Contact us

Feel free to contact the following directly with questions and comments about Bluffton University.

 

You may phone the university's main switchboard at 419-358-3000 or 800-488-3257.

President's Cabinet

 
President James M. Harder
Vice president for academic affairs and academic dean Sally Weaver Sommer
Vice president for student life, dean of students Julie DeGraw
Vice president for institutional advancement Hans Houshower
Vice president of fiscal affairs Kevin Nickel
Vice president for enrollment management Ron Headings

 Academic Division Chairs

 
 Natural and applied sciences  Mike Edmiston
 Education and sport science  Tami Forbes
 Communication and fine arts  Lucia Unrau
 Social and behavioral sciences  Will Slater
 Business studies  George Lehman
 Humanities  Jeff Gundy

  Academic Department Chairs

 
 Art  Gregg Luginbuhl
 Biology  Bob Antibus
 Business studies  Gary Schiefer
 Chemistry and physics  Charles Daws
 Communication and theatre  Melissa Friesen
 Education  Gayle Trollinger
 English and language  Cindy Bandish
 Health, fitness and sports science  Heather Bruder
 History and religion  Randy Keeler
 Mathematics  Steve Harnish
 Music  Lucia Unrau
 Nutrition and dietetics  Deb Myers
 Social sciences  Will Slater
 Social work  contact Nancy Neff

 Academic Program Directors

 
 Graduate programs in education  Gayle Trollinger
 Graduate programs in business  George Lehman
 BCOMP academic director  Peter Terry

 Staff Directors

 
Director of academic development services Jacqui Slinger
Director of undergraduate admissions Derek Stemen
Director of Adult and Graduate Studies Ted Bible
Director of alumni relations and annual giving Julia Szabo
Assessment coordinator Ross Kauffman
Athletic director Phill Talavinia
Bookstore manager Janine Paul
Director of buildings and grounds Mustaq Ahmed
Business office manager Rick Lichtle
Director of career and vocation tbd
Director of development/planned giving Chris Moser
Director of financial aid Lawrence Matthews
Director of Institute for Learning in Retirement JP Schumacher
Director of information technology Deb Turner
Director of human resources Kevin Nickel
Director of libraries Mary Jean Johnson
Director of The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center Louise Matthews
Director of multicultural affairs Daryl Dowdy
Director of public relations Robin Bowlus
Director of residence life Jackie Wells
Director of University Events Complex; Conferences Mark Bourassa

STAFF OFFICES

 
Academic affairs Nancy Neff
Admissions admissions@bluffton.edu
Adult and graduate studies admissions adulted@bluffton.edu
Alumni relations alumni@bluffton.edu
Business office cashier@bluffton.edu
Campus Ministries Tig Intagliata
Center for Career and Vocation career@bluffton.edu
Counseling services Rae Staton
Cross-cultural program Elaine Suderman
Development Chris Moser
Health Center Cyndi Ulrich
Honors program Rudi Kauffman
International student admissions admissions@bluffton.edu
Financial aid Lawrence Matthews
Library referencedesk@bluffton.edu
The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center Louise Matthews
Registrar (for grade transcripts) registrar@bluffton.edu
Residence life Jackie Wells
Sports information Bill Hanefeld Jr.
Student life studentlife@bluffton.edu
Student technology Ray Karcher


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