2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Administration and Faculty



Board of Trustees 

Marsha Benney
Patricia Clune, CSJ
Patricia Coleman
Roseanne Cook, CSJ
Dotti Fischer
Karen S. Gedera
Allen J. Grieve, CSJA
Amy Hereford, CSJ
Sandra G. Lehrer
Shawn Madigan, CSJ
Richard J. Mark
Mary Ann Nestel, CSJ
Julianne C. Niemann
Valerie E. Patton
Eileen Petito
Brian Abel Ragen
Eve Riley
Bernard Shore
Rita Schmitz, CSJ
Thomas Schunk
Buzz Sztukowski
Monsignor Michael Turek
Richard Greenberg, General Counsel

Council of Regents

Jeanice Baker ‘94 ‘98
Matthew Banderman
Kurt Brown ‘03
Brett Cox
Tim Fitch ‘99
Rhonda Jones ‘01
Garrett Ray ‘97
Kyle Segelle
 

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)
Vice President for Advancement
B.S., Saint Louis University
 
Maria Buckel (2009)
Vice President for Athletics
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.A., Southeast Missouri State University
 
Quinton Clay (2020)
Vice President for Enrollment Management
B.A., Communication Arts
 
Heather French (2021)
Vice President of Student Affairs
B.A., Human Studies
M.A., Counseling Psychology
Ed.D., Educational Leadership
 
Gale Rice (1984-91, 1999)
Dean
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)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University

Administrative Staff

Turan Benford (2005)
Director of Environmental Services
B.S., Fontbonne University
 
Caroline Clasby (2020)
Director of International Student Recruitment
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
 
Stephanie Dane (2021)
Director of Integrated Marketing Communications
B.A., Webster University
M.A., Webster University
 
N. Lee DeLaet (2009)
Director of Academic Advising
Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies
B.A., Purdue University
M.Ed., Louisiana State University
 
Danielle Doerfler (2019)
Executive Associate Athletic Director
B.S., Illinois College
M.S.Ed., Canisius College
 
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
 
Corey Hawkins (2020)
Director of Student Success
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.A., Webster University
 
Julianne Hayes (1993)
Director of IT
B.S., Maryville University
M.S., Fontbonne University
 
Joel Hermann (2012)
Director of Orientation and Student Engagement
B.A., Maryville University
M.B.A., Maryville University
M.A., Saint Louis University
 
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)
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
 
Steven S. Loher (2021)
Director of Human Resources
B.S., University of Missouri, St. Louis
 
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
 
Marcia Quint (2020)
Director of Grants, Corporate Foundation & Government Relations
B.A., Washington University, St. Louis
M.A., Saint Louis 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
 
Melissa Telles (2021)
Director of Admissions
B.S., Western Illinois University
M.S., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
 
Larry Vertrees (2015)
Director of Public Safety
B.A., Missouri Baptist University
M.A., Webster University
 
Regina Wade Johnson (2017)
Director of the Kinkel Center, Academic Support and Accomodations Coordinator
B.S., Southeast Missouri State University
M.S., Missouri Western State University
 
Danielle Weinmann (2015)
Director of Grant Support
B.A., Fontbonne University
 
Deanna Williams (2021)
Director of Multicultural Affairs
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.Ed., University of Missouri, St. Louis

Faculty

Date denotes first appointment

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
 
Kelley Barger (2002)
Professor of Education/Special Education
Chair, Department of Education/Special Education
B.S., Stephen F. Austin State University
M.Ed., University of Houston
Ed.D., Texas A& M University
 
Susan Basil (2021)
Assistant Professor of Biological and Behavioral Science
B.S., Columbia University
M.S., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., Georgia State University
 
Anthony Borchardt (2011)
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
B.F.A., Fontbonne University
M.F.A., Fontbonne University
 
Klaire Brumbaugh (2021)
Assistant Professory of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., Kansas State University
M.S., Kansas State University
Ph.D., Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
 
Julie Caine (2019)
Instructor of Social Work
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.S.W., St. Louis University
 
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
 
Kristina DeNeve, CSJ (2021)
Instructor in Biological and Behavioral Sciences
B.A., St. Ambrose University
M.A., Creighton University
Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia
 
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
 
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
 
Ethan Kristek (2021)
Instructor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S., Fontbonne University
M.S., Fontbonne University
 
Kelly Lane-deGraaf (2014)
Associate Professor of Biological and Behavioral Sciences
Chair, Department of Biological and Behavioral Sciences
Program Director, One Health
B.S., University of Denver
M.S., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
 
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
B.S., Saint Louis University
J.D., Saint Louis University
CPA
 
Corinne Wohlford Mason (2000)
Associate Professor of Humanities
Chair, Department of Humanitites
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
 
James Mixco (2020)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., University of Central Missouri
M.A., Saint Louis University
Ph.D., Saint Louis University
 
Christopher Mondy (2020)
Instructor in Biological and Behavorial Sciences
B.S., Mckendree University
M.B.A., McKendree University
Ph.D., University of Missouri - St. Louis
 
Matthew Morgan (2021)
Instructor in Biological and Behavorial Sciences
B.S., North Carolina State University
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D., University of Georgia
 
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
 
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 Behavorial 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
 
Melissa Ramel (2021)
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., University of Nothern Colorado
M.P.H., St. Louis University
M.S., St. Louis University
Ph.D., St. Louis University
 
Elizabeth Rayhel (1998)
Professor of Biological and Behavioral Sciences
B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D., Indiana State University
 
Peter Ribic (2021)
Instructor of Humanities
B.A., Bennington College
M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
 
Gale Rice (1984-91, 1999)
Dean
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
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
 
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
 
Peter Smith (2020)
Instructor and Director of Nursing
B.A., Maryville University
B.S.N., Goldfard School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
M.S.N., Webster University
 
Uma Soman (2021)
Instructor in Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.A., University of Pune
M.Ed., Smith College - Clarke School for the Deaf
Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
 
Mary Sumner (2021)
Visiting Professor of Cybersecurity
B.A., Syracuse University
M.A., University of Chicago
M.A., Columbia University
Ph.D., Rhutgers 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
Chair, Department 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)
Associate Professor and Grant Mentor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Chair, Department of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.A., Fontbonne University
M.A., Fontbonne University
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
 
Li Wang (2021)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., Jilin University
M.E., Peking University
M.S., George Mason University
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
 
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)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Eastern Illinois University
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., Indiana University
 
Kasi Williamson (2015)
Associate Professor of Communication
B.A., Quincy University
M.A., Loyola University, Chicago
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
 
Kelly Zarifa (2021)
Instructor of Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
B.S. Wichita State University
M.S. University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Professors Emeriti

Mary Abkemeier (1977)
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
(1977-2021)

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)

Susan Lenihan
Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
(1994-2021)

Jeanne Manley
History
(1959-2004)

Benjamin Moore
English
(1994-2021)

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