Faculty & Staff Leadership Promotions

Nine faculty and staff members have been promoted to leadership positions.

  • Dr. Kian Pokorny, professor of computing, is chair of the Division of Computing

  • Dr. Jean (Scheller) Sampson ’83, associate professor of management, is chair of the School of Business

  • Dr. Kelli Whittington, assistant professor of nursing, is chair of the School of Nursing

  • Dr. Laura Harrawood, associate professor of counseling, is director of the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program

  • Dr. Richelle Rennegarbe ’92, professor of nursing, is the director of the Master of Science in Nursing program and Doctor of Nursing Practice in Ethical Leadership program

  • Dr. Jennifer Webster, assistant professor of criminal justice, is director of the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program

  • Paula Martin was promoted to director of Holman Library. She has a M.A. in information science & learning technologies from the University of Missouri-Columbia

  • Jennifer (Lerch) Miller ’04, M.A.Ed. '07 was promoted to assistant dean of student success. She is responsible for overseeing retention services, student success advising, academic support and tutoring

  • Samantha (Hartman) Englar ’11 is the director of residence life