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Colorado Christian University    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


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Office of the President
Board of Trustees
Faculty
Emeriti Faculty
Distinguished/Visiting Lecturers
Focus Leadership Institute

Office of the President

 

William L. Armstrong
President

John K. Andrews, Jr.
Director, Centennial Institute

Daniel L. Cohrs, CPA
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Shannon Dreyfuss, MBA
Vice President

Paul J. Eldridge, J.D.
Vice President of Development

James S. McCormick, M.A.
Vice President for Student Development

Steven Miller, J.D.
University Counsel

Cherri Parks, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs, College of Undergraduate Studies

Board of Trustees

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William L. Armstrong
Gary E. Armstrong
Terry Considine
Dr. James S. Dixon
Dr. Margaret A. Fomer
Kaye Lynn Fote
Don M. Harwell
Samuel K. Kimbriel
C.W. “Chick” Lee
Terry Leprino
Dr. Gerald W. May
Douglas I. McDonald
Lee McDowell
Tim McTavish
William Pauls
Walt Rakowich
Dr. Dale W. Schaefer
Donald E. Siecke
Dr. John A. Turner
Robert L. Woodson, Sr.

Trustees Emeriti

Dr. Leroy A. Green
Dr. Stanley A. Harwood
Ms. Virginia Mullin
Dr. Kenell J. Touryan

Faculty

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John W. Aldridge, Jr.
Director, Organizational Management; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Regis University;
M.A., Ph.D., Fielding Graduate University

Diane M. Badzinski
Associate Professor of Communication
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara;
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jane Beal
Associate Professor of English
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., M.A., Sonoma State University; Ph.D., University of California-Davis

Janet M. Black
Associate Professor of English
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Eastern College; M.A., Bucknell University; Ph.D., University of Denver

David E. Bosworth
Assistant Professor of Theology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., The Master’s College; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary

Catherine Brondos
Associate Professor of Education
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Concordia Teachers College; M.A., University of Kansas-Lawrence

Sarah F. Burk
Assistant Professor of Education
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Loretto Heights College; M.A., Regis University at Denver

Sidney S. Buzzell
Dean, School of Theology; Professor of Bible Exposition and Leadership
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Philadelphia College of Bible; Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary;
M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Mellani J. Day
Dean, Business and Technology; Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., University of Maryland; M.S., University of Southern California;
DBA, Nova Southeastern University

Megan D. DeVore
Assistant Professor of Classics and Early Christianity
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Colorado Christian University; M.A., University of Colorado;
Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Wales

Diann DeWitt
Assistant Director, RN-BSN Option; Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, Northern Illinois University; MSN, University of Illinois;
Ph.D., Indiana University

James M. Doenges
Associate Professor and Director of Outdoor Leadership Programs
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., M.S., University of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Mark S. Dorn
Associate Professor of Music
College of Undergraduate Studies
BME, M.M., Indiana University; M.A., Colorado Christian University

Cheryl Ann Downey
Clinical Coordinator, M.A. Counseling; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Colorado College; M.A., University of Colorado, Colorado Springs;
Ph.D., University of Hawaii, Manoa

Stanley P. Dyck
Professor of History
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Grace University; B.A., Bellevue University; M.Ed., M.A., Wichita State University;
Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

Gary W. Ewen
Dean, School of Business and Leadership; Professor of Management and Leadership
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Illinois State University; M.Ed., Colorado State University;
DSL, Regent University

Frank F. Eychaner
Associate Professor of Music
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., M.A., Central Washington University; DMA, University of Kentucky

Kyle Fleming
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Worship Studies
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Hamline University; M.M., University of Colorado
DMA Candidate, University of Colorado, Boulder

Joelle P. France
Assistant Professor, M.A. Counseling
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Edinboro University; MSW, Colorado State University; MBA, Colorado Christian University

Nahanni Freeman
Associate Professor of Psychology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Ph.D., Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology, Biola University

Trisha L. Fry
Clinical Coordinator, M.A. Counseling; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Simpson College; M.A., Colorado Christian University

Kristen J. Goree
Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., BSN, MSN, N.D., DNP, University of Colorado

Kyle R. Greenwood
Associate Professor of Old Testament
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., University of Cincinnati; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary;
M.Phil., Ph.D., Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion

Gayle C. Gunderson
Library Director
B.M., University of Colorado; MLS, Emporia State University

Tamara Lynn Hannaway
Associate Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Fort Lewis College; MBA, Westminster University; 

Angela J. Henderson
Assistant Professor of Biology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S. (2), Montana State University
Ph.D., Colorado State University

Janice A. Holvoet
Assistant Director, Western Colorado; Assistant Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, MSN, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Lene M. Jaqua
Associate Professor of Physical and General Science
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Arizona

Amanda Jojola
Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, MSN, Regis University
DNP, University of Colorado, Denver

LaVerne K. Jordan
Dean, Social Sciences and Humanities; Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Purdue University; M.S., University of Arizona

Johann D. Kim
Professor of New Testament
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., University of California Los Angeles;
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; STM, Yale University Divinity School;
Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education

Charles E. King
Professor of Business, Law and Ethics; Dean Emeritus
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Southwestern College; MBA., Northwestern University; J.D., University of Denver

Christa R. Koval
Associate Professor of Chemistry
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Hope College; M.S., California State University; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Christopher Leland
Associate Vice President of Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Debate
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Ripon College; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D. University of Oklahoma

Kelton F. Lustig
Professor of Education
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., University of Colorado; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado

Rebekah S. Lynch
Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Grinnell College; BSN, Columbia University; MSN, Russell Sage College;
Ph.D., Colorado State University

Sanne McCarthy
Associate Professor of Theatre
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Colorado Christian University; M.H., University of Colorado at Denver

Candace McLain-Tait
Clinical Coordinator, M.A. Counseling; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., M.A., Colorado Christian University; Ed.D., Argosy University

Christelle E. Menth
Professor of Music
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Concordia College; M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison; DMA, University of Illinois

William B. Mesa
Associate Professor of Accounting and Management
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., M.S., New Mexico State University; D.M., Colorado Technical University; CPA

M. Kevin Miller
Executive in Residence, Distinguished Professor of Business and Leadership
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., M.S., Oklahoma State University

Philip D. Mitchell
Professor of History
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., University of Wyoming, Laramie; M.Div., Denver Seminary; Ph.D., University of Colorado

Raymond R. Mitsch
Associate Professor of Psychology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Wabash College; M.S., Ph.D., Indiana State University

Ryan P. Murphy
Assistant Professor of Christian Thought and Social Ethics
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., University of the Nations; M.A., Regent College;
Ph.D., King’s College, London

Jason Neill
Assistant Professor, M.A. Counseling
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Gardner-Webb University; M.A. (2), Dallas Theological Seminary;
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Karen Neville
Associate Librarian
B.A., University of Colorado at Denver; MLIS, University of Denver

Dennis Ondrejka
Director of Nursing Programs, Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, University of Wisconsin; MSN, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee;
Ph.D., University of Denver

Susan Pahlau
Assistant Professor of Communication
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Colorado State University; M.A., University of Colorado, Denver

Jody Panian
Assistant Director, Skills and Simulation; Assistant Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, Regis University; MSN, University of Phoenix

Mark Parker
Associate Professor of Biology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of Denver

Windy Counsell Petrie
Associate Professor of English
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Pepperdine University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware

Dale Piper
Director, M.A. Counseling; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., M.S., Abilene Christian University; Psy.D., Pepperdine University

Bernard M. Prokop
Assistant Professor, Writing Lab Coordinator
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., University of Iowa

Shane Ratzell
Assistant Librarian for Outreach and Instruction
B.A., University of Northern Colorado; MLIS, Drexel University

Ronald L. Rex
Executive in Residence and Associate Professor of Management and Marketing
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Northern Kentucky University; M.S., Xavier University

T. Kim Rodehorst
Professor of Nursing
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, Loretto Heights College; MSN, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center;
Ph.D., University of Wyoming

Candace J. Rosenau
Director, Undergraduate Education; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Providence College; M.S., Western Illinois University

John Russo
Instructor of Accounting
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Western State College
Certified Public Accountant

William R. Saxby
Dean, School of Humanities and Sciences; Professor of Psychology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Vermont

Gregory A. Schaller
Assistant Professor of Political Science
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Eastern University; M.A., Villanova University

Allen P. Schantz
K. Marie Stolba Professor of Music
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Adams State College; M.Div., Denver Seminary; MME, Ph.D., University of Colorado

Sarah E. Scherling
Vice President, Academic Administration; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., Fort Hayes State University;
Ed.S., Liberty University; Ed.D. Candidate at Liberty University

Stephen Shumaker
Professor of Political Science
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., The Master’s College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Dallas, Irving

Aaron Smith
Associate Professor of Theology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., California State University, San Diego; M.Div., Bethel Seminary, San Diego;
Ph.D., Marquette University

Susan Spear
Instructor of English
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., Geneva College
MFA, Western State College; M.A., University of Denver

Yvonne B. Tate
Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., M.A., University of South Florida; M.A., Regent University;
Ph.D., College of William & Mary

Steven T. Taylor
Dean, School of Music; Professor of Music
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.M., M.A., University of Denver

Russell A. Thye
Clinical Coordinator, M.A. Counseling; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Grace University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Kevin J. Turner
Professor of Youth Ministry and Theology
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.S., Washington Baptist College; M.Div., Multnomah Biblical Seminary;
D.Min., Reformed Theological Seminary

Kyle Usrey
Professor of Finance and International Business
College of Undergraduate Studies
BBA, Hardin-Simmons University; MBA, University of Colorado
J.D., University of Colorado

William C. Watson
Professor of History
College of Undergraduate Studies
B.A., California State Polytechnic University; M.Div., Talbot Theological Seminary;
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Wendy Elliott Wendover
Dean, Curriculum and Instruction Education; Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Keene State College; M.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A., University of Phoenix;
Ph.D., University of Denver

Barbara J. White
Dean, Nursing and Sciences; Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
BSN, University of Illinois; MSN, University of Colorado; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado

Bushrod B. White
Director, Graduate Education; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Western State College of Colorado; M.A., Colorado State University; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Priscilla B. Wright
Professor of Education
College of Undergraduate Studies
BSEd., M.Ed., Miami University (Ohio); Ed.D., Clayton University

Emeriti Faculty

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Richard S. Beal, Jr.
Emeritus Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley

L. David Beckman
President Emeritus, Emeritus Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University; Th.M., Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

Larry R. Donnithorne
President Emeritus, Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Ethics
B.S., United States Military Academy (West Point); M.S., M.A., Stanford University; Ed.D., Harvard University

Distinguished/Visiting Lecturers

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Lawrence J. Crabb, Jr.
Distinguished Scholar in Residence
B.A., Ursinus College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Focus Leadership Institute

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Kneeland Brown
Executive Director
B.A., M.A., Azusa Pacific University; Ed.D. University of Southern California

Steve Lee
B.A., Bethel College; M.A., North Dakota State University;
Ed.D. University of South Dakota

Twyla Lee
B.A., Bethel College; MSW, Washington University

Elena Thomason
B.A., Chapman University; M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University, M.A., Colorado Christian University

Robert Thomason
B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.A., University of Colorado;
Ed.D., Azusa Pacific University

Dale Wolyniak
B.S., Michigan Technological University; M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary;
D.Min, New Geneva Theological Seminary

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