Faculty/staff leadership


President   Dr. Jane Wood
Vice President and dean of academic affairs   Dr. Lamar Nisly
Vice president for enrollment management   Robin Bowlus
Vice president for institutional advancement   Dr. Hans Houshower
Interim Vice president for student life and
Director of athletics
  Phill Talavinia
Interim Vice president of fiscal affairs   Jan Haas

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   Michael Barrett

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   Karen Bontrager
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 buildings and grounds   Mustaq Ahmed
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 residence life   Tyson Goings
Associate director of student life and Title IX Coordinator
and Director of University Events Complex/Conferences
  Mark Bourassa
Associate academic dean   Randy Keeler
Interim vice president of fiscal affairs   Jan Haas

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