Consultant evaluators named for UST’s Oct. 20-22 reaccreditation site visit



Dr. Marilyn Carroll is professor and chair of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo. She attended the University of Minnesota before she received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Miami in 1962. She has M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from UCLA. She began her career as a social worker in the Florida Department of Welfare and at South Florida State Hospital, and moved into research before beginning her teaching career at Rockhurst in 1969. (Photo unavailable.)


Dr. Mark Davis has been vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas at Monticello since 1999. Prior to his appointment he worked in the Forest and Wildlife Research Center at Mississippi State University, was controller at Northeast Louisiana University, a public accountant, and a staff auditor for Arthur Andersen and Co. in New Orleans. He has a B.S. in construction (1981), an M.B.A. in accounting (1985) and a Ph.D. in health care administration (1995) from Northeast Louisiana University (now University of Louisiana at Monroe). Prior to graduate school he was a construction inspector for Shell Oil Co.



Dr. James Evans is associate vice president for international programs at Webster University in St. Louis, Mo., where he began teaching philosophy in 1972. Prior to joining the Webster faculty, he taught for a year at the University of Nevada-Los Vegas. He directed Webster’s programs in Leiden, London and Geneva before his appointment as associate vice president in 1996. He earned an A.B. degree in philosophy from the College of Wooster in 1966 and a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1970. (Photo unavailable.)


David Justice is vice president for lifelong learning and suburban campuses at DePaul University in Chicago, where he launched a division that incorporates distance learning, certificate programs, the English Language Academy, noncredit educational programs, conference services and DePaul’s six suburban campuses. Prior to coming to DePaul in 1981, he was a senior program officer of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education in the U.S. Department of Education. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Wabash College and his master’s from Indiana University, where he also pursued doctoral studies. He received a certificate from the University of Paris, Sorbonne, and studied as a fellow at the University of Hamburg, Germany.


Dr. Paul Koch has been dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at St. Ambrose University since 1999. Since joining the Davenport, Iowa-based university in 1986, he also has taught in and chaired its Psychology Department and has served as director of general education. He has a Ph.D. and an M.S. in psychology from Iowa State University and a BS , also in psychology, from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.


Dr. Eileen Kolman has been dean of the First Year of Studies college of the University of Notre Dame since 1990. She has a Ph.D. in higher education from Loyola University of Chicago, an M.Ed. in religious studies from Boston College and a B.A. in mathematics from Ohio Dominican College. She also teaches mathematics at Notre Dame and served as associate provost in 1989-1990. Previous administrative roles have included positions in student affairs and institutional planning.


Dr. James Redfield, a professor of social thought and Greek, is the Edward Olson Distinguished Service Professor in the University of Chicago’s Department of Classical Languages and Literatures, the Committees on Social Thought and the Ancient Mediterranean World, and the College. With the exception of a year as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and two years at Oxford, the award-winning professor has spent his entire academic career at Chicago, receiving a BA in 1954 and a Ph.D. in social thought in 1961. He began his teaching career there in 1960.


Dr. Joseph Walsh is professor and dean of th
e School of Social Work at Loyola University of Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty in 1983, he was director of a community health center in DuPage County, Illinois, and on the faculty of Northwestern University Medical School. He has a Ph.D. in social work from the University of Illinois-Chicago; an M.S.W. from Loyola University of Chicago; and a BS in psychology, also from Loyola. He also served as self-study coordinator for Loyola’s 1995 reaccreditation by the North Central Association.






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