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2019 - 2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration


Administration

 

Executive Administration

Kington, Raynard M.D., PhD. (2010). President of the College; Professor of Economics, 2010–. B.S., M.D., University of Michigan; M.B.A., Ph.D., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

Archer, Keith (2018). Vice President for Finance and Treasurer of the College, 2018–. B.S., Maryville University.

Bagnoli, Joseph (2012). Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, 2012–. B.A., Berea College; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University.

Greiner, Mary (2015). Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, 2015–. B.G.S., University of Iowa.

Harris, Anne (2019). Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2019–. B.A., Agnes Scott College; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Kalkbrenner, John (1999). Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services and Economic Development, 2016–. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., Pace University; M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Lukehart, Debra (2016). Vice President for Communications, 2016–. B.A., Drake University.

Peltz, Mark (2011). Daniel & Patricia Jipp Finkelman Dean of CLS, 2013–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Robinson, David (2015). Chief Information Officer, 2017–. B.Sc., Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK.

Thayer, Jainen (2018). Chief Investment Officer, 2018-. M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University; B.A., Johns Hopkins University. 

Thiede, Jaci (2018). Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, 2018–. B.G.S., Indiana University; M.B.A., Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary.

Voos, Angela (2011). Vice President for Strategic Planning and Chief of Staff 2013–. A.B., Princeton University; M.P.H., University of North Carolina; M.B.A., University of Iowa.

Academic Affairs

Harris, Anne (2019). Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, 2019–. B.A., Agnes Scott College; M.A.; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Arner, Timothy (2008).  Associate Dean of the College, 2018-. B.A., The American University; M.A.; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Backous, Belinda (2014). Learning Specialist, 2014–. B.A., Iowa State University; M.S.W., Colorado State University.

Baechtel, Mark (2006). Director of Forensic Activities, 2006 – B.A., American University: M.F.A., University of Iowa.

Braaten, Norm (2016). Research Compliance Manager, 2016–. B.A., Minnesota State University; M.A., St. Cloud State University; Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Guenther, Emily (2008). Director of the Prison Program, 2015–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Hirschman, John (2017). Coordinator of Student Disability Resources, 2017–. B.S., University of South Carolina; M.A., University of South Dakota; Ed.S.

Johnson, Lakesia (2008). Assistant Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer; Associate Professor of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies, 2016–. A.B., Smith College; J.D.,M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University-Columbus.

Kapila, Shuchi (2002). Assistant Vice President for Global Education & Senior International Officer, 2017–. B.A., M.A., M.Phil, University of Delhi (India); Ph.D., Cornell University.

Kelley, Retta (2002). Assistant to the Dean of the College, 2010–. A.A., Ellsworth Community College.

Larson, Jonathan (2010). Associate Director of Off-Campus Study, 2017–. B.A., University of Vermont; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Levandoski, Mark M. (1999). Associate Dean of the College, 2017–. B.S., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Patch, Kathryn (2017). Senior Director of Global Initiatives, 2017–. B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Peterson, Stephanie (1999). Supervisor, Academic Administrative Support, 2018-.  B.F.A. University of Iowa

Stanley, Alicia (2017). Director of Off-Campus Study, 2017–. B.A., Rice University; M.A./M.S. DePaul University

Stern, Joyce (1999). Dean for Student Success and Academic Advising, 2014–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A. Stanford University.

Story, Angie (1982). Coordinator of Academic and Technical Support Assistants, 2013–. B.A., William Penn University.

Tapias, Maria (2001). Associate Dean of the College, 2012–. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Ukabiala, Chinyere (2013).Ombudsperson, 2013–. J.D., Drake University Law School; L.L.B., Buckingham University Law School, England.

Wilke, Autumn (2011). Assistant Dean for Disability Resources, 2017–. B.S., University of Wisconsin Madison; M.Ed., Iowa State University.

Admission

Bagnoli, Joseph (2012). Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, 2012–. B.A., Berea College; M.A., Eastern Kentucky University.

Amador-Lacson, Patricia (2008). Associate Director of Admission, 2019–. B.A., University of California-San Diego; J.D., University of California-Los Angeles.

Arseneault, Rachel (2012). Senior Assistant Director of Admission 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Baumler, Scott (2016). Enrollment Systems Analyst, 2016–. B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., Pennsylvania State University.

Edwards, Jonathan (2007). Senior Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of International Admission, 2015–. B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Illinois-Chicago.

Fischer, Sarah (2016). Director of Admission, 2016–. B.A., Carleton College; Ed.M., Harvard University.

Hansen, Pieter (2019). Admission Counselor, 2019–.  B.A., Grinnell College.

Iyer Elfenbein, Tina (2010). Associate Director of Admission, 2019–. B.A., Bates College; M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School; J.D., Boston College of Law.

Lloyd, Grace (2016). Assistant Director of Admission, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Morris, Christian (2018). Admission Counselor, 2018–. B.A., Grinnell College.

O’Polka, Emma (2019).  Admission Counselor, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College

Tucker, Katherine (2017). Senior Admission Counselor, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College.

White, Sarah (1999). Senior Associate Director of Admission 2014–. B.A., University of Iowa.

Analytic Support and Institutional Research

Renner, Catherine (2018). Associate Vice President for Analytic Support & Institutional Research, 2018–. M.S., Ph.D, Ohio University.

Robinson, Georgeanna (2016). Associate Director of Qualitative Research, 2018–. B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge; Ed.D, University of Pittsburgh.

VanWilligen, Carlie (1996). Director of Institutional Research, 2015–. B.A., Simpson College; M.A., St. Ambrose University.

Wilcox, Kaitlin (2013). Associate Director of Analytic Support and Institutional Research, 2015–. B.A., University of Arizona.

Bookstore

Wherry, Cassandra (1988). Manager, Bookstore, 1999–. B.S., Iowa State University.

Campus Safety

Shropshire, James (2017). Director of Campus Safety, 2017–. B.A., Augsburg College.

Cox, Heather (2019).  Associate Director of Emergency Management, 2019–.  M.S.Ed., Boston University; B.S. University of Iowa.

Center for Careers, Life, and Service

Peltz, Mark (2011). Daniel & Patricia Jipp Finkelman Dean for CLS, 2013–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., Miami University; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Barks, Sarah (2014). Director, STEM Career Community, 2017–. B.A., Washington University; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University.

Bleichner, Leslie (2019). Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Community, 2019-.  B.A. Grinnell College; M.A. DePaul University,

Crawford, Megan (2006). Assistant Dean & Director of Advising & Exploration, 2016–. B.A., Loras College; M.A., Ball State University.

Fitzgibbon, Maureen (2007). Director, Government & Social Service Career Community, 2017–. B.A., M.A., University of Iowa.

Foster, Julie (2017). Assistant Dean & Executive Director of Career Communities, 2017–. B.A., Olivet College; M.S., Miami University Oxford Campus; J.D. University of Notre Dame.

Harris, Kelly (2017). Assistant Dean & Director of Employer Engagement, 2017–. B.S., Southwest Missouri State University.

Harvith, Rachel (2018). Director, Arts, Media & Communications Career Community, 2017–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.F.A., University of Iowa

Johnson, Jovan (2016). Assistant Director of Employer Engagement and Internships, 2016–. B.A., Paine College; M.S., Iowa State University.

Landstrom, Ann (2017). Assistant Dean & Director of Global Fellowships & Awards, 2017–. B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., Mankato State University.

Lawrence, Michael (2017). Director, Business & Finance Career Community, 2017–. B.S. University of Delaware; M.S., Georgia State University.

Leathem Sanning, Susan (2002). Associate Dean & Director of Service and Social Innovation, 2018–. B.B.A., Baylor University; M.Div., Th.M., Princeton University.

Miller, Donna (2018).  Assistant Director of Advising and Exploration, 2019–. B.A., University of Chicago; J.D., Northwestern University.

Shroyer, Mary Jane (2019) Director, Health Professions, Career Community, 2019–.  M.S. Oregon State University; B.S. Truman State University.

Wilson, Keira (2015). Assistant Director of Service and Social Innovation, 2015–. B.A., Guilford College; M.Ed., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Center for Religion, Spirituality, and Social Justice

Shorb, Deanna (1996). Dean of Religious Life, 2007–. B.A., West Chester University; M.Div., Yale Divinity School.

Bryant, Linda (2001). College Organist, 2001–. B.M., Drake University; M.I.S., Valparaiso University; B.A., Fairmont State College.

College Services

Kalkbrenner, John (1999). Assistant Vice President for Auxiliary Services and Economics Development, 2016–. B.A., Vassar College; M.S., Pace University; M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Bly, Rachel (1998). Director of Events & Conference Operations, 2005–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Drake University.

Hart, Shane (2016). Golf Course Manager, 2016–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Hegg, Kim (2000). Manager of Campus Mail Services, 2005–.

Communications

Lukehart, Debra (2016). Vice President for Communications, 2016–. B.A., Drake University.

Anderson, Sarah (2012). Director of Content Strategy – External, 2013–. B.A., Grinnell College, M.A., Emerson College.

Burns, Elizabeth (2018). Content Strategist - Design, 2018–. B.A., George Mason University; M.A., University of Missouri.

Dralus, Donna (2006). Content Specialist - Digital, 2017–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Hayworth, Justin (2012). Content Specialist - Photography & Videography, 2017–. B.S., Kansas State University.

Henry, LeaAnn (2016). Senior Content Strategist - Creative & Production, 2017–. B.F.A., University of Iowa.

Hirsch, Linda (2018). Director of Content Strategy - Internal Engagement, 2018–. B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Iowa.

Lacher, Lisa (2014). Senior Content Strategist - Media Relations, 2017–. B.S., M.S., Northwestern University.

Powers, James (1987).  Senior Director, Special Projects & Operations, 2017–. B.F.A., University of Iowa.

Regenold, Michele (2014). Senior Content Strategist - Editorial, 2017–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., M.S., Iowa State University; M.F.A, Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Sammons, Dayna (2019). Content Specialist-Social, 2019–. B.A., William Penn University

Schmitt, Timothy (2018).  Content Strategist-Editorial, 2018-. B.A. Webster University; B.S. Webster University; M.P.A. Drake University; M.C.L. Drake University.

Stalcup, Larissa (2012).  Content Strategist-Design, 2016 – B.S., Black Hills State University.

Community Enhancement and Engagement

Chavez-Silva, Monica (2000). Assistant Vice President of Community Enhancement & Engagement, 2015–. B.A., Harvard University.

Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations

Ferrari, Susan (2013). Assistant Dean & Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations, 2018–. B.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Nelson Lof, Laura (2015). Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations, 2015–. B.A., University of Iowa.

Development and Alumni Relations

Thiede, Jaci (2018). Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, 2018–. B.G.S., Indiana University; M.B.A., Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary.

Aanes, Jackie (2011). Director of Operations, 2011–. B.A., University of Iowa.

Bair, Margaret Jones (1994). Director of Board Relations, 2015–. B.S., Centre College; M.S., Florida State University.

Behrends, Lisa (2015). Assistant Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, 2017–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A. Moody Bible Institute.

Beukema, Jillian (2008). Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving, 2016–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Boulton, Buddy (2006). Director of Planned Giving, 2016–. B.A. Simpson College; M.A., Drake University.

Campe, Molly (2012). Senior Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, 2015–.  B.A., Grinnell College.

Chaney, Jayn (2005). Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, 2015–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., University of Iowa.

Chrisman, Paul (2010). Associate Director of Operations for Data, Analysis and Reporting, 2017–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.S., Purdue University.

Everly, Paige (2012). Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations for Reunion and Award, 2015–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Herzberg, Jessica (2018).  Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Reunion Giving Program, 2018–. B.A., Simpson College

Howard, James (2012). Director of Principal Gifts, 2014–. B.A., M.B.A., University of New Hampshire.

Johnson, Sarah (2016). Associate Director of Major Gifts, 2018–. B.A., University of Iowa.

Knox, Laurel (2019) Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, 2019–. B.F.A., California State University Long Beach.

Laug, Adam (2014). Director of Development, 2014–. B.S., Iowa State University.

Lobo, Amelia (2017). Assistant Director of Major Gifts, 2017–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.B.A., INCAE Business School.

Muckler, Janet (1995). Operations Manager, 2014–.

Parker, Mae (2013). Director of Annual Giving, 2014–. B.A., Earlham College, M.A., Ball State University.

Parker, Nino (2007). Senior Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Petsel, Jill (2017). Director of Major Gifts, 2017–. B.A., Buena Vista College.

Popson, Tina (2018). Associate Director of Parents and Families Program, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., University of Nebraska.

Renstrom-Schaefer, Ashley (2013).  Associate Director of Alumni and Donor Relations, 2019–. DePauw University B.A.; Northwestern University M.S.H.E.

Root, Sara (2007). Assistant Director of Development Research, 2017–. B.S., Southern Illinois University.

Say, Daniel (2016). Web Specialist, 2016–. B.S. Grand View University.

Shapiro, Jeremy (2017). Assistant Director of DAR Communications, 2018–. B.A., University of Iowa; M.Ed., Wichita State University.

Smith-Benanti, Sarah (2017).  Assistant Director Alumni and Donor Relations Diverse Communities, 2019–.  B.A. Luther College.

Sutton, Stephanie (2019).  Director of Major Gifts, 2019–.  B.B.A.  University of Houston Downtown.

Tanzosch, Michele (2015). Assistant Director of Operations for Prospect Research, 2018–. A.A., Kirkwood Community College; B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Wallace, Bailee (2018). Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Phonathon, 2018–. B.A., Hendrix College.

Wolff, Mitchell (2017). Assistant Director of Student Programs, 2017–. B.A., University of Iowa.

Zebot, Dinah (2016). Associate Director of Major Gifts, 2016–. B. A., Grinnell College.

Zug, Mary (2018). Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Class Fund Director Program, 2018–. B.A., Central College; M.A., Viterbo College.

Dining Services

Moser, Jeanette (1995). Director of Dining Services, 2018–. B.S., North Dakota State University.

Kaiser, Laura (2005). Assistant Director of Dining Services, 2011–. A.A., Diablo Valley College; A.O.S., California Culinary Academy.

Thornton, Lisa (2014). Assistant Director of Dining Services, 2014–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Turley, Scott (1999). Executive Chef, 2008–. A.A., The University of Akron.

Facilities Management

Whitney, Richard (1995). Assistant Vice President Facilities Management, 2016–. B.S., Iowa State University.

Bair, Christopher (2006). Environmental and Safety Manager, 2014–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Besick, Charles (2015). Maintenance Manager, 2015–. B.A., William Penn University.

Burt, Michael  (1989). Associate Director of Facilities Management—Grounds, Landscape, and Hauling, 1991–. B.S., M.S., Iowa State University.

Hammond, Corey (2014). Associate Director of Facilities Management-Construction and Maintenance, 2014–. B.S., Clemson University.

Hansen, Dixie (2000). Office Manager, 2001–.

Ollinger, Leslie (1985). Associate Director of Facilities Management— Procurement, Operations, and Custodial Services, 1999–.

Shill, Todd (2013). Custodial Supervisor, 2016–.

Smith, Nathan (2010). Custodial Supervisor, 2014-.

Financial Aid

Lindberg, Brad (2013). Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Director of Student Financial Aid, 2016–. B.A., Saint Olaf College; M.A., University of Saint Thomas.

Armstead, Nicole (2015). Admission Data and Operations Administrator, 2018-. M.Ed., Upper Iowa University; B.A., University of Minnesota.

Nelson, Revae (2014). Associate Director of Financial Aid, 2014–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Phipps, Mary (1987). Data and Process Specialist, 2016–. A.A.S., Tacoma Community College.

Sittig, Pamela (1996). Director of Financial Aid, 2019–. B.S., Truman State University; M.B.A., William Woods University.

Zimmermann, Gretchen (1986). Associate Director of Financial Aid and Stewardship, 2016–. B.B.A., University of Iowa.

General Administration

Bosse, Carolyn (1990). Technical Assistant, Biology, 1990–. B.A., Augustana College.

Brown, Barbara (1990). Psychology Technical Assistant, 1990–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Dudak, Edward (1978). Technical Assistant, Physics, 1989–. B.S., University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Hill, Elizabeth (2013). CERA Manager/Center for Prairie Studies Outreach Coordinator, 2013–. B.S., Drake University.

Hueftle-Worley, Karen (1986). Art Department Image Curator, 1989–. B.A., Kearney State College.

Isley, Sharon (2015). Technical Assistant/Chemical Hygiene Officer, Biology, 2015–. B.S., Indiana Wesleyan University.

Nelson, Paul (1990). Technical Assistant, Music, 1990–. B.A., Winona State University.

Palmer, Jennifer (2017). Preschool Teacher, 2017–. B.A., Simpson College.

Sanning, Erik (1991). Technical Director, Theatre and Dance, 1998–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Santos, Jarren (2019).  Data Scientist, Department-DASIL, 2019–. M.P.H., University of Iowa; B.A. Grinnell College.

Sieck, Mindy (2019).  Technical Assistant, Biology 2019–. B.A., Loras College.

Veerhusen-Langerud, Karen (1997). Director and Lead Teacher of the Preschool, 1997–. B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Grinnell College Museum of Art

Wright, Lesley (1999). Director of the Grinnell College Museum of Art, 1999–. Lecturer in Art, 2004–. B.A., Swarthmore College; A.M., Ph.D., Stanford University.

Wilson, Kay (1983). Curator of the Collection, 1986–. B.A., Rockford College.

Severe, Milton (1989). Director of Exhibition Design, 1998–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Strong, Daniel (1999). Associate Director/Curator of Exhibitions, 2018–. B.S., Nazareth College of Rochester; M.A., Williams College; M.A., Princeton University.

Woodward, Matilda (2007). Curator of Academic and Public Outreach, 2007–. B.F.A., Kansas City Art Institute; M.F.A., University of Kansas.

Human Resources

Greiner, Mary (2015). Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, 2015–. B.G.S., University of Iowa.

Johnson, Jana (2000). Associate Director of Human Resources, 2013–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Koehler, Stacy (2000).Associate Director of Human Resources, 2013–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Mulholland, James (1988). Director of Compensation and Risk Management, 2015–. B.S., Bemidji State University; C.P.A., State of Iowa.

Reed, Marc (2018). Diversity Recruiting Manager, 2018–. B.S., University of Phoenix.

Watts, Mark (2000). HR Training and Student Employment Coordinator, 2015–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Information Technology Services

Robinson, David (2015). Chief Information Officer, 2017–. B.Sc., Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK.

Baker, Devon (2008).  AV Systems Engineering Specialist, 2018–.  B.A. Webster University School of Communications.

Balm, Jon (2008). Senior Intranet Architect, 2017–. B.S., University of Northern Iowa; M.M.I.S., University of Iowa.

Bartachek, Phillip (1999). Database Administrator, 2017–. A.A.S., Kirkwood Community College; B.A., Coe College.

Baumann, Julie (2019). Project Manager, 2019–.  B.A. St. Olaf College.

Brown, Paul (2019).  Salesforce Administrator, 2019–.  B.S. Grinnell College

Buchwald, Rob (2015). Director of Information Security, 2017–. B.A., California State University Dominquez Hills; M.S., Iowa State University.

Busness, Helen (2016). Data Governance Specialist, 2016–. B.A., Bryn Mawr; J.D., Seton Hall University.

Colby, Jonathan (2017). Deputy Chief Information Officer, 2017–.

Conner, Michael (2004). Linux System Administrator, 2017–.  B.A., M.A., Iowa State University.

Dale, David (1985). Project Manager for Infrastructure, 2013–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Ellis, David W. (1987). Director of Network Services, 2017–. B.A., Northwestern College.

Gansen Missy (2019) IT Marketing and Communications Program Manager, 2019–. Iowa State University B.F.A.

Hainley, Matt (2017). Network Specialist, 2017–. B.A., Harding University; M.Ed., University of Oklahoma.

Hammond, John (2012). Director of User Services, 2017–. B.C.S., Worcester Polytechnic Institute; M.L.A., Wesleyan University.

Helt, Ralph (2005). Audio-Visual Services Team Leader, 2017–. B.A., Simpson College.

Honeycutt, Troy (2014). Enterprise Solutions Specialist, 2017–. A.A., DMACC.

Jacobs, Brett (2016). Network Specialist, 2016–. A.A.S, DMACC.

Jaeger, Brent (1994). Project Manager, 2017–. B.A., Wartburg College.

Lillibridge, Holli (2016). ERP Specialist, 2017–. A.A., Kirkwood Community College; B.A., Buena Vista University; M.Ed., Iowa State University.

Ludwig, Linda (1993). Information Security Awareness Specialist, 2016–. B.A., M.A., Truman State University.

Luedtke, Jason (2017). Senior ERP Specialist, 2017–. B.A., Simpson College.

Madren, Jacob (2012). Enterprise Platform Solutions Developer, 2017–. A.A.S., Indian Hills Community College; B.A., University of Phoenix.

Otto, Evan (2007). Director of Enterprise Systems, 2017–. B.S., William Penn University.

Pasalic, Afan (2014). Web Developer, 2014–. University of Banja Luka.

Pifer, Michael (1997). Information Security Technical Specialist, 2017–. B.A., Grand View College.

Priest, Luke (2013). Systems Engineering Team Lead, 2017–. A.S., Hamilton College, B.S., Kaplan University.

Stinger, Dylan (2018). Technology Services Desk Manager, 2018–. B.S., M.B.A., Tennessee Technological University.

Thompson, Heidi (2018). Network Specialist, 2018–.

Wilkins, Mike (1997). Network Systems Administrator, 2017–. A.A.S., Marshalltown Community College; B.A., Coe College.

Library

Adams, Megan (2018). Assistant Professor, Library, 2019–.

Bauder, Julia (2008). Assistant Professor and Data Services Librarian, 2008–. B.A., Simon’s Rock College, M.L.I.S., Wayne State University.

Barber, Erika (2017). Library Systems Support Specialist, 2017–. B.A., M.A., University of Iowa.

Behounek, Michele (2013). Manager of Access Services, 2013–. B.A., Buena Vista University; M.A., University of Iowa. 

Christel, Mark (2016). Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Librarian of the College, 2016–.; B.A., University of Wisconsin; M.A., Rutgers University; M.L.I.S., (1994), University of Michigan.

Ciota, Rebecca (2016). Assistant Professor of the Library, 2016–. B.A., Oberlin College; M.S.., (2016), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Clayton, Sharon (1983). Administrative Assistant to the Librarian of the College, 1991–. A.A., Marshalltown Community College.

Engel, Kevin (1986). Science Librarian, Associate Professor, Library, 1996–. B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Iowa.

Jones, Christopher (2010). Assistant Professor, Library; Special Collection Librarian and Archivist of the College, 2014–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.L.S., University of Illinois.

Jones, Phillip (2004). Reader Services Librarian, 2004–. B.A., Purdue University; B.A., Adams State College; M.L.S., University of Arizona; M.A., University of Kentucky.

Knight, R. Cecilia (1993). Associate Librarian of the College, 2010–; Catalog Librarian, Associate Professor, Library, 1995–. B.A., Blackburn College; M.L.S., Rosary College.

McFate, Mark (2012). Digital Library Applications Developer, 2014–. B.S., M.S., University of Kansas.

Office of Investments

Thayer, Jainen (2018). Chief Investment Officer, 2018–. M.B.A., Case Western Reserve University; B.A., Johns Hopkins University.

Carlson, Paige (2005). Associate Director of Investments, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College.

Dunham, Melissa (2019).  Investment Operations Accountant, 2019–.  B.S. St. Catherine University.

Johnk, Austin (2019). Investment Associate, 2019–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Sandquist, Kelly (2013). Director of Investment Operations, 2019–. B.S., M.B.A., Drake University.

Office of the Ombuds

Ukabiala, Chinyere (2013). Ombudsperson, 2013–. J.D., Drake University Law School; L.L.B., Buckingham University Law School, England

Office of the President

Kington, Raynard M.D., PhD. (2010). President of the College, 2010–. B.S., M.D., University of Michigan; M.B.A., Ph.D., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Gearhart-Anderson, Sara (2014).  Executive Assistant to the President, 2019–. Grinnell College B.A.; Emerson College M.A.

Asberry, Bailey (2011). Title IX Coordinator, 2018–. B.S., Iowa State University.

Schoen, Susan (1982). Secretary of the College 2001–. B.A., Concordia College.

Walsh, Cheryl (2012). Correspondence Assistant, 2012–. B.A., Michigan State University; M.A., Cornell University; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University.

Physical Education

Hamilton, Andrew (1987).  Director of Athletics and Recreation, 2016–.  B.A., Grinnell College; M.S.S., United States Sports Academy.

Blalock, Gene (2014). Assistant Football Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, 2018–. B.A., Upper Iowa University.

Carter, Tyrone (2019).  Assistant Football Coach, Offensive Coordinator, 2019–.  M.M. University of Phoenix; B.S. University of Phoenix.

Cooprider, Ben (2008). Assistant Athletic Director, 2016–. B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Concordia University.

Hammond, Timothy (2007). Associate Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach, 2007- and Natatorium Coordinator, 2011–. B.A., Luther College.

Harrold, Dana (2013). Head Women’s Basketball Coach; Strength and Conditioning, 2013–. B.S., University of Dubuque; M.A., Loras College.

Kofoot, Jason (2010). Assistant Athletic Trainer, 2010–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Nebraska.

Martinez, Jason (2010). Assistant Football Coach; Defensive Coordinator/Director of the Fitness Center, 2010–. B.A., Bemidji State University; M.S., Bemidji State University.

Reckamp, Amanda (2010). Head Women’s Softball Coach; Coordinator of Faculty Staff Wellness; 2011–. B.A., Westminster College; M.A., William Woods University.

Roepke, Holly (2017). Assistant Athletic Director, Coordinator for Diversity, Inclusion, Student Programming, 2017–. B.S., California Lutheran University.

Schultz, Theodore (2007). Sports Information Director, 2007–. B.A., Northwestern College.

Tigges, Carissa (2015). Assistant Athletic Trainer, 2015–. B.A., Trinity International University; M.S., Eastern Michigan University.

Registrar

Maher, Jason (2014). Registrar of the College, 2014–. B.A., Metropolitan State University; M.A.L.S., Hamline University.

Rutherford, Vickie (1995). Assistant Registrar, 2011–. A.A.A. Hawkeye Institute of Technology.

Student Affairs

Moschenross, Sarah (2015). Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, 2018–. B.S., Iowa State University of Science and Technology; M.A., University of Iowa.

Adams, Ashley (2019). Associate Director of Student Involvement, 2019–. Minnesota State University B.A.; Minnesota State University M.A.

Edwards, Karen (2008). Associate Dean and Director of International Student Affairs, 2012–. B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Iowa.

Hanson, Nicholas (2019) Residence Life Coordinator, 2019–.  M.S., Florida International University; B.A., Baldwin Wallace University.

Jacobsen, Jennifer (2008). Assistant Dean for Health and Wellness, 2019–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., University of Iowa.

Jimmison, Bailey (2019). Assistant Director of Student Involvement, 2019–. University of Northern Iowa B.A.; Colorado State University M.A.

Massey, Evette (2017). Residence Life Coordinator, 2017–. B.S., Northwest Missouri State University; M.A., University of St. Thomas.

McKee, Howard (2019).  Residence Life Coordinator, 2019–.  M.Ed., University of Wisconsin La Crosse; B.S., University of Wisconsin Platteville.

Morgan, Lindsy (2018). Residence Life Coordinator, 2018–. B.A., M.A., Lewis University.

Murphy, Joshua (2017). Residence Life Coordinator, 2017–. B.A., M.Ed., Florida Atlantic University.

Myers, Lauren (2015).  Assistant Director of Housing Operations, 2019–.  M.A. Emory University; B.S. Emory University.

Newhouse, Ben (2018). Dean of Students, 2018–. B.A., Trinity University; M.Ed., The University of Texas;

Reuber, Leah (2016). Assistant Director of Residence Life, 2016–. B.A. Coe College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Sims, Michael (1997). Assistant Dean for Student Involvement, 2019–. B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Smith Benanti, Maure (2016). Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, 2019–. B.A., M.S., Utah State University.

Strong, Brenda (1997). International Student and Scholar Advisor, 2013–. B.B.A., Iowa State University.

Varia, Vrinda (2016).  Director of Intercultural Affairs, 2019–. B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.S., University of Pennsylvania.

Student Health and Wellness

Shill, Deborah (2008). Director of Health Services 2018–. AiD.N., R.N., North Iowa Area Community College.

Liddell-Westefeld, Gina (2018).  Staff Counselor, 2018–.  M.A., University of Minnesota; B.A., Augsburg College

Valencic, Paul (2016). Staff Counselor, 2016–. B.A., University of Iowa; M.A., Ed.S, University of Missouri.

Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Lopatto, David E. (1981). Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment, 2015–; Samuel R. and Marie-Louise Rosenthal Professor of Natural Science and Mathematics, 2008–; Professor of Psychology, 1996–. B.A., Kenyon College; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University.

Bourgeois Parsons, Renee (2017). Director of the Mathematics Laboratory/Lecturer, 2018–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Simpson College.

Donovan, Gina (2015). Instructional Technologist, 2015–. B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Iowa State University.

Neville, David (2015). Digital Liberal Arts Specialist, 2015–. A.M., Washington University in St. Louis; B.A., Brigham Young University; M.S., Utah State University; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis.

Pelzel, Morris (2017). Director for Academic Technology, 2017–. B.S., Texas A&M University; M.S., Indiana University; M.T.S., Saint Meinrad School of Theology; Ph.D., Catholic University of America.

Preast, Vanessa (2017). Associate Director of the center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment, 2017–. B.A., Iowa State University; D.V.M., University of Florida.

Turk, Tisha (2018). Director of Academic Support for Writing and Speaking/Lecturer, 2018–. B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.

Walden, Katherine (2018). Digital Liberal Arts Specialist, 2018–. B.M., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa;

Treasurer

Archer, Keith (2018). Vice President for Finance and Treasurer of the College, 2018–. B.S., Maryville University.

Combs, Nancy (2002). Controller and Assistant Treasurer, 2012–. B.B.A., University of Iowa.

Anderson, Amy (2000). Associate Controller, 2004–. B.A., Wartburg College.

Dressler, Julie (2003). Staff Accountant, 2014–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Jones, Amanda (2014). Procurement Manager, 2014–. B.S., Iowa State University.

Maschmann, Marsha (1988). Senior Staff Accountant, 2008–.

Mawe, Mark (2011). Accounting Payroll Manager, 2011–. B.B.A., University of Iowa.

Nunnikhoven, Hollie (2017). Grants Accountant, 2017–. A.A., B.A., AIB College of Business.

Stubbs, Carissa (2016). Director of Student Accounts & Bursar, 2016–. B.A., University of Northern Iowa.