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Ohio Wesleyan University    
2017-2018 Catalog 
  Feb 25, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Corporation (Board of Trustees)

Officers of the Board

THOMAS R. TRITTON, Chairperson

JOHN F. MILLIGAN, Vice-Chairperson

TBA, Treasurer


KIM ECKHART, Assistant Secretary


JOHN HOPKINS, B.A., M.Div., Bishop, Ohio East Area Conference of the United Methodist Church, North Canton, Ohio

GREGORY V. PALMER, B.A., M.Div., Bishop, Ohio West Area Conference of the United Methodist Church, Worthington, Ohio

Life Trustees

WILLIAM E. BLAINE, JR., B.A., J.D., M.B.A., Ph.D., Columbus, Ohio

JEAN F. BUSSELL, B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D., West Manchester, Ohio

GEORGE H. CONRADES, B.A., M.B.A., Boston, Massachusetts

PATRICIA B. CONRADES, B.A., Assoc. RN, Boston, Massachusetts

EVAN CORNS, B.A., M.A., Cleveland, Ohio

CLYDE A. COX, B.A., M.Div., D.Min., Lakeside, Ohio

MARTHA LOU D. DIEM, B.A., Bay Village, Ohio

DOUGLAS H. DITTRICK, B.A., Ridgewood, New Jersey

ANDRES DUARTE, B.A., M.S., A.M.P., I.E.S.A., Caracas, Venezuela

WILLIAM E. FARRAGHER, B.A., Canfield, Ohio

HAL A. FAUSNAUGH, B.A., LL.B., Rocky River, Ohio

ROBERT W. GILLESPIE, B.A., M.B.A., Gates Mills, Ohio

MARIBETH A. GRAHAM, B.A., Dayton, Ohio

MICHAEL G. LONG, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio

JACK McKINNIE, B.A., West Lake, Ohio

PHILLIP J. MEEK, B.A., Frankfort, Michigan

CARLETON P. PALMER, B.A., M.B.A, Findlay, Ohio

KATHLEEN L. RHINESMITH, B.A., M.A.T., Chatham, Massachusetts

HELEN C. SMITH, B.A., M.A., Potomac, Maryland

JAMES D. TIMMONS, B.A., St. Simons Island, Georgia

Trustees from the Alumni Association

Date of First Election/Term Expires

2014/2017 JAN BARAN, B.A., J.D., Alexandria, Virginia

2010/2016 CATHLEEN BUTT, B.A., J.D., Windham, Maine

2013/2016 JASON DOWNEY, B.A., Columbus, Ohio

2014/2017 PETER EASTWOOD, B.A., M.B.A., Norwell, Massachusetts

2013/2016 KAMILA GOLDIN, B.A., Fairfax, Virginia

2010/2016 AARON GRANGER, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio

2012/2018 SALLY CHRISTIANSEN HARRIS, B.A., Greenwich, Connecticut

2015/2018 CRAIG LUKE, B.A., Stone Mountain, Georgia

2012/2016 MIKE McCLUGGAGE, B.A, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

2014/2017 JACOB MILLER, B.A., Middlebury, Vermont

2010/2016 JOHN F. MILLIGAN, B.A., M.S., Hillsborough, California

2015/2018 CYNTHIA O’NEILL, B.A., Annapolis, Maryland

2011/2017 ANAND PHILIP, B.A., M.B.A., New York, New York

2015/2018 IBRAHIM SAEED, B.A., Karachi, Pakistan

Trustees at Large

2010/2016 RICHARD ALEXANDER, B.A., M.S., Rowayton, Connecticut

2012/2020 NICHOLAS CALIO, B.A., J.D., Chevy Chase, Maryland

2013/2016 DOREEN DELANEY CRAWLEY, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio

2008/2017 BELINDA B. FOUTS, B.A., Cleveland Heights, Ohio

2011/2017 DANIEL GLASER, B.A., New York, New York

2015/2018 EDWARD HADDOCK, B.A., J.D., Winter Park, Florida

2010/2016 CAROL LATHAM, B.A., Bay Village, Ohio

2013/2016 JACK LUIKART, B.A., San Francisco, California

2010/2016 TODD LUTTINGER, B.A., Hingham, Massachusetts

2012/2018 KEVIN J. McGINTY, B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland, Ohio

2009/2018 CYNTHIA MITCHELL, B.A., Columbus, Ohio

2015/2018 GREGORY L. MOORE, B.A., Golden Colorado

2014/2017 COLLEEN K. NISSL, B.A., Columbus, Ohio

2014/2017 C. PAUL PALMER, B.A., J.D., Findlay, Ohio

2015/2018 THOMAS W. PALMER, B.A., J.D., Toledo, Ohio

2013/2016 FRANK QUINN, B.A., M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois

2012/2020 GEORGE ROMINE, B.A., M.B.A., Palos Verdes Estates, California

2012/2020 TIMOTHY SLOAN, B.A., M.B.A, San Marino, California

2011/2017 KATHERINE BOLES SMITH, B.A., M.Ed, Raleigh, North Carolina

2010/2016 THOMAS R. TRITTON, Ph.D., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2012/2018 KARA TROTT, B.A., J.D., Powell, Ohio

From the Ohio East Conference

2008/2017 JEFFREY BENTON, B.A., Delaware, Ohio

2015/2018 ROBERT C. HICKSON, JR., B.A., J.D., Mt. Gilead, Ohio

From other United Methodist Conferences

2015/2018 MYRON F. McCOY, B.A., M.Div., Chicago, Illinois

Office of the President

The year listed represents the year of appointment to the faculty or staff.

ROCK JONES, Ph.D., President, 2008. B.A., Hendrix College; M.Div., Duke University, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin.

JON R. POWERS, Th.M., University Chaplain, 1988. B.A., Michigan State University; Th.M., Boston University.

Office of Enrollment Management

SUSAN DILENO, M.B.A, Vice President for Enrollment, 2014. B.S., Niagara University; M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University.

RACHEL BRANNING, B.A., Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment, 2013. B.A., Agnes Scott College.

MELANIE RELLINGER, B.A., Data Manager/Research Analyst, 2011. B.A., Bowling Green State University.


ALISHA COUCH, M.B.A., Director of Admission Operations and Transfer Recruitment, 2010. B.S. and M.B.A., Butler University.

NICOLE DIANZUMBA, B.A., Admission Counselor, 2014. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.

ELLEN ERIKSON, M.U.R.P., Associate Director of Admission, 2006. B. A. and M.U.R.P., University of Illinois.

ROSS GRIPPI, Director of Admission, B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.S., University of New Mexico.

PATRICIA A. KELLY, M.Ed., Senior Associate Director of Admission, 2007. B.A., California State University-Hayward; M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University.

NICOLE MORE, M.Ed., Director of International Recruitment, 2015. B.A., Wartburg College; M.Ed., South Dakota State University.

REGINALD ONYIDO, M.B.A., Assistant Director of Admission, 2014. B.A., Ohio Northern University; M.B.A., Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

LAURIE WESP PATTON, B.A., Senior Associate Director of Admission /Events Coordinator, 1997. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.

Financial Aid

AMY KAPLE, B.S., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2008. B.S., Pennsylvania State University.

LEANN KENDZERSKI, B.A., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2006. B.A., Lake Erie College

KEVIN PASKVAN, B.S., Director of Financial Aid, 2013. B.S., Franklin University.

NANCY SANFORD, M.A., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 1987. B.A., Ohio Northern University; M.A., University of Dayton.