.P.A. M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Lois Owens, Director of Social Work Admissions and Recruitment. M.S.W., University of Michigan.

Jennifer McCaul, Director of the CCPS Advising Center. B.S., Bowling Green State University. M.B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Amanda Stansbie, Internship Coordinator. B.S., Southern New Hampshire University.

Paul Stansbie, Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management. B.S., Southern New Hampshire University; M.B.A., University of Nottingham.

Quincy Williams, Director of the American Humanics Program. B.A., Missouri Valley College; M.A., Lindenwood University.

Julie Yunker, Director of Criminal Justice Training. B.S., M.S., Ferris State University.

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership

Teresa Behrens, Editor-in-Chief, The Foundation Review. B.A., Case Western Reserve University; M.S., Ph.D., North Carolina State University.

Eleibny Cambero, Database and Systems Security Administrator. B.S., Universidad Iberoamericana; M.S., Heriot Watt University.

Joshua Church, Web Developer, Community Research Institute. B.S., M.S., Ferris State University.

Julie Couturier, Accountant. B.S., Central Michigan University.

James Edwards, Interim Director of the Community Research Institute. M.S.W., Western Michigan University. 

Allison Lugo Knapp, Associate Director, The Grantmaking School. B.A., Michigan State University.

Alvin Lyons, Director of Social Innovation. B.A., Colorado College; M.A., Indiana University.

Thaddeus Maciak, Programmer, Community Research Institute. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Patricia Nanzer, Associate Director for Special Projects, Community Research Institute. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Jeremy Pyne, GIS Specialist, Community Research Institute. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Tera Qualls, Program Assistant, Nonprofit Leadership Institute. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

John Risley, Senior Researcher, Community Research Institute. B.A. Pennsylvania State University; M.A. The American University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Gustavo Rotondaro, Associate Director, Community Research Institute. B.A., M.U.P.D.D., Cleveland State University.

Michael Robert Shalett, Marketing Manager. B.A., Southern Methodist University.

Melvene Tardy, Program Coordinator, Nonprofit Leadership Institute. B.A.G.E., Aquinas College.

Eric Miles Wilson, Director, The Grantmaking School. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.A., Ohio State University.

College of Education

Elaine Collins, Dean of the College of Education. B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Bonnie Bowen, Financial Assistant to the Dean.

Amy Boyd, Program Advisor, TRiO Educational Talent Search. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Joshua Brandsen, TRiO Upward Bound Instructor/Activities Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University

Forrest Clift, Assistant Director, Community Outreach. B.A., M.Ed., Mary Washington College.

Amy Dunn, Coordinator for Special Education Placement and Specialist Student Services. B.S., Aquinas College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Glenda Eikenberry, Associate Director, Administrative Services. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Barbara Fournier, Director of Administrative Services. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Suzanne C. Gilfillan-Bierlein, Grants Administrator and Special Projects Manager. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Amy Jasinski, Assistant Director, Student Information and Services Center. B.A., Central Michigan University; M.A., Spring Arbor College.

Thomas Kruithoff, Associate Director, Student Information and Services Center. B.S, M.A., E.S., Central Michigan University. 

Paula Lancaster, Department Chair for Special Education Foundation and Technology. B.S., Western Illinois University; M.S., Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Sarah Lopez, Director of TRiO Educational Talent Search. B.M., University of Miami; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Linda McCrea, Director of Teacher Education. B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan University.

Thomas Owens, Director of Student Information and Services Center. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Danielle Palmer, Assistant Director of TRiO Upward Bound. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Clayton Pelon, Associate Director of Community Outreach. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Jayme Pyne, Communications Specialist/Web site Editor. B.A., Aquinas College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Elyse Reese, Field Placement Coordinator. B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Michigan State University.

John Shinsky, Department Chair of Leadership and Learning. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Arneada Smith Alexander, Director of TRiO Upward Bound Program. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Amy Tompkins, Program Advisor, Program Advisor, TRiO Educational Talent Search. B.S., Grand Valley State University, M.S., Columbia University.

Keith Vree, Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs. B.A., Hillsdale College; M.A., Central Michigan University.

Claudia Sowa Wojciakowski, Director of Community Outreach. B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Raul Ysasi, Field Placement Coordinator. B.A., M.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ed.D., Wayne State University.

Santiago Zapata, Program Advisor, TRiO Educational Talent Search. B.A., Saginaw Valley State University.

College of Health Professions

Roy Olsson, Jr., Dean of the College of Health Professions. B.S., M.S., Kansas State College of Pittsburg; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Linda H. Goossen, Associate Dean of the College of Health Professions. B.S., Ohio State University; M.H.S., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Teresa Beck, Program Director, Therapeutic Recreation. B.S., Indiana University; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Michelle Beede, Academic Advisor. B.A., Siena Heights University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Wallace Boeve, Program Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Baylor College of Medicine; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University.

Rick Carlton, Program Director, Radiologic and Imaging Sciences. B.S., The Finch University of Health Science/The Chicago Medical School; M.S., National Louis University.

Cynthia Grapczynski, Program Director, Occupational Therapy. B.S., Wayne State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ed.D., Teachers College-Columbia University.

Gregory Green, Program Director, Health Professions. B.S., San Jose State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

John Peck, Program Director, Physical Therapy. B.A., The Johns Hopkins University; B.S., University of Central Arkansas; M.S., Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Jeanne Stoddard, Program Director, Clinical Laboratory Science. B.S., Ferris State University; M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Eric VanFleet, Program Director, Occupational Safety and Health Management; B.S., M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Abby Voss, Academic Advisor. B.A., University of Michigan; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Darlene Zwart, Student Services Director. B.A., Calvin College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Wendy Wenner, Dean of College of Interdisciplinary Initiatives. B.A., Carleton College; M.A.T., Northwestern University; Ph.D., Marquette University.
Bart Bartels, Project Coordinator, Sustainable Community Development Initiative. B.S., University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse.

Norman Christopher, Executive Director, Sustainability Initiative. B.A., University of North Carolina; M.B.A., University of Connecticut

Carol Griffin, Director of General Education. B.S., North Dakota State University; M.S., Indiana University; M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York.

Majd Al-Mallah, Program Director of Middle Eastern Studies. B.A., University of Jordan; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Elena Lioubimtseva, Program Director of Environmental Studies. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Moscow State University.

Zulema Moret, Program Director of Latin American Studies. M.A., University of Buenos Aires; Ph.D., University of Basque.

Jacques Mangala Munumal, Program Director of African African/American Studies. B.A., University of Kinshasa; M.A., L.L.M., Ph.D., Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

Susan Mendoza-Jones, Director of Integrative Learning. B.S., M.A., Michigan State University.

Veta Tucker, Director, Kutsche Office of Local History. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University; A.D., University of Michigan.

Kathleen Underwood, Director of Women and Gender Studies. B.A., University of Colorado, M.A., and Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles.

Jonathan White, Executive Director of Homeland Defense Initiative and Chair of Liberal Studies Department. B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University; M.Div., Western Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Michigan State University

Shinian Wu, Program Director of East Asian Studies and Chinese Studies. B.A., Xi’an Institute of Foreign Languages; M.A., Ph.D., Northern Arizona University.

Barbara H. Padnos International Center

Mark Schaub, Executive Director of Padnos International Center. B.A., Lakeland College; M.F.A., Wichita State University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Rebecca Hambleton, Director of Study Abroad and International Partnerships. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Elena Selezneva, Coordinator of Faculty-Led Programs. M.A., Michigan State University.

Elizabeth Smith, Coordinator of Outreach and International Studies. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Meaghann Smith, Study Abroad Advisor. B.A., M.A., Grand Valley State University.

Katherine Stoetzner, Director of International Student and Scholar Services. B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Grand Valley State University.

Continuing Education

Simone Jonaitis, Executive Director of Continuing Education. B.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Brian Cole, Director of Research Development, and Assessment. M.Ed., Western Maryland College; M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Leslie Bateman, Director of Professional Development Partnership. B.S., Jacksonville University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Martha Litherland, Director of Regional Programs. B.S., Miami University; M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Lisa Miller, Director, Meijer Holland Campus. B.A., Alma College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Eric Packer, Director of Distance Learning and Workforce Development. A.A., Grand Rapids Junior College; B.S., Ferris State University; M.Ed., Wayne State University.

Judy Palmer, Coordinator, Grand Forum. B.A., Northwestern University.

Melissa Peraino, Director of Educational Outreach. B.A., Alma College; M.A., Ball State University.

Katherine VanDerKolk, Student Services Coordinator, Meijer Holland Campus. B.A., Hope College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Shawntain Watson, Coordinator, Muskegon Regional Center. B.B.A., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Honors College

Jeffrey Chamberlain, Director. B.A., Bryan College; M.A., Trinity College; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Janaan Decker, Student Services Coordinator. B.A., Loras College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Amanda Propst Cuevas, Director, Office of Fellowships. B.A., University of Texas-Pan American; M.A., Southwest Texas State University. 

Robert and Mary Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

Christine Rener, Director. B.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Northwestern Univeristy.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Frederick Antczak, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Jann Joseph, Associate Dean for Professional Development and Administration. B.Sc., M.S., University of West Indies St. Augustine; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mary Schutten, Associate Dean for Students and Curriculum. B.A., Calvin College; M.A. California State University-Long Beach; P.E.D., Indiana University.

Gary Stark, Associate Dean for Faculty and Staff. B.A., Hamline University; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Patricia Haynes, Assistant Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. B.A., Hope College; M.S., Illinois State University.

Monica Johnstone, Director of CLAS Communications and Advancement. B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley.

David Elrod, Professional Science Masters Program Coordinator. B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Aaron Perry, Director of Laboratory Support. B.S., Central Michigan University.

James Seufert, Laboratory Safety Specialist. B.S., Purdue University.

Anthropology Department

Russell Rhodes, Chair, B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Kristina Venlet, Laboratory Supervisor. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Art and Design Department

A. Blair Clemo, Laboratory Supervisor. B.F.A., University of Montana; M.F.A., Alfred University.

Virginia Jenkins, Chair. B.F.A., Michigan State University; M.F.A., University of Utah.

Yin-Fen Pao, Visual Resource Center Curator. B.A, Tamkang University; M.A., Ohio State University; M.L.I.S., Wayne State University.

James Visser, Laboratory Supervisor. B.A., Michigan State University.

Autism Education Center

Melissa Adair, Marketing and Logistics Coordinator. B.S., Ferris State University.

Kelly Dunlap, Autism Education and Intervention Specialist. B.S., M.A., Psy.S., Central Michigan University.

Judith Shea, Grant Finance and Contracts Manager. B.A., Aquinas College; M.A., University of Michigan.

Maureen Ziegler, Autism Training and Intervention Specialist. B.S., M.S., Slippery Rock University; Ed.Spec., Eastern Michigan University.

Biology Department

Stephanie Bender, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Wright State University.

Neil MacDonald, Chair. B.S., University of Michigan; M.S., Ph.D. Michigan State University.

Diane Laughlin, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Michigan Technological University.

Star Santiago, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., University of Michigan.

Todd Tiano, Laboratory Supervisor.  B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Biomedical Sciences Department

Anthony Nieuwkoop, Chair. A.B., Hope College; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Jeffrey Kozal, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Michigan State University.

Joshua Stickney, Laboratory Supervisor. B.A., B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Cell and Molecular Biology Department

Stephanie Bender, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.S., Wright State University.

Mark Staves, Interim Chair. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.

Dell Paielli, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Eastern Michigan University.

Chemistry Department

Todd Carlson, Chair. B.S., Valparaiso University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Michelle DeWitt, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Aquinas College.

James Krikke, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Calvin College; M.S., Lehigh University.

Inara Lazdins, Laboratory Supervisor. Holland Center. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.

Karen Matchett, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology.

CLAS Academic Advising Center

Caroline Cascini, Senior Advisor., B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

Juanita Davis, Academic Advisor. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Cornerstone University.

Brian Eikenhout, Academic Advisor. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Tom Fellows, Academic Advisor, B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Jo Ann Litton, Senior Advisor. B.A., Ball State Univeristy; M.A., Bowling Green State University.

Kelly McDonell, Academic Advisor. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Janet Robinson, Senior Advisor. B.B.A., Davenport College; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Elizabeth Schaner, Director. B.A., Aquinas College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Classics Department

Charles Pazdernik, Chair. B.A., Cornell University; M. Phil., Oxford University; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University.

Communications, School of

Anthony Thompson, Director. B.S., University of Dallas; M.F.A., Washington University.

Sally Langa, Costume Shop Manager.

Christopher Mahlmann, Technical Director. B.A., Hope College.

Jason Rutter, Photographic Imaging Systems Specialist. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Scott Vanderberg, Communication Facilities Specialist. B.S., Ferris State University.

English Department

Bill Osborn, Chair. B.A.,University of California-San Diego; M.F.A., Bowling Green State University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton.

Geography and Planning Department

Jeroen Wagendorp, Chair. B.S., Aquinas College; M.A., Western Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma.

Geology Department

Virginia Peterson, Chair. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Gregory C. Wilson, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Southern Illinois University.

History Department

Gretchen Galbraith, Chair. B.A., Connecticut College; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Mathematics Department

Edward Aboufadel, Chair. B.S., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Modern Languages and Literatures Department

Anne Caillaud, Chair. M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Johnathon Beals, Assistant to the Language Laboratory Supervisor. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

David Shultz, Laboratory Supervisor. B.A., Principia College; M.A., Berklee School of Music, Webster University.

Movement Sciences Department

Brian Hatzel, Chair. B.S., University of Florida; M.S., Ball State University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Music Department

Danny Phipps, Chair. B.M., The Curtis Institute of Music; M.M., D.M.A., The Catholic University of America.

Jill Hamilton, Facilities and Operations Manager/Designer. B.A., Butler University; M.A., University of Cincinnati.

Jack Lane, Box Office Manager.

Valerie Stoelzel, Concert/Arts Information Coordinator. B.M., Saint Mary’s College of Notre Dame.

Philosophy Department

Stephen Rowe, Interim Chair. B.A.,Colgate University; M.Th., A.M., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Political Sciences Department

Mark Richards, Chair. M.S., University of Oregon; B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Physics Department

Karen Gipson, Chair. B.S., North Texas State University; M.S., University of North Texas; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Natalie Armstrong, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Psychology Department

Robert Hendersen, Chair. B.A., Reed College; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Regional Math and Science Center

Karen Meyers, Director. B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Michigan State University.

Margo Dill, Program Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute

Alan Steinman, Director. B.S., University of Vermont; M.S., University of Rhode Island; Ph.D., Oregon State University.

Rodney Denning, Research Associate I. B.S., Michigan State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Anthony Fiore Jr., Fleet Captain.

John Koches, Associate Research Scientist. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Miami University.

Mary Ogdahl, Research Assistant II. B.A., Wittenberg University; M.S., Indiana University.

James O’Keefe, Research Assistant II. B.S., Towson State University.

Brian Scull, Research Assistant I. A.S., Santa Fe Community College.

Kurt Thompson, Research Associate I. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Janet Vail, Associate Research Scientist. B.S., University of Michigan; M.A., University of California Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Sociology Department

Marshall Battani, Chair. B.A., San Francisco State University; M.F.A., University of Arizona; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.

Statistics Department

Paul Stephenson, Chair. B.S., Bob Jones University; M.S., Ph.D., Clemson University.

Writing Department

Daniel Royer, Chair. B.A., Washburn University; M.A., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Kirkhof College of Nursing

Cynthia A. McCurren, Dean of Kirkhof College of Nursing. B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Missouri; Ph.D., University of Kentucky.

Cynthia Coviak, Associate Dean, Research and Faculty Development. B.S.N., Michigan State University; M.S.N., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Linda Scott, Associate Dean, Graduate Programs. B.S.N., Michigan State University; M.S.N., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Elaine Van Doren, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, B.S.N., M.S.N., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Western Michigan University.

Ruth Ann Brintnall, Interim Associate Dean for Practice. B.A., Aquinas College; M.S.N., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Rush University.

Linda Buck, Academic Advisor. B.S., Nazareth College.

Erin Busscher, Academic Advisor. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Angela Caruso, Academic Advisor. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Cassonya Carter Pugh, Director, Office of Student Services. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Janis Coye, Academic Community Liaison. B.S.N., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Mary Jo Miedema, Nurse Case Manager/Educator. B.S.N., Grand Valley State University.

Wanda Moerland, Academic Advisor. B.S.N., Grand Valley State University.

Rebecca Sypniewski, Nurse Practitioner. B.S, Saint Mary’s College; M.S.N., Grand Valley State University.

Seidman College of Business

H. James Williams, Dean of the Seidman College of Business. Interim Director of the School of Accounting. B.S., North Carolina Central University; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Georgia; LL.M., J.D., Georgetown University Law Center.

John Reifel, Associate Dean. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Lavonne Herrera, Director of External Relations and Communications. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Paul Isely, Chair of the Department of Economics. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Sridhar Sundaram, Chair of the Department of Finance. B.Com. and M.Com., PSG College of Arts and Science, India; M.B.A. and D.B.A., Southern Illinois University.

Jaideep Motwani, Chair of the Department of Management. B.B.A., Bombay University; M.B.A., Sam Houston State University; Ph.D., University of North Texas.

Suzeanne Benet, Chair of the Department of Marketing. B.S., Jacksonville State University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Claudia Bajema, Director of Graduate Business Programs. B.S., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Leigh Brownley, Director of Undergraduate Business Programs. B.S. in BA, Central Michigan University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University. Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising, Kansas State University.

Marianne Fischer, Academic Advisor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Christopher Gillespie, SAP System Administrator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Tami Kraker, Academic Advisor. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Koleta Moore, Assistant Director of Graduate Programs. B.A., University of California; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Alexandra Schmid, Special Programs Coordinator. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Center for Entrepreneurship

Shorouq Al Mallah, Resource Manager. B.A., M.I.S., Indiana University.

Family Owned Business Institute

Candace Dugan, Program Coordinator. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Central Michigan University; J.D., University of Michigan.

H. James Williams, Interim Director. B.S., North Carolina Central University; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Georgia; L.L.M., J.D., Georgetown University Law Center.

Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center

Carol Lopucki, State Director. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

John Balbach, Technology Business Consultant. B.S., Miami University; M.A., St. John’s College.

Anna Bier, Technology Business Consultant. B.A., Virginia Polytechnic and State University; M.S., Texas A&M University.

Joanne Bonventre, Business Intake Consultant. B.S., Aquinas College.

Jennifer Deamud, Marketing Manager/ Graphics Designer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Mary Sue Hoffman, Technology Business Consultant. B.A., Michigan State University; J.D., University of Pittsburgh.

Thomas Kelly, Technology Business Consultant. B.S., Clarkson University; M.B.A., University of Michigan.

Sienna Mavima, Information Manager and Assistant to the Director. B.A., University of Zimbabwe; M.I.S.D., Florida State University.

Arcadio Ramirez, Technology Business Consultant. B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Stanford University Law School.

Philip Tepley, Technology Business Consultant. B.A., University of Michigan.

Carole Williams, Finance Manager. B.B.A., University of Michigan, M.B.A., Clark Atlanta University.

Small Business & Technology Development Center, Region 7

Dante Villarreal, Regional Director. B.B.A., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Nancy Boese, Business Tools Specialist. B.B.A., Davenport College; M.B.A., Western Michigan University.

Jeanne Ferro, Business Counselor. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Joanne Fowler, Business Intake Consultant. B.S., Aquinas College.

David Sayers, Senior Business Counselor. B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Jay P. Van Andel Global Trade Center

Sonja Johnson, Executive Director. B.S., Mankato State University.

Mark Bleckley, Associate Director. B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.B.A., Western Michigan University.

Yalin Song, Global Resource Specialist. B.A., Liaoning University; M.A., George Washington University.

Sharon Ward, Global Resource Specialist. B.A., National University of Singapore.

Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Paul D. Plotkowski, Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Oakland University.

Paul D. Johnson, Assistant Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing. Professor of Engineering. B.A., Houghton College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Paul Leidig, Assistant Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing. Director, School of Computing and Information Systems. B.S., Eastern Mennonite College; M.B.A., James Madison University; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Charles Standridge, Assistant Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing. Director, School of Engineering. B.S., Washington University; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University.

Robert Bero, Laboratory Supervisor, School of Engineering.

Robert Freidhoff, Student Services Coordinator. B.S, M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Ronald Grew, Laboratory Supervisor, School of Engineering. B.A., Baker College.

Jessica M. Noble, Student Services Coordinator, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing. B.S., Kettering University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Carl Strebel, Systems Analyst, School of Computing and Information Systems. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Ira Woodring, Laboratory Systems Administrator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Graduate Studies

Jeffery Potteiger, Dean of Graduate Studies. B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., McDaniel College; Ph.D., Auburn University.

John Stevenson, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Grants Administration

Christine Chamberlain, Director of Grants Development and Administration. B.A., Skidmore College.

Beverly Dickinson, Grants and Contracts Specialist. B.A., Michigan State University.

Paul Reitemeier, Chair, Human Research Review Committee. B.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison; M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

University Libraries

Lee Van Orsdel, Dean. B.A., Samford University; M.A., Florida State University; M.S.L.S., University of Alabama.

Dorothy Alt, Acquisitions/Cataloging Manager. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Robert Beasecker, Director of Special Collections. A.B., Hillsdale College; A.M.L.S., University of Michigan.

Jeffrey Daniels, Electronic Resources Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Lynell De Wind, Director of Administrative Services. B.B.A., Andrews University; M.S.I., University of Michigan.

Jason Durham, Operations Manager, Pew Libraries. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Julie Garrison, Director of Research and Instructional Services. B.A., University of Michigan; M.L.I.S., University of California-Los Angeles.

Sarah Lowen, Administrative Services Manager. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Brian Merry, Operations Manager, Pew Campus Libraries. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Mary Morgan, Administrative Services Manager. B.S., Jordan College Energy Institute.

Nancy Richard, University Archivist. B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.L.I.S., Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

Patrick Roth, Technology Projects Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Linda Woods, Library Reference Services Manager. B.Ed., University of Toledo.

Academic Services

Lynn Blue, Vice Provost and Dean of Academic Services and Information Technology. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Admissions

Jodi Chycinski, Director of Admissions. B.B.A., Davenport College; M.B.A., Western Michigan University.

Michael Eichberger, Assistant Director of Admissions. B.S., Grand Valley State University., M.P.A, Grand Valley State University.

Lauren Flanagan, Admissions Counselor. B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

E. Chris Hendree, Associate Director of Admissions. B.A., Taylor University; M.A., Webster University.

Sylvia Hernandez, Assistant Director of Admissions. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Wallace Holder, Assistant Director of Admissions. B.A., Grand Valley State University: M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Tracey James-Heer, Associate Director of Admissions. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Michigan State University.

Eric Johnson, Data Communication Specialist. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Michelle Loving-McKay, Associate Director of Admissions. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.P.A., Wayne State University.

Luis Lozano, Admissions Counselor. B.A., University of Michigan.

Elizabeth Bonnell, Admissions Counselor. B.A., Olivet College; M.A., Spring Arbor University.

Melanie Retberg, Associate Director of Admissions. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Benjamin Rhodes, Admissions Counselor, B.A., Cornerstone University.

Bonnie Ulmer-DeGraves, Associate Director of Admissions. B.S., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Erika Wallace, Financial Aid and Admissions Counselor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Financial Aid Office

Michelle Rhodes. Director of Financial Aid. B.B.A., Western Michigan University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Heather Fowler-Voshel, Financial Aid Counselor. B.A., Hope College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Marnique Harris, Interim Associate Director of Financial Aid. B.S., M.A., Western Michigan University.

Detwann Johnson, Financial Aid Counselor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Sheila Klemm, Associate Director of Financial Aid. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Elizabeth Le, Financial Aid Counselor. B.B.A., Davenport University.

Shantel Lofiego, Financial Aid Counselor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Lisa Martin, Associate Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Cornerstone University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Jenna Poll, Assistant Director of Financial Aid. B.A. Hope College.

Rebecca Rahn, Assistant Director of Financial Aid. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Christine F. Scott, Associate Director of Financial Aid. B.S., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Sherril Soman, Interim Director of Financial Aid. B.Sc., Prairie View A & M University; Ph.D., Purdue University. 

Bonnie Visser, Assistant Director of Financial Aid.

Erika Wallace, Financial Aid and Admissions Counselor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Information Technology

Susan Korzinek, Director of Information Technology. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Daniel Barricklow, Senior Network Systems Engineer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Sheryl Barricklow, Academic Systems Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Scott Benjamin, Academic Systems Coordinator. B.B.A., Cleary University.

Thomas Beukema, Network Systems Engineer.

Irene Bhaskaran, Oracle Database Administrator. B.E., Government College of Engineering.

Yvonne Bird, Network Systems Engineer. A.S., Davenport College.

Karen Burchard, Academic Systems Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

David Chapman, AV Systems Coordinator. B.A., Michigan State University.

Katherine Clark, Systems Analyst. B.S., Baker College.

Glenna Decker, Instructional Design Specialist. B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Luke DeMott, Network Systems Engineer, B.S., Ferris State University.

Karen Denby, Network Systems Engineer.

Jayne Dissette, Academic Systems Supervisor. B.S., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Elizabeth Eubanks, Computer Operations Supervisor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Janet Felker, Telephone Business Manager.

William Fisher, Associate Director, Technical Services. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Michael Grannan, Systems Analyst. B.S., Lawrence Technological University; M.A., Wayne State University.

Heather Hardy, Technology Supply Coordinator. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Paul Harmelink, Academic Systems Coordinator. B.A., Kalamazoo College.

Matthew Hodgman, Laboratory Supervisor. B.S., Michigan Technological University.

Mary Jo Hills, Systems Analyst. B.S., M.S., Michigan Technological University; M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Nancy Hoffman, Systems Analyst. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Robert Holcomb, CTS Desktop Support Supervisor. B.A., Central Michigan University.

Susan Johnson, Systems Analyst. B.S., Bemidji State University.

Kimberly Kenward, Instructional Design Specialist. B.A., Aquinas College; M.I.L.S., University of Michigan.

John Klein, Associate Director, Academic Services. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

David Krueger, Network Systems Engineer. B.S., Western Michigan University.

Jason Kunnen, Network Systems Supervisor - Desktop/Server Architecture and Services. B.B.A., B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Edward Lindeman, Associate Director, Administrative Systems. B.S., Ferris State University.

James McPherson, Network Systems Supervisor - Infrastructure and Telecommunications. B.S., Lake Superior State University.

Thomas Norman, Systems Analyst. B.A., Alma College.

Pamela Potter, Administrative Computing Project Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Kenneth Radlick, Administrative Systems Architect. B.S., University of Michigan. M.S., Grand Valley State University.

David Reed, Network Systems Engineer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Mary Reimink, Systems Analyst. B.S., Ferris State University.

Thomas Reisterer, Systems Analyst.

Jacob Romero, Systems Analyst. B.S., Central Michigan University.

Daniel Rublein, Network Systems Engineer. B.S., Davenport University.

Joy Seeley, Senior Network Systems Engineer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Brian Snyder, Web Programmer. B.S., Western Michigan University.

Vincent St. Germain, Academic Systems Coordinator. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Bogdan Teodorescu, Senior Systems Database Administrator. B.S., Davenport University.

Maria Thelen, Administrative Systems Supervisor. B.S., Ferris State University.

David Van Sweden, Network Systems Engineer. B.A., Oakland University; M.P.A., Western Michigan University.

Rose Weinrich, Systems Analyst. A.S., B.B.A., Davenport College.

John Wezeman, CTS Helpdesk Supervisor. B.S., Calvin College.

Allen Whipps, Systems Analyst. B.S.B.A., Aquinas College.

Records and Registration

Jerry Montag, Registrar. B.A., City University of New York - Herbert H. Lehman College; M.A., Columbia University.

Pamela Bacon, Records Project Coordinator. B.A., Aquinas College.

Laura Galbavi, Assistant Registrar. B.A., University of Michigan.

Elyse Glass, Associate Registrar. B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Julia Henshaw, Project Coordinator. B.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

Christy Mayo, Associate Registrar. B.S.B.A., Auburn University; M.A., University of Phoenix.

Mary Medendorp, Associate Registrar.

Amanda Sterling, Records Project Coordinator. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Karen VanTimmeren, Assistant Registrar.

William Widmaier, Associate Registrar. B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Ball State University.

Student Academic Success Center (SASC)

Michael Messner, Director of Student Academic Success Center. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Alicia Adell, Academic Advisor. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Damon Arnold, Director of Academic Advising for Athletic Programs. B.A., M.A., California State University at Chico; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Marnie Parris-Bingle, Program Advisor. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Muriel Lutes, Associate Director of Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program/TRiO. B.Ph., Grand Valley State University; M.A, M.S.W., Western Michigan University.

Victoria Powers, Program Advisor. B.A., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Jackie Rautio, Coordinator of Learning and Study Skills Development and Academic Advisor. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Melissa Selby-Theut, Director of Educational Support Program. B.A., Concordia University; M.S.W., Grand Valley State University.

Arneada Smith Alexander, Director of TRiO McNair Scholars Program. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Karel Swanson, Coordinator of Structured Learning Assistance Program and Academic Advisor. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Joyce Van Baak, Director of Tutoring and Academic Advisor. B.S., M.A., Oakland University.

Sulari White, Associate Director of Student Academic Success Center and Academic Advisor. B.A., Calvin College; M.B.A., Western Michigan University.

Student Services

H. Bart Merkle, Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. B.A., Hope College; M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan University.

Steven Lipnicki, Assistant Dean of Students. B.S., State University of New York College at Oneonta; M.A., Michigan State University.

Diana Pace, Associate Dean of Students. B.A., Duke University; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Dakota.

Virginia Randall, Associate Dean of Students. B.A., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Career Services

Troy Farley, Director of Career Services. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Rachel Becklin, Assistant Director of Career Services. B.A., Western Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Janean Brown, Assistant Director of Career Services. B.S., M.Ed. Grand Valley State University.

Thomas Demmon, Associate Director of Career Services. B.S.E., M.S.E., University of Michigan.

Breeann Gorham, Assistant Director of Career Services. B.S., M.A., Central Michigan University.

Ginger Lange, Associate Director of Career Services. B.S., M.A., Michigan State University.

Susan Proctor, Assistant Director of Career Services. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Megan Riksen, Assistant Director of Career Services. B.A., University of Michigan; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Lori Staggs, Assistant Director of Career Services. B.A., Hope College; M.A., California State University, San Bernardino.

Children’s Enrichment Center

Sharalle Arnold, Director, Children’s Enrichment Center. B.A., California State University; M.A., Washington State University.

Counseling and Career Development Center

Barbara Palombi, Director of Counseling and Career Development Center. B.A., Luther College; M.A., Pacific Lutheran University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Brian Bossick, Senior Counselor. B.S., John Carroll University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Akron.

Wayne Kinzie, Psychologist. B.A., Bridgewater College; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Eric Klingensmith, Psychologist. B.S., University of Central Florida; Psy.D., Antioch University.

Pamela Miller, Psychologist and Assistant Director of Counseling and Career Development Center. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S.W., Washington University; Ph.D., Georgia State University.

Amber Roberts, Psychologist and Assistant Director of Counseling and Career Development Center. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Michigan State University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Mary Sharp, Social Worker. B.A., Michigan State University; M.S.W., University of Michigan.

Harriet Singleton, Senior Counselor. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Mary Jo Thiel, Psychologist. B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Western Michigan University.

John Zaugra, Senior Counselor. B.S., Southern Illinois University; M.S., Illinois State University; M.A., Roosevelt University; Ed.D., University of Montana.

Campus Recreation

Robert Gildersleeve, Director of Campus Recreation. B.B.A., M.S., Eastern Michigan University.

Amy Campbell, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation. B.S., Hillsdale College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Laura Kennett, Associate Director of Campus Recreation. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.S., Michigan State University.

John Rosick, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation. B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Housing and Residence Life

Andrew Beachnau, Director of Housing and Residence Life. B.A., Alma College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Colleen Bailey, Assistant Director - Residence Education. B.S., M.A., Michigan State University.

Kristen Evans, Living Center Director. B.S., Western Michigan University.

Abigail Forbes, Associate Director and Financial Manager of Housing. B.A., M.A., Michigan State University.

Takeelia Garrett-Lynn, Assistant Director of Housing. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Jarod Holt, Living Center/Apartment Director. B.S., University of South Carolina-Aiken.

Yoel Joa, Living Center Director. B.S., Michigan State University; M.S., Indiana University.

Leena Karsan, Living Center Director. B.S., Eastern Michigan University; M.Ed., University of South Carolina.

Brenda Mitchner, Associate Director of Housing. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Reynaldo Soares, Living Center Director. B.S., B.A., M.Ed., University of West Florida.

Emily Straker, Living Center/Apartment Director. B.A., Arizona State University.

Brandie Tenney, Assistant Director of Housing. B.B.A., Western Michigan University; M.Ed., North Carolina State University.

Elizabeth Thimmesch-Harpold, Living Center Director. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

DeWoyne White, Living Center Director. B.B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

MarcQus Wright, Assistant Director of Housing. B.S., M.S., Illinois State University.

LGBT Resource Center

Colette Beighley, Director of LGBT Resource Center. B.A., M.S., California State University.

Multicultural Affairs

Constance Dang, Director of Multicultural Affairs. B.S., Western Michigan University; M.P.A Grand Valley State University.

Gricelda Estrada, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Kristie Scanlon, Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs. B.S.W., Grand Valley State University; M.S.W., Western Michigan University.

Bobby Springer, Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs. B.A., University of North Carolina; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Student Life and Event Services

Robert Stoll, Director of Student Life and Event Services. B.S., M.A., Northern Michigan University.

John Bancheri, Head Men’s and Women’s Rowing Coach. B.A., University of Charleston; M.A., Marietta College.

Michelle Burke, Associate Director of Student Life. B.A., Florida State University; M.A., University of South Carolina.

Thomas Coy, Assistant Director of Student Life. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.Ed., Wright State University.

Aaron Haight, Assistant Director of Student Life. B.A.A., Central Michigan University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University; Ed.D., Eastern Michigan University.

Valerie Jones, Assistant Director of Student Life. B.A., Central Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Frederick Mooney, Assistant Director of Events Services. B.S., Eastern Michigan University, M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

LeaAnn Tibbe, Assistant Director of Student Life. B.A., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Women’s Center

Marlene Kowalski-Braun, Director of Women’s Center. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.A., Ball State University.

JoAnn Wassenaar, Associate Director of Women’s Center. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Ashley Nickels, Assistant Director of Womens Center. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

University Relations

Matthew E. McLogan, Vice President for University Relations. B.A., M.A., Western Michigan University.

News and Information Services

Mary Eilleen Lyon, Assistant Vice President. B.A., University of Georgia, M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Dottie Barnes, Communications Specialist. B.A.A., Central Michigan University., M.S. Grand Valley State University.

Brian J. Bowe, Communications Specialist/Web Editor. B.A., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Michele Coffill, Communications Specialist/Editor. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Delta State University.

Elizabeth Lienau, Photography Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Mary Isea Pirkola, Communications Specialist. B.A., Michigan State University.

Amanda Pitts, Photographer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Bernadine Carey-Tucker, Photography Services Manager. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Public Broadcasting: WGVU/WGVK-TV, WGVU-AM/FM

Michael T. Walenta, General Manager, WGVU Public Broadcasting. B.S., M.S., Central Michigan University.

Richard Bierling, Production Coordinator, WGVU. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Kimberly Brummel, Underwriting Sales Representative, WGVU. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Patrick Center, News and Public Affairs Manager, WGVU. B.S., Ohio University.

Stephen Chappell, Grants Writer, WGVU. B.A., Hope College.

Barbara Christl, Business and Information Manager, WGVU. B.S., DePaul University.

Timothy Eernisse, Marketing and Development Manager, WGVU.

Bradley Gordon, Marketing Coordinator, WGVU. B.S., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Gary Hunt, Underwriting Manager, WGVU.

Shelley Irwin, Producer-Anchor, WGVU. B.S., Indiana University; M.S., University of Indianapolis.

Linda Kennedy, Membership Coordinator, WGVU.

Michael Kluczyk, Web/Graphic Designer, WGVU. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Ken Kolbe, Assistant General Manager, WGVU. B.A., Central Michigan University; M.B.A. Grand Valley State University.

Dave Kramer, Underwriting Representative, WGVU. B.S. Aquinas College.

Phil Lane, Production Manager, WGVU. B.A., Indiana University.

Robert Lumbert, Director of Engineering, WGVU. B.S., Ferris State University.

James Marcusse, Underwriting Sales Representative, WGVU. B.A., Michigan State University.

David Moore, Producer-Announcer, WGVU.

Len O’Kelly, A.M. Radio Program Director, WGVU. A.A., Grand Rapids Community College, B.E.S. Lewis University.

David Oliver, Engineering Supervisor, WGVU. A.A., University of Laverne.

Dan Phelps, Underwriting Representative, WGVU.

James Rademaker, Fundraising Coordinator, WGVU. B.A., Western Washington University.

Jackie Sirianni, Underwriting Representative, WGVU.

Edward Spier Jr., Project Manager and Traffic Supervisor, WGVU. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

James VanderMaas, Producer-Director, WGVU. B.A.A., Central Michigan University.

Scott Vander Werf, Music Director, WGVU. B.A., Aquinas College.

Institutional Marketing

Rhonda Lubberts, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Marketing. B.A., Calvin College.

Jennifer Allard, Recruitment Communications Manager. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Bryan Bickford, Advertising and Communications Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Nancy Crittenden, University Communications Manager. B.A., Hope College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Jacqueline Cuppy, Creative Services Manager. B.F.A., Grand Valley State University.

Brittany Hunter, Web Developer. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Richard Luce, Senior Graphic Designer. B.F.A., Kendall College of Art and Design.

Nicholas Nelson, Web Developer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Christine Parkes-Schaw, Graphic Designer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Thomas Pikes, Web Developer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Dave Poortvliet, Web Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Benjamin Rapin, Web Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University, M.S., Ferris State University.

Kelley Rogers, Web Designer.  B.A.S., Davenport University.

Sally Schoen, University Communications Coordinator.  B.S., Ferris State University.

Daniel Slaughter, Web Developer. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Nick Viau, Recruitment Communications Coordinator. B.A., M.S., Grand Valley State University.

John Zerfas, Graphic Designer. B.S., Ferris State University.

University Development

Maribeth Wardrop, Vice President for University Development. B.A.G.E., Aquinas College.

Scott Blinkhorn, Assistant Vice President. B.S., Central Michigan University.

Amy Bross, Communications Manager. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Briette Bryant, Scholarships and Fellowships Manager. B.B.A., Northwood University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Todd Buchta, Director of Communications. B.A., Brown University; M.S., University of Michigan.

Mary Darrow, Assistant Director of Systems and Training. B.S.B.A., Central Michigan University; M.B.A., Saginaw Valley State University.

Steven de Polo, Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. A.B., University of Michigan-Dearborn; M.A., Temple University.

Jill Dooley, Director of Annual Giving. B.A., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University. 

Nora English, Director of Special Events and Donor Relations. B.B.A., Davenport University.

Nancy French, Senior Director of Communications. B.A., Michigan State University; M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Kristin Linscott, Alumni Leadership Giving Officer. B.A., University of Michigan.

Karen Loth, Assistant Vice President for Development. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Michelle Olmsted, Development Officer. B.S., Western Michigan University; M.S., Georgia State University.

Shaun Shira, Annual Giving Manager. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Jennifer Wardrop, Director of Corporate Giving. B.A., Aquinas College.

Sadie Wolff, Manager Prospect Research and Development. B.S., Azusa Pacific University.

Heather Zeoli, Parent and Family Program Manager. B.A., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Alumni Relations

Christopher Barbee, Director of Alumni Relations. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Melinda Earley, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations. M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Kimberly Schmidt, Associate Director of Alumni Relations. B.A., M.P.A. Grand Valley State University.

Abigayle Sloan, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies

Gleaves Whitney, Director. B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Michigan.

Mandi Bird, Event Planner. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Brian Flanagan, Associate Director. B.A., University of Notre Dame.

Inclusion and Equity

Jeanne J. Arnold, Vice President for Inclusion and Equity. B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.S.W., Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania.

Jessie Holland, Assistant to the Vice President of Inclusion and Equity.

Affirmative Action

Dwight K. Hamilton, J.D., Assistant Vice President for Affirmative Action. B.A., Michigan State University; J.D., Wayne State University Law School.

Disability Support Services

Kathleen VanderVeen, Director of Disability Support Services. B.S., M.Ed., Grand Valley State University. 

Angela Amerson, Testing Coordinator, Disability Support Services.

Jason Osborne, Advisor, Disability Support Services. B.S. Central Michigan University.

Jeffrey Sykes, Assistive Technology Coordinator. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Mary VanPopering, Disability Support Services Assistant. B.S., Grand Valley State University

Shontaye Witcher, Assistant Director, Disability Support Services. B.S., M.S.W., Michigan State University.
Intercultural Training.

Finance and Administration

James Bachmeier, Vice President for Finance and Administration. B.B.A., Black Hills State University; M.B.A., Chadron State College

Athletics

Tim Selgo, Director of Athletics. B.Ed., M.Ed., University of Toledo.

Lou Andreadis, Associate Track and Field/Cross Country Coach. B.S., Butler University.

Damon Arnold, Director of Academic Advising for Athletic Programs. B.A., M.A., California State University; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Jerry Baltes, Head Track, Field and Cross Country Coach. B.S., Butler University.

Jeffrey Bauer, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

Meghan Berry, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Oklahoma State University.

Andrew Boyce, Head Coach-Men and Women’s Swimming and Diving and Coordinator Aquatics. B.S., Ball State University.

Eddie Brown, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Michigan State University.

Janel Burgess, Head Women’s Basketball Coach. B.S., Iowa State University.

Dana Callihan, Assistant Softball Coach. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Erica Demers, Assistant Soccer Coach. B.S., Oakland University.

Jamie Detillion, Assistant Baseball Coach. B.S., Ashland University.

David DiIanni, Head Women’s Soccer Coach. B.A., Spring Arbor University.

Donald Foster, Assistant Sports Information Director. B.A., Ashland University.

Gretchen Gariepy, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

John Ginn, Associate Football Coach. B.A., Emory and Henry College; M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Alicia Groveston, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. B.A., M.B.A., Salisbury University.

Katharine Harmon, Fieldhouse Facilities Manager. B.S., Northern Michigan University; M.A., Central Michigan University.

Roger Karns, Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach and Assistant Aquatics Coordinator. B.S., Ball State University; M.S., Indiana University.

John Koehler, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Hanover College.

Douglas Lipinski, Associate Director of Athletics for Marketing. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Steven Lyon, Head Baseball Coach. B.S., Wayne State University; M.S., Ohio State University.

Rebecca Mailloux, Head Women’s Golf Coach. B.S. , University of South Florida.

Eliza MacDonald, Assistant Athletic Trainer. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Whitney Marsh, Assistant Manager, Athletic and Recreation Facilities Management. B.S., Aquinas College; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Matthew Mitchell, Head Football Coach. B.S., Cornell College.

Walter Moore, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. B.S., Central Michigan University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Timothy Morrison, Assistant Football Coach. B.A., Wartburg College; M.A., Viterbo University.

Timothy Nott, Associate Director of Athletics for Media Relations. B.A., Central Michigan University.

Nicholas Postma, Assistant Football Coach. B.S., Saginaw Valley State University.

Keith Roberts, Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country Coach. B.A., Kent State University; M.Ed., Heidelberg University.

Deanne Scanlon, Head Women’s Volleyball Coach. B.S., Eastern Kentucky University.

Christopher Simpson, Assistant Football Coach. B.S., M.S., University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.

Mark Stoessner, Head Athletic Trainer. B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Northern Michigan University.

Lisa Sweany, Senior Associate Director of Athletics. B.S., Tri-State University; M.S., Ball State University.

Jill Vanderende, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach. B.S., Lake Superior State University; M.B.A., University of Findlay.

Craig Vlietstra, Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach. B.B.A., Western Michigan University; M.A., Siena Heights University.

Erika Walker, Assistant Women’s LaCrosse Coach. B.A., McDaniel College; M.B.A., Robert Morris University.

Bradley Wallace, Fieldhouse Facilities Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University; M.S., Southern Illinois University.

Richard Wesley, Head Men’s Basketball Coach. B.S., Central Michigan University.

Douglas Witte, Athletics Web and Graphics Designer. B.A., Cornerstone University; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Douglas Woods, Head Women’s Softball Coach. B.S., University of Toledo; M.Ed., Grand Valley State University.

Matthew Yoches, Assistant Football Coach. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Business and Finance

Brian Copeland, Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance. B.B.A., M.B.A., Western Michigan University. C.P.A.

Martin Ashcraft, Client Services Manager. B.S.B.A., Central Michigan University. C.M.P.

Jennifer Bellow, Accountant. B.B.A., M.B.A., Grand Valley State University. 

Ritchard Bentley, Assistant Bookstore Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Christopher Boerma, Bookstore Systems Coordinator.

Pamela Brenzing, Controller. B.S., Calvin College; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University. C.P.A.

Luanne Brown, Payroll Manager. B.S., Cornerstone University.

Ester Burns, Assistant Director of Procurement Services. A.A., Delta College.

Karen Chavez, Student Accounts Manager. B.B.A., Western Michigan University.

Jean Conzelmann, Billings Services Supervisor. B.B.A., Saginaw Valley State University; B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Audra Courtade, Accountant. B.A. Hope College, C.P.A.

Erik Dane, Client Services Manager. B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.B.A., Davenport University.

Kyle Douglass, Assistant Bookstore Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Michael Doxey, Director of Business Services, B.B.A., Western Michigan University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Tony Glaab, Associate Bookstore Manager. B.S., Slippery Rock University.

Elizabeth Junglas, Assistant Bookstore Manager. A.A., Grand Rapids Community College; B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Lynn Krupansky, Business Operations Coordinator.

Brenda Lindberg, Associate Controller. B.S., B.A., Central Michigan University.

Michelle McCloud, Grants Senior Accountant. B.B.A., M.B.A., Davenport University.

Martha Moore, Senior Accountant. A.A., Grand Rapids Community College; B.B.A., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Kim Patrick, Director of Procurement Services. B.A., Spring Arbor University.

Jerrod Nickels, Bookstore Manager. B.A., Aquinas College.

Amy Oosting, Assistant Bookstore Manager. B.S., Central Michigan University.

Valerie Rhodes-Sorrelle, Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist. B.S., Ferris State University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University; C.P.M., A.P.P.

Jennifer Schick, Assistant Controller. B.B.A., Western Michigan University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Kip Smalligan, Senior Strategic Sourcing Specialist. B.A., Calvin College.

Brian VanDoeselaar, Associate Controller. B.S., Aquinas College; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

David VanderSloot, Director of Conference Planning and Hospitality Services. A.A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College; A.A.S. Johnson and Wales University; B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University. B.M.P., C.M.M.

Susan Votsch, Collections Supervisor. B.A., Baker College.

Doug Wentworth, Associate Bookstore Manager. B.S.B.A., Central Michigan University.

Andrea Westdorp, Senior Accountant. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University. C.P.A.

Cynthia Winowiecki, Client Services Manager. C.M.P.

Kathleen Wright, Client Services Manager. B.A., Aquinas College. C.M.P.

Facilities Planning

James Moyer, Assistant Vice President for Facilities Planning. B.ARCH., Howard University.

Robert Brown, Assistant Director of Facilities Planning. B.ARCH., University of Miami.

James Flanders, Project Manager. B.S., Ferris State University.

Karen Ingle, Project Manager. B.S., Michigan State University.

Paul Nederveld, Space and Move Planner. B.S., Ferris State University.

Bradley Newman, Project Manager. B.S., Lake Superior State University.

Scott Whisler, Project Manager. B.S., Lawrence Technological University.

Facilities Services

Timothy Thimmesch, Assistant Vice President for Facilities Services. B.S., Kansas Newman College; M.S., Grand Valley State University.

Janet Aubil, Facilities Services Supervisor. B.S., Western Michigan University.

David Cox, Safety Manager. B.S., Grand Valley State University., A.S., Michigan Technological University.

David Feenstra, Maintenance Supervisor.

Steven Leeser, Facilities Services Supervisor. B.M.E., University of Michigan; M.M.E., Michigan State University; M.S., Central Michigan University.

Jeffrey Marcinkowski, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Raven McClinon, Assistant Facilities Services Supervisor. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Gloria Myaard, Facilities Services Supervisor.

Terry Pahl, Facilities Engineer. B.S.E., Calvin College; B.S., Western Michigan University.

Edward Simon, Assistant Grounds Supervisor. A.S., Ferris State University.

Steven Snell, Arborist. B.S., Michigan State University.

Kenneth Stanton, Facilities Services Supervisor. B.A., Spring Arbor College.

Edward Wierzbicki, Assistant Facilities Services Supervisor. B.S., Aquinas College.

Human Resources

D. Scott Richardson, Associate Vice President for Human Resources. B.S., M.S.A., Central Michigan University.

Tara Bivens, Benefits Specialist. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Lindsey DesArmo, Health and Wellness Coordinator. B.A., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Elizabeth Evans, Human Resources Representative. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University; M.S.A., Central Michigan University.

Ruthanne Griffin, Manager, e-HR Initiatives. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Sue Lindrup, Employment Manager. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Bonnie Maka, Human Resources Specialist.

Margaret McCrystal, Director of Staff Relations. B.S., University of Miami; M.A., Central Michigan University; J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

Susan Sloop, Work Life Consultant. B.S., Ferris State University; Elementary Teaching Degree, Grand Valley State University.

David Smith, Director of Benefits and Wellness. B.A., Nazareth College.

Linda Yuhas, Director of Compensation and Employment Services. B.S., Indiana University; M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Meadows Golf Club

Terry Sack, General Manager, Meadows Golf Club. B.S., Ferris State University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Jeffrey Bodziak, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. A.A., Grand Rapids Community College; Technology Certificate, Michigan State University.

Ronald Dahlin, Golf Course Superintendent. B.S., M.S., Colorado State University: CGCS.

Donald Underwood, Golf Professional. B.S., Ferris State University; P.G.A. Class “A” certification.

Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center

T. Arnold (Arn) Boezaart. Director, MAREC. B,S, Michigan State University; M.S.W., University of Michigan.

Kim Walton, Program Coordinator. B.S., Appalachian State University; M.A., Western Michigan University.

Pew Campus and Regional Centers-Operations

Lisa Haynes, Assistant Vice President, Pew Campus and Regional Centers. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Erin Babson, Manager of Operations, Pew Campus and Regional Centers. B.A., Grand Valley State University.

William Lucksted, Manager of Operations, Pew Campus and Regional Centers. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Ronald Villanueva, Manager of Operations, Pew Campus and Regional Centers. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Pew Campus and Regional Centers-Security

Lucius Hawkins, Security Manager. B.S., M.P.A., Grand Valley State University.

Russell Wolff, Director of Security. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

Public Safety Services

Barbara Bergers, Director of Public Safety Services. B.S., Wayne State University. M.S., Central Michigan University.

Brandon DeHaan, Assistant Director of Public Safety Services. B.S., Grand Valley State University.

University Budgets

Jeffrey Musser, Assistant Vice President for University Budgets. B.S., Ferris State University; M.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Davidpaul Lemmen, Senior Budget Analyst. B.B.A., Davenport University.

Star Raymond, Associate Director of University Budgets. B.B.A., Grand Valley State University.

Terri Suess, Senior Budget Analyst. B.B.A., Western Michigan University.

West Michigan Science and Technology Initiative

Richard Cook, Interim Executive Director and Venture Center Director. B.S., University of Michigan; M.C.E., Western Theological Seminary; M.M., Aquinas College.

 

 

 

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