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Kurt Neumann
Professor
English

  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
  • M.F.A., Wichita State University
  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Kathleen Nikolai
Instructor
Early Childhood Education

  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S.Ed., Northern Illinois University

Judi Nitsch
Professor
English

  • B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, Beloit College
  • M.A., Indiana University – Bloomington
  • Ph.D., Indiana University – Bloomington

Sean Noonan
Professor
Sociology

  • B.A., Culver-Stockton College
  • M.A., Kansas State University
  • Ph.D., Kansas State University

Donna Oswald
Assistant Professor
Phlebotomy

  • B.S. Northern Illinois University

Sheryl Otto
Associate Professor
Associate Provost, Student Affairs

  • B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University

Christopher Padgett
Associate Professor
English

  • B.A., St. Ambrose University
  • M.A., Kent State University
  • Ph.D., Purdue University

Kelly Page
Professor
Physical Sciences

  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M.S., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., University of Wyoming

Elizabeth Pagenkopf
Assistant Professor
Nursing

  • B.S., Goshen College
  • M.A., Ball State University
  • M.S., Walden University

Alina Pajtek
Associate Professor
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., West University Timisoara-Romania
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Stefan Pajtek
Assistant Professor
Biology

  • M.S., The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.D., University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara-Romania

William J. Pankey
Professor
Librarian

  • B.A., Central Bible College
  • M.A., Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • M.L.I.S., Dominican University
  • D. Min., Trinity International University

Robert Parzy
Assistant Professor
Director of Admissions Outreach

  • B.A., Northern Illinois University
  • M.B.A., Olivet Nazarene University

Karen Patterson
Associate Professor
Art

  • B.F.A., University of Illinois
  • M.A., University of California, Riverside

Crystal Peirce
Instructor
Biology

  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M.S., University at Albany

Jason Peot
Professor
Art

  • B.A., DePaul University
  • M.F.A., Northern Illinois University

Stephen Petersen
Associate Professor
Campus Architect

  • B.A., Iowa State University
  • B.Arch., Iowa State University

Paul Peterson
Associate Professor
English

  • A.A., Oakton Community College
  • B.A., University of Illinois
  • M.Ed., DePaul University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., Northeastern Illinois University

Kris E. Piepenburg
Associate Professor
English

  • A.A., Harper College
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

Perry Pollock
Professor
Art

  • B.F.A., University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
  • M.F.A., Bradley University

Kimberley Polly
Associate Professor
Interim Dean of Mathematics and Science

  • B.S., University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • M.S., University of Missouri

Kathryn Powell
Professor
Adult Educational Development

  • B.A., Cornell University
  • Ed.M., Boston University

Avis Proctor
Professor
President

  • B.S., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
  • M.S.T., Florida Atlantic University
  • Ed.D., Florida International University

Jeffrey Przybylo
Professor
Speech

  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S., Illinois State University

Helmut Publ
Professor
Anthropology/Sociology

  • B.A., University of the Americas, Mexico
  • M.A., University of the Americas, Mexico
  • C.A.S., Concordia University
  • Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Laura Pulio Colbert
Professor
Speech/Theatre

  • A.A., Harper College
  • B.S., Illinois State University
  • M.F.A., National Theatre Conservatory

Daniel Ranieri
Associate Professor
Chemistry

  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University
  • Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Pearl Ratunil
Professor
Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion

  • B.A., Antioch College
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Regina Rector
Professor
Biology

  • B.S., Eastern Washington University
  • M.S., Eastern Washington University

Kathleen Reynolds
Associate Professor
English as a Second Language

  • B.A., College of Wooster
  • M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

David Richmond
Associate Professor
History

  • B.A., Manchester College
  • M.A., Loyola University

Jaime Riewerts
Associate Professor
Dean of Liberal Arts

  • B.S., Bradley University
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Stephany Rimland Sicner
Professor
Art History

  • B.A., University of Vermont
  • M.A., University of Chicago

Jace Robinson
Associate Professor
Biology

  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University

Charles Roderick
Associate Professor
Art

  • B.F.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
  • M.F.A., University of Illinois

Jennifer Rojek-Schullo
Assistant Professor
Student Development Faculty/Counselor

  • B.S., Northern Illinois University
  • M.S., National-Louis University

Joanne Rothblum
Professor
Nursing

  • B.S.N., University of Illinois Medical Center
  • M.N., University of California - Los Angeles
  • C.N.E., National League for Nursing Credentials
Last Updated: 11/5/19