Walla Walla University Board of Trustees

Max C. Torkelsen II, Chair

Bruce Thorn, Vice Chair

John K. McVay, Secretary

Harold Altamirano

DeLona Bell

Dennis Barts

Andrew O. Carrington

Kenneth Crawford

John Freedman

Don Hall

Paul Hoover

Alan S. Hurlbert

Monty E. Knittel

Merlin Knowles 

Rhona Kwiram

Gordon Lacey

Cameron Libby

John Loor Jr.

Peter J. McPherson

Gregory E. Paskell

David Prest Jr.

Barbara J. Prowant

Al Reimche

Mark Rembolt

Kevin Rogers

Sandy Schnell

Linda Sloop

Rodney Wehtje




John K. McVay Ph.D.

Vice President for Academic Administration

Robert A. Cushman Jr., Ph.D.

Vice President for Financial Administration

Steven G. Rose, B.S.B.A., C.P.A.

Vice President for Student Life

David Richardson Jr., Ph.D.

Vice President for University Relations and Advancement 

Jodeene Wagner, B.A.

Associate Vice President for Academic Administration

Scott H. Ligman , Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Financial Administration

Glenn E. Carter, M.S.

Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies

Joseph G. Galusha , D.Phil.

Associate Vice President for Marketing and Enrollment Services 

Trevor Congleton , M.S.W.

Assistant to the President for Diversity

Pedrito U. Maynard-Reid, Th.D.

Administrative Staff

Academic Administration - School Deans


Josefer Montes, Ph.D.

Education and Psychology

Denise Dunzweiler, Ph.D.


Douglas M. Logan, Ph.D.

Engineering Associate

Larry D. Aamodt, Ph.D.


Lucille Benson Krull, Ph.D.

Nursing, Associate

Trudy L. Klein, M.S.

Social Work and Sociology

Pamela Keele Cress, Ph.D.


David E. Thomas, D.Min.

Academic Administration - Department Chairs


Thomas J. Emmerson, M.F.A.


David Lindsey, Ph.D.


Steven H. Lee, Ph.D.

Communications and Languages

David Bullock, Ph.D.

Computer Science

Jonathan D. Duncan, Ph.D.


Kellie A. Bond, Ph.D.

Health and Physical Education

Marvin L. Denney, M.Ed.

History and Philosophy

Gregory Dean Dodds, Ph.D.


Jonathan D. Duncan, Ph.D.


Karin Thompson, Ph.D.


Thomas B. Ekkens, Ph.D.


Linda M. Felipez, Ed.D.

Academic Support

Director of Academic Advisement

Betty Duncan, B.A.

Director of Career Center

David Lindstrom, M.A.

Director of Summer Session

Scott H. Ligman, Ph.D.

Director of Teaching Learning Center and Disability Services

Kristy Guldhammer, M.A.

Director of Technical Support Services

Karl Thompson, M.S.

Manager, KGTS Station

Paul Richardson, B.A.


Carolyn Denney, M.A.

Director, University Libraries

Carolyn S. Gaskell, M.A.

Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Tyler Steffanson, B.S.


University Advancement

Director, Alumni and Parent Relations

Terri Neil, B.S.

Director, Leadership Giving and Campaigns

Dorita Tessier, B.S.

Associate Director, Capital Campaigns and Annual Giving

Breanna Bork, M.B.A.

Director, Estate Planning Services

Darius Fleck, B.B.A.

Financial Administration

Executive Director of Physical Plant Operations

George Bennett

Director of Human Resources

Rafael Siguenza, M.B.A.

Director of Student Financial Services

Cassie Ragenovich, B.S.

Director of Information Services

Scott McFadden, B.S.

Marketing and Enrollment Services

Director of Admissions

Dallas Weis, M. Ed.

Associate Vice President of Marketing and Enrollment Services

Trevor Congleton, M.S.W.

Director of Marketing and University Relations

Holley Bryant, M.A.

Student Services


Paddy McCoy, B.A.

Dean of Men

Tom Blackwelder, M.S. 

Dean of Women

Kristen Taylor, B.A.

Director of Student Activities

Don Hepker, B.S.

Director of Counseling and Testing Center

Donald E. Wallace, Ph.D.

Director of Food Service

Miles Rottman, B.A.

Residence Hall Dean

(Portland Campus)

Annette Riebe, M.A.

Director of Campus Health and Wellness

Wanda Nelson, M.N., A.R.N.P.


Manager, University Bookstore

Matt Heinrich, B.S.

Manager, Dairy Express

Christopher S. Gottfried, B.S.

Presidents of Walla Walla University

*William Prescott


*Edward A. Sutherland


*Emmett J. Hibbard


*Walter R. Sutherland


*Edwin L. Stewart


*Charles C. Lewis


*Joseph L. Kay


*Marion E. Cady


*Ernest C. Kellogg


*Walter I. Smith


*John E. Weaver


*William M. Landeen


*George W. Bowers


*Percy W. Christian


*William H. Shephard


*Robert L. Reynolds


N. Clifford Sorensen


H. J. Bergman


Niels-Erik Andreasen


W. G. Nelson


John C. Brunt


N. Clifford Sorensen


Jon L. Dybdahl


John K. McVay



Instructional Faculty

Larry D. Aamodt, Professor of Engineering and Computer Science (1983-87; 1989)

B.S.E. 1977, Walla Walla College

M.S.E.E. 1990; Ph.D. 1999, Washington State University

P.E. 1981, State of California, State of Washington

Terrie Dopp Aamodt, Professor of History and English (1979)

B.A. 1976, Columbia Union College

M.A. 1978, The College of William and Mary

Ph.D. 1986, Boston University

Alma Alfaro, Professor of Languages (2004)

B.A. 1998, Occidental College

M.A. 2000, Ph.D. 2004, University of California at Santa Barbara

Shirley J. Wilson Anderson, Professor of Health (1999)

B.S.N. 1976, Loma Linda University

M.S.N. 1978, University of Alabama

Ed.D. 1991, University of Virginia

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

M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1987, Oregon State University

W. Brandon Beck, Associate Professor of Music (2000)

B.S. 1985, Walla Walla College

M.Mus. 1988, VanderCook College of Music

Beverly G. Beem, Professor of English (1976)

B.A. 1967, Union College

M.A. 1969, Andrews University

Ph.D. 1974, University of Nebraska

Brent Bergherm, Assistant Professor of Technology (2007)

B.A. 1999, Walla Walla College

M.A. 2010, Savannah College of Art and Design

Brant Berglin, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies (2013) 

B.A. 1995, Walla Walla College

M.Div. 2001, Andrews University

Darold F. Bigger, Professor of Religion: Pastoral Administration, Theology and Spirituality; and Social Work (1992)

B.A. 1966, Walla Walla College

M.Div. 1970, Andrews University

M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1978, Claremont School of Theology

Pamela Bing Perry, Assistant Professor of Social Work (2009)

B.S. 1984, Union College

M.B.A. 1988, University of Kansas

M.S. 2003, Loma Linda University

D.M.F.T. 2009, Loma Linda University

Conna Bond, Assistant Professor of Business (2013)

B.A. 1990, Whitman College

J.D. 2003, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Kellie A. Bond, Associate Professor of English (2004)

B.A. 1993, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1998; Ph.D. 2002, University of Oregon

James D. Boyd, Associate Professor of Social Work and Sociology (2002)

B.A. 1987; M.S.W. 2000, Walla Walla College

Montgomery S. Buell, Associate Professor of History (1996)

B.A. 1990, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1995, Purdue 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

Susan Bungard, Instructor in Religion (2004)

B.A. 1981, Walla Walla College

M.A. 2012, Walla Walla University

Emilie Butler, Instructor in Nursing (2013)

B.S. 2010, Walla Walla University

Roy K. Campbell, Professor of Physics (2001)

B.S. 1978, Southern Adventist University

Ph.D. 1986, Florida State University

Paul F. Cimmino, Visiting Professor of Social Work (2004)

B.A. 1976,California State University, Northridge

M.S.W. 1977, California State University, Fresno

Ph.D. 1986, Columbia Pacific University

Karen Clausen-Brown, Assistant Professor of English (2013)

B.A. 2007, Walla Walla University

Bryce E. Cole, Associate Professor of Engineering (1995)

B.A., B.S.E. 1987, Walla Walla College

M.S.C.E. 1989, University of Massachusetts

Ph.D. 1995, University of Notre Dame

Mark J. Copsey, Associate Librarian (1984)

B.A. 1981, Andrews University

A.M.L.S. 1983, University of Michigan

Carl P. Cosaert, Professor of Biblical Studies: Greek and New Testament (2005)

B.A. 1989, Union College

M.Div. 1993, Andrews University

M.A. 2000, Nazarene Theological Seminary

Ph.D. 2005, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David L. Cowles, Professor of Biology (2001)

B.S. 1978; M.S. 1981, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1987, University of California, Santa Barbara

Kyle S. Craig, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2003)

B.S. 1997, Andrews University; Ph.D. 2003, The University of British Columbia

David B. Crawford, Assistant Professor of Communications (2007)

B.A. 2004, Walla Walla College

M.F.A. 2010, University of California, Riverside

Pamela Keele Cress, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1996)

B.S.W. 1990, M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 2004, Andrews University

Cheris B. Current, Associate Professor of Social Work and Sociology (2007)

B.A. 2002, Southern Adventist University

M.A. 2005; Ph.D. 2007, Washington State University

Robert A. Cushman Jr., Professor of Paleobiology (2008)

B.S. 1975, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1983, Loma Linda University

Ph.D. 1994, Colorado School of Mines

Richard F. Daley, Professor of Chemistry (1988)

B.S. 1970, Southern College of Seventh-day Adventists

M.S. 1973, University of Tennessee

Ph.D. 1976, Emory University

Marvin L. Denney, Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education (1996)

B.S. 1978, Walla Walla College

M.Ed. 1982, Eastern Washington University

Gregory Dean Dodds, Professor of History (2000)

B.A. 1997, Walla Walla College

M.A. 2000; Ph.D. 2004, Claremont Graduate University

Andrew Dressler, III, Associate Professor of Business (1965-68; 1997)

B.A. 1965, Walla Walla College

C.P.A. 1966, State of Washington

M.Acct. 1967, University of Idaho

Loury J. Duffy, Instructor in Technology (2004)

B.S. 2003, Walla Walla College

Jonathan D. Duncan, Professor of Mathematics (2002)

B.S.; B.A. 1997, Walla Walla College

M.A. (Math); M.S. (Cptr. Sci) 2001, Indiana University

Ph.D. 2007, Indiana University

Denise Dunzweiler, Professor of Education (2013)

BA. 1977, Loma Linda University

M.A. 1987, Sonoma State University

Ph.D. 2001, Andrews University

Paul B. Dybdahl, Professor of Mission and New Testament (2000)

B.A. 1992, Walla Walla College

M.Div. 1995; Ph.D. 2004, Andrews University

Thomas B. Ekkens, Professor of Physics (2004)

B.S. 1991, Andrews University

M.S. 1995, Ph.D. 1999, University of Notre Dame

Karen Emerson, Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work (2004)

B.A. 1973, St. Ambrose University

M.S.W. 1992, Eastern Washington University

Linda R. Emmerson, Assistant Professor of Philosophy (2001)

B.A. 1990, Walla Walla College

M.A. 2009, California State University, Dominguez Hills

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

Linda M. Felipez, Professor of Technology (1998)

B.A. 1980; B.S. 1982; M.S.Ed. 1983, Eastern Illinois University

Ed.D. 1990, West Virginia University

John Foster, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2013)

B.S. 2007, Walla Walla University

M.S. 2009; Ph.D. 2013, University of Oregon

Rob Frohne, Professor of Engineering (1988)

B.S.E. 1983, Walla Walla College

M.S.E.E. 1984; Ph.D. 1988, Purdue University

P.E. 1998, State of Washington

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

Carolyn S. Gaskell, Librarian (1978)

B.A. 1976, Pacific Union College

M.A. 1977, University of Denver

Terrell D. Gottschall, Professor of History (1986)

B.A. 1973, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1975; Ph.D. 1981, Washington State University

Jean-Paul Grimaud, Associate Professor of Languages (2000)

Licence en Theologie 1995, University of Strasbourg

Maitrise en Francais 1997, University of Grenoble

Kevin D. Grussling, Assistant Professor of Social Work (1992)

B.S.W. 1986; M.S.W. 1990, Walla Walla College

Kristy Guldhammer, Assistant Professor of English (1985)

B.A. 1974, Columbia Union College

M.A. 1979, Andrews University

Randi Hankins, Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work (1996)

B.S. 1975, Central Washington University

M.S.W. 1979, Eastern Washington University

Jerrold W. Hartman, Associate Professor of Communications (2003)

B.A. 1999, Walla Walla College

M.F.A. 2008, National University

Heidi Anna Haynal, Associate Professor of Mathematics (2008)

B.S. 1994, Ohio State University

M.A. 1998; Ph.D. 2007, University of California Santa Barbara

Robert D. Holm, Assistant Professor of Technology (2003)

B.S. 1996, Walla Walla College

M.S. 2006, Purdue University

Linda L. Ivy, Associate Professor of Psychology (2006)

B.S. 1999, M.S. 2001, Ph.D. 2005, University of Oregon

Ronald L. Jolliffe, Professor of English (1989)

B.A. 1971, Walla Walla College

M.Div. 1974, Andrews University

M.P.H. 1980, Loma Linda University

M.A. Religion 1988, The Claremont Graduate School

M.A. Literature and Film 2007, Claremont Graduate University

Ph.D. 1990, The Claremont Graduate School

Rosemarie Buck Khng, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2008)

B.S. 1981, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1985, Loma Linda University

Harriett Kimball-Hilario, Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work (2002)

B.S. 1974, Montana State University

M.S.W. 2000, San Jose State University

James D. Klein, Jr., Associate Professor of Computer Science (1979)

B.S. 1970, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1977, University of Colorado

Trudy L. Klein, Assistant Professor of Nursing (1993)

B.S. 1972, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1976, University of Colorado

Lucille Benson Krull, Professor of Nursing (1996)

B.S. 1986, Pacific Union College

M.S. 1988, Sonoma State University

Ph.D. 1995, University of Texas at Austin

Curtis Z. Kuhlman, Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education (1983)

B.S. 1981, Loma Linda University

M.S.T. 1988, Portland State University

Daniel A. Lamberton, Professor of English (1981-1983, 1987)

B.A. 1971, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1981, University of Montana

M.F.A. 1997, University of Washington

Debbie Lampson, Instructor in Nursing (2009, 2011)

B.S. 1982, Walla Walla College

M.S. 2010, Walden University

Robert William Lane, Visiting Associate Professor of Industrial Design (2007)

B.S. 1977, Carleton University

M.S. 2003, University of Colorado

Gerry Larson, Instructor in Health & Physical Education (2013)

B.S. 1995, Walla Walla University

Steven H. Lee, Professor of Chemistry (1983)

B.S. 1976, Andrews University

Ph.D. 1981, University of Wisconsin

Joel Libby, Instructor in Art (2013)

B.A. 2004, Walla Walla College

Frederic Liebrand, Professor of Physics (1990)

B.S. 1985, Southern College

M.S. 1987; Ph.D. 1990, Purdue University

Scott H. Ligman, Professor of Biology (1989)

B.S. 1980; M.S. 1982, Andrews University

Ph.D. 1989, Oregon State University

David F. Lindsey, Professor of Biology (1996)

B.S. 1981, Southwestern Adventist College

Ph.D. 1992, University of Texas at Austin

Douglas M. Logan, Professor of Engineering (2008)

P.E. 1995, State of Colorado

P.E. 1984, State of California

B.S.E. 1974, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1976; Ph.D. 1985, Stanford University

Qin Ma, Professor of Engineering (2005)

B.S. 1987, M.S. 1994, Chongqing University

M.S. 1999, Florida International University

Ph.D. 2004, Carnegie Mellon University

Pedrito U. Maynard-Reid, Professor of Biblical Studies and Missiology (1990)

B.A. 1970, West Indies College

M.A. 1973; M.Div. 1975; Th.D. 1981, Andrews University

Th.M. 1995, Fuller Theological Seminary

Bruce McClay, Librarian (2000)

B.A. 1968, Columbia Union College

M.A. 1971, Andrews University

M.A. 1996, University of Missouri-Columbia

Mary McClay, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2007)

B.S.N. 1969, Columbia Union College

M.S.N. 1993, University of Mary

Janice Mckenzie, Associate Professor of Biology (2011)

B.S. 2001, Montana State University

Ph.D. 2006, Purdue University

John K. McVay, Professor of Theology (2006)

B.A. 1980, Southern Adventist University

M.Div. 1983, Andrews University

Ph.D. 1995, University of Sheffield

Annette D. Melgosa, Librarian (2006)

B.S. 1983, Andrews University

M.A.L.I.S. 1997, University College London

M.Ed. 2010, University of Queensland

Julian M. Melgosa, Professor of Education and Psychology (2006)

B.A. 1979; M.A. 1980, University of Madrid

Ph.D. 1985, Andrews University

Josefer Montes, Professor of Business (2011)

B.B.A. 1992, Southern Adventist University

M.B.A. 1994, Orlando College

Ph.D. 2010, University of Southern Mississippi

Mihail Motzev, Professor of Business (2004)

M.Sc. 1981, Higher Institute of Economics, Bulgaria

Ph.D. 1987, University of National and World Economic, Bulgaria

Debbie S. Muthersbaugh, Assistant Professor of Education (2010)

B.S. 1980, Walla Walla College

M.Ed. 2009; Ph.D. 2012, University of Idaho

Curtis A. Nelson, Professor of Engineering (1982-83; 1988)

B.S.E. 1978, Walla Walla College

M.S.E.E. 1986, Washington State University

P.E. 1982, State of Washington-inactive

Ph.D. 2004, University of Utah

James R. Nestler, Professor of Biology (1990)

B.S. 1984, M.S. 1986, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1990, University of Colorado at Boulder

Sylvia B. Nosworthy, Professor of English (1978)

B.A. 1967; M.A. 1968, Andrews University

Ph.D. 1991, University of Minnesota

Janet Dee Ockerman, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1999)

A.B. 1968, Transylvania University

M.A. 1969, University of Kentucky

M.S.W. 1994, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1977, Georgia State University

Helo Oidjarv, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Sociology (2010)

B.A. 1996, University of Tartu

M.S.W. 2000, Andrews University

Ph.D. 2009, University of Illinois at Chicago

Kirt Onthank, Assistant Professor of Biology (2013)

B.S. 2006, Walla Walla College

M.S. 2008, Walla Walla University

Ph.D. 2013, Washington State University

Michaelynn R. Paul, Assistant Professor of Nursing (2000)

B.S. 1987, Walla Walla College

M.S.N. 2004, Oregon Health and Science University

Nancy R. Peters, Associate Professor of Social Work (1999)

B.S.W. 1988; University of Alaska

M.S.W. 1995, New Mexico Highlands University

Ph.D. 2008, Capella University

Delvin E. Peterson, Assistant Professor of Engineering (2005)

B.S.E. 2001, Walla Walla College

M.S.M.E. 2004; Ph.D. 2012, Oregon State University

Bruce Wayne Pollard, Assistant Professor of Social Work (2010)

B.A. 1990, East Carolina University

M.S.W. 2005, Florida International University

Tamara L. Randolph, Professor of Education (2002)

B.A. 1966, Union College

M.Ed. 1995, Eastern Washington University

Ph.D. 2000, Washington State University

Joan M. Redd, Professor of Biology (1992)

B.S. 1979; M.S. 1981, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1989, University of Denver

Ferdinand O. Regalado, Professor of Biblical Studies: Hebrew and Old Testament (2012)

B.A. 1992, Philippine Union College

M.A. 1996; Ph.D. 2004, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

Anthony Mark Remboldt, Instructor in Technology (2012)

B.S. 2012, Walla Walla University

Leonard Richter, Professor of Music (1978)

Diploma, 1961, Ostrava Conservatory

B.A. 1970, University of Waterloo

M.Mus. 1971, Andrews University; M.Mus. 1977, Manhattan School of Music

Ph.D. 1984, New York University

Donald Lee Riley, Professor of Engineering (1991)

B.S.E. 1985, Walla Walla College

M.S.M.E. 1986, Washington State University

P.E. 2010, State of Washington

Lyn C. Ritz, Professor of Music (2003)

B.Mus. 1973, State University of New York, Potsdam

M.Mus.Ed. 1977, The Pennsylvania State University

D.M.A. 1991, University of Kentucky

Brian D. Roth, Associate Professor of Engineering (2008)

B.S.E. 2001, Walla Walla College

M.S. 2003, Purdue University

Ph.D. 2008, Stanford University

Christy A. Scott, Assistant Librarian, Level II (2004)

B.S. 2001, Union College

M.L.S. 2003, University of Missouri-Columbia

Kraig S. M. Scott, 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

Richard W. Scott, Assistant Librarian Level II (2008)

B.A. 1990, Union College

M.S. 1991, University of Kentucky

Melodie A. Selby, Assistant Professor of Engineering (2009)

B.S.E. 1986, Walla Walla College

P.E. 1989, State of California

P.E. 1991, State of Washington

M.S.E. 1994, Washington State University

Nancy L. Semotiuk, Associate Professor of Communications (1989)

B.A. 1979, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1992, Norwich University

Samuel Sumin Sih, Associate Professor of Engineering (1997)

M.S. 1991; Ph.D. 1996, University of Texas at Austin

Deborah Silva, Professor of Communications (2000)

B.A. 1996, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1998; Ph.D. 2007, Washington State University

J. Anthony Smith, Associate Professor of Chemistry (2011)

B.S. 1997, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 2004, Georgia Institute of Technology

Susan B. Smith, Professor of Social Work and Sociology (1997)

B.S. 1981, Southern Adventist University

M.S.W. 1989, Florida International University

Ph.D. 2005, Andrews University

R. Lee Stough, Professor of Psychology (1998)

B.A. 1984, Glenville State College

M.A. 1992, West Virginia Graduate College

Ph.D. 1999, University of Akron

Ann C. Szalda-Petree, Visiting Associate Professor of Social Work (2005)

B.S. 1987, Seattle University

M.A. 1991, Ph.D. 1993, University of Montana

Karen B. Tetz, Professor of Nursing (1985)

B.S. 1977, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1983, Loma Linda University

Ph.D. 2003, Oregon Health and Science University

David E. Thomas, Professor of Practical Theology and Apologetics (2001)

B.A. 1975, Atlantic Union College

M.Div. 1978; D.Min. 1999, Andrews University

Alden L. Thompson, Professor of Biblical Studies: Old Testament and Adventist Studies (1970)

B.A. 1965, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1966; B.Div. 1967, Andrews University

Ph.D. 1975, University of Edinburgh

 Karin E. Thompson, Associate Professor of Music (2009)

B. Mus. 1991, Walla Walla College

M. Mus. 1993, John Hopkins University

Ph.D. 2001, University of Maryland

Thomas M. Thompson, Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Physics (1971)

B.A. 1968, Walla Walla College

M.A. 1971, University of Washington

Ph.D. 1979, University of California at Davis

Timothy L. Tiffin, Professor of Mathematics (1992)

B.S. 1985, Pacific Union College

M.S. 1988; D.A. 1995, Idaho State University

Emily Tillotson, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Sociology (2008)

B.S.W. 1997, Walla Walla College

M.S.W. 2000, Walla Walla College

Bruce J. Toews, Associate Professor of Business (1994)

B.S.B.A. 1987, Pacific Union College

C.P.A. 1989, State of California

M.B.A. 1991, California State University, San Bernardino

C.P.A. 1995, State of Washington

Steve VanOrden, Instructor in Business (2012)

B.A. 1994, Washington State University

M.P.A. 1997, City University

LuAnn R. Venden, Professor of English (1999)

B.A. 1990, Southwestern Adventist University

M.A. 1992; Ph.D. 2000, University of North Texas

Heather R. Vonderfecht, Visiting Associate Professor of Social Work (1994)

B.S. 1984, Juniata College

M.A. 1986, Wake Forest University

M.S.W. 2001, Walla Walla College

Ph.D. 1992, Washington University, St. Louis

Lynn R. Wagner, Associate Professor of Nursing (1994)

B.S. 1977; M.S. 1983, Loma Linda University

Kenneth L. Wiggins, Professor of Mathematics (1980)

B.A. 1968, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1971; Ph.D. 1974, Montana State University

Anne Marte Willoughby, Assistant Professor of Social Work (2010)

B.S.W. 2005, Eastern Washington University

M.S.W. 2006, Eastern Washington University

Wong, Yew-Chong, Adjunct Professor of Business (2008)

B.A. 1965; M.A. 1966, 1971, Philippine Union College

Ed.D. 1976, Andrews University

Louie L. Yaw, Professor of Engineering (1992-93; 2000)

B.S.E. 1992, Walla Walla College

M.S. 1996, University of California at Davis

P.E. 1996; S.E. 2000, State of California

P.E., S.E. 2001, State of Washington

Ph.D. 2008, University of California, Davis

Daniel Yazak, Visiting Professor of Social Work (2004)

B.S. 1969, Baylor University

M.U.P. 1973, D.E.D. 1980, Texas A&M University

Emeriti and Emeritae

Norman L. Anderson, J.D.

Professor of Accounting

Claude C. Barnett, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics

Frederick R. Bennett, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering

Roland R. Blaich, Ph.D.

Professor of History

Chester D. Blake, Ed.D.

Professor of Technology

Jon A. Cole, P.L.S.

Professor of Engineering

Ralph M. Coupland, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Carlton E. Cross, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering

Donald Dawes, M.Ed.

Associate Professor of Technology

C. Loren Dickinson, Ph.D.

Professor of Communications

Jon L. Dybdahl, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Studies

J. Paul Grove, B.D.

Professor of Religion

Kenneth L. Gruesbeck, M.Ed.

Professor of Technology

James C. Hannum, M.A.

Associate Professor of Communication

Gordon B. Hare, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Solange C. Henderson, M.A.

Associate Professor of Language

Wilma M. Hepker, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work and Sociology

Bruce C. Johanson, D.Th.

Professor of Biblical Studies

E. Lee Johnston, M.S.L.S.


Melvin S. Lang, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

Associate Vice President for Academic Administration

Richard L. Litke, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Languages  

Elwood L. Mabley, M.S.L.S.


Carlyle Manous, D.M.A.

Professor of Music

Walter Meske, M.A.

Vice President for Student


Robert L. Noel, M.S.

Professor of Engineering

Harold T. Ochs, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Donald W. Rigby, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Donnie Thompson Rigby, M.A.

Professor of Communications

William Rouse, Ed.M.

Associate Professor of Technology

Carolyn Stevens Shultz, Ph.D.

Professor of English

Dan M. Shultz, M.Mus.

Professor of Music

Ward A. Soper, M.A.

Professor of Mathematics

Glenn E. Spring, D.M.A

Professor of Music

Alden L. Thompson, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Studies

Fred W. Troutman, Ph.D.

Professor of Nursing

Dale B. Visger, Ed.D.

Professor of Technology

Verlie Y. F. Ward, Ph.D.

Professor of Education

Melvin K. West, Mus.A.D.

Professor of Music

JoAnn Y. Wiggins, Ph.D.

Professor of Business

Robert F. Wood, Ph.D.

Professor of Engineering

 Helen Ward Thompson Zolber, Ph.D.

Professor of English