Anderson University Introduces New Programs and Faculty Members for 2018-19

Anderson, Ind. — Beginning in Fall 2018, Anderson University will introduce new programs. These programs are being offered following a faculty review of internal programs and capacity, as well as an analysis of the marketplace and job opportunities for graduates. They include:

Bachelor of Science in Biology, to complement the existing Bachelor of Arts in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, in addition to the existing BA in Mathematics
Business Administration & Leadership adult studies major, offered through the Falls School of Business
Minor in History of Christianity
Minor in Visual Communication Design

AU is in the development phase of introducing an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. This 21-month program, designed for those with a previous non-nursing bachelor’s degree, will be competitively priced. If you or someone you know would be interested in this program, please complete the online interest survey. The level of interest will determine the start date for the program.

New AU faculty members for the 2018-19 school year are Dr. Katelyn Joy Butler, assistant professor of biology, Dr. Benjamin D. McPheron, assistant professor of electrical engineering, Caroline E. Baker, assistant professor of mechanical engineering (beginning January 2019), Cortney Lynn Hofer, assistant professor of nursing, Earlene Masi, assistant professor of exercise science, Adam Waller, assistant professor of music, Dr. Caroline Kyunga Ahn, artist in residence/assistant professor of music, Erich Yetter, assistant professor of dance, Dr. Abigail S. Post, assistant professor of political science, and Michael Tatom, assistant professor of education.

“AU’s new majors and minors will provide valuable learning opportunities and prepare graduates for the workforce, and will utilize the unique talents of our faculty,” said Dr. Marie S. Morris, Anderson University provost. “We are also able to offer these high-quality programs with the institution’s current academic investments.”

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.

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