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Waynesburg welcomes new faculty for 2018-19 academic year

Waynesburg University will begin the 2018-19 academic year Monday, Aug. 27, with five new full-time faculty members in the undergraduate and graduate teaching communities.

Matthew Stultz Aug 24, 2018

Kristin Clingerman has been named an assistant professor of criminal justice. She will be responsible for teaching Law and the U.S. Legal System, Criminal Law Lecture and Criminal Procedure, Lecture 1 and 2. Clingerman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Jefferson College and her juris doctorate from Duquesne University’s School of Law.

Tracey Dohn has joined the University as an assistant professor of biology. She will teach Principles of Biology, Lecture 1 and 2, as well as Cell and Molecular Biology, Lecture and Lab. Dohn earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Wittenburg University and her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati.

Michael Fisher will serve as an instructor of business administration, teaching Principles of Financial Accounting, Lecture 1 and 2 and Money and Banking. Fisher received his Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and his M.B.A. degree from Western Michigan University.

Michelle Steimer has been named an instructor of counseling for the Graduate and Professional Studies Counseling Program. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master of Arts degree from Waynesburg University.

Melinda Walls has joined the University as an assistant professor of business administration and the chair of the W. Robert Stover Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. In addition to developing an entrepreneurship leadership program, Walls will teach Leadership and Stewardship and serve as a Fiat Lux instructor. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a juris doctorate from West Virginia University.

Two additional full-time faculty members joined Waynesburg University’s Department of Nursing in January 2018.

Jill Dattis is an instructor of nursing, and is responsible for teaching Orientation to Professional Nursing and Pathophysiologic Foundations for Nursing. Dattis earned her B.S.N. and M.S.N. from Robert Morris University.

Amy Hartman is an instructor of nursing and will be leading the Nursing Clinical for the upcoming fall semester. Hartman received her B.S.N. from Waynesburg University.

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Ashley Wise, Director of University Relations
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