Feb 26, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Personnel

President’s Cabinet

Darrel D. Colson, President

Brian R. Ernsting, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Daniel R. Kittle, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Scott C. Leisinger, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Richard Seggerman, Vice President for Finance and Adminstration

Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management


Suleman Abdiah (2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.Sc., 2002, Forman Christian College, Pakistan; M.A., 2004, Forman Christian College, Pakistan; M.B.A., 2019, Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., 2014, Southern Illinois University.

Cristian G. Allen (2018)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 2007, Virginia Commonwealth University; M.S., 2010, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ph.D., 2017, University of North Texas.

Cynthia M. H. Bane (2003)
Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1991, Luther College; M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1997, Miami University.

Lucy C. Barnhouse (2018)
Visiting Assistant Professor of History; B.A., 2008, Messiah College; M.A., 2009, Fordham University; Ph.D., 2017, Fordham University.

Michael D. Bechtel (2013)
Associate Professor of Science Education; B.A., 1994, Wartburg College; M.Ed., 2007, University of Wisconsin; Ed.D., 2012, Edgewood College.

Joy L. Becker (2011)
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1997, Wartburg College; M.S., 1999, Iowa State University;  Ph.D., 2002, Iowa State University.

Allan B. Bernard (2013)
Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.A., 1987, University of Minnesota; M.B.A., 2004, Metropolitan State University.

Bret L. Billet (1990)
Professor of Political Science; B.S., 1984, Manchester College; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1989, Miami University.

Brian J. Birgen (2001)
Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1991, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., 1997, University of Michigan.

Mariah H. Birgen (1997)
Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 1991, University of California; Ph.D., 1997, University of Michigan.

Daniel W. Black (1993)
Professor of Physical and Engineering Science, Gary & Donna Hoover Distinguished Professorship in Engineering Science; B.S., 1986, M.S., 1990, Ph.D., 1993, Iowa State University.

Karen E. Black (1993)
Professor of Music, College Organist; Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professorship in Organ; B.M., 1984, St. Olaf College; M.M., 1986, Indiana University School of Music; D.M., 1994, Indiana University.

Nicholas Blay (2019)
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., 2008, Simpson College; M.S., 2010, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., EXPECTED, Oklahoma State University.

Joyce E. Boss (1995)
Professor of English; B.A., 1982, San Diego State University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Los Angeles.

Benjamin D. Bousquet (2004)
Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., 1999, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2003, University of Minnesota.

Rachel E. Clark (2011)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., 2002, The Ohio State University; M.A., 2005, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., 2011, The Ohio State University.

Darrel D. Colson (2009)
President; B.A., 1977, Louisiana State University; M.A., 1981, Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., 1987, Vanderbilt University.

Justin D. Crouse (2012)
Associate Professor of Accounting; B.A., 2008, Wartburg College; M.B.A., 2012, Iowa State University.

Patricia R. Dietz (2019)
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science; B.A., 2006, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., 2008, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2015, University of Kansas.

Christine A. DeVries (2007)
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.A., 2000, Luther College; Ph.D., 2007, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Shawn M. Ellerbroek (2004)
Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry, Otto Endowed Professorship in Chemistry; B.A., 1995, University of Iowa; Ph.D., 2000, Northwestern University.

Brian R. Ernsting (2014)
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty; B.S., 1988, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1993, University of MIchigan.

Andrea N. Eslick (2012)
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.S., 2006, Iowa State University; M.A., 2009, Duke University; Ph.D., 2011, Duke University.

LeAnn E. Faidley (2011)
Associate Professor of Engineering; B.S., 1999, Iowa State University; M.S., 2001, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2006, The Ohio State University.

Kelly J. Faga (2013)
Associate Professor of Education; B.S., 1991, Iowa State University; M.S.,1995, Northwest Missouri State University; Ph.D., 2006, Iowa State University.

Tamara L. Faux (2004)
Professor of Social Work; The O. Jay and Patricia Tomson Endowed Professor in Social Work; B.A., 1990, Luther College; M.S.S.W., 1991, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 2000, The Union Institute.

Barbara J. Fedeler (2000)
Professor of Art; B.F.A., 1982, Drake University; M.F.A., 1985, University of Arizona.

Charles C. Figura (1999)
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Director of the Platte Observatory; B.S., 1992, Bradley University; M.S., 1997, Ph.D., 1999, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Kimberly K. Folkers (1989)
Associate Professor of Marketing, Hagemann Professor in Business; B.A., 1981, University of Northern Iowa; F.L.M.I., 1986; M.I.M., 1989, College of St. Thomas.

Michael Gleason (2019)
Associate Professor of Leadership/Burling Distinguished Professor of Leadership; B.A., 2006, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., 2009, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., 2012, Iowa State University.

Michaeleen E. Gerken Golay (2016)
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S./B.A., 2003, 2002, University of Iowa; M.S., 2005 Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2013, Iowa State University.

Melvin E. Gonnerman (2018)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.A., 1994, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., 1997, Northern Illinois University; Ph.D., 2000, Northern Illinois University.

Craig A. Hancock (1995)
Professor of Music, Director of Bands; B.M., 1977, Simpson College; M.A., 1979, D.M.A., 1992, University of Iowa.

Joel R. Holst (1995)
Head Baseball Coach, Lecturer in Physical Education; B.A., 1985, Coe College; M.S., 1990, Northwest Missouri State University.

Rita Jensen (2016)
Visiting Professor of Education; B.S., Calvin College; B.A., Cornerstone University; M.A.Ed., 1981, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., 1988, Iowa State University.

Samantha C. Larimer Bousquet (2008)
Associate Professor of Biology: B.A., 2001, Earlham College; Ph.D., 2007, Cornell University.

Jennifer J. Larson (2007)
Associate Professor of Music; B.M., 1992, M.M., 1996, University of Utah; D.M.A., 2001, University of Michigan.

Scott C. Leisinger (2006)
Vice President for Institutional Advancement; B.A., 1987, Wartburg College; M.A., 1991, University of Northern Colorado.

Terry L. Letsche (2003)
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.A., 1989, Wartburg College; M.S., 1991, University of Iowa, Ph.D., 2008, University of Iowa.

Terrence J. Lindell (1984)
Professor of History; B.A., 1978, Augustana College (S.D.); M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1987, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Gregory F. Lorenz (2018)
Academic and Urban Studies Program Director-Wartburg West; B.S., Colorado State University; M.A., The University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Yvonne E. Losch (1975)
Assistant Professor of German; B.A., 1956, Mount Holyoke College; M.A., 1975, Harvard University.

Sonja C. Lynch (2001)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., 1982, St. Olaf College; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1999, Indiana University at Bloomington.

Jessica M. Martin (2018)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism and Communication; B.A., 2003, Illinois Institute of Art; M.S., 2006, Roosevelt University; Ph.D., 2018, Capella University.

Murad M. Mahmoud (2018)
Assistant Professor of Engineering Science; B.Sc., 2007, University of Jordan; M.S., 2011, University of Jordan; Ph.D., 2018, Utah State University.

J. Keith McClung (1998)
Professor of Biology; B.A., B.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1983, West Virginia University.

David A. McCullough (1998)
Professor of Biology; B.A., 1982, University of Dallas; M.S., 1985, Ph.D., 1991, Texas Tech University.

J. Brian McQueen (2014)
Assistant Professor of Criminology/Criminal Justice/Sociology; B.S., 1995, Emporia State University; M.S., 1997, Pittsburg State University; Ph.D., 2009, Washington State University.

Susan L. Meyeraan (2004)
Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.B.A., 1982, University of Iowa; M.B.A., 1984, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., 1987, University of Iowa.

Zak K. Montgomery (2009)
Associate Professor of Spanish, Slife Professor in Humanities; B.A., 2002, Kalamazoo College; M.A., 2004, Indiana University at Bloomington; Ph.D., 2013, Indiana University at Bloomington.

Shaheen S. Munir (1988)
Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1978, M.A., 1980, Osmania University (India); Ph.D., 1988, The Ohio State University.

Scott J. Muntefering (2009)
Associate Professor of Music Education, Eugene and Ruth Weidler Drape Distinguished Professor in Music Education; B.M.E., 1999, University of South Dakota; M.M., 2001, University of South Dakota; D.M.A., 2009, North Dakota State University.

Lee D. Nelson (2009)
Professor of Music, Zahn Patricia R. Endowed Chair in Choral Conducting, Director of the Wartburg Choir and Ritterchor; B.M., 1996, Concordia College, Moorhead; M.M., 2003, University of Arizona, Tucson; 2009, D.M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson.

Minjung Noh (2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion; B.A., 2012, The Seoul National University; M.A., 2014, The Seoul National University; Ph.D., EXPECTED, Temple Unveristy.

Amy L. Nolan (2006)
Professor of English; B.A., 1992, Alma College; M.A., 1995, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 2005, Michigan State University.

Pamela J. Ohrt (2006)
Associate Professor of Communication Arts; B.S., 1974, Iowa State University; M.A., 2003, University of Northern Iowa.

Thomas R. Payne (1993)
Professor of Art; B.A., 1978, University of Oklahoma; M.F.A., 1982, State University of New York at Buffalo.

A. Lynn Peters (1992)
Associate Professor of Social Work, Tomson Professor in Social Work; B.A., 1977, University of Kansas; M.S.W., 1979, University of Alabama.

Richard D. Peth (1997)
Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Instructor in Physical Education; B.S., 1981, University of Iowa; M.S., 1984, University of Denver.

Brian J. Pfaltzgraff (2006)
Associate Professor of Music; B.M.E., 1992, Simpson College; M.A., 1994, Bowling Green State University; M.M., 1997, Bowling Green State University; D.M.A., 2003, University of Michigan.

Penni M. Pier (2000)
Professor of Communication Arts, Grant L. Price Endowed Department Chair; B.A., 1993, Moorhead State University; M.A., 1995, Southwest Missouri State University, Ph.D., 2000, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Amy J. Pilcher (2018)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.A., 2011, Mount Mercy University; M.A., 2014, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2017, Iowa State University.

Nana A.G.T. Quaicoe (2018)
Assistant Professor of Economics; B.A., 2012, Dordt College; M.S., 2014, Eastern Illinois University; Ph.D., 2018, Southern Illinois University.

Marta Ramirez Martinez (2019)
Assistant Professor of Spanish; B.A., 2009, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain; M.A., 2012, University of Arizona; Ph.D., 2017, University of Arizona.

Todd C. Reiher (1991)
Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1980, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., 1990, Iowa State University.

Ted A. Reuter (1989)
Professor of Piano; B.A., 1973, Knox College; M.M., 1977, University of Illinois-Urbana; D.M.A., 1985, University of Iowa.

Caryn D. Riswold (2018)
Professor of Religion, McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission; B.A., 1993, Augustana Sioux Falls; M.A.T.S., 1995, Claremont School of Theology; Th.M., 1997, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; Ph.D., 2000, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.

Kyle A. Schenkewitz (2016)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion; B.A., 2002, William Carey University; M.T.S., 2008, Candler School of Theology; M.A., 2006, University of Southern Mississippi;  Ph.D., 2014, Saint Louis University.

Justin Schedtler (2017)
Assistant Professor of Religion; B.A., 1999, St. Olaf College; M.A., 2007, Luther Seminary; M.A., 2011, University of Minnesota;  Ph.D., 2014, Emory University.

Richard Seggerman (2005)
Vice President for Finance and Administration; A.A.S., 1984, Iowa Lakes Community College; B.S., 1987, Florida Atlantic University.

Lorinda L. Sheeler (2016)
Visiting Associate Professor of Public Health; B.S., 1993, Auburn University; M.S., 1996, Texas Tech University; Ph.D., 2002, Texas Tech University.

Richard R. Snyder (2014)
Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., 1983, Trinity College; M.Div., 1990, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Ed.D., 2014, University of Northern Iowa.

Eric Sommermeyer (2015)
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.S., 1998, Winona State University; M.B.A, 2008, Upper Iowa University.

Samuel J. Stapleton (2019)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., 2003, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; M.F.A., 2009, University of Iowa; M.A., 2009, University of Iowa; D.M.A., EXPECTED 2020, University of Iowa.

Daniel R. Sundblad (2011)
Associate Professor of Sociology; B.A., 2001, Bethel College; M.S., 2004, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2008, Iowa State University.

Maria Paula Survilla (1999)
Professor of Music; B.M., 1987, University of Ottawa; M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 2000, University of Michigan.

Maryam Rod Szabo (2017)
Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., 2008, Aza University; M.A., 2013, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2017, University of Northern Iowa.

Stephanie TeKippe (2014)
Assistant Professor of Education, Assistant Dean of Faculty Development; B.S., 1995, Iowa State Univeristy; M.S., 2000, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2012, University of Phoenix.

Kunihiko Terasawa (2012)
Associate Professor of Religion; B.A., 1980, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan; M. Div., 1993, Drew University; M.A., 2009, Temple University; Ph.D., 2012, Temple University.

Stephanie J. Toering Peters (2005)
Professor of Biology; B.S., 1996, Hope College; Ph.D., 2003, Stanford University.

Nicki L. Toliver (2014)
Assistant Professor of Music; B.A., 1996, Concordia College; M.M., 2000, Arizone State University; D.M.A., 2001, North Dakota State University.

Suzanne K. Torkelson (1988)
Professor of Music; B.M.E., 1976, Wartburg College; M.M., 1981, Kansas State University; D.M.A., 1991, University of Iowa.

Todd Vandenbark (2015)
Information Literacy and Technology Librarian; B.A., Luther College; M.L.S., 2009, Indiana University.

Eric J. Wachmann (1994)
Professor of Music; B.M.Ed., 1987, University of Ottawa; M.M., 1990, University of Michigan; D.M.A., 1997, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Edith J. Waldstein (1989)
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Associate Professor of Humanities; B.A., 1973, Wartburg College; M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1982, Washington University.

Fredric A. Waldstein (1989)
Professor of Political Science; B.A., 1974, Wartburg College; Ph.D., 1982, Washington University.

Jennifer L. Walker (1998)
Head Volleyball Coach, Lecturer in Physical Education; B.A., 1993, Central College; M.S., 1996, Iowa State University.

Daniel J. Walther (1996)
Professor of History, Gerald R. Kleinfeld Distinguished Professorship in German History; B.A., 1988, Northwestern University; M.A., 1990, Indiana University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Pennsylvania.

Kristin Wendland (2017)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion, B.A., 2000, Wartburg College; M.D., 2004, Luther Seminary; M.T., 2011, Luther Seminary; Ph.D., 2017, Princeton Theological Seminary.

Edward A. Westen (2003)
Associate Professor of Health and Human Performance; B.A., 1997, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Jill L. Westen (2010)
Information Literacy Librarian; B.A., 2002, Northwestern College; M.F.A., 2008, University of Iowa; M.L.I., 2010, S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Alpha M. Woodward (2018)
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy, Director, Music Therapy; M.M.T., 1998, Open University (B.C.); Ph.D., 2015, Antioch University.

Leilani L. Zart (2008)
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 1999, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; Ph.D., 2005, University of Kansas.

Matthew K. Zart (2013)
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.A./B.S., 1997, University of Kansas; M.S., 1998, Northwestern University; Ph.D., 2005, University of Kansas.

John M. Zelle (1998)
Professor of Computer Science; B.S., 1984, M.S., 1986, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Texas-Austin.

Clinical Science Faculty

Clinical Laboratory Science Program School of Health Sciences, Mayo Clinic: Brad Karon, M.D., and Sue Lehman, MA, MT (ASCP)SM

Mercy College of Health Sciences Medical Laboratory Science Program, Des Moines, Iowa; Kyla Dippold MS, MLS (ASCP)

St. Luke’s Methodist Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Lileah Harris, M.D., and Lindsey M. Mullenbach, BA, MLS (ASCP)

St. Luke’s College, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa: James Quesenberry, M.D., and Pamela Briese, MS, MLS(ASCP)SC

Faculty Emeriti

Roy F. Allen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of German and Spanish (1981-2001)

Nancy J. Anderson, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Physical Education (1960-91)

Jane E. Andrews, D.M.A., Professor Emerita of Music (2001-2013)

Roger M. Bishop, P.E.D., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (1968-1998)

Bonita R. Bock, M.Div., Director Emerita (1991-2018)

Thomas Boerigter, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Spanish (2001-2019)

Roberta L. Bodensteiner, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of  Education (1993-2014)

Kathleen J. Book, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education (2004-2013)

Ramona Bouzard, Ph.D., Dean of the Chapel/Director of Church Relations/Lecturer in Religion/Moehlmann Chaplaincy Chair

Walther C. Bouzard, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1994-2019)

Josef M. Breutzmann, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Mathematics

Clifford W. Brockman, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Communication Arts

Gloria L. Campbell, M.A., Professor Emerita of Business (1979-2015)

Herman W. Diers, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1959-1993)

Denis P. Drolet, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1992-2017)

William A. Earl, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus of English (2001-2016)

Glenn C. Fenneman, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1966-2001)

Johanna Foster, Ph. D., Professor Emerita of Biology (2006-2016)

Arthur C. Frick, M.S., Professor Emeritus of Art (1976-94)

Robert C. Gremmels, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Journalism (1960-93)

Judith B. Griffith, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of English (1997-2010)

David C. Hampton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1962-2008)

Paul M. Hedeen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English (1995-2012)

Ann Henninger, Ph.D., Professosr Emerita of Biology (1985-2016)

Leslie E. Huth, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education (1986-2001)

Brian Jones, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus of Religion (2000-2017)

Judith Jones, Ph. D., Professor Emerita of Religion (2000-2017)

Donald R. King, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1979-2005)

Rev. Kathryn A. Kleinhans, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Religion

John F. Kurtt, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (1961-1993)

Robert E. Lee, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music (1959-1996)

Karen Lehmann, M.L.S., Librarian Emerita (2000-2016)

Lewis J. “Buzz” Levick, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (1965-93)

Paul A. Magnall, M.B.A., Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and Accounting (1983-2012)

Stephen P. Main, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1972-2006)

Ronald F. Matthias, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History (1984-97)

Diane M. McCarty, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education (2001-2012)

Moira D. McCluney, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of French (1976-2002)

Lynn J. Olson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science (1978-2011)

Christopher K. Schmidt, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science (1979-1982, 1984-2004)

Richard J. Schneider, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English (1986-2009)

Gregory F. Scholtz, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English (1989-2010)

Axel H. Schuessler, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History (1969-94)

Susan K. Sherwood, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education (1990-2014)

William A. Shipman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Economics (1972-1977, 1979-2001)

Dorothy D. Starr, M.S.W., Professor Emerita of Social Work (1975-92)

Richard W. Stedtfeld, Professor Emeritus of Education (1976-93)

Rev. Fred Strickert, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1986-2010)

Dani Thomas, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Political Science (1977-2016)

Paul A. Torkelson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music (1984-2009)

Rev. Larry Trachte, M.Div., M.A., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1974-2009)

Susan K. Vallem, Ed D., Professor Emerita of Social Work (1987-2013)

Roy M. Ventullo, Ph. D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1994-2017)

August W. Waltmann, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1969-2003)

William L. Waltmann, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1958-61, 1961-2001)

Franklin E. Williams, Professor Emeritus of Music (1965-94)

William N. Withers, Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Communication Arts (1998-2019)

Darold M. Wolff, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1966-2001)

Warren T. Zemke, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1966-2007)

Administrative Divisions

Academic Affairs

Brian R. Ernsting, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Sally A. Malcolm, Administrative Assistant

Sheree S. Covert, Registrar

Douglas D. Koschmeder, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Susan L. Meyeraan, Director of the Vogal Library

Robert A. Stanley, Director of Assessment, Accreditation and Planning

Kathleen C. Sihler, Study Away Coordinator

Jill L. Westen, College Librarian


Scott C. Leisinger, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Jay M. Boeding, Major Gift Officer

Stephanie E. Boeding, Editor and Email Marketing Manager

Emily R. Christensen, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communication and News Director

Julie A. Drewes, Visual Media Manager

Laurie A. Everhardt, Major Gift Officer

Roland R. Ferrie, Video Production Manager

Danielle J. Gordon, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations

Christa L. Hanson, Associate Director - Prospect Management Research

Chris J. Knudson, Director of Marketing and Communication

Barbara A. Litterer, Data Manager

Don J. Meyer, Senior Gift Planner

Josh L. PeterSmith, Senior Graphic Designer

Lori R. Poehler, Digital Print Center Manager

Robert R. Ruchotzke, Director of Annual Giving

Tiffany N. Stouffer, Annual Giving Program Manager

Renee L. Voves, Associate Director - Advancement

Enrollment Management

Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management

Karen K. Miller, Administrative Assistant

Adrija Ashrita, Associate Director for Recruitment Services

Bailey M. Camenisch, Senior Admissions Counselor

MaTina R. Clark, Admissions Counselor

Henrique A. Donati, Applications Systems Analyst

Richard D. Everhardt, Web Application Developer

Seth G. Gage, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Kasandra L. Grosser, Associate Director for Global Admissions

Hannah E. Haage, Regional Admissions Counselor

Caitlin N. Hurban, Production Manager

Jette Irgens, Assistant Director of the Pathways Center

Karen K. Koupal, ITS Infrastructure Manager

Mallory G. Luensmann, Associate Director of Admissions

Anthony A. Lutz, Media Services Support Specialist

Byron C. Mather, ITS Infrastructure Analyst

Adrian L. Norris, Assistant Director of Admissions

Veronica M. Reece, Pathways Associate for Vocation and Mentoring

June M. Rieck, Technology Manager

Jennifer L. Sassman, Director of Financial Aid

Tod W. Schulz, Systems Architect and Database Manager

Conor S. Simcox, Assistant Director of Admissions

Natalie J. Smith, Associate Director of Admissions

Derek N. Solheim, Director of the Pathways Center

Kim W. Sprain, ITS Application Systems Specialist

Dawn M. Sundberg, Visitor Relations and Admissions Special Events Coordinator

Kristin K. Taphorn, Regional Assistant Director of Admissions

Taija T. Tucker, Admissions Counselor

Lucas R. Wendland, Broadcast and Media Operations Engineer

Reilly J. Williams, ITS Infrastructure Specialist

Nicole A. Willis, Academic Success Associate

Tara A. Winter, Executive Director of Admissions

Gary L. Wipperman, Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer

Katie A. Wyman, Senior Admissions Counselor

Lori A. Zeschke, Technology Specialist

Finance and Administration

Richard Seggerman, Vice President for Finance and Administration

Jill Everding, Dining Service Management Systems Coordinator

Koren M. Figura, Mail Center Coordinator

Carrie A. Gleason, Camps, Conferences, Front Desk Services, and Event Scheduling Manager

Jamie L. Hollaway, Director of Human Resources and Payroll

Elisa M. Holmes, Financial Services and Collections Coordinator

Janet Huebner,  Wartburg Store Manager and Textbook Services Director

Carolyn S. Hughes, Senior Management Analyst

Roger Martin Johnson, Director of Dining Services

Bethany A. Myers, Mensa Manager and Student Employment Coordinator

David J. Olson, Accounting and Financial Manager

Todd A. Parsons, Asset and Internal Control Manager

Abbie A. Raum, Student Employment Coordinator

Tracy L. Rucker, Controller

Erica L. Sadler, Human Resources & Payroll Assistant

Scott W. Sharar, Director of Plant Operation

Chantel E. Sisk, Assistant Controller

Keilah E. Stallsmith, Catering Manager

Keith A. Strand, Director of General Maintenance and Cleaning

Jason D. Thueme, Senior Manager for Retail Dining and Special Events

Patricia L. Wayne, Culinary and Inventory Manager

Amy L. Wilson, Benefits Administrator

Intercollegiate Athletics

Eric R. Willis, Executive Director of Athletics and Wellness, Lowell J. Walker Athletics Directorship Chair, Head Football Coach

Robert J. Amsberry, Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Greg R. Bodensteiner, Head Women’s Golf Coach

Ryan D. Callahan, Head Athletic Trainer

Ryan D. Chapman, Head Cross Country Coach

Doug R. Frazell, Community Rec Coordinator, Co-Head Volleyball Coach

Christiopher M. Gustas, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, Equipment Manager

Joel R. Holst, Head Baseball Coach

Kelley L. Jacobs, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance

Eric R. Keller, Head Wrestling Coach

Trent J. Jackson, Sports Information Director

Michael J. Madigan, Head Men’s Soccer Coach

Anna L. Meerbach, Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach

Jamie L. Mueller, Head Softball Coach

Marcus D. Newsom, Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach, Assistant Athletic Director

Richard D. Peth, Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Tiffany A. Pins, Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Joseph P. Squires, Head Men’s and Women’s Bowling Coach

Jason L. Steege, Head Men’s Golf Coach, Assistant Men’s Basketball

Jennifer L. Walker, Co-Head Volleyball Coach

Steven R. Walker, Assistant Athletic Director, Assistant Director, Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center

Chad A. Wood, Head Clay Target Sports Coach

President’s Office

Darrel D. Colson, President

Joy A. Skinner, Administrative Assistant

Rev. Brian A. F. Beckstrom, Dean of the Chapel/Moehlmann Chaplaincy Chair

Sheila M. Kittleson, Director, Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center, Senior Women’s Athletic Administrator

Janeen Stewart, Executive Administrator for the President’s Office/Secretary to Board of Regents

Karen L. Thalacker, Chief Compliance Officer

Eric R. Willis, Executive Director of Athletics and Wellness, Lowell J. Walker Athletics Directorship Chair, Head Football Coach

Student Life

Daniel R. Kittle, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Wendy S. Mohlis, Administrative Assistant

Zafrul Amin, Director of International Student Services

JoLynn S. Dorrance, Internship, Wartburg West, and Des Moines Urban Studies Coordinator

Cassandra Hales, Director of Residential Life, Chief Conduct Officer

Lindsey N. Leonard, Director of Student Engagement

Krystal M. Madlock, Director of Student Diversity Programs

Stephanie R. Newsom, Director of Counseling Services

Kristin L. Teig Torres, Director of Community Engagement

Jay T. Tommasin, Director of Campus Safety and Security

Molly J. Wertz, Counselor

Board of Regents

Bishop James Arends, La Crosse, Wis.

Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna, Hammond, Ind.

Grady Ballenger, DeLand, Fla.

Hans-Peter Brodhun, Eisenach, Germany

Amy Kilgus Chamley, Champaign, Ill.

Darrel D. Colson, Waverly, Iowa.

Delford Doherty, Houston, Texas

Ed Engelbrecht, Medina, Minn.

Marilyn R. Flachman, Westminster, Colo.

Michael Franzman, Bettendorf, Iowa

Barbara Gamez, Rochester, Minn.

Fred W. Hagemann, Waverly, Iowa

Mark Hanawalt, Waverly, Iowa

Rev. Sherman Hicks, Chicago, Ill.

Gary D. Hoover, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Tammy Jackson, Carol Stream, Ill.

Rev. Brian King, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Kirk Kinnear, Houston, Texas

Jim Loveridge, Brookfield, Wis.

Liz Mathis, Hiawatha, Iowa

Ray F. McCaskey, Chicago, Ill.

Michael J. McCoy, Ellison Bay, Wis.

Steven Meirink, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

Paul Mugan, Waverly, Iowa

Michael Murphy, Ankeny, Iowa

Rachel Reinsche, Edina, Minn.

Günter Schuchardt, Eisenach, Germany

Sara Tomson-Hooper, Eatonton, Ga.

Bishop Steven L. Ullestad, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Andrea Westmeyer, Johnston, Iowa