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WALLA WALLA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES 

Jere D. Patzer, Chair 
Len Harms, Vice Chair&ngsp;
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 Bryce Pascoe
Wilfred A. Geschke 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 
John Loor, Jr.  Carolyn Winchell 
Daniel G. Matthews 

   ADMINISTRATION 

W. G. Nelson, Ed.D., President
John C. Brunt, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Administration
Manford R. Simcock, M.A., Vice President for Financial Administration
Nelson E. Thomas, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Administration
Karen J. Johnson, Ed.D., Vice President for College Advancement
Victor F. Brown, M.A., Vice President for Admissions and Marketing
Pedrito U. Maynard-Reid, Th.M., Vice President for Spiritual Life and Mission
Melvin S. Lang, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
James R. 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, Clarence G. Anderson, Ph.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 J. 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, Pamela M. Harris, Ph.D.
Computer Science, Anthony A. Aaby, Ph.D.
English, Nancy K. Cross, M.A.
Health and Physical Education, Gary M. Hamburgh, Ph.D.
History and Philosophy, Robert A. Henderson, Ph.D.
Mathematics, Kenneth L. Wiggins, Ph.D.
Modern Languages, Jean-Paul Grimaud, M. in French
Music, Kraig S. M. Scott, D.M.A.
Physics, Frederic Liebrand, Ph.D.
Technology, Chester D. Blake, Ed.D.

Directors of Graduate Programs
Biology, Joan M. Redd, Ph.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, Lois Blackwelder, B.A.
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
Joan M. Redd, Director, Biology Graduate Program
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
Rudi D. N. Bailey, Education and Psychology representative
Robert C. Rittenhouse, Faculty representative
Larry E. Veverka, 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 

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 

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 

David L. Cowles, Associate Professor of Biology (2001)
B.S. 1978, M.S. 1981, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1987, University of California at Santa Barbara

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 

John C. Espy, L.C.S.W., Adjunct Professor of Social Work (2000)
B.A. 1977, Wright State University
M.S.W. 1980, Ohio State University

Joyce Flansburg, Assistant 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 

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 

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 

Pamela Mann, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (2000)
B.S. 1989, University of Utah
M.S.W. 1991, University of Utah

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 

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 

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, 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 

E. Wade Smith, Adjunct Professor of Social Work (2000)
B.A. 1974, University of Northern Colorado
M.S.W. 1979, University of Utah

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 

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

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 

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

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 

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

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

Nancy K. Cross, Associate Professor of English (1989)
B.A. 1966, Walla Walla College
M.A. 1970, University of Oregon

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

Pamela Maize Harris, Professor of Communications (2001)
B.A. 1975, Soutern Adventist University
M.A. 1979, Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. 1994, University of Tennessee

Robert A. Henderson, Professor of History (1967)
B.A. 1962, Walla Walla College
Ph.D. 1967, Washington State 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

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

Frederic Liebrand, Professor of Physics (1990)
B.S. 1985 Southern College
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

Kraig S. M. Scott, Associate Professor of Music (1986)
Associateship (Piano) 1978, The Royal Conservatory of Toronto B.Mus. 1984, Walla Walla College
M.Mus. 1986, University of Oregon
M.A., D.M.A. 1993, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

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