Faculty

Dr. Gordon Anderson

Gordon Anderson, Ph.D.

Education

  • B.A. in Religion, Southern California College, 1970
  • B.A. in Philosophy, University of Portland, 1980
  • M.A. in History, University of Portland, 1981
  • Ph.D. in Ancient Studies, University of Minnesota, 1986

Experience

  • 14 years of pastoral leadership
  • 28 years as a college professor and administrator
    • 19 years as a university president
William Tibbetts, M.B.A.

William Tibbetts, M.B.A.

Education

  • B.A. in Communications and Journalism, Purdue University
  • M.B.A. in Organizational Behavior and HR Management, Regent University

Experience

  • 16 years of business consulting experience
  • 12 years of business leadership experience
  • 6 years as a college professor
Jolene Erlacher, Ed.D.

Jolene Erlacher, Ed.D.

Education

  • B.A. in Elementary Education, North Central University, 2000
  • M.A. in English, University of St. Thomas, 2006
  • Graduate Certificate in International Leadership, University of St. Thomas, 2009
  • Ed.D. in Leadership, University of St. Thomas, 2012

Experience

  • 13 years of leadership experience
  • 2 years of leadership consulting experience
Kari Nelson, PsyD, LP

Kari Nelson, PsyD, LP

Education

  • B.S. - North Central University, Behavioral Sciences, 1986
  • M.A. - St. Mary's Univeristy, Counseling Psychology, 1989
  • Psy.D. -University of St. Thomas, Counseling Psychology, 1995

Experience

  • Nelson, D. & Nelson, K. (2001). Enlisting student aid in assessing department objectives. Assessment Update, 13(6), 4-5.
  • Nelson, D. & Nelson, K. (2005). The use of principles for organizing the introductory psychology course. Psychology Learning & Teaching, 4(2), 95-101.
  • American Psychological Association
  • Minnesota Psychological Assoication
Gary Denbow, D.Min.

Gary Denbow, D.Min.

Education

  • D.Min, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • MA in Cross-Cultural Communications, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • BS in Education, Southeast Missouri State University

Experience

  • More than 25 years of leadership experience
    • More than 20 years of ministerial leadership
    • More than 10 years in higher education leadership
      • 8 years as a university president
Shawn Sauve, M.B.A.

Shawn Sauve, M.B.A.

Education

  • B.S. in Accounting, Oral Roberts University
  • M.A. in Theology, Bethel Seminary
  • M.B.A. in Finance and Economics, University of Rochester

Experience

  • 15 years as a university professor
  • 10 years of business consulting experience
  • 5 years of business leadership experience
Ron Jewett, Ph.D.

Ron Jewett, Ph.D.

Education

  • B.A. in Psychology and German, Otterbein College, 1974
  • M.A. in Counseling and Guidance, University of North Dakota, 1976
  • Ph.D. in Counseling and Guidance, University of North Dakota, 1980

Experience

  • 22 years as a university professor
  • 16 years in higher education leadership
Thomas Burkman, Ed.D.

Thomas Burkman, Ed.D.

Education

  • B.A. in Secondary Education, Western Michigan University, 1973
  • M.A. in Teaching, Michigan State University, 1979
  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University, 1994

Experience

  • 41 years in higher education
  • 28 years in higher education leadership
  • More than 12 years of ministerial leadership experience