Gary Heisserer, PhD
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Gary Heisserer, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, serves as an academic liaison between the Lamoni and Independence campuses. Prior to working in this position, Dr. Heisserer served Graceland in various capacities, including Professor of Theatre, Director of University Assessment, and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Heisserer is involved in professional theatre in Kansas City. He currently serves on the board of the Kansas City Actors Theatre. Dr. Heisserer has a particular fondness for new plays (he has served on the board of the National New Play Network in Washington, D.C.) and has directed many contemporary works at Graceland.