Multimedia – Media Resources

The following individuals are commonly used as sources in media stories.
Below, you will find biographies for each person as well as high-resolution photos to download.
Photos are posted as needed. If you have a specific photo request, please contact Emily Christensen.


Scott Leisinger

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Brian Ernsting

Vice President for Academic Affairs / Dean of the Faculty

Rich Seggerman

Vice President for Finance & Administration

Dan Kittle

Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students

Edith Waldstein

Vice President for Enrollment Management


Michael Bechtel

Assistant Professor of Science Education

LeAnn Faidley

Associate Professor of Engineering Science/IINSPIRE Program Director

Tammy Faux

Professor of Social Work

Charles Figura

Professor of Physics / Director, Platte Observatory

Penni Pier

Professor of Journalism and Communication

Lorinda Sheeler

Visiting Associate Professor of Public Health

Fredric Waldstein

Professor of Political Science; Director, Institute for Leadership Ed.

Daniel Walther

Gerald R. Kleinfeld Endowed Chair in German History

Ensemble Directors

Karen Black

Cantor and College Organist, Professor of Music, Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor in Organ

Craig A. Hancock

Professor of Music

Scott Muntefering

Associate Professor of Music Education / Eugene and Ruth Weidler Drape Distinguished Professor in Music

Lee Nelson

Professor of Music / Zahn Chair in Choral Conducting

Jacob Tews

Director-in-Residence of Orchestras and Strings

Nicki Toliver

Assistant Professor of Music / Associate Director of Choral Activities


Emily Christensen

Assistant Director of Marketing and Communication and News Director / Account Executive

Chris Knudson

Director of Marketing & Communication / Account Executive

Ashley Lang

Assistant Director of the Institute for Leadership Education

Krystal Madlock

Director of Multicultural Student Services

Jennifer Sassman

Director of Financial Aid

Derek Solheim

Director of the Pathways Center

Veronica Reece

Career Coach/Pathways Associate for Vocation and Mentoring