Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Traditional Undergraduate Academic Catalog

The Directory


 

The Board of Trustees

Officers

Jeffrey D. Spence
Chairperson

Beth Borgen
President

Michael Lanser
Vice Chairperson

Kathie Powers
Treasurer

Bonita L. Graff
Secretary

Other Members of the Board of Trustees

Debra A. Ansay

Jose Araujo

Paul F. Bartelt

Cory Bouck

Caitlin Brotz

Stuart W. Brotz 

Richard K. Gaumer

Tryg Jacobson

Keona S. Jones

Irvin Kaage

Michael J. Klein

Julia Klimkovich

Barbara A. LaMue

Robert L. Loffredo

Barbara M. Logan Smith

Lola Roeh 

Laura Roenitz

Rev. Stephen Savides

David Senty

Andrew J. Steimle

Hon. Kashoua Kristy Yang

Emeritus Members

Trustees Emeriti:

Richard L. Ensweiler
Doron Green
Harold Gries
Rev. John McFadden
Robert T. Melzer
Richard D. Pauls
Peter Reddin
Fredric A. Seefeldt
William C. Sheldon

Presidents Emeriti:

Stephen A. Gould
David Black         
 
Dean Emeritus:
Alan Brender
                                                                                                                              

The Administration

Beth Borgen
President

April Arvan
Director of Athletics

Jonathan Feld
Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management

Brian Frink
Vice President for Analytics

James C. Jones
Vice President for Human Resources

Joshua P. Kutney
Executive Vice President / Vice President for Academic Affairs

Bonnie Ziegler
Assistant to the President

Stephen Sim
Senior Advisor to the President for International Affairs

David Simon
Vice President for Campus Life, Title IX Coordinator                                                                                                                          

Deans

Charles Laurier
Dean for Lakeland University-Japan

Karl Kuhn
Dean of the School of Humanities and Fine Arts

Paul Pickhardt
Dean of the J. Garland Schilcutt School of Business, Science, and Technology                             

Division Chairs

Evan Chancellor
Chair of the Humanities and Fine Arts Divisions

Richard Lemke
Chair of the Social Sciences Division
Chair of the Business and Technology Division

Gregory Smith
Chair of the Natural Sciences Division

Jered McGivern
Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Division

Academic Administration

Karen Eckhardt
Manager of the Hayssen Academic Resource Center

Amanda Hruska
Registrar

Julie Mavity Maddalena
Chaplain

Paul White
Director of Institutional Research

Program Directors

April Arvan
Interim Director of Graduate Business Programs
Professor of Sport Management and Leadership
B.A., M.A., Lakeland College
Ph.D., North Central University
 
Franklin Gallo
Director of Graduate Music
B.S., Duquesne University
M.M., Shenandoah University
Diploma, Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music
D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford
 
Kerry Hamm
Director of the Nursing Program
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Ohio University
M.S.N., Nursing Education, Bellin College of Nursing
 
Veronica Lampe
Director of the Master of Arts in Counseling Program
B.A., Elmhurst University
M.A.C., Lakeland University
Ph.D., Capella University
 
John Yang
Director of the Center for Teacher Excellence
Professor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Marquette University

Faculty

A I B I C I D I E I F I G I H I I I J I K I L I M I N I O I P I Q I R I S I T I U I V I W I X I Y I Z

Leili Afsah-Hejri (2023)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Food Safety & Quality
B.S., M.S., Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Ph.D., University of Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
April Arvan (2007)
Interim Director of Graduate Business Programs
Professor of Sport Management and Leadership
B.A., M.A., Lakeland College
Ph.D., North Central University
 
Aimee Jeanne Burns (2021)
Assistant Professor of Communication
B.A., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
 
Evan Chancellor (2017)
Chair of the Humanities and Creative Arts Divisions
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands
B.M.E., University of North Texas
M.M., Oklahoma City University
D.M.A., University of Oklahoma
 
Chia-Chin (Cristi) Chang (2005)
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
James M. Crawford (1977)
Emeritus Professor of Theatre and Speech
B.A., M.A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Indiana University
 
Rick Dodgson (2007)
Professor of History
B. Sc., University of Wales, United Kingdom
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio University
 
Joey C. Eisenmann (2023)
Associate Professor of Exercise Science
B.S., Mayville State University
M.A., Norther Arizona University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
 
Jeff A. Elzinga (1980)
Emeritus Professor of Writing
B.A., St. Olaf College
M.F.A., Columbia University
 
Brian Frink (1999)
Vice President for Analytics
Professor of Chemistry and Physics
B.S., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., Ohio State University
 
Stephen A. Gould (1970)
Emeritus President of the College
Emeritus Professor of German
B.A., Wabash College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska
 
Director of the Nursing Program
Instructor of Nursing
B.S.N., Ohio University
M.S.N., Nursing Education, Bellin College of Nursing
 
Mark Heimermann (2020)
Assistant Professor of English
B.A., St. Cloud State University
M.A., St. Cloud State University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Eileen V. Hilke (1977)
Emerita Professor of Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.Ed., Marquette University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
 
Stephanie Hoskins (2022)
Instructor of Business Administration
Herbert Kohler & Frank Jacobson Chair in Business and Entrepreneurship
B.S.M., Tulane University
M.B.A., Louisiana State University
 
Jessica H. Kalmar (2013)
Associate Professor of Psychology
B.A., Stern College, Yeshiva University
M.A., Queens College, City University of New York
Ph.D., The Graduate Center, City University of New York
 
Andrew Karls (2015)
Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Ph.D., Marquette University
 
Mehraban Khodavandi (1981)
Emeritus Professor of Education and Psychology
B.A., College of Literature and Foreign Languages, Tehran, Iran
M.S., School of Rehabilitation and Social Welfare, Tehran, Iran
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Brett M. Killion (2011)
Associate Professor of Accounting
B.A., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
C.P.A.
 
Kim Klahn-Viglietti (2016)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.B.A., Concordia University
 
Karl Kuhn (1999)
Dean of the School of Humanities and Fine Arts
Professor of Religion
Grace Chair of Religious Studies
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.Div., Eden Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Marquette University
 
Joshua P. Kutney (2005)                  
Executive Vice President
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Composition and Rhetoric
B.A., University of Southern Maine
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Veronica Lampe (2022)
Director of the Master of Arts in Counseling Program
Assistant Professor of Counseling
B.A., Elmhurst University
M.A.C., Lakeland University
Ph.D., Capella University
 
David W. Lauer (1968)
Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics
B.A., Heidelberg College
M.Div., Eden Theological Seminary
 
Richard D. Leach (1968)
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Dakota Wesleyan University
Th.M., Th.D., The Illif School of Theology
 
Richard Lemke (2012)
Chair of the Social Sciences Division
Chair of the Business and Technology Division
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.A., Castleton University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
 
Anthony Liguori (2013)
Professor of Psychology
B.S., Georgetown University
M.A., Boston University
Ph.D., Boston University
 
Cynthia Lindstrom (2009)
Professor of Computer Science
B.S., Michigan Technological University
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
 
David Lynch (2000)
Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Chinese
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., National Cheng Chih University, Taiwan
 
Julie Mavity Maddalena (2019)
Chaplain, Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Religion
Ulrich Ethicist in Residence
B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.Div., Emory University
Ph.D., Southern Methodist University
 
Kathleen Rath Marr (1987)
Emerita Professor of Biology
B.S., Lakeland College
M.S., Marquette University
Ph.D., Marquette University
 
Jered McGivern (2014)
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Division
B.A., Saint Olaf College
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Britanni Meinnert (2015)
Associate Vice President for Cooperative Education
Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management
B.A., Lakeland College
M.B.A., Lakeland College
 
Karin T. Miofsky (2014)
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
B.A., Saint Louis University
M.A., University of Missouri-St. Louis
Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis
 
Alan K. Mock (1993)
Professor of Sociology
B.S., Manchester College
M.S., Purdue University
Ph.D., Purdue University
 
Jodie Mortag (2013)
Associate Professor of Writing
B.A., Lakeland College
M.F.A., Wichita State University
 
Brian Murphy (2019)
Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Boise State University
M.S., Marquette University
Ph.D., Marquette University
 
José María Pérez-Sánchez (2021)
Assistant Professor of Spanish
B.A., Universidad de Cádiz
Ph.D., The University of Kentucky
 
Dean of the J. Garland Schilcutt School of Business, Science, and Technology
Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., Dartmouth College
 
Joseph Pollock (2021)
Assistant Professor of Studio Art
B.A., Columbia College Chicago
B.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
M.F.A., Marywood University
M.S., Kent State University
 
Gregory R. Smith (2003)
Chair of the Natural Sciences Division
Professor of Biology
B.S., Carleton College
Ph.D., University of Oregon
 
Nathan Stewart (2017)
Associate Professor of Communication
B.S., Illinois State University
M.S., Illinois State University
Ph.D., Wayne State University
 
Keith G. Striggow (1973)
Emeritus Professor of Sociology
B.A., Harvard College
M.Div., Garret Evangelical Theological Seminary
M.A., Northwestern University
Ph.D., Northwestern University
 

Elizabeth Stroot (1999)
Emeritus Professor of Psychology
B.A., Florida Atlantic University
M.A., University of Delaware
Ph.D., University of Delaware

 

Linda C. Tolman (1969)
Emerita Professor of English
B.A., Beloit College
M.A., Occidental College
Ph.D., Marquette University
 
Madeleine Wattenberg (2022)
Assistant Professor of Writing
B.A., Centre College
M.A., University of Cincinnati
M.F.A., George Mason University
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
 
Director of the Center for Teacher Excellence
Professor of Education
B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Marquette University