Faculty

Dr. Raymond Anderson

Raymond Anderson 2012 Final
Position: 
Associate Professor of Communication
 

Irene Barkman

Irene Barkman 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Business
 
Irene Barkman is a licensed Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years of experience in public accounting.  The blend of practical experience with her academic pursuits presents a unique learning opportunity for the students of Sterling College. 

K. C. Bassett

K.C. Bassett 2012
Position: 
Pro-Rata Assistant Professor for Exercise Science; Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
 
K.C. Bassett is currently the associate head coach and recruiting coordinator for the Sterling College women's basketball program. She was head junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach for six seasons and has been named the head women's basketball coach for the 2014-15 season.
 

Dr. Laura Bateman

Laura Bateman 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Music
 

Dr. Curt Beechan

Curt Beechan 2012
Position: 
Professor of Chemistry
 

Curt serves as the Professor of Chemistry at Sterling College, where he likes that he can share his faith through the subject he teaches. He received the McCreery Teaching Award in 1996. Before arriving to Sterling in 1986, Curt was an assistant professor at Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles, Calif. Curt genuinely feels that God called him to Sterling where he can teach and get to know his students in a Christian atmosphere. In his spare time, Curt enjoys photography, fishing, fireworks and spending time with wife, Cindy, and daughter, Alexys.

Education 

Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from Stanford University
B.S. in Chemistry from University of California

Charles "Doug" Boardman

Charles Boardman 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of History; Dept Chair of History & Government
 

Doug Boardman has spent many years of his life teaching. He taught at the secondary level for 24 years and 10 years at Barton County Community College teaching outreach classes. Doug was drawn to teach in higher education, specifically Sterling, due to its mission statement and Christian worldview.

Doug enjoys reading books on the American West (or any history topic), and he also enjoys the great game of golf. He has been married to his wife, Norma, for 28 years and he has three children and three grandchildren.

Tom Bronleewe

Tom Bronleewe 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor Theology & Ministry
 

Mark Clark

Mark Clark 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Music
 
Mark Clark serves as Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music at Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas. His responsibilities include directing the choral ensembles and teaching choral classes and music theory. Mark holds degrees in music education from Wichita State University and Friends University. His primary teachers include Dr. Bud Boughton, Dr. George Gibson and Dr. Cecil Riney.

Dr. Jonathan Conard

Jonathan Conard 2012
Position: 
Assistant Professor of Biology; Department Chair of Natural Sciences & Mathematics