Professor Charles Koontz joined the Anderson University faculty in 1985 and served as chair of the Computer Science Department from 1999 to 2016. Prior to joining Anderson University, he served in the military and worked in a business-related profession. Professor Koontz received a B.A. in Psychology from Purdue University in 1979 and a M.A. in Computer Science from Ball State in 1985. His academic interests include database programming, web programming, and developing mobile applications.
Over the years, Professor Koontz has done database-related consulting for Lafarge North America, served as a project manager for the English Language Institute in Baghdad, Iraq, and served as a guest lecturer for the Ball State University-Tikrit University Linkage Program.
Chuck and his wife Teresa have five children and nine grandchildren. He enjoys backpacking, hiking and traveling. His work-related and personal travels have taken him to over twenty countries in Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
A.S., Vincennes University
B.A., Purdue University
M.A., Ball State University