Faculty by Department

Arts and Humanities

Tyler Blake, Professor of English
Donna Bohn, Chair, Arts and Humanities
Luke Johnson, Director of Bands and Music Education
Brian Merriman, Assistant Professor Graphic Design
Cynthia Peterson, Professor of Communication
Christopher Smith, Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor of Music
Shanti Thomas, Professor of English

Business Administration

Yorton Clark, Chair, Business and Communication
Lynne Erickson, Assistant Professor of Accounting
Mark Hamilton, Professor of Communication

Jack C. Jones, Sports Management & Compliance Officer for MNU Athletics
Jamie Myrtle, Associate Professor of Business
Lisa Wallentine, Professor of Business
David Wegley, Professor Business Administration

Center for Accelerated and Professional Education (CAPE)

Jonathan Downs, Chair, Center for Accelerated & Professional Education (CAPE), Associate Professor of Business

Christian Ministry & Formation

Randy Cloud, Chair, Christian Ministry & Formation
Donald Dunn, Instructor of Business
James Edlin, Professor of Biblical Literature and Languages
Dean Flemming, Professor of New Testament and Missions
Mark Hayse, Director, Honors Program
Ronald R. Jackson, Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministry
Jacob Lett, Assistant Professor of Theology

Counselor Education

Amy Cain, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Community Counseling Center Coordinator
Mary Fry, Professor of Counselor Education
Todd Frye, Chair, Counselor Education

Paul R. Hoard, Assistant Professor of Counseling
Taylor Johnson, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling Track Coordinator
Andrew Secor, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education


Linda Alexander, Director of Continuing Education and Dual Enrollment, Professor of Teacher Education
Martin Dunlap, Chair, Professional & Graduate Studies in Education
Neil Friesland, Professor of Education
Jill Gonzalez-Bravo, Chair, Teacher Education
Kim Humerickhouse, Professor of Education

Graduate Studies in Management

Graydon Dawson, Chair, Graduate Studies of Management
Mary Murphy, Professor of Management

Professional Studies in Management

Bob Humphrey, Chair, Professional Studies of Management
LeAnn Yantis, Assistant Professor of Professional Studies in Business


Amanda Addis, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Jennifer Blanchard, Associate Professor of Nursing
Laurie Brooks, Associate Professor of Nursing
Kata Conde, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Tish Conejo, Professor of Nursing
Jennifer Ferguson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Susannah Hart, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Victoria Haynes, Associate Professor of Nursing
Lucy Hood, Professor of Nursing, Department Chair Pre-Licensure Nursing
Susan Larson, Professor of Nursing
Lauren Loyd, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Joanne McDermott, Professor of Nursing
Anne Mercer, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Sarah Miller, Chair, Post-Licensure and Graduate Nursing Education, Associate Professor of Nursing
Michele Noble, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Karen Wiegman,  Dean, School of Nursing and Health Science

Natural, Health and Mathematical Sciences

Chris Crawford, Assistant Professor and Director, Athletic Training Program
Mark Brown, Professor of Mathematics/Mathematics Education
Teresa Hale-Lespier, Assistant Professor of Computer Science 
Abby Hodges, Chair, Natural, Health & Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Brad King, Associate Professor of Health & Exercise Science
James Leininger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Jordan Mantha, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Andrew Overholt, Associate Professor of Physics
Jill Speicher, Assistant Professor of Biology
Rion Taylor, Professor of Biology
Nicholas Troendle, Assistant Professor of Biology

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Bo Cassell, Associate Professor of Sociology
Todd Hiestand, Chair, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Criminal Justice

Arvin Oke, Professor of Psychology
Darin Tuck, Assistant Professor of History
Michael Vogel, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Additional Faculty

Marcelle Cooper, Director, Academic Success Center
Marty Crossland, Associate Vice President of Instructional Technology and Online Education, Professor and Chair, Computer Information Systems Programs
Lon Dagley, Computer Services Librarian
Nancy Damron, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Bruce Flanders, Director, Learning Commons and Mabee Library
Mark Ford, Vice Provost and Dean, School of Professional & Graduate Studies
James Garrison, Registrar
Lauren Hays, Instructional and Research Librarian, Associate Professor
Addison Lucchi, Instructional and Research Librarian

David J. Spittal, President
Patricia J. Walsh, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Associate Professor