Faculty by Department

Arts and Humanities

Tyler Blake, Professor of English
Donna Bohn, Chair, Arts and Humanities
Luke Johnson, Director of Bands and Professor of Music Education
Brian Merriman, Assistant Professor Graphic Design
Cynthia Peterson, Professor of Communication
Christopher Smith, Director of Choral Activities, Assistant Professor of Music

Business Administration

Yorton Clark, Dean, School of Professional and Graduate Studies; Chair, Professional and Graduate Studies in Business; Professor
Lynne Erickson, Associate Professor of Accounting
Mark Hamilton, Professor of Communication

Jack C. Jones, Sports Management & Compliance Officer for MNU Athletics
Jamie Myrtle, Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Associate Professor of Business
Lisa Wallentine, Chair, Department of Business Administration; Professor of Business
David Wegley, Professor Business Administration

Center for Accelerated and Professional Education (CAPE)

Jonathan Downs, Program Director, Center for Accelerated & Professional Education (CAPE), Associate Professor of Business

Christian Ministry & Formation

Randy Cloud, Chair, Christian Ministry & Formation
Donald Dunn, Instructor of Business
James Edlin, Professor of Biblical Literature and Languages
Dean Flemming, Professor of New Testament and Missions
Mark Hayse, Director, Honors Program
Ronald R. Jackson, Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministry
Jacob Lett, Associate Professor of Theology

Counselor Education

Amy Cain, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Community Counseling Center Coordinator
Todd Frye, Chair, Counselor Education
Paul R. Hoard, Assistant Professor of Counseling
Taylor Johnson, Assistant Professor of Counseling, Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling Track Coordinator
Andrew Secor, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education


Linda Alexander, Director of Continuing Education and Dual Enrollment, Professor of Teacher Education
Martin Dunlap, Chair, Professional & Graduate Studies in Education
Neil Friesland, Professor of Education
Jill Gonzalez-Bravo, Chair, Teacher Education
Kim Humerickhouse, Professor of Education

Graduate Studies in Management

Graydon Dawson, Professor of Business
Mary Murphy, Professor of Management

Professional Studies in Management

Bob Humphrey, Program Director, Professional Studies of Management
LeAnn Yantis, Assistant Professor of Professional Studies in Business


Amanda Addis, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Jennifer Blanchard, Associate Professor of Nursing
Laurie Brooks, Associate Professor of Nursing
Tish Conejo, Professor of Nursing
Crysti Danahy, Chair, Pre-licensure Nursing
Jennifer Ferguson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Susannah Hart, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Victoria Haynes, Associate Professor of Nursing
Susan Larson, Professor of Nursing
Lauren Loyd, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Joanne McDermott, Professor of Nursing
Anne Mercer, Assistant Professor of Nursing

Sarah Miller, Chair, Post-Licensure and Graduate Nursing Education, Associate Professor of Nursing
Karen Wiegman,  Dean, School of Nursing and Health Science

Natural, Health and Mathematical Sciences

Chris Crawford, Assistant Professor and Director, Athletic Training Program
Mark Brown, Professor of Mathematics/Mathematics Education
Teresa Hale-Lespier, Assistant Professor of Computer Science 
Abby Hodges, Chair, Natural, Health & Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Brad King, Associate Professor of Health & Exercise Science
James Leininger, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Jordan Mantha, Associate Professor of Chemistry

Andrew Overholt, Professor of Physics
Jill Speicher, Assistant Professor of Biology
Rion Taylor, Professor of Biology

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Todd Hiestand, Chair, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Criminal Justice
Arvin Oke, Professor of Psychology
Darin Tuck, Assistant Professor of History
Michael Vogel, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Clinical Director, Community Counseling Center

Additional Faculty

Marcelle Cooper, Director, Academic Success Center
Marty Crossland, Associate Vice President of Instructional Technology and Online Education, Professor and Chair, Computer Information Systems Programs
Lon Dagley, Computer Services Librarian
Nancy Damron, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer

Mark Ford, Vice President for Strategic Expansion
James Garrison
Addison Lucchi, Instructional and Research Librarian
David J. Spittal, President
Patricia J. Walsh, Dean of Institutional Effectiveness; Registrar; Associate Professor