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Bethel College makes new faculty and staff appointments

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NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College announces the following new administration, faculty and staff appointments for the 2015-16 school year:

Julian Gonzalez-Salamanca, admissions counselor. He has a B.A. from Jorge Tadeo University in Bogotá, Colombia.

Brian Gordon, multimedia coordinator in Institutional Communications

Andy Johnson, vice president for admissions. He has a B.A. from Tabor College and an M.Div. from Fresno (California) Pacific University Biblical Seminary. He was most recently director of undergraduate admissions at Fresno Pacific University.

Sara Kovalesky, coordinator of First-Year Success and resident director, Haury Hall. She has a B.A. from Penn State University.

Lucas Kramer, assistant professor of mathematics. He has a B.A. from Augustana College (double major in mathematics and pre-engineering physics), an M.A. in math from Minnesota State University and a Ph.D. in math from Iowa State University.

Michelle Lamp, instructor of nursing (moving from an adjunct position in 2014-15 to full-time teaching)

Robert Milliman, vice president for academic affairs. He has a B.S. from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College, a B.A. from the University of Minnesota, M.Div. and Th.M. degrees from Central Baptist Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He was most recently an administrator atCedarville (Ohio) University.

Jackie Moore, instructor of literary studies. She has a B.A. from Bethel College and an M.A. in English literature from Wichita State University.

Taylor Morris, graduate assistant in athletic training. He has a B.S. from Bethel College.

Pamela Pancake, assistant professor of visual art and design. She has a B.F.A. from Phillips University and an M.F.A. in visual communication from Kansas State University.

Rus Rogers, director of Information and Media Services. He has a B.S. from Friends University.

Cassandra Schmidt, administrative assistant to the director of development

Casey Schunn, manager of Thresher Shop (formerly Thresher Bookstore). He has a B.S. from Bethel College.

Rob Schunn, Annual Fund director in the Office of Development. He has a B.S. from Bethel College.

Kassie Scott, admissions counselor. She has a B.S. from Western New Mexico University, and continues as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Bethel.

Tammy Shirley, associate registrar

Football coaching staff:

Morris Lolar, head coach. He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Friends University.

Brian Byers

Matt Byers

Brandon Chinn

Kevin Griffin

Rocky Hinds

James McCartney

Paul Savage

Bethel College is the only private college in Kansas listed in the 2015-16 analysis of premier colleges and universities in the United States. The four-year liberal arts college is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. For more information,

Bethel College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, parental or marital status, gender identity, gender expression, medical or genetic information, ethnic or national origins, citizenship status, veteran or military status or disability. E-mail questions to

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