NEW VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT
Jim Caskey ‘84
President Jim Brenneman named Jim Caskey ‘84 as the new vice president for institutional advancement. He began his new role on Jan. 1, 2010 and oversees the Development Office; Alumni, Church and Parent Relations Office; the Public Relations Office; and the Music Center, as well as serving on the President’s Council.
In 1997, Caskey returned to Goshen College to serve as the regional director of development. During that period, he helped
form the Maple Leafs Athletic Club and assisted with a capital campaign to raise funds for the Music Center.
In 2004, he began to focus primarily on maintaining strong institutional relationships with the college’s top donors. In 2006, Caskey became the director of major gifts, with a significant role in doubling the size of the group of largest donors, as well as helping to design a comprehensive campaign. Caskey served as the interim vice president after Will Jones left in September and began working at Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, Va.
NEW TEACHING FACULTY FOR 2009-10
Andrew Ammons is an assistant professor of biological sciences. He received a bachelor’s degree from Berea College and a doctorate in entomology from Purdue University. He was most recently in a postdoctoral position at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Ammons’ continuing research interests are in honeybee genetics.
Anne Berry ’99 is an assistant professor of art. She received a master of fine arts degree from the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University. Her graduate work focused on environmental graphic design.
Julianne Bruneau is an assistant professor of English, after serving in that role for an interim position for a year. She received a bachelor’s degree in English from Colby College, a master’s of education degree from the University of Hartford (Conn.) and completed her doctorate at Notre Dame. Her dissertation was “Perceval the Welshman: Identity in Medieval British Romance.” Bruneau has taught English at Highlands Ranch High School in Littleton, Colo., and worked at Notre Dame’s Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning.
Tracy Buller is an associate professor of nursing. She is a graduate of Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing and Ball State University, and received a master of science in nursing degree in community health nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Seth Conley is an assistant professor of communication, teaching courses in television broadcasting and video production. He received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University and worked as a news anchor and reporter for WLFI-TV, the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette, Ind.
Andrea Dalton is a part-time assistant professor of Bible, religion and philosophy. She received a bachelor’s degree from Messiah College and a master’s degree from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.
Josh Garrett is an assistant professor of American Sign Language. He has been interpreting professionally since 1998 and holds three national interpreter certifications. For the past six years, he has been training and mentoring interpreters. Garrett was elected and served on the Indiana Chapter of Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (ICRID) state board. He has taught at Purdue University also.
Kristi Glick ’97 is an assistant professor of art. She received a master of fine arts degree in metal design from East Carolina University. She has worked as a studio artist in Charlottesville, Va., and has had work in national and international juried exhibits in the United States and in London.
Randy Horst ’83 is an associate professor of art. He received a master of fine arts degree in drawing from Bowling Green State University. He taught at both Bowling Green and Goshen College before teaching art and art history for the past 15 years at The University of Montana Western in Dillon, Mont. He previously worked as an art director at both Mennonite Mutual Aid and Great Harvest Bread Company.
Gregory Imbur is an assistant professor of education. He received a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary, a master’s degree from Middlebury College and a doctorate in the social foundations of education from the University of Virginia. He most recently taught at the University of Wisconsin-Plattville, and previously studied and taught at Abo Akademi University in Vasa, Finland, and taught English in Hungary.
Lisa Kirkton ’97 is an assistant professor of nursing. She has been employed at Oaklawn Psychiatric Center as office psychiatric nurse, outpatient nurse case manager and coordinator of outpatient services, and is board certified in psychiatric mental health nursing.
Christine Noria is an assistant professor of psychology. At the University of Notre Dame, she received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish, a master’s degree in developmental psychology and a doctorate in developmental psychology. She has also completed a master’s of education in human development at Lehigh University in the school psychology program and a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Notre Dame’s First Year of Studies in Academic Advising.
Paul Meyer Reimer ’84 is an associate professor of physics. He received a master’s degree from Purdue University and a doctorate from the University of Illinois. He created Goshen College’s first Web site in 1994, while working as an adjunct professor and Web developer for the past 16 years.
Laura Wheeler is an associate professor of graduate nursing. She received a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She has been working since 2005 as a family nurse practitioner for the Goshen Primecare System in an internal medicine practice.
NEW ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY AND STAFF
Chantell Barnhill is the admission office assistant.
Joe Bean ’01 is the director of printing and mailing services.
Rachel Campagnoli is a graphic designer in the public relations office.
Karen Day is the administrative assistant in the Academic Resource and Writing Center.
Doug Gossman is the head coach for women’s tennis.
Ana Juarez is the director for the Latino Studies Semester.
David King ’09 is a technology intern for Information Technology Services.
Roberta Miller ’73 is an administrative assistant at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center.
Jim Routhier is the head coach for women’s volleyball.
Sandy Gebert Saggars ’01 is the assistant controller.
Mervin Stutzman is the assistant director of student financial aid.
Brandy Yoder is admission coordinator for the Division of Adult and External Studies.
Kevin Gross ’83 moved from Information Technology Services senior analyst to institutional research analyst.
Vickie Miller changed from computer support specialist to assistant director of human resources.
Floyd Saner changed from professor of computer science/director of instructional technology to director of institutional research, educational technology and assessment.
Mary Beth Bomberger Schlabach ’87 changed from cataloging and acquisitions specialist to cataloging and acquisitions librarian.
Dan Stutzman ’05 moved from AV systems specialist to senior desktop architecture specialist in the Information Technology Department.
Victoria Waters added the position of Mennonite Historical Library (MHL) serials manager to her ongoing position as MHL associate librarian.
Mandy Yoder ’09 moved from applicant administrative assistant to administrative assistant to the vice president for enrollment management.