Faculty and Administration

Administration: University

Office of the President

Ross Allen President
Rahn Franklin, Jr. Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
James H. Barnes III. President Emeritus 1995-2020

Office of the Provost

Robin Rylaarsdam Provost

Academic Affairs

Randall S. Bergen Associate Provost of CAPS, Seminary, and the Graduate School
Diane L. Dahl Dean of Nursing, Social Work, and Community Health
Judith E. Landrum Dean of Education and Ministries Division
Chad Osgood Dean of Business, Leadership, Health, and Social Sciences

Admissions

Paul McGinnis VP of Marketing and Enrollment
Janna Collins Director of Admissions: CAPS/Seminary/GS
Kristin Marvin Director of First Impressions

Financial Aid

Jeffrey D. Olson Director of Financial Aid
Debra R. Cordova Associate Director of Financial Aid
Marla J. Rupp Associate Director of Financial Aid
Laura B. Ellwanger Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Library

David R. Stewart Director of University Libraries
Brooke Ballantine Serials and Electronic Resources Supervisor
Lyndi Fabbrini Research Services Librarian
Ann Gannon Administrative Assistant
Kent Gerber Digital Library Manager
Rhonda Gilbraith Associate Director and Collection Development Librarian
Scott A. Kaihoi Research and Instruction Librarian / Copyright Liaison
Gene Kenney Library Technology Specialist
Lindsey Long Public Services Manager
Sandra Oslund Collection Planning and Interlibrary Loan Librarian
Amy Reinhold Materials Service Librarian

Registrar

Dan Nimlos Interim Registrar
Lori Beyer Associate Registrar, CAPS, Seminary, & GS

Student Life

Miranda Powers VP of Student Experience
Liz Burd Director of Accessibility Resources and Services
Kimberly Thorstad Interim Dean of Student Success and Retention (CAPS, Seminary, and Graduate School)
Miriam Hill Director of Counseling Services
Elizabeth K. Miller Director of Health Services
 

Administration: College of Adult & Professional Studies

Randall S. Bergen Associate Provost of CAPS, Seminary, and the Graduate School
Chad Osgood Dean of Business, Leadership Health, & Social Sciences
Diane Dahl Dean of Nursing, Social Work, and Community Health
Judith Landrum Dean of Education and Ministries Division
Kimberly Thorstad Interim Dean of Student Success and Retention

Business, Leadership, Health & Social Sciences Division

The business and leadership division oversees academic matters pertaining to the undergraduate programs in business, leadership, health and social sciences.  Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for undergraduate programs. 

Joel Frederickson Program Director, B.A. in Psychology
Nicolette L. Daniels Program Director, Organizational Leadership; Senior Care Leadership and Administration
Mary Michener Program Director, Addiction Certificates, Associate of Arts and Science
Molly Wickam Program Director, Accounting, Business Management; Director, Academic Resource Center

Education and Ministries Division

The education division oversees academic matters pertaining to the graduate programs in education and ministry. Faculty members and academically qualified administrators are designated as program directors for graduate programs.

Mary Lindell Program Director, Special Education
Laura Gilbertson Program Director, Christian Ministries

Nursing Division

The department of nursing oversees academic matters pertaining to the College of Adult & Professional Studies nursing major.  Department of nursing faculty members are designated as program director and faculty advisors.  The faculty advisors in the nursing department deal with academic and professional oversight within the program; each cohort is assigned one faculty advisor.

Emily R. Day Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Kristina Gustafson Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post-Baccalaureate)

Connect with Bethel