Administrative Services

Office of the President

President: Joel K. Pearsall

Office of the University Mission and Ministry

Assistant to the President for Congregational Engagement: Jay Akkerman
University Chaplain: Grant Miller
University Associate Chaplain: Ashley Gage

Office of Academic Affairs

Vice President for Academic Affairs: S. Bradley Kurtz-Shaw
Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness: Duane Slemmer
College of Arts & Humanities: Judy Marlett, Dean
     Academic Departments
     Applied & Liberal Studies: Jennifer King, Chair
     Communication Arts & Science: Donna Allen, Chair
     History and Political Science: Justin Clardie, Chair
     Language & Literature: Catherine Becker, Chair
     Music: Philip Miller, Chair
     Visual Arts: Mike Bartlett, Chair
     Concurrent Credit Program: Dennis Waller, Director
     Aldersgate Honors College: David Adkins, Director
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences: Lawanna Pierce, Dean
     Academic Departments
     Counselor Education: Lori Fairgrieve, Chair
     Psychology: Elizabeth List, Chair; Director, PsyD Program
     Social Work & Criminal Justice: LeAnn Stensgaard, Chair
          John Stennett, MSW Program Director
College of Business: Joshua Jensen, Dean; Director of Graduate Studies
     Konya Weber, Associate Dean; Chair
     Kevin Mokhtarian, Director of STEP Program
College of Education: LoriAnn Sanchez, Dean
     Heidi Curtis, Graduate Chair
     Holly Ripley, Undergraduate Chair; ACE Director
     Amy Ackley, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Innovation
     Lisa Amundson, Exceptional Child Program Director
     Jennifer Cornell, Director of Clinical Practice in Education
     Robin Gilbert, Educational Leadership Program Director
     Christa Sandidge, Director, Center for Professional Development
College of Natural & Applied Sciences: Jamee Nixon, Dean
     Academic Departments
     Biology: John Cossel, Chair
     Chemistry: Tim Anstine, Chair
     Engineering & Physics: Duke Bulanon, Chair
          Steve Parke, Program Director, ABET Accreditation
     Kinesiology: Scott Kinnaman, Chair
     Mathematics & Computer Science: Dale Hamilton, Chair
     Military Science: Sergeant First Class Nathan Daniels, Director
College of Nursing: Linda Valenzuela, Dean; Director of MSN Leadership and Education
     Rebekkah Hulen, Chair
     Bethany Mello, Director of FNP
     Georgianna Ainslie, Director of RN-BSN Program
College of Theology & Christian Ministries: Brent Peterson, Dean
     Philosophy & Religion
     Richard Thompson, Chair; Director of Wesley Center Office of Applied Theology; Graduate School of Theology; Course of Study Program
     Joseph Gorman, Director of Undergraduate Christian Ministries Online       
Academic Services: Heidi Tracht, Dean; Director of Center for Academic Success and Advising
     Instructional Design and Technology: Bethany Schultz, Director
     Library Services: Amy Rice, Director
     University Registrar: Heidi Zickefoose
     Global Connections: Chadwick Pearsall, Director

Office of Admissions

Chief Admissions Officer: Stacey Berggren
Admissions: Graduate and Professional Programs
Director: Toby Schmidt
Admissions: Traditional Undergraduate
Director: Michele Corkish
Director of Enrollment Systems: Sage Mwiinga
Retention and Persistence
Director: Amanda Marble

Office of Finance and Operations

Vice President for Finance and Operations: Steven D. Emerson
Controller: John Greentree

Barnes & Noble Bookstore: Amy Watson, Manager
Mailroom: Rob Forras, Supervisor
Conferences and Events: Brian Kohagen, Director
Financial Aid: Dwight Berreth, Director
Human Resources: Heidi Powers, Director
Information Technology Services: Todd Baker, Director

Office of Student Life

Vice President for Student Life: Karen Pearson
Assistant Vice President for Student Life: Kylee Ball
Campus Safety: Scott Chandler, Director
Career Development: Chenoa Woods, Director
Community Life: Andy Cornelius, Director
Counseling: Julie Barrass, Director


Athletic Director: Paul Rush
Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Affairs/SWA: Alison Larson
Assistant Athletic Director for Sales and Development: Molly Kling
Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Events: Bennett Gangwer
Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Communications: Josh Burkholder
Baseball, Head Coach: Joe Schaefer
Basketball, Men's Head Coach: Jon Hawkins
Basketball, Women's Head Coach: Steve Steele
Golf, Men's and Women's Head Coach: Fred Sutton
Soccer, Men's Head Coach: James Williamson
Soccer, Women's Head Coach: Mary Ybarguen
Softball, Head Coach: Rich Wagner
Track and Field/Cross Country, Men's and Women's Head Coach: Daniel Bowman
Volleyball, Head Coach: Doug English

Office of External Relations

Vice President for External Relations; Executive Director of NNU Foundation, Inc.: Kelli Lindley
University Advancement
Alumni Relations: Darl Bruner, Director
Estate and Gift Planning: Robert Depew
Corporate and Foundation Relations: Bryon Knight, Director
Major Donor Relations: Amy Shingler, Director
University Fund: Judi Jahn, Director
Marketing and Communications
Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications: Mark B. Cork
Brand Stewardship: Kendra Lubiens, Director
Media Relations: Robert O'Donahue, Director