Academic Catalog 2009-2010 
    Feb 08, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2009-2010 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty

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Office of the President


William L. Armstrong

John K. Andrews, Jr.
Director, Centennial Institute

Ron W. Benton, M.S.
Assistant Vice President for Administrative Services

Brian T. Bissell, MBA
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Richard D. Crombie, MBA
Vice President for College of Adult and Graduate Studies

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

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

Keith D. Wright, D.Min.
Vice President of Development


Board of Trustees


Gary E. Armstrong, B.S.
William L. Armstrong
Terry Considine, J.D.
Toby P. Cole, M.D.
James S. Dixon, D.Min.
Don M. Harwell, MBA
Tim Kenczewicz, J.D.
Samuel K. Kimbriel, B.S.
Harold A. “Hal” Krause, B.A.
C.W. “Chick” Lee, B.S.
Terry Leprino Doig, M.A.
Stanley K. Mann, J.D.
Gerald W. May, Ph.D.
Lee McDowell, M.A.
William Pauls
Walt Rakowich, MBA
Dale W. Schaefer, Ph.D.
Donald Siecke, B.S.B.A.
Donald W. Sweeting, Ph.D.
William J. White, MBA

Trustees Emeriti

Dr. Leroy A. Green
Dr. Stanley A. Harwood
Mrs. Virginia Mullin
Dr. Claud M. Pettit
Dr. Gerald R. Stafford
Dr. Kenell J. Touryan
Mr. S. Parker Woolmington



John Aldridge
Business and Technology: 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 Badzinski
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., St. Cloud State University; M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara;
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thomas W. Bidgood
Associate Professor of Physical Science
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

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

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

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

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

Stephen J. Cyphers
Assistant Professor of Leadership/Outdoor Leadership Program
B.A., M.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Denver Seminary

Sara Dallman
Dean, School of Education; Professor of Education
B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Mellani J. Day
Dean of 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 DeVore
Assistant Professor of Classics and Early Christianity
B.A., Colorado Christian University; M.A., University of Colorado;
Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Wales

Diann DeWitt
Director of R.N.- BSN. Program; Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., University of Illinois; DNS, Indiana University

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

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

Gary W. Ewen
Professor of Management and Leadership
B.S., Illinois State University; M.Ed., Colorado State University; DSL, Regent University

Frank Eychaner
Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., M.A., Central Washington University; DMA, University of Kentucky

Karen Fitzpatrick
Director of Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction Program, Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Chadron State College; MMEd., University of Colorado; M.A., Colorado Christian University

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

Sharon Gleim
Associate Librarian
B.A., Mary Washington College; MSLS, University of Kentucky

Kyle R. Greenwood
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
B.A., University of 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
B.A., Fort Lewis College; MBA, Westminster University;
Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Colorado at Denver

Janice Holvoet
Director, LPN-ASN Program; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S.N., MSN University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

James Jackson
Clinical Coordinator, M.A. Counseling; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; BMEd., M.A., University of North Alabama
Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Alabama (ABD)

LaVerne Jordan
Dean of 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
Associate Professor of New Testament
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
Dean, School of Business and Leadership; Professor of Business, Law and Ethics
B.A., Southwestern College; MBA., Northwestern University; J.D., University of Denver

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

Tracey Lane
Assistant Librarian
B.A., Southern Illinois University; M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary;
MLIS, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

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

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

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

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

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

Ray Mitsch
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Wabash College; M.S., Ph.D., Indiana State University

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

Ray Ostlie
Assistant Professor of Business and Management
B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara; MBA., Pepperdine University

Bruce Pelon
Assistant Dean of Online Services and Faculty Development; Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Oswego College; M.A., Colorado Christian University; Ph.D., University of Wyoming

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

Alexandre Probst
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Information Systems
B.Eng., M.Eng., McGill University; Ph.D. Candidate at Colorado School of Mines

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

Ron Rex
Associate Professor of Management
B.S., Northern Kentucky University; M.S., Xavier University

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

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

Sarah Scherling
Director of Instructional Development and Assessment; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., Colorado State University; M.S., Fort Hayes State University

Yvonne Tate
Clinical Coordinator, M.A. Counseling; 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
B.M., M.A., University of Denver

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

Debra H. Wade
Assistant Dean of Academic Services; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.S., M.A., Colorado Christian University; Ph.D., Colorado State University

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

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

Barbara Wilkin
Professor of Biology
B.S., College of Idaho; M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado

Cameron L. Wold
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs/Dean; Assistant Professor
College of Adult and Graduate Studies
B.A., Amherst College; MBA, University of Southern California; MAEL, MATS, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Idaho

K. Elaine Woodruff
Professor of English
B.A., Our Lady of the Lake University; MFA, University of Alaska; Ph.D., University of Denver

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

Emeriti Faculty


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

T. Woodrow Northcutt
Emeritus Professor of Theology
B.A., Hardin-Simmons College; M.Div., Southwestern Baptist; D.Min., Denver Seminary

Distinguished/Visiting Lecturers


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

Focus on the Family Institute


Christopher Leland
B.A., Ripon College; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma - Norman

Ted Pampeyan
B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary; D.Min., Fuller Theological Seminary

Kelly A. Sheehe
B.S., Toccoa Falls College; M.A., Colorado Christian University

Buford D. Tackett III
B.S., Kansas State University; M.S., Auburn University; D.L. American Christian College; D.M., Colorado Technical University

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