Department of Educational Leadership

Faculty and Staff

 

Dr. Jerry JohnsonDr. Jerry D. Johnson, Department Chair
Lydia E. Skeen Endowed Professor in Education
785-532-5535
johnsoj9@k-state.edu
Donna Augustine-ShawDr. Donna Augustine-Shaw, Associate Professor
Educational Leadership
358 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | donna5@k-state.edu
Constance CarpenterConstance Carpenter, Instructor
Fort Leavenworth/K-State Olathe
ccarpen@k-state.edu
Royce Ann CollinsDr. Royce Ann Collins, Associate Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership; Co-Online Program Leader; Fort Leavenworth and Olathe Programs Leader | 913-307-7353 | racollin@k-state.edu
Mary DevinDr. Mary Devin, Professor
Educational Leadership
314 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 |mdevin@k-state.edu
Rick DollDr. Rick Doll, Associate Professor
Executive Director, Kansas Educational Leadership Institute
364 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5515 | rdoll@k-state.edu

Jody EllisJody Ellis, Senior Administrative Assistant
363 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535
foxksu@k-state.edu

Judy FavorDr. Judy Favor, Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership
K-State Olathe
913-307-7362 | jfavor@k-state.edu

Jane FishbackDr. Jane Fishback, Associate Professor
Adult Learning and Leadership
354 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | jfishbac@k-state.edu

Jamie GriffinJamie Griffin, Coordinator
Kansas Educational Leadership Institute
353 Bluemont Hall | jeg14@k-state.edu

Robert HachiyaDr. Robert Hachiya, Associate Professor
Educational Leadership
349 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | rhachiya@k-state.edu

Haijun KangDr. Haijun Kang, Associate Professor
Adult Learning and Leadership
323 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | hjkang@k-state.edu

Jia Grace LiangDr. Jia Grace Liang, Associate Professor
Educational Leadership
321 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | gliang15@k-state.edu

Karen LowKaren Low, Skeen Graduate Assistant
317 Bluemont Hall |785-532-7623
klow@k-state.edu

Margarette Mathis

Margaretta B. Mathis, Ph.D., Senior Director, John E. Roueche Center for Community College Leadership, and Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Kansas State University

Terry U. O’Banion

Terry U. O’Banion, Ph.D., Senior Professor of Practice, John E. Roueche Center for Community College Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education, K-State; and, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, The League for Innovation in the Community College

Dora Pérez

Dora Pérez, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Programs and Projects, John E. Roueche Center for Community College Leadership, Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Kansas State University

Jaishri RamJaishri Ram, Senior Administrative Assistant
Kansas Educational Leadership Institute
345 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5758 | jaishri@k-state.edu

Alex RedCornDr. Alex Red Corn, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership
Coordinator for Indigenous Partnerships
329 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | aredcorn@k-state.edu

John E. Roueche

John E. Roueche, Ph.D., Executive Director, John E. Roueche Center for Community College Leadership and Senior Professor of Practice, Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education, Kansas State University (TX); and Sid W. Richardson Chair Emeritus and Director Emeritus, Community College Leadership Program, The University of Texas at Austin

David ThompsonDr. David C. Thompson, Professor, Educational Leadership
Elvon G. Skeen Endowed Chair in Education, Distinguished Research Fellow NEFA | thomsond@k-state.edu

Susan Yelich BinieckiDr. Susan Yelich Biniecki, Associate Professor
Adult Learning and Leadership
361 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5535 | susanyb@k-state.edu

Jeff ZacharakisDr. Jeffery Zacharakis, Professor
Adult Learning and Leadership
324 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5872 | jzachara@k-state.edu

Emeriti Faculty

  • Dr. Gerald Bailey, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. David Byrne, Adult Education
  • Dr. Teresa Miller, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. Charles Oaklief, Adult Education
  • Dr. Cheryl Polson, Adult Education
  • Dr. Charles Rankin, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. Tweed Ross, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. Trudy Salsberry, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. Robert Shoop, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. G. Kent Stewart, Educational Leadership
  • Dr. Alfred Wilson, Educational Leadership

 

Adjunct and Partnership Faculty

Kellen J. Adams

Dr. Kellen J. Adams, Superintendent
USD #413 Chanute Public Schools
Professor of Practice, Educational Leadership

Elizabeth Barnett

Elisabeth Barnett, Ph.D., Senior Research Scholar, Community College Research Center, and, Associate Director, National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University (NY), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Paul Berg

COL (Ret) Paul Berg, Ph.D.
Hiring Our Heroes Fellow

George Boggs

George Boggs, Ph.D., President and CEO Emeritus, American Association of Community Colleges; and, Superintendent/President, Palomar Community College District (CA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Nozella BrownDr. Nozella Brown, KSU Extension
County Agent, Metropolitan Sector
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership

Michael Burke

Michael Burke, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus, Riverside Community College District (CA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Sara Butler

Sara Butler, Ph.D., Dean, Social Sciences & Arts; and, Tenured Professor, Social Sciences, College of the Desert (CA), Cohort Coordinator, Community College Leadership Program

Terry Calaway

Terry Calaway, Ed.D., President/CEO Emeritus, Johnson County Community College (KS); and, President/CEO Emeritus, Central Arizona College, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

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Donald W. Cameron, Ed.D., President/CEO, Don Cameron & Associates, LLC; President Emeritus, Guilford Technical Community College (NC), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Matt Cardin

Matt Cardin, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs, North Arkansas College, Cohort Coordinator, Community College Leadership Program

Michelle ChaveyMichelle Chavey, Ed.D, AIA
Vice President and Senior Partner - Education
Hollis + Miller Architects

David CulkinDr. David Culkin LTC (Ret), Assistant Professor
Army Command and General Staff College
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership

Harvey Dorrah

Harvey Dorrah, Ph.D., Campus President/Provost, Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center-Center for Learning Technology, Wayne County Community College District (MI), Professor of Practice/Cohort Coordinator, Community College Leadership Program

Martha Ellis

Martha Ellis, Ph.D., Senior Pathways Lead for the Texas Success Center, Texas Association of Community Colleges, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Robert Exley

Robert J. Exley, Ph.D., President, Alvin Community College (TX); President Emeritus, Snead Community College (AL), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Michael FultonDr. Michael Fulton, Superintendent
USD #512 Shawnee Mission School District
Professor of Practice, Educational Leadership

Larry A. Galizio

Larry A. Galizio, Ph.D., President & CEO, Community College League of California; President Emeritus, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Linda Garcia

Linda Garcia, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE), The University of Texas at Austin, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Allen Goben

Allen Goben, Ed.D., Senior Consultant, Communities of the Future (IA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

 

Steven Gonzales

Steven Gonzales, Ed.D., Interim Chancellor, Maricopa Community College District (MCCCD) (AZ); President Emeritus, GateWay Community College, MCCCD (AZ), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Deb GustafsonDr. Deb Gustafson, Principal, Ware Elementary, USD #475 Geary County
Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership
Liaison – KSU/USD #475 Geary County Leadership Academy

Tom HawkDr. Tom Hawk, Senator
Kansas 22nd District
Professor of Practice, Educational Leadership

Curtis L IveryCurtis L. Ivery, Ed.D., Chancellor, Wayne County Community College District Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Rob Johnstone

Rob Johnstone, Ph.D., Founder & President, National Center for Inquiry & Improvement (NCII), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Nancy KiltzDr. Nancy Kiltz, Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership

 

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Jason Kovac, Ph.D., Dean, Effectiveness and Planning, Clackamas Community College (OR), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Teara LanderDr. Teara Lander, Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership

William F. Lasher

William F. Lasher, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Department of Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Austin; and, Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost, The University of Texas at Austin (TX), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Bruce Leslie

Bruce Leslie, Ph.D., Chancellor Emeritus, The Alamo Colleges District (TX)

Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Amy LoderAmy Loder, Principal, USD #443 Dodge City
Co-Liaison – KSU/USD #443 Dodge City Leadership Academy

Terri Long

Terri Long, Ed.D., Vice President Emerita, California Community Colleges (CA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Bill MacdonaldDr. Bill Macdonald, Improvement Specialist, USD #501 Topeka Public Schools; Co-Liaison – KSU/Topeka Public Schools Leadership Academy

JaNice Marshall

JaNice Marshall, Ed.D., Collegewide Vice President, Access & Community Connections, Access, Learning & Success Division, Workforce, Community & Economic Development Division, Cuyahoga Community College (OH), Professor of Practice and Cohort Coordinator, Community College Leadership Program

Bill McCollumDr. Bill McCollum LTC (Ret), Associate Professor
Fort Leavenworth Command and General Staff College
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership

Christine Johnson McPhail

Christine Johnson McPhail, Ed.D., President, Saint Augustine’s University (NC); CEO/President of The McPhail Group LLC; Founding Director Emerita, Morgan State University CCLP (MD); President Emerita, Cyprus College (CA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Cindy L. Miles

Cindy L. Miles, Ph.D., Chancellor Emerita, Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (CA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

• Donna Jovanovich Monse

Donna Jovanovich Monse, Ph.D., Data Coach, Achieving the Dream; Consultant, Dana Center, University of Texas; Director Emerita, Institutional Effectiveness, Virginia Community College System, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Martha Mendoza

Martha Mendoza, Principal, USD #443 Dodge City
Co-Liaison – KSU/USD #443 Dodge City Leadership Academy

Miles Nevin

Miles Nevin, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Associated Students, Inc. at California State University, Long Beach (CA), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Martha Parham

Martha Parham, Ed.D., Vice President, Public Relations, American Association of Community Colleges; District Director Emerita, Public Affairs, Marketing & Government Relations, Coast Community College District (DC), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Tom Pawlowski

Dr. Tom Pawlowski COL (Ret), Principal Simulation Modeling Engineer
MITRE Corporation
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership

Cathy Kemper-Pelle

Cathy Kemper-Pelle, Ed.D., President/CEO, Rogue Community College (OR) Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

John PersynDr. John Persyn CDR (Ret), Associate Professor
Fort Leavenworth Command and General Staff College
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership

Greg Peterson

Greg Peterson, Ed.D., President, Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Richard M Rhodes

Richard M. Rhodes, Ph.D., Chancellor, Austin Community College District. (TX)

Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Sandy L. Robinson,

Sandy L. Robinson, Ph.D., Administrator, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (FL); and, President Emerita, North Campus, Florida State College at Jacksonville (FL), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Gerardo de los Santos

Gerardo de los Santos, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Civitas Learning; President/CEO Emeritus, League for Innovation in the Community College, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Michael SchumacherDr. Michael Schumacher, Assistant Director for Human Resources, USD #512, Shawnee Mission Public Schools; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership; Liaison – KSU/USD #512 Leadership Academy

Kathie Sigler

Kathie Sigler, Ed.D., President, Higher Education & Technology Consultants, Inc. (FL); President Emerita, Medical Center Campus, Miami-Dade College (MDC) (FL); Provost and COO Emerita, MDC (FL), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Jennifer Spielvogel

Jennifer Spielvogel, Ph.D., Senior Strategist, Incisive Analytics (IA) Business Intelligence Consulting Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program Group (OH); Vice President Emerita, Evidence and Inquiry, Cuyahoga Community College (OH), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Cynthia Tanner

Cynthia Tanner, Ed.D., Advising Supervisor, San Gabriel Campus, Austin Community College (TX), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

David Vance

Dr. David Vance, Associate Professor
Fort Leavenworth Command and General Staff College
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adult Learning and Leadership

Leonard Valverde

Leonard Valverde, Ph.D., Professor and Dean Emeritus, College of Education, Arizona State University; and, Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas at Austin (TX), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Jackie Vietti

Jackie Vietti, Ph.D., Developer/Facilitator, Kansas Community College Leadership Institute, Kansas Association of Community College Trustees; President Emerita, Butler Community College (KS), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Natalie Villarreal

Natalie Villarreal, Ed.D., Director, External and Board Relations, Office of the President, Del Mar College (TX), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Richard A. Voorhees

Richard A. Voorhees, Ph.D., Principal, Voorhees Group; President Emeritus, Association for Institutional Research (NM); Director Emeritus, Education Policy Initiatives/Senior Advisor, State Higher Education Executive Officers (CO), Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Marvin WadeDr. Marvin Wade, Superintendent
USD #383 Manhattan/Ogden Public Schools
Professor of Practice, Educational Leadership

Evelyn Waiwaiole

Evelyn Waiwaiole, Ph.D., Vice President of Development, Temple College, and Executive Director, Temple College Foundation (TX); Executive Director Emerita, Center for Community College Student Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin, Professor of Practice, Community College Leadership Program

Billie Zabokrtsky-WallaceBillie Zabokrtsky-Wallace, Assistant Superintendent
Teaching and Learning, USD #501 Topeka Public Schools
Co-Liaison – KSU/Topeka Public Schools Leadership Academy

Christy ZieglerDr. Christy Ziegler, Assistant Superintendent, Shawnee Mission Public Schools, Professor of Practice, Educational Leadership
Shawnee Mission Cohort/Leadership Academy

 


Affiliated Researchers

Hobart Harmon

Dr. Hobart Harmon, Leader of Strategic Advancement
Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8
Senior Research Associate, Educational Leadership – K-STATE