2012 Plenary Speaker
Harold Heie, Ph.D.
Dr. Heie is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Christian Studies at Gordon College (Wenham, MA), where he served as Founding Director from 1994 to 2003. He previously served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Messiah College (1988-1993) and Northwestern College in Iowa (1980-1988). He serves as a Senior Fellow at the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
Ronald Machurin, Ph.D.
Dr. Ron Mahurin is vice-president for Professional Development and Research of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), headquartered in Washing-ton, DC. A native of Pennsylvania, Ron received a B.A. in political science from Gordon Col-lege (1981), and a Master's and Ph.D. from Miami University of Ohio (1991). Dr. Mahurin formerly served as Vice President and Dean of the Faculty at Houghton College (NY).
Wayne Jacobs, Ph.D.
Dr. Wayne Jacobs is the Dean of the School of Education at Letourneau University in Longview, Texas. Dr. Jacobs' research interests center around brain research, activity integration in the curriculum, and childhood obesity.
Karen Jacobs, Ph.D.
Dr. Karen Jacobs is the Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Business at Letourneau University. Dr. Jacobs' research interests include moral leadership and decision making, and Active Learning Attraction of students to Business Programs.
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