Policies

Faculty emeriti

Agnes Andreassian – A.A., Aleppo College; B.S., M.S., M.A., American University of Beirut; M.Sc., University of British Columbia; M.Sc., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Oregon. – Professor emerita of mathematics/computer science

Glenn R. Barnett – B.A., California State University; M.S., Ph.D. 1986, Cornell University. – Associate professor emeritus of biochemistry

Jeffrey D. Bass – B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D. 2000, University of California, San Diego. –Associate professor of anthropology

Martha Betancourt – B.A., University of Havana; M.A., University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., The University of Iowa. – Associate professor emerita of Spanish

Debela Birru – A.A., Grand View College; B.S., M.B.A. 1979, Northwest Missouri State University. – Associate professor emeritus of management

Gary E. Boeyink – B.A., Central College; M.A., Colorado State College. – Associate professor emeritus of exercise science

Richard L. Bowzer – B.A., Central College; M.A., Michigan State University. – Associate professor emeritus of exercise science

Carol lei Breckenridge – B.M., M.M., University of North Carolina; D.M.A., University of Iowa. –Professor emerita of music

Ronald Byers – B.S., Ph.D., Washington State University. – Associate professor emeritus of physics

Walter W. Cannon – B.S., University of Nebraska; M.A., Ph.D. 1978, Marquette University. – Professor emeritus of English

Lee J. Collins – B.A., College of Wooster; M.Ed., University of Pittsburgh; Ed.D., Rutgers University. – Professor emerita of education

John A. De Jong – B.A., Central College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa. – Professor emeritus of history

Joline D. De Jong – B.A., Central College; M.A., Arizona State University. – Assistant professor emerita of art

Dale W. De Wild – B.A., Hope College; M.A., Wayne State University; Ph.D., Florida State University. – Professor emeritus of sociology

Dennis M. Doyle – B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.S., North Texas State University; Ph.D. 1988, Southern Illinois University. – Professor of communication studies

Marguerite A. Fitch – B.A., Stephens College; M.A., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Kansas. 1992 – Professor of psychology

Davis L. Folkerts – B.A., Central College; S.M.M., Union Theological Seminary; D.M.A., University of Iowa. – Professor emeritus of music

Jann E. Freed – B.A., Central College; M.B.A., Drake University; Ph.D., Iowa State University. – Professor emerita of management

Philip C. George – B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A.T., University of Florida; Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University. – Professor emeritus of education

Richard N. Glendening – B.A., Central College; M.S., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., Iowa State University. – Professor emeritus of economics

James W. Graham – B.A., Tarkio College; M.A., Harvard University. – Associate professor emeritus of English

Michael T. Harris – B.A., Tulane University; M.A., Ph.D. 1986, Indiana University; – Professor of English

Allen C. Hibbard – B.A., Saint John’s University; M.S., Ph.D. 1989, University of Notre Dame. – Professor of mathematics

George Ann Huck – B.A., Central Methodist College; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University. – Professor emerita of Spanish

Thomas E. Iverson – B.A., Westmont College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School. – Professor emeritus of mathematics

Arthur W. Johnson – B.S., Iowa State University; M.S., University of Wisconsin. – Associate professor emeritus of English

Thomas A. Kopecek – A.B., Hamilton College; B.D., Yale University; Ph.D., Brown University. – Professor emeritus of religion

Kimberly A. Koza – B.A., Colby College; M.A., Ph.D. 1988, Indiana University. – Associate professor of English

Robin E. Martin – B.A., Indiana University; M.L.S., North Texas State University. – Associate professor emerita of library science

Robert J. Maurer – B.S., B.A., Rockhurst College; M.B.A., Indiana University. – Associate professor emeritus of accounting

Donald A. Maxam – B.A., Hope College; B.D., New Brunswick Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary. – Professor emeritus of sociology

Richard B. McGrath – B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University; Ph.D., Indiana University. – Associate professor emeritus of communication studies

John H. Miller – B.A., DePauw University; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. – Professor emeritus of English 

Denise B. Murray – B.A., Rockford College; Licence es Lettres, University of Paris; D.E.A.V., Universite de Provence. – Associate professor emerita of French

Anne M. Petrie –B.Mus, M.Mus., University of Illinois; D.M.A. 1990, University of Oklahoma. – Professor emeritus of music

Keith A. Ratzlaff – B.A., Bethel College; M.F.A. 1984, Indiana University. – Professor of English

A. Chadwick Ray – B.A., Yale University; Ph.D. 1976, Northwestern University. – former Dr. Jacob and Gela Schnucker Sessler Endowed Chair in Philosophy and Religion, professor emeritus of philosophy

Treva S. Reimer – B.A., Bethel College; M.F.A. 1983, Indiana University. – Professor of art

Robert A. Schanke – B.A., Midland College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Nebraska. – Professor emeritus of theatre

Michael H. Schrier – B.S., M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Virginia. – Associate professor emeritus of history

K. Rex Shahriari – A.B., M.S., Saint Francis College; Ed.D., Ball State University. – Professor emeritus of education

Lois De Haan Smith – B.A., Central College; M.A., University of Iowa. – Associate professor emerita of library science, catalog/system librarian

Esther Streed – B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of South Dakota; Ed.S., Ed.D., Drake University. – Professor emerita of education

David E. Timmer – A.B., Calvin College; Ph.D. 1983, University of Notre Dame. – Professor of religion

Carol J. Vruwink – B.A., Central College; M.S., Drake University. – Associate professor emerita of accounting

John A. Vruwink – B.A., Central College; M.F.A., Drake University. – Professor emeritus of art

John C. Walvoord – B.A., Central College; M.S., University of Colorado. – Associate professor emeritus of physical education

Philip E. Webber – A.B., Earlham College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College. – Professor emeritus of German and linguistics

Patricia B. Westphal – B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Western Reserve University; Ph.D., Ohio State University. –Associate professor emerita of French

Edmond E. Willis – B.A., M.A., San Jose State College; Ph.D., Iowa State University. – Professor emeritus of psychology

Louise Zaffiro – B.A., Bluffton College; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. – Professor emerita of chemistry