Department of Special Education, Counseling and Student Affairs

Faculty and Staff


Christy CraftChristy Craft, Professor and Department Chair, Elvon and Lydia E. Skeen Endowed Chair in Education
301 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5940 |


Alexander BecnelAlexander Becnel, Assistant Professor
309 Bluemont Hall |
Sean BridgenSean Bridgen, Associate Director for External and Institutional Partnerships, NACADA

Doris Wright CarrollDoris Wright Carroll, Associate Professor
322 Bluemont Hall |

Doris Wright CarrollLorraine Dinkel, Teaching Associate Professor

Heidi FergelHeidi Fergel, Graduate Teaching Assistant


Marcus HerreraMarcus Herrera, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Samantha HollowaySamantha Holloway, Teaching Assistant Professor
306 Bluemont Hall |

Marilyn KaffMarilyn Kaff, Associate Professor
303 Bluemont Hall |

Jessica LaneJessica Lane, Associate Professor
318 Bluemont Hall |

Craig McGillCraig McGill, Assistant Professor
319 Bluemont Hall |

Nicole MerittNicole Meritt, Instructor
338 Bluemont Hall |

Barbara MitchellBarbara Mitchell, Associate Professor
304 Bluemont Hall |

Amy Lavin PlattnerAmy Levin Plattner, Program/Project Associate

Lisa RubinLisa Rubin, Associate Professor
313 Bluemont Hall |

Jim TeagardenJames Teagarden, Associate Professor
312 Bluemont Hall |

Wendy TroxelWendy Troxel, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Excellence and Research in Academic Advising and Student Success, NACADA

Yang YangYang Lydia Yang, Associate Professor
316 Bluemont Hall | 785-532-5609