President's Cabinet


Dr. Jane Wood


Dr. Jane Wood
B.A., University of Missouri
M.A., Ph.D., University of Kansas


Dr. Lamar Nisly


Dr. Lamar Nisly
Interim vice president and dean of academic affairs
Professor of English
B.A., Messiah College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware, Newark

Julie DeGraw 18


Dr. Julie DeGraw
Vice president for student life, dean of students
ADA coordinator, Title IX coordinator
B.A., Calvin College
M.A, Michigan State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Hans Houshower


Dr. Hans Houshower
Vice president for institutional advancement
B.A., Goshen College
Ph.D., University of Washington



Kevin Nickel, MBA
Vice president of fiscal affairs
B.A., Luther College
MBA, Bethel College (Indiana)

Phill Talavinia  

Phill Talavinia
Athletic director
B.S., Anderson University
MBA., Bluffton University 


Robin Bowlus


Robin Bowlus
Interim vice president for enrollment management
B.F.A., Ohio University
MBA, Bluffton University