2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Feb 27, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Corporation (Board of Trustees)



Officers of the Board

NICK CALIO, Chairperson

KARA TROTT, Vice-Chairperson

 

Ex-Officio

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

 

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., 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., Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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

2022/2025 LORI EVANS BERNSTEIN, B.A., New York, New York 

2022/2025 KATE CARNEY, B.A., Washington, DC

2020/2023 CAMRYN “SINCLAIRE” DAVIS, B.A., Knoxville, Tennessee

2021/2024 GREGORY DYSON, B.A., M.B.A., Washington, DC

2020/2023 MICHELLE KILKENNEY, B.A., J.D., Chicago, Illinois

2019/2025 ANDREA HEDRICK, B.A., San Mateo, California

2017/2023 MARTHA NUNN LEWIS, B.A., Madison, New Jersey

2017/2023 VIKRAM MALHOTRA, B.A., M.B.A., Kowloon, Hong Kong

2020/2023 JERILYN BUSHONG MAPES, B.A. M.Ed., Chagrin Falls, Ohio

2022/2025 BRIDGET DONNELL NEWTON, B.A., Rockville, Maryland

2018/2024 ELLEN SIMPSON, B.A., Lancaster, Pennsylvania

2017/2023 TRACIE WINBIGLER, B.A., Kent, Washington

Trustees at Large

2014/2023 JAN BARAN, B.A., J.D., Alexandria, Virginia

2016/2025 RICK DOODY, B.A., MMH, Chagrin Falls, Ohio

2013/2025 JASON DOWNEY, B.A., Columbus, Ohio

2014/2023 PETER EASTWOOD, B.A., M.B.A., Norwell, Massachusetts

2017/2023 AARON GRANGER, B.A., J.D., Columbus, Ohio

2015/2024 EDWARD HADDOCK, B.A., J.D., Winter Park, Florida

2022/2025 JOE LASH, B.A., Wilton, Connecticut

2021/2024 RACQUEL HARRIS MASON, B.S., M.B.A., Decatur, Georgia

2012/2025 MIKE McCLUGGAGE, B.A, J.D., Chicago, Illinois

2010/2024 JOHN MILLIGAN, B.A., Ph.D., Hillsborough, California 

2020/2023 KATHRYN MILLIGAN, B.A., Hillsborough, California

2022/2025 VIDYA NAGARAJAN, B.S., M.B.A., Palo Alto, California

2014/2023 COLLEEN K. NISSL, B.A., Columbus, Ohio

2015/2024 CYNTHIA O’NEILL, B.A., Annapolis, Maryland

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

2020/2023 DEAKINS RUSHTON, B.A., M.B.A., Birmingham, Alabama

2017/2023 THOMAS SIMONS, B.A., Atlanta, Georgia

2016/2025 KEN STERNAD, B.A., Peachtree Corners, Georgia

From the Ohio East Conference

2015/2024 ROBERT C. HICKSON, JR., B.A., J.D., Mt. Gilead, Ohio

From other United Methodist Conferences

2015/2024 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.

Athletics

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. 

Admission

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.

University Communications

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.

Financial Aid

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.