Faculty/staff leadership

President    Jane Wood
Interim vice president and dean of academic affairs   Lamar Nisly
Athletic director   Phill Talavinia
Interim vice president for enrollment management   Robin Bowlus
Vice president of fiscal affairs   Kevin Nickel
Vice president for institutional advancement   Hans Houshower
Vice president for student life, dean of students   Julie DeGraw


Business studies   Jonathan Andreas
Communication and fine arts   Marathana Prothro
Education   Gayle Trollinger
Health, fitness and sport science   Steve Yarnell
Humanities   Perry Bush
Natural and applied sciences   Angie Montel
Social and behavioral sciences   Deanna Barthlow-Potkanowicz

Art, communication and theatre   Melissa Friesen
Business   George Lehman
Education   Gayle Trollinger
English and language   Cindy Bandish
Health, fitness and sports science   Tami Forbes
Health sciences   Deb Myers
History and religion   Alex Sider
Library   Mary Jean Johnson
Mathematical and natural sciences   Steve Harnish
Music   Crystal Sellers Battle
Social sciences and social work   Matt Friesen

Assessment   Alex Sider
Bluffton University Research Center (BURC)   Jeff Gundy
Dietetics program   Deb Myers
Global education   Paul Neufeld Weaver
Graduate programs in business   Melissa Green
Graduate programs in education   Amy Mullins
Honors program   Martina Cucchiara
Institutional research   Darryl Nester
MBA Collaborative   George Lehman
Nursing   Sherri Winegardner
Social work   Walt Paquin
Speech, language pathology and audiology   Christina Bender
The Writing Center   Cindy Bandish

Art   Phil Sugden
Biology   Angie Montel
Business undergraduate   Gary Schiefer
Chemistry   Charles Daws
Dietetic internship   Jennifer Little
Forum   Gerald Mast
Online learning   Sarah Cecire


Director of admissions   Erin Burkholder
Director of alumni relations and annual giving   Julia Szabo
Director of buildings and grounds   Mustaq Ahmed
Controller   Dave Bruns
Acting director of financial aid   Lawrence Matthews
Director of information technology   Deb Turner
Director of human resources   Scott Sharik
Director of libraries   Mary Jean Johnson
Director of University Events Complex/Conferences   Mark Bourassa
Associate academic dean   Randy Keeler

You may also visit our student and faculty/staff directories to search for persons on campus by name.