Southwest Baptist welcomes new faculty members, staff
BOLIVAR – Southwest Baptist University (SBU) has added 13 new faculty and staff members at the beginning of the 2006-2007 academic year.
Chris Dinwiddie is a new instructor of psychology. His wife, Ashley, has been hired as administrative assistant to the president.
Tena Jenkins is assistant professor of physical therapy. Jenkins is currently working on a doctorate of physical therapy.
Shelly Francka is assistant director of the MBA program. Francka earned a B.S. in business administration from SBU and is soon to complete her MBA.
Brian Hopwood is an assistant professor of music/director of instrumental studies. Hopwood holds a doctor of musical arts (instrumental music) from Arizona State University.
Elissa Sartwell is the assistant professor of theatre. Sartwell earned a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in theatre with a specialization in theatre history, dramatic literature, and dramatic theory and criticism.
Ted Bachman, resident director of Woody-Gott Hall, joined the SBU faculty at the University Success Center.
Christine Saladino is an instructor and coordinator in the behavioral sciences department at SBU’s Salem campus.
Laura Compton was hired as a professor of vocal music. Laura is the wife of Joshua Compton, chair, department of communication arts.
Andrea Miller was hired as acquisition/collection development librarian. Miller was promoted to this position from the University Libraries’ administrative assistant position.
Elaine Glor was promoted to the position of administrative assistant to Ron Maupin, vice president for administration. Glor has worked as the human resource department coordinator since October 1999.
Roberta Rasor, former enrollment coordinator, has been promoted to assistant registrar.
Dana Whitlock is new as enrollment coordinator in the Office of the Registrar. Dana is the mother of four sons and the wife of David Whitlock, Dean of the College of Business and Computer Science.