Graceland University Faculty

Justin Akers, MS

Adjunct Faculty - Agricultural Business

Jeff McElroy, MBA

Dean - C.H. Sandage School of Business, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Sam Walton Fellow

Larry Murphy, MBA

Associate Professor of Accounting

Max Pitt, MBA

Associate Professor of Business

Suzie Scheer, MBA

Adjunct Faculty - Distance Learning

Connie Wright, MA, MEd

Adjunct Faculty - Business Administration

Jeff Anderson, EdD

Faculty Associate - Community of Christ Seminary

Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion

Charmaine Chvala-Smith

Seminary Chaplain, Focus Session Coordinator

Mark Scherer, PhD

Seminary Faculty Associate

Sharon Ward

Admissions, Administrative Assistant to the Dean - Seminary

Jane Chaillie, EdD

Assistant Professor of Education

Tanya Coffelt, EdD

Associate Professor of Education

Michele Dickey-Kotz, EdD

Dean - Gleazer School of Education

Gregory C. Foreman, MA

Adjunct Faculty - Elementary Education, Fourth Year Experience

Phyllis O'Daniels, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Division of Health and Movement Science and Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

Obie Austin, RN, MSN, ANP, FNP-BC

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Samantha Byrnes, RN, BSN

Clinical Adjunct - School of Nursing

Michele Gerdes

Associate Dean - School of Nursing (Undergrad)

Urmila Harold, MSN, RN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Claudia D. Horton, PhD

Interim Vice President for the Independence Campus and Dean, School of Nursing

Kathleen Lenz

Clinical Instructor of Nursing - Graduate

Jolene Lynn, PhD, RN

Associate Dean - School of Nursing (Graduate)

Kathleen Mammen, MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Angela Martinez-Mills, MSN

Clinical Instructor of Nursing

Lydia Mejia-Johnson, DNP, RN, CHFP

Assistant Teaching Professor - School of Nursing

Jan Rice, PhD

Associate Dean, Professor of Nursing

Wilai Rojjanasrirat, PhD, RN, IBCLC

Professor of Nursing, Director of Research and Scholarship

Shelly Schaefer, MSN, RN

Clinical Adjunct - School of Nursing

Ginger Vaughn, MSN-FNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Susan Vogelsmeier, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Professor and FNP Program Coordinator

Cindy Waits, MSN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Carol Widner, MSN, RN-BC

Clinical Adjunct Faculty - School of Nursing

Dustin Williams, DNP

Assistant Professor of Nursing, AGACNP Program Coordinator

John Wood, MSN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Brian J. White, PhD

Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculty and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sara Blessing, MM

Instructor of Music, VPA Division Co-Chair

Jack Ergo, MM

Piano/Harpsichord Orchestral Studies, Associate Professor of Music

Melinda Leoce, MM

Instructor of Percussion and Director of Athletic Bands, Music Department Coordinator

Tracy Salter, MFA

Associate Professor of Theatre, VPA Division Co-Chair

Chee Weng Yim, DMA

Assistant Professor of Music - Director of Bands

Bryan Gatzke, MS

Division Chair, Instructor of Health and Movement Science

Cory Hoff, MA

Head Men's Basketball Coach, Adjunct Faculty - Sport Management

Christopher King, MS

Instructor of Health and Movement Science

Stew McDole, ReD

Professor of Physical Education

Phyllis O'Daniels, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Division of Health and Movement Science and Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education

Jessica Wallace, MA

Instructor of Health and Movement Science

Anthony Chvala-Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Theology and Scripture, Paul E. Morden Seminary Chair of Religion

Ildo Kim, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication

Raquel Moreira, PhD

Assistant Professor of Communication

Dan Platt, PhD

Assistant Professor of English

Isaac Pressnell, MFA

Division Chair, Associate Professor of English