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WALLA WALLA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

Jere D. Patzer, Chair 
W. G. Nelson, Secretary 

Ron Anderson Carolyn Mc Han
Alf E. Birch Stephen L. McPherson
Evelyn Connell W. Benny Moore
Larry D. Dodds Charles Nagele
Gary Fresk Perry Parks
Wilfred A. Geschke Bryce Pascoe
Len Harms Carlyle Raymond 
David G. Heusser  Jill Hines Richards 
Alan Hurlbert D. Allan Roth
Russell L. Johnson  David E. Thomas
Jon Kattenhorn Max C. Torkelsen, II
Esther Harner Littlejohn David Weigley 
Larry Marsh  Carolyn Winchell 
Daniel G. Matthews 

   ADMINISTRATION 

W. G. Nelson, Ed.D., President
John C. Brunt, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Administration
Manford Simcock, M.A., Vice President for Financial Administration
Nelson E. Thomas, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Administration
Karen Johnson, Ed.D., Vice President for College Advancement
Victor Brown, M.A., Vice President for Admissions and Marketing
Pedrito Maynard-Reid, Th.M., Vice President for Spiritual Life and Mission
Melvin S. Lang, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
James Hall, M.B.A., Associate Vice President for Financial Administration
Joseph G. Galusha, D.Phil., Associate Vice President and Dean of Graduate Studies


ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF 

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION 

Deans of Schools
Business, Norman L. Anderson, J.D.
Education and Psychology, Steven T. Pawluk, Ed.D
Engineering, Robert F. Wood, Ph.D.
Nursing, Lucille Benson Krull, Ph.D.
Social Work and Sociology, Wilma M. Hepker, Ph.D.
Theology, Ernest Bursey, Ph.D.
Chairs of Departments
Art, Thomas J. Emmerson, M.F.A.
Biological Sciences, Scott H. Ligman, Ph.D.
Chemistry, Steven H. Lee, Ph.D.
Communications, David A. Bullock, Ph.D.
Computer Science, Anthony A. Aaby, Ph.D.
English, Beverly G. Beem, Ph.D.
Health and Physical Education, Gary M. Hamburgh, Ph.D.
History and Philosophy, Roland D. Blaich, Ph.D.
Mathematics, Kenneth L. Wiggins, Ph.D.
Modern Languages, Jean-Paul Grimaud, M. in French
Music, Dan M. Shultz, M.Mus.
Physics, Gordon O. Johnson, Ph.D.
Technology, Chester D. Blake, Ed.D.

Directors of Graduate Programs
Biology, Scott H. Ligman, Ph.D.
Business Administration, Dana Thompson, Ed.D.
Education and Psychology, Steven T. Pawluk, Ed.D.
Social Work, Standley L. Gellineau, D.P.A.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Director of Libraries, Carolyn S. Gaskell, M.A.
Director of Marine Station, James R. Nestler, Ph.D.
Director of Records, Carolyn D. Denney, B.S.
Director of Summer Session, Melvin S. Lang, Ph.D.

STUDENT SERVICES
Chaplain, John Cress, M.Div.
Consulting Physician, A. D. Selfa, M.D.
Dean of Men, Rick Oneal, M.Div.
Dean of Women, Diane Pearson, M.P.H.
Director of Counseling Resource Center, Don Wallace, Ph.D.
Director of Food Service, Kelly Triplet
Director of Health Services, Patrick Smart, A.R.N.P.

GRADUATE COUNCIL
Joseph G. Galusha, Associate Vice President and Dean of Graduate Studies, Chair
Melvin S. Lang, Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
Carolyn D. Denney, Director of Records
Scott H. Ligman, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Norman L. Anderson, Dean, School of Business Administration
Dana G. Thompson, Director, Masters of Business Administration
Steven T. Pawluk, Dean, School of Education and Psychology
Wilma M. Hepker, Dean, School of Social Work
Standley L. Gellineau, Director, Masters of Social Work Program
Austin C. Archer, Education and Psychology representative
James C. Hannum, Faculty representative

 

THE FACULTY

(Dates in parentheses indicate beginning year of employment at Walla Walla College)

Fatima Amelkin, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1998)
B.S.W. 1979; M.S.W. 1980, New York University 

Clarence G. Anderson, Associate Professor of Management (1993)
B.A. 1978, Walla Walla College
C.G.A. 1982, Province of Alberta
Ph.D. 1996, University of Alberta 

Norman Anderson, Professor of Accounting (1987)
B.S.B.A. 1971, Henderson State College
C.P.A. 1973, State of California
J.D. 1976, Southern Methodist University 

Austin C. Archer, Professor of Psychology and Education (1991)
B.S. 1980; M.A. 1984, Andrews University
Ph.D. 1993, Indiana University 

Cindee M. Bailey, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1991)
B.S.N. 1980; M.P.H. 1982, Loma Linda University
Ph.D. 1987, Oregon State University
M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College 

Rudi Bailey, Professor of Psychology and Special Education (1997)
B.A. 1972, Columbia Union College
M.A. 1974, University of London
M.A. 1975; Ph.D. 1993, Andrews University 

Cindy Bartling, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1998)
B.S. 1974, University of Wyoming
M.S.W. 1981 University of Denver 

Cleona R. Bazzy, Associate Professor of Education and Developmental Psychology (1984)
B.S. 1961, Pacific Union College
M.A. 1980, Loma Linda University 

Darold F. Bigger, Professor of Social Work and Religion (1992)
B.A. 1966, M.S.W. 1993, Walla Walla College
M.Div. 1970, Andrews University Theological Seminary
Ph.D. 1978, School of Theology, Claremont 

Kent Bigler, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1990)
B.A. 1979, M.S.W. 1981, University of Utah
J.D. 1986, Gonzaga University School of Law  

Tom Buske, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1999)
B.A. 1968, University of Wisconsin
M.S.W. 1972, University of Michigan 

Sandra S. Christian, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1998)
B.A. 1969; M.S.W. 1976, Michigan State University 

Pamela K. Cress, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1996)
B.S.W. 1990; M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College 

Elizabeth Dane, Professor of Social Work (1997)
B.A. 1962, Barnard College
M.S.W. 1967, Fordham University School of Social Work
D.S.W. 1980, City University of New York 

Susan C. Dixon, Professor of Biology (1980)
B.S. 1974; M.S. 1976, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1990, Oregon State University 

Andrew Dressler, III, Assistant Professor of Business(1965-68;1997)
B.A. 1965, Walla Walla College
C.P.A. 1966, State of Washington
M.Acct. 1997, University of Idaho 

Jack A. N. Ellis, Associate Professor of Social Work (1993)
B.A. 1950; B.S.W. 1951; M.S.W. 1954, University of British Columbia 

Dan Ferguson, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1999)
B.A. 1979; M.S. 1981, Loma Linda University

Joyce Flansburg, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1998)
B.A. 1992, University of Montana
M.S.W. 1995 Eastern Washington University 

Cynthia A. Fleischer, Associate Professor of Social Work (1993)
B.S. 1963, Union College
M.S.W. 1985, University of Nebraska at Omaha 

Douglas B. Fleischer, Associate Professor of Social Work (1993)
B.A. 1964, Union College
M.S.W. 1970, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 

Mary Jane Fox, Adjunct Professor (1998)
B.A. 1979, California State University
M.S.W. 1989, Eastern Washington University 

Joseph G. Galusha, Professor of Biology (1975-88; 1992)
B.A. 1968, Walla Walla College
M.A. 1972, Andrews University
D.Phil. 1975, Oxford University 

Standley L. Gellineau, Professor of Social Work (1987)
B.A. 1970, Oakwood College
M.S.W. 1972, Virginia Commonwealth University
D.P.A. 1981, University of Georgia 

Kevin D. Grussling, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1992)
B.S.W. 1986; M.S.W. 1990, Walla Walla College 

John D. Haney, Professor of Computer Information Systems (1990)
B.A. 1968, San Francisco State College
M.P.A. 1982, Northern Arizona University
Ph.D. 1988, Northern Arizona University 

Randi Hankins, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1979)
B.S. 1975, Central Washington University
M.S.W. 1979, Eastern Washington University 

Mark Haynal, Assistant Professor of Education (2000)
B.S., B.A. 1978; M.A. 1982, Andrews University
Ed.S. 1997, La Sierra University 

Wilma M. Hepker, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1973)
B.A. 1953, Union College
M.A. 1966; Ph.D. 1976, University of Nebraska
M.S.W. 1983, Eastern Washington University 

Hollis Edward James, Assistant Professor of Education (2000)
B.A. 1971, University of West Indies
M.B.A. 1982, Andrews University 

Karen J. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Education (1991)
B.A. 1971, Union College
M.A. 1973, University of Nebraska
Ed.D. 1992, Montana State University 

Wynn Knowling, Adjunct Professor of Special Education (1985)
B.S. 1956, Union College
M.A. 1971; Ed.S. 1973; Ph.D. 1977, University of Iowa 

M. Mary Laabs, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1996)
B.A. 1991; M.S.W. 1992, Walla Walla College 

Scott H. Ligman, Professor of Biology (1989)
B.S. 1980; M.S. 1982, Andrews University
Ph.D. 1989, Oregon State University 

David F. Lindsey, Assistant Professor of Biology (1996)
B.S. 1981, Southwestern Adventist College
Ph.D. 1992, University of Texas at Austin 

Rebecca Marrujo, Associate Professor of Social Work (1997)
B.A. 1969; M.A. 1974, University of Colorado
M.S.W. 1991, Smith College School of Social Work 

Lana B. Martin, Associate Professor of Social Work (1993)
B.S. 1965; M.S.W. 1978, Marywood School of Social Work
Ph.D. 1997, New York University 

Marja L. McChesney, Associate Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1989)
B.A. 1965, Pacific Union College
M.A. 1969, Washington State University
M.S.W. 1991, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1998, University of South Carolina 

Colleen Murphy, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1999)
B.A. 1983, University of Montana
M.A. 1993, Eastern Washington University 

James R. Nestler, Professor of Biology (1990)
B.S. 1984; M.S. 1986, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1990, University of Colorado at Boulder 

Janet Ockerman, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1999)
A.B. 1968, Transylvania University
M.A. 1969, University of Kentucky
Ph.D. 1977, Georgia State University
M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College 

Linda Olson, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1996)
B.A. 1977, St. Martin's College
M.S.W. 1996, Walla Walla College 

Steven T. Pawluk, Professor of Education (1991)
B.A. 1976; M.A. 1982, Loma Linda University
Ed.D. 1992, Montana State University 

Nancy Peters, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1999)
B.S.W. 1988, University of Alaska
M.S.W. 1995, New Mexico Highlands University 

Graig Ravesloot, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1999)
B.A. 1985 Baylor University
M.A. 1991; Ph.D. 1995 University of Montana 

Joan M. Redd, Associate Professor of Biology (1992)
B.S. 1979, M.S. 1981, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1989, University of Denver 

Gail S. Rittenbach, Professor of Education and Psychology (1986)
B.A. 1970, Pacific Union College
M.Ed. 1980; Ph.D. 1986, University of Washington 

Julie Scott, Assistant Professor of Marketing (1990)
B.A. 1983, Walla Walla College
M.S. 1986, University of Oregon
M.B.A. 1992, Simon Graduate School of Business Administration 

Susan B. Smith, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1997)
B.S. 1981, Southern College
M.S.W. 1989, Florida International University 

R. Lee Stough, Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology (1998)
B.A. 1984, Glenville State College
M.A. 1992, West Virginia Graduate College
Ph.D. 1999, University of Akron 

Ann Szalda-Petree, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1999)
B.S. 1987, Seattle University
M.A. 1991; Ph.D. 1993 University of Montana 

Dana Thompson, Professor of Finance and Economics (1998)
B.S.B.A. 1975; M.B.A. 1976, West Virginia University
Ed.D. 1989, Loma Linda University 

Pam Thompson, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1990)
B.S. 1977, Ball State University
M.S.W. 1981, University of Denver 

Bruce J. Toews, Associate Professor of Business (1994)
B.S.B.A. 1987, Pacific Union College
M.B.A. 1991, California State University, San Bernardino 

Bridget Trenkle, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1999)
B.A. 1983, S.U.N.Y. College
M.S.W. 1996, San Francisco State University 

Melvin Van Dyk, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1989)
B.A. 1972, Walla Walla College
M.A. 1977, Washington State University
M.S.W. 1988, Eastern Washington University 

Heather R. Vonderfecht, Associate Professor of Social Work and Psychology (1994)
B.S. 1984, Juniata College
M.A. 1986, Wake Forest University
Ph.D. 1992, Washington University, St Louis 

Dale O. Wagner, Adjunct Professor of Education (1966)
B.A. 1952, Walla Walla College
Ed.M. 1958, Eastern Washington State College
Ed.D. 1973, University of Idaho 

Verlie Y. Ward, Professor of Education (1983)
B.S. 1971, Union College
M.A. 1977, Andrews University
Ph.D. 1989, Washington State University 

JoAnn Wiggins, Professor of Business (1987)
B.S. 1982; M.Ed. 1985, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1988, University of Idaho 

Nadine Wisniewski, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1998)
B.S.Ed. 1975 Bowling Green State University
M.A. 1982, Ph.D. 1989 Kent State University 

Lenard L. Wittlake, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (1997)
B.S.B.A. 1979, University of Montana
J.D. 1985, University of Montana Law School 

Manuel Yunggar, Associate Professor of Management (2000)
B.B.A. 1981, Ohio University
M.B.A. 1982, University of New Haven
Ph.D. 1990, University of Glasgow 

Sheila Zangar, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (1988)
B.A. 1967, University of Washington
M.S.W. 1990, Walla Walla College 

SPECIALIZATION AREAS (Secondary Education), CHAIRS AND DEANS 

Norman L. Anderson, Professor of Accounting (1987)
B.S. 1971, Henderson State College
C.P.A. 1973, State of California
J.D. 1976, Southern Methodist University

Beverly G. Beem, Professor of English (1976)
B.A. 1967, Union College
M.A. 1969, Andrews University
Ph.D. 1974, University of Nebraska

Roland D. Blaich, Professor of History (1968)
B.A. 1966; M.A. 1967, California State College at Los Angeles
Ph.D. 1975, Washington State University

Chester D. Blake, Professor of Technology (1966)
B.S. 1963, Walla Walla College
M.A. 1968, San Jose State College
Ed.D. 1980, Washington State University

David A. Bullock, Professor of Communications (1984)
B.A. 1976, Walla Walla College
M.A. 1985, Washington State University
Ph.D. 1994, University of Arizona

Thomas J. Emmerson, Professor of Art (1976)
B.A. 1972, Walla Walla College
B.F.A. 1974; M.F.A. 1979, Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County

Carolyn S. Gaskell, Director of College Libraries (1978)
B.A. 1976, Pacific Union College
M.A. 1977, University of Denver

Jean-Paul Grimaud, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages (2000)
B.Theology 1995, University of Strasbourg (Licence en Theologie)
M. In French 1997, University of Grenoble (Maitrise en Francais)

Gary M. Hamburgh, Professor of Health and Physical Education (1972)
B.A. 1971, Loma Linda University
M.A. 1974, California State University at Fresno
Ph.D. 1985, University of Oregon

Wilma M. Hepker, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1973)
B.A. 1953, Union College
M.A. 1966; Ph.D. 1976, University of Nebraska
M.S.W. 1983, Eastern Washington University

Gordon O. Johnson, Professor of Physics (1974)
B.S. 1966, Walla Walla College
M.S. 1967; Ph.D. 1972, California Institute of Technology

Steven H. Lee, Professor of Chemistry (1983)
B.S. 1976, Andrews University
Ph.D. 1981, University of Wisconsin

Scott H. Ligman, Professor of Biology (1989)
B.S. 1980; M.S. 1982, Andrews University
Ph.D. 1989, Oregon State University

Steven T. Pawluk, Professor of Education (1991)
B.A. 1976; M.A. 1982, Loma Linda University
Ed.D. 1992, Montana State University

Dan M. Shultz, Professor of Music (1979)
B.S. 1962, Atlantic Union College
M.Mus. 1967, Andrews University

Kenneth L. Wiggins, Professor of Mathematics (1980)
B.A. 1968, Walla Walla College
M.S. 1971; Ph.D. 1974, Montana State University