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Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013 
Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


President’s Cabinet

D. Michael Lindsay, Ph.D., President, 2011. B.A., Baylor University; O.D.M.T.G., Oxford University; M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary; M.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Princeton University.

Michael J. Ahearn, M.B.A., Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, 2009. B.A., Colgate University; M.B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., University of Rochester.

Barry J. Loy, M.A., Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students, 1985. B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A., Wheaton College.

Stephen C. MacLeod, J.D., Ph.D., Dean of College Planning, College Counsel, 1985 (Barrington College, 1979-1985). B.A., Boston University; M.A.C.S., Regent College; Ph.D., Michigan State University; J.D., Suffolk University Law School.

Mark L. Sargent, Ph.D., Provost, 1996. B.A., University of California Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School.

Richard D. Sweeney Jr., Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Communications, 2010. B.A., Gordon College; M.S., Boston University.

Daniel B. Tymann, B.S.E.E., Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff, 2005. B.S.E.E., Tufts University.


Janet S. Arndt, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, Director of Graduate Education and Licensure, 2001. B.A., Gordon College; Ed.M., Boston University; C.A.G.S., Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Sandra Doneski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Music, 1999. B.M., Gordon College; M.M.Ed., Ph.D., Hartt School of Music., University of Hartford.

Janis Flint-Ferguson, D.A., Professor of Education and English; 1990. B.A., North Central College; M.S., D.A., Illinois State University.

Joyce L. Meeuwsen, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education, 2010. B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., University of California, San Diego; Ed.D., Vanderbilt University.

Michael Monroe, D.M.A., Assistant Professor of Music, 2005. B.M., University of Kansas; M.M., University of Maryland; D.M.A., New England Conservatory.

Priscilla Nelson, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 2001. B.S., Gordon College; Ed.M., Boston University; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Kenneth H. Phillips, Ph.D., Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Studies in Music Education, 2002. B.M., Westminster College (PA); M.M., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Kent State University. Professor Emeritus, The University of Iowa.

Donna J. Robinson, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education, 1999. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., C.A.G.S, Salem State College; Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Arts and Science Faculty

Stephen G. Alter, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, 2000. B.M., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Bryan Auday, Ph.D., Professor and Deparmentent Chair of Psychology, Director of Neuroscience Program. B.A., Biola University; M.A., California State University, LA; Ph.D., Colorado State University.

Dorothy F. Boorse, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, 1999. B.S., Gordon College; M.S., Cornell University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison.

Ian Deweese-Boyd, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Education. B.A., University of South Carolina; M.A., Covenant Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Saint Louis University.

Dale J. Pleticha, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, Chair, Department of Physics, 1984. B.S., Saint Procopius College; M.Div., Biblical Theological Seminary; M.S., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Jonathan R. Senning, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science; Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science; Moderator, Division of Natural Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, 1993. B.S., Gordon College; M.A.M., Ph.D., University of Virginia.

Craig Story, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Bilogy, 2009. B.S., Gordon College; M.A., Ph.D., Brandeis University.

Adjunct Faculty - Graduate Education

Elissa J. Arndt, Ph.D., 2005. B.S., Gordon College; M.S., CCC-SLP, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Debra L. Auday, Ed.M., 1997. B.A., Biola University; Ed.M., Lesley College.

Earl Berg, M.S., 2001. B.S., Gordon College; M.S., Southern Illinois University; C.A.G.S., Salem State College.

Graeme Bird, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Linguisitics and Classics; B.A., M.A., Auckland University; B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Carolyn Bray, M.M.Ed., 2006. B.M.E., Bethel College; M.M.Ed., Gordon College.

Blair Cochran, M.Ed., 2001. B.S., M.Ed., Gordon College.

Gerry Dolan, M.M., 2005. University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Mary Goodell, B.S., M.Ed., Lesley College.

Mariann Illingworth, M.Ed., 2002. B.A., M.Ed., Salem State College.

Connie Lawrence, Ed.D., 2006. B.A., Houghton College; M.Ed., Cambridge College; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Kimberly Leonard, M.Ed., 2005. B.A., M.Ed., Gordon College.

Robin MacLeod, M.Ed., 2003. B.A., Michigan State University; M.Ed., Gordon College.

Michael Molnar, M.Ed, 2004. B.A., Gordon College; M.A., University of Massachusetts Boston; C.A.G.S., Salem State College.

Heidi Mongeau, M.Ed., 2005. B.S., Salem State College; M.Ed., Gordon College.

Kathleen Mort, Ed.D. 2000. B.A., M.Ed, Rhode Island College; Ed.D. Johnson and Wales University.

Suzette Persenaire, B.S. Calvin College; M.Ed., Salem State College.

Ryan Plosker, Ph.D. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Northeastern University.

Andrea Reade-Thompson, B.S., M.A.T., M.Ed., Keene State College; Ed.D. Candidate, University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Christine Redford, Ed.D., 1981. B.S., Lesley College; M.Ed., Lesley College; Ed.D., Boston University.

Barbara Sachs, Ed.D., 2003. B.A., Gordon College; M.Ed., University of Maine; M.Ed., Salem State College; Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University.

Carolyn Sawyer, B.A., Gordon College; M.Ed, Lesley University.

Doris-Ann Vosseler, M.A., 2002. B.A., Houghton College; M.A., Middlebury College.

M. Jane Wells, Ph.D. B.A., DePauw University; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Boston University.

Melissa Winchell, B.A., Gordon College; M.A.T., Salem State College.

Kim Winsor, Ed.D., 2000. B.A., Gordon College; M.Ed., Boston University; Ed.D., Boston University.

Susan Wood, M.A., 1997. B.S., Taylor University; M.A., University of Connecticut; C.A.G.S., Salem State College.

Graduate Education Personnel

Master of Education and Master of Arts in Teaching

The Office of Graduate Education is located on the first floor of Jenks Library.


Director of Graduate Education and Licensure

  Janet S. Arndt, Ed.D. Phone: 978.867.4814
Office: Jenks 107 Email: [email protected]

Program Administrator

  Rebecca Lord Phone: 978.867.4322
Office: Jenks 106 Email: [email protected]

Administrative Assistant

  Julie Lenocker Phone: 978.867.4322
Office: Jenks 106 Email: [email protected]

Master of Music Education

The Office of Graduate Music Education is located on the first floor of Phillips Music Center.


Director of Graduate Music Education

  Sandra Doneski, Ph.D. Phone: 978.867.4818
Office: Phillips 107 Email: [email protected]

Program Coordinator for Graduate Music Education and Community Programs

  Kristen Harrington Phone: 978.867.4429
Office: Phillips 108 Email: [email protected]

Administrative Staff

The Registrar’s Office is located on the second floor of Jenks Library; the Student Financial Services Office is located on the first floor of Frost Hall.


Assistant Dean and Registrar

  Carol A. Herrick, M.Ed. Phone: 978.867.4208
Office: Jenks 216 Email: [email protected]

Director of Student Financial Services

  Daniel O’Connell, B.A. Phone: 978.867.4246
Office: Frost 101 Email: [email protected]