Nathan F. Alleman, PhD. (2008) The College of William and Mary, (Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership)

Dr. Nathan Alleman is Assistant Professor of Educational Administration. His professional background is in residence life, though he has also worked with state-level higher education policy and institutional research. He has published on a range of topics, including the YMCA Student Associations and the history of higher education, community support for rural low-income college access, and the function of new physical spaces in organizational change. However, his primary scholarly interest is in faculty, particularly those who are part of marginalized or marginal groups, and those who work in faith-based higher education.


Robert C. Cloud, Ed.D. (1969) Baylor University, (Educational Administration)

Dr. Robert C. Cloud is a former college administrator who served in several positions at the Dean and Vice Presidential level. He was President of Lee College in Baytown, Texas from 1976-1986. Dr. Cloud's current research interests include Higher education law and policy.

Perry L. Glanzer, Ph.D. (1998) University of Southern California (Religion-Social Ethics)

Dr. Perry Glanzer is Associate Professor of Educational Foundations in the higher education and student affairs program. He is the coauthor with Todd Ream of Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009) and Christianity and Scholarship in Higher Education (Jossey-Bass, 2007). In addition, he has published over forty journal articles and book chapters on topics related to religion and education, moral education and Christian higher education.

Leanne Newman, Ed.D. (1998) University of Louisville, (Educational Psychology)

Dr. Leanne Newman is a former student affairs administrator who served in several positions before coming to teach at Baylor. She currently teaches courses on college student development theory and the capstone course.

Laine Scales, Ph.D. (1994) University of Kentucky, (Higher Education)

Dr. Laine Scales is Professor of Higher Education. Dr. Scales has authored, co-authored, or co-edited eight books and over thirty articles and chapters in the areas of case method teaching, pedagogy methods, rural social work, and history of Baptist women in higher education. Dr. Scales has held leadership positions in Texas Women in Higher Education and the American Council on Education, Office of Women in Higher Education.


Rishi Sriram, Ph.D. (2010) Azusa Pacific University (Higher Education)

Rishi Sriram is assistant professor and graduate program director. Please see his academic website for more information:


In addition to the full-time faculty, the program features adjunct and affiliated faculty from Student Life, Educational Psychology, Curriculum & Instruction, and other areas of the university. Each adjunct faculty member utilizes his or her expertise and experience to enhance the learning of graduate students.