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 of Counseling
309 Bluemont Hall |
Sean BridgenSean Bridgen, Associate Director for External and Institutional Partnerships, NACADA

Doris Wright CarrollDoris Wright Carroll, Associate Professor of Counseling

322 Bluemont Hall |

Doris Wright CarrollLorraine Dinkel, Teaching Associate Professor of Counseling

Heidi FergelHeidi Fergel, Graduate Teaching Assistant


Marcus HerreraMarcus Herrera, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Samantha HollowaySamantha Holloway, Teaching Assistant Professor of Counseling

306 Bluemont Hall |

Marilyn KaffMarilyn Kaff, Associate Professor
303 Bluemont Hall |

Jessica LaneJessica Lane, Associate Professor of Counseling

318 Bluemont Hall |

Craig McGillCraig McGill, Assistant Professor
319 Bluemont Hall |

Nicole MerittNicole Meritt, Teaching Assistant Professor

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