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Northwest Missouri State University


Schools and Departments

College of Arts
and Sciences

270 Administration Building
660.562.1197

Michael Steiner, Dean
Kelli Livengood, Executive Secretary

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

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Chair: Dr. Katy Strickland
Assistant Chairs: Dr. Bill Richardson
Office Staff: Nikki Hackett & Melissa Chesnut
Contact: 101 Fine Arts | 660.562.1326

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Chair: Dr. Dawn Gilley
Office Staff: Cortni Shreve
Contact: 94 Valk | 660.562.1290

Department of Language, Literature and Writing

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Chair: Dr. Michael Hobbs
Assistant Chair: Richard Sonnenmoser
Office Staff: Jaime Collins
Contact: 2890 Colden Hall | 660.562.1265

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Chair: Dr. Christine Benson
Office Staff: Melissa Chesnut
Contact: 1610 Garrett-Strong | 660.562.1230

Department of Natural Sciences

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Chair: Dr. Mark Corson
Assistant Chair: Dr. Jeff Thornsberry
Office Staff: Lisa Crater
Contact: 2610 Garrett-Strong | 660.562.1388

Professional Schools

School of Agricultural Sciences

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Director: Rod Barr
Assistant Director: Dr. Arley Larson
Office Staff: Jessi Gard
Contact: 101 Valk | 660.562.1155

Melvin D. & Valorie G. Booth School of Business

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Director: Dr. Steve Ludwig
Assistant Director: Dr. Ben Blackford
Office Staff: Kathleen Kobayashi
Contact: 2050 Colden Hall | 660.562.1835

School of Communication and Mass Media

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Director: Dr. Matt Walker
Assistant Director: Dr. Bayo Joachim
Office Staff: Marla McCrary
Contact: 237 Wells Hall | 660.562.1361

School of Computer Science and Information Systems

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Director: Dr. Carol Spradling
Assistant Director: Dr. Doug Hawley
Office Staff: Jeanne Crawford
Contact: 2050 Colden Hall | 660.562.1600

School of Education

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Dean: Dr. Timothy Wall
Assistant Dean: Dr. Sue Wood
Office Staff: Cathy Barr
Contact: 230 Brown Hall | 660.562.1239
Horace Mann/Leet Center Staff: LaTessa Ruehter | 660.562.1233
Student Teaching: Joyce Luke | 660.562.1231

School of Health Science and Wellness

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Director: Dr. Terry Long
Assistant Directors: Dr. Loren Butler and Dr. Alisha Francis
Office Staff: Gina Smith
Contact: 201 Martindale Hall | 660.562.1297