2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 14, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees 

Marsha Benney
Patricia Clune, CSJ
Roseanne Cook, CSJ
Thomas S. Etling
Dotti Fischer
Karen S. Gedera
Allen J. Grieve, CSJA
Marie Joan Harris, CSJ
Amy Hereford, CSJ
Doug Koch
Sandra G. Lehrer
Shawn Madigan, CSJ
Peggy Maguire, CSJA
Richard J. Mark
Mary Ann Nestel, CSJ
Julianne C. Niemann
Joseph M. Noelker
Valerie E. Patton
Brian Abel Ragen
Buzz Sztukowski
Monsignor Michael Turek

Richard Greenberg, General Counsel

Council of Regents

Jeanice Baker ‘94 ‘98
Matthew Banderman
Caroline Battles
Kurt Brown ‘03
Brett Cox
Lucas Diffey
Kevin Drollinger
Tim Fitch
Rhonda Jones ‘01
Garrett Ray ‘97
Kyle Segelle
Rhonda Travers
 

Executive Officers

Nancy H. Blattner (2020)
President
B.S., Southeast Missouri State
M.A., Southeast Missouri State
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

Kathleen Barnes (2019)
Interim Vice President for Advancement
B.S., Saint Louis University

Maria Buckel (2009)
Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
Director of Athletics
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University
 
Joseph Deighton (2014)
Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Walsh University
J.D., Case Western Reserve University
 
Patricia Erb (2019)
Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.S., St. Louis University
M.B.A., Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
 
Gale Rice (1984-91, 1999)
Dean of the College of Education and Allied Health Professions
Interim Dean of the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies
Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
M.S., Bradley University
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia
 
Ann Spall (2014)
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Chief Financial Officer
B.S., Florida State University
M.S.A., University of Missouri, St. Louis
 
Adam Weyhaupt (2016)
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Administrative Staff

Jennifer Chism (2017)
Interim Associate Vice President of Admissions
B.S., University of Missouri
M. Ed., University of Missouri

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

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

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

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

Julianne Hayes (1993)
Director of IT
B.S., Maryville University
M.S., Fontbonne University
 
Robert Hudson (2019)
Chief Information Officer
B.A., Webster University
B.S., Webster University

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

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

Therese Jacques (2019)
Director of Counseling and Wellness
B.S., Washington University, St. Louis
M.A., St. Louis University

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

Janelle Julian (2011)
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis 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
 
Shawn McCaw (2019)
Director of Financial Aid
B.S., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
M.B.A., Webster University
 
Megan Morton (2011)
Director of Student Billing
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.M., Fontbonne University
 
Meaghan Ong (2015)
Director of Institutional Research
B.S., Fontbonne University

Katie Piacentini (2011)
Registrar
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

Sara Rayfield (2018)
Director of English as a Second Language
B.A., Truman State University
M.A., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
M.F.A., Lindenwood University

Amy Simons (2016)
Director of Student Success and Retention
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

James Williams (2019)
Director of Multicultural Affiars
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.Ed., University of Missouri, St. Louis

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

Ruth Adikorley (2017)
Assistant Professor of Fashion Merchandising
B.A., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
M.S., Ohio University
Ph.D., Carolina State University 

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)
Associate 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

Anthony Borchardt (2011)
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
B.F.A., Fontbonne University
M.F.A., Fontbonne University

Julie Cain (2019)
Instructor of Social Work
B.A., Fontbonne Unviersity
M.S.W., St. Louis University
 
Elizabeth Cowie (1998-2008, 2017)
Instructor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.S., University of Missouri, Columbia
M.S., University of Missouri, Columbia

Jamie Daugherty (2016)
Assistant Professor of Family & Consumer Sciences 
Chair, Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
B.A., St. Louis University
B.S., University of Illinois at Chicago
M.S., St. Louis University
Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Amy Ruffus-Doerr (2014)
Assistant Professor of Biological and Behavioral Sciences
B.A., University of Missouri, St. Louis
B.S., University of Missouri, St. Louis
Ph.D., University of Missouri, St. Louis

Jamie Dorokin (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

Aaron Doubet (2018)
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
MA., Western Illinois University
M.S., Fontbonne University

Mark Douglas (1996)
Associate Professor of Fine Arts
B.A., Truman State University
M.F.A., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

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

Allison Edwards (2007)
Associate Professor of Education
B.S., University of Missouri - Columbia
M.A., University of Missouri - Kansas City
Ed.D., University of Missouri - Columbia

Daffney Felton (2018)
Associate Professor of Business Administration
A.S., Onondaga Community College
B.S., State University of New York 
M.B.A., Jackson State University
Ph.D., Jackson State University

Joanne Fish (2013)
Associate Professor of Education/Special Education
B.A., Pittsburgh State University
M.A., Pittsburgh State University
M.Ed., William Woods 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)
Associate Professor of Biological and Physical Sciences
Chair, Department of Biological and Behavioral Sciences
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.S., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Sarah Huisman (2007)
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

Deanna Jent (1995)
Professor of Performing Arts
Director of Theatre Program
B.F.A., Illinois Wesleyan University
Ph.D., Northwestern University
 
Monica Kleekamp (2020)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.S., Fontbonne University
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia
 
Kelly Lane-deGraaf (2014)
Associate 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 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
B.A., Wayne State University
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University

Elizabeth Lyons (2014)
Assistant Professor of Social Work
B.A., Rockurst College
M.S.W., St. Louis University
 
Linda Magrath (1999)
Professor of Business Administration
Interim Chair, Department of Business Administration
B.S., Saint Louis University
J.D., Saint Louis University
CPA
 
Corinne Wohlford Mason (2000)
Associate Professor of Humanities
Director of TELOS Honors Program
Director Mission Core I
B.A., Wittenberg University
M.F.A., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D. Saint Louis University

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

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

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

Nicholas Moramarco (2018)
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
B.A., Beloit College
M.F.A., Lindenwood University 

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

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

Lisa Oliverio (2011)
Associate 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)
Professor 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

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

Gale Rice (1984-91, 1999)
Dean of the College of Education and Allied Health Professions
Interim Dean of the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies
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

Daniel Salvucci (2015)
Instructor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., University of Massachusetts
M.Ed., Smith College
Ed. M., Smith College

Kristen Schroath (2015)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
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

Renata Sledge (2020)
Instructor of Social Work
B.S., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
M.S.W., Indiana University-Purdue University
 
Guanyu Tian (2014)
Associate 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

Rebecca van Kniest (2012)
Instructor
B.A., Truman State University
M.A., University of Missouri - St. Louis
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis
M.A., University of Missouri - Columbia 

Jenna Voss (2014)
Assistant Professor and Grant Mentor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Associate Dean of College of Education and Allied Health Professions
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)
Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University
 
Kasi Williamson (2015)
Associate Professor of Communication
Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
B.A., Quincy University
M.A., Loyola University, Chicago
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Lauren Wright-Jones (2018)
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S. Fontbonne University
M.S. Fontbonne University
Ph.D., St. 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 Foster
Business Administration
(1982-2019)

William Freeman
Education/Special Education
(1997-2012)

William M. Friedman
Business Administration
(1976-2000)

Hans Helbling
Business Administration
(1990-2015)

Henry Knickmeyer
Art
(1969-2013)

Jeanne Manley
History
(1959-2004)

M. Elizabeth Newton
Mathematics
(1978-2019)

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

Gene Schwarting
Education/Special Education
(1998-2012)

Michael Sullivan
Fine Arts
(1984-2020)

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)

Daryl Wennemann (1996)
Philsophy
(1996-2019)

Part-time Faculty

The 2020-2021 part-time faculty list is available by following the below link.