Executive Council

Kathleen M. Bash PhD

VP for Institutional Effectiveness

Lee Bash, PhD

Dean, Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

There is something incredibly exciting and powerful about being a part of a large jazz ensemble when it’s playing really well! It’s like harnessing a lightning bolt!...

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Scott Briell MA

VP of Enrollment Management

Paul Davis MA

VP of Business Services

Kelly W. Everett BA

VP Institutional Advancement

Matt Frizzell, PhD

Dean, Community of Christ Seminary

Eons ago, human beings looked up at the sun. They saw a god blazing across the sky. Today, we look up at the same sun. Now, we see fusion. What’s the difference?...

Claudia Horton, PhD

Dean, School of Nursing/Professor of Nursing

I love being at Graceland! For 22 years, I have served as a faculty member and an administrator in the School of Nursing. Having earned my associate degree in nursing at a commu...

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Robert Poulton PhD

Dean of C.H. Sandage School of Business; Associate Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor Economics As an undergraduate at Wittenberg University, I began studying economics as preparation for law school.  After my second course though, I w...

David Schaal MA

VP of Student Life and Dean of Students

Jodi L. Seymour

Executive Assistant to President

Brian White, PhD

Interim VP of Academic Affairs and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

I teach literature, film, cultural studies and critical theory, and writing courses.  Introducing students to the intellectual means by which “a ha” moments reg...