Officers of the Board
JOHN F. MILLIGAN, Chairperson
NICK CALIO, Vice-Chairperson
ROCK JONES, B.A., M.Div, Ph.D., Delaware, Ohio, President
TRACY MALONE, 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
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., Hobe Sound, Florida
PATRICIA B. CONRADES, B.A., Assoc. RN, Hobe Sound, Florida
EVAN CORNS, B.A., M.A., Pepper Pike, Ohio
DOUGLAS H. DITTRICK, B.A., Naples, Florida
ANDRES DUARTE, B.A., M.S., M.A., A.M.P., I.E.S.A., Caracas, Venezuela
WILLIAM E. FARRAGHER, B.A., Machester, New Hampshire
LLOYD FERGUSON, B.A., Naples, Florida
ROBERT W. GILLESPIE, B.A., M.B.A., AMP, Gates Mills, Ohio
MARIBETH A. GRAHAM, B.A., Delaware, Ohio
CAROL LATHAM, B.A., Bay Village, Ohio
MICHAEL G. LONG, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio
KEVIN McGINITY, B.A., M.B.A., Moreland Hills, Ohio
JACK McKINNIE, B.A., Westlake, Ohio
PHILLIP J. MEEK, B.A., M.B.A., Frankfort, Michigan
CARLETON P. PALMER III, B.A., M.B.A, Findlay, Ohio
KATHLEEN L. RHINESMITH, B.A., M.A.T., Naples, Florida
HELEN C. SMITH, B.A., M.A., Potomac, Maryland
KATHERINE B. SMITH, B.A., M.Ed., M.Ed., Maple City, Michigan
JAMES D. TIMMONS, B.A., St. Atlanta, Georgia
THOMAS R. TRITTON, B.A., Ph.D., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Trustees from the Alumni Association
Date of First Election/Term Expires
2014/2023 JAN BARAN, B.A., J.D., Alexandria, Virginia
2017/2020 DAUD BAZ, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2016/2022 RICK DOODY, B.A., MMH, Chagrin Falls, Ohio
2014/2023 PETER EASTWOOD, B.A., M.B.A., Norwell, Massachusetts
2018/2021 GUILLERMO GUTIERREZ
2019/2022 ANDREA HEDRICK, B.A., San Mateo, California
2017/2023 MARTHA NUNN LEWIS, B.A., Madison, New Jersey
2015/2021 CRAIG LUKE, B.A., Stone Mountain, Georgia
2019/2022 MONA LYNCH, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2017/2023 VIKRAM MALHOTRA, B.A., M.B.A., Kowloon, Hong Kong
2015/2024 CYNTHIA O’NEILL, B.A., Annapolis, Maryland
2018/2024 ELLEN SIMPSON, B.A., Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2016/2022 KEN STERNAD, B.A., Peachtree Corners, Georgia
2017/2023 TRACIE WINBIGLER, B.A., Kent, Washington
2019/2022 SHADMAN ZAFAR, B.A., Plano, Texas
Trustees at Large
2013/2022 DOREEN DELANEY CRAWLEY, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio
2013/2022 JASON DOWNEY, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2011/2020 DANIEL GLASER, B.A., New York, New York
2017/2023 AARON GRANGER, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio
2015/2024 EDWARD HADDOCK, B.A., J.D., Winter Park, Florida
2013/2022 JACK LUIKART, B.A., San Francisco, California
2012/2022 MIKE McCLUGGAGE, B.A, J.D., Chicago, Illinois
2012/2021 KEVIN J. McGINTY, B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland, Ohio
2014/2023 COLLEEN K. NISSL, B.A., Columbus, Ohio
2014/2023 C. PAUL PALMER, B.A., J.D., Findlay, Ohio
2015/2024 THOMAS W. PALMER, B.A., J.D., Toledo, Ohio
2011/2023 ANAND PHILIP, B.A., M.B.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota
2013/2022 FRANK QUINN, B.A., M.B.A., Chicago, Illinois
2012/2021 GEORGE ROMINE, B.A., M.B.A., Palos Verdes Estates, California
2011/2021 KATHERINE BOLES SMITH, B.A., M.Ed, M.Ed., Raleigh, North Carolina
2012/2024 KARA TROTT, B.A., J.D., Powell, Ohio
From the Ohio East Conference
2015/2024 ROBERT C. HICKSON, JR., B.A., J.D., Mt. Gilead, Ohio
From other United Methodist Conferences
2015/2021 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.
CHAD JOHNS, D.Min., University Chaplain, 2005. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.Div., Boston University School of Theology; D.Min., Wesley Theological Seminary.
DAWN CHISEBE, M.A., Chief Diversity Officer, 2020. B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.A., The Ohio State University.
DOUGLAS W. ZIPP, M.S., Director of Athletics, 2017. B.S., Elmira College; M.S.,University of Rochester
MIKE DEWITT, MS, Associate Athletics Director/Head Men’s Basketball Coach, 1999, BA Ohio Wesleyan University, MA The Ohio State University
KRIS BOEY, MSEd, Associate Athletics Director/Compliance Officer/Director of Track & Field and Cross Country, 2002, BA Baldwin-Wallace College, MSEd University of Memphis
KIRSTA COBB, MBA, Associate Athletics Director/Senior Woman Administrator, 2014, BFA Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, MBA Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne
COLIN PARKER, M.S., Assistant Athletics Director, 2021. B.S., M.S., Eastern Illinois University.
JAY MARTIN, Ph.D., Director of Sport Performance, 1977. B.A., Springfield College; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University.
TODD MILLER, MEd, 2007, Athletic Trainer, BS The Ohio State University, MEd Auburn University.
Office of Enrollment Management
STEFANIE NILES, Ed.D., Vice President for Enrollment and Communications, 2018. B.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Indiana University; Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania.
DANA BEHUM, M.Ed., Interim Associate Director of Admission, 2022. B.A.C., Bowling Green State University; M.Ed., Ohio University.
TENIQUE RENA DENNIS, M.S., Associate Director of Admission, 2021. B.A., Wilberforce University; M.A., Franklin University.
KARINY CONTRERAS-NUÑEZ, M.B.A., Associate Director of Admission, 2021. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.B.A., Purdue University Global.
KRISTIN “KC” CROSBY, Ed.M., Director of International Admission, 2019. B.A., Brown University; Ed.M., Harvard University.
DAVE FROHMAN, M.Ed., Associate Director of Admission, 2017. B.A., Indiana University; M.Ed., Xavier University.
KRISTIN HENNING, M.B.A., Assistant Director of Admission, 2021. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.B.A., Defiance College.
PATRICIA A. KELLY, M.Ed., Senior Associate Director of Admission, 2007. B.A., California State University-Hayward; M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University.
EMMA NEEPER, B.A., Interim Admission Counselor and Events Coordinator, 2021. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.
LAURIE WESP PATTON, B.A., Director of Admission, 1997. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.
TIFFANY WADE, B.A., Associate Director of Transfer Admission, 2019. B.A., The Ohio State University.
ROB WALTON, M.B.A., Associate Director of Admission, 2019. B.A., Clarke University; M.B.A., Elmhurst University.
LAREN WENZELL, M.B.A., Interim Associate Director of Admission - Northeast Ohio Regional, 2022. B.B.A., M.B.A., Cleveland State University.
MARK BECKENBACH, B.A., Associate Director of media Relations; Sports Information Director, 1984. B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University.
COLE E. HATCHER, B.A., Director of Media & Community Relations, 2006. B.A., The Ohio State University.
WILL KOPP, M.A., Chief Communications Officer, 2014. B.A., Ohio University; M.A., The Ohio State University.
LINDSAY MAUTER, B.S., Associate Director, Project Manager, 2012. B.S., Ohio University.
ALLIE SANZENBACHER, B.A., Assistant Director of Digital Communications, 2019. B.A., Indiana University Bloomington.
SARA H. STUNTZ, B.A., Creative Lead, 2006. B.A., Miami University.
DOUGLAS E. THOMPSON, B.S., Manager of Web and Electronic Communications, 2006. B.S., Carnegie Mellon University.
AMY KAPLE, B.S., Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2008. B.S., Pennsylvania State University.
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.