2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
    Apr 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog

Administration, Faculty and Staff


New England College Board of Trustees

Lex Scourby ‘75, MBA
Chair, Board of Trustees
Consultant, Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods
New Hampshire

Scott Simpson, MArch
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Senior Principal, The Greenway Group
Massachusetts

TJ Whitelaw ‘76, MBA
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Independent Management Consultant
New Hampshire

Ray Apy ‘89, MS
CEO and Managing Partner, Northeastern Biochar Solutions, LLC
Managing Partner, Saratoga Ninja Lab, LLC
New York

Peter Bordes, BA ‘86
CEO, Trajectory Capital Co.
New York

Christopher Brazill ‘81, MBA
President, Brazill Brothers and Associates, Inc.
New Jersey

Thomas W. Farmen ‘74, MSA
Headmaster Emeritus, The Rumsey School, Washington, CT
New Hampshire

Elbridge T. Gerry, III, BA
Retired Managing Director, UBS Asset Management
Connecticut

Katherine Haley, PhD
Founder and President, Haley Associates, LLC
Florida

Donald Hasseltine ‘84
Senior Vice President and Sr. Consultant, Aspen Leadership Group
Rhode Island

Adam B. Kapner, BA ‘02
Founder and Owner, NYC Apartment Management, Inc.
New York

Stephen Ketchum ‘83, MBA
CEO and Managing Partner, Sound Point Capital Management
New York

Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr., DLP 
President
Professor of Political Science, New England College
New Hampshire

Jay Lucas, JD
Chairman and Managing Partner, The Lucas Group
New Hampshire

Daniel G. Lynch, BA ‘85
Senior VP and Director of Business Development in the Institutional and Fiduciary Services Group
Natixis Global Asset Management
Massachusetts

Thomas F. Markey ‘82 
Lead Advisor for the Markey Group, Morgan Stanley 
Connecticut 

Eric C. Morgan ‘83 
Owner, Morgan Advisors 
Utah 

Lori A. Sherer ‘83 
Partner, Bain & Company 
California 

T. Clarke Smith, III, BA ‘79
Director Underwriting, Trident Marine Managers, Inc.
Massachusetts

Mary Simon Streep, BA ‘77
President, Mary Streep Interiors
Florida

Michael K. Thomas, EdD, MBA
President and CEO, New England Board of Higher Education
Massachusetts

Jeffrey K. Towle
President, Davis & Towle Group, Inc.
New Hampshire

Astrid Williams ‘81, MBA
William Raveis Real Estate
Massachusetts

William W. Wyman, MBA
Co-founder, Oliver, Wyman & Company
New Hampshire

Trustees Emeriti

Edmund D. Beebe
Gilford, New Hampshire

D. Joseph Clement
Henniker, New Hampshire

Piers M. MacDonald ‘74
Bedford, New York

Jack Maguire, PhD
Concord, Massachusetts

B. Jenkins Middleton
Bethesda, Maryland

Deborah S. Reed ‘60
Falmouth, Maine

John A. Samenfeld ‘70
Hooksett, New Hampshire

R. Peter Shapiro, Esq.
Dedham, Massachusetts

Charlotte Zahn
Bath, Maine

Senior Administration

Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr., DLP
President

Paula A. Amato, DLP, CMA
Executive Vice President and CFO

Patricia Corbett, EdD
Vice President of Academic Affairs

David A. DeCew, BA
Director of Athletics

Bill Deptula, MA
Vice President of Advancement

James Murtha, PhD
Senior Vice President for Academic Alliances

David Rubin, BA
Vice President of Information Technology

Office of the President

Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr.
President
Professor of Political Science
BS, MA, Old Dominion University
DLP, Northeastern University

Katrina L. MacIntosh
Executive Assistant to the President 
BA, New England College 
MA, Southern New Hampshire University 

James Murtha, PhD
Senior Vice President for Academic Alliances
BA, MA, Queens College
PhD, Columbia University

Office of Academic Affairs

Patricia Corbett
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Education
Program Director, MED and CAGS Programs
BA, St. Anselm College
MEd, University of New England
EdD, Northeastern University

Frances Chelland
Professor of Humanities
Dean for Liberal Arts Education
BA, East Stroudsburg State University
MTS, Harvard Divinity School
MA, Boston College

Elizabeth Dowling
Dean of Academic Operations
BA, MS, University of Rhode Island

Debra A. Dunlop
Professor of Biology and Health Science
Dean of Science, Health, and Education
BA, New England College
MS, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Darryl Furtkamp
Professor of Art
Dean of Art and Design
BFA, McKendree College
MFA, University of Idaho

Ian M. Harmon
Dean of Student Success Services
BS, Saint Joseph’s College
MS, MBA, Kaplan University

Angela McPhee-Smith
Dean of Nursing and Health Professions
BS, Empire State College
DNP, Capella University

Andrew Morgan
Dean of Humanities
Professor of Creative Writing
Administrative Coordinator, MFA in Poetry
BA, Plymouth State College
MFA, University of Massachusetts

Erin Wilkinson-Hartung
Dean of Management
Associate Professor of Management
BA, University of San Diego
MBA, US International University
DBA, Alliant International University

John Callahan
Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science 
Director of Military Programs
BA, MA, PhD, Old Dominion University 

Chelsea Hanrahan
Library Director/Professor
BA, University of New Hampshire
MLS, Indiana University

Gavin W. Henning
Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Program Director EdD and MS Higher Education Administration Programs
Professor of Higher Education
BS, MA, Michigan State University
MA, PhD, University of New Hampshire

Alexandria Lattner
Registrar
BA, MS, University of Evansville

Cynthia Burns Martin
Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness
Professor of Business
AB, Smith College
MBA, Boston University

Stephanie D. McGhee
Director of Disability Services
BS, MA, MEd, University of Missouri

Jennifer Militello
Program Director, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Associate Professor of English
BA, The University of New Hampshire
MFA, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PhD, Bath Spa University

Richard Mitchell
Program Director, Henniker Campus CIS, Data Analytics, and Health Informatics
BA, MLA, Harvard University

Lina Parra
Director of Spanish Language and Graduate Management Programs
BS, Barry University
MA, Florida Gulf Coast University
MBA, MPA, DPA, Nova Southeastern University

Alexander Walsh
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Director of Online Undergraduate Psychology Programs
BA, MA, American International College
EdD, Boston University

Susan Wayman
Director and PDSO, International Students and Programs
BA, Salem State College
MA, Ohio University
MA, University of Texas

Office of Academic Alliances

James Murtha, PhD
Senior Vice President for Academic Alliances
BA, MA Queens College
PhD, Columbia University

Gregory Pepper
Director of Campus Safety
BS, Boston University
MA, MPA, Merrimack College

Office of Advancement

Bill Deptula
Vice President of Advancement
BA, Gettysburg College
MA, Bowling Green State University

Erin DesMarais
Director of Advancement Services
BA, Bates College
MS, Southern New Hampshire University

Anna Twombly
Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Relations
BS, University at Albany

Julie Zahn
Assistant Vice President of Advancement
BA, Southern New Hampshire University
MBA, Southern New Hampshire University

Office of Athletics

David Decew
Director of Athletics
BA, Bowdoin College

Office of Enrollment and Marketing

Robert Gay
Executive Director of Graduate Admissions
BS, Towson University

Bradley F. Poznanski
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admission
BS, Springfield College
MS, Rivier University

Office of Finance and Administration

Paula A. Amato, DLP, CMA
Executive Vice President and CFO
BS, New Hampshire College
MBA, Plymouth State University
DLP, Northeastern University

Kristen Blase, MBA
Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services
BA, MBA, New England College

Daniel R. Gearan, CEFP, CCCA
Assistant Vice President of Capital and Facilities Management
BS, University of Southern Maine

Holly Senay
Director of Events
BS, MS Southern New Hampshire University

Elizabeth Dutton
Bursar/Associate Director of Student Financial Services
BA, Smith College
MBA, Southern New Hampshire University

Office of Information Technology

David Rubin
Vice President of Information Technology
BA, Grinnell College

Office of Student Development

Jason Buck
Dean of Students
BA, Clark University
MA, Bowling Green State University

Doreen Long
Associate Dean of Students
BA, Valparaiso University
MEd, Northeastern University

Allie Birchmeier
Director of New Student and Family Programs
BA, Providence College
MS, Colorado State University

Rachel French, ‘07
Director of Student Engagement
BA, New England College
MBA, University of New Hampshire

Jessica Hull
Medical Director
ASN, Manchester Community College
BA, Prescott College
MSN, Rivier University

Matt Khoury
Director of Student Conduct
BA, Plymouth State College 
MS, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 
EdD, Valdosta State University 

Erica Sigauke
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
BA, Africa University
MMEd, University of Minnesota
MDiv, DMin, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities 

Office of Student Success Services

Ian M. Harmon
Dean of Student Success Services
BS, Saint Joseph’s College
MS, MBA, Kaplan University

Megan Beeso
Director of Tutoring
BS, Fitchburg State University
MS, New England College

Elizabeth Brennan
Director of Academic Advising
BA, Saint Anselm College
MS, New England College

Erin Brooks
Director of Mentoring
BA, MS, New England College

Faculty

Mary Ellen Alger
Senior Professor of Kinesiology
BS, Ithaca College
MS, New England College

Christopher Archer
Assistant Professor of Art and Design
BFA, State University of New York at Alfred
MFA, Maine College of Art

Jay Bordage
Associate Professor of Art
BA, Oberlin College
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

Dominique Burns
Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
BA, Wright State University
MS, University of Nevada
PhD, University of Toledo

John Callahan
Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science 
Director of Military Programs
BA, MA, PhD, Old Dominion University 

William Cass
Associate Professor of Art and Design
BFA, University of Illinois, Champlain-Urbana
MFA, Art Institute of Chicago

James Chase
Associate Professor of Art and Design
MFA, Texas Tech University

Frances Chelland
Professor of Humanities
Dean for Liberal Arts Education
Director of Honors Program
BA, East Stroudsburg State University
MTS, Harvard Divinity School
MA, Boston College

Carrie Colbert
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BS, MBA, California State University, Los Angeles
DM, University of Maryland

Geoffrey Cook
Associate Professor of Biology and Health Science
BS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MSc, PhD, George Mason University

Patricia Corbett
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Associate Professor of Education
BA, St. Anselm College
Med, University of New England
EdD, Northeastern University

Nicole Decoteau
Visiting Assistant Professor of ESL
Director of Writing Program, Title III Director of First Year Seminar
BA, University of New Hampshire
MA, St. Michael’s College

Albena Dimitrova
Assistant Professor of Game and Digital Media Design
MS, TU-Varna
BSIS, Mississippi State University
MA, Suffolk University
MBA, Daniel Webster College

Debra A. Dunlop
Professor of Biology and Health Science
Dean of Science, Health, and Education Division
BA, New England College
MS, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Tricia Fanjoy
Associate Professor of Nursing
BSN, University of New Hampshire
MSN, University of Phoenix

Darryl Furtkamp
Professor of Art
Dean of Art and Design
Director of the Institute of Art and Design
BFA, McKendree College
MFA, University of Idaho

Craig Gallagher
Assistant Professor of History
PhD, Boston College
MA, Central Michigan University
BA, University of Strathclyde

Patricia Gibbs
Assistant Professor of Art and Design
Pre-College Director
MFA, New Hampshire Institute of Art

Sarah Gunnery
Associate Professor of Psychology
BA, Stonehill College
MA, PhD, Northeastern University

Chelsea Hanrahan
Library Director/Professor/Director of Title III
BA, University of New Hampshire
MLS, Indiana University

Gavin W. Henning
​Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Program Director EdD and MS Higher Education Administration Programs
Professor of Higher Education
BS, MA, Michigan State University
MA, PhD, University of New Hampshire

Karen Hillson
Assistant Professor of Art and Design
BA, Loyola Marymount University
PhD, University of California - Santa Barbara

William Homestead
Visiting Associate Professor of Communication Studies - Online
BA, Rutgers University
MA, MS, University of Montana, Missoula
MFA, Goddard College

Yoav Horesh
Associate Professor of Art and Design
MFA, Columbia University

Richard Hubbard
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
BA, Plymouth State University
JD, George Mason University

Ali Reza Jalili
Professor of Business
K.H. William and Andrea Krueger Endowed Chair in Business Administration: Accounting
BS, NIOC Tehran
MBA, James Madison University
MA, PhD, University of New Hampshire

James Johnson
Assistant Professor of First Year Writing
BA, Temple University
MA, Rutgers University
PhD, Union Institute

Frank Jones
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Criminal Justice
BA, Hawthorne College
MS, University of Massachusetts - Lowell

Timothy Jones
Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
MBA, University of the People

Michele Jurgens
Associate Professor of Business Administration
BA, University of California, Berkeley
MBA, INSEAD
PhD, Bentley University

Lori Koziol
Professor of Biology and Health Science
Co-Director of the Undergraduate Research Center
BA, Ripon College
PhD, University of Rochester

Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr.
President
Professor of Political Science
BS, MA, Old Dominion University
DLP, Northeastern University

Maura MacNeil
Professor of Creative Writing
Program Director, M.A. in Professional Writing
BA, New England College
MFA, Vermont College

Cynthia Burns Martin
Professor of Business Administration
Associate Dean of Institutional Effectiveness
AB, Smith College
MBA, Boston University

Dana Matthews
Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
BA, Clark Atlanta University
MAED, University of Akron
PhD, Walden University

Patrick McCay
Professor of Fine Arts
MFA, University of Notre Dame

Colleen McElveen
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Communications
Co-Director of the Center for Civic Engagement
BA, Keene State College
MA, Emerson College

Angela McPhee-Smith, DNP, RN, CNE
Dean of Nursing and Health Professions
Associate Professor of Nursing
BS, Empire State College 
DNP, Capella University 

Jennifer Militello
Associate Professor of English
BA, The University of New Hampshire
MFA, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PhD, Bath Spa University

Mark Mitch
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
BA, Hiram College
MEn, Miami University

Andrew Morgan
Dean of Humanities
Professor of Creative Writing
Administrative Coordinator, Master of Fine Arts in Poetry
BA, Plymouth State College
MFA, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jessica Morris
Associate Professor of Education
Director of Project Pericles, Licensure and Partnership Liaison
BA, Med, New England College
EdD, Northeastern University

Devon Mozdierz
Assistant Professor of Art
Director of Art Gallery
BA, New England College
MFA, University of Idaho

Justin J. Muñiz
Visiting Instructor of Computer Information Systems
BA, BS, MS, New England College

Cindi A. Nadelman
Senior Professor of Business Administration
Director of Veterans’ Services
BS, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
BS, University of Tampa
MPA, Georgia College
MBA, DBA North Central University

Hannah Nelson
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
BS, MS, Liberty University

James Newcomb
Professor of Biology and Health Science
Co-Director of the Undergraduate Research Center
BS, Keene State College
BS, MS, University of New Hampshire
PhD, Georgia State University

Ryan O’Rourke
Associate Professor of Art and Design
BFA, MFA, University of Hartford

Carolyn Parker
Associate Professor of Nursing
RN, BS, MSN

Bryan Partridge
Professor of Writing
BA, The College of Wooster
MA, Dartmouth College
PhD, Union University

Richard Pellegrino
Assistant Professor of Art and Design
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

David Pollak
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems
MEd, Antioch University New England
JD, University of Pennsylvania

William Preble
Professor of Education
BA, New England College
MEd, University of Washington
EdD, University of Maine

Tod F. Ramseyer
Associate Professor of Mathematics and Physics
BA, Haverford College
MA, Ph.D., University of Texas

Russell Rattray
Associate Library Director for Acquisitions and Technical Services/Associate Professor
BA, University of Maine
MLIS, University of Rhode Island

Amy Reynelli
Instructor of the Practice in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Coordinator
BA, MA, Slippery Rock University
MS, New England College

Mark Rowland
Distance Services/ Instruction Librarian/ Associate Professor
BA, Pennsylvania State University
MLIS, McGill University

Edward Royer
Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Management
BS, University of South Florida
JD, South Texas College of Law

Matthew Ruckman
Associate Professor of Sport and Recreation Management
EdD, University of West Florida

Glenn Scheffer
Associate Professor of the Practice of Art and Design
BFA, MFA, New Hampshire Institute of Art

Nathan Shrader
Associate Professor of Political Science
Co-Director of the Center for Civic Engagement
BA, Thiel College
MSPS, Suffolk University
PhD, Temple University

Margie Sieka
Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling
BA, University of Illinois
MA, Roosevelt University
PhD, Adler University

Eric J. Simon
Professor of Biology
BA, MA, Wesleyan University
PhD, Harvard University

Kristine Thibault
Associate Professor of Education
Director of Teacher Certification
BS, Plymouth State University
M. Ed. Oral Roberts University
Ed.D.  Rivier University

Raelyn Viti
Professor of Outdoor Education
BS, Plymouth State College
MEd, Lesley University
MS, New England College
PhD, Walden University

Alexander Walsh
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director of the Online Undergraduate Psychology Programs
BA, MA, American International College
EdD, Boston University

James L. Walsh
Professor of History
BS, Florida Southern College
MA, PhD, University of New Hampshire

Jessica Wiggin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Nursing
MSN, Southern New Hampshire University

Erin Wilkinson-Hartung
Associate Professor of Management
Dean of Management
BA, University of San Diego
MBA, US International University
DBA, Alliant International University

Matt Young
Associate Professor of Natural and Social Sciences
BA, Western Connecticut State University
MS, PhD, University of New Hampshire

Suzanne Young
Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
BS, University of Dayton
MS, Western Illinois University
MBA, MPH, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
PhD, North Dakota State University

Faculty Sabbatical

Jay Bordage
Associate Professor of Art
BA, Oberlin College
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University

Chelsea Hanrahan
Library Director/Professor/Director of Title III
BA, University of New Hampshire
MLS, Indiana University

Bryan Partridge
Professor of Writing
BA, The College of Wooster
MA, Dartmouth College
PhD, Union University

Faculty Emeriti

Edith B. Allison
Associate Professor Emerita of Biology
BA, Swarthmore College
MA, University of Illinois

Donald G. Blanchard
Professor Emeritus of Engineering
BS, University of New Hampshire
ME, University of California

Sylva Boyadjian-Haddad
Professor Emeritus, English and Comparative Literature
BA, American University of Beirut
MA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Thea G. Braiterman
Professor Emerita of Economics and Business
BS, The Johns Hopkins University
MA, University of Maryland
PhD, Union Graduate School

Mira P. Braunstein
Associate Professor Emerita of Psychology
AB, MA, University of Zagreb

Joseph D. Considine
Professor Emeritus, Library IV
BA, University of New Hampshire
MLS, University of Rhode Island

Christopher Dale
Professor Emeritus, Sociology
BA, University of Vermont
MA, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Robert D. Elinor
Professor Emeritus of Humanities
BA, U. of California, Los Angeles
BD, Union Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Edinburgh

R. Bruce Elliott
Professor Emeritus of Accounting
BSBA, MBA, University of Denver

Mary Jo Faulkner
Associate Professor Emerita of Physical Education
BS, EdM, Boston University

George L. Fearnley, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Business
BS, University of Massachusetts
MBA, Cornell University

Lyman G. Gilmore
Professor Emeritus of Education
BA, Middlebury College
MA, University of Bridgeport
EdD, Boston University

Farid Haddad
Professor Emeritus, Art
BA, American University of Beirut
MFA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Kevin Harvey
Professor Emeritus, English and Creative Writing
BA, Worcester State College
MFA, Norwich University

Brian Hopkins
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science
BSc, University of Manchester
PhD, University of London
Fellow, Linnean Society of London
Fellow, Science Association of Nigeria

Sachiko Ito Howard
Professor Emeritus of Humanities
BA, Radcliffe College
PhD, University of New Hampshire

Richard Hudson
Professor Emeritus of Humanities
AB, Syracuse University
BD, STM, Yale University
PhD, Syracuse University

Judy Jones
Professor Emerita of Communication
BS, MA, Eastern Illinois University
PhD, University of Illinois

Rimas Kalvaitis
Professor Emeritus of Business
BS, Drexel University
MS, California State University
MS, University of Southern California

Neal M. Kurk
Professor Emeritus of Business
AB, Brown University
LLB, Harvard University Law School

John Lyons
Professor Emeritus, Business
BA, MS, SUNY Albany

Inez McDermott
Senior Professor Emeritus of Art History
BA, University of Massachusetts‐Lowell
MA, Boston University

Thomas P. McGrevey
Professor Emeritus, Business
BS, University of New Hampshire
MBA, New Hampshire College

Don W. Melander
Professor Emeritus, English
BA, Northern Illinois University
MA, PhD, Syracuse University

Ian W. Morrison
Associate Professor Emeritus of History
BA, Knox College
MA, University of Chicago
C Phil, University of California, Los Angeles

W. Clapham Murray
Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts
BA, Wesleyan University
MA, Emerson College

Henry B. Nichols, Jr.
Associate Professor Emeritus of Communication
BA, University of New Hampshire

Debra Nitschke‐Shaw
Senior Professor Emeritus of Education
BS, New England College
MEd, Keene State College
MA, PhD, The Fielding Institute

F. Van Pattee
Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics
BS, Youngstown State University
MBA, Western Reserve University

Charles R. Puglia
Professor Emeritus of Biology
BA, Elmhurst College
MS, Ph.D., University of Illinois

John C. de V. Roberts
Professor Emeritus of International Studies
BA, MA, PGCE, University of London
Fellow, Royal Society of Arts

Angela Robinson
Associate Professor Emerita of Music
MS, State University of New York SUNY Albany
MA, University of New Hampshire

John J. Santos
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
BS, Lowell Technological Institute
MS, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire

Jolene Schillinger
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
BA, University of Maine
MEd, Antioch/New England
PhD, The Union Institute

Robert B. Seaman
Associate Professor Emeritus of Environmental Science
BSCE, New England College
MRP, Cornell University

Marvin Seperson
Professor Emeritus of Humanities
BS, MS, University of Kansas
EdD, Columbia University

Glenn M. Stuart
Professor Emeritus of Theatre
BA, St. Michael’s College
MA, State University of New York

Laurence I. Taylor
Professor Emeritus, Psychology
BA, Cornell University
MS, PhD, Rutgers University

Katherine A. Van Weelden
Professor Emeritus, Library
AB, Dartmouth College
MLS, State University of New York (SUNY) - Albany

Michael S. Wireman
Associate Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Anthropology
BA, MA, University of Chicago

Marilyn Ziffrin
Associate Professor Emerita of Music
BM, University of Wisconsin
MA, Columbia University

Honorary Faculty

Yigal Ne’eman
President, The Israel College
Tel Aviv, Israel

Evelyn Goodenough Pitcher
Professor Emerita, Tufts University
Henniker, New Hampshire

Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J.
Author, Dead Man Walking

Carol Rosenbleeth
President, Ronald J. Rosenbleeth, Inc.
Henniker, New Hampshire

History of the Presidency

Wayne F. Lesperance, Jr.
Term of Office: 2023 - Present
BS, MA, Old Dominion University
DLP, Northeastern University

Michele D. Perkins
Term of Office: 2007-2022
BSS, Northwestern University
MA, Emerson College
EdD, University of Pennsylvania

Stephen E. Fritz
Term of Office: 2005 - 2007
BS, Murray State University
MA, Southern Illinois University
PhD, University of Kentucky

Ellen S. Hurwitz
Term of Office: 1999 - 2005
BA, Smith College
MA, PhD, Columbia University

John S. Morris
Term of Office: 1997 - 1999
BA, The University of Wales
BA, MA, The University of Cambridge, England
PhD, Columbia University
MA, Colgate College

William G. Ellis
Term of Office: 1995 - 1997
BS, Babson College
MBA, Suffolk University
MEd, Westfield State College
MS, Concordia University
PhD, The Pennsylvania State College

William R. O’Connell, Jr.
Term of Office: 1985 - 1995
BME, Richmond Professional Institute of the College of William and Mary
MA, PD, EdD, Teachers’ College, Columbia University

K. Roald Bergethon
Term of Office: 1981 - 1985
BA, DePauw University
MA, PhD, Cornell University

J. Kenneth Cummiskey
Term of Office: 1973 - 1981
BS, Springfield College
MEd, Oregon State University
PhD, Stanford University

Jere A. Chase
Term of Office: 1970 - 1973
BS, MEd, LLD (Honorary), University of New Hampshire

H. Raymond Danforth
Term of Office: 1958 - 1969
BA, MEd, DHL (Honorary), University of New Hampshire

Robert L. Campbell
Term of Office: 1957 - 1958
BS, Iowa State University
BD, Union Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Edinburgh

Laurie Davidson Cox
Term of Office: 1952 - 1957
​AB, DSc, Acadia University
BS, Harvard University
DCL, New England College

William H. Mandrey
Term of Office: 1950 - 1952
Amherst College
Yale University

Laurie Davidson Cox
Term of Office: 1952 - 1957
​AB, DSc, Acadia University
BS, Harvard University
DCL, New England College

Boone Tillett
Term of Office: 1946 - 1947

Listing current as of August 4, 2023.  Updates and a complete list of staff are available on the NEC directory.