2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 23, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees (as of April 2017)

Jean deBlois, CSJ
Kate Becker
Karen Gedera
Nancy Georgen
Dennis G. Gipson (chair)
Craig L. Glover
Allen J. Grieve, CSJA
Leo G. Haas
Katherine Hanley, CSJ
Marie Joan Harris, CSJ
Barbara Jennings, CSJ
Joan A. Kelly
Doug Koch
Kraig G. Kreikemeier
Mary Margaret Lazio, CSJ
Elizabeth Leiwe, CSJ
Peggy Maguire, CSJA
Richard Mark
Michael P. McMillan
Juli Niemann
Joe Noelker
Ann Pace, CSJ
Brian Abel Ragen
Carol C. Spehr

Richard Greenberg, General Counsel

Council of Regents (as of April 2017)

Andrew Armstrong
Jeanice Baker ‘94 MBA ‘98
Matthew Banderman ‘01
Caroline Battles
Valerie Beason
Brett Cox
JoAnn C. Donovan ‘72
D. Samuel Dotson III MBA ‘01
Kevin Drollinger
Tim Fitch MM ‘99
Patricia Giljum, CSJ ‘65
Sarajeni Hammond MBA ‘00
Rick Katz
Chuck Nagelvoort, AAMS, CRPC MM ‘12
Andrea Purnell ‘03
Garrett Ray ‘97
Kyle Segelle
Rhonda Travers
Ibrahim Vajzovic

Executive Officers (2017)

J. Michael Pressimone (2014)
President
B.F.A., Catholic University of America
M.A., Regis University
Ed.D., Benedictine University

Carey H. Adams (2015)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., William Jewell College
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Joseph Deighton (2014)
Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Walsh University
J.D., Case Western Reserve University

Mark Franz (2009)
Vice President for Information Technology
B.S., Viterbo University
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Joseph Havis (2015)
Vice President for Enrollment Management
B.A. Millikin University
M.A. Eastern Illinois University

Kitty Nangle Lohrum (2015)
Vice President for Advancement
B.S., Regis University
M.A., Saint Louis University

Administrative Staff

Rebecca Bahan (2005)
Director of International Affairs
Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
M.S., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Elizabeth Brennan (2009)
Director Communications and Marketing
B.A., McKendree University M.S., Fontbonne University

Maria Buckel (2009)
Director of Athletics/Senior Woman’s Administrator
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University

Claudia Charles (2011)
Director, Counseling and Wellness
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A,, Saint Louis University
LCSW

Seth Carruthers (2014)
Registrar
B.M. Missouri Baptist University
M.A.C. Missouri Baptist University

N. Lee DeLaet (2009)
Director of Academic Advising
Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Purdue University
M.Ed., Louisiana State University

Leslie Doyle (2005)
Director of Service, Diversity and Social Justice
B.S., Northwest Missouri State University
M.S. Ed., The University of Kansas

Mike Ehlert (2015)
Director of Research and Prospect Development
B.A., Saint John’s University

AJ Friedhoff (2016)
Director of Residence Life
B.S., University of Missouri, Columbia
M.A., Saint Louis University

Laura Farrar (2014)
Director of Annual Giving for Advancement
B.S., St. Louis Christian College
M.A., Lindenwood University

Kate Flatley (2015)
Director of Alumni Relations
B.A., Truman State University

Michelle Hoeft (2018)
Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University

Jill Hofherr (2012)
Senior Director of Advancement Services
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.M., Fontbonne University

Mary Beth Gallagher (2009)
Assistant to the President for Mission Integration
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Alexandra Gwydir (2004)
Director of Paraprofessional Pathways to Teaching Program
Senior Lecturer in Education/Special Education
B.A., Harris Stowe State University
M.S., M.Ed., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Lori Helfrich (2014)
Director of Campus Ministry
B.A., Marquette University
M. Div., Catholic Theological Union

Carla Hickman (1986)
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
B.S., Murray State University
M.B.A., Fontbonne University
M.Ed., University of Missouri, St. Louis

Cassandra Johnson (2013)
Director of Corporate Academic Services
B.S., B.A., Southeast Missouri State University
M.B.A., Webster University

Janice Johnson (2005)
Director of Grant Support-CDDE
B.A. Fontbonne University
M.S. Fontbonne University
M.B.A. Fontbonne University
M.M. Fontbonne University

Janelle Julian (2011)
Director of Leadership Education and Student Activities Lecturer
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Linda Markway, CSJ (2015)
Director of Mission Stewardship
B.S., Incarnate Word University
M.A., Saint Louis University

Christine Keller (2014)
Director of Career Development
B.A., Illinois College
B.A., Webster University
M.A., Webster University

Jo Ann Mattson (2013)
Director of eLearning
Director of M.S. Instructional Design and Technology and Learning Technologies
B.S. Ed., University of Missouri, Columbia
M.A.T., Webster University

Miriam Moynihan (2015)
Director, Advancement Communications and Stewardship
B.J., University of Missouri, Columbia

Michelle Palumbo (2000)
Associate Vice President for Admission
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.A., Webster University

Katie Piacentini (2011)
Director of Accreditation and Academic Support, Eckelkamp College of Global Business
B.A., University of Missouri, St. Louis
M.Ed., University of Missouri, St. Louis
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia

Linda Pipitone (2008)
Director of Human Resources
B.A., Webster University
M.A., Webster University

Heather Rich (2015)
Assistant Vice President for Advancement
B.F.A., Arkansas State University
M.A., Saint Louis University

Gail Schafers (2001)
Director of ESL and Study Abroad
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Amy Simons (2016)
Director of Kinkle Center for Academic Resources
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Brent Spies (1986)
Director of Physical Plant

Larry Vertrees (2015)
Director of Public Safety
B.A., Missouri Baptist University
M.A., Webster University

Faculty

Date denotes first appointment

Mary Abkemeier (1977)
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Director of Master of Science in Computer Science
B.S., Saint Louis University
M.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Mark Alexander (2001)
Instructor of Business Administration
B.S.B.A., Washington University in St. Louis
M.B.A., Saint Louis University

Dyanne Anthony (2005)
Associate Professor of Education/ Special Education
B.A., Harris Teacher College
M.A., University of Missouri, St. Louis
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Zahid Anwar (2016)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Eng. GIK Institute of Eng. Sci. & Tech., Pakistan
M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Kelley Barger (2002)
Professor of Education/Special Education
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.Ed., University of Houston
Ed.D., Texas A& M University

Barbara Braddock (2018)
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.H.S., University of Missouri - Columbia
M.H.S., University of Missouri - Columbia
M.A., University of Missouri - Columbia
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia

Amanda Eaton (2011)
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.S., Fontbonne University

Samantha Eidson (2015)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Jason Finley (2015)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Joanne Fish (2013)
Assistant Professor of Education/Special Education
B.A., Pittsburgh State University
M.A., Pittsburgh State University
M.Ed., William Woods University

Adam Flores (2015)
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts/Theatre
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.F.A., Baylor University

William Foster (1982)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Central Missouri State College
M.S. Central Missouri State College
M.B.A., Fontbonne University

Dena French (2014)
Assistant Professor of Dietetics
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.F.N. Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. Maryville University

Kathryn Graves (1995)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Benedictine College
M.S., Iowa State University

Paula Gross (2011)
Instructor of Communications Disorders and Deaf Education
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.A., Fontbonne University

Julie Hamdi (2013)
Assistant Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.S., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Sarah Huisman (2007)
Associate Professor of Education/Special Education (Early Childhood)
Director of Early Childhood Program
Director, Center for Excellence of Teaching and Learning
B.S., Northern Arizona University
M.Ed., National University, San Diego
Ph.D., University of Missouri, St. Louis

Sharon Jackson (2000)
Associate Professor of Social Work
Chair, Department of Social Work
Director of Human Services Program
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.S.W., Washington University in St. Louis
LCSW; BCD

Deanna Jent (1995)
Professor of Performing Arts
Director of Theatre Program
B.F.A., Illinois Wesleyan University
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Jay Johnson (2014)
Dean of the Bonnie and L.B. Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies
Associate Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Truman State University
M.B.A., William Woods University
Ed.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Speratus Kamanzi (2016)
Instructor in Theology
University Chaplain
B.A., Apostles of Jesus Major Seminary
M.A. Leuven Catholic University
Ph.D., Leuven Catholic University

Christine Krekow (2007)
Instructor of Communication Disorders
B.S., Northwestern University
M.S., Arizona State University

Kelly Lane-deGraaf (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences
Program Director, One Health
B.S., University of Denver
M.S., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Susan Lenihan (1994)
Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Director of Deaf Education Program
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.Ed., Trinity University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Richard Lewis (2001)
Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., Clarion University
M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Tim Liddy (1995)
Professor of Fine Arts
B.F.A., Center for Creative Studies, Detroit
M.F.A., Washington University in St. Louis

Angie Dowell Liljequist (2009)
Associate Professor of Business Administration (Fashion Merchandising)
Chair, Department of Fashion Merchandising
B.S., University of Missouri, Columbia
M.S., University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D. University of Kansas

Jack Luzkow (2004)
Professor of History
Chair, Department of History, Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Wayne State University
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Linda Magrath (1999)
Professor of Business Administration
B.S., Saint Louis University
J.D., Saint Louis University
CPA

Brian Matz (2015)
Professor–Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Endowed Chair in Catholic Thought
B.S., Washington University in St. Louis
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
Ph.D., St. Louis University
Ph.D., S.T.D., Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Sharon McCaslin (2005)
University Librarian
Professor
B.A., Kansas State University
M.L., Emporia State University
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Jaimette McCulley (1998)
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences (Dietetics)
A.S., Rend Lake College
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Eastern Illinois University

Justin Megahan (2012)
Reference and Electronic Resources Librarian
Associate Professor
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.A., University of Missouri, Columbia

Catharine Mennes (2009)
Associate Professor of Social Work
Director of Field Education in Social Work
B.A., B.S., Webster University
M.S.W., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Benjamin Moore (1994)
Associate Professor of English
B.A., Furman University
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Rogene Nelsen (1979)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration (Fashion Merchandising)
B.S. University of Nebraska
M.S. Louisiana State University

Laurel Newman (2006)
Associate Professor of Psychology
Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Lindenwood University
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

David Newton (2014)
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
B.F.A., College of Creative Studies
M.F.A., The New York Academy of Art

M. Elizabeth Newton (1978)
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
B.S., St. Bonaventure University
M.S., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Heather Norton (2002)
Professor of Communication Studies
Chair, Department of English and Communication
B.S., Manchester College
M.A., University of South Dakota
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Laura O’Hara (2013)
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.S., Fontbonne University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Mary Beth Ohlms (2009)
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences (Dietetics)
Chair, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., University of Missouri, Columbia
M.Ed., University of Missouri, St. Louis

Lisa Oliverio (2011)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., Fordham University
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Stephenie Paine-Saunders (2004)
Associate Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences
Chair, Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
B.S., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Deborah Phelps (1993)
Professor of Sociology
B.A., Washington University in St. Louis
M.A., M.Phil., Yale University
Ph.D., Yale University
C.S.P., Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology
M.P.E., Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

Julie Portman (2004)
Technical Services Librarian
Professor
B.A., B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.L.I.S., University of Missouri, Columbia

Bahareh Rahmani (2016)
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
M.S., Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran
Ph.D., University of Tulsa

Elizabeth Rayhel (1998)
Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences
B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D., Indiana State University

Deanna Kay Rice (2015)
Assistant Professor of Education/Special Education
B.S., Southern Nazarene University
M.S., University of Central Arkansas
M.A., Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Gale Rice (1984-91, 1999)
Dean of the College of Education and Allied Health Professions
Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
M.S., Bradley University
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Peggy Ridlen (2004)
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Professor
B.S., Southwest Missouri State University
M.A., University of Missouri, Columbia

Kathleen Roy (2016)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Avila College
M.S., Central Missouri State University
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City

Carmen Larimore Russell (2000)
Professor of Communication Disorders
Chair, Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.A., Southwest Baptist University
M.S., University of Texas at Dallas
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia

Kristen Schroath (2015)
Assistant Professor of Business-Marketing
B.A., John Carroll University
M.B.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Kent State University

Catherine Schroy (2015)
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.S., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington University

Michael Sullivan (1984)
Associate Professor of Performing Arts
Technical Director of the Performing Arts Program
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.A., Saint Louis University
M.B.A., Fontbonne University

Guanyu Tian (2014)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., Ramapo College of New Jersey
Ph.D., Florida State University

Alex Traugutt, (2018)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.A., Kenyon College
M.Ed., Virginia Commonwealth University
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Minh Truong (2007)
Associate Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences
B.S., University of Missouri, St. Louis
M.S., University of Missouri, St. Louis
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Rolla

Jamie Van Dycke (2011)
Associate Professor of Education/Special Education
Chair, Department of Education/Special Education
M.Ed., University of Central Oklahoma
B.S.E., Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Jenna Voss (2014)
Assistant Professor and Grant Mentor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.A., Fontbonne University
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Victor Wang (1991)
Professor of Art
B.A., College of Education, Qiqihaer, PRC
B.F.A., The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, PRC
M.A., M.F.A., Fontbonne University

Adam Weyhaupt (2016)
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Daryl Wennemann (1996)
Associate Professor of Philosophy
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Marquette University

John Whicker (2015)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., University of Utah
M.A., University of Utah
Ph.D., Ohio University

Kasi Williamson (2015)
Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Quincy University
M.A., Loyola University, Chicago
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Lauren Wright-Jones (2018)
Instructor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S. Fontbonne University
M.S. Fontbonne University

Corinne Wohlford (2000)
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of American History and Culture
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.F.A., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D. Saint Louis University

Yi Yang (2013)
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Director of Cybersecurity Program B.S., Huazhong Normal University M.S., Huazhong Normal University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Professors Emeriti

Mary Carol Anth, CSJ
Human Environmental Sciences/Dietetics
(1965-2011)

Donald Paul Burgo
Religion and Philosophy
(1971-2008)

Margaret Camper, CSJ
English
(1965-1989)

Janet S. Crites
Human Environmental Sciences/Family
& Consumer Sciences
(1972-2005)

Nancy English
Mathematics
(2001-2013)

Judith Failoni
Education/Special Education
(1991-2017)

William Freeman
Education/Special Education
(1997-2012)

William M. Friedman
Business Administration
(1976-2000)

Henry Knickmeyer
Art
(1969-2013)

Jeanne Manley
History
(1959-2004)

Rita Marie Schmitz, CSJ
Education/Special Education
(1968-2014)

Gene Schwarting
Education/Special Education
(1998-2012)

Rudolph Torrini
Art/Artist in Residence
(1968-1991)

Margaret Eugene Tucker, CSJ
Biology
(1960-1985)

John Rex Van Almsick
Social Science/History and Law
(1981-2011)

Janie von Wolfseck
Speech-Language Pathology
(1981-2005)