Department Listings

Academics

Name Title Phone
John D. Holmes Academic Dean (402) 449-2873 
Joy Fjare Administrative Assistant, Academic Office (402) 449-2845 
Ronald Shope Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, Director of Accreditation (402) 449-2872 
Camille Stortenbecker Teacher Education Project Coordinator (402) 449-2834
Kathy Walter Assistant, Teacher Education & Music (402) 449-2947
Willie Williams ARC Director; Physical Education Faculty; Men's Basketball Coach (402) 449-2824

Academic Resource Center (ARC)

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2879
Willie Williams Director (402) 449-2824

Administration

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2800 
Dr. David M. Barnes President (402) 449-2809 
Thaddis Bosley, Jr. Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of Athletics (402) 449-2972
James P. Eckman President Emeritus; Professor of History and Biblical Studies (402) 449-2808
Joanne Fast Administrative Assistant to the President (402) 449-2809 

Admissions & Enrollment Management

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2831 
Christine Bailey Graduate Admissions Counselor (402) 449-2832
Justin Fennert Admissions Counselor (402) 449-2960
Zach Goodsell Undergraduate Admissions Counselor (402) 449-2870 
Tara Koth Director of Admissions (402) 449-2916
Ryan Potter Athletic Recruiter (402) 449-2868
Chris Pruitt Dean of Enrollment Management (402) 449-2917 
Angie Wayman Admissions Counselor and Academic Advisor for EXCEL (402) 449-2804 

Athletics

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2990 
Tanya Benning Women's Soccer Coach n/a
Thaddis Bosley, Jr. Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of Athletics (402) 449-2972
Jon Hood Athletic Director, Teacher Education Faculty (402) 449-2864 
Jon McNeel Men's Soccer Coach; Dean of Men; EXCEL and Adjunct Instructor (402) 449-2858 
Courtney Moore Women's Volleyball Coach (402) 449-2812
Thad Mott Director of Athletic Advancement (402) 449-2888
Steve Schwepker Sports Information Director (402) 449-2963
Willie Williams Men's Basketball Coach, Assistant Professor Physical Education; ARC Director (402) 449-2824
Mike Wulbecker Assistant Athletic Director, Director of Online Learning & Educational Technology, Physical Education Instructor (402) 449-2937 

Business Office

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2819 
Vicki Bloom Accounts Receivable/Cashier (402) 449-2822 
Anita L. Rodriguez Director of Finance; Adjunct & EXCEL Instructor (402) 449-2821 
Deb Smeltzer Administrative Assistant to the Executive Vice President/ Accounts Payable (402) 449-2819 
Steve Wiemeyer Director of Business, Human Resources (402) 449-2820 

Campus Safety

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2830 

Career Center

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2874

College of Continuing Education (EXCEL)

Name Title Phone
General Main Office 800-697-1808
Aileen Hennings EXCEL Program Administrator (402) 449-2850
C. Jim Santoro EXCEL Director, Associate Professor (402) 449-2910
Angie Wayman Admissions Counselor and Academic Advisor for EXCEL (402) 449-2804

Communication Service Center

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2823
PCHelp Information Services Helpdesk (402) 449-2904
Greg Litchfield Administrative Computer Systems Manager (402) 449-2914
Roy Smith Help Desk Administrator (402) 449-2904
Min Thapa Information Technology Specialist (402) 449-2954

Development

Name Title Phone
Anita Farwell Donor Records (402) 449-2941 & 2811
Meredith Seaman Vice President of Advancement (402) 449-2877
Danna Swartz Consultant; Humanities Faculty n/a
Verleen Unruh Community Development Coordinator (402) 449-2878

Faculty-Resident

Name Title Phone
Alford, Susan E. Teacher Education Department Chair; Associate Professor, Teacher Education (402) 449-2932
Backhuus, Troy Associate Professor, Counseling (402) 449.2930 
Brick, H. Ben Library Director, Instructor (402) 449-2979
Campbell, Justine Teacher Education; Instructor (402) 449-2942
Chappell, Kim Associate Professor, Teacher Education (402) 449-2924
Corti, J. Kellie Communication Studies Program Director, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies (402) 449-2839 
Freeman-Hensarling, Colleen Psychology Faculty (402) 449-2950
Gall, Robert Psychology Department Chair; Curriculum Director; Associate Professor, Psychology (402) 449-2862
Hauge, Rev. Dan Instructor, Christian Ministry (402) 449-2813
Holmes, John D. Academic Dean; Associate Professor, Bible (402) 449-2873
Hood, Jon Athletic Director; ARC Director; Assistant Professor, Teacher Education (402) 449-2864
Hooker, Melba Associate Professor, Teacher Education (402) 449-2962
James, Jeffrey R. Associate Professor, Music (402) 449-2853
Linder, Mark Associate Professor, Biblical Studies (402) 449-2856
Lundgren, Michelle L. Professor, Teacher Education (402) 449-2929
Nebeker, Gary L. Professor, Theology (402) 449-2915
Odom, J. David Associate Professor of Christian Ministry (402) 449-2943
Padin, Joel Associate Professor of Business, Chair (402) 449-2829
Pagenkemper, Karl E. Bible Department Chair; Professor, Biblical Studies (402) 449-2851 
Peterson, Gary General Education Department Chair (402) 449-2913
Ramsey, Richard A. Christian Ministry Department Chair; Associate Professor, Christian Education & Ministry (402) 449-2842
Santoro, C. Jim EXCEL Director, Associate Professor (402) 449-2910
Schmidt, Mike Intercultural Studies Director; Associate Professor (402) 449-2848
Shope, Ronald J. Director of Assessment and Institutional Research; Director of Accreditation; Professor, Communications, Statistics, & Research (402) 449-2872
Udd, Kris J. Registrar; Associate Professor (402) 449-2838
Vermooten, Linda Associate Professor, Counseling Department Chair (402) 449-2912
Wambu, Grace Associate Professor, Counseling (402) 449-2847
Williams, Willie Assistant Professor Physical Education; ARC Director (402) 449-2824
Wilmer, Wes Director of Christian Formation and Servant Leadership Training, Instructor (402) 449-2843
Wulbecker, Mike Director of Online Learning and Educational Technolgy, Physical Education Instructor (402) 449-2985 
Zielke, Gregory D. Music Department Chair; Professor, Music (402) 449-2852 

Faculty-Adjuncts

Name Title Phone
Alfieri, Michael Adjunct, Business & Technology n/a
Allen, Larry EXCEL n/a
Austin, Joshua Adjunct- Percussion n/a
Berry, Harold I-Studies Instructor n/a
Burdic, Stephanie A. Adjunct-Teacher Education n/a
Clair, Tony Adjunct-Business n/a
Clark, Tom EXCEL n/a
Dahlquist, Dick Adjunct-Bible, EXCEL, & I-Studies n/a
Dehmer, Mackenzie Adjunct-Music n/a
DeVries, Anne Adjunct-Music n/a
Duncan, Larry Adjunct-Counseling n/a
Eckman, Dr. James Adjunct-Humanities, Social Science (402) 449-2808
Eng, Roger EXCEL n/a
Hamm, Douglas Adjunct Instructor n/a
Harder, Lisa EXCEL n/a
Hayes, Jim Adjunct-Bible, EXCEL n/a
Heil, Terri Adjunct- Music n/a
Hess, Rick Adjunct, Music n/a
Hughes, DeWayne Adjunct, Business  & Technology n/a
Hunsburger, Courtney Adjunct- Teacher Education n/a
Hurley, Amy Adjunct-Humanities, EXCEL n/a
Jareo, David EXCEL Instructor n/a
Johnson, Terry EXCEL; Adjunct-Bible n/a
Keeney, Darryl EXCEL n/a
Kunkle, Bobby Adjunct-Music n/a
Lovgren, Bill Adjunct- Biology n/a
Lundgren, Casey Adjunct-Teacher Education n/a
Mohanan, Girija Adjunct: Intercultural Studies n/a
Nolting, David Adjunct-Mathematics n/a
Orange, Thomas Adjunct- Teacher Education n/a
Oreskovich, Kristina Adjunct-Music n/a
Ostberg, Ann Adjunct Instructor n/a
Pahl, Don Adjunct- Biblical Studies, EXCEL n/a
Parsons, John Adjunct-Business n/a
Pribyl, Mike Adjunct Instructor n/a
Price, Paul Adjunct-Counseling n/a
Prosch, Al EXCEL n/a
Reimer, Joyce L. Adjunct- Music n/a
Rodriguez, Anita Adjunct-Business, EXCEL (402) 449-2821
Rodriguez, Luis Adjunct-Psychology  
Schmidt, Les Adjunct: Science n/a
Schultz, James Adjunct-Music n/a
Smolen, Patrick Adjunct-Music n/a
Standerford, Carla Adjunct Instructor n/a
Swartz, Danna Adjunct-English n/a
Temple, Rob Adjunct Instructor n/a
Tulsie, Cliff EXCEL n/a
Villarreal, Cody Adjunct-Music n/a
Vinter, Jonathan Adjunct, Philosophy n/a
Weir, Sarah Adjunct-Social Science n/a
Wensel, Helen Adjunct-Music n/a
Whitaker, Brandon Adjunct-Theology n/a
Workman, Jason Adjunct-Psychology n/a
York, Annise Adjunct-Teacher Education n/a

Facility Services

Name Title Phone
Catherine Capano Office Manager, National Management Resources (402.449-2980
Mike Chappell Director, National Management Resources (402) 449-2889
Brian Darwin Housekeeping Manager, National Management Resources (402) 449-2860

Financial Aid

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2810 
Christensen, Teela Financial Aid Counselor (402) 449-2810
Miller, Ray Director of Financial Aid (402) 449-2920

Food Service

Name Title Phone
Carole Rosenbluth Director, Pioneer College Caterers (402) 449-2882

Graduate Programs

Name Title Phone
Michelle Lundgren Teacher Education Program Development (402) 449-2929
Karl Pagenkemper Graduate Biblical Studies Program Director (402) 449-2851
C. James Santoro Graduate Program Council Chair (402) 449-2910
Linda Vermooten Graduate Counseling Program Chair (402) 449-2912

Health Office

Name Title Phone
Thalia Crum University Nurse and Nursing Advisor (402) 449-2871 

Library

Name Title Phone
Ben Brick Library Director (402) 449-2893
Kathy Walter Assistant (402) 449-2893

Online Learning

Name Title Phone
Goodsell, Zach Online Learning Staff (402) 449-2870
Wulbecker, Michael
Director of Online Education and Educational Technology (402) 449-2985 

President

Name Title Phone
Dr. David M. Barnes President (402) 449-2809
Thaddis Bosley, Jr. Special Assistant to the President and Executive Director of Athletics (402) 449-2872
Joanne Fast Administrative Assistant to the President (402) 449-2809 

Registrar

Name Title Phone
Michelle Bonk Assistant Registrar (402) 449-2833
Kris J. Udd Registrar; Associate Professor (402) 449-2838 

SBA Office

Name Title Phone
General Main Office (402) 449-2948 

Servant Leadership (SLT) and Christian Formation

Name Title Phone
Wilmer, Wes Director of Christian Formation and Servant Leadership Training (402) 449-2843 

Student Services

Name Title Phone
Thalia Crum University Nurse, Nursing Advisor (402) 449-2871
Jon McNeel Dean of Men, Men's Soccer Coach; Adjunct & EXCEL Instructor (402) 449-2858 
Deb Osmanson Dean of Student Services (402) 449-2844 
Tara Rye Dean of Women (402) 449-2849
Bethany Simm Office Manager (402) 449-2923 

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