August 14, 2007
Six faculty members are beginning their service at Oklahoma Baptist University this semester.
Dr. Andrew Armond, assistant professor of English, begins his first semester at OBU after teaching at Belmont Abbey College. He earned his bachelorís degree in English and music at Louisiana Tech University. He earned a masterís degree in English language and literature and a Ph.D. degree in English at Baylor University.
Canaan Crane, who has served as OBUís director of student services, university counselor and adjunct professor of psychology, was promoted to assistant professor of psychology. He earned his bachelorís and masterís degrees at OBU and is a Ph.D. degree candidate at Oklahoma State University.
Ronald Lana, associate professor of art, comes to OBU after teaching at Grand Canyon University. He earned his bachelorís degree in commercial art at the University of Oklahoma and his masterís degree at Marywood University.
Timothy McCollum, assistant professor of anthropology, begins his first semester at OBU after spending five years as a graduate fellow and graduate assistant at Indiana University. He earned his bachelorís degree at OBU and did post baccalaureate study at the University of Oklahoma. He earned a masterís degree at the University of Tulsa and a masterís degree at IU, where he is a Ph.D. degree candidate.
Timothy Miller, assistant professor of philosophy, joins the OBU faculty after teaching four years at the University of Oklahoma. He earned his bachelorís degree at Cedarville University. He earned a masterís degree at Trinity International University and is a Ph.D. degree candidate at OU.
Steven Phillips, assistant professor of accounting, begins his teaching career at OBU. He has worked with Phillips Accounting and Consulting, LLC, in Missouri for the past three years. He earned his bachelorís and masterís degrees at the University of Missouri-Rolla. He also earned a masterís degree in accountancy at the University of Missouri-Columbia.