CUW's classrooms and hallways are full of hundreds of new faces this semester, and 12 of those are new, full-time faculty members.

All new faculty are committed Christians who hold advanced degrees in their academic areas (10 of them with terminal degrees). At faculty orientation, these newest classroom leaders learned about what excellent teaching means at Concordia, ways to connect Christian faith with their courses, and university expectations for research and scholarship. New faculty members are solidly grounded in Concordia’s mission and well-prepared to help Concordia students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the church and in the world.

Erin Regis Bailey

Assistant Professor of Speech and Language Pathology







Chris Scudella

Assistant Professor of Graduate Education







Hazel Thompson

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice







Michael VanLue

Professor of Speech-Language Pathology







Katherine Veerhusen (’14)

Assistant Professor of Undergraduate Nursing







Nichole Ostrowski

Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work







Charnetta Gadline-Cole

Associate Professor of Social Work







Audrey DiMaggio Fiore (’06)

Assistant Professor of Education (Counseling)







Lee Coleman (’11)

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy







Mark Paterson

Assistant Professor of Biology







Karina Kasztelnik

Associate Professor of Accounting & Business Analytics






Ann Scott

Clinical Instructor of Physician Assistant Studies






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